How to debug Error 521 on a Ghost 1-Click droplet?

Posted February 5, 2020 1k views


A few hours ago I set up a new Ghost 1-Click droplet. Everything went fine and I can SSH in, update, etc without issue. However, after updating my A record at CloudFlare, and waiting a few hours, the site is still not loading (Error 521).

When I do ghost ls status does indicate running. Any ideas what else I can test? CF shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to propagate I think? And I did the manual DNS flush (locally and on CF’s flush tool).

Can anyone provide any pointers please? Thanks kindly

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I made sure that all CF IP’s are in the whitelist and also opened up port 443. Still no luck. :/

One thing I did notice - when I set SSL to Off on CF, the url in question fails with a redirection error. Not sure what that would mean tho?