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How to redirect IP address to Domain name (Ubuntu Joomla 3.4.3 on 14.04 application)

Posted September 4, 2015 3.1k views
UbuntuJoomlaCMSApplications

Hi all!
My Joomla site accessible both by IP and domain name on Ubuntu Joomla 3.4.3 on 14.04 application droplet.
I need my site accessible only by domain name.
What I need to do?

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You can use a rewrite rule in your VHOST to get this working. The vhost configuration you should use depends on what webserver you are using. For nginx example you can check this docu:
http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/convertingrewriterules.html
For apache you can use something like this:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^12\.34\.56\.789$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.domainname.com/$1 [L,R=301]

Hope you can figure it out with this information.

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