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How to run more then 1 app on 1 droplet?

Hey everyone, I am new to deployment and Digital Ocean in particular, so sorry in advance.

I deployed .NET Web App, ran it as a service on my Droplet, configured Nginx and linked it with my domain and SSL certificate. It works perfectly, I can access my app with https://my_domain.

The question is can I run another app on the same droplet with another domain and SSL certificate? I tried it and got problems, is it impossible to do? What’re another options to run several apps with different domains on digital ocean then?

Appreciate your help.

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Hello,

Yes, yes this is doable. As you are already using Nginx, you could host multiple applications by adding multiple Nginx server blocks.

For a step by step guide on how to do that, check out this tutorial here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-nginx-server-blocks-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-16-04

Also, here is a quick demo on how to do this with Docker, in your case it would be quite similar, but with your .NET backend service:

Hope that this helps. Best, Bobby