I setup LAMP stack, how do I access my site?

I setup Ubuntu, Apaceh, PHP and MySql following the documentation but can not access my site at What else do I need to do?

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Bobby Iliev
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October 8, 2020
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Hello @utsavrathour,

To me, it looks like that either the Apache service is not running or your firewall is blocking the connections.

First check if Apache is running:

systemctl status apache2

If Apache is not running you could start it with:

systemctl start apache2

If Apache is running, check if ufw allows TCP connections on port 80 and 443:

ufw status

If this is the case, you can follow the steps from this article here on how to configure your ufw:

For more information, I would recommend checking this article on How to Troubleshoot Common Apache Issues on Linux Server.

Regards, Bobby

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