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Index of/ and ssl problems

  • Posted February 23, 2022
  • DNS

I have this problem once in a while - instead of website it is showing an index of/ page with name/ last modified / size table header. And I dont understand why. Maybe a DNS problem?

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Hi there,

This usually happens when there is no index file in your document root. I could suggest first checking your server logs for some more information regarding the problem.

If you are using Apache, you could do that with:

tail -100 /var/log/apache2/error.log

If you are using Nginx run:

tail -100 /var/log/nginx/error.log

Also, indeed if you have multiple A records, it is possible that your website is loading from an incorrect server.

You can check that here:

https://www.whatsmydns.net/

Feel free to share the output of the error log here.

Best,

Bobby