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IP, domain name and nginx

If I enter the IP in the URL box in the browser it takes well to my website. But if I enter the domain name, it takes me to the Welcome to Nginx web page.

How is that ? and how to fix it?


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Hi @chefvillas ,

You are probably using the default nginx configuration file. If you would like to let nginx listen on a domain name, you will have to edit the configuration. Normally this would be either under

/usr/local/nginx

or

/etc/nginx

Then find the .conf file that is needed, and change the server_name:

listen          80;
server_name     mydomain.com;

Hope this helps you out.