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[Laravel] Can not access site when running Laravel by php artisan

Hi supporter,

I am in deploy the Laravel app on my droplets. I use the php artisan serve to run the server, but I could not access it by IP and port(8000).

Can you give me any ideas?

Regards.


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Hi there,

It sounds like that the port might not be opened via your firewall. If you are using a firewall like ufw you can open the port with the following command:

ufw allow 8000

Also keep in mind that you might have to bind it on 0.0.0.0 rather than localhost:

php artisan serve --host 0.0.0.0

That way the Laravel installation will be accessible externally via your server IP as well.

Let me know how it goes. Regards, Bobby