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looking for the location of $domain variable in the default vhost file in a Marketplace Wordpress setup

Hi I’m trying to find where the value for $domain is stored on a Marketplace wordpress install

during installation it asks for you domain and a few other things and then it updates files

The /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf file is below

UseCanonicalName On

<VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost

    ServerName $domain
    ServerAlias www.$domain

    DocumentRoot /var/www/html

    <Directory /var/www/html/>
        Options FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride All
        Require all granted
    </Directory>

    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined

</VirtualHost>

I’m tryng to find where the value $domain is stored I checked the only spot I know of /etc/apache2/conf-available/fqdn.conf and it’s not there

I know I could directly change that value ServerName [NEW-DOMAIN-NAME] but would like to know where that variable is being stored in case it affects other things.

also side question where is the value for ${APACHE_LOG_DIR} stored at.

Thanks


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Hi,

Same here! I would like to know where $domain is stored because I change my wordpress url and $_SERVER[‘SERVER_NAME’] still has the old url so I have some bad redirect (like /wp-admin).

I know I could directly change that value but I prefer to know where $domain is store to change it. You didn’t answer that question… and can’t find it.

Update : Found a solution! In site-available the conf file is using $domain but in site-enabled the conf file contains the url that I could modify.

Hello,

I’ve just gone through the initial setup script for the Marketplace Wordpress Droplet and it looks like that the only place where the $domain is specified is in the /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default.conf file.

You could take a look at the setup script as well, to do so just create a new Wordpress Droplet from the Marketplace, then SSH to the droplet, press CTRL+C to exit the setup screen and with your favorite text editor open this file here:

/opt/digitalocean/wp_setup.sh

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby