My Create Virtual Host Doesn't Work

  • Posted October 23, 2014

I have followed the detailed instructions on How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . When I go to I get - Example Domain

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When I go to - a website comes up for

I can’t figure out why the html PAGES ON Apache2 will not show. I have created the HTML pages.

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Apache2 Server


1.Make sure you include the file types (index.htm,index.html) with in the vhost entry. 2. Make sure that the apache user has correct permissions on your www directory

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I have follow all steps and create virtual directory then when run file given error all contents encoding format. how to solve this issue in Ubuntu. Example link


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Thanks everyone for helping. I went over all my files to make everything was spelled correct and in the right file. I finally got it to work using URL

Hi! and should be replaced by the domain names that you actaully own and use. In the tutorial “How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS,” everything highlighted in red is meant to be replaced.