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nginx default page

i open server through ip not has domain yet! when i open ip in browser i get nginx default page before i install it. after install nginx still get default page . i remove default file from site available and still show nginx welcome


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alexdo
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June 27, 2024

Heya, @husseinahmed

You can test your Nginx configuration for syntax errors:

sudo nginx -t

The next step will be to reload Nginx to apply the changes:

sudo systemctl reload nginx

Also, ensure your firewall allows HTTP traffic. For example, if you are using UFW, run:

sudo ufw allow 'Nginx Full

Now you should see the content of your custom index.html file instead of the Nginx default welcome page.

Regards

Bobby Iliev
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June 26, 2024

Hi there,

After removing the default Nginx server block, did you restart the Nginx service?

sudo systemctl reload nginx

Every time you make a change to the Nginx configuration, you would need to restart the Nginx service.

It is a good practice you first do a config test with nginx -t and only if you get Syntax OK then proceed with the restart.

Let me know how it goes.

- Bobby

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