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Nginx, Django - Domain gives 400 (Bad Request) but reaching through IP Adress des work...

Posted May 2, 2020 5k views
NginxDjango

Hi,

I added the domain to allowed hosts already like that:

ALLOWED_HOSTS = ["161.35.74.202", "*.example.de", "example.de"]
code

This is how my nginx sites available file looks like:

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name 161.35.74.202 example.de;

code

I am really frustrated right now because I cant find the mistake here.
I tried a lot and would be really really grateful for an advice. Thanks

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Hi @mendax23,

Please change the allowed hosts from

ALLOWED_HOSTS = ["161.35.74.202", "*.example.de", "example.de"]

To

ALLOWED_HOSTS += ["161.35.74.202", "*.example.de", "example.de"]

You need to use += rather than just = so that it appends everything after the first entry.

Please try with that and see if you would get the proper outcome.

Additionally, I noticed the same question has been answered here - https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/400-error-bad-request-when-visiting-domain-name-ip-address-loads-fine

You may want to go through it, it might provide some other good suggestions.

Regards,
KDSys

  • Thanks for the quick answer.
    I already tried everything on that post and it does not work.

    The change to “+=” did not change anything.
    Have you another advice maybe.

    Thanks

Try server_name 161.35.74.202 .example.de;

With this dot before example.de it uses *.example.de and example.de

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