Question

nginx not coming up with ip but works fine with localhost

Posted May 30, 2021 100 views
NginxUbuntu 20.04

As I was following the tutorial : https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-nginx-on-ubuntu-20-04

I have succesfully configured the nignx but I am not able to launch nginx server with my public ip but this works fine with local host. Can some one please help me this?

The command: curl -v icanhazip.com doesn’t return the public ip address as well.

Regards
Aashay

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This is probably an error with port 80. Check your firewall and check if port 80 is allowed to establish connections.

Check firewall status:

sudo ufw status

Allow Nginx Full in the firewall:

sudo ufw allow "Nginx full"

Activate your system firewall:

sudo ufw enable

Read more about firewall here - How To Set Up a Firewall with UFW on Ubuntu 18.04

by Brian Boucheron
This tutorial will show you how to set up a firewall with UFW on Ubuntu 18.04.
  • thanks, @thelovekesh I cross-checked again to see if port 80 was an issue and found it to be not. Can you please let me know if there’s any other issue to e looked at?

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    [ 1] 22/tcp ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 2] 443/tcp ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 3] 80/tcp ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 4] Nginx Full ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 5] 8000 ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 6] 37234 ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 7] OpenSSH ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 8] Nginx HTTP ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [ 9] 5601/tcp ALLOW IN Anywhere

    [10] 22/tcp (v6) ALLOW IN Anywhere (v6)

    [11] 443/tcp (v6) ALLOW IN Anywhere (v6)

    [12] 80/tcp (v6) ALLOW IN Anywhere (v6)

    Regards
    Aashay