Noob Question: IP doesn't connect anymore

  • Posted May 25, 2014

I set up a rails app called discourse on my droplet. The IP for my droplet ( was working for the first 5 or so days, now when I try to access it directly via the IP I get the following message - “Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to”

I’m not sure what happened. My droplet still shows as active. The app was working last time I checked. Could it have been hacked? Is there any way to try restarting the droplet?


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<pre>~: telnet 80 <br>Trying… <br>telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused</pre> <br>Looks like your webserver crashed. You can try starting it (nginx: <code>sudo service nginx start</code>, apache: <code>sudo service apache2 start</code>) or rebooting your droplet (<code>sudo reboot</code>) which should fix it.