problem in my droplet

October 27, 2016 100 views
DigitalOcean Ubuntu 16.04

i created droplet but when i tried to access to this ip http://138.68.91.86/ in my browser
i get this message "Please log into your droplet via SSH to configure your LEMP installation."
i don't know why i can't access to index page in NGINX

1 Answer

This is only a bad formulation of message. It's static message that you can see in /var/www/html/index.html.
Open it if editor you like, e.g.:

  • nano /var/www/html/index.html

Observe it and you will notice that message there.
If you change that file to:

Sample index.html
<html>
<body>
<p>Hello World!</p>
</body>
</html>

Save it and exit, go to Droplet and you shall see Hello World!

For changing files you will need to SSH and you can learn more about it here.

If you have recently created a DigitalOcean Droplet, and you are new to working with Linux servers, you will need to learn how to use SSH to connect to and manage it. SSH, which stands for Secure Shell, is an encrypted network protocol that is used to for, among other...
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