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Site accessible through IP and domain name -- is this a problem?

  • Posted November 10, 2013

I have setup a LAMP environment on my droplet. My site is accessible through the IP address as well as the domain name. Is this an indication that I set up Apache incorrectly? I want my site accessible through the domain name only.

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<b>“Is this an indication that I set up Apache incorrectly?”</b> <br> <br>No. <br> <br><b>" I want my site accessible through the domain name only."</b> <br> <br>Check out <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts”>How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS</a>.

It is default configuration. Read about virtual hosts

You can enable NameVirtualHost and divert all the traffic by hosts. <br>That way you can add multiple domain names to one Apache server. <br> <br>Example configuration: <br> <br>NameVirtualHost *:80 <br><VirtualHost *:80> <br> ServerName domain.com <br> DocumentRoot /var/www/mywebsite <br></VirtualHost> <br> <br>What’s the desired configuration? <br>How would you like it to act? <br>