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Trying to run Nginx with Ubuntu / Python /Django only results in 404 error

  • Posted April 13, 2020
  • Nginx

Hi, I have set up Ubuntu, Python3.7, Django3.0.2 and Postgres as per the DigitalOcean tutorial on a DigitalOcean server. Gunicorn works and the Nginx server loads but only gets a 404 error from the browser. Has anyone had this error and fixed it, or is there a tutorial I can refer to. I’m new to Nginx. Thanks

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Hi @peterdp,

It seems you haven’t configured your server blocks in Nginx properly. DigitalOcean have a pretty good tutorial how to do that. You can check that here :

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-nginx-server-blocks-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-16-04

Additionally, there is another article which can help you with your problem. It’s about configuring Django with Nginx. You can view that here as well

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-serve-django-applications-with-uwsgi-and-nginx-on-ubuntu-14-04

If you experience issues with your application after you’ve checked both articles. Please post your Nginx virtual file for your domain here.

Regards, KDSys