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What exactly is "server_name" in nginx configuration file ?
What exactly is “server_name” in nginx configuration file ?
I’m trying to set up 2 websites with different domain names.
I bought 2 domain names and pointed them to my droplet IP. I use Ubuntu droplet and nginx.
It works when I set only 1 website - then both domain names results by opening that website.
But later I tried to create 2 websites and set nginx to serve each website to its domain name.
I get one of the two results: both domain names opens first website, or both domain names get ERRCONNECTIONREFUSED.
I played around with the nginx configuration, looked at some tutorials here, but it doesn’t work for me.
So I want to go from start :-)
What exactly is “server_name” ? And what should it looks like ? Like domain name, folder name, configuration file name ?
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