I’m trying to point my local hosts file on Windows to droplet IP address.
ufw is disabled. Nginx config is correct. Any other IP address in hosts file resolves in correct way but this don’t.
Is there a way to solve this?
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.test domain goes wild. Any other domain works like a charm.
You need to add the following in your hosts.file on your Windows machine :
The file is located in
c:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.Be sure to open it as an Administrator otherwise you can’t save the change made to the file.
Once that is done, open your CMD on your Windows laptop and try to ping your domain :
If the IP shown is your Droplet’s than you are good to go.
If that is the case and you still can’t load the website then the issue is with your Nginx config. IF that’s the case you can post the config here and I’ll try to assist with that as well.