Why does nginx work at the server IP address only with default root location?
steve at greengecko.co.nz
Sun Apr 21 20:09:34 UTC 2013
At a guess, /var or /var/www isn't readable by www-data
On 22/04/2013, at 7:50 AM, "Paul N. Pace" <paulnpace at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have set up a server on Rackspace using Ubuntu 12.04 and the nginx stable PPA.
> Using the default root location of /usr/share/nginx/html the
> index.html file is displayed when I call the public IP address of the
> If I change the root location to my own /var/www/example.com/public
> the index.html file is not displayed.
> Output of ll on /var/www/example.com/public:
> drwxrwsr-x 2 www-data www-data 4096 Apr 21 04:13 ./
> drwxrwsr-x 7 www-data www-data 4096 Apr 21 03:55 ../
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 www-data www-data 624 Apr 21 04:17 index.html
> This is the only change I make and I get the failure, but I don't
> expect it. What am I doing wrong?
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