Why does nginx work at the server IP address only with default root location?
Paul N. Pace
paulnpace at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 20:14:35 UTC 2013
Steve, you are a Linux genius, and I am but a humble plebe, forever in
On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Steve Holdoway <steve at greengecko.co.nz> wrote:
> 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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