404 on one web app

Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
Wed May 25 12:47:08 UTC 2022

On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 04:31:37PM -0400, Ken Wright wrote:

Hi there,

> I've been trying to install Roundcube on my mailserver, but when I get
> to the step of starting the web-based configuration I get a 404
> message.  The server is running Ubuntu 22.04 and I've previously had
> Roundcube working, at least until I physically moved the server into my
> new office.  The .conf file shows the root as /var/www/roundcube, which
> is the correct path (I've double-checked that) but I still get that
> 404.

What http request is made of nginx, that results in the 404?

What do the various log files say, caused the 404? (As in: did nginx
auto-generate it because it was configured to serve a file that was
not present; or did nginx generate it because a try_files or something
similar was looking for a file; or did the service at other end of a
proxy_pass or fastcgi_pass generate it for its own reasons?)

(Probably the nginx config, and its "location" directives, will help
show which location is used to handle this request, and any associated


Francis Daly        francis at daoine.org

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