Old 18th December 2011, 23:49
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I am trying to get the Joomla tutorial working on my Ubuntu 11.10 vmachine. I followed all of the steps in the tutorial with the exception of the hostname. The server has an FQDN of "joomla.lan.local", replacing www.example.com. Whenever I try to get to the installation directory/screen on the server, I just get the "Welcome to nginx!" home page. The server uses an internal DNS server for it's primary DNS server, which serves the wfnnj.local domain. I am trying to get to the web-page via IP address and not hostname (

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Old 19th December 2011, 12:36
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Originally Posted by n74jw View Post
I am trying to get to the web-page via IP address and not hostname (
That's the problem. You must use the hostname (joomla.lan.local), not the IP, because if you use the IP, the default vhost is served.
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