I set up a micro instance (Ubuntu, 32 bit) and assigned an elastic IP (188.8.131.52)
Public DNS: ec2-23-23-245-104.compute-1.amazonaws.com
I successfully ssh’ed to the machine and installed nginx.
Then I edited the server_name attribute in nginx’s config file (/etc/nginx/sites-available/default)
Restarted nginx and hit http://ec2-23-23-245-104.compute-1.amazonaws.com but got a “could not connect” error.
What did I forget to do?
You probably forgot to add TCP port 80 to your security group in the AWS console.
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