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Re: Trouble setting up SSL

September 04, 2022 08:26PM
OMG. I went around so many times trying to figure it out I forgot to
re-check my router's port forwarding. I must have changed it at some
point. A million thanks!

On 9/4/22 18:10, Thomas Ward wrote:
> Is this on a VPS?  They might have and additional firewall on the
> hosting side you need to adjust.
>
> If this is behind a routwer and you are outside the network make sure
> to port-forward port 443.
>
>
>
> Sent from my Galaxy
>
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Brian Carey <biscotty666@gmail.com>
> Date: 9/4/22 19:55 (GMT-05:00)
> To: nginx@nginx.org
> Subject: Re: Trouble setting up SSL
>
> Thanks so much for your reply. See answers below.
>
> On 9/4/22 17:48, Moshe Katz wrote:
>> Here are a few things you can check (all of these need to be run as
>> root or using `sudo`):
>>
>> Is nginx actually listening on port 443? There are lots of different
>> commands you can use to check this, but I like to use `netstat -lptn
>> | grep nginx`.
>>
> root@biscotty-lt:/etc/nginx/conf.d# netstat -lptn | grep nginx
> tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:443             0.0.0.0:*
>               LISTEN      58325/nginx: master
> tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:80              0.0.0.0:*
>               LISTEN      58325/nginx: master
>> Is there an error in your config? Check this with `nginx -t`.
>
> root@biscotty-lt:/etc/nginx/conf.d# nginx -t
> nginx: the configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf syntax is ok
> nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test is successful
>
>>
>> Have you allowed port 443 through your firewall? Check
>> `/var/log/syslog` for firewall messages.
> I've disabled the firewall until I get this resolved.
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2022, 7:27 PM Brian Carey <biscotty666@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm pretty new to nginx but do have a server up and running. I've
>> been
>> pulling my hair out over ssl setup though. I have read the docs
>> on your
>> server and some others like the alpine site. The most recent
>> attempt I
>> followed the video tutorial on your website. Whenever I try to
>> connect
>> via ssl it hangs.  I hope someone here has some ideas because I
>> don't
>> know where else to turn.
>>
>> No errors show in the nginx logs.
>>
>> I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. Nginx was installed following the
>> instructions
>> on your website.
>>
>> When I try to access http://www.biscotty.dev with curl I get a
>> response.
>> If I explicitly request https it hangs indefinitely. The
>> commands/responses are posted below.
>>
>> Not sure if this matters but I have learned that dev domains try to
>> enforce https, so explicitly using http in a browser gui craps
>> out no
>> matter what, but curl ignores this and serves you via http anyway. I
>> don't know if this matters but I thought I would mention it.
>>
>> Here is my .conf file. I have not modified anything else from the
>> initial install.
>>
>> '''
>> server {
>> listen 80 default_server;
>> server_name www.biscotty.dev http://www.biscotty.dev;
>> return 301 https://$server_name$request_uri;
>> }
>>
>> server {
>> listen 443 ssl;
>> server_name www.biscotty.dev http://www.biscotty.dev;
>>
>> ssl_certificate /etc/nginx/ssl/biscotty.dev
>> http://biscotty.dev.crt;
>> ssl_certificate_key /etc/nginx/ssl/biscotty.dev
>> http://biscotty.dev.key;
>>
>> location / {
>> root /usr/share/nginx/html;
>> index index.html index.htm;
>> }
>> }
>> '''
>> '''
>> root@biscotty-lt:/etc/nginx/conf.d# curl -I http://biscotty.dev
>> HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
>> Server: nginx/1.23.1
>> Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 21:05:01 GMT
>> Content-Type: text/html
>> Content-Length: 169
>> Connection: keep-alive
>> Location: https://www.biscotty.dev/
>>
>> root@biscotty-lt:/etc/nginx/conf.d# curl -I https://biscotty.dev
>> ^C
>> ```
>>
>>
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Subject Author Posted

Trouble setting up SSL

biscotty September 04, 2022 07:28PM

Re: Trouble setting up SSL

Moshe Katz September 04, 2022 07:50PM

Re: Trouble setting up SSL

biscotty September 04, 2022 07:56PM

RE: Trouble setting up SSL

Thomas Ward September 04, 2022 08:12PM

Re: Trouble setting up SSL

biscotty September 04, 2022 08:26PM

Re: Trouble setting up SSL

biscotty September 04, 2022 08:04PM



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