How do I add webpage to apache2 after setting up Nextcloud linode?
I am having trouble finding information on how to properly modify an existing Apache2 install.
I just setup a Nextcloud linode and I have it setup with a subdomain, and it's using let's encrypt.
I would like to setup the apache2 install to also serve a webpage (not nextcloud) to the www domain and also use let's encrypt.
Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
The same way you set up any other site on apache2… The existence of NextCloud does not change the laws of physics in apache-world.
You don't say which distro you're using. Here's how I would do it on Debian or Ubuntu (Debian's downstream child)…
Create a file in /etc/apache2/sites-available…call it mysite.conf.
Put the following content in mysite.conf:
<VirtualHost _default_:443> # Admin email, Server Name (domain name), and any aliases # ServerAdmin email@example.com # this is optional ServerName mydomain.com # this is optional ServerSignature Off # this is optional Include /the/path/to/letsencrypt/options-ssl-apache.conf SSLCertificateFile /the/path/to/letsencrypt/live/mydomain.com/cert.pem SSLCertificateKeyFile /the/path/to/letsencrypt/live/mydomain.com/privkey.pem SSLCACertificateFile /the/path/to/letsencrypt/live/mydomain.com/chain.pem # Index file and Document Root (where the public files are located) # DirectoryIndex index.html DocumentRoot /the/path/to/your/site # does NOT have to be under /var/www! Alias "/some/url" "/the/path/to/your/site" # does NOT have to be under /var/www! <Directory /the/path/to/your/site> # does NOT have to be under /var/www! SSLOptions +StdEnvVars AllowOverride None # disables .htaccess (consult the docs) Options -Indexes Require all granted </Directory> </VirtualHost>
- Create a file called /the/path/to/your/site/index.html with the following content:
<html> <head></head> <body> <h1>Hello World!</h1> </body> </html>
Enable your site: sudo a2ensite mysite. Fix any errors. Rinse. Repeat.
Restart your server: sudo systemctl restart apache2. Fix any errors. Rinse. Repeat.
Navigate to https://www.mydomain.com/some/url . You should see the words "Hello World!" as a first-level heading.
This is just a basic guide and there are probably errors. Obviously, I've left out a lot of the details here…especially about correct file ownership and permissions. You'll have to figure this out by yourself. Generally, everything should be owned by www-data:www-data and have permissions of at least 0644 (-rw-r--r--).
Here's the apache2 documentation: https://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/