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Cannot Access Website Hosted in cPanel via Port 80

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by z.andrei, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. z.andrei

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    Hi guys & gals,

    I have a CentOS 6.6 running cPanel & WHM in AWS and for the life of me I cannot get to a demo website hosted within a cPanel account. It just won't let me access that domain over port 80.

    I've created a test site (wordpress), uploaded the files to the www folder, created the database, changed the wp-config.php file, but when I navigate to the site (either by domain name or IP) I get that the "connection attempt was rejected" - ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED.


    Here's some background info about my setup:

    • cPanel and WHM run on AWS t1.micro instance (free tier)
    • Apache 2.2.29, PHP 5, WHM 11.46 build 12
    • WHM (port 2087) and cPanel (2083) can be accessed using valid wildcard SSL cert (GoDaddy)
    • FTP is working over port 21 or SFTP on port 22
    • MySQL is working, and I created a WordPress user and database
    • Within CentOS I checked ipTables and HTTP is present / accepting from anywhere
    • AWS security groups are allowing access to all necessary ports, 443, 80, 21, 22, 2083, 2087
    • DNS is with Amazon Route53, and the A Record resolves to the AWL instance Public / Elastic IP (48+ hours)
    • Within WHM i can validate my internal IP to the external IP
    • DNS (BIND) is running in WHM
    • There's one IP mapped to one NIC (eth0) shared by both WHM and cPanel
    • I'm still running the 15 day Trial cPanel
    • All services are up
    • The test domain (blog.example.com) and host (cpanel.example.com) are on the same domain.

    Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks,

    Andrei
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    It looks like you've already checked for most of the common causes of such an error message. Could you open a support ticket using the link in my signature so we can take a closer look? You can post the ticket number here so we can update this thread with the outcome.

    Thank you.
     
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