403 Error After Fresh Install

I’m new to Discourse, I have set up a Digital Ocean droplet and used their Discourse marketplace app.

The install went fine, I pointed my domain to the IP address (a record)

However, when I type in the subdomain I get a 403 error and when I type in the Digital Ocean IP address I get nothing (IP address not found)

Does anyone know where I might be going wrong? Thanks!

In my personal opinion, you went wrong by installing discourse via the marketplace. I dislike that thing :blush:

Can you rebuild the droplet and follow the official install.

It would be easier, than to troubleshoot and fix the broken marketplace one.


It sounds like you have a dns problem or otherwise don’t know the ip address of your droplet.

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