How to host forum on a IP address?

Hello,

How can I host discourse on my web server (IP Address)

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Hereโ€™s the officially supported way of installing discourse on your dedicated vps server.

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Discourse will not work without a Domain. This is in part because:

  1. You need https to work which requires a certificate issued by an authority for your domain
  2. Sending email requires a trusted domain and Discourse relies heavily on email
  3. The web app assumes you have one
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