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I just ordered a server from . I am having a weird problem that even support can't find out what is that

They gave me a raw server and i install nginx just as i wanted(its successful) However when i went to http://serverip/ , browsers says page not available(aka offline)

What could it be ...First time i am getting this Its definely not an installation error on my part as i have installed nginx on numerous servers till date

What can the server guys missed? I can ssh and login via ftp fine though


Active Internet connections (only servers)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address               Foreign Address             State       PID/Program name
tcp        0      0       *                   LISTEN      1184/rpcbind
tcp        0      0        *                   LISTEN      15847/nginx
tcp        0      0        *                   LISTEN      1503/sshd
tcp        0      0     *                   LISTEN      1202/rpc.statd
tcp        0      0 :::45774                    :::*                        LISTEN      1202/rpc.statd
tcp        0      0 :::111                      :::*                        LISTEN      1184/rpcbind
tcp        0      0 :::22                       :::*                        LISTEN      1503/sshd
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Run netstat -nltp and check of port 80 is listening. – Chida Aug 25 '12 at 5:10
I added my post – Werulz Aug 25 '12 at 5:40
Like the post below, ensure your firewall allows port 80 access. What OS are you on? – Chida Aug 25 '12 at 5:45
I am in Centos 6.3 - Provided says he never installed centos 6 before , he only worked on centos 5 – Werulz Aug 25 '12 at 9:44
I once had a situation where this port was blocked by an iptables rule on a so called managed-server. – ansi_lumen Aug 26 '12 at 8:29
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Make sure you actually started nginx:

service nginx start

Make sure you opened port 80 in the firewall:

system-config-firewall-tui   # (Red Hat/CentOS)
# (You're on your own for anything else)
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Yes nginx has been firewall install on system – Werulz Aug 25 '12 at 9:45
edit u were right , i stop iptable and i was able to access port 80 – Werulz Aug 25 '12 at 10:05

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