Hey hopefully this is the right place.
I am completely new to Linux, i have just had a linux server bought for me as i was in desperate need of a dedicated server, the only problem is i am unable to access the server using the site's url or via it's IP, only by SSH and SFTP.
When i got in touch with the hosting company they said

We've checked and it appears that you may not have set the dns up on the server correctly:

dig blah.co.uk @xx.xx.xx.xx

If you resolve this issue then it should work again.

They also mention that unless i choose to install Plesk that i have to sort the issue out myself.

I don't know how to solve the problem, i tried the few bits i could scrape off google with no avail.

If someone is able to assist i would be greatly appreciatve.

P.S. below is a screenshot of the dig result (if it helps)

Many thanks in advance for any help given

what version and brand of linux is it running

is HTTP allowed in the firewall?

type "setup" and choose "firewall configuration"

commented: Thanks for solving something so simple but important +1

Thankyou very much it is all sorted now

Rep+

Ok it is not sorted, i thought it was. I can now access the server by IP address but not by url... any suggestions?

is there a published A record for the server?

How would i go about finding this out?

The pic on the first post is a result of dig

and you manage your own DNS, or does the provider do that for you?

I manage my own DNS

in that case you need to read up on general DNS and on bind/djb (whatever you are using there) to set up your server properly. until you do that - IP only