Changing a domain name

Hi Guys!
I need to change the domain name for my passbolt VM.
I have done changes to following files:

  • etc/passbolt/passbolt.php
  • etc/nginx/sites-enabled/nginx-passbolt.conf
  • regenerated ssl certificates by the command “sudo dpkg-reconfigure passbolt-ce-server” as described here

But when I restart it shows me the nginx stub (btw certificates seem to work) but no passbolt UI.

Please suggest, what else I am missing.
Thank you!

Hello @ship_the_code and welcome to the forum!
Have you tried to run healthcheck? What is this showing?

sudo su -s /bin/bash -c "/usr/share/php/passbolt/bin/cake passbolt healthcheck" www-data

     ____                  __          ____
    / __ \____  _____ ____/ /_  ____  / / /_
   / /_/ / __ `/ ___/ ___/ __ \/ __ \/ / __/
  / ____/ /_/ (__  |__  ) /_/ / /_/ / / /
 /_/    \__,_/____/____/_.___/\____/_/\__/

 Open source password manager for teams
 Healthcheck shell


 [PASS] PHP version 8.1.2-1ubuntu2.14.
 [PASS] PCRE compiled with unicode support.
 [PASS] The temporary directory and its content are writable and not executable.
 [PASS] The logs directory and its content are writable.
 [PASS] GD or Imagick extension is installed.
 [PASS] Intl extension is installed.
 [PASS] Mbstring extension is installed.

 Config files

 [PASS] The application config file is present
 [PASS] The passbolt config file is present

 Core config

 [PASS] Debug mode is off.
 [PASS] Cache is working.
 [PASS] Unique value set for security.salt
 [PASS] Full base url is set to
 [PASS] App.fullBaseUrl validation OK.
 [FAIL] Could not reach the /healthcheck/status with the url specified in App.fullBaseUrl
 [HELP] Check that the domain name is correct in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php
 [HELP] Check the network settings

 SSL Certificate

 [WARN] SSL peer certificate does not validate
 [WARN] Hostname does not match when validating certificates.
 [WARN] Using a self-signed certificate
 [HELP] Check


 [PASS] The application is able to connect to the database
 [PASS] 32 tables found
 [PASS] Some default content is present
 [PASS] The database schema up to date.

 GPG Configuration

 [PASS] PHP GPG Module is installed and loaded.
 [PASS] The environment variable GNUPGHOME is set to /var/lib/passbolt/.gnupg.
 [PASS] The directory /var/lib/passbolt/.gnupg containing the keyring is writable by the webserver user.
 [PASS] The server OpenPGP key is not the default one
 [PASS] The public key file is defined in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php and readable.
 [PASS] The private key file is defined in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php and readable.
 [PASS] The server key fingerprint matches the one defined in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php.
 [PASS] The server public key defined in the /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php (or environment variables) is in the keyring.
 [PASS] There is a valid email id defined for the server key.
 [PASS] The public key can be used to encrypt a message.
 [PASS] The private key can be used to sign a message.
 [PASS] The public and private keys can be used to encrypt and sign a message.
 [PASS] The private key can be used to decrypt a message.
 [PASS] The private key can be used to decrypt and verify a message.
 [PASS] The public key can be used to verify a signature.
 [PASS] The server public key format is Gopengpg compatible.
 [PASS] The server private key format is Gopengpg compatible.

 Application configuration

 [FAIL] This installation is not up to date. Currently using 4.2.0 and it should be 4.5.0.
 [HELP] See.
 [FAIL] Passbolt is not configured to force SSL use.
 [HELP] Set passbolt.ssl.force to true in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php.
 [PASS] App.fullBaseUrl is set to HTTPS.
 [PASS] Selenium API endpoints are disabled.
 [PASS] Search engine robots are told not to index content.
 [INFO] The Self Registration plugin is enabled.
 [INFO] Registration is closed, only administrators can add users.
 [PASS] The deprecated self registration public setting was not found in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php.
 [WARN] Host availability checking is disabled.
 [HELP] Make sure this instance is not publicly available on the internet.
 [HELP] Or set the PASSBOLT_EMAIL_VALIDATE_MX environment variable to true.
 [HELP] Or set to true in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php.
 [PASS] Serving the compiled version of the javascript app.
 [WARN] Some email notifications are disabled by the administrator.

 JWT Authentication

 [PASS] The JWT Authentication plugin is enabled
 [PASS] The /etc/passbolt/jwt/ directory is not writable.
 [PASS] A valid JWT key pair was found

 SMTP Settings

 [PASS] The SMTP Settings plugin is enabled.
 [PASS] SMTP Settings coherent. You may send a test email to validate them.
 [PASS] The SMTP Settings source is: database.
 [WARN] The SMTP Settings plugin endpoints are enabled.
 [HELP] It is recommended to disable the plugin endpoints.
 [HELP] Or set to true in /etc/passbolt/passbolt.php.

 [FAIL] 3 error(s) found. Hang in there!

On the healthcheck you can see a fail saying that Passbolt is not reachable from the domain provided.
Have you checked if Passbolt is available using the IP instead of the domain? To check if there is a domain problem or something with the network config

I get same nginx stub

Maybe you have something wrong with the ports you are using or your VM has a firewall that blocks the connection to Passbolt.
You should check that first and then try with your domain

I seems like the changes have been enough :slight_smile:
The only thing that was left is to clean up browser app data.
I guess that was some cache/cookie/whatever issue on the browser side.
Thank you!

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