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My site/domain has been dormant for quite some time, but I am preparing to relaunch the site.


In preparation of relaunching, I have uploaded a couple of test files to my public_html folder. When I point my browser at the page, I receive the following message in the browser window:



404 Not Found

The server can not find the requested page:

www.mydomain.net/test_page.html (port 443)

Please forward this error screen to www.mydomain.net's WebMaster.


I created a test page thru c-panel, which "previewed" fine in the HTML Editor window, but when I pointed my browser at that page, I receive the same message.


Any ideas as far as what the problem might be?



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That error, specifically the port number 443, indicates you accessed the URL using https://, but you do not have an SSL certificate for your site. You can avoid this by accessing it via http://, purchasing a SSL certificate, or using our Shared SSL. Please see http://www.totalchoicehosting.com/faq/support-ssl.html for more information on SSL.

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Perfect. Thanks.


One follow up question - when looking for a solution to my question, I can across this post on the forum https://forums.totalchoicehosting.com/index.php?showtopic=43245&hl=%22404+not+found%22 and thought that it might address my problem. So I changes the index settings of the folder. It didn't make a difference, and your solution fixed everything. What should I set the index setting back to?


Thanks again.

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