ron101

Cant get web site on the net

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I had to go to bed but before i went i suddenly thought HOSTS FILE ,in there it was empty so i quickly put it those 3 address's we had and went to bed. In the morn it still wouldn't work but within the hr it was live HOORAY.So make of that what you will , its live and that all i know.

thank you bphlpt & Tripredacus for your work.

" Im sorry Ive had a stroke 1st JUNE 2003 down the right hand side of my body taking my arm, leg, foot and face so it makes me a bit slow in comprehending what it was you were saying".

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For all intents and purposes, www.ronuk.org and ronuk.org are the same. A server or browser may automatically insert the www. to the domain upon going to the site. Either way, both addresses should resolve to the same IP. You should email who handles your name server and see if it is something they can take a look at.

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According to this http://www.whatsmydns.net/ :

http://www.whatsmydns.net/#A/www.ronuk.org

www.ronuk.org is OK *everywhere* but in India (and resolves correctly to 81.102.255.73)

whilst:

http://www.whatsmydns.net/#A/ronuk.org

resolves *everywhere* included India to 174.129.88.121

which is one of those "placeholder" (vaguely suspect) sites:

http://whois.domaintools.com/174.129.88.121

This however happens only for "A" records.

It is possible that you have not set the DNS record correctly.

The DNS record A name should be for the name WITHOUT the www.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fully_qualified_domain_name

And the www is an Alias or CNAME, example:

https://support.eapps.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/292/45/eapps-portal---dns-manager

Your provider (and their "control panel") may use different approach, however.

Check also through this:

http://www.preshweb.co.uk/cgi-bin/dns-propagation-tracker.pl

jaclaz

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