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Topic # 111711 13-Nov-2012 01:13
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Hey all,

I am on the InHome service in Kapiti

I'm having an odd issue with certain websites not resolving DNS - namely www.seriouslyboard.co.nz
I know it's not down, because downforeveryone told me so, and I can access using my cellphone.

If I try and run a tracert it won't resolve, and resetting the modem doesn't seem to work.

I had the same issue with escapist magazine a couple of years ago, although that seems to be fine now..

Any thoughts?

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  Reply # 716128 13-Nov-2012 02:42
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Questor: Hey all,

I am on the InHome service in Kapiti

I'm having an odd issue with certain websites not resolving DNS - namely www.seriouslyboard,co.nz I know it's not down, because downforeveryone told me so, and I can access using my cellphone. If I try and run a tracert it won't resolve, and resetting the modem doesn't seem to work. I had the same issue with escapist magazine a couple of years ago, although that seems to be fine now..Any thoughts?


Perhaps it is the comma in the URL

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  Reply # 716131 13-Nov-2012 06:09
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It would help if you can tell us what DNS servers you are using.

It's working fine for me here with 203.97.78.43 and 203.97.78.44 which are the recommended TCL DNS servers.



 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 716139 13-Nov-2012 07:16
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It works just fine for me. As sbidde said, check that your setup is using the correct DNS.






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  Reply # 716140 13-Nov-2012 07:19
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RunningMan: Perhaps it is the comma in the URL


Smart arse :P

Yes I am using the correct DNS servers.


Ah well, I'll try resetting the modem and my router one more time, and flushing my DNS cache just in case

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  Reply # 716142 13-Nov-2012 07:20
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Are you using automatic DHCP settings on your PC? Are you sure you don't have an entry in the hosts file for this domain?







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  Reply # 716143 13-Nov-2012 07:24
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My whole network is static IPs

And my hosts file is basically blank - definitely nothing there for this domain - it was working fine until about a week ago.

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  Reply # 716145 13-Nov-2012 07:26
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If your whole network is static IP, then check that your PC is using the correct DNS (either TCL or router) and not something else.






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  Reply # 716148 13-Nov-2012 07:46
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Yeah it's using the tcl servers.
The oddest thing is that it is just that domain and it has worked previously.

I have tried from other machines on the network and no joy there either.

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  Reply # 716149 13-Nov-2012 07:49
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Are you using TCL DNS servers on your static IP's or your router's with DNSmasq running on the router?

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  Reply # 716346 13-Nov-2012 13:13
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I note that www.seriouslyboard.co.nz redirects to seriouslyboard.co.nz (sans www), try accessing the latter directly.

What IP does a simple ping give you for seriouslyboard.co.nz






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  Reply # 716473 13-Nov-2012 15:17
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I get 119.47.118.82 - which times out when I try to ping.

Sorry been busy at work all day so unable to try anything else

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  Reply # 716489 13-Nov-2012 15:38
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That's the IP I get, and it pings fine from here (TelstraClear Cable, Chch).

Can you ping from your router's admin interface, to eliminate your PC from the equation.

Could be that you've been firewalled by the server.






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  Reply # 716495 13-Nov-2012 15:44
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Questor:
RunningMan: Perhaps it is the comma in the URL


Smart arse :P



Sorry, I couldn't resist ;-)



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  Reply # 716508 13-Nov-2012 15:56
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nope it just times out from the router too.

running a tracert I get this:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 192.168.2.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 10 ms 9 ms 11 ms lo0.internet.ivpn.pe25.telstraclear.net [218.101
.61.124]
4 23 ms 21 ms 26 ms 203.167.232.170
5 26 ms 107 ms 27 ms 203.167.232.173
6 35 ms 22 ms 21 ms gig-0-0-0.sbr01.alb01.akl.VOCUS.net.nz [123.100.
64.242]
7 24 ms 51 ms 30 ms gi4-18.hsa1.alb.maxnet.net.nz [123.100.64.135]
8 22 ms 23 ms 21 ms gi3-819.akmn1-br1.webhost.co.nz [123.100.127.213
]
9 23 ms 23 ms 23 ms gi1-8.akmn1-csw1.webhost.co.nz [119.47.119.134]

10 * * * Request timed out.

etc....

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  Reply # 716529 13-Nov-2012 16:17
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I would say your IP (or block surrounding it) has been blocked by the server.

My traceroute:
traceroute to 119.47.118.82 (119.47.118.82), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1 192.168.10.1 (192.168.10.1) 0.309 ms 0.344 ms 0.354 ms
2 * * *
3 lo0.internet.ivpn.pe22.telstraclear.net (218.101.61.114) 15.859 ms 15.868 ms 16.797 ms
4 203.167.232.170 (203.167.232.170) 29.249 ms 29.238 ms 29.229 ms
5 203.167.232.173 (203.167.232.173) 27.369 ms 27.378 ms 27.327 ms
6 gig-0-0-0.sbr01.alb01.akl.VOCUS.net.nz (123.100.64.242) 28.423 ms 38.394 ms 24.805 ms
7 gi4-18.hsa1.alb.maxnet.net.nz (123.100.64.135) 29.776 ms 30.941 ms 30.928 ms
8 gi3-819.akmn1-br1.webhost.co.nz (123.100.127.213) 29.666 ms 29.266 ms 29.227 ms
9 gi1-8.akmn1-csw1.webhost.co.nz (119.47.119.134) 30.848 ms 30.858 ms 30.852 ms
10 linuxplesk14.openhost.net.nz (119.47.118.82) 31.029 ms 30.884 ms 30.883 ms




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