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I am having a weird problem and my last resort is this forum.I have a server hosting a bunch of websites using apache.All of the work expect one from my LAN.
In my LAN I have a linux webserver using NAT iptables to provide internet connectivity to my other nodes on the network.
The problem is,none of my nodes from within the LAN can access that one website on the server (in the Netherlands) , but my iptables proxy server can.
DNS is not being blocked,recursive queries are allowed and the only firewall is iptables on the NAT server.
When I try to ping the website in question, I get unknown host,but I can ping and browse any other website on the SAME server (in the netherlands),but if I try from the NAT server, I can ping and browse.So there is something that is not coming through from the NAT to the nodes and I dont know what.
On one of my linux boxes inside the LAN bind was configured and I disabled it and then everything started to work, but then 10minutes later it just stopped.
Its not the server(in the Netherlands) because I can access every other site on the server except that one site, and because everyone else can view all the sites on the server.
When I try to ping the website in question, I get unknown host,but I can ping and browse any other website on the SAME server (in the netherlands),but if I try from the NAT server, I can ping and browse.
"Unknown host" is a name resolution error. The DNS server you're using is unable to resolve the name.
Is the domain name properly registered? What does nslookup <hostname> return (replace <hostname> with the name of the web site)? How about nslookup <hostname> 126.96.36.199?