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Explodicle 08-31-2006 07:33 PM

Apache2: IP displaying instead of domain
 
Hi! This is my first post on this forum, so I apologize if this problem has been addressed earlier and I didn't find it.

I've got an old desktop running Kubuntu 6.06 and Apache2 that I use as a media center and webserver. I registered a domain a while ago, (scelest.us, placeholder page for now) and haven't been able to figure this out myself. If you go to the site, you'll notice that the address bar displays my IP address, not the domain name. I called the folks I got my domain name from (GoDaddy) and they informed me that the problem is on my end.

Does anyone know how I can fix it? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.:)

dylants 09-01-2006 08:13 AM

When you type scelest.us in your browser you get the following returned:

[user@machine ~]# telnet scelest.us 80
Trying 64.202.189.170...
Connected to scelest.us (64.202.189.170).
Escape character is '^]'.
GET / HTTP/1.1
host:scelest.us

HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 13:07:07 GMT
Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
X-AspNet-Version: 2.0.50727
Location: http://71.235.205.79/
Cache-Control: private
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 138

<html><head><title>Object moved</title></head><body>
<h2>Object moved to <a href="http://71.235.205.79/">here</a>.</h2>
</body></html>

This page is a redirect to another location, which your browser then automatically follows. The redirect is to the address that is in your browser address bar, rather than a domain name.

Your issue is with the people who are hosting the domain scelest.us:

[user@machine ~]# nslookup 64.202.189.170
Server: 172.18.128.17
Address: 172.18.128.17#53

Non-authoritative answer:
170.189.202.64.in-addr.arpa name = pwfwd-v01.prod.mesa1.secureserver.net.

Authoritative answers can be found from:
189.202.64.in-addr.arpa nameserver = cns1.secureserver.net.
189.202.64.in-addr.arpa nameserver = cns2.secureserver.net.
cns1.secureserver.net internet address = 64.202.167.31
cns2.secureserver.net internet address = 68.178.211.100

And they are:
[user@machine ~]# whois secureserver.net
[Querying whois.internic.net]
[Redirected to whois.wildwestdomains.com]
[Querying whois.wildwestdomains.com]
[whois.wildwestdomains.com]
The data contained in this Registrar's Whois database,
while believed by the registrar to be reliable, is provided "as is"
with no guarantee or warranties regarding its accuracy. This information
is provided for the sole purpose of assisting you in obtaining
information about domain name registration records. Any use of
this data for any other purpose is expressly forbidden without
the prior written permission of this registrar. By submitting an
inquiry, you agree to these terms of usage and limitations of warranty.
In particular, you agree not to use this data to allow, enable, or
otherwise make possible, dissemination or collection of this data, in
part or in its entirety, for any purpose, such as the transmission of
unsolicited advertising and solicitations of any kind, including spam.
You further agree not to use this data to enable high volume, automated
or robotic electronic processes designed to collect or compile this data
for any purpose, including mining this data for your own personal or
commercial purposes.

Please note: the owner of the domain name is specified in the "registrant" field.
In most cases, the Registrar is not the owner of domain names listed in this database.


Registrant:
Special Domain Services, Inc.
14455 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States

Registered through: WWDomains.com
Domain Name: SECURESERVER.NET
Created on: 30-Mar-98
Expires on: 29-Mar-12
Last Updated on: 07-Feb-06

Administrative Contact:
Domain Services, Inc., Special dns@secureserver.net
14455 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States
4806242500 Fax --

Technical Contact:
Domain Services, Inc., Special dns@secureserver.net
14455 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States
4806242500 Fax --

Domain servers in listed order:
CNS1.SECURESERVER.NET
CNS2.SECURESERVER.NET


HTH
Dylan


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