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Old 09-12-2009, 10:43 PM   #1
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DNS is hosed, machine disappears from net

I have been bringing up a new VPS hosted box and having DNS issues.

Here's the history:
- Get a static IP addy and name from GoDaddy years ago. Park them there. Forget about them.

- Get a VPS host package, intending to use the domain name parked at GoDaddy. Get a new IP addy ( with the package.

- Bring up the machine using the domain name that is parked at GoDaddy, but the new IP address.

- Go to GoDaddy and enter names of VPS service's DNS servers. Note that whois notices the change. Machine will ping and telnet but there are problems configuring mail.

- On the VPS service's site, belatedly enter the names of their DNS servers. Hit OK, and wait a bit.

- Machine will not ping or telnet using it's domain name. Can ping it's ip address or ssh in to it but get complaint that rDNS is hosed, so ssh thinks I am a burglar (not surprising).

What is going on??? Domain is

Old 09-13-2009, 06:12 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Malaysia - KULMY / CNXTH
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look like the dns which is assigned to use for this domain is not configured to resolv this domain

[noc@nc ~]$ nslookup NS1.VPSLINK.COM

*** Can't find No answer

do u have access to NS1.VPSLINK.COM?


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