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Old 08-30-2004, 10:47 AM   #1
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Can ping IP's, but not names. Why???

Running Linux 8.0, I can ping IP addresses and connect to websites via IP addresses, but not if I use the name.
For example, I cannot ping, but CAN ping
Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
Old 08-30-2004, 10:57 AM   #2
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you need to know your DNS server setting and put it in /etc/resolv.conf
Old 08-30-2004, 11:03 AM   #3
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Got them in there. Originally had our webhost DNS Servers in there ( and and just changed them to our ISP ( and
Same results for both, can ping IP's but not website names.
Old 08-30-2004, 11:22 AM   #4
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Aaahhhhh, I can breathe again! Its fixed.
Qwest changed their DNS Servers and were nice enough to not let us know!
Yet another strike against Qwest......
Thanks for the suggestions Demonbane!!!


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