Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

DNS Issue

Posted on 2003-11-19
16
238 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
After a recent upgrade to Windows 2000 Server/Active Directory I am unable to view our company web page.  All other web pages can be viewed just fine.  The ISP IP address are listed in the forward lookup zone. also, I have a www host that points to the IP address still no luck.  If I put the IP number on a client machine I am able to view it, remove it unable to voew it. ??????????
0
Comment
Question by:dtooth71
  • 6
  • 5
  • 2
  • +2
16 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9780053
on the client machine, open up a command prompt

type ipconfig /flushdns

release IP and then renew IP. .. that should do it.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dtooth71
ID: 9780169
unfortunately not.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9780252
tell me something

1. ping the windows 2000 server by its name?

2. ping using IP?

3. did you restart the machine after clearing the DNS resolver Cache?
0
Simplifying Server Workload Migrations

This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.

 

Author Comment

by:dtooth71
ID: 9780294
1) successful
2)successful
3) I did this step prior to this day, whaich after I restarted
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9780338
so you are able to ping by IP address as well as FQDN.. hmm.. doesnt seem to be DNS issue then. are you pinging from a internal machine on the same subnet or from a different one?

are you using any secure certificate?
0
 

Author Comment

by:dtooth71
ID: 9780366
Yes, by IP and FQDN.  the pings are from an internal machine on the same subnet.???
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9780423
well then it is certain that it is not the DNs problem. try doing this, on the client machine. go to the IE options, clear all the cookies and temporary internet files. may be it is holding some information that is preventing it from accessging the website.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:TooKoolKris
ID: 9780494
So you're saying that the clients can see the page if the IP is in the URL but not if the domain name is placed in the URL? What DNS address are the clients using? The internal DNS server or that of the ISP? If the host record for your company web site is in the Internal DNS the your clients need to be looking here first and then forward to the ISP's if it can't resolve.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dtooth71
ID: 9780600
clearing the cookies and such did nothing.
the client machines can view the page I put the IP address of the hosting server in the DNS TCP/IP settings.
There is not a DNS setting specified on the client machines.  
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:TooKoolKris
ID: 9781168
Well then you need to setup a DHCP server so that the clients can get this DNS information when they get their IP.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Rob Stone
ID: 9785665
You could try putting the IP in the HOSTS file of the client, although this will only help prove if it is a DNS problem, its not really a solution.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9812062
i would like to know how did the author fix the problem?

Pashamod: I will have no objection , if the author is ready to share the fix.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dtooth71
ID: 9812532
I added a www alias corresponding to the site.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:adonis1976
ID: 9812628
thanks dtooth71.

Pashamod: I have no objections closing the question
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 9831793
PAQed, with points refunded (500)

Computer101
E-E Admin
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Server Hard Drive Expansion 2 157
Windows timing on domain Pcs 4 449
Windows 2000 Repair NTDS.dit - Single DC no system backups available. 13 810
Can’t delete a file 14 177
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Giving access to ESXi shell console is always an issue for IT departments to other Teams, or Projects. We need to find a way so that teams can use ESXTOP for their POCs, or tests without giving them the access to ESXi host shell console with a root …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used.

790 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question