We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Unable to open my domain with FrontPage

JgFarris
JgFarris asked
on
277 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
I've just switched to a new hosting company.  I've been with many in the past, so I'm very familiar with Windows servers and FrontPage.  However, with this particular host, I can't get FrontPage to access any of my domains.  I get the following error message BEFORE it even prompts me for a username or password.

Unable to open 'http://mydomain.com'.  Possible causes:
1.  The web server may not have the FrontPage server extensions installed.
2.  The web server may be temporarily out of service.
3.  If you are connecting through a proxy server, the proxy settings may be incorrect.
4.  An error may have occurred in the web server.

I contacted the tech-support department of my host and they verified that the extension were installed properly and they successfully logged into my domains with FrontPage.  This makes it sound like it could be on my end, but if it is, it's not a universal problem to all FrontPage servers because I can still log into one of my other hosts with FrontPage with no problem.

I'm really desperate for a resolution as I have several clients depending on me.  :-)

Any ideas?

Jerry
Comment
Watch Question

Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Commented:
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
That is true.  We actually ran nto this probel a few weeks ago because the client, instead of updating the name servers, she added them.  So the http://www.domain.com was going to one server & http://domain.com was going to another one.  

If it is the hsting company's fault, tell them they need to add www to their records.

-Corey
Did the DNS change in your domain registrar update correctly?
Also, on the off chance that your previous webhost also happened to be your internet service provider, did they flush their DNS of your old domain names. (I see that quite a bit at my workplace)

Brandon
Commented:
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Commented:
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Commented:
I can't even open the console to attempt to stop it. MMC won't run.

Commented:
Oops. I replied to the wrong question. Please ignore my previous comment.
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a sample view!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.