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why always that I try to use wget it says "failed: Host not found."
this is the output of what I see

[(11:31 AM)][(root@dedicated)] [(~)] $ wget ftp://ftp.ensim.com/download/pro/linux/4.0.1/ensim37-upgrader.sh
--11:22:59--  ftp://ftp.ensim.com/download/pro/linux/4.0.1/ensim37-upgrader.sh
           => `ensim37-upgrader.sh'
Resolving ftp.ensim.com... failed: Host not found.
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Question by:Xtry
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by:grblades
ID: 11871435
Hi Xtry,
Have you checked to make sure resolving is working?
What do you get if you type "host ftp.ensim.com" ?
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871597
[(11:43 AM)][(root@dedicated)] [(/var/named)] $ host ftp.ensim.com
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871670
add in the /etc/resolv.conf  

search yourisp.net
nameserver ISPNSIP example. 206.99.44.254
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by:grblades
grblades earned 200 total points
ID: 11871696
In /etc/resolv.conf there should be a line :-
nameserver w.x.y.z

w.x.y.z is the IP address of your ISP's dns server.
It sounds like this has not been configured on your system.
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871702
I have that already
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871719
I have this

nameserver 127.0.0.1
nameserver MY-1-IP
nameserver MY-2-IP
search localdomain
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871724
please check if you can ping yahoo.com
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871741
no is bad you need to resolv in the ISP i think. call your ISP and tell us bring you the ip number of the DNS server. modify the file and restart named
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871748
[(11:58 AM)][(root@Alpha)] [(~)] $ ping yahoo.com
ping: unknown host yahoo.com
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by:grblades
ID: 11871776
> nameserver 127.0.0.1
Unless you are running a DNS on your box this wont work.

> nameserver MY-1-IP
> nameserver MY-2-IP
These are not valid. You have to specify IP addresses.
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871780
well I think its something else, that file has been like that since I got it. I have never edited that file.
I think its something else, I have Fedora with Ensim on that dedicated server. Yesterday I was
trying to get ipv6 and make some AAAA records in a site and today this happens I really dont
know whats going on.
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871784
and  ping 66.94.231.99 ???
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871806
grblades, im the 'nameserver' I do have my Ips in there.
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871813
[(12:03 PM)][(root@dedicated)] [(~)] $ ping 66.94.231.99
PING 66.94.231.99 (66.94.231.99) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 66.94.231.99: icmp_seq=0 ttl=56 time=96.7 ms
64 bytes from 66.94.231.99: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=97.0 ms
64 bytes from 66.94.231.99: icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=96.5 ms
64 bytes from 66.94.231.99: icmp_seq=3 ttl=55 time=96.6 ms

[5]+  Stopped                 ping 66.94.231.99
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871827
yes xtry i give you the named for ipv6. but. the problem in here i think is you turn on bind. and the resolution try to make in your box and no in your ISP.

we need to change the resolv.conf to do that like grblade says   you need a specific IP ADDRESS
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11871837
ok. please remove the ipv6 reverse resolution. if you create. because this is the problem you have an error in the reverse resolution. :(
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by:grblades
ID: 11871849
OK it sounds like your nameserver is not working in that case.
Can you try restarting it by typing "/etc/init.d/named restart" and then see if it works.
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871898
they are specified, in my file '/etc/resolv.conf' this is what I have

nameserver 127.0.0.1
nameserver 207.218.245.135
nameserver 207.218.247.135
search localdomain
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871913
[(12:05 PM)][(root@dedicated)] [(~)] $ /etc/init.d/named restart
Stopping named:                                            [FAILED]
Starting named:                                            [  OK  
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by:Xtry
ID: 11871935
ok I just removed everything what I did yesterday about IPv6 =(
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by:pablouruguay
ID: 11872244
and now? work ping yahoo.com ??
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by:Xtry
ID: 11872263
Nothing I restarted named then the network then the server and nothing still the same.
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pablouruguay earned 300 total points
ID: 11872346
change in the resolv.conf the ip numbers

nameserver 216.88.77.7



and remove the others. this ip number is the NS server of you connection. truy restart named after that and comment.
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by:Xtry
ID: 11872900
thanks a lot for the quick response.
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