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dns redirection

Posted on 2004-08-25
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i'm trying to access a website, within my network it directs it to the old dns name.  but when i access it from an external isp, it directs it to the new one.  any clues why?
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Question by:Pentrix2
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by:kabaam
ID: 11893658
is this a site you are hosting internally?
Check your dns server for a record to the old site.
Flush dns cache on server and clients.
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11893676
no, i'm not hosting the site internally.  a outside company is hosting the site for me.
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11893697
there is no flush dns cache

i do is on my server

ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /registerdns

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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11893754
and i also did this on the client workstation, still no success.
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by:adamdrayer
ID: 11894007
type "nslookup <webaddress>" at a command prompt.

Take note of what it is uses as the DNS server to resolve it.
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894196
The first one is my dns server

The non-authorative answer is

63.149.6.91, 63.149.6.91

which is the old one, it should go to 209.217.33.231
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by:adamdrayer
ID: 11894226
You have to change the DNS request forwarding in your DNS server.  In the DNS MMC, right-click your server, goto properties, and then "forwarders"
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894308
would it be a host or alias type?  how would i create the forwarding on my dns server?
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894359
i see in the Forwarders tab


Forwarders help resolve any DNS queries not answered by this server.

do i go ahead and put in the 209.217.33.231 address?
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by:adamdrayer
ID: 11894380
no I'm sorry, I read the last post incorrectly
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894386
then, how would i do this?
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adamdrayer earned 500 total points
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click "action -> clear cache"

Then look through your forward lookup zones for a hardcoded record for this particular website.

How long has it been since the IP address changed?  sometimes it takes 48 hours.
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894439
in this area, there are only workstations listed with their ips, no websites listed????
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by:Pentrix2
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it's been awhile, and i already done that clear cache awhile ago.
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by:adamdrayer
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did you try and clear the cache and try again?

I have to go to lunch for an hour
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894471
yes, i tried that several times already
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by:Pentrix2
ID: 11894673
i don't see any sites listed there, only workstations with their ip.
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