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Unable to determine IP address from host name

Posted on 2007-04-02
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When i try to access the https://secure.gateway.gov.uk/ site i get the following error

Unable to determine IP address from host name for secure.gateway.gov.uk/

Does anyone have any ideas what could cause this?
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Question by:davidrichardson
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This is a DNS issue. Try using flushing your DNS settings.

Try running:

ipconfig /flushdns


in your windows command prompt.
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by:davidrichardson
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I ran the ipconfig /flushdns on the server, still no luck
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by:tree_d
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Do you have  this a problem with other web sites, or only with this one?
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by:davidrichardson
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Just this one at the moment butI have had it with others, it seems to be secure websites that i have the problem with
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Flushed the DNS again this morning and its working now

Dave
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