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Cannot access Externally hosted website from within Domain - Strange behavior

Last Modified: 2013-12-02
Hi Experts.

I am having the good-old issue of being unable to access the company website from within the LAN.
However, this website is EXTERNALLY hosted.

website: www.company.com -> xxx.xxx.xxx.91
domain external ip: xxx.xxx.xxx.165
hosting isp dns: xxx.xxx.xxx.91 (same as website in nslookup)
domain dns server: -> forwards to: [opendns servers]
domain fqdn: companynet.local (different to company.com)

router: BiGuard S10 (

from within the LAN:
ping company.com -> request time out
nslookup company.com -> correct ip address.
visiting http://xxx.xxx.xxx.91 -> page could not be displayed
visiting http://*.company.com -> page could not be displayed

I have viewed the many posts on here with people having the same issue as me, and unfortunately none of the solutions I have tried work!

I have created a new Zone lookup for company.com with an A record pointing to xxx.xxx.xxx.91 to no success.

Please help!
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