Solved

Stale DNS Issues

Posted on 2012-03-13
3
268 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-14
I use DNS made easy for external dns.  I had a record pointing to a server in my environment from DNS made easy.  It was working fine.  Now i have moved the location of server to the cloud and changed my DMSMadeeasy.  I can ping the IP address from my network, but cannot ping the web address.  I removed the old record from my internal dns and have waited about 7-8 days for it to clear.  I continue to get  "Ping request could not find host www3.advance-trading.com. Please check the name and try again."  If I edit the host file on my pc and put in the IP address where the web address points it will work.  Any ideas how i can fix this so i don't have to edit host files for everyone?
Using:DNSMadeeasy, Windows Server 2003, and SonicWall Firewall
0
Comment
Question by:ait-infotech
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
ImaCircularSaw earned 500 total points
ID: 37714744
In the DNS management mmc add in a new host record for your DNS entry and point it towards the correct IP address.

Also make sure that clients are using your DNS server as their primary DNS server.

You can run ipconfig /flushdns to get rid of any old related DNS entries cached locally.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ait-infotech
ID: 37719945
Thank you that worked.  I swear i tried adding that record in and it gave me an error last week.  Wonder if clearing the cache helped me with that.

Thanks.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:ImaCircularSaw
ID: 37720188
Glad I could help!
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

BIND is the most widely used Name Server. A Name Server is the one that translates a site name to it's IP address. There is a new bug in BIND (https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01272), affecting all versions of BIND 9 from BIND 9.1.0 (inclusive) thro…
ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now