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Standard User ionic
(experienced) Tue 18-Oct-11 09:07:26
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Re: A web site not working


[re: nuke_me] [link to this post]
 
Like you say "the odd reboot of the router" which would fix a stale / corrupt cached DNS entry for the site.

If the site has moved to a new IP address then whilst they would have changed thir DNS records, if the TTL is 12-14 hours (fairly standard) then any DNS server, be it the one in your router or any caching resolver (DNS server) upstream of there would report the old address until the TTL expires if it's already in its cache.

If the DNS record was unavaialble for some reason then your device, possible your router and possibly other upstream DNS servers may "negatively cache" the lack ofDNS response for a period of time.

In short, there are lots potential reasons for the problem!

As you haven't changed nothing in the router, perhaps you can state what it is that you have changed? wink
Standard User nuke_me
(committed) Tue 18-Oct-11 11:21:06
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Re: A web site not working


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So its not just me with the problem on eclipse, and yes its been over a week also since i could access that web site frown

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Standard User john7
(member) Tue 18-Oct-11 11:26:08
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Re: A web site not working


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I have passed it onto support but on normal experance don't rely on anything fast. I had a lot od DNS isues, it turned out a DNS server wasn't working from DNS tests I did and finally they were said to have sorted it. That was when I changed my DNS addressess untill the fix was done so it may be back to changing again!


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ISP Representative Eclipsestaff
(isp) Tue 18-Oct-11 12:05:23
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Re: A web site not working


[re: nuke_me] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by nuke_me:
It a web site called http://www.billion.uk.com/ as eclipse got a routing problem maybe?


Hi nuke_me,

It does seem odd that people on other ISPs seem to also have problems, but I'll take a look at it from here, I'll let you know how I get on.

Andy

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ISP Representative Eclipsestaff
(isp) Tue 18-Oct-11 12:43:26
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Re: A web site not working


[re: nuke_me] [link to this post]
 
Hi guys,

We’ve had a look at it from here; sadly it seems there's no response when a lookup is done against the name server for the domain either. Basically when we run the same test against the billion.uk.com name server (an example of which is NS4.QWSERVER-1.NET), we get the same response as when we test against the Eclipse server.

This does look like theres an issue with either Billion or their DNS host. A support ticket has been logged with both Billion UK and their DNS providers, asking if they are aware of any issues with their DNS servers.

Some other DNS providers may work, as long as they're using cached DNS records, but this will only last for as long as their records will last.

Please let me know if you'd like me to send you the nslookup results showing this in action.

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Standard User john7
(member) Tue 18-Oct-11 16:27:51
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Re: A web site not working


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They are now working foir me!
Standard User nuke_me
(committed) Tue 18-Oct-11 18:39:48
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Well it seems its working here also, maybe that support ticket that eclipse logged with both Billion UK and their DNS providers as worked.

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ISP Representative Eclipsestaff
(isp) Tue 18-Oct-11 18:45:32
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Re: A web site not working


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In reply to a post by nuke_me:
Well it seems its working here also, maybe that support ticket that eclipse logged with both Billion UK and their DNS providers as worked.


I have been keeping an eye on it over late this afternoon and evening, and I agree its looking good - if not a little intermittent.

I'll continue to keep an eye on it.

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ISP Representative Eclipsestaff
(isp) Wed 19-Oct-11 12:37:53
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Hi all,

I've been checking this morning, and it does continue to look good.

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Standard User nuke_me
(committed) Thu 20-Oct-11 10:18:23
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yep all working here, been checking over the last couple of days.

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