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If I try anything with PEAR, I get:

# pear list-all
Connection to `' failed: Connection timed out

If I ping it, I get the following:

# ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.

I've also tried host and dig on the URL:

# host is an alias for has address
# dig

; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>>
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 5866
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 2, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;                  IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:           292     IN      CNAME           292     IN      A

;; Query time: 0 msec
;; WHEN: Mon Dec  3 11:45:33 2012
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 65

If I use curl I get a connection timeout, but if I try curl I get a response. I'm not really sure about iptables, but have also documented the output from that:

# iptables -n -L
Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination

Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination

Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination

Anyone have any ideas what to try or to look at to try and resolve this?

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I can ping this address without problem so maybe it's problem with firewall somewhere in your network or problem on internetwork connections. You can diagnose this problem using command



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thanks, it was the VPS provider's DNS that had issues so added Google's DNS to resolv.conf – jedi58 Dec 3 '12 at 13:50

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