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for example, I can ping, but cannot ping It reports:

"Ping request could not find host please check the name and try again" (in DOS mode)

How can I fix this?

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closed as off topic by MDMarra, HopelessN00b, Chopper3, joeqwerty, Dave M Mar 22 '13 at 21:21

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You should add real example here - hard to guess universal reason :-) /If i must try then I'll said that really not exist (in DNS terms - not have A record)/. – dsznajder Mar 22 '13 at 20:40
sorry, I'm afraid that the real name will be regarded as an advertisement. – user1283182 Mar 22 '13 at 21:00
Is this a problem? Is being able to ping your domain name a requirement for some reason? – David Schwartz Mar 22 '13 at 22:12

You probably don't have an A record for in DNS. Simply create one with the same settings as

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thanks, jelmers. I have added A record to *, and I can open the pages in but when I open in firefox, it reports server not found. – user1283182 Mar 22 '13 at 20:45
The A record should be to, not * If you added that, the failure to fetch the domain name might be cached on your computer (and any intermediate DNS server used in the query). Do a ipconfig /flushdns and restart firefox to clear the caches on your computer before trying again. – JelmerS Mar 22 '13 at 20:52
Can I say I have to add two A records for and seperately? – user1283182 Mar 22 '13 at 20:55
Yes, you need two A records if you want both and to point to your website. – JelmerS Mar 22 '13 at 20:56
Yes, you can say that. * and are not the same so you need an A record for both. In other words, you need to create an A record for the naked domain ( – joeqwerty Mar 22 '13 at 20:58

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