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Redirect loop after setting up domains

I migrated domains from a service provider (ipage) to godaddy. The hosting has been setup on AWS S3. I have done such things before and they worked. However this time I'm hitting a redirect loop ...
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Cannot access my GitHub Pages website by IP Address

My custom domain works with GitHub Pages but I would like to understand how it actually works. For this example I am not using my custom domain at all. My GitHub Pages repository does not ...
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4answers
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DNS is different for domain when http:// is used

I'm using the Linux tool dig to see the DNS records for my website. When I type in dig www.aaaaaaa.com it returns one IP address and when I get one IP and when I type in dig ...
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0answers
80 views

Inconsistent server connectivity with System.Net.HttpWebRequest

I have a production database server (Windows Server 2008 / SQL Server 2008) which has a .NET CLR Assembly referenced on it with a CLR function called dbo.fnu_RequestUrl. The purpose of this function ...
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1answer
254 views

Redirecting and changing protocol from http to https using CNAME

Hi I bought a domain with dreamhost. example.com. Now I want to redirect it to one of my azure VM at https://example.cloudapp.net. Apparently it needed to change the protocole as well. Based on my ...
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2answers
45 views

Does the DNS resolver know about the application layer protocol in use? [closed]

My iPad's 3G connection usually gets hijacked and shows me my provider's welcome page every time I first browse the internet. I have noticed that this only happens when using HTTP, and pages that use ...
4
votes
2answers
163 views

Optimizing OS for HTTP requests

We make a lot of HTTP requests. Recently, we've started thinking about optimizations at the OS level to make more requests from a single machine. In order to check the performance of our OS, I've ...
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votes
1answer
62 views

What happens when you have both an A Record and a Name Server? [closed]

So, I have a friend trying to do something funky between his primary domain and subdomains. He ultimately needs blog.hisdomain.com to point to a silly cPanel host and his primary domain to point to a ...
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1answer
66 views

Intelligent, Location Dependent DNS

I'm new to complex network infrastructure but I'm quickly realizing that we're outgrowing our centralized load balanced cluster. The way we have things setup right now means that in order to add a ...
4
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2answers
969 views

Why are DNS lookups not respecting /etc/nsswitch.conf & /etc/host.conf?

I have an issue where hostnames are being looked up from DNS even though they are present in /etc/hosts. I have the following configured: /etc/host.conf: order hosts,bind /etc/nsswitch.conf: ...
0
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0answers
107 views

Outlook 2010 connections settings at remote office

We seem to be having an issue with one of our remote offices, and their Outlook connectivity. The office is connected to us using a VPN router which goes over one broadband line, while all internet ...
0
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0answers
470 views

Troubleshooting a HTTP Error 503 when navigating to domain name

I'm running into a problem on an external facing IIS server that used to be working within the last week. As far as I know, nothing was changed but I can't be 100% certain on that. The server is ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Redirect as a backup trick? w/o modifying DNS?

I specifically looked up how to do something like this ( Can you set a backup ip for your server in DNS? ) and the answer basically was you can't. If i say specify 2 ip addresses could i somehow use a ...
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DNS Redirection - no such thing, or is there?

Some domain registry like europeregistry.com allows users to buy and register a domain and set up a "redirection" to an existing website. Is this redirection a function of DNS or has the registry ...
1
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1answer
151 views

Long page loads - problems with DNS lookup?

I've noticed my web server takes a long time to load pages recently. Using Firebug, I realised it takes around 4s for the DNS lookup: Connecting: 304ms Sending: 0ms Waiting: 3.45s Receiving: 0ms I ...
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votes
2answers
74 views

HTTP request after resolving DNS

I'm looking at a device wireshark recording and see something weird. After I completed the DNS resolve transaction (query + resonse), I immediately get an HTTP response (200 OK) from the responding ...
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1answer
77 views

Resolving subdomains to addresses

I'm looking at a corporate web site (theServer.theDomain.com) having an address that is correctly resolved if I simply type the subdomain by itself: ping theServer But if I try to reach that web ...
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2answers
129 views

www.*example*.com works, but not *example*.com - how do it get it to work?

http://i.stack.imgur.com/JJfwN.png I can go to http://www.example.com and www.example.com just fine. The name servers seem to be setup ok. However, I cannot go to http://example.com or example.com ...
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2answers
1k views

Resolving host is consistently slow

I'm trying to fetch a page programatically and it takes exactly 10 seconds to resolve the host, every time. On another machine it takes exactly 30 seconds. Both Linux. My code is in Java but the ...
3
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4answers
345 views

Redirect www from DNS records

Related to this question: What’s the point in having “www” in a URL? How can I do a “www” redirection form a DNS record level? I don’t want to tweak apache or IIS to achieve this.
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4answers
319 views

how to redirect a.com to www.a.com?

I am using nginx and want if user type a.com to access the web, it will be redirected to www.a.com, thanks.
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votes
2answers
948 views

Why does wget get redirected to localhost when fetching an unresolvable page?

I'm trying to fetch a nonexistent (unresolvable hostname) page using wget. I expect it to fail, but it does not. Here is a transcript [mark@cn ~]$ cat /etc/resolv.conf ; google public nameserver ...
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What does a DNS request look like?

I have seen what the text representation of an HTTP request is, but what does a DNS request look like? Where in the data is the location of the URL you are trying to locate? Also, how is the ...
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4answers
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How DNS lookups work when using an HTTP proxy in IE

I recently participated in a discussion regarding what happens when a client requests a page from a proxy server. I just wanted to make sure that my understanding of this sequence of events was ...
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1answer
2k views

setup dns to redirect all http requests on a specific machine in LAN

i should set up the following configuration with 2 machines: machine A issues HTTP requests machine B serves the pages requested by A For testing purposes, i want that EVERY HTTP request issued by ...
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1answer
6k views

Why won't IIS serve my website? - 404 Page Not Found

Built a brand new server, with a fresh copy of Windows Server 2003 x86 Enterprise Edition w/SP2. Installed the .NET Framework 1.1, 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 Added the "Domain Controller" and "Application ...
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2answers
6k views

Squid throws error, The requested URL could not be retrieved

Sometimes I am getting the following error The requested URL could not be retrieved While trying to retrieve the URL: http://groups.google.com/ The following error was encountered: Unable to ...
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1answer
260 views

DNS and Http HOST header issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I have a physical server with a single IP address, and I have set in DNS to ...
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4answers
736 views

Can I point my DNS to an IP with a non-standard port for HTTP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to redirect domain to specific port I have a domain and I want the domain to be like this: example.com -> 32.432.32.34:99 Is this possible?
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8answers
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Why can't some websites be shown without the “www” in the URL?

I used to type the website URL without the "www" and it works fine with almost all sites that I have tried, so far. But I realize that my university's website never show up if you don't type the ...