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Ok so I'm running a server on Linode (Ubuntu 14.04, Apache2) I am redirecting the domain from 1and1.com to Linode(Linked to Linode's nameservers) via HTTP redirection to the IP of my server. (http://255.255.255.255)

On the Linode side, I have the domain zone set in this format: domain.com And the reverse DNS is connecting to both IPv4 and IPv6.

All seems to be connecting and working great, however.. the website will run on any device on my network PERFECTLY. But, whenever I send the link to a device outside of my network, I get this error: Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

I have tested it on multiple browsers/devices/operating systems and it's always the same outcome. (mind you, the error is worded differently in each browser.)

What do I need to do to fix this?

Also, sorry I didn't give more information, I'm not sure what info you will need, so if you ask I shall provide. Thanks.

PS: I've been stuck on this for days and have tried what seems to be every thing I can find on Google.

EDIT: As requested, here are the steps I took from the beginning.

I followed this guide step by step: https://www.linode.com/docs/websites/hosting-a-website/

I uploaded my files to /var/www/domain.com/public_html/

I installed fail2ban and followed the firewall step in the "securing your server" guide that is also on Linode. (I cannot post more than 1 link due to lack of reputation)

And then I set up the DNS as stated in the original question.

  • Don't make us ask for information. Include everything that might be relevant. – Michael Hampton Jul 2 '15 at 0:56
  • That's the thing. I'm not really sure what would be relevant. I'm pretty new to DNS. – TechnoM4ncer Jul 2 '15 at 1:05
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    It's all relevant. Your question as it stands has omitted about 85% of what you actually did. It also doesn't include your domain name or any other pertinent details. Start over and include everything. And remember that we are not the NSA so we cannot see what you're doing on your computer. – Michael Hampton Jul 2 '15 at 1:06
  • I can't include the domain name. I will post exactly what I did from the beginning in an edit. – TechnoM4ncer Jul 2 '15 at 1:24
  • if you think the issue is DNS, running dig or nslookup from your laptop and from off of your network would help show you what's happening. You might want to get a box in Digital Ocean or AWS to have an "outside" perspective. – chicks Jul 2 '15 at 1:37

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