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7th December 2011, 10:52 PM #1
http://site.com works outside but not inside network
There will be a simple explanation for this but can't see it. Http://site.com will work outside network, on another ISP etc, but if you are inside the network which is a 2003 domain then won't. Only www.site.com will work. Site.com is just the example btw. Also the site is hosted outside the domain. Someone point me in the right direction or give me a clue....
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7th December 2011, 11:01 PM #2
Will the no www site resolve with nslookup?
7th December 2011, 11:17 PM #3
nslookup outside the network resolves the correct IP on both http://site.com and www.site.com - so clearly there is no problem there - it's if you are on the internal network only www.site.com will work. The http://site.com comes up as the site is under construction ?!
Originally Posted by saundersmatt
7th December 2011, 11:25 PM #4
I meant on the internal network. Sounds to me like dns is giving the incorrect ip. Is there a zone for site.com configured on your internal dns server?
Another issue I have seen is that the webcache is caching old information. Do you have one, can you clear it's cache?
7th December 2011, 11:26 PM #5
is the domain of the internal company network site.com?
If so you need a DNS entry for www as the name to the IP the site resolves to, we used to have this issue before I re-built the domain and named it a non-valid public TLD
8th December 2011, 12:15 AM #6
Your internal namespace shares the same TLD as your hosted web site therefore you must have an internal dns record pointing to your real www site.
Originally Posted by mattx
Look up split DNS this is your issue.
Thanks to m25man from:
mattx (8th December 2011)
8th December 2011, 08:27 AM #7
Whilst reading up on my bad and old DNS skills - this is what came up so will investigate.
Originally Posted by m25man
8th December 2011, 09:11 AM #8
It was late and I was on the Bus when I replied last night so here is a study guide You Need to Create a Split DNS!
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