Was the forum down?

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by FanJ, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. FanJ

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    Hi,
    Earlier today I could not get here. Was the board down? Checked it at one of those sites where you can see whether you are not the only one; I wasn't the only one. Happy to see it is back now!
    I think that I will add the IP adress again to my HOSTS file, in case it is/was a DNS issue.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Daveski17

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    Yeah, it was weird, it was out for me and others I spoke to on other forums, yet not for all.
     
  3. Page42

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    Down for me as well. Message pertained to DNS not resolving.
    I checked downforeveryone.com and they said it was just me, yet I could not get here.
    I performed a simple ipconfig /flushdns and then the site was accessible.
     
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    Yup same issue. Glad it's back up and running.
     
  7. JRViejo

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    Yes, Digital Ocean's DNS servers were having issues earlier, and it may be continuing.

    Best bet is to add our domain name (wilderssecurity.com) and IP address (104.236.97.180) to your hosts file.
     
  8. Daveski17

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    Is that an easy thing to do?
     
  9. amarildojr

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    If you're still using Ubuntu, just do:

    Code:
    sudo nano /etc/hosts
    Then add:

    104.236.97.180 wilderssecurity.com
    104.236.97.180 www.wilderssecurity.com

    My file looks like this:

    Code:
    #
    # /etc/hosts: static lookup table for host names
    #
    
    #<ip-address>   <hostname.domain.org>   <hostname>
    127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
    ::1             localhost.localdomain   localhost
    
    # End of file
    
    104.236.97.180   wilderssecurity.com
    104.236.97.180   www.wilderssecurity.com
    
     
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