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Re: [vox-tech] Subdomain not getting shown

Hmmm... I'm getting a better picture, but we need some more information.

Where is the DNS server located relative to Alfonzo's computer and your
computer (at the office, at home, at a third remote location, etc.)?
What OS is it running?  Which DNS software is it running? Which script did
you run to modify the DNS records ("add the subdomain"...)?

Also, where is the webserver running (Alfonzo's computer, your computer,
some other computer)?  What webserver is running (Apache, IIS, etc.)?
Where is Alfonzo's computer physically located relative to the webserver,
and where is your computer relative to the webserver (at home, at a
remote location, at the office, etc.)?

The problem appears to be Alfonzo's computer having problem getting the
proper DNS records.  Sometimes it takes a few days for the DNS records to
propagate (travel to where Alfonzo's computer can see it), and the farther
he lives from where you changed the DNS records, the longer it takes for
his computer to see the changes.  Sometimes a misconfiguration in the
internet somewhere can make things worse.  In either case, if he changes
his DNS servers to the ones you're using then it should show if it's the
DNS server problem or not.

If it's any other problem, let us know the answers to the questions I've
asked above and maybe we can track down the problem.  If it's got nothing
to do with Apache or Linux, though, we probably couldn't help you (though
we do have some NT admins here, I think).  In either case, I think I've
reached the end of my knowledge here.

FYI, I can see farmball.diamondleague.org just fine :)


On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, karthikeyan wrote:

> Hi,
>   I used a script to create his subdomain.  Alfonzo had a domain allready
> called www.diamondleague.org, he needed another one called
> farmball.diamondleague.org.  I created that using an admin script which i do
> for most of the domain needed.
>   Well i just typed the url in the browser and it is getting displayed.
>   I am using WinNT system with IE5.0, NN 4.7, Other have Win95 with IE 5.0,
> Alfonzo has Win98 with IE6.0 and NN4.78.
>   Hope this helps
>   Regards,
> karthikeyan.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org>
> To: lugod's tech box <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 11:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Subdomain not getting shown
> >
> > "subdomain" in what context?  How do you test to see if you can "see"
> > this domain or not?  Which OS is each computer (Alfonzo, you, and others)
> > using?
> >
> > -Mark
> >
> > On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, karthikeyan wrote:
> >
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > >   I have a peculiar problem.  I created a subdomain for one of our
> > > user Alfonzo. For the past 2 or 3 days he has been complaining me that
> > > he is not able to see his subdomain.  When i browsed for his subdomain
> > > I am able to see it working properly, files are in correct location
> > > and home is getting shown.
> > >
> > >   I asked few of my friends to have a look at his subdomain and they
> > > were also able to see it working properly except my user. He say that
> > > he is able to browse other sites except his subdomain.
> > >
> > >   What could be the reason.
> > >
> > >   Looking forward for your suggestions.
> > >
> > >   Have a great day.
> > >
> > > karthikeyan.
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Mark K. Kim
> > http://www.cbreak.org/
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> >
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