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Re: [vox-tech] Tracking down a "redirect"
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Re: [vox-tech] Tracking down a "redirect"

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 02:30:54PM -0700, Richard Crawford wrote:
> We're having a strange domain resolution issue, and it's stumped me.  Here's 
> the setup.
> Domain http://unexdlc.ucdavis.edu should be resolving to IP address 
>  However, it is instead resolving to http://extensiondlc.net, 
> which is an entirely different IP address.  Similarly, typing 
> into a browser brings up extensiondlc.net, which should 
> not be happening.
> When the physical computer which hosts .9 is disconnected from the network, 
> the redirect does not happen.
> There is nothing in the Apache configuration file on .9 which should account 
> for this behavior.  When I execute a traceroute, I'm redirected immediately 
> on the first hop to extensiondlc.
> We're trying to find out where this might be happening.  Can anyone offer some 
> suggestions?

>From your description, it's clear that it has nothing to do with Apache
or HTTP.

You say "... should be resolving to IP address" However,
according to dig:

    ;unexdlc.ucdavis.edu.           IN      A

    unexdlc.ucdavis.edu.    7200    IN      CNAME   extensiondlc.net.
    extensiondlc.net.       86364   IN      A

so, in fact it isn't. It looks like the UCD nameservers are


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