[SATLUG] domain issue

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Mon Apr 16 20:02:05 CDT 2012


I run the servers for my employer, and they're also hosted via Rackspace Cloud. However, for people who can't or won't run their own servers, a managed server or cloud instance at Rackspace would be a good alternative.

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Brad Knowles
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On Apr 16, 2012, at 7:40 PM, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote:

> No thanks.  Running my own server gives me versatility + I do it at work and I love it.  :)  
> 
> --- On Mon, 4/16/12, Garrett Heaton <gbear14275 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> From: Garrett Heaton <gbear14275 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] domain issue
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Monday, April 16, 2012, 4:11 PM
> 
> I would recommend using either aws free tier OR... give a little back
> to our gracious sponsors and spring for a rackspace cloudhost.  Cost
> for a small instance is ~10 a month... well worth it and their service
> (rackspace) is AWESOME.
> 
> Disclosure:  I don't work at rackspace but use them for hosting!  They rock.
> 
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Alex Bartonek
> <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> yes...it is...but I cant change DNS settings for my domains, extra cost.   So I'll have to spring for that option.  LOL  :-/
>> 
>> --- On Mon, 4/16/12, Me <ftm at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>> 
>> From: Me <ftm at satx.rr.com>
>> Subject: RE: [SATLUG] domain issue
>> To: "'The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List'" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Date: Monday, April 16, 2012, 3:55 PM
>> 
>> That sounds like a    DNS issue.
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On Behalf
>> Of Alex Bartonek
>> Sent: Monday, April 16, 2012 2:33 PM
>> To: SATLUG
>> Subject: [SATLUG] domain issue
>> 
>> I'm kinda stumped..
>> 
>> Setup is a 1u rack mount, TW business class static ip, Solaris 10.
>> 
>> I have a domain "thegeekprophet.com" pointing to my webserver.   For now, it
>> just brings up my primary website.   If I go to the url,
>> www.thegeekprophet.com, it works fine..if I go to
>> www.thegeekprophet.com/i.html it returns a 404.  Odd thing is, that file
>> exists.  If you go direct to the IP 67.78.112.206/i.html it pops up.
>> 
>> When I look at my access logs and error logs, I dont see the request coming
>> thru failing with 404 and that 404 page is not from my server!  It should
>> return a plain jane Apache file not found page.  I'm not understanding how
>> this is not working.   My domain is a plain redirect.  I've talked to Ehost
>> and they dont understand the concept of "I'm running my own webserver and I
>> dont see the request come thru".
>> 
>> 
>> I'm baffled and I'm thinking the problem is at ehost who I bought my domain
>> from.
>> 
>> -Alex
>> 
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