[SATLUG] domain issue

buddylee48 buddylee48 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 20:06:08 CDT 2012


If you own your domain name and can at least change nameservers (which
would be odd if you couldn't) then you can use one of the many free DNS
services available out there. Personally I use zerigo, but there are a ton
out there.

Cody
On Apr 16, 2012 8:02 PM, "Brad Knowles" <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:

> 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.
>
> --
> Brad Knowles
> Sent from my iPad
>
> 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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