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Problems moving to a dedicated server!



11:38 pm on May 27, 2005 (gmt 0)

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First, i'll give a little info regarding my problem. I run 4 quite big retail sites for 4 different companies, you name it I do it, marketing, SEO etc etc.

As you can imagine when the sites down I get it in the neck from all angles... and so far this year Iv moved between 4 different hosts all promising 100% uptime... this that and whatever.. but as usual fail to deliver... any webmaster will know what a headache this can be.

So... along comes the option of a dedicated server... That'll do nicely...

So setup the server.. domain names.. moved files onto it (FTP)... setup up host headers and tested each one using the ip... Working a treat..

Right.. first major problem... setup the Nameservers on one domain.. (CREATED).. and to test pointed a domain to the nameservers.. left it for 24 hours... no joy, checked WHOIS.. error (unable to validate IP)

Worrying I called the hosting company to be informed I have to call them for them to register the Nameservers with the global database.. ok done

Now, left it again... still no joy.. phoned again.. to be told, oh makes ure the domain is pointed to the server (the actual nameserver domain) so done this.. Now .com, .org and .net domains can see the IP address...

But not .co.uk.. they still get unable to validate IP..

Any help would be appreciatted...



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