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I have a domain at namecheap.com. I have the option of modifying the domains to have URL forwarding, choosing the options:

Hostname     Address     Record Type     MX Pref
@             http://www.peterconerly.com/   URL Redirect n/a
www           http://75.125.121.232    URL Frame   n/a

I also can update the nameservers to match webfaction's, which I have already done but don't seem to be taking effect. (As per: http://docs.webfaction.com/user-guide/domains.html and I have waited multiple days, so it's not a matter of waiting longer.)

I feel like my URL forwarding is messing up the nameserver pointing, but I'm really not sure. I would also like the domain name to stay intact since I'm using django.

Help? I've already used the control panel to properly attach my app with my .webfactional domain and my namecheap domain.

asked 31 Jan '11, 23:06

civilian
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edited 31 Jan '11, 23:06


Hi,

It does not look like you have pointed the name servers to us:

dig +short NS peterconerly.com

dns1.registrar-servers.com.
dns4.registrar-servers.com.
dns5.registrar-servers.com.
dns2.registrar-servers.com.
dns3.registrar-servers.com.

dig +short A peterconerly.com

98.142.221.7

If you don't want to use our name servers you can just use your registrar's domain servers and point to our IP 75.125.121.232

The HTTP forwarding above would never work since it points to http://75.125.121.232 and we only serve our default page on IP addresses.

Hope that helps!

permanent link

answered 31 Jan '11, 23:15

neeravk
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edited 31 Jan '11, 23:49

Great! I updated dns1-4 to the webfaction IPs that are here: ns1.webfaction.com 207.44.144.46 ns2.webfaction.com 67.15.112.31 ns3.webfaction.com 67.15.207.16 ns4.webfaction.com 67.15.36.43

I'm just worried that the prefixes don't match?

Also, I removed the forwarding for Hostname 'www'.

my site now says: Unknown redirect type or domain www.peterconerly.com not found.

(31 Jan '11, 23:41) civilian
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Hi, The whois for your domain still does not seem to reflect our name servers.

I maybe because you did it so recently, it would take 2-3 days for the DNS to propagate fully after the whois begins to reflect the new server.

Hope that helps!

(01 Feb '11, 00:04) neeravk
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