Linux Forums unreachable.
crp at cmc.net
Wed Feb 24 01:33:42 UTC 2010
Tom H wrote:
>>>> I do not think it is a DNS problem, as I used the following Python code
>>>> to retrieve the ip address of lunuxforums.org as 126.96.36.199, and
>>>> attempted to connect to that ip address with my web browser [Firefox],
>>>> and was unable to connect.
>>>>>>>> Address = socket.getaddrinfo("www.linuxforums.org", None)
>>>>> [(2, 1, 6, '', ('188.8.131.52', 0)), (2, 2, 17, '',
>>>>> ('184.108.40.206', 0)), (2, 3, 0, '', ('220.127.116.11', 0))]
>>> What is the output of
>>> dig +short linuxforums.org
>>> dig +short @18.104.22.168 linuxforums.org
>>> traceroute linuxforums.org
>>> traceroute -T linuxforums.org
>> dig +short linuxforums.org
>> dig +short @22.214.171.124 linuxforums.org
>> ray at RaysComputer:~$ traceroute linuxforums.org
>> traceroute to linuxforums.org (126.96.36.199), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets
>> 16 www.linuxforums.org (188.8.131.52) 99.159 ms 98.833 ms 99.290 ms
>> ray at RaysComputer:~$ sudo traceroute -T linuxforums.org
>> 13 te7-2.dsr01.dllstx3.theplanet.com (184.108.40.206) 98.550 ms * *
>> 15 te6-1.car13.dllstx6.theplanet.com (220.127.116.11) 102.195 ms
>> 103.890 ms te5-1.car13.dllstx6.theplanet.com (18.104.22.168) 109.829 ms
>> 30 * * *
>> Does that yield any clues? I note that linuxforums.org is not listed at
>> the end of the last command's output.
> 1. Your DNS is working.
> 2. I do not understand the first traceroute. Whether I traceroute from
> any version of Linux or from Windows, the end-point is a theplanet.com
> box not www.linuxforums.org.
> 3. I do not understand why traceroute works and traceroute -T does
> not. Could you ip address have been blocked by theplanet.com?!
> Can you try
> wget -v -o /path/to/a/file -O - www.linuxforums.org
> as one last test. Thanks.
I get -
ray at RaysComputer:~$ wget -v -o /home/ray/logs/result.txt -O -
in the results.txt file is -
Resolving www.linuxforums.org... 22.214.171.124
Connecting to www.linuxforums.org|126.96.36.199|:80... failed:
Connection timed out.
(try: 2) => `-'
Connecting to www.linuxforums.org|188.8.131.52|:80...
And theplanet.com comes up just fine in my web browser.
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