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Post by conebeckham » Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:32 am

Thanks, David, for all you do. :thanks: :namaste:
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Post by Karma Dondrup Tashi » Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:12 am

Thank you very much David. This is such an unbelievably precious resource.
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Post by DNS » Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:58 am

If you are reading this, you probably are not having any problems reaching this site or logging-in, but if you know someone who is still having problems, please let them know that it is most likely their computer storing the old DNS IP. Have them follow these instructions:

Go to start menu
Go to run
type in: ipconfig /flushdns
enter

That will flush out the old DNS IPs that the computer stores in the cache for quicker browsing. Our website IPs all changed with the upgrade to the new server.

(there is a space between ipconfig and /flushdns)

Or have them try this link for other operating systems:
http://www.techiecorner.com/35/how-to-f ... ndows-mac/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Virgo » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:44 am

Lobsang Jinpa wrote: I'm glad that wasn't the case, and glad that the forum is back up and running. :)
Same.

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Post by Virgo » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:46 am

Karma Dondrup Tashi wrote:
Virgo wrote:I haven't been banned after all. :tongue:
Actually you were, for posting that Miley Cyrus video.

:tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:
:tongue:

If I do get banned, I will proxy and post a Katy Perry vid.

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by florin » Sat Sep 15, 2012 10:51 am

for those on ubuntu .
if you still cant acces the forum it means you might have an invalid DNS entry cached .
Open a terminal and install nscd daemon by running :
sudo aptitude install nscd.
Then flush DNS cache by running:
sudo /etc/init.d/nscd restart
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Post by kalden yungdrung » Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Tashi delek,

Thanks a lot for your efforts, all good karma, no doubt about it. :)

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Post by KrisW » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:07 pm

thanks :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:
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Post by treehuggingoctopus » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:43 pm

alpha wrote:for those on ubuntu .
if you still cant acces the forum it means you might have an invalid DNS entry cached .
Open a terminal and install nscd daemon by running :
sudo aptitude install nscd.
Then flush DNS cache by running:
sudo /etc/init.d/nscd restart
The first command doesn't work. But the page opens, which may mean that the problem has solved itself.
. . . there they saw a rock! But it wasn't a rock . . .

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by viniketa » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:05 am

treehuggingoctopus wrote:...which may mean that the problem has solved itself.
Dunno, still drops out of name space for me much of the day. Then, it will appear! :shrug:

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by catmoon » Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:47 am

viniketa wrote:
treehuggingoctopus wrote:...which may mean that the problem has solved itself.
Dunno, still drops out of name space for me much of the day. Then, it will appear! :shrug:

:namaste:
So you are saying that Dharma Wheel is like a tardis? How very intriguing.
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Post by treehuggingoctopus » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:54 am

catmoon wrote:
viniketa wrote:
treehuggingoctopus wrote:...which may mean that the problem has solved itself.
Dunno, still drops out of name space for me much of the day. Then, it will appear! :shrug:

:namaste:
So you are saying that Dharma Wheel is like a tardis? How very intriguing.
Well, maybe it's time the layout was changed, too? And colour, obviously. DW would look great in blue.
. . . there they saw a rock! But it wasn't a rock . . .

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Post by florin » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:42 pm

Can someone confirm if dharmawheel is working properly ?
Over the last few days i could only connect once or twice thinking that it works ok but afterwards i couldnt connect at all until now .
I have tried multiple solutions but nothing seem to work..different browsers,different OS,different computers flushing DNS,reloading pages,restarting....etc...
I wonder if there are some server configuration issues....
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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by viniketa » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:58 pm

catmoon wrote:So you are saying that Dharma Wheel is like a tardis? How very intriguing.
Yep, pretty much... if the colour gets changed to dark blue, then exactly like TARDIS! :jumping:

I was able to find it for the moment by using a proxy server!!??!! :rolleye: Most of the time that works, sometimes it doesn't.

If I can login directly (without proxy) I can be on a DW page, click to go to another page, and in a nanosecond it's dropped out of name space and can't be found.

Tried the trick of putting the IP in hosts file, no help.

I've notified David to let him know; he says they are checking on it.

Either there is some sort of virus on the Board that we keep passing back-and-forth that blocks the IP, or there is something seriously wrong with David's name server tables... maybe Nagarjuna has gotten in them! :jawdrop:

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by simhanada » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:12 pm

my solution was setting my primary dns server to googles 8.8.8.8 which seems to work.

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Post by viniketa » Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:40 pm

Well, since others are having the problem and post here, I imagine there are more having the problem who cannot find it at all. Using one of my favorite services (robtex.com), this is what I find:

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Sorry, we are currently missing dns information for http://www.dharmawheel.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Also check dharmawheel.net.

http://Www.dharmawheel.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; is ranked #457459 world wide as dharmawheel.net. It has 91 inlinks.

Reputation is not yet known. It is not listed in any blacklists. Search for dharmawheel.net.
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Dharmawheel.net is ranked #457459 world wide. It has 91 inlinks.

Reputation is not yet known. It is not listed in any blacklists.
Ratings
Total score 0/50 normalized to 1 out of 5 based on 5 tests 1/5
Check Result
NS on different IP networks NO
NS delegation consistent with zone NO
Listed in DMOZ NO
Listed in Alexa top 100000 NO
Good WOT rating NO
Indexed in Google - -

Reputation:
Source Result
WOT not yet known
BLACKLIST not listed in any blacklists
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Thedhamma.com is a domain controlled by two domain name servers at thedhamma.com themselves. We are missing the IP:s of two servers: ns2.thedhamma.com and ns1.thedhamma.com.

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There is more dealing with the mailservers, but that's not really relevant...

So, there it is. First, the name servers need to be set with the DNS for http://www.dharmawheel.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; in addition to plain dharmawheel.net (the PPb software seems to pass http://www.dharmawheel.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; at times in links). Also, need to check why the name server IPs are not being propagated.

I've also had some trouble reaching dhammawheel.com. Seems it has the same problem:
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Sorry, we are currently missing dns information for http://www.dhammawheel.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Also check dhammawheel.com.
http://Www.dhammawheel.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; is ranked #348197 world wide as dhammawheel.com. It has 144 inlinks.
Reputation is not yet known. It is not listed in any blacklists.
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Dhammawheel.com is a domain controlled by two domain name servers at thedhamma.com. We are missing the IP:s of two servers: ns2.thedhamma.com and ns1.thedhamma.com.
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Hope this is helpful.

:namaste:
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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by DNS » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:38 am

Some more info; hope it is helpful for those who are still experiencing problems:

How to clear DNS cache for Windows and OS X:
http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/A ... owserCache" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I heard from my webmaster that if you are able to access the site via a proxy, then the problem has to be with your computer, lack of dns flush or something, not the Dharma Wheel site here.

Here is another site he just showed me:
http://www.isup.me/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by Arnoud » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:49 am

Thank you David for this site and all the dharma work you do! I really appreciate it.

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Re: Back online and upgraded!

Post by florin » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:14 am

for those on 12.04 Precise Pangolin try running sudo /etc/init.d/networking force-reload .
This command did the trick for me but we will have to wait and see.
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