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Restarted Server - Now Dynamic DNS doesn't point to site anymore! [Resolved]

I just restarted my server after installing some stuff, and the dynamic DNS url I was given when I originally launched the site is no longer pointing to the server!

When I visit the URL I get a page that says "the site you are currently looking for is no longer available".

When I enter the server's IP, the site loads up fine.

Is there a command I need to execute after restarting to re-connect the dynamic DNS?

Just a local DNS propigation issue. Can't get my local DNS to update, but using external proxy sites allows me to reach the dynamic DNS url no problem. 

Jeremy's picture

I was going to say...

Often ISP DNS leaves a lot to be desired... Or are you running a local DNS - in the sense that you have a BIND server running on your local network? If so you should be able to flush the current cache and pick up the new IP. If you use Google DNS (8.8.8.8) as your forwarder and reduce the TTL on your cache then you should find that'll make it better.

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