DNS pointer change at domain registrar just took effect, but I can't get one of my computers to pull up the website. It keeps loading the default 'Under Construction' page from the registrar's server. I CAN pull up the site on other computers.
Running IE 6.0 on Win2000 Pro
I have tried all options in IE's Internet Options window that I can find;
Deleted files, including all offline content.
Set 'Check for newer version of stored pages' radio button to:
1. Every visit to the page
2. Every time you start Internet Explorer
I have manually deleted cookies & temp Internet files.
Nothing has worked. Any suggesstions would be appreciated.
Are you working Online or Offline in the File menu of IE? That could make a difference. If you are working online, try the following:
Try specifying a different DNS server on that machine. DNS servers often take some time to update their listings. If your computer is using a secondary DNS server, it probably is getting its info from a primary DNS server that gets updated, and then it SHOULD send those updates out to any secondary DNS servers that rely on it for DNS records (you'll have to forgive me if I got some terminology wrong, it's been a while).
FTP into your web space and make sure you only have one file named index.xxxx or default.xxxx, where you would replace the x's with some sort of HTML, PHP, ASP, or JSP file extension.
Since going to http://www.yoursite.com/ doesn't specify the exact file name, the web server will return an index file of some sort (Linux, and Microsoft NT servers) or a default file (Microsoft NT servers, mostly when they have ASP installed). With multiple index and default files in a given directory, the web server will return the file according to some sort of heirarchy set up in the web server settings.
For example, a directory with the files index.htm and index.html in them will have the index.htm file grabbed if someone requests the directory name and no file name to go with it.
Im ahving the same issue. I jsut recently changed my dns and I can view it on AOL and opera but aol keeps loading the page I saw 4 days ago. I wiped my cache and I was told that my ISP keeps the domain for so long then it times out. This is very frustarting becuase I hate using AOL to view my site. Im in a rut just like you, Im guessing we just havce to wait to have to be able to view it
An isp does not cache a page. They have the actual documents on their server why would the need to? A chached page is just the graphix of the page and other essential things to the page does not take as long to load the next time you visit it, its just some of the data so you dont have to download it each time.
whether or not on your computer, or works, Wherver you visited the site last on whatever computer your not going to be able to view it. just try going on another explorer like Aol or Netscape and you will be able to view it. For some reason, I cannot view it in IUE. I have cleared the cache, I have refreshed my ip, diabled my ip, reset my ip, and still nothing. It has something to do with IE or my IP. This is a dead end, look slike I just have to wait for it to be able to be viewed with IE.