Re: can ping IP but not URL???
Date: 11 Jun 2004 07:38:47 -0700
firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Unruh) wrote in message news:<email@example.com>...
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Bruce Ding) writes:
> ]Hi, folks
> ] First, I must admit I'm a linux newbie. But things seem weird. I
> ]can ping eternal IP addresses(whatever it is). And I can use nslookup
> ]or dig. They all work fine. But I can't ping a website, say
> ]www.google.com. Nor can I open it in Mozilla. I checked with the
> ]/etc/resolv.conf, and it does have line: nameserver ***.***.***.***
> ] I can only reach so far. And maybe some other config files wrong?
> Can you ping that IP address after the nameserver? Are you sure that
> address is correct?
> If you can ping an IP but not a name, the problem is with DNS resolving.
> a) your nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf is wrong.
> b) your permissions on /etc/resolv.conf are wrong (rw-r--r--)
> c) your filewall blocks dns queries.
Yes, I can ping IP addresses after the nameserver. I can even use
nslookup and dig to resolve host names(from these, dns server should
be fine). But I just can't ping hostname in terminal and use mozilla.
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