How do I make my VPS show at a domain name?

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  1. wjack2010

    wjack2010 New Member

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    Okay, so I've set-up my website and everything on my VPS, but how do I make the website display when I visit e.g mydomain.com ? Currently I can only view it from a different computer via the VPS IP address.

  2. dale

    dale Member

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    How long has it been since you set up name records?
  3. wjack2010

    wjack2010 New Member

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    I've registered my nameservers and set them to my domain, it's been about 3 days now.
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    dale Member

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    What does intoDNS say for errors?
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    Akendo New Member

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    When you have done adding new DNS Entry, you can use the Command line tool "dig" for this. It's allowing you to make DNS requests. Try this:

    Code:
    #dig YOUR.DOMAIN.COM @NAMESERVER
    # Making a resolve request to Google's Nameserver of akendo.eu with only show the A entry.
    dig akendo.eu @8.8.8.8 A +noall +answer
    
    ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> akendo.eu @8.8.8.8 A +noall +answer
    ;; global options: +cmd
    akendo.eu.		86399	IN	A	88.80.202.107
    
    You should also check that you can reach the VPS in the right way. Use "ping" for this.
    What Web server do you use?

    so far
    akendo
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    wjack2010 New Member

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    Thank you for that, I'll try it in a bit :)

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