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Problem after domain change

#1
Hey all,

Yesterday we changed our domain. Now, we can't acces the website anymore.
I think this is because we forgot to change our Board Url.

My question; is there a way to change the board url via the root?

Thanks in advance.
 

Tracy Perry

Well-known member
#6
One problem you have... p-rp.net doesn't resolve to an IP.
Code:
Tracys-Mac-mini:~ tracy$ ping p-rp.net
ping: cannot resolve p-rp.net: Unknown host
And when you go to your portalofgames.net it redirects to p-rp.net (which is not a resolved host).
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Which means that your redirect is messed up.
 

Tracy Perry

Well-known member
#8
So has it something to do with my Board Url, which I forgot to change?
If so, can I change it somewhere in the root?
No, it has to do with the fact that you are redirecting all traffic to a domain that does not have an IP listed for a DNS entry.
You need to edit your DNS server to place the same IP in it for the p-rp.net that you have for the new domain.
Either that or edit your rewrite to point at the correct (new) domain.
 
#9
No, it has to do with the fact that you are redirecting all traffic to a domain that does not have an IP listed for a DNS entry.
You need to edit your DNS server to place the same IP in it for the p-rp.net that you have for the new domain.
Either that or edit your rewrite to point at the correct (new) domain.
The p-rp.net has been replaced by portalofgames.net. So we can't edit its DNS server anymore I think.
And how can I edit the rewrite? I'm don't really have knowledge in that kind of stuff.
 

Tracy Perry

Well-known member
#10
Well, if r-ph.net can't get a DNS entry then you need to remove it totally from the .htaccess (if you are using apache) and replace it with your new domain name.
I don't know how you have your site set up. Can you post a copy of your current .htaccess?

In addition to changing the domain name, did you move to a totally different server? Do you still have access to edit the DNS of the old domain?
 
#11
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We've got hosting24 as our webhoster, they replaced p-rp.net with portalofgames.net . I guess I don't have acces to the p-rp.net DNS server anymore.
 

Tracy Perry

Well-known member
#12
OK, no rewrites are present in the .htaccess so it's something on your hosting provider's setup that is doing it. Tell them that your new domain is resolving back to the old domain, which no longer has a DNS entry... and that it needs to resolve to the new domain. Looks like it is a shared hosting setup so fixing it is pretty much in their hands. It does not appear that this is going to be XF related as the URL setups in the ACP typically deal with your email's that get sent (normally).
 

Tracy Perry

Well-known member
#15
You may be able to access the mysSQL DB and change it in there... but that's something that someone more familiar with the DB structure would have to help with. Submit a ticket and see if the guys at XF can help.