Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

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Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by ieee23 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:14 am

I tried going to Buddhanet.net last week and got a server not found message.

I tried again this morning and got the same thing.

Anyone know if they are having technical issues or if the site is gone?

Thanks.
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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by Dhammanando » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:21 am

ieee23 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:14 am
Anyone know if they are having technical issues or if the site is gone?
Probably technical issues. The site is working fine for me today, but a few days ago it was unavailable.

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by Aloka » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:22 am

I just tried their Worldwide Buddhist Directory and its still there:

http://www.buddhanet.info/wbd/index.php

from there I clicked on the word "Buddhanet" and got the website.

http://www.buddhanet.net/


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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by ieee23 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:30 am

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by ieee23 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am

I just went to their Facebook page. Other people are having the same trouble I am having and it doesn't look like Buddhanet is reading their Facebook page from the dates of the posts.

The "contact" button on their Facebook page just redirects to their site, so there is no way to communicate with them for people in blocked areas.

I ran a WHOIS on their domain and sent an email to their administrative contact. The email address looks like it belongs to a Bhikkhu so I have no idea how soon he will see the email.

I can get there using their IP address : http://72.18.132.129/

So, it looks like a DNS issue.

I sent an email to their webmaster: support -AT- buddhanet -DOT- net

Update: http://www.buddhanet.net now works for me from my work box.


Update 2: The admin contacted emailed me last night, they have their own server, have set up a new one, and are still adjusting it.
I can reach buddhanet.net from work, but not home.
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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by binocular » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:47 pm

I don't have access either (Slovenia, Europe), not even by proxy.

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ieee23 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am
I can get there using their IP address : http://72.18.132.129/
That works. Perhaps they have changed ISP's recently; for a while after such a change, the site might be accessed by their DNS, but not by their usual URL address.
(Similar happened when this forum changed ISP's.)

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by ieee23 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:25 pm

Thank you to everyone who responded.
Whatever a bhikkhu frequently thinks and ponders upon, that will become the inclination of his mind. - MN 19

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by Dharmasherab » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:12 pm

I also was thinking recently whether Buddhanet was down or not as it didnr work sometime back I tried to access it.

Just now I opened it on Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Internet Explorer and it works fine on all of them.

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by Kim OHara » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:30 am

binocular wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:47 pm
I don't have access either (Slovenia, Europe), not even by proxy.

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ieee23 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am
I can get there using their IP address : http://72.18.132.129/
That works. Perhaps they have changed ISP's recently; for a while after such a change, the site might be accessed by their DNS, but not by their usual URL address.
(Similar happened when this forum changed ISP's.)
The IP address works for me, too, but http://www.buddhanet.net still doesn't.

:coffee:
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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by DNS » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:16 am

ieee23 wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am
So, it looks like a DNS issue.
What did I do, I just got here. :tongue:


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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by ieee23 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:38 am

I can get buddhanet.net from my home computer again.
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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by paul » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:39 am

Buddha net physical home:
http://bodhitreemonastery.org

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Re: Buddhanet.net - Down or Gone?

Post by Kim OHara » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:59 am

ieee23 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:38 am
I can get buddhanet.net from my home computer again.
Me too!

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Kim

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