Issues with redirecting


#1

Hello,

I have just purchased a dreamhost plan, and registered a domain. My problem is I cannot figure out how to forward my domain to dreamhost and have it display my website. I have uploaded all of my files to dreamhost and it does show my website url in my dreamhost domain manager. But everytime I go to the url it just shows the standard domain message.

My website is www.pedrazzinidesign.ca and is registered through netfirms. I have dealt with hosting and domains in the past however I have forgotten exactly how to make them work.

Hopefully someone can shed some insight on how I need to forward my domain to display my information on my dreamhost.

Thanks,

James


#2

Your WHOIS record still indicates that your listed nameservers are with netfirms. You must login to your netfirms account and edit your DNS record to use the DreamHost nameservers:

ns1.dreamhost.com
ns2.dreamhost.com
ns3.dreamhost.com

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#3

Ok I will try this, I was forwarding my website to that location however I will go into the DNS and attempt to change those attributes. Thanks for the fast reply and I will let you know how it goes!


#4

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#5

It should work now and if it isn’t you may have an issue with their actual Apache configuration. I have had this happen before and have them manually reconfigure the apache settings.

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