Whenever I try to connect to my website over my network (from any device), my browser gives me an error saying that it could not connect to the host. I've tried a proxy, as well as downorjustme, and it works fine. I've recently performed some database work, nothing too important, but between the last time I could access my site and now, I haven't altered anything, except dropping all my tables and erasing my databases after finding out that my site was experiencing downtime, although, as I mentioned before, only on my network. My site's still experiencing that same problem, how do I fix it? (My host is 1and1, and the message never gets more specific than "could not connect to host")
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Since you are able to acess the site from outside your network, this issues is not application/database related. Otherwise, you would see the issue no matter where you try to access this site from.
from within your network, first determine if this is a name resolution issue. From a computer …
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So both of the IPs you provided are private IP addresses. So when you typed, www.yourdomain.com, you received this response? If this is the case, you will not be able access the external hosted site. You are resolving the host name to an internal IP address.
Is there a DNS …
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