dslreports.org has been down for 2 days...

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I get this when I click the link:

This site can’t be reached

www.dslreports.org’s server DNS address could not be found.

The web site http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/ says it's down for everyone...

Anyone else??


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is open but browser says 'not secure' both Hughes and Viasat seem normal to me
Rgds
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Old Labs (VS1-329-L12FZ)

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Try dslreports.com - just posted there
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wm4bama,

It's working fine here, and has been.  I go to it every day.  

Try flushing your computer's DNS cache.  If you use Windows, close all of your open browser pages, bring up the command prompt, and type "ipconfig /flushdns" without the quotes.  And, yes, there is a space between the g and the forward slash.  When you hit enter you should get a success notice.  Then open a new web page and try it again.  

I don't know if the ViaSat modem works in the same way, but when I have DNS issues with my ISP, power cycling the modem also dumps its DNS cache.  This gets rid of the old, corrupted DNS entries.  And by power cycling I mean just unplugging it, waiting a minute or two, then plugging it back in.  

Hope this helps.  :)  
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Gabe, if you read all of my original post above you could have verified that the site was down...You should bookmark http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/
for future use.

That site is still down because, as Ole Labs reported, the site address has been changed from http://www.dslreports.org/forum/wildblue to https://www.dslreports.com/forum/wildblue which is working fine..

Sometimes the clippity-clop you hear in the park will be a zebra, not a horse.  ☺☺☺

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Looks like they simply dropped the redundant .org domain effective yesterday according to whois records. I've always used the .com domain. As I recall they used to have a broadbandreports domain also which was a horse of a different color.

Maintaining redundant domains gets expensive when on a budget.

I always knew bama was a member of the 1% ;)

   
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wm4bama,

My mistake.  I went to dslreports.com, as I always do, not dslreports.org.  

I've used isitdownrightnow for some time.  
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I lost interest in dslreports after the Viasat section got hijacked by DrStranglov.
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Same here.
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Anyway, there are very few posts there nowadays, and the few that do post are far in between...