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Re: What is the proper mailing list for server issues?
On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 9:46 AM, cyg Simple <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 4/21/2017 2:35 AM, Greywolf wrote:
>> I am having a server issue that neither I nor my ISP seem to be able to
>> resolve with regards to connecting to Cygwin.com -- namely, only from my
>> house, I get a 403 Forbidden.
if you try https rather than http, you should get a flag about a wrong
certificate if it is connecting to the wrong host (this sounds highly
likely). perhaps the certificate information you get will show who
you are actually connecting to...?
> This is _your_ problem. Something has caused you to not be able to
> reach cygwin.com properly. What IP address does cygwin.com resolve to?
> Does using the IP address directly work for you?
> $ ping cygwin.com
> Pinging cygwin.com [22.214.171.124] with 32 bytes of data:
I had similar problems and on watching packets with Wireshark, found
that _someone_ was hijacking DNS requests... I switched to dnscrypt
and have not had that problem since.
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