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Getting 404 bluehost error

Hello, I have just setup my web application onto ubuntu. Also configured apache to work with tomcat. The application works perfectly fine when I access the website using a url having the ip address of the droplet. Something like http://192.241.207.181/

But if I try with the logical name assigned to this IP address (account.indusminds.com), I get sucess page many time and a lot of times I get 404 error and a page of bluehost.com is displayed saying that resource being tried to access is unavailable or moved temporarily.

PLease help in resolving this issue. I have checked all logs including access logs as well and there are no hits for 404 error.


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Where are you hosting your DNS records? Have you considered transferring them to the DigitalOcean DNS Manager?

you are a start yes there is a dns problem and I get a message <br> <br>“No name servers found for account.indusminds.com. <br>Received answer from ns2.bluehost.com <br>A search was performed starting with the root servers, but no NS records were found for this domain.” <br> <br>strangely the pinging succeeds, sorry but I am a novice in this area and appreciate any pointers to resolve this issue

Thank you. But it is random, if I have to split 60% of time it works and 40% not. I will anyway try the tool but if you can comment on random behaviour?