Why is my IP redirecting to a domain?

October 20, 2016 1.3k views
Nginx Ubuntu 16.04

I used to have the domain cirrostratusco.com, hosted at Rackspace.

My new IP at Digital Ocean,, is redirecting to cirrostratusco.com even though that’s not an entry in my Nginx setup, my domain list or even a domain I own.

I’ve grepped over the entire machine for references to cirrostratuso.com, and the only references I can find are in the logs of failed access to cirrostratusco.com

1 Answer

What’s the output of grep -i "cirrostratuso" /etc/ -R

  • There’s no output / no matches

    • It’s no longer redirecting to your domain right now.

      • It is where I’m accessing the internet. I’ll contact the folks that control DNS where I’m at and go from there.

        • It has nothing to do with DNS, you’re accessing the IP directly.

          Wouters-MacBook-Air:~ Woet$ curl -i
          HTTP/1.1 200 OK
          Server: nginx/1.10.0 (Ubuntu)
          Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:54:50 GMT
          Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
          Content-Length: 127
          Connection: keep-alive
          Vary: Accept-Encoding
          Cache-Control: must-revalidate
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