Sign up ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I used to visit a few sites in different country. But now i have travelled to my home country and saw that domain name is not resolving.

However if I use IP address then I can see the website.

How can I correct the problem?

Do I have to call my ISP?

share|improve this question

migrated from Jul 15 '10 at 8:34

This question came from our site for system and network administrators.

3 Answers 3

up vote 3 down vote accepted

Set your DNS servers to a publicly available one. Here's a list of Publicly Available DNS Servers.

share|improve this answer
thanks buddy , it worked – Moorage Jul 15 '10 at 3:13
@Moorage If it worked, you should click on the tick mark next to the question! It will mark it as solved and give credit to person who posted it. – AndrejaKo Jul 15 '10 at 9:11

Try using google's dns - and

For a test, you can execute the following command



share|improve this answer

Which country? Does your government require ISPs to filter out certain domain-names?

If so, do the DNS outside your country (VPN systems, etc).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.