How to tell if I'm really online?
Posted by: sTimulated (
Date: July 18, 2020 04:18PM

Wamp is showing green in the taskbar.
I've only just changed over the domain dns to reflect my IP.
How/When will I know if my websites are 'online'/wamp is working and when the dns has fully changed over?

I mean the dns could have fully changed over but my vhosts edit could be wrong.
Would wamp return a ping to my external IP?
I ping my domain name and it shows the external IP but packets are lost,at this point in time.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/18/2020 04:39PM by sTimulated.

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Re: How to tell if I'm really online?
Posted by: RiggsFolly (Moderator)
Date: July 18, 2020 10:12PM

Well the DNS takes very little time to pick up changes.
I would say by now it has moved your changes all over the world.

Did you port forward your router?
Did you configure your Firewall to allow access on port 80 and maybe 443?

PS: Both of these can be dangerous if you dont know what you are doing .

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