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Re: ftp fails first time when using apt-get

> Daniel,
> First check manual if your router succesfully make a connection to the 
> internet.  I've used those D-link before on belgian internet providers 
> and sometimes it's hard to get it connected.  Especially check the ATM 
> PVC properties, they differ depending the provider you use.
> When you think your modem made a correct connection, try to ping 
> something on the internet using the ipadres.  You could try `ping 
>` which is www.debian.org.
> If this works correct, try the dns-server your router provides. 
> Somewhere on the status page, there must be a dns provided by your 
> provider.  On scarlet it should be something like `ping`.
> Once this is working, try to query the dnsserver of your provider using 
> dig or host like `host www.scarlet.be`
> If you get correct answers, you can finish testing `host www.debian.org` 
> which should return the ip of www.debian.org querying the nameservers 
> provided by your /etc/resolv.conf
> Hope it helps,
> wim.

Hi Wim
Yes, basic network functionality is all fine - I am using theis machine for
several months now. DNS is fine under most circumstances, can ping most
histnames - it is just applications like ftp, telnet, ssh that don't seem to
able to make DNS.

Thanks for the help


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