User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030728 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030728 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1 If a site that uses a DYNDNS address, that changes while you are looking at it, Moz browsers are unable to find the new IP number (IE does not have that problem). The only way to find the dyndns new IP is by closing ALL the browser windows that are open and start with a new window. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Expected Results: Let Moz look for the new IP address as soon as the old one is not valid anymore.
Right - this is an old implementation issue/bug (I'm sure there are a million bugs filed on this already, with a few valid ones remaining open). However, this /might/ be something Darin addressed with his DNS service rewrite, but I'm not sure. I'll go look for the older bug in the meantime.
bug 151929 explores our DNS caching / TTL implementation and suggestions for the future. Give it a whirl, it just /might/ be what you're looking for ;-)
Assignee: general → darin
Component: Browser-General → Networking
QA Contact: general → benc
using the offline/Online switch should fix this *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 162871 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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