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Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

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Dabbler
Posts: 24
Registered: ‎23-07-2007

Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Please can someone check/verify whether they have trouble as well?
Sorry if this is the wrong place for such a post/request/question.
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Community Veteran
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Registered: ‎15-06-2007

Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

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Dabbler
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Registered: ‎23-07-2007

Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Hey - I like that link Smiley
Cheers - its nice to know.
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Community Veteran
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Registered: ‎05-04-2007

Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Due to the latest EU Child Protection Regulations the site is only viewable by people who have passed the special CRB(Online) check.  Wink
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Grafter
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Registered: ‎30-07-2007

Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

that is rubbish, the Scotish one is still on line http://www.scouts-scotland.org.uk/ as are others http://www.eastlancashirescouts.org.uk/
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Re:Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Are you still having problems viewing this site? It's showing up for me now.
If this post resolved your issue please click the 'This fixed my problem' button

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Superuser
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Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Hi Chris
I've been having DNS problems, which Bob is looking into (see the PUG forums).  I don't know if this is related as I'm not on a Plusnet connection at the moment.
Phil
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Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Quote from: Spider
Due to the latest EU Child Protection Regulations the site is only viewable by people who have passed the special CRB(Online) check.  Wink

Quote from: pierre_pierre
that is rubbish

Peter, he was joking (hence the wink)!
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Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Hi Jelv, glad to see someone understands my sense of humour. Just going through a CRB check for the scouts so seemed very appropriate. Unfortunately you have to be CRB checked separately for each organisation you are involved with.
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Dabbler
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Registered: ‎23-07-2007

Re: Connection refused to www.scouts.org.uk

Yes, it works today.
No, it wasn't DNS. Same error with just the IP address - it was definitely a connection refused (/IP reset).
Ho ho re: the CRB Smiley
The person who was trying to access the site has been CRB'd (multiple times for multiple purposes).
I'm wondering whether there's any mileage in spec'ing up an April 1st style RFC for a CRB-over-IP protocol Smiley
Thanks everyone !