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pagekite: Debian CNAME Problem

2013-04-22, 17:00

I've installed the debian pagekite package, and have configure the 10_account.rc file with appropriate kitename and secret. I then renamed the 80_https.rc.sample to 80_httpd.rc. and restarted the service. I can resolve my server using the kite id I chose (

I have tried to add my personal domain using the CNAME Wiki article directions, but am running into a problem. I have created a pagekite sub domain, and then added a CNAME at my registrar for to I added the CNAME to my account at pagekite. I added something similar to the 80_httpd.rc file:

I restarted the service, but when I try to connect to, I get the pagekite Temporarily Unavailable page. When I look at my account at, I see my pagekite, and the visibility shows the IP with a green check box. The next line shows the CNAME, and the visibility shows the IP with a red circle with a line through it. The last line shows with a visbility of "self".

Anyway, I have probably missed one step, but I cannot figure it out. Any ideas what I missed?



  1. Mojeska said on 2013-04-22, 17:23
    I figured it out myself. I replace SECRET with the @kitesecret variable, and all is working.

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