I am trying to reach a website which AFAIK is DNS blocked in the country I am residing. The webpage I am trying to access is
Given the understanding of how DNS works I have, to work around the problem, I user an online DNS lookup tool (
dnsqueries.com). From an
A record I found the IP address
18.104.22.168. I happily entered that into the browser, trying both :80 and :443, but got returned the following error:
22.214.171.124- Resolving failed
Error code 22
The proxy failed to resolve site from host name, if this site was recently added please allow a few minutes before trying again.
<...> Proxy IP
When using :443, Chrome also shows that the website's HTTPS Certificate is invalid, even though when inspecting it, it looks alright and it even says
Certificate is OK.
I don't understand what sort of DNS resolution it is complaining about and why I could be facing such a problem.