Network Unreachable?
« on: June 19, 2007, 08:22:17 PM »
Hi, i have followed all the instructions and when i add my sitemap to google web masters it comes back with this error:

 Network unreachable: robots.txt unreachable
We encountered an error while trying to access your Sitemap. Please ensure your Sitemap follows our guidelines and can be accessed at the location you provided and then resubmit.


any ideas? need help asap, thanks  :)
Re: Network Unreachable?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2007, 10:14:14 PM »
Hello,

is your sitemap displayed correctly when you open it in browser?
Please try to resubmit it to Google.
Re: Network Unreachable?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2007, 02:57:09 AM »
tried uploading it again and i get the same error, this is wot the sitemap looks like

  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
- <urlset xmlns="[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]" xmlns:xsi="[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]" xsi:schemaLocation="[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ] [ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]">
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>
  <priority>0.5</priority>
  <lastmod>2007-06-19T23:46:49+00:00</lastmod>
  <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
  </url>
- <url>
  <loc>[ External links are visible to forum administrators only ]</loc>

thats just part of it by the way, any idea on why i would be getting this error?
Re: Network Unreachable?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2007, 11:19:24 PM »
Hello,

try to create empty robots.txt file in your domain root.
Re: Network Unreachable?
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2007, 01:10:11 PM »
no its not working still?
Re: Network Unreachable?
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2007, 11:34:04 PM »
Hello,

I've just submitted [ External links are visible to forum administrators only ] to Google and it worked:
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      sitemap.xml  Sitemap       Web      5 hours ago      5 hours ago      OK      15745