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HTTP/2 200 
date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 21:30:24 GMT
content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
slash_log_data: shtml
cache-control: no-cache
pragma: no-cache
x-frame-options: SAMEORIGIN
content-security-policy: frame-ancestors 'self'; upgrade-insecure-requests
strict-transport-security: max-age=31536000
cf-cache-status: DYNAMIC
server: cloudflare
cf-ray: 7b6e91ffdbe8b0dc-ATL
alt-svc: h3=":443"; ma=86400, h3-29=":443"; ma=86400

DNS Records
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The DNS is up.   We have tried pinging There are no DNS Issues detected!

Type Name Value Class TTL
A IN 26
NS IN 86400
NS IN 86400
NS IN 86400
NS IN 86400
NS IN 86400
HTTPS Encryption
HTTPS Encrypted.
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Response Time
The website responded in 0.43 seconds.
The size of the HTML webpage is 158.16 kB.
Text compression
Webpage is not Compressed: The filesize is 158.16 kB.

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