DNS is the Domain Name System, a hierarchical, distributed database where the keys are domain names.

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Google Apps + SparkPost/Mandrill in one domain?

I have PHP application - uses external SMTP server (SparkPost/Mandrill). I do not want my mail server. Manual mail is Google Apps. Can I connect mail and automatic external smtp on DNS? system@...
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I have a CNAME for www, how do I redirect root domain there?

My DNS setup is rather simple: a CNAME for www, default (registrar's) nameservers for the root. Now I want to redirect from the root domain to www, which I thought would be a simple task, but it's ...
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Why can't I reach my site from browser, even though my CNAME record has been propogated to DNS servers

I have a site hosted on Google AppEngine (e.g. myapp.appspot.com). I have another site hosted on Hetzner using my own domain name. (e.g. mysite.info). I have set up a CNAME record on Hetzner, which ...
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How to access addon domain on cPanel hosting via URL when the root hosting domain is hosted on another host

I've GoDaddy cPanel hosting account. The main domain is registered with GoDaddy and I've cPanel hosting. Main domain is hosted on other host and using other host's nameserver. I'm trying to add addon ...
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DNS (A record) entry not working, ping gives “unknown host”

I bought a domain and added an A record. The following shows under the "Current Running Records" section. Type - A Parameter - fash.lk Value - 104.131.26.48 TTL - 86400 But when I try to ping fash....
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Update NameServers for a site that are held with an unknown 3rd party

A friend has had a bad experience with a local company when it came to the hosting of his site, I agreed to lend a hand, make a few changes to the site and upload it to the original hosting provider ...
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How can I link a subdomain in 1and1 with a OVH hosting?

I have bought a domain (example.com) in 1and1 where I have my main website, this website is hosted in 1and1. On the other hand I have a VPS server hosted in OVH. And I have Odoo installed in that ...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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Does using WhoIS Guard create false whois records that could be used in an inaccuracy complaint?

For people who use Whois protection services, does this mean that if a inaccuracy complaint was submitted against them that this would actually take effect? Lets say person Y was based in United ...
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Website redirecting

I know this might not be the correct section or the correct topic but I'm totally out of other options. I've hosted a website for a client for the last year now. I paid the company that hosts my ...
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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haproxy + Apache + virtual hosts -> wrong host is displayed

On CentOS 7.2.1511 Linux I have installed haproxy-1.5.14-3.el7.x86_64 and httpd-2.4.6-40.el7.centos.1.x86_64 packages. The /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg binds HAProxy to ports 80 and 443 and accepts HTTPS ...
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Server not found when using 3G/4G

I have been battling with an error that presents itself to some of my customers for the best part of 3 months. My hosting provider NameCheap can not fix the error so I am poised to move the site ...
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cPanel clone into subdomain gives error “This site can’t be reached”

I'm trying to create a dev copy of a WordPress site by cloning the site to a subdomain dev.mydomain.com using Installatron in cPanel. The clone process seems to complete successfully, but when I try ...
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Configuring DNS server on webmin [closed]

I want to point my domain to my VPS (OS: CentOS7, installed webmin on it) and created a virtual host, then followed http://www.webtop.com.au/blog/how-to-setup-dns-using-webmin-2009052848 instructions ...
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How to properly set up SRV DNS record?

I'm setting up DNS server for my home network. It contains plenty of machines but I have only one public IP so there's a lot of NAT, proxies etc. Many people find it difficult to memorize all services ...
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Configure 3 domains in CloudFlare, with 2 redirecting to the first one, for a wordpress installation in openshift

My friend has 3 domains: example.com example.com.cc example.com.co The website is hosted at OpenShift and it's already redirecting example.com to it (using the guide in this answer). So far, so ...
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How to access a local webserver internally and externally with the same URL

Alright, I've been trying to find an answer for a long time now. I found documentations on how to access a webserver internaly and externaly, but here's my problem. By the way, all websites names and ...
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How to avoid emails going through secureserver.net

I use Zoho.com as my email provider for me@mydomain.com. In Gmail, if an email does not use DKIM, a red padlock is shown next to the "From" address (I think). I investigated why emails from me@...
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How to issue wildcard certificates using Kloudsec and Let's encrypt?

I configured Let's encrypt and Kloudsec for https://example.com as shown in these DNS settings: Currently, I get a "Untrusted connection" error when accessing the website with www. How can I make ...
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Github pages custom domain automatic redirects not working with HTTPS version

I'm using github-pages to host my website www.prahladyeri.com. In my github-pages repo, I've configured CNAME file to point towards www.prahladyeri.com. Now, as per these docs, the transition should ...
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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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PostmarkApp inbound domain creation for MX record redirection

I'm trying to use Postmark App service (https://postmarkapp.com) to forward email to my subdomain to my PostmarkApp server. I'm trying to use inbound domain forwarding by configuring my MX record to ...
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Local domain being automatically added to DNS records… why?

I'm trying to set up Office365 for my website's DNS through cPanel, but cPanel is adding the local domain to the CNAME (and other) values I'm setting. eg When I specify the value for the ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers ...
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Blocking the ISP's ads appearing after a possible DNS grab and redirect via port 53? [closed]

Whenever I switch on my modem and try to connect to the internet, my ISP redirects me to their website. I'm assuming they are grabbing DNS requests and redirecting them using port 53. A video of it ...
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DNS Name Server Location - latency benefits?

Our users are primarily in the UK. We already have the sites hosted on a sever in the UK. Would there be any latency benefits in having the DNS name servers located in the UK as well?
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WHM Glue records - creating nameservers for non master account?

This question concerns Glue Records. I have a reseller account with WHM included which has its own nameservers (this is the master domain for my account). I also have another domain for which I want ...
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WHM cPanel Accounts Split DNS

I've dug around the web without much luck in finding a solution. Hopefully I can get some insight here. I have a VPS with a dedicated IP address running WHM. Let's say I have two cPanel accounts in ...
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are there any advantages to having a short TTL?

I'm currently doing a study on the DNS and I was wondering whether there are any advantages to setting a short TTL on a DNS record stored in a local cache.
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What IP to use for a WHM/Cpanel site through Cloudflare for email fields?

I am using a cloud server to host my site with WHM/CPanel. Everything else is going great and I am proud of how well my site is working. Except nobody can sign up themselves because the email isn't ...
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How to transfer my email from one provider to another [closed]

I'm currently hosting my email on 123-reg. I want to improve my email service but I'm at a loss about three things: Which email provider to use. Zoho mail / Google mail for business? Or any other? ...
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Does having your domain and web host at the same company reduce DNS propagation times?

My domain is registered at HostGator (aka LaunchPad.com), and my web host is GoDaddy. During my set up at GoDaddy, it said that my domain wasn't hosted with them, and that it could slow DNS ...
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Help with server hostname

I have bought a domain, let's call it example.net. I am setting up a CentOS 6 home server with CentOS Web-Panel. I am planning to host at least one site from this domain, possible 2 if I can use sub-...
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How to manage DNS for service that runs on both IPV4 and IPV6?

I have a web server that accepts IPv6 and IPv4 connections, and I would prefer that IPV6 be the default. However I am at a loss for how to correctly handle setting up the DNS for this. Is the ...
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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 my-...
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Will altering my HOSTS file allow me to access sites that can't be directly accessed via IP?

I'm moving hosts over to a shared host (HostGator) and trying to access my site before DNS propagation has completed, so I can access my WP-ADMIN (which can't be done w/ temporary URLs). I'm told ...
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Where do domain name hosts get their own domains?

How does a registrar such as GoDaddy or Namecheap acquire their own domains (e.g. https://www.godaddy.com/)? Do they just use their own infrastructure, or do they have to pull some strings related to ...
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When I buy a domain name, what am I actually getting? [closed]

I can buy a domain name from GoDaddy or similar, and then I get to associate it with some IP address I have control over (e.g. a web server). But when I buy a domain name, what happens on the ...
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How do I continue web forwarding while moving dns registration?

I help manage a website. Its domain is currently registered to Network Solutions. They also provide web forwarding to our website (e.g., example.com → example.webhosting.com). I'm in the process ...
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Configuring domain name to cover multiple hosts

Background: I currently host my public-facing website on GoDaddy servers. I am developing the server backend of a mobile application. The business logic and database are hosted on separate instances ...
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DNS entry to redirect constant url to changing directory name

I have static content that is regularly updated that I'd like to maintain 100% up-time for when switching over to new content. Ideally I'd like to provide a single url such as: static.mydomain.com/...
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CNAME for subdomain to different host?

A friend asked me to help them with a new website on a subdomain that has a different host than the main domain. The domain is registered with Host A, the name servers point to Host A, however the ...
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Should I use Reverse DNS (rDNS) with or without “www.”?

If I set up a rDNS entry for my server, should I enter just the hostname or should I include www.? I assume that the A-Record for example.com and www.example.com point to the same server, of course. ...
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Emails when changing DNS [closed]

I moved my site to another server and updated DNS. Now if I send e-mail to my e-mail address I don't receive it. I know DNS update take up to 48 hours. It has been 5 hours from DNS changes and I don'...
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What's the best way to transfer a domain to a new hosting provider? [duplicate]

I'm currently in the process of converting all my hosted domains from Coldfusion to PHP (mainly because PHP is so much cheaper to host). I'm fully aware of how to transfer files, dbs, etc. and how to ...
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How do you set DNS record so that www subdomain is set to root domain?

I don't want "www" in my domain. How do I set dns record so that when someone types www.mydomain.com it will just show up as mydomain.com? I just want www to foward to root domain? Tried searching ...
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Pointing a subdomain (subdomain.example.com) to a subfolder (example.com/subfolder)?

I want my subdomain subdomain.example.com to load content from a subfolder on the root domain example.com/subfolder. So if a user goes to subdomain.example.com/?article=hey it should load the ...
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Does adding www to bare domain affect SEO? Analytics? [duplicate]

I have a bare domain -> domain.com Does adding www. to my bare domain -> www.domain.com, affect SEO? or Analytics data? Right now going to www.domain.com redirects to domain.com.
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Email forwarding preserving subaddress

Is it possible to set up email forwarding which preserves sub addresses (address tags)? So, e.g. reply+tag1234@example.com goes to myexampleuser+tag1234@gmail.com? Note that tag1234 could change to ...