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

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website dns redirects to another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: my website redirected by someone else First of all i cant find true forum to post ,but i need a very quick help. I have registered a domain name with godaddy couple of ...
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Which comes first DNS or name servers?

Which comes first? DNS or nameservers? Its just I'm editing a domain and want to point it to different hosting servers. Now, normally I'd just set the nameservers to the new hosting nameservers, but ...
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no-www redirect not working / DNS A record

I'm far from an expert on this, but I'll try to be as clear as possible. I have an eshop solution leased from a company and it's hosted on their server. I can access it thru company.com/myshop and it ...
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Reverse IP lookup resolves to old domain

A site I administer recently rebranded under a new domain name. I updated the DNS to forward the old to the new, but reverse IP lookups are still resolving to the old domain. I don't see anywhere in ...
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DNS MX and NS entries

I was wondering about my domain and if next is afordable. First of all this is my "architecture": Domain registration at GoDaddy.com Hosting at Dreamhost mail at google apps Until now I setted ...
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Adding 1 subdomain using .htaccess

Alright, so unlike other solutions I only want one subdomain to appear to be added. Say I wanted example.com/folder/page.php to be displayed as foo.example.com/folder/page.php, how would I go about ...
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Website Access…DNS, ISP, issue?

This isn't so much a code issue as it might be an issue with my ISP. For some reason when I visit a site very often, like one I manage or write stories on, it will just stop pulling data down after a ...
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My new DNS change works from America but not Sweden

Several hours ago, I changed nameserver and DNS info on one of my domains at my domainregistar. When I accessed the domain from my home computers and when my friends accessed the domain, they get to ...
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How to use the domain of my old site to my new site?

the site1.com is a joomla website.. that site is converted into wordpress. I want to have the domain of the joomla site (site1.com) to be the domain name of the wordpress. Note the two site have ...
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Does the “canonical name” in DNS make any difference to search engines?

Some of our sites are setup with an "a record" to an IP address and some are setup as a cname of a server that then has an "a name" to the same server IP. I want it to be consistent. Which is the ...
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Domain registrar changed DNS without warning

We have had a very long an damaging outage which lasted around 24hrs due to a change in our DNS servers by our registrar. What happened (according to our registrar) was that for some reason their ...
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How to setup up A record for GitHub pages for NearlyFreeSpeech.net

I own the domain zenstealth.com and I have decided that the easiest way for me to "do" a blog is via GitHub pages and Jekyll, which is already built-in in GitHub pages. I've done that already, and for ...
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How to map URL to IP?

I'm completely ignorant when it comes to hosting. Suppose I have a web application up and running on IIS 6.0 locally, and then I publish it (somehow?) I assume the site will be accessible from ...
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How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host?

Client's domain is registered with GoDaddy where they have a mail-only plan at the moment. Now web hosting has been set up elsewhere and we need to point web service to the new host while retaining ...
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Registered a .PRO domain, can't change DNS for 120 days?

I noticed the following in Gandi's terms and conditions for .PRO domains: Once the domain has been registered, you cannot modify the contacts or DNS for 120 days. What the heck? How am I ...
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Question regarding domain names and web servers

Say there is a website, www.website1.com, that is hosted on a web server, web server A. Is it possible to have another website, www.something.website1.com on a different web server, web server B? Or ...
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Problem with DNS setup on vps

I got a strange message from my server today: ["The hostname (vps.listgiants.com) resolves to . It should resolve to 69.36.94.251. Please be sure to correct /etc/hosts as well as the 'A' entry in ...
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Domain hijack or spam?

I've changed my DNS from a host to a new host. It took about a day to propagate. Now my site has factious home page from a "searchdiscovered.com". I crosschecked the DNS, it is as required by the new ...
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Transferring a domain difficulty

I registered a domain using Google apps. The process was simple and only cost $10 and the domain was registered automatically by Google through godaddy. Now I need to transfer the domain to its new ...
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After installing and then removing Google Apps from my website, entering the URL without “www” no longer works

A few days ago I added Google Apps to my site to try it out and see how I liked it. However, it wasn't really going to fit my needs, so I decided to remove it earlier this morning. Before I ...
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DNS add-on domain setup and redirect

I have several domains which I'd like to point to another (I'll call it foo.com). A couple of things aren't entirely clear to me. First, the DNS. I'm using Kloxo/HyperVM. Do I need to create separate ...
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Is there an more user friendly alternative to afraid.org for DNS subdomains?

I would like "people out there" to be able to host subdomains to my domain easily. I'm aware that you can do this using afraid.org (free) and it works well, however for "people out there" to use ...
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Can I change the domain associated with my hosting if they're both with 123-reg.co.uk?

I've recently been trying to set up a website for the first time for an academic project. We bought 4 domains from 123-reg.co.uk: primarydomain.com secondarydomain1.com secondarydomain2.com ...
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What DNS records are needed to point a domain to an IP address?

I have a newly registered domain ice-hot.co.uk which I have bought from 123-reg.co.uk and I want to point it to IP address 94.76.224.52 which is a VPS hosted by a different company. What DNS records ...
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Redirect/Rewrite Subdomain to Subfolder

I'm trying to redirect a subdomain to a subfolder e.g. forums.domain.com to www.domain.com/forums Note that I started the forums in the subfolder format but worried that members might mistakenly try ...
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Name Server / DNS Lookup

What is the difference between a name server lookup and a DNS lookup?
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How do I create DNS records

My domain points to a rails app hosted on Heroku. Is it possible to have blog.mydomain.com point to a WordPress installation somewhere else, e.g. Dreamhost?
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How to edit name servers

I purchased a domain name for my website but the files are hosted some other place. The domain registration website show four name servers addresses. What are these. Can I forward my domain to a ...
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Pointing two IPs to one domain name

Pointing two IPs to one domain name I have setup Eg: app.test.com IP1 app.test.com IP2 Domain name should point the the IP which ever is UP
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Email settings for a Rackspace Cloud Sites hosted site?

I'm working on moving a client's hosting to a new provider as part of a site redesign. They're currently using Rackspace to host their site. Their domain is registered with ENOM. My one concern is ...
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How can I search DNS records by registrant or admin contact info, email address for example?

I'd like to search for all domain names administered by jon.doe@domain.com for example. Are there any search tools out there that allow such a search?
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Alternative to GoDaddy? [closed]

For a number of reasons I'm thinking about slowly moving my domains away from GoDaddy. Unfortunately I don't know of a good alternative, and am looking for a recommendation. To match what I ...
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How to forward a domain without an absolute link

We have multiple sites within our server: We mostly use a www.example.com/businessid=21 type URI format. Unfortunately, we've changed the DNS for domain www.example.com to another server. One of ...
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One domain, multiple IP addresses

I have a domain-name, and I want to host the website on two servers. One server is located in Europe and one in Asia. How can you route European people to the European server and Asian people to the ...
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Getting a domain name owned by someone else? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buy a registered domain? I'm in the process of creating this website, but the name I wanted for the hosting seems to be taken. Namejet seems to be auctioning it, but it ...
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Is an externally-hosted subdomain a security risk?

A company I've been developing a web site for wants to keep their current domain, which is something like company.parentcompany.com. Because we wanted to use a different CMS, the parent company ...
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how do i create name servers

I have recently signed up for a knownhost vps package. My account has been set up on their end. They want me to create ns1.outsourcingnepal.com and ns2.outsourcingnepal.com in my registar and point to ...
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Switching hosting from Google Apps to GoDaddy

I am in a pickle here. I just bought a hosting service from GoDaddy and I already have a domain registered with Google Apps. So I went into the domain control center from Google Apps and I changed ...
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What DNS settings to point domain2.com to sitename.mydomain.com?

I have a website at sitename.mydomain.com. What DNS settings do I use if I want domain2.com to point at it, without having to point directly at the IP address? (Apparently it has to use CNAMEs ...
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Is it necessary to create a DNS record for “website.com” when create one for “www.website.com”

When I create a DNS record for website "www.website.com", is it necessary to create a record for "website.com" first?
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why does Plesk set up only one nameserver by default?

When using Plesk 9.5 the default DNS template only includes one nameserver. An NS record of ns. and an a record ns. pointing to the default ip. Two nameserves are mandatory, so why would plesk have ...
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How do I receive anonymized email sent to my domain?

I have a web app in which users will contact each other using anonymized email, similar to how craigslist works. For example, user B posts an ad and the web app includes an anonymized address which ...
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Good DNS Hosting [closed]

We look after about 50 websites for clients on shared hosting. We'll soon be moving them to a dedicated server so I am looking for a good place to manage my DNS records (the shared server is currently ...
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Having trouble moving Website

Some acquaintances of mine inherited a website running a custom wordpress template and the previous owner asked them to take over and to get it set up on their own server. I was asked to assist since ...
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DNS and traceroute

some other big slovenian site has only 14 traceroutes is my traceroute big. I have dns for domains at zoneedit or freedns.afraid.org. Is this bad? Must i use slovenian dns servers? I do not ...
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Using multiple A-records for my domain - do web browsers ever try more than one?

If I add multiple A-records for my domain, they are returned in a round robin order by DNS servers. Example: 1.1.1.1 A example.com 1.1.1.2 A example.com 1.1.1.3 A example.com But how does web ...
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Confusing caching issue-DNS

Yesterday I changed my DNS servers to point to a different server. This change has still not been displayed on my own computer, but it does from other computers around the world (checked using ...
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dns hosting - url forwarding - hiding forwarded url?

I have free dns hosting with the domain registrar and I'd like the dns hosted domain www.example.com to display contents of www.myotherlongdomain.com. I only have 301/302/iframe forwarding options, ...
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How can I add a custom domain to a Windows Azure application?

I'm experiencing some issues with a website I am working on, for a company called BlueSEQ. We recently switched to Windows Azure to get more scalability and performance, but we are having issues ...
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Dns hosting question

I'm new to dns hosting and I have recently setup google apps for the 'mail.' cname record. How can I use it to display files on the www URL? ie: 'www.' cname. Or is it not possible to upload files ...