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

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How to make a sub-domain an alias of other domain when a wilcard exist to that level in the dns server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: vhost set up help — domain and ip point to the same site I have recently set up Linux CentOS on a little VPS. I have bought my own domain and made A records to my ...
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Find the IP address of expired domains

I want to know the previous hosting IP address of an expired domain. Is there any way find this?
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What is a “Public DNS registered IP address”?

I've been reading this ICANN agreement on new TLDs and it has this section on DNS service availability, which i don't completely understand: Refers to the ability of the group of ...
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server downtime solution?

I am managing a few sensitive websites, that need to be up and running 24/7 how ever I worked with many VPS and dedicated server providers over the time. The problem is that downtime is inevitable, at ...
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Is it OK for a DNS A record to resolve to another URL rather than an IP address?

My company use a domain registrar who also offer a web forwarding service. We have a large number of different domain names purchased over the years and are using this web forwarding service to allow ...
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How can a domain use its own nameservers?

I have to change the MX DNS records for our company domain name and I've come across this odd situation: A whois search shows up that the nameservers for ourcompany.com are ns1.ourcompany.com and ...
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How can I remove the security/malicious user warning from my website?

I have a domain name tradespring.net, and www.tradespring.net that redirect to my Heroku app with a CNAME record. However when I first try to access these sites it gives me a malicious warning. ...
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Best practice for adding the www subdomain: Via an A record or htaccess redirect?

Having used both methods in the past I just wandered which method is actually best practice when handling the www subdomain? Do I setup another A record in the DNS to point to the same IP ad the root ...
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Do I need a working DNS server to resolve another DNS server

I suspect this question might be more suitable to networking stack exchange but I didnt find any such site, so this seemed like the best place to ask it. I recently moved back to my native country ...
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Setup Reverse DNS with Cpanel and WHM?

I needed to set-up a reverse DNS via cpanel. I followed the steps in this tutorial but it didn't work: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/11_30/WHMDocs/RdnsForBind. I use my own name servers ...
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What happened to the test@domain.tld syntax?

I can remember that some years ago several providers advertised the possibility to use the @ syntax instead of general subdomains with their DNS service. Today, I can't find any documentation or hints ...
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Is there a point to redirecting our collection of purchased domains?

We have 200+ domain names that we have purchased to prevent them from being poached and misused. These additional domains are not indexed, crawled or linked to. Is there a point to actually setting ...
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Use a custom domain and point to Tumblr blog

My domain mydomain.com is registered with GoDaddy. I wish to host my Tumblr blog on this domain with Nearly Free Speech hosting. My active nameservers at GoDaddy already point to my authoritative ...
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SSL Certificate

I've received the email below from Google about my WordPress site and have no idea how to follow the instructions. Any help out there? Dear Webmaster, The host name of your site, ...
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Is it possible to have multiple subdomains point to the same Blogger blog? [duplicate]

For our application we want to have a status page which is hosted outside of the rest of our infrastructure so in case there are issues in our data center we can post updates for our users and our ...
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How to create an own domain name servers

i bought an domain from bigrock ,which has dns1.digrock.com and dsn2.bigrock.com as name servers . but some website have there own domain name dns1.domain.com. Is it possible to create an own ...
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Domain name servers connecting time and details

According to Ping reports my web browser is looking up DNS information in 180ms to connect my domain. I registered that domain name from godaddy.com. At the same time it takes 10ms for connecting to ...
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Attach a Wordpress.org blog to my BigCommerce Store as a sub-domain

I am stuck in a peculiar situation. I have a store on BigCommerce configured with a domain from GoDaddy (mystore.com). I recently created a custom wordpress blog and hosted it on 1and1 hosting ...
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DNS propogation question with name server change

The registrar I have is networksolutions.com, and for quite a while, the name servers were pointing to Site5.com, where hosting is for one of my domains. I wanted to bring DNS control back to ...
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private whois but still list email-address?

I tried Googling it, but I couldn't find an answer. I would like private whois, meaning I wouldn't want to display my home address etc. However, I still would want to list email-address.
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SEO and multiple domains to same site

I have one website. I have two domain names that I want to point to the same site install. So whether you go to name-one.com or name-two.com you see the exact same site. Now, I can either set up ...
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OS X Server DNS management

I have an OS X 10.6 Server running, which has PHP, Apache, MySQL, and DNS running on it. I want to take the DNS management out of the Server Admin App. I know that the DNS configuration files (the ...
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Confusion regarding SEO and a name, c name and 301 redirects

I have a VPS with and a domain from different hosters. I would like to know about the best practices for setting up the redirects regarding SEO as I am really confused about the different options. I ...
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Non www to www redirection A record problem

I have told my domain registrar to set my domain like this: www.domain.com -> IP1 domain.com -> A record IP2 www.domain.com works properly, but non www returns %20 before the real url www.domain.com ...
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Setting Nameservers to New Website Host While Maintaining External Email Host

I'm setting up a website for the company I work for and I've just purchased a hosting account. They already own their own domain name, but they have an external mail service they would like to keep ...
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How to setup a reseller account on a subdomain?

I have bought the aluminium reseller package on hostgator and specified a subdomain of an existing domain I already had as the primary domain. How do I set this up in the hostgator whm panel and what ...
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Do I have to create a new master zone for every site in webmin?

I'm new to webmin and would like to use it for three sites. Do I have to create a new master zone for each of my sites? Thanks in advance.
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Can I host a website on a different address from the webmail?

I have what is to me an unusual situation. I have a client for whom I have built a website which I will be hosting, they have been using their domain name for their email addresses for a long period ...
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How can I decrease load time (see image) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DNS takes too long to resolve This website loads pretty fast, in less than 1 second on localhost. I have made it live on the server and load times are as high as 15 ...
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Two name servers?

I was told by my domain registrar that they require two name servers per domain name. I want to host my own DNS (to try it out, this isn't an important website) on my own server. I only really need ...
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How does linking a domain and hosting work? [closed]

I've looked everywhere for a good explanation of this, but all I get is a tutorial on how to do it instead of what's going on in the background. If someone could go through an example of what's going ...
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What are reasons some people can't access a website while most others can?

I have a .NET MVC 3 Website hosted on a Server 2008 r2 VPS. The site only uses SSL 3.0 connections, so if you connect using HTTP it will bump you up to HTTPS. The site is for a small company, just for ...
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DNS name/host-header specific url-pattern/security-constraint, to not require SSL with Tomcat6

I am needing to enable SSL on an application hosted through Tomcat6 and I have added the following to the tomcat web.xml: <security-constraint> <web-resource-collection> ...
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Confused with how to set Cname records

Here is a screenshot of what cPanel is asking for in Cname records: http://i.imgur.com/CG7QC.png This is what i'm trying to do: point: secure.randomdomain.com => secure.mydomain.com What settings ...
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Show other domain using DNS instead of iframe

I have two domains bought at different providers and I would like http://aaaaa.com to show http://bbbbb.com/aaaaa. Is this possible using only DNS? Must I transfer the domain to my hosting provider? ...
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SSL between customer's domain having CNAME to our secured server?

We're setting up a payment service -- a few pages to collect credit cards, and do other stuff that needs to be secure. We would like to offer the service to customers via a cobranded page we serve ...
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Why is nat required when proxy is enough? [closed]

My machine is connected in a local lan. to connect to the internet the traffic goes through proxy server. my understanding of proxy server is that it sends the request on behalf of the original ...
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Why can I (and a lot of people) access my website normally but some users can't?

I bought my domain name and registered it with ASmallOrange. Next, I bought a VPS server with SoftSysHosting. I went on the CPanel of ASmall orange and set the domains to point to my server's IP ...
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how to deploy my jboss servlets to GoDaddy and make it available to my Android client?

I have my web application running in jboss on my pc, accessible only in localhost. I have seen in sites like godaddy, they talk about giving a domain name to your site. My application only serves ...
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DNS takes too long to resolve

I have a site and its load time needs improvement. When I monitor it, the DNS takes too long to resolve. Pls see the results here: ...
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Multiple servers - crash safe

I have 2 servers on different networks. Both of them host different website (one is CentOS powered another one is using Mint). How do I assure maximum uptime? In case one server is overloaded how to ...
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Is this SPF record correct?

I need to set up a SPF record to allow an alternative IP address to send our newsletter emails. The main IP hosting the site still needs to be allowed to send email also. Would the following work? ...
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xampp not working with DynDNS

My setup consists of: a XAMPP 1.7.7 installation, with Apache configured to listen to port 8080 dyn.com to make the projects accessible from the web ( 8080 shows up as 'open' when checking with ...
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MX records of a domain - why are they editable from a hosting panel?

I have a domain, registered at company A. In the domain manager panel at this company I can edit DNS records of my domain, including MX records. That's understandable. I changed them. But, the ...
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Confirm that a dns zone is served by a nameserver

We currently have a domain which has custom nameservers. Our host has their own nameservers. I'd like to switch our domain to use our host's nameservers for a while. Our host tells me that their ...
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Point domain to new host - changed nameservers, now what?

This is driving me nuts, because I know I'm missing something simple. I've read numerous articles/posts about how to point (not transfer) your domain to a new web host. They all say to change the name ...
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DNS lookup when using a CDN

Using a CDN can vastly improve the load time of a website. I been thinking of using it to host all my external files like CSS, JS, Images, Videos etc. However I was thinking when linking to a CDN, ...
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ISP issue browsing “sonos.com” - need to diagnose and prove [closed]

I am unable to browse to a website "sonos.com" with my ISP (virgin). I have ruled out browsers, PCs, macs, routers, wifi, etc. Other ISPs (even other virgin connections in different areas!) supply ...
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TXT vs SPF record for Google servers SPF record, either or both?

According to Google’s documentation, https://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=178723 It clearly says Create a TXT record containing this text: v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all ...
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use subdomain on different host

I want to accomplish something that I thought was simple. My wish is as follows: I have a domainname with hosting, a WordPress multisite (with subfolder setup) installed and running: gangleri.nl. I ...