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

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.CA Domain registratrs for DNSSEC

We have a .ca (CIRA) domain that currently uses DNSSEC through the ISC DLV registry service. We are aware that DLV is shutting down by 2017. We have communicated with CIRA respecting .ca registrars ...
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Can I have a SSL certificate for a domain name that redirects?

I have registered a domain name only for forwarding users to my original website. www.secondarydomain.com -> www.primarydomain.com I already have a SSL certificate for my primary domain. The ...
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Can I use mailserver with web host not domain registrar?

I am looking at buying a domain with 1&1 and web hosting with HostPresto. Hostpresto offer unlimited email addresses on the domain but 1&1 only have 1. Is it possible to use HostPresto's email ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.domain.com to www1.domain.com(subdomain of domain.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (domain.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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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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What should be domain name A-record for VPS server's main domain?

While updating the child name servers of the main domain of my VPS server I mistakenly changed the A-records to the server's IP. Will that have any effect of the name servers? I found this question ...
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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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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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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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Explanation of ACL configuration during the setup of DNS resolving server

So I have managed to setup my DNS resolving server. I can share details of doing the same here (just in case if someone is curious to know). I have used Fedora, however, it is pretty much the same in ...
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Private Nameservers and DNS for 2 dedicated servers

We just recently rent our second dedicated server with WHM from our hosting provider. But we have issues with the DNS and would like some input to find the solution. The first server have its ...
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DNS config is good use a CNAME with multiple targets

My host has various CNAME target server eg server1.hostinger.net server2.hostinger.net server3.hostinger.net server4.hostinger.net server5.hostinger.net Is a good thing configure the same www....
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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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Can I set DNS records to use whichever of my two servers is online and prefer the faster one?

I currently have 2 servers with identical files for a number of websites in 2 different locations. One has fast internet access but is regularly offline whereas the other is always on and has slower ...
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I'm only able to reach my site using www, but not non-www

I had a website at example.com. I created another website (example.hotelrunner.com) using HotelRunner and changed domains. I did that by changing the A records and CNAME at Netfirms. Now example.com ...
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Using CNAME with Route 53

I'm also aware that I'm unable to have a CNAME as the domains root under the ruling 3.6.2 of RFC 1034 as in this post. I'm trying to add an external blog hosting service. So I have my domain at www....
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How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains?

We are in the process of transitioning from 150 separate websites on individual domains to 150 domains all served by a central MVC app. I am now wondering how to handle the MX record(s) on this new ...
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Why won't Webmaster Tools let me set a preferred domain? (says to verify, but it should already be)

I've got a domain that I apparently forgot to set a preferred domain for, so I just tried to do it. Webmaster Tools instead popped up a little box: Part of the process of setting a preferred ...
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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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Best and Safest Approach to Migrate Old Mail Service to Google Apps Gmail?

I have a website and looking to migrate to use Google Apps for my email. But the thing is that I'm currently using Earthlink as my mail provider for my domain name. This also goes for using Earthlink ...
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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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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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Google Search Console: DNS error

It has been 10 days since I added a new property to Google Webmaster tools. Immediately an error message was displayed: "Severe health issues are found in your property" this has since disappeared by ...
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Hosting multiple customer websites on one domain name

I have built a platform where our customers can sign up for a website and just select the information from their database to show on the website. Currently we tell our customers to point the www ...
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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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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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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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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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Registrar with good security, DNS hosting, and DNSSEC and IPv6 resolvers?

I'm looking to move my domains away from GoDaddy, but I'm having a tough time finding anyone with comparable features at a (even remotely) similar price. I've looked at the usual suggestions (...
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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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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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If ICANN only charges 18¢ per domain name, why am I paying $10?

ICANN charges 18¢ per domain name registered regardless of its extension, but I pay $10 for a domain name per year with my registrar. What do domain name registrars do for its customers to justify ...
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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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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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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 can I change the order of the DNS records in the `dot.tk` DNS server?

I have a DNS record with three A records: the main site, and two backups. However, when clients perform a DNS lookup, they reach a backup site. How can I change the order of the DNS records in dot....
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I Want to use Different Hosting for my Main Website & its Related Subdomains

I just want to know. I have registered a domain on Bigrock.com and I want to host its primary domain website on Cloudways servers & its all Subdomains on Godaddy. Something like this. www....
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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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In GoDaddy hosting how can all wildcard domains point to the same directory?

I want to create wildcard sub domains and all should point the same main domain's directory. And I read some articles and made this, *.example.com Now, if I type any sub domain it shows pageok. ...
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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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Creating a custom DKIM (Domain Authentication) in DNS settings

I'm trying to do the following as told by MailChimp: Set a TXT (SPF) record for lakesentrancesurflifesaving.org.au to: v=spf1 include:servers.mcsv.net ?all Set the CNAME record for k1....
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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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How to transfer a domain from 101domain to another registrar?

A friend of mine bought a domain name on 101domains, and now wants to have his website hosted on my servers. I would like to have full control of the DNS records, and thus would like to change the NS ...