Domain Name System Server is a server that query and assign Human readable URL or IP Address.

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Should your Nameservers be under a Different Domain

I notice that, with most of the web hosts I use, they provide nameserver addresses under their main domain (or a related domain). For example Mediatemple provides name servers which are: ...
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Nameservers and DNS - Appropriate Steps to Move to A VPS?

I bought a VPS and I am trying to transfer my domain over to the new server, I took two steps so far, but I don't think I did it quite right as its been 24 hours and most all DNS check sites still ...
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How do I add custom nameservers to a domain

How to use a custom nameserver for my domain (like ns1.mydomain.com, ns2.mydomain) instead of ns1.hostingcompany.com, ns2.hostingcompany.com? Will a CNAME help?
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Where can I find the most up-to-date information on my domain's name servers?

I just switched registrars for a bunch of domains and the new registrar didn't copy over my existing name servers. Now all my pages appear as "parked" domains when you visit them. I've gone in and ...
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Which is better between changing Nameservers and changing DNS “A” Records?

I have my hosting on Godaddy and domain on another server. So I was thinking which would be a better option to point the domain to Godaddy hosting Change the name server to that of godaddy. Change ...
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How to manage DNS from multiple registrars in one place?

I have domains from different providers (GoDaddy, domaindotcom, namesilo, namecheap, etc) is there any way to manage DNS from one panel? Sometimes when move to a new hosting server, we need to change ...
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Nameserver problem

I recently bought a new VPS, and I was trying to set private nameservers in my domain cPanel. I went ahead and added 4 A records: ns1.mydomain.com - points to my IP ns2.mydomain.com - points to my ...
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What nameserver should I use?

Let's say that I have site.com website that I bought at one place, but want to host on another place. I don't know what to do. Here is scenario. I bought site.com on company that is using their own ...
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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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I want to host clients' websites, but not their email. What's the easiest way to handle this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? My company lets non-technical users build their own niche industry websites on our server, which we ...
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Changed plesk root name, what DNS settings get modified?

We recently changed our Plesk server's main URL from siteold.com to sitenew.com. Many websites had their NS set to ns1.siteold.com - does Plesk automatically update that to need ns1.sitenew.com? ...
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Challenging nameserver problem

I really appreciate you reading this. I have spent close to 6 months putting my soul into creating my first ruby on rails app, and now my site is all buggered up SEO-wise and I'm really bummed. I'm ...
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How long does propagation of newly registered private name servers typically take?

I have an account with Hostgator, and have registered private name servers (ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com). How long should I expect to wait for those changes to take place? Should my ...
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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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Create you own nameserver without paying to anyone? [closed]

Creating own ns i wan't to create my own name server. Own Dedicated server i have my own server it is lived now how can i create a name server on it
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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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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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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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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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Can I have a backup name server?

Is it possible to have a third backup name server in case the first two fail? Recently I had a site go down for about an hour when a CloudFlare datacenter went down. We have the option of setting a ...
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I cant get my domain to point to my server

I have bought a domain on Crazy Domains called techitproductions.com And at home i have a Linux Ubuntu Server running Apache, php5, ispconfig, courier mail etc... I have port forwarded port 80, 8888 ...
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Can I have a webhost with one company and an E-Mail host with another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? I was wondering if it was possible to use one company (and respective name servers) for email ...
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Problem with the DNS settings for our new company mailserver

We are a small business with several branches around our country, trying to improve intra-office communications. In order to host a mail server at our head office we have upgraded our Business ...
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Setting DNS when registrar and host is different

Just to confirm that my assumptions are correct (if not, please let me know where I'm doing wrong): My domain refers to jkwsp.com The registrar where I have registered my domain is hioxindia.com ...
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How do I create a subdomain for a site hosted by someone who does not allow it?

I want to create a subdomain for a site hosted by Jimdo (a DIY website builder). Jimdo does not allow subdomains however. I am trying to find a workaround where a subdomain is hosted elsewhere but ...
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How does my DNS provider know that I own the domain that I am managing?

Let's say I purchase a domain at RegistrarA, and then I set my domain to use the name servers over at ProviderB since I will be using ProviderB to operate my DNS records. In the system of ProviderB, ...
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How to point a domain to another subdomain?

I'm really a newbie about this issues so excuse me if this is a rather dumb question, I'm trying to point a domain a client of mine bought to a sub-domain of mine, they're both from different ...
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Create nameserver for a specific domain

My domain name and dedicated hosting are with different providers. I wanted to create a own nameserver for my domain name. I created 2 host object from domain registrar control panel. 1. ...
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Pointing from domain registrar to host: Name Servers vs A Records

What are the performance or any other considerations involved when deciding whether to use Name Servers or A Records when pointing your domain registrar to your website host? My case: I have a ...
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Nameserver Update Update and Gmail Account

I have a domain name with GoDaddy and I have my domain name setup with Google to receive email using that domain name (name@mydomain.com). Yesterday I bought a WinHost account and had to update the ...
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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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Server-infrastructure recommendations

Here's the thing: I need a cheap, fast, reliable infrastructure that can dynamically scale (like Amazon S3: cloud-storage). I'm thinking of 3 different type of 'servers'. Application-server Should ...
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Changing nameservers for a domain on GoDaddy

I am redoing a website for a friend of mine. The domain was purchased on GoDaddy. The hosting was purchased elsewhere. After having problems with the hosting company and making some updates I decided ...
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Changing nameservers for a domain on GoDaddy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing nameservers for a domain on GoDaddy I am redoing a website for a friend of mine. The domain was purchased on GoDaddy. The hosting was purchased elsewhere. ...
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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 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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Nameservers at freehostingcloud

How can I change the nameservers at freehostingcloud? I got a message: You need to change the nameservers for your domain exampledomain.net. The nameservers should be ns1.freehostingcloud.com and ...
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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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Switch Hosts With Gmail Account Attached

I am transferring a client from their old host to my new one. Their domain-based gmail/apps account was connected to their old host, so when I changed the domain's name servers to the new host, ...
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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 problem, old dns servers are not going away

I have a website, and I changed the nameservers of the domain of my site, now people see it with my new nameservers however I still see the oldnameservers (Which are sedo's nameservers). I tried ...
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Should I use my domain registrar's nameserver or find an alternative?

I've recently been moving my client's sites as well as my own and my friends to a cloud server instance I've set up. I don't have a nameserver setup on my instance because I'm not sure how to deploy ...
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Redirecting domain from one web host to another

First time I've ever had to redirect a domain from one web host to another. I'm not moving the domain registration as the domain is due to be renewed soon so don't want to risk any complications. ...