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DNS is the Domain Name System, a hierarchical, distributed database to map various information together, such as hostnames to IP addresses. The name is also used as a synonym for nameservers, the specific servers delivering the DNS feature. This tag should be used for all issues about ...

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How to run multiple Node.js sites (apps/servers) with separate SSL cert's, on a single IP address?

The desired scenario is as the title suggests: Multiple Node.js servers/apps/websites, on separate domains, each with own SSL certificate, on a single server with a single IP address. So far I have ...
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Why pay for a distributed DNS service when ISPs cache lookups?

Suppose I've purchased example.com from my neighbor's startup domain name company, superlowcostdomainnames.com (aka SlowDNS). At first DNS is a bit of a performance drag, because SlowDNSs servers are ...
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How to redirect domain names which use my custom name servers?

My web hosting service allows setting custom name servers. For example, if my website is http://www.example.com/, I can set custom name servers ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com. When other domain ...
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Email issues after changing A record

I have a website that was hosted on hostgator and I've decided to move to another server. I will still be keeping my hostgator account active so I left my domains nameservers pointing to hostgator. ...
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Pinging Domain doesn't give A Record IP

Should pinging a domain give you the IP the same as the A Record? Are there conditions where it shouldn't? A client's website isn't pointing to the A record IP, it's point to a Cloudflare DNS server. ...
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DNS Failure: IN: bad zone

I set the A records on hover.com to math my host server I enabled firewall for TCP/UDP on port 53 I installed Bind I configured all the named files Yet, the DNS still won't resolve. "systemctl status ...
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Point multiple domains to single page, with unique button based on source domain

I'm a software dev, but I'm green when it comes to web development and domain management. Let's say I've registered some domains: apples.example bananas.example cherries.example ...and [with a ...
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ERR_TIMED_OUT when accessing S3 bucket by a custom domain that uses Route53

I have set up a static website by following this walkthrough: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/website-hosting-custom-domain-walkthrough.html I can see the website by accessing its ...
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My subdomain will redirect to root domain. How do I fix this?

My Subdomain will redirect back to the main site. How do I fix this so it redirects to the subdomain? My main site is a WordPress adult site so I'll use example.com to explain. All I have in the ...
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SEO: Separate domain targeting each state or one domain with state-specific sections

I'm part of a business based in Western Australia, for example, Online Training Western Australia, currently operating a website on onlinetrainingwa.com.au. Our original goal was to provide the ...
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One website with several alias domains - how to serve the content in the language appropriate for the alias that a user used to visit?

This is a scenario. I have this website, as an example: www.service.com which serves default English content. The site has also several domain aliases which have the word service in another languages....
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VPS with single IP and nginx reverse proxy

I have a VPS with a single IP assigned to it. I am going to set up an nginx reverse proxy to hopefully serve a number of websites from the same server. As far as I understand, I can have various ...
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VPS server hostname questions

I recently purchased a VPS from a service. The hostname seems semi randomly generated 12jk34kd.vpsservice.example It says I have the option to change the hostname but it looks like I can change ...
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Google thinks my site has malware, but they're scanning a several months old Wordpress site. How is this happening?

I recently redesigned a website on its own domain that was created in Wordpress. I created it in node and deployed it via Zeit.co. I followed their instructions to change the nameservers and ...
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Can the wildcard DNS record for 2nd level subdomains differ from the wildcard rule for 1st level subdomains?

We have an A record that points *.example.com to an IP address. Is there a way to prevent 2nd level subdomains (*.*.example.com) from being directed to that IP? Or direct them somewhere else?
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Redirection and HTTPS [duplicate]

Hoping it's a stupid and basic question, but can't find the answer in Google, nor in search here. Website setup: http://www.example.com http://sub.example.com Then introduced SSL, so now it's: ...
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How to retrieve pendingDelete starting time? [duplicate]

I've been following a domain I want to buy for a while. Right now its status is pendingDelete. It seems that the standard time for the domain to become available after the domain entered pendingDelete ...
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Kurose - Ross Chapter 2.5: Why does the TLD Server return two records? [closed]

In Chapter 2.5 of Kurose - Ross (Computer Networking), DNS lookup is described. As an example, it is explained what happens when Alice requests www.networkutopia.com. Apparently, the TLD server replys ...
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Understanding multiple @ symbols in DNS settings

I don't understand how multiple @ symbols work in the DNS settings, and what will happen when I edit the associated records. The screenshot below is what is set up already for a website I'm working ...
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Google Domains fails to redirect https non-www, results in 403

I have a weird issue with Google Domains not redirecting https and non-www domain. When I enter example.org it correctly redirects to https://www.example.org, however when I enter https://example.org ...
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Point more than 1 domain to my shared server DNS?

I have purchased a shared server. I've associated it with my domain example.com. I want to start a new blog/website with the domain example.com. Can I use the same shared server to host both websites? ...
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Can sub folder point to different hosting provider www.domain.com/subfolder [duplicate]

I have a situation where we need to point a sub domain to a different hosting provider. The main website www.mainwebsite.example is being hosted with HostingProvider1 and now we have another ...
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Do I have to create a DNS server when setting up a network?

I studied a bit of networking in my class a few years ago. But I always had some doubts about this and never got it clear. We set up Windows Server and Ubuntu HTTP servers, DNS servers using apache ...
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How can I set a CNAME record when my domain provider only support A and AAAA record?

My domain extension (.at.tw) is a testing project, and it only supports 5 A or AAAA records, and not NS, CNAME or other types you might found in normal DNS. I want to use Ghost's paid hosting (so ...
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Is it possible to forward a subdomain to the apex domain with a port and have it masked using google domains?

Suppose I own example.com and I have several services I want to expose to the internet. I'd like to create a subdomain devil.example.com and point it to http://example.com:6666. I can do this right ...
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DNS Propagation not working

I've had the original server up with all DNS zones on Plesk pointing to the new IP, so all the A records, NS, etc. point to the new site. When I use DNS checkers they report that they now see the new ...
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What is domain mapping and how can I do it using cPanel?

I am trying to use the full domain instead of subdomains for a multi-network WordPress site. When I check the WordPress documentation, I find the following: Make sure all the domains you want to ...
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Setup a mailserver with several domains

I'd like to setup multiple mailaccounts for our company. The format of the emailaddresses should be 'mail@forename-surname.fr'. Now I can find a lot of offers but I want to use one server for all ...
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Heroku apps, DNS and MX records

I have a domain, example.com, for my mom's business. I'm having trouble configuring the records to allow the Heroku app to exist simultaneously with email through Microsoft Office 365. The site should ...
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How to show Registrant Name in WHOIS lookup?

I have purchased a domain name (anishghosh.me) from bigrock.com but when I'm doing a WHOIS lookup on the domain the registrant name is not showing in that information. How can I show my name as the ...
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Reliable tool to obtain all dns records [closed]

I have a domain that I own and have access to via the company I purchased it from. However it's DNS configuration is not hosted with this company but off site with someone else where it used to be ...
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Connect one domain to two servers for the sake of website availability to every user

I have two servers, one in OVH, and the other in Hetzner. For my domain, in the domain control panel, I have listed two name servers, each pointing to one of the servers, each with an active DNS ...
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What is the maximum practical TTL

I'm just curious to know what the maximum practical TTL value is for an A entry. Somewhere I found the TTL value can be as high as 99,999,999 seconds, about 3.1 years, but simply that would not be ...
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How to fix “expired certificate” errors when changing nameservers

Site used to be hosted at example.com. Nameservers were set to example.com's nameservers (ns1.example.com, ns2.example.com). Site was then moved to example1.com, but nameserver settings were kept. ...
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Is it necessary to own both domains if I want to forward, redirect, and/or alias a subdomain?

Please forgive me (and please correct) if I misuse jargon and terminology -- web hosting, administration, etc. is new to me. Say I want to host a site at each of the following addresses: http://www....
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Correct configuration for mail DNS when mail server sends mail, but have zoho accounts for business comms also

I'd like some help sense checking my website email and DNS set up, as well as troubleshooting one issue I have. I have a website with a mail server installed for sending order confirmation emails. It ...
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CloudFront very slow TTFB after enabling HTTP/2

My site was running on HTTP/1.1 with CloudFront at front, Webpagetest reports the load time usually at 2 seconds. Yesterday I enabled HTTP/2 (and SSL) on CloudFront, hoping to see an improvement. The ...
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Setup Github pages with an ANAME record?

I want to set up my GitHub pages user page to use a custom apex domain and www subdomain, as described in the GitHub pages help. I have it working via A and CNAME records (see below), but GitHub ...
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eCommerce: Do Content Delivery Networks 'see' customer exchanges/data?

I am thinking of using a Content Delivery Network. CloudFare being the most popular and initial obvious choice. The website is an eCommerce site. As such, there will be exchanges of customer's ...
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AWSDNS Load Balance cant send/receive mail out

I currently have my EC2 connected to mail.domail.com and configured A record to point EC2 ip, PTR record pointing at EC2 ip and i have a MX record for domain.com pointing at mail.domain.com, currently ...
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set the nameserver of my hosting on the settings of my domain

I have a problem with the setup of my domain, to be able to use it with the nameservers of my host. immediately after confirming the settings the site of my domain (register.it), warned me to wait 24 /...
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Transferring domain between registrars without downtime

I have someone transferring a domain from GoDaddy to Google Domains. The nameservers for the domain are currently nsxx.DOMAINCONTROL.COM nsxx.DOMAINCONTROL.COM To ensure no downtime and the ...
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Accidently changed CNAME entries for “autodiscover” and “_domainconnect”, will that hurt my website?

I am an absolute noob in web development, but I have a Wordpress site and while I was trying to verify my website for Youtube, I made a mistake and changed 2 CNAME entries on my 1und1.de (german ...
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DNS not resolving even though nameserver has propagated?

I have a custom name server. ns1.buildingautomationmonthly.com. It has propagated according to DNS checker. I can go to philzito.com and buildingautomationbook.com which are both using the name server ...
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How to setup a Namecheap domain with 1and1 hosting and Cloudflare DNS [closed]

I have a domain with Namecheap and a hosting account with 1and1, and I want to use the Cloudflare DNS for free SSL. How would I set up the DNS properly?
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Why do my emails land in Junk Folder, despite following all the Email Verification steps?

I have created a WordPress website, which I have hosted on a VPS. In a bid to promote both email security and help improve the chances on an email landing in an Email's recipient's Inbox, rather than ...
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What are the changes made to gTLD registry DNS servers in relation to my domain?

Let's say that I register myself an example.com domain at one of the domain registrars and in domain registrars web-portal, I decide to use ns1.digitalocean.com, ns2.digitalocean.com and ns3....
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can't transfer and register a Canceled+/Expired .Li domain (with incomplete WHOIS)

I contacted the registrant (I edited out his name out below) by finding his new email on the web, he emailed me that he don't own the domain anymore and sent photos he took of the paper forms he ...
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Does changing A record IP address affect MX records?

Suppose you have the following A record: example.com. 3599 IN A 192.0.2.78 And these MX records: example.com. 997 IN MX 10 mx01.1and1.co.uk.example. example.com. 997 IN MX 10 mx00.1and1.co.uk....
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Adding MX records on a VPS server

I'm looking to move my clients websites from a reseller hosting plan to a VPS server so I can manage their resources according to their needs. Everything has been smooth sailing until I forgot that a ...