Questions tagged [dns]

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 configuration of DNS systems or troubleshooting problems in names resolution.

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Twitter cannot fetch content from our domain hosted on an Azure CDN even though it can fetch from an equivalent azureedge.net URL

There is a website which is distributed via Azure CDN. The CDN endpoint was used as a destination of CNAME entry for www.< EXAMPLE >.com with usage of Google DNS. The www address to the website ...
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How can a server tell what user was supplied for a domain like <user>@example.com?

Obviously with email protocols, the main way as far as I'm aware that addresses in the form @example.com are used, the protocol can simply provide the user part of that domain as part of the ...
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Setup DNS record with mail and web server on different IP but with the same domain

I got my webserver where my website is hosted and my mail server on two different servers with different IPs. I would like to have mail email @example.com using the mail server I have used an A ...
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Troubleshooting Cloudflare 301 Redirects

My client has a URL they want to entirely redirect to another site (301 redirect). This domain is purchased and managed through GoDaddy (unfortunately). After setting up the redirect, I was getting ...
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How to setup domain email for a site that uses Github Pages?

I've purchased a domain, built the site documentation in Jekyll but now I need email accounts for that domain I have forwarding to the Github Pages repo. Per research I did not see this question asked....
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Can’t access my website without adding http:// before domain

I forwarded my domain to my IP address using google domain. I can access my website using https://my.domain or https://www.my.domain but if I don’t add https:// to start the address like my.domain or ...
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Link domain nameservers with VPS

I have bought a domain with online.az and I want to link it with my VPS from GoDaddy, The domain provider only allows you to add nameservers and does not allow you to add your server IP address. I ...
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CloudFlare switching between non-fully-qualified and fully-qualified domain names; is this normal?

Over the past day or so, I've started seeing CloudFlare randomly oscillating its DNS responses between the FQDNs and non-FQDNs for my domain, as follows: "Question": [ { "name": "...
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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

Today I bought a shared hosting package. Then I added an index.html to it via FTP. When I enter my given IP address in Chrome, I'm always seeing Plesk's default page, instead of my index.html. But ...
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Should I have the same DNS entries with my domain registrar and on the hosting server?

I'm migrating away from shared hosting and had a question about configuring my new set-up. I've transferred the domain to Google Domains. I'm using their name servers. And, I've moved the DNS records ...
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How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 websites

Hi I've been trying to find an answer to this, but can't seem to. Basically I have a domain name (registered at Namecheap) that (CNAME) points to an AWS S3 bucket endpoint/url (i.e S3-hosted static-...
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How to redirect from subdomain to another port without showing IP on browsers address bar?

I tried to add another service on the same server with different port, I found that in Cloudflare, we should use A record with page rules to redirect that subdomain to ip address with specific port. ...
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Setting NS for Subdomain to Another Hosted Zone with Same Apex Domain

Suppose I own example.com. I delegate the subdomain www.example.com to a particular set of NS that is say a Route53 Hosted Zone. The rest of the example.com zone is not on R53 and contains important ...
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Using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. Based on this image and text, is it creating DNS entries?

I've just set up a new site on a VPS using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. In Moss' control panel, I can see A and CNAME records. As an example, you can see them at the bottom of this image from their ...
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Can I use a third-party service to provide DNS for my site?

I'm setting up a new site, and my host uses a Cpanel alternative that only allows me to add A and CNAME records. I need to add TXT records as well, for SPF settings and such. I know I can do this ...
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Is a CNAME from the domain apex to the www record the correct way to configure a site to use the WWW version?

Let's say I own example.com and want to use www.example.com as the default. I thought I could do this by using an A record to point the www version to the IP and using a CNAME record to point the ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

I discovered this question: Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains? And I tried it out using Google domains. I currently have a site hosted with AWS. However, I'd like to use ...
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Can dynamic DNS clients keep “URL Redirect Records” updated at Namecheap?

Can a URL Redirect Record at Namecheap be updated with a dynamic DNS client? I would like to serve a website on a non-standard port, and thus cannot use a type A record. I would like it to work as ...
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Redirect all subdomains from one domain, to the equivalent subdomain of another domain using DNS and nginx?

I have foo.example and bar.example. I want sub.foo.example to redirect (not be aliased with) sub.bar.example, same for asdf.foo.example and asdf.bar.example, etc, for all sub domains. I know I can ...
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DNS A Record going back and forth, 48 hours after changing

I'm moving a website but keeping the email setting for now, so I changed the A Record on the current ISP to the new IP provided by the new ISP. And it has been more than 48 hours the domain is still ...
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Can I receive email for multiple domains using a single email server?

I have multiple domains in the form of abcd.com, abcd.it, abcd.eu, etc... My main mail server is set for abcd.com so all my emails are in the form of name@abcd.com Now I would like to know if I can ...
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Foreign domain points to server and sends spam

I do have a really weird one. I am running a webhosting server that is being blocked by certain providers that use Cloudmark. I contacted the customer support and they got back with an email header ...
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Verify SSL Cert with Bind

My company renew our wildcard SSL certification today through DigiCert and I am trying to validate ownership of the domain through DNS. We manage our own DNS server using BIND. I have added the ...
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BIMI svg images need to be on a brand's domain?

I have just set up some domains for BIMI. dig TXT default._bimi.3dprint.it +short "v=BIMI1;l=https://3dprint.sirv.com/bimi/3dprint.svg" As you can see, the mail domain in this example ...
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How to have Nameserver records for a custom Nameserver, with said records on those nameservers

I've recently started hosting my own dns, I like being able to brand it on my own. The way I'm doing it right now, I still have the domain the nameservers are on hosted on external dns, so I can point ...
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Search Console unable to access website after DNS change

I recently switched hosting providers from Bluehost to Siteground and transferred and repointed my domain to Siteground. After this transfer, Google Search Console no longer works for me. When I enter ...
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Correctly set up DNS for sending email via Wordpress and SMTP

I've recently moved my website to a new server. I've changed the DNS record to use the new server for the website but, I'm still using the old one as a mail server. So, basically, the DNS is set up ...
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Why don't CDNs reveal an IP to be used as an ANAME (alias)?

I've read through the docs on AWS CloudFront and CloudFlare CDN, and both of them appear to require either ownership (to be the registrar) of a domain, or at least to have their DNS pointed to as the ...
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How do I change NS records to my web host without breaking already set up email functionality with another host?

I bought 2 domains managed by Google Domains, the .CA and the .COM versions. Let's call them example.ca and example.com I purchased GSuite for business for this domain and created a personal email, ...
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Would a preconnection of DNS, TCP and TLS stay open after being used?

Google Developers says that Google Chrome closes a preconnection established with HTML code such as <link rel="preconnect" href="https://example.com"> if the connection isn’t used within 10 ...
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My root domain is not resolving to my server, but the www. subdomain works fine

I have the DNS configured like this: So, my domain example.mx is working as http://www.example.mx. With www there is no problem, but with non-www like http://example.mx it's not working. As you can ...
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Do empty subdomains hurt a domain's reputation for email deliverability or SEO?

If a company has a lot of old DNS entries for subdomains that point either nowhere (CNAMES that no longer resolve to anywhere) or at servers that are no longer online does that hurt the main domain's ...
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Google Search Console: URL is not on Google (page with redirect)

I have just created a personal website which I host as github page and recently hooked it up with a custom domain. (In this post I changed the actual URLs to webmasters-example.com and webmasters-...
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What is the status of the .DATA TLD?

I see a few registrars allowing per-registrations, but can't find any dates for Sunrise, early access, GA, or any other information. Apparently the registry is Dish DBS Corporation, but that's not ...
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Office365 subdomain on Cpanel

My domain is managed by Office365 - I want a sub-domain to point towards another hosting package I pay for so that I can setup a Wordpress site. I have access to create A and CNAME records, however, ...
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Point root domain to a subdomain of another site

How can I point my root domain example.com to a subdomain of another site subdomain.example2.com? he subdomain is wildcard subdomain. I have cPanel root server access. I just want to make it looks ...
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Subdomain to subdirectory forwarding with SEO integrity [closed]

I've set up a blog on webflow at blog.mysite.com. However, I'd like to have the blog live at mysite.com/blog for SEO purposes. See here for more detailed thought process. Cloudflare solves this ...
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methodology behind using cname to verify domain ownership for use with a host

Webhosting services, such as Squarespace, enable customers to connect their third-party-hosted domains to their site without transferring ownership or switching Nameservers. This is achieved by adding ...
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Pointing Namecheap domain to AWS S3 static website with HSTS .dev TLD

I recently bough a domain with Namecheap with the intention to point it to an AWS S3 static site. My problem is that putting 'www.tagisow.dev' and 'tagisow.dev' into the address bar leads me to an ...
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cPanel on new host doesn't have cpanel.example.com and webmail.example.com like the old host did

Previously I had a cPanel shared hosting plan where I could login to cPanel admin area using cpanel.example.com and also colud login to my webmail using webmail.example.com. But recently, I have ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a google app engine instance if domain is used by a website builder?

I have a domain that is currently set up to go to a squarespace website. I am also developing an app and so would like to host my API using Google App Engine. I would like to use a subdomain to ...
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MX for subdomain not showing up

I have an Apex domain with two MX Records e.g. Example.com MX 10 cluster.host.com MX 20 cluster.host.com This domain has a subdomain with a different MX record e.g. Sub.example.com MX 10 filter.host....
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How to point my domain to a my server's IP address and configure it to show my website? [duplicate]

I'm doing website on the Linux server (still learning) And I have on 1 IP address to host many web sites. I will have them separately. For example 104.000.0.000:203 for one website and 104.000.0.000:...
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How to add a DNS record to redirect a page of the website

Is there a way to add a cname or txt or whatever record to redirect a page on the same domain to another page. I don't want to redirect the whole domain to another one. Not sure how to do this. For ...
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How do I change the content on my website based on subdomains all pointing to the ASPX same server? [closed]

I have created multiple subdomains on my DNS (en.example.com / pt.example.com / ru.example.com), all related to languages and all pointed to the same IP address. I want to get the information from ...
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Some users still see parked domain page three days after setting DNS records

It's been 3 days now and some users cannot connect to the website (they just see the generic Related Links domain page). MOST users can, but when I try on Verizon Wireless or AT&T Wireless, ...
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NodeJS app is deployed to port 8080

This might be a very simple question but I don't know what to search to solve my problem. Please feel free to direct me to the right resource, that would also be very helpful. This is my first time ...
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Does DNS works for 2 URLs which are pointed to 2 different ports

I do have a Qlik Nprinting application in Azure VM which has 2 web portals running on different ports. In our project, we have configured port numbers for web portals to 443 and 8443. URLs to access ...
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For SEO which should I use faster performing A records, or can I use CNAME?

It occurs to me, that hosting a website on www.domain.com will result in duplicate, unnecessary DNS lookups if www is a CNAME and not an A(AAA) Record. If the CNAME points to another CNAME, things ...
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How do I host my web app locally on a subdomain of Google Domains (DNS settings)

I hope I phrased my question right, but I am hosting a web app on my server at home. I have a domain via Google Domains and I don't know how the DNS settings work. I'm running the app on port 8082 ...

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