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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 configuration of DNS systems or troubleshooting problems in names resolution.

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Display a Wordpress website on a subdirectory of a Drupal website

My company's website is on Drupal. Let's say the website domain is blue.com We just acquired another company "Acme" and their website is on Wordpress, and it HAS to stay on Wordpress. -We ...
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Is there a commonly used way of identifying "institutional" domain names?

Not sure which SE site is exactly the best for this so apologies if this is out of place here. I have a database that I add emails to, and I want to join users that I suspect to be in the same ...
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Transferring Domains from Gworkspace/sqaurespace to Godaddy. DNS Error ede6, site doesnt work, missing emails from certain providers i.e outlook

as above, recently transferred domains for my small business from google domains created feb, now sold to sqaurespace, and am in a pickle. Emails are not being recieved from certain providers, i.e ...
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What's the correct way to forward a HTTPS connection?

I am pretty new to Apache2 and DNS so I'm hoping to find help here. I have a Domain i purchased and want to achieve the following: example.com leads to my homepage (that works), discord.example.com ...
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Have problems with email after DNS switch

We switched our website to a new site and hosting platform. We have the basic site URL moved over and the email is working fine. However, we have a another domain name (thesitename.com) that was ...
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Can you use multiple SRV records with the same target?

I'm looking at running multiple game servers on the same IP with different ports. The way I imagined it working was something like this: SRV records: _service._tcp.game-name-1 => 10 5 [port1] ...
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Adding a CNAME record could affect to the mail service?

I´ve been searching about this and I have found different answer for it. So I would like to explain the context. I don´t understand much about DNS records, so maybe one of you could help me. Currently....
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Private nameservers and DNS records

I just transferred an existing domain from one registrar to another. It has had private name servers with dnsmadeeasy.com for a long time. At the new registrar, they have the correct nameservers ...
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CNAME for root domain in Cpanel

I have a domain, let's say example.com Other parties are involved (they purchased the domain and gave me access only to the CPanel) I am using AWS Amplify to host my frontend, and I have added the &...
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Point all subdomains of domain1 to the same subdomain of domain2 (masked)

I own two domains: example.com and example.net My 'main' domain is example.com - it has several subdomains pointing to different resources. I want example.net to behave just like example.com, only ...
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Why would there be 4 identical A and AAAA records?

I am transferring a domain from Google Domains to Cloudflare. When recreating the DNS records in Cloudflare, I saw that there are 4 identical A records (with the same IP) and 4 identical AAAA records....
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Use their own SSL certificate for domains when DNS routing is applied

On my VPS server with cPanel/WHM, I have 2 accounts: domain1 and domain2. Each of these domains are the main domains for their accounts. Meaning that domain1 has other alias domains as well, and ...
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Domain not indexed by google - NS records wrong?

My (semi-) new domain, studentischerfilmclub.de, registar whois.com, aquired in august 2023, is not being indexed by google :( Google's URL inspection tool gives the error "Failed: DNS error: ...
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Can I change IP address to domain name inside server system?

I can access my server only by ip:port, because I have some unusual ports open. I can make URL redirect inside the domain service, but on client's browser it will display just ip and port and ...
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Replacing A records with CNAME and limiting downtime

I have a subdomain on domain.com and am using A records to point to some IP addresses associated with a github pages site. I am moving my hosting away from github pages to another provider. This ...
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How to update DNS records and not affect mail exchange? Migrating web domains

I have two domains, one where my current website is hosted, and another which hosts my email. I am planning on switching the web domain to the domain that hosts my email. I tried to update my DNS ...
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Does Google Workspace rely on A records in DNS for anything else apart from bare domain redirect?

I manage a small Google Workspace. In the beginning, many years ago, the primary domain was configured to redirect to the www. subdomain using the relevant Workspace (back then Google Apps?) feature. ...
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Managing DNS Configuration for Custom Domains in React/Node Ecommerce Platform

I'm currently working on an ecommerce platform built with React and Node.js, similar to Shopify. In our platform, we provide subdomains to store owners upon registration (e.g., subdomain.example.com). ...
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Combining TLD and SLD for SEO

So I'm looking for the best way to combine a TLD with an SLD to get the most out of SEO. Let's assume I have a company or brand called "Refusal", or, alternatively, "refusal" be a ...
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Problems with CNAME record for wildcard DNS

I have a domain and its DNS mappings on Namecheap. I have had *(wildcard) subdomains mapped using an A record to IP of my EC2 instance on AWS. It worked fine. No issues at all. All subdomains like abc....
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Domain activation failed on aws amplify

I am trying to bind my domain hosted on godaddy with my web app hosted on amplify. I have followed the instruction, added the CNAMEs to godaddy as shown in the screenshot. After a few days, my ssl ...
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Pipeline to publish obsidian to github and display that content in my '.com' domain?

These are the steps: I write my notes in obsidian, the note taking app. I Push them to github. Now it automatically converts itself to a website form in github, I might use obsidian garden or github ...
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How does the management on ccTLDs work, who gives the authority to enforce rules over the domain extensions?

I'm from Azerbaijan, and our country code top-level domain - .az has certain rules such as min-length of the domain name having to be at least 3 characters long. I wonder who creates such rules, as ...
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Squarespace & Heroku CDN HTTP Challenge Issue

I thought I had followed all the steps correctly but clearly something isn't right. This probably boils down to my understanding of DNS and nameservers because I am still new to this stuff. I'm good ...
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Forwarding a GoDaddy domain, but HTTPS requests are not forwarding

I'm working through my first attempt at domain forwarding, and it should be simple, but I'm running into difficulty with HTTPS requests. Part of this is I'm working with a friend who has an old web ...
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Is changing the A record of main domain safe for seo?

I have two hosts with different IPs. The first one (say host A) serves the old version of website at site.com, plus some subdomains and emails ([email protected]). Host B serves the new version of ...
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How to use whm/cpanel for email (box) for a website in AWS (EC2) [duplicate]

I've moved some sites from our Namecheap (dedicated) server to AWS (EC2) machine for several reasons. However, I want to use the existing Namecheap server for email (boxes) for those sites. We've ...
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Web site no longer displays and has been replaced by a page containing only "Index of..."

I have a web site hosted on a VPS that was working correctly until a few weeks ago. This domain is used primarily for email and that still works as it did previously. However, attempting to reach ...
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How can I "reclaim" the MX control of domain where former employee configured Gmail to handle mail?

A former employee had configured Gmail to handle their work email (an address that is @ an alias—herein called "example.com"—for our primary domain). The employee left and is not cooperative....
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How do I remove a subdomain that is shared to another webhost?

One of my team members had a separate webhost from mine and he suggested to host a website from a subdomain on his webhost, we did that and it was all ok untill the team disbanded and now I want the ...
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What MX records to use for pointing my domain at Microsoft 365?

I'm switching from Gmail to Microsoft 365/Outlook. I have my own domain. I have found some directions for getting this information using the Admin link at the Microsoft 365 website (gear icon among ...
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Namecheap + Format.com = DNS issue

Problem: my domain often goes nowhere when entered into a browser without the leading www. (Below, my real domain is changed to 'example') I've had a domain on NameCheap for a while and was using ...
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Domain used for Gmail (G Suite/Workspace) Expired, re-bought via Cloudflare and now seeing weird SSL Certs

So long story short: for a long time I've had domain (basic website + G-Suite email) for an LLC (let's say example.com) that I used to use for freelance gigs. I stopped doing much freelance stuff ...
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New domain not working in chrome

I've been coding a website as part of my development. Nothing fancy. Mostly CSS/HTML with a an external js carousel. I purchased the domain through google and I'm hosting via google cloud using ...
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Adding new DNS record to Netlify in order to make my domain point a new site

I have a new site: newsite.com (my new site has no subdomain such as www or ftp), so I wrote "@" to Name section when I created my DNS record. I had an old site that I wanted to redo. I registered a ...
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How can we redirect using htaccess and DNS together with Google Sites?

I have updated a site and some of the old links are no longer referring to the right place (404). I wonder how I can do it through DNS and .htaccess. As I understand Sites does not support redirecting ...
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Connecting Domain to website without losing webmail

my domain is with Network Solutions. I also signed up for Email with them. So I should be able to use http://mail.example.com to access the webmail portal through my Browser. If I change the ...
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What is wrong with my zone records and name server configuration? My domain name isn't resolving

I've moved to Amazon Route 53 as my registrar, but my domain (kellshaw.com) isn't resolving. However the website is up, as I can see it via the IP address. According to infoDNS it's to do with the ...
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Are there security issues with using wwwizer solution to redirect to root domain?

I have a Google Site to which I want to point my domain, hosted by a third party. It was (relatively) easy to establish a CNAME for the www subdomain, but I haven't been able to point my root domain ...
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Website Loads But Receiving Domain Name Does Not Resolve Error

Recently I had my Google Ads telling me that my ad is disabled because the destination is not resolving. The ad seems to actually be running, and my website is loading, however as I was digging into ...
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Implement redirect for domain from Namecheap's domain control panel

I have two domains, I want one domain to redirect all URLs to another domain. How do I do it in the Namecheap control panel?. Does setting up redirect in domain control panel means users can visit the ...
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Moving to new domain and site

I have an old web site www.domain1.example (IP: x1.x1.x1.x1) hosted on GoDaddy and created a new one with new domain www.domain2.example (IP: x2.x2.x2.x2) hosted on Hostinger. Both domains purchased ...
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GitHub https page error: Webpage showing in plain HTML format

When I first created my GitHub webpage and registered a domain at Google Domains, I didn't realize I had it made with HTTP. To switch it to HTTPS, I changed my Google Domains DNS (screenshot below) ...
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Using CloudFlare with GitHub Pages and SSL/TLS Full or Full (Strict) and Proxied DNS prevents GitHub Pages' Certificate Renewal

I am hosting my personal webpage on GitHub Pages with a custom domain and using CloudFlare for DNS etc. I am using the Full (Strict) mode for TLS/SSL and Proxied DNS. When The GitHub Pages tries to ...
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All my redirects are giving me a nice 301. Except the "http://www", for some reason it results in 302. I think I tried all the combinations already

I wanted to ask you for your help. I found this answer that is recommended on the internet - Forward naked domain with URL path for my Google Domain but it seems that it is already outdated. I tried a ...
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Can I set NS values on the webserver instead of on the nameserver?

I can only ask the domain registrar (Cyber) by email or by phone to change the domain's NS values, I don't have direct access to the DNS settings. I asked Cyber's support to change the NS values of ...
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Github Pages configure both Apex and www domains

Github allows to serve content for a custom domain from user's repository. Documentation describes how to configure www subdomain, and it also describes how to configure apex domain, like example.com ...
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Using apex domain registered at WordPress

I have a domain registered at WordPress, let's say it's example.com. I have my webpage hosted with GitHub pages and was able to add a CNAME record in the WordPress DNS settings pointing to said github....
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Is there a way to redirect a domain with a slug to a new domain with a new slug on Namecheap?

So I'm no expert with domain directs, so forgive me if this is a dumb question, but here we go: What we want to do is direct our site's blog posts from our old site (with old root domain and slug) to ...
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How do I submit an offer to buy an expired domain?

I am looking at an expired .com domain, that expired 19th dec. 2022. When I read this it says: If the previous Registrant fails to renew their domain after 30 days, they forfeit ownership of the ...
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