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Domain Name System Server is a server that queries and assigns human readable URL or IP address.

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Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

Suppose I have and the nameserver I'm using is the one from the hosting server where I'm hosting the main site, say Now suppose I add a new subdomain e.g. ...
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Using multiple A-records for my domain - do web browsers ever try more than one?

If I add multiple A-records for my domain, they are returned in a round robin order by DNS servers. Example: A A A But how does web ...
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What is the maximum number of DNS A-records you can use on one domain?

Is it correct that there is no limit to how many DNS A records can be set on a domain? My boss asked me this and it made me curious, I can't find anything online.
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How do I determine if a redirection was due to DNS or the webserver?

I had an issue this week where the webhost altered my DNS settings, but the website, whether I typed in or would always resolve to and I couldn't figure ...
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What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site?

What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site? Is it like HTTPS/SSL that I have to buy a certificate, or can I generate one myself to use? Is there any free way I can use DNSSEC or do I have to pay for ...
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How to make so that a first domain name redirects to second one but the URL displays the first domain name?

I have first domain name registered with some domain name registrar, for which I don't have web hosting account, only dns hosting. I have second domain name registered with godaddy, with web hosting ...
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AWS: pointing A record to load balancer on A record causes incoming email to stop functioning

I have a webserver running on an EC2. On that EC2 I'm receiving email. I've created a load balancer (ELB) directing traffic to EC2 In route 53: UPDATED A record for to point to ELB ...
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Domain Name Not resolving with webhost nameservers and without www

Searched all over and tried playing with httpd.conf , nothing works. The domain name can be resolved with but without www its does not resolve. Advice for A Records does not work. I ...
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301 redirect conflicts with cname redirect for both naked and www URL

Client had created a cname redirect for their www url which goes to their new web address, they were told to create a 301 redirect for the naked url but it's conflicting with the cname and the www url ...
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