Questions tagged [dns-servers]

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

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How to properly set up SRV DNS record?

I'm setting up DNS server for my home network. It contains plenty of machines but I have only one public IP so there's a lot of NAT, proxies etc. Many people find it difficult to memorize all services ...
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What should be domain name A-record for VPS server's main domain?

While updating the child name servers of the main domain of my VPS server I mistakenly changed the A-records to the server's IP. Will that have any effect of the name servers? I found this question ...
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Explanation of ACL configuration during the setup of DNS resolving server

So I have managed to setup my DNS resolving server. I can share details of doing the same here (just in case if someone is curious to know). I have used Fedora, however, it is pretty much the same in ...
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Question about name server propagation

I just did an overhaul of my company's website and changed the hosting provider, and it's probably been about 36-48 hours since I changed the pointers at my registrar to the new name servers. I have ...
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Pointing subdomain to my server

My bro is using a service of a third party(say, X), with DNS addresses: ns1.x.com ns2.x.com So, bro bought a domain name, say abc.com. And pointed the DNS addresses with the above ones. Now, bro ...
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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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DNS Name Server Location - latency benefits?

Our users are primarily in the UK. We already have the sites hosted on a sever in the UK. Would there be any latency benefits in having the DNS name servers located in the UK as well?
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Is it important to point the domain to server IP to get them linked?

I am trying to link my domain registerd from exabytes.com.my and I want to link it with my server in GoDaddy. exabytes.com.my allowed me to modify nameservers only , I set name servers as : ns1....
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Set up DNS name servers for WP Engine

I have set up my blog on WP Engine, and have been given a CNAME. My domain name is registered with CrazyDomains, and currently the name servers are pointing to Linode servers (where the blog was ...
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How to setup domain DNS records for cPanel WHM

I'm a newbie on this kind of things. I've deployed a cPanel on an AWS instance but failed to set up my domain DNS records, private nameservers etc. Let me explain the whole situation. I'm currently ...
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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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Duplicate DNS Configuration Locations

We are having DNS issues. Pages work, then they don't, or work from one location/network and not from another. There are multiple locations where DNS records can be set, and we don't know which one ...
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Setting up host records

I just purchased a domain with crazy domains. I'm trying to figure out if I need to pay for the advanced DNS services. There is an option to set host records. As a test, I tried redirecting it to ...
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How to correctly implement SPF record

I am currently using FreshBooks as my invoicing/accounting system. Freshbooks sends (or at least should send) automated invoices to clients when an invoice is created so they can pay. Unfortunately ...
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Do country-code top level domains have sites on second level or only always on third level domains?

I have always seen country-code top level domains (ccTLDs) with sites like: example.ac.uk, example.co.uk, etc. Do the country-code top level domains always only allow sites on these third level ...
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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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How to delegate DNS records for 3rd-level subdomains to another DNS server, but keep 2nd-level as-is?

I have Namecheap BasicDNS for example.com and I would like Namecheap to continue to keep managing the DNS records for all of its subdomains unless I tell it otherwise. Specifically, I want to let ...
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.NET Nameservers require additional configuration of some kind?

I must say I think Namecheap have told me something possibly not true as I have never come across this issue before. I admit it's been a few years since I've changed nameservers for a .net domain but ...
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How do the authorative domain name servers know which IP to point to?

This is a question that has been bugging me for a good 20 years. I could just never really get my head around it. enlighten me, please. I best explain with an example: I have a domain set with the ...
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are there any advantages to having a short TTL?

I'm currently doing a study on the DNS and I was wondering whether there are any advantages to setting a short TTL on a DNS record stored in a local cache.
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2nd domain name pointing to 1st only works on some machines

I have 2 domain names. example.com is associated with the site and server and works fine. I want to point example.net to the same site and server. To do this I have example.net as a Domain Alias in ...
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How does my server validate my email address

I am attempting to send emails from my website (localhost, test and live) and I am finding that only a fraction ever reach their destination. One of the problems may be that my web server is not ...
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Need help with DNS. Registrar is NS, Web Site at WinHost, Email at eHost

Need help moving a web site for a client, which I will call ClientABC. The web site is ClientABC.com, which is hosted at Rackspace, with their email hosted at eHost. We are transferring the site from ...
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How to find the Fastest DNS servers to host our domain?

The question was born because lately we've seen a pretty odd (well, at least for us, for the first time) - error message in Google webmaster tools - "DNS lookup timeout" ... I was pretty sure that ...
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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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Does DNS need an A record, or is NS record all that is needed

I have a domain pointing to a web server using Cloudflare as the DNS host. The name servers on the domain point to CloudFlare, and on cloud flare I have an NS record pointing to the name server ...
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Site not globally available

This is the site: https://za.mojcoek.mk - I received reports from multiple locations that it's not available. The config goes like this: The .mk registrar points to AWS Route53 hosting zone for the ...
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Nameserver does not advertise itself as nameserver

Buying a Luxembough domain requires having a nameserver to point it to, before they allow you to buy the domain. I have a 1 webserver (CentOS 7 with cPanel), and 1 nameserver (CentOS 7 with cPanel ...
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Updating the nameserver to my website domains fails even with IP address

I'm not sure what's going on. Basically, I have a large number of domains using the same nameservers: dns1.example.com and dns2.example.com. Every individual domain name is registered with dotster....
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Route 53 configuration for GoDaddy domain

I had purchased the domain on goDaddy a while back and now I am trying to setup an S3 static website. I followed the instructions on setting the website from AWS manual I followed the instructions ...
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Use custom DNS records

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu and Plesk. I have a primary domain on this server but will also be running several other sites and I would like to be able to set the DNS records for those to ...
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DNS/Routing Issue - How to Provide Immediate Access to a Newly Created Instance

Background: SaaS company here. Each of our customers is going to receive their own private ec2 instance containing their own copy of one or more of our apps. The plan is for customers to be able to ...
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12 hours after being changed nameserver IP's are starting to show nothing

So I am making the change between Server A and Server B for cost reasons, and have changed the IP's of my nameservers to reflect this. I have also moved my dns records across to my new server. What ...
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Hot to set up zone files, DNS for a domain registered at gandi.net for heroku app

So I have hard time understanding what exactly I should do as most of the posts about this topic seem to be outdated because of some changes(?) heroku made. Currently I have everything set up ...
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Can DNS be configured to use multiple targets for a single CNAME?

My host has various CNAME target server eg server1.hostinger.net server2.hostinger.net server3.hostinger.net server4.hostinger.net server5.hostinger.net Is a good thing configure the same www....
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Website looks different on my connection compared to others

Ok, so this is quite a strange thing, the godaddy guy had no clue what I was talking about. Yesterday I bought a domain and set the nameservers to a webhost, my website was working, I then switched ...
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How did you set up your DNS records for an Azure Cloud Application

I would like some advice. I want to be able to have my zone apex and also www point to a cloud application that is running on Azure. Should I use: CNAME www.xx.com > xx.cloud....
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Two DNS providers for one Domain Name?

I have a domain name www.example.com hosted by Namecheap. Namecheap just got hit with a huge DDOS which meant the domain name stopped responding and in turn one of my customers websites wasn't ...
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Automated hosting

I'm going to make a web service, where people can register domain names and host their sites, which they order from us. Also I need proper billing. For this purposes I'm going to buy Hetzner root ...
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DNS servers not set properly? Site failing to load by hostname, though loads fine by IP [closed]

We run www.tekiki.com. Some users, including us, cannot reach www.tekiki.com because of DNS issues. The site resolves fine on the desktop, but it fails from our iPhones and iPads. This doesn't happen ...
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DNS records: make mydomain.com work without www

I am trying to configure DNS on my domain, however, I can only get it to work with the www prefix. Right now I have the following DNS A records: @ A 123.456.789 www A 123....
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How do I handle server redirects on IIS to route requests to two different domains?

I have a domain www.example.com which is running on IIS server and the site content is in ASP.NET. I am migrating part of the site (www to www) to AEM and the rest of it will sit on old.example.com (...
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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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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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www site address DNS issue [closed]

Sorry if I leave anything out. I'm new to this side of web-development. I'm a developer who deals mainly with WordPress sites. I took a job working for a company who had an existing site on WordPress. ...
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ALL Djibouti (.dj) domains suddenly no longer being resolved on most devices/DNS (DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN) [closed]

.dj domains appear to suddenly not resolve almost anywhere (lots of complaints incoming from users on .dj websites' social media) i.e. http://www.dj http://plug.dj https://click.dj Going to any .dj ...
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First time hoster's question about domain registering and DNS servers

I'm planning to launch a small personal website soon, hosted on a VPS. I have some experience with local DNS server (bind9) configuration, but I've never configured a public domain. How does the ...
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Set up a domain on a new server, but the I get a “server DNS address could not be found.” Error

I am a noob when it comes to Servers and Web hosting so this may be the main issue. I bought a domian name on godaddy.com here. I am using a server with limestone networks to host the DNS server. I ...
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Does DNS impact internal server settings?

I have a website which I've made an image from and loaded that image onto two VM's - each configured exactly the same. One site is configured with my domain - mydomain.com - with the A record ...
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Changed DNS server for my domain and now host displays “waiting registry domain creation ack”

I changed the DNS server for my ".it" domain name which is managed by OVH. Now the DNS change operation is on hold with a waiting registry domain creation ack message. What does this message mean? My ...