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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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DNS Setup for subdomain, 2 hosting companies, AWS hosted zone

I'm trying to set up a subdomain test.example.com that is hosted on AWS. I have some assets hosted on DigitalOcean and some newer assets in AWS. My domain DNS is setup with DigitalOcean's 3 ...
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Changing website host but keeping mail server

I am newbie and facing a problem which you experienced folks can help. My website abc.com is hosted with provider. mx records are pointing to root domain (0 abc.com) mail.abc.com is CNAME and pointed ...
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Is there a way to hide my domain Whois information for free?

I am so sick of being spammed by calls and emails every time I register a new domain name. I know I can pay for Whois protection with my domain name registrar, or choose a registrar who provides this ...
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New domain keep pointing back to old server

I am migrating my domain to a new host, 000webhost.com. but it keeps pointing back to my old hosting, biz.nf every time I tried to access it. I know there is a DNS propagate of 24-48 hours, but my ...
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Access website using hosts due to expired domain

I have a website hosted on my homelab that I exposed to the internet a year ago and due to my registrar Freenom having legal issues I was not able to renew the domain, I haven't had time to focus on ...
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Setting up local DNS server for subdomain of existing domain for iPhone

Problem description I am developing a web application with a React Frontend and PHP backend. For crossorigin and cookie Reasons I need to host the frontend on the same domain namespace as the backend. ...
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Google sites has security certificate for the www subdomain but not for the domain apex

I have a Google site and an HTTP domain. I was told I did not need SSL because Google Sites implements their own. The problem is every URL (www.example.com, example.com, HTTP://WWW.example.com, HTTPS:/...
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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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Can I use Microsoft 365 for only some email addresses, and continue using the corporate email server with other addresses?

I use Plesk to manage my hosting. I have more than 30 corporate email addresses like [email protected] of which, some of them are more relevant. I would like to use Microsoft 365 with some of them ...
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How can I check if Cloudflare is active on my website and enable abuse content protection?

I need to verify whether Cloudflare is enabled on my website, example.com. If it is enabled, I also want to know how to enable abuse content protection on Cloudflare. I've tried using various methods ...
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Is it possible to find all subdomains for a certain domain?

a client of mine is currently hosting a web-project on one of his servers with some sub domains for previews, testing etc. Those are really hard to guess sub domains like: donottestme123789.example....
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Why is this site still down when the domain was renewed almost a week ago?

The domain of interest was renewed a week ago, but the site is still down. Shouldn't the site be back up by now? (It's not my domain, it's a domain I wanted to buy but failed to get, and I'm asking ...
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Changing hosting for a domain but keeping email

I’m a web designer with minimal knowledge about DNS records etc. I have a client who currently has a domain registered with LCN. They also have their email provided by LCN and they currently have a ...
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Implications of different name servers at registrar and hosting company

This is basically an "if it seems to be working OK can I safely leave it alone" question. I'm pretty sure it's wrong, lol, but can I leave it? Here are the details. I'm trying to set up a ...
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I added DNS records to my domain it made my website unavailable in Iraq

I was trying to set up authentication to my web app using Clerk auth(clerk.com). I completed the production instance of my authentication project and added the CNAMEs required by them to my own domain(...
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How do I check that a domain is available without triggering a grabber?

A few days ago, I checked whether a domain was available by tying the name in the web browser. Also host returned not found 3(NXDOMAIN) When I tried again today, some domain grabber had snatched it. ...
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Difficulty to connect a blogspot blog to a custom domain

I have a blog on Google BlogSpot service for many years, and purchased a custom domain using Blogger's own domain service several years back. It was working fine and I was annually renewing it. Google ...
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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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WHM Basic Setup IPV4 Address

I want to hide with embarassment as I ask this but I am not sure where to look elsewhere for help with the question! I've seen "The IPv4 address (only one address) to use to set up shared IPv4 ...
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How to connect and verify domain to Firebase?

I am trying to connect my GoDaddy domain to Firebase: These records that Firebase saying to remove are already not there in my records, it's a new domain and in the above alert, it is saying not ...
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Setting a domain in Heroku and GoDaddy without www prefix

I just purchased a new domain in GoDaddy lets call it example.com. I want to connect this domain to my Heroku app, so I went to the settings in Heroku and under Domains section I added the followings ...
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How do you configure the root domain on AWS Amplify with GoDaddy domain?

I have successfully updated the CNAME values to connect my domain to my AWS AMPLIFY static website. There is just one part I need some assistance with. AWS documentation says the following... ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Prevent subdomains created for minecraft from directing to the webserver on the machine

So I have my own windows server, and on it I am using Multicraft to host multiple Minecraft servers. I have also purchased a domain through google. I have a subdomain set up for each Minecraft server ...
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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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Find the IP address of expired domains

I want to know the previous hosting IP address of an expired domain. Is there any way find this?
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CNAME: does a cname change the url that the browser displays?

I have a web site www.somewhere.com and I want the alias fr.somewhere.com. I set up a CNAME record for www.somewhere.com alias fr.somewhere.com. When a user types in http://fr.somewhere.com in their ...
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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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My URL doesn't work, but Route 53 test says NOERROR

I've done a migration for my wordpress site from MediaTemple to AWS. I've got my Route 53 to point to the LoadBalancer that points my EC2 with the properly approved certificate. I created a Hosted ...
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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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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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Connecting domain and email hosting from one.com to Netlify

I am a beginner of webdevelopment and have successfully deployed my website at Netlify. I bought a domain with email hosting at one.com and now I want to redirect it to Netlify DNS to be provided with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Configure Name Servers using Webmin in Unmanaged VPS on Centos

I want to configure my site's name servers and all related stuff. I'm not able to find any good documentation steps to do it straight-forwardly without understanding the natty-gritty of this. I wish I ...

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