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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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Can I use a reverse proxy service to route web requests to some other port than 80 on my home server to avoid breaking my ISP's ToS?

Is there a way to route all requests thru a proxy service, like Amazon Gateway, to specific ports on my home internet? This will increase security at my home and will allow me to operate with the ...
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Point a domain (example.com) to subdomain (example.xyz.com) with Route53

I'm looking to point my root-level domain; example.com to a subdomain sub.xyz.example. The goal is that users visiting example.com should have all content loaded from sub.xyz.example; without any ...
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How CDN Relates to DNS Resolution and Content Fetching

I was trying to do a deeper dive on CDN and DNS I understood the concepts around ISP, resolver cache, Root nameserver, TLD Nameserver, Authoritative Nameserver etc. i.e. a website (e.g. www.google....
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Does Google crawl domains with dynamic IP addresses?

Does Google crawl web sites with dynamic IP addresses and dynamic DNS entries?
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'www' domain not working with GitLab pages

I have added my domain to the GitLab pages settings and verified it. The page works fine when accessing it via example.com, however www.example.com returns a 401 error from GitLab (You don't have ...
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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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.htaccess to show a page from the main site on another domain

I have 2 x domain names https://www.example.com - This is my main site. http://www.example-liverpool.com This is my Liverpool sub website example.com/liverpool I've presently got URL forwarding ...
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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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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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How to add a domain to my website which is hosted in Ubuntu VPS?

I bought a domain from Bluehost and added A record pointing to my VPS IP at my domain registrar. I don't know what is virtual host? and how to configure it? and why should we configure it? I am Junior ...
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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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Connecting self hosted node app to domain

I’m new to hosting my websites and thought I’d give a go at hosting my node js app to a domain so I have experience delivering a website. I’m new to this and hit a point I just don’t understand why it’...
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How are GoDaddy DNS settings manually configured?

What are the mechanical or technical steps to use GoDaddy strictly for domain registration for a dormant domain? At present, not looking for hosting. E-mail service is preferred, I'm currently using ...
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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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Is "Updated On" date on WHO.IS is affected by change in a DNS notes (changing servers)?

so the question is: Is "Updated On" date on WHO.IS is affected by change in a DNS notes (changing servers IP address)? Or "Updated On" is just about changing the registrar ...
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Google Site third party domain verification fails | The required DNS TXT record is propagated even then verification is failing

Similar question has been asked here and many other places. However, it doesn't match my issue exactly. I am first describing the situation with screenshots, then below it I mention my question and ...
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How to point the domain apex to ghs.googlehosted.com or redirect it to www from an external DNS host that doesn't support ALIAS records?

We are running a google hosted website (google apps). According to this guide we can set www.exawple.com using a CNAME this part this clear https://support.google.com/sites/answer/9068867?hl=en and ...
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Why custom resource records in Google DNS panel is not working?

I bought a domain from domains.google. Then I went into my panel, connected it to Google Sites, and then I went on to create custom DNS resource records for my subdomains. Google Sites works perfectly....
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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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AWSDNS Load Balance cant send/receive mail out

I currently have my EC2 connected to mail.domail.com and configured A record to point EC2 ip, PTR record pointing at EC2 ip and i have a MX record for domain.com pointing at mail.domain.com, currently ...
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How can I setup a DNS A record on CloudFlare for a Heroku website?

I bought a new domain and I'm try to setup the DNS records at CloudFlare so the new domain will point to Heroku. My website is hosted at Heroku. Where can I find the ipv4 address of my website? My ...
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Point second domain at website when only CloudFlare IPs have been white listed for first domain

I blocked the IP address of my website because I'm using CloudFlare whose IPs I've white listed. I have another domain which I want to point to my site. Besides an IP address is there anyway I can ...
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Migrate DNS from current host for multiple records

What is the best way to quickly update multiple client domain DNS and keep switchover downtime to a minimum? I am currently using vanity nameservers and glue record on my Primary domain, at the ...
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Propagation of NS records specified in Cloudflare

I own a domain, example.com. At my registrar, the NS records of my domain point to xxx.ns.cloudflare.com and yyy.ns.cloudflare.com. Now I would suppose that when I add NS records on Cloudflare (in the ...
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SEO - Search result listing shows up in a foreign language

Yesterday I moved our company's Wordpress site to a new server. Not long after, and perhaps only coincidentally, the search result for that site in Google started showing up with a Japanese name and ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers this ...
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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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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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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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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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Strapi - react portfolio, deploy solution and custom DNS

I'm a beginner Front End dev and I'm currently planning to build a Portfolio for a friend which is going to get deeper in her illustration passion. I would like to practice my Frontend skills which I ...
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Do I need to buy a domain for each sub domain I want to use with nginx?

I want to set up an nginx server on a vps to reverse proxy to some Minecraft servers that I am hosting and running locally on my home IP. I understand I will need to buy an A record for my domain(I ...
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Trouble with DNS resolution of www subdomain when using Safari browser

I wrote a simple web application, and I hosted it through cyclic (https://www.cyclic.sh/). After hosting the application, I wanted to configure a custom domain. To do this, I entered the following DNS ...
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TXT records on new DNS are not visible after nameservers change to new DNS

Basically, we have bought a domain name on register365 and webhosting on Wedos. I've changed the nameservers in register365 to nameservers provided by Wedos and I can reach the website there under the ...
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301 Redirect on HTTPS domain

A client of mine has created some print materials with a QR code that links to https://example1.com. That domain does a 301 redirect to https://example2.com. The redirect works when using HTTP://...
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SEO - Google select a another domain at canonical url

I have a problem with my domain for selected canonical url by google. I have a vps for my website with apache. I created a redirect for website ip, but some domains have my ip in DNS and redirect to ...
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What SEO considerations and/or improvements (if any) are realized when "SVCB" DNS RRs are added?

The primary purpose of SVCB records is to decrease the time and complexity of the client lookup by providing the origin IP address directly rather than forcing the client to fetch the A/AAAA or CNAME ...
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DNS Issue - dig shows SERVFAIL / nslookup shows server can't find

I have domain example.com, which is registered in czech domain provider and it's nameservers are linked to AWS Route53. I am hosting it from my S3 bucket. This setup recently stopped working and I ...
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Problem with sub domain not being found a records have been created

I have hosting on hostinguk but I have setup a subdomain I have given it an A record for the domain which is https://api.roundtableweb.co.uk:444 But I am still getting a 404 not found I have setup ...
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Mailman AND external mail service

I have a virtual server (with a Plesk instance) and a domain, both from a hosting provider who also hosts an email service (on a central server) for the same domain (i.e. [email protected]). I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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cPanel email not working

I have a domain registered with Dynadot, and hosting on GoDaddy. I'm using cloudflare as a CDN and I've added CNAME records for 'mail' and 'email' but emails aren't coming through to the addresses on ...
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Subdomain wildcard for development server under dev

I recently purchased a new domain i.e. mydomain.io which I'm planning to use for my brand new app. The app was designed to be multi-tenant meaning that each user account points to a different ...
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Old site being loaded on mobiles when on 4G connections

Have deployed a new website for a client to my server a few months ago. The ip address propagated and the new site can be viewed on pc and mobile when on the wifi. When people are not on the wifi, i.e....
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PLESK and DNS nameservers

I'm a bit confused about the setup and would like to ask if somebody could clarify it. I have inherited domain with PLESK panel. These are my DNS ns records: Right on top of the screenshot I can see ...
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DNS MX Entry Problem - Wrong Mailserver is used

There is a clients domain, let's name it www.client-xyz.example, which was hosted with a web space package on a web host. I created a new homepage which is located on my server and I pointed the A-...
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