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A nameserver is a specific server that is able to use the DNS (Domain Name System) protocol to answer queries about hostnames to reply back with IP addresses, among other mappings.

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Does server location and responsiveness affect SEO and how much? [duplicate]

I would like to ask if server location and responsiveness affect SEO and how much? If I would like to reach for example Czech republic audience, is it better to have hosting with company having ...
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Redirect domain (without hosting plan) using just nameservers

I have a domain registered at Mochahost with no hosting plan (abc.com). I want to redirect visitors to this domain to a new different website / domain hosted elsewehere (123.com). The Mochahost DNS ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I access my old server after domain transfer?

I need to migrate my web sites to another host, the domain name remains the same, but I need to access my files on the old server after I changed the nameservers, is that posiibile? I have shared ip ...
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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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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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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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What Impact on subdomain to change the NS server record

I want to change my hosting services to another service provider. What will be the impact on subdomains if I change the new hosting NS record on domain registrar. Currently I am using the multiple ...
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Will Changing My Websites Static IP Address cause any DNS issues?

I've decided to downgrade my hosted server since migrated my eCommerce website to Shopify. Nothing important is actually hosted on the server. The only critical thing would be the domain DNS records ...
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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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Use one domain with two nameservers that serve different records

I ask this knowing the answer is 99% likely to be "no, that's not the point of NS at all," but hey, I'm not a true webmaster so thought I'd check. I would like to set up one root domain with ...
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Manage multiple subdomain on a different nameserver?

I have a domain, example.com which is managed on Cloudflare, and I would like to manage multiple sub-sub-domains, that end with .internal.example.com, such as one.one.internal.example.com and two....
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Does nameserver contain dns records?

I have a VServer at Hosteurope with IP X.Y.Z. I have bought a domain and the first nameserver is set to my VServer X.Y.Z that I administrate with PLESK. I have setup the DNS records for the domain ...
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Domain & sub-domain server configuration for DNS & SSL fails with "certificate transparency required" [closed]

Here is the kind of configuration I would love to do: I added an A record for my domain example.com. It is working at Host2 and now it is reachable. I bought an SSL certificate for example.com so ...
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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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OpenShift nameservers / public IP [closed]

I have configured a website on openshift it is working fine with the openshift's generated url. But I am unable to find a valid publicIP or nameserver on which I will map the domain name. Any idea?
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Cloudflare free version asked to update name server again after 1 month for one of the domains [closed]

I have moved one of my website to use Free cloudflare CDN so i changed my Name servers on my registrar to point to cloudflare Name server When setting up i was asked to change name server to ...
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WHM and Domain name provider custom name server setup

I have a domain address registered on Google. (For ex. www.examp.tld ) I have a Reseller Hosting on www.examp.tld. I have Dedicated IP address for my own WHM. What I want to do is set the custom name ...
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How to setup email if using a third party hosting and the site is hosted on Netlify?

Been researching the site for this but not seeing it and I've ran through: How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains? How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 ...
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Is it true to say that the terms DNS server and Nameserver are generally synonymous?

Is it true to say that the terms DNS server and Nameserver are generally synonymous? I don't think that in 100% of the cases when someone says a "DNS server" they necessarily mean to a name(...
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How come, when utilizing a CDN, some hosting providers require to point nameservers to those of the CDN and some don't?

When I had an IaaS modeled hosting environment I wanted to utilize a CDN (CloudFlare) and I was required by the hosting company staff to point the name servers in my domain registrar to those of ...
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Where to get name servers' addresses?

I bought hosting and a domain from the hosting company and they messaged me asking for "name servers for them to point to". I am new to all this DNS stuff and don't really know where to get ...
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DNS, Nameserver(s), Virtualmin/Webmin Configuration with GoDaddy

I'm in the process of migrating all of my websites and DNS to my own local webserver. I've opted to use Webmin/Virtualmin after trying out all the various Open Source options. I'm having some trouble ...
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Web Site pings different ip address if I ping from server or local machine

I have a web app hosted on a server that was recently moved to a new location and has a new ip address associated with it. I am not well versed in networking or server administration so any help is ...
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Want to point a domain to a host and already changed nameservers, what's next?

To be totally honest this is driving me mad because I know it's probably something simple. So I have my domain (elogee.com) registered at 1and1.com while my host is GoDaddy. Right, every article I've ...
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How to change the WHM/cPanel account setting for "Use the nameservers specified at the Domain’s Registrar" after a cPanel account is created?

I created a cPanel account through WHM, and I think I forgot to select the option "Use the nameservers specified at the Domain’s Registrar". How can I change that option to start using ...
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After changing name servers, what is the max time a client can use old IP?

I just migrated a domain to a new server. The original authoritative name-servers had a TTL of 14400 seconds (corresponding to NS records within the zone file). The A record (pointing the domain to ...
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How the name server is resolved if its from the same domain?

My understanding is, if I browse to example.com, first my computer will ask the root nameservers about the .com TLD nameservers, and it will be given the IP address of the .com TLD nameservers. Once ...
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How to add a second hosted domain in place of a currently hosted subdomain on Bluehost?

I have two domains, dom0.example and dom1.example. The nameservers of dom0.example are set to my webhosting on Bluehost. Now I have a second website under sub.dom0.example. I want dom1.example to ...
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Does number of nameservers affect seo?

My domain service provider requires at least 2 of nameservers (DNS), but I can provide 4 of them. Will that make any difference in SEO?
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Should I point my domain to Cloudflare? [closed]

I have a couple of simple websites and my setup has always been like this: Point my domain's registrar to my web hosting (via name servers) Point my web hosting to my email provider (via DNS records) ...
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Link domain nameservers with VPS

I have bought a domain with online.az and I want to link it with my VPS from GoDaddy, The domain provider only allows you to add nameservers and does not allow you to add your server IP address. I ...
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Can dynamic DNS clients keep "URL Redirect Records" updated at Namecheap?

Can a URL Redirect Record at Namecheap be updated with a dynamic DNS client? I would like to serve a website on a non-standard port, and thus cannot use a type A record. I would like it to work as ...
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DNS A Record going back and forth, 48 hours after changing

I'm moving a website but keeping the email setting for now, so I changed the A Record on the current ISP to the new IP provided by the new ISP. And it has been more than 48 hours the domain is still ...
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Do you have to use same dns server for a sub domain as its parent domain

I have a a domain jthink.net that runs on a dedicated server, and the provider of the server also provides a dnsserver that is used by jthink.net, this is accessed via webmin and is called Bind DNS, ...
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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 do shared hosting providers know you own a domain when you point the DNS to their server?

I recently set a server up on Digital Ocean. The process of pointing the domain to Digital Ocean name servers was as easy as updating them on the registrar's website, and just adding them to my server....
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How to host sub domain on a different server?

Web hosting scenario of landing page (foobar.com) built in Jekyll and hosted on Cloudcanyon. Need a sub domain (chat.foobar.com) for a chatroom to go to a different server like Heroku to run the ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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How can I save over or remove default GoDaddy name servers?

Why the default name servers (domaincontrol.com) do not go away with GoDaddy and there seems to be no visible options to edit or remove.
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Can I create/host my own .com/.net domain name at home?

Okay, I'm thinking about hosting my own DNS/Domain name at home for a minecraft server I'm making for a professional IP address (like myservername.example). To my understanding, this is possible? If I ...
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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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Long propagation times after transferring a domain name and changing the NS records without disabling DNSSEC

I recently made the mistake of transferring a domain to a new registrar and changing name servers without disabling DNSSEC at the old registrar and have seen rather lengthy propagation times as a ...
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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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Using multiple Nameservers to use different services

Well, my question is pretty simple, but I don't know what to do exactly because I don't know my possibilities. I bought a domain at name.com. This website also provides a DNS resolving service. I ...
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I would like to make a custom domain on my own nameserver [closed]

If I set up my own nameserver/and or a DNS server, How would I go about making my own custom domains? Please correct me if I am wrong about needing a nameserver/and or a DNS server
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