Questions tagged [nameserver]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
1 answer
13 views

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 ...
user avatar
4 votes
3 answers
2k views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 41
4 votes
2 answers
606 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 41
2 votes
1 answer
57 views

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 ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
131 views

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....
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
33 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 337
1 vote
1 answer
38 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
43 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
0 answers
17 views

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?
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
38 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 749
-1 votes
1 answer
21 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 101
2 votes
1 answer
46 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
40 views

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(...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
39 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
41 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
164 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
136 views

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 ...
user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
84 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
162 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
52 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 2,243
9 votes
3 answers
733 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
30 views

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 ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
58 views

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?
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
32 views

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) ...
user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
3 answers
177 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
96 views

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 ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
775 views

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 ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
243 views

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, ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
15 views

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 ...
user avatar
17 votes
5 answers
5k views

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....
user avatar
  • 273
1 vote
2 answers
77 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
183 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
-1 votes
1 answer
608 views

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.
user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
343 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
0 answers
19 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
1 answer
475 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
394 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
864 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 141
0 votes
1 answer
57 views

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
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

What is the easiest/recommended way to transfer all DNS settings from external NS servers to 1&1 NS servers?

I transferred several active domains to 1&1 (ionos.com) which are hosted on 3rd party servers. To make the transfer as smooth as possible I kept the original name severs for the transfer. Now I ...
user avatar
  • 109
1 vote
0 answers
28 views

Correct MX Configuration for Cloudflare

I've always assumed that if I use an external nameserver (like Cloudflare) for a domain, then my local WHM nameserver is completely bypassed for that domain. Is this correct? I've always pointed MX ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
61 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 165
2 votes
1 answer
808 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 235
1 vote
1 answer
79 views

Move site to new DNS and web host with lowest downtime

Disclaimer: I have read too many questions which appear same. However, my exact use case couldn't be found. Scenario: Domain bought on GoDaddy Current nameservers are AWS R53 All R53 records work ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
58 views

Is it necessary to edit DNS settings at registrar when using CloudFlare?

I need to point a subdomain to a different web hosting service. The domain is registered with my registrar, the DNS is managed by CloudFlare, and the hosting is managed by a third party hosting ...
user avatar
  • 23
1 vote
1 answer
957 views

VPS with single IP and nginx reverse proxy

I have a VPS with a single IP assigned to it. I am going to set up an nginx reverse proxy to hopefully serve a number of websites from the same server. As far as I understand, I can have various ...
user avatar
  • 133
1 vote
1 answer
114 views

set the nameserver of my hosting on the settings of my domain

I have a problem with the setup of my domain, to be able to use it with the nameservers of my host. immediately after confirming the settings the site of my domain (register.it), warned me to wait 24 /...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

What DNS records do I need to update to change email hosting but keep the website hosted as is?

A friend's domain is registered with 123reg. The nameservers point to Host A, who currently host the website and provide Exchange email. He would like me to keep the website with Host A, but change ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
140 views

Buyer wants to rent my domain - risk of 301 redirects and other issues?

I have a domain that has some value. It used to be a big site with a lot of backlinks and SEO ranking history. I tried selling the domain, but a buyer doesn't want to pay the asking price. He instead ...
user avatar
  • 4,720
2 votes
1 answer
587 views

CDN setup without nameserver AND cname manipulation

Is it possible? Does somebody know, how is it technically possible to setup a CDN without nameserver and cname manipulation?
user avatar
  • 9,599