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It will remain fr.somewhere.com unless you have rewrite conditions configured correctly: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} =fr.somewhere.com RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.somewhere.com/$1 [R=permanent,L] I have a cname record created for blog.legoservices.com which just points to tumblr, but all you see is blog.legoservices.com.


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The answers so far write about name servers and DNS as though they were two different things. They aren't. A DNS server is a name server. There are other name services, e.g. Corba's COSNaming, the RPC Portmapper, the Java RMI Registry, etc., but the DNS is what is usually meant. Also contrary to what is stated in other answers, the DNS contains the DNS ...


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Registrars and DNS servers for DNS management use a zone file which keeps all your DNS records for things such as A and AAAA records. Zone files are naturally unrestricted in the amount of information they can hold. However.... Some registrars have limits within their standard DNS management and require users to upgrade to a premium/pro DNS manager which ...


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Working just within the browser, I couldn't tell if a particular direction was due to DNS or the webserver. To view webserver redirects in browsers, open up Developer Tools (either from the browser's menu, or by pressing F12), and click on the Network tab. It's a good idea to look for a Disable Cache option and check this so that all requests are done from ...


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I think in order to clarify what is going on it helps to have an overview. The first thing to keep in mind is the internet runs on IP addresses, but people would rather remember words (domains) than numbers. This is a key problem that DNS is trying to solve. Another thing this lets you do is to change your server's IP transparently. This is great for ...


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Let's try with dig: $ dig -t NS tohid.ir.tc ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> -t NS tohid.ir.tc ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 45593 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;tohid.ir.tc. IN NS ;; AUTHORITY ...


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In simple terms: The nameserver tells the internet where the DNS records are located e.g. ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com Then the DNS at example.com tells the internet where to find different services. The A record is the IP address of the website. The MX record is the location(s) of mail servers and the order in which they should be selected. ...


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TL;DR Maximum value is 2147483647 (seconds), which is around 68 years. TTL is defined in RFC 1034 as: " This field is a 32 bit integer in units of seconds, an is primarily used by resolvers when they cache RRs.". So its maximum value should be 232 - 1, that is 4 294 967 295 seconds or about 136 years (which is absurd, but ...


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Be warned that Windows Vista implements the stupid parts of RFC3484 (i.e. the backporting from IPV6 to IPV4) and will prefer the IP address that shares most prefix bits with the user's IP address rather than picking one at random. Since most users have IP addresses that start with 192.168, that means whichever of your IP addresses happens to share most ...


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The short answer is that Cloudflare is safe. Cloudflare is essentially nothing more than a content delivery network (CDN). The theory behind it is that they will cache copies of your website to their servers, which are spread across different locations. When a visitor visits your site the server that is closest to them is chosen and the connection has less ...


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You don't have to set a CNAME. You could just set an A record pointing to the same IP address. In the hosting panel of your website you have then set the second domain as an alias.


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It's a little hard to tell without any context for the screenshot, but I think you've setup your DKIM record on _domainkey.board67.com.board67.com, instead of _domainkey.board67.com: $ dig TXT _domainkey.board67.com +short (no result) $ dig TXT _domainkey.board67.com.board67.com +short "t=y\;o=~\;" You shouldn't be entering the full hostname in the first ...


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It will depend on your DNS hosting is done. I personally use Zonomi. They have a DNS API. I can issue a request like https://zonomi.com/app/dns/dyndns.jsp?action=SET&name=mynewsubdomain.example.com&value=10.0.0.1&type=A&api_key=apikeyvaluehere to set the IP address for a new subdomain. Another solution would be use use Route53 from ...


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Whoops - misread your original question - take 2: According to my co-worker Mike Price -you need to switch your nameservers to crazydomains default ones to change your A record and your A record should point to the IP in the WP Engine User Portal. Then add to domains page in the WP engine User Portal. Finally, Change home/site URL 2. Also, You can also ...


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The software 'WebsitePanel' does not allow you to make subdomains of a subdomain. You could use a sub-domain to create a new web site, but you cannot create another sub-domain based on it. From http://www.websitepanel.net/documentation/users-guide/domains/#ManagingSub-Domains


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I'm not sure that you can do this for the apex (bare) domain (unless your DNS provider specifically supports this), however, you could create a CNAME record for a subdomain that points to your DynDNS domain name. home.example.com CNAME mocksite.dyndnsprov.com Your DynDNS domain "contains" an A record that points to your (dynamic) IP address (which is ...


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The short answer is that a DNS and NS (name server) is the more or less the same thing but not really. The term Name Server refers to a role that a DNS server fulfills. A DNS server is a form of database look-up service that assigns various records to values that are to be returned depending upon the query. Duh! Right? However, a DNS can be used for many ...


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If your hosting account is configured to use the domain example.com (presumably specified when you setup the hosting account), then you just need to change the NAMESERVERs at your domain registrar to point to your hosting provider (ie. change ns.exampleA.com to ns.exampleB.com). The DNS will then be handled by your hosting provider, which should already ...


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Can you share your GoDaddy records? I assume what is going on is this: You are pointing a www record to your app on Heroku. For example www.yoursite.com to mysite.heroku.com Chances are you dont have an A record, since heroku does not give you real static IP addresses On regular networks, you are using public dns services like Comcast, ATT or Google. These ...


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"Do they ultimately own my domain? Are they able to take away control of my domain?" No, because CloudFlare is not a registrar. The only thing you are changing is the authoritative nameservers for the domain. None of the information changes in whois outside of our nameservers showing. Including some other helpful tips if you're signing up.


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The Windows flushdns option only clears your local DNS cache. The next time you request a web address your system will make a new query to your remote DNS servers for the IP address. If your remote DNS servers haven't picked up the new IP address then your system will re-cache the old IP locally. There's generally nothing you can do to force remote DNS ...


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It's weird to have such a long propagation delay. Most probably there is a problem with it! Anyways, first run the command nslookup <yourdomain.com> <dns-server-ip> on your PC with different dns servers like nslookup yourdomain.com 4.2.2.4 nslookup yourdomain.com 8.8.8.8 for Google and Public DNS servers, and you may like to check http://dns....


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SPF needs to list all sources of email. In addition to Freshbooks, you also need to list any other systems that also send email on behalf of your domain. The SPF you have entered will permit email from: a = a record for the domain include = allows email from freshbooks So right now, any email coming from the A record for your domain and Freshbooks will ...


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I reviewed your record and the error was because of the spaces( ) in the keys. the key must be in a single line without space. Look closely and remove all spaces and it will work properly. p= MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQCvjT4cF+/SV69t38ihp7TOMZ2mruxwtcicE/...


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This may be kind of easy! Your: ServerName www.mydomain.com ServerAlias mydomain.com ...is backwards, should be: ServerName mydomain.com ServerAlias www.mydomain.com Also, verify your DNS settings, just in case. You should have: A record for mydomain.com that is an IP address Either a CNAME or A record where: _The CNAME is an alias www....


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You're touching on a "feature" of DNS known as DNS Round Robin. It's deliberate. You have no control over the order in which records which satisfy a particular query are provided. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round-robin_DNS It's crude; but surprisingly effective as a load-balancer. If, in fact, the "backup" machines should not be touched unless the ...


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Turning off Cloudflare should not cause any trouble. Cloudflare has a TTL of 5 minutes on its nameserver records, so within 5 minutes of gray-clouding a domain the domain records will be updated so browsers once again connect directly to your website. There are some caveats however. If you use Flexible SSL or Full SSL (not Strict) and your server does not ...


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Most registrars will host your DNS records for the price of a domain name. Sorry this is not the case here. You may have to pay more for this. I cannot find specific information on this so you may have to ask. The whole offering seems rather ala' carte. Your www.dadb.com.au entry pointing to 8.8.8.8 is not a valid entry. This is not the IP address of Google'...


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Presumably, your registrar where you registered your domain name and likely where you modify your DNS records is known as the authority for your domain with a SOA statement of authority record. All registrars are a bit different, but assuming that you do not share your username and password with anyone, only you and your registrar can actually change the ...


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Your domain name registrar should be hosting your DNS records. This is not something you have to do or worry too much about. In fact, you are far better off not running a DNS server because of the security implications. When you register your domain name many registrars will host your DNS records free of charge. Some do charge a small fee. If your registrar ...


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