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Move site to new DNS and web host with lowest downtime

The simplest way to do things is to have both sets of nameservers (old and new ones) supply the zone for some time (with the same data), so that the switch is handled without any interruption. Then ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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ERR_TIMED_OUT when accessing S3 bucket by a custom domain that uses Route53

It turned out that HSTS headers were being served by the previous hosting. HSTS set all HTTP requests to example.ca to be internally redirected to HTTPS before being sent. Because custom domain ...
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AWS: pointing A record to load balancer on A record causes incoming email to stop functioning

MX record: *.example.com matches everything but the naked (no subdomain) domain. So no MX for example.com. Aparently a friendly MTA will try the A record, which used to work for me, since it pointed ...
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A Type Record(Alias) impact on SEO

Make sure to only use one version of your site whether it be www or without www. It's preferable to redirect one version to the other so that there are no duplicates. You can do this in htaccess, ...
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Delegating DNS: Are my AWS Route53 NS records propagating correctly?

You can't delegate the root of a zone this way. You need to find the other option at your regstrar's site where you set the authoritative nameservers for your registered domain. Select Domain List ...
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DNS settings shared between Route53 and previous hosting provider

That should mean that there are NS records for your subdomain at your main DNS host. Your DNS heirarchy should look like: Domain registrar: NS records for example.com to main DNS host Main DNS Host:...
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Trying to setup www subdomain results in 'This site can't be reached' or 400 Bad Request Error

It looks like you have 3 related problems here. In the zone for example.com you have both an A record and an NS record for www.example.com. You need to get rid of one of these. My suggestion would be ...
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Where do I provide the service option for SRV in AWS Route3

You can't use SRV with HTTP and HTTPS. The protocols do not support SRV. SRV was invented after the web and the spec for SRV specifically says that protocols must explicitly state that they want to ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Setting NS for Subdomain to Another Hosted Zone with Same Apex Domain

While unusual, you can certainly delegate www.example.com to a different set of nameservers than example.com. There is no reason for nameservers to cache nameservers authoritative on www.example.com ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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Site not globally available

Just accesed your site. It's working fine. I guess the problem that you faced was this: Due to large TTL DNS servers across the world take time to update CNAMES and A Records. probably the DNS ...
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How to use AWS S3 Route 53 with Gmail business domain?

Step 1: In the AWS Route 53 console, get the name of the four name servers they provide, you will need these for step two. Step 2: Log in to the website of the Registrar from whom you bought your ...
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Route 53 configuration for GoDaddy domain

Your DNS records are not configured correctly. There are A records that are still pointing to a different location while the CNAME is pointing to your Bucket. Remove you CNAME that is pointing to the ...
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Getting a redirect to ugly beanstalk URL rather than seeing my domain name on my WordPress site, despite setting Route53 alias record

The problem was changing "Site URL" to the correct URL and then clearing my browser cache. This can be done in admin>settings>general.
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How to debug a non working https setup that uses Amazon S3, route53, Cloudfront?

You unfortunately do not provide the name involved so people can not really troubleshoot things except by throwing guesses. Here is my generic (not exhaustive and not all possible corner cases) quick ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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Webmail does not receive from outside my domain

GoDaddy uses email servers that are not hosted on the same server as your web hosting. This happens to be rather common for many shared hosting web companies. In order to use GoDaddy's email with your ...
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Trying to understand white label nameserver aws route53

After some sleep, I got it working. I was missing one step. I had already established a hosted zone for mysite.com, within route 53. When that was set up it was handed a set of nameservers from aws....
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CNAME record at AWS Route 53 DNS is landing on defaultwebpage.cgi

All a CNAME record does is handle address resolution. In otherwords if client.bigmultisite.com has an A record of 1.1.1.1 if you then CNAME www.clientsite.com to client.bigmultisite.com the users ...
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