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long time ago I bought a cheap hosting and it came with a domain name. but now I want more control over my domain name, and their cheap panel just don't have access to edit the entries. the only thing I can edit is the dns server address nameserver address.

are there some free/pay dns server which I can change to, and will allow me to have full control over the dns table of my domain? or the only way is to do a transfer

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If you can edit the nameserver address(es) for the domain, which I assume is what you meant by "the dns server address", then you can sign up for external DNS services like ZoneEdit. The DNS provider you select should tell you what values to set your domain nameservers to.

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exactly what I'm looking for. thanks –  Kossel Dec 4 '12 at 17:25

I've used powerdns.net and can attest to its usefulness. Its also very cheap.

Lots of people use Amazon's Route 53 for DNS.

If you have your own server (preferably a pair of servers for redundancy) you can setup your own name server on it using something like BIND.

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