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I'm going to move to dedicated server from shared hosting. I setup nameservers on for my domain, added A record. Now I need to change nameservers to, But firstly I would like to check somehow that all will work fine after name servers change. Can I check somewhere that setup of nameservers on is correct?

Updated according to @Olipro answer

Here is the result of dig

root@lexa-virtual-machine:/var/www# dig A

; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> A
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 17014
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available

;          IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:   86400   IN      A

;; Query time: 59 msec
;; WHEN: Mon Feb 25 16:35:42 2013
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 54

As I can see A record is correct and all will work fine?

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Without the domain name it's hard to help. – Alex Feb 25 '13 at 13:25
domain name is – magalter Feb 25 '13 at 13:33
up vote 1 down vote accepted

I recommend BIND dig.

dig A

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Seems that you are right. I updated my question, can you tell me if setup of nameservers is correct and I can use them? – magalter Feb 25 '13 at 13:39
Your current DNS record points to - assuming that it is your intention for the IP to change when you flip nameservers, yes. – Olipro Feb 25 '13 at 13:46
Yes, current nameservers are pointed to So when I will change nameservers to, my website will open correctly on, correct? – magalter Feb 25 '13 at 13:50
yes, although you should be aware that the nameserver records for your domain currently have a TTL of 14400 so the switchover will take several hours to actually happen. It would arguably be a good idea to change the IP on the old nameservers if you're able to. – Olipro Feb 25 '13 at 14:08
Do you meen to add A record? – magalter Feb 25 '13 at 14:16

I believe that would be useful.

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