Linked Questions

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NS records chicken and egg: NS in the domain it's serving [duplicate]

I've dealt with BIND for years and this has always kind of bugged me. $ dig google.com ns ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;google.com. IN NS ;; ANSWER SECTION: google.com. 87046 IN NS ...
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How does BIND work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? I just can't understand how a server running BIND at the same place(or IP) that my website is running is going to provide the DNS records to ...
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If I register a domain name as a name server what do I set it's name server to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? Do I add my ISP's name servers for the domain or itself as the name server? e.g. say I have the domain www.shoes.com and a server setup for DNS ...
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How is the IP of a nameserver located in it's own domain resolved? [duplicate]

I understand basics of how DNS works. My ISP finds out recursively, that my domain xyz.com is assigned with two nameservers: ns1.xyzprivatens.com ns2.xyzprivatens.com Then it asks one of those two ...
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A little confused on Creating Your own NameServer and DNS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? My registrar refused to provide DNS service anymore. It only allows me to add my own NameServers like: ns1.myexample.com, ns2.myexample.com I ...
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Where does dig additional section nameserver information come from? [duplicate]

I have a client whose website has intermittent issues, which I believe are due to DNS lookup. When this happens and they do a ping, the host cannot be resolved. Therefore, I ran: dig ...
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How does a domain host itself authoritatively? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? Suppose that I want to have custom nameservers that authoritatively host mydomain.com: ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com. They would need to ...
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DNS resolves self domain [duplicate]

I have a couple of domains (abc.com, def.com, ... , xyz.com) and I have a dns server (ns1.example.com, ns2.example.com). All my domains use ns1 and ns2 dot example dot com as their name servers. ...
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How are Authoritative Name Servers' IPs resolved [duplicate]

I realized I don't understand a pretty basic thing about DNS. So, here's the flow Assuming nothing is cached, When I open stackoverflow.com, the request goes to the root, then to the .com TLD ...
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How does my domain reseller know my server ip? [duplicate]

On my domain resellers DNS page I can specify my own addresses for own nameservers. What should be the value of this fields? I have seen examples where the value was ns1.domain.tld but no other ...
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How are IP addresses actually assigned?

I'm having a hard time understanding how a governing body assigns IP addresses, companies use BGP to advertise those IPs, and how the internet works. Then, where the hell does DNS come in? Can ...
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Misconfigured DNS / Nameserver?

I just moved my website to a new server. New server IP = 217.23.9.121 I'm running my domain on IntoDns.com It showing me errors such as: -Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers ...
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Why my domain register requires name servers ip address?

I would like to move my domain from main domain registrar name server to amazon Route 53. The problem is that amazon gives only dns names and my registrar also requires the ip. Is it safe to use the ...
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DNS: how does the world find my nameservers?

I have a domain, mydomain.com.au. I make two nameservers for this domain, ns1.mydomain.com.au and ns2.mydomain.com.au, and load them full of NS records, A records, MX records and anything else I feel ...

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