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configure custom-urls on openshift using go daddy registered domain [duplicate]

I have a wordpress app that is running perfectly on the free openshift server (blog-abc.rhcloud.com). Everything was working fine until I decided to buy a domain name for my blog. So I bought some ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Redirect one domain to another's sub folder [closed]

I have a domain www.example.com that is shutting down, but I need to forward it to www.newwebsite.com/example/ incase there are any SEO benefits to it. The www.newwebsite.com is hosted on a LAMP ...
3
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1answer
201 views

A record required for MX record?

Previously our domain, let's call it ourdomain.com, pointed to an IP address (our web host). In addition, we use Office 365 to handle our domain email accounts. DNS records: ourdomain.com A ...
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1answer
32 views

Is it possible to have both A record and URL redirect at same domain ? How to? [closed]

Let's assume I have example.org. I want to redirect all request (URL redirect) to google.com But I also want to have a A record on example.org that points to 127.0.0.1 So pinging example.org should ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Setting up Custom Domain with Tumblr isn't working — Correct A-record and CNAME

I'm setting up a custon domain to work with Tumblr. I configured A-record and CNAME correctly, but it still isn't working. www.whatsmydns.net shows CORRECT A-record and CNAME for Tumblr: 66.6.44.4 ...
0
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1answer
105 views

Using alternate server for specific subdomain - DNS settings

I'm trying to set up DNS records for a domain name, such that mail.domain.com uses a server that is different from any other request to *.domain.com. As I've been going about trying to figure out how ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Forwarding a domain to another subdomain

I have 2 domains jainaditya.in (domain purchased from GoDaddy and currently parked) and techphernalia.com (domain and web hosting from one.com). I created a subdomain ajain.techphernalia.com. ...
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1answer
213 views

Redirecting and changing protocol from http to https using CNAME

Hi I bought a domain with dreamhost. example.com. Now I want to redirect it to one of my azure VM at https://example.cloudapp.net. Apparently it needed to change the protocole as well. Based on my ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Server not available at new Route53 CNAME

I have a static website (www.example.com) hosted through AWS S3 and Route53. The customer registered their DNS through GoDaddy; www.example.com traffic works great. On that static website is a ...
0
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1answer
23 views

DNS cname TYPE and IP address

assume a website is aliased. for instance www.sunnyweather.com is the alias and CNAME is xyzverycomplex.sunnyweather.com. After you query and get the CNAME you then need to query the A Type for the ...
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0answers
49 views

Some users are seeing Server Not Found error

I run the website http://appointedd.com. I have a strange situation. Recently I've heard from some users ~6 in the last few months but 2 last friday saying they couldn't get on because their browser ...
0
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3answers
119 views

Need Help to Add a domain with VPS

I recently bought a VPS and installed LAMP & WordPress. All went ok and then I tried to add the VPS to my domain. My domain is hosted with Yahoo. I added an A record with the IP address of my ...
0
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3answers
69 views

How to change domain's A record without disabling incoming mail traffic for a while?

I have situation where my domain's A record is pointed to certain IP address, which I need to change, but MX record have destination - to my domain name! How to change A record and to avoid mail ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Possible to direct naked domain to external IP

So I found this post: configure Bind to have a custom domain on tumblr and I was trying to ask a related question: Would it be possible to set up an A record pointing traffic to domain.com to ...
0
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0answers
135 views

Hi is there any way to point subdomain & sudirectory to another hosting

I have a specific problem, I have a domain -- example domain.com & I have a subdomain -- e.g -- > subdomain.domain.com My domain.com has a dedciated IP & in a subfolder of it I have ...
2
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1answer
197 views

Avoiding downtime while switching CNAMEs with AWS's Route53

I'm trying to make a seamless transition from Heroku to AWS. Currently, DNS is being handled by Route53, with a CNAME record sending traffic to the heroku SSL subdomain. I need to change this to an A ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Connecting domain name to website deployed at cloud

I have a domain name lovedmusic.com. I have signed up for jelastic - a cloud web hosting service. Right now I m utilizing my trail period. I have created a environment with app id ...
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2answers
482 views

How to set up CNAME to point to Azure

Here's the story. I have an application on azure. I would like to set up an A-record. My main domain is myhost.dk and my azure adress is myhost.azurewebsites.net. The Azure guide says that I have to ...
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votes
1answer
109 views

DNS record for thousand domains [closed]

I'm working at a small webhosting company. I have to set up the autoconfig (Thunderbird) and autodicover (Outlook) files, so that user (who have their own domain names, like www.userxyz.com) could set ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Domain not resolving with CNAME

I'm really struggling to get a website up and running for the NHS. Apologies in advance as it's the first time I've had to setup a domain without using NS records so I'm a tad out of my depth. I ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

How to redirect the subdomain of a domain - Blogger [closed]

I have a blogger blog put up, and Google told me to add some A records in order to enable a www-free redirection to the full www domain. So by adding those, visiting bitfalls.com (which is my blog) ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Confused about CNAME and subdomains

I have an app that sits at exampleapplication.com. It's a rails application sitting on an Apache/Passenger stack. The app is set up to use subdomain constraints to point to user accounts (e.g. ...
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2answers
1k views

PowerDNS CNAME with multiple A records produces unexpected results

This problem from what i can tell is isolated to PowerDNS. The servers are running two packages pdns-static-3.0.1-1.i386.rpm and pdns-recursor-3.3-1.i386.rpm on the most recent version of Amazon ...
3
votes
3answers
241 views

CNAME versus an additional A&AAAA record

So, let us say that we have set-up an A record and an AAAA record for @, and for www we have set-up a CNAME pointing to @. When a new visitor visits example.com and the webserver sends a 301 ...
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votes
1answer
124 views

DNS A Records For One Domain On Two Servers

I have two servers, both of which host multiple websites. I would like both servers setup to use a single domain. I have Kloxo installed on both of them and would like to be able to access it via a ...
0
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3answers
3k views

How to redirect domain A to domain B using A-Records and CNAME records only

I have 2 domains hosted with different hosts. I need to redirect Domain A to Domain B. Unfortunately I can't do a 301 redirect from Host A, but can only modify/add DNS entries (A-Records and CNAMEs) ...
5
votes
1answer
933 views

Wildcard 'A' record overriding CNAME record

I have a Wildcard * A record for self-registration of subdomains by users on our web app. All works fine. I now need to set up an alias for support.mydomain.com to point to mydomain.freshdesk.com. ...
5
votes
4answers
558 views

should Apex domains (and records) be avoided?

I'm building an app that is hosted on Heroku. Heroku suggests that Apex Domains are a Very Bad Idea -- they suggest using CNAME records and a workaround service like Zerigo or DNSSimple. However, ...
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1answer
146 views

Response time more than doubled after switching from A to CNAME on Heroku

I recently switched my Heroku app DNS setting from using A record at the apex to using CNAME record at www subdomain, because of the scenario outlined in this blog post: ...
1
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1answer
442 views

How to resolve issue… Amazon ec2, elastic IP setup with Route 53 not working?

In this post it says its best to use CNAME only for Ec2 / route 53 setup: EC2/Route53: How do I assign my new domain name to an instance?. However, I added: *.mysite.org. CNAME ...
2
votes
2answers
163 views

CNAME, A, and Apache - Why does one work and not the other?

I have a website, example.tld. The DNS has an A record for example.tld that points to 1.2.3.4. Is there any difference (as far as Apache is concerned/configured) whether a sub-domain ...
0
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1answer
235 views

Root domain redirect, otherwise A record redirect

I would like to redirect every incoming request via A record to another server (url-shortening service) unless the root is requested.... Is this possible? If so, how? If not, why not? A simple ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

Domain mapping via hostname instead of IP

Is it possible to configure DNS such that: anysubdomain.clientsite.com has CNAME record to abc.ourservice.com abc.ourservice.com has A record to our dedicated IP (so that if we change servers in the ...
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3answers
127 views

DNS issue with migration of web site to new server

I have a legacy system that I'm attempting to make a significant configuration change to, but am not seeing a way to do so cleanly. The state I inherited consists of a web site hosted on two app ...
2
votes
2answers
199 views

nginx www.domain.com vs domain.com virtualhost

I have an http block where I include virtual hosts for the different domains hosted on the same server. For each virtual host I do: listen domain.com:80; Now, domain2.com works fine. However, when ...
2
votes
1answer
251 views

Subdomain and CNAME

I have a website foo.com and now I have setup a sub-domain sub.foo.com. I can open foo.com and its fine but when I try to open or ping sub.foo.com its not happening. I cant even FTP into sub.foo.com. ...
4
votes
3answers
325 views

Best practice for placing DNS records and subdomains

Say I have mydomain.com: Is it better to use option A: [A] mydomain.com 123.45.67.89 [A] www.mydomain.com 123.45.67.89 or option B: [A] mydomain.com 123.45.67.89 [CNAME] ...
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votes
3answers
401 views

Do CNAME records overrule A records?

I have several A records like so: Subdomain IP Address example.example.com 198.51.100.0 example.com 203.0.113.0 And a CNAME record that looks like this: Alias ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

How to set up a Gatekeeper hosting setup that serves pages if they exist, but defaults to another server if it doesn't exist?

I'm building a gatekeeper app that lets the owner of MyClientsSite.com show a modified page that I'm hosting on MySite.com, but visitors to MyClientsSite.com can't know that the modified page is ...
0
votes
1answer
619 views

Setting alias for DynDNS domain

I've created DynDNS domain for testing my local sites, and i'm having trouble with pointing to root domain. From my registrar (GoDaddy) I've created a CNAME for www to point my example.dyndns.com so ...
3
votes
4answers
10k views

Redirect subdomain.example.org to somethingelse.com hidden to the user?

I'm not knowledgeable at all about C-NAMES, A-RECORDS, name servers and the like, so just bear with me on this one: I want to redirect subdomain.example.org to another domain somethingelse.com. I do ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

www a-record vs cname-record

I have a website that I will be hosting the DNS for (testing purposes at first and then it will have some limited traffic). I have set up DNS so that site.tld has an A record to the actual IP, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
207 views

How can I map multiple sub-domains with a single A-Record?

lets assume I have the subdomains: a.sheehan.com b.sheehan.com c.sheehan.com i want to map them respectively to haha.com lala.com baba.com How can I have a.sheehan.com map to haha.com ...
0
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2answers
241 views

DNS Configuration: Am I doin' it right?

Here's how I have my DNS records setup: domain.com IN A <server ip> sub1.domain.com IN CNAME domain.com sub2.domain.com IN CNAME domain.com ...
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2answers
192 views

Website and email hosting on different servers

I have a client site currently on a Hostgator reseller account but I'd like to move the website hosting over to my Linode. The email accounts however should stay with Hostgator. DNS is also managed ...
0
votes
1answer
592 views

How to do multiple wildcard subdomains in a single zone file?

Is this valid use of wildcard CNAME records? @ A 208.77.188.166 stage A 208.77.188.165 dev A 208.77.188.167 * CNAME @ *.stage CNAME stage *.dev CNAME dev Or should ...
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1k views

how do you add an A record for a root domain

this seems really simple, but I can't figure it out. I'm using xname.org since it's free and I own a bunch of domains spread over a few different registrars. The setup I desire is very simple: one A ...
6
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3answers
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CNAME and A record have different TTLs. Which one will be cached?

If a CNAME has a TTL of 1 hour that points to an A record with a TTL of 1 minute, will someone who looks up this CNAME have the entire result cached for 1 hour, or will it will keep having to lookup ...
7
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3answers
3k views

A Record VS. Cname Round N

Experienced DNS Admins please help me understand... I run a small DNS server in a development environment that runs resolution for at most 5 domain names at any one time. My question stems from a ...
6
votes
4answers
7k views

Why are Amazon EC2 Elastic IPs encouraged to be used with a CNAME rather than an “A” record?

I am setting up a server on EC2 that will be used by people that will be freaked out when they see ec2-111-111-111-111.compute-1.amazonaws.com in the URL bar. I know this would be solved by using an ...