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1answer
16 views

GoDaddy DNS point my Sub-domain to another Server? [on hold]

I want my Root Domain to be still sitting on GoDaddy default IP. (To show the default GoDaddy page that we get whenever we buy a new domain). Then my sub-domains to be pointing to my own WebServer. ...
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votes
2answers
58 views

What's an “empty” DNS A record? [closed]

I know it's not possible an A record to be empty, but what's a good "null" value I can set until I get a machine for the domain? Someone suggested putting localhost in the A record. Is it ok to do ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

Domain controller is registering 2 IP addresses with DNS

Recently a DC was promoted and the IP was used from the old DC which was demoted and shutdown.How tostop this DC from registering 2 IP addresses with DNS? Please let me know if any questions.
2
votes
2answers
70 views

Why use CNAME in Route 53+S3 combination

I have been going through Amazon's docs on using Route 53 in conjunction with S3 to serve static websites. The strategy they show is to do: example.com A -> alias to ...
-1
votes
1answer
56 views

A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Delegation not found at parent after pointing A record to different server for subdomain

I have a subdomain dramarsarin.crimsonandcyan.com which i wanted to point to another server. I added an A record in the zone file for crimsonandcyan.com with the host 'dramarsarin' and pointed it to ...
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votes
1answer
124 views

CentOS, ZPanel and Cloudflare DNS error [closed]

I am stuck in a problem. I have a VPS which gave me a dedicated IPv6 address and a shared IPv4 address. I have tunneled it and installed ZPanel on my centOS server. Now I can access ZPanel from ...
3
votes
1answer
240 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 ...
1
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2answers
57 views

Hosting server IP address doesn't match A record but still resolves, website loads ok?

Pretty confused by this, I have a website which is on a Fasthosts shared hosting package, the server IP is 213.171.xxx.x However when you do a DNS lookup the A record is a completely different IP ...
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votes
1answer
35 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
votes
1answer
123 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
votes
1answer
168 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
85 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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votes
1answer
581 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
2answers
47 views

Setting A record to a url string

I have a number of domains that I'm hosting on my web server, so I've edited their A record to point to my server's IP address. Occasionally I have to change the server's IP address, which means I ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

DNS propagation: A record and IP change on domain panel and VPS?

I'm moving my website from a VPS to a dedicated server. In my Domain administrative panel there is a DNS zone where i've changed the A record from the previous IP address to the dedicated server's ...
1
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0answers
356 views

DNS A records disappear, but PTR records still remain

We've been having issues with DNS records dropping. Usually it is from DHCP reservations, like printers. Yesterday it was two of our main servers, also DHCP-reserved. Right now I'm looking at a ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

Properly Configuring A-Records in Virtualmin for DNS

I'm trying to configure my own DNS with Virtualmin for a domain that I registered through GoDaddy. However, after following the instructions of GoDaddy's support staff, I still can't successfully ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Can't get Answer for A Records of my Domain from dig Command

I've been trying to solve my DNS-BIND problem for two days, but still no luck. I'm really a novice in DNS configuration. This is my record file: $ttl 38400 $ORIGIN example.ir. @ IN SOA ...
0
votes
1answer
24 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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votes
1answer
33 views

DNS: why do we need RR type NS with name and not directly IP?

let's assume I search the NS for the domain yeahman.com. I may get an answer TYPE NS that the server for this domain is ns55.yeahman.com. Then I need at the same time a TYPE A entry in the additional ...
3
votes
5answers
262 views

Is a subdomain with both A records and NS records valid?

Let's say I own example.com. I then create an A record on test.example.com to 1.1.1.1. I then create a NS record on test.example.com to ns1.anotherdnshost.com. At another DNS host, I add an A ...
0
votes
0answers
54 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
votes
2answers
35 views

Can I control which DNS record a client application uses?

I'm trying to make our set of servers more fault tolerant. I have a web server, a mail server and a PBX server that uses SIP. I know that for each service, I can have the DNS return multiple A, MX ...
1
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1answer
147 views

Are A records to NS hostnames required?

Among other things, I have the following in my delegated zone file (note, domain is NOT rwasphost.com)... ; ; Zone NS records ; @ NS dns1.rwasphost.com. dns1.rwasphost.com. ...
0
votes
3answers
83 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
335 views

Windows Server 2008 - Zone Scavenging - “This zone can be scavenged after”

I have set up DNS scavenging on our Windows Server 08 R2 boxes as we had records in there that were duplicated and some dating back to 2004! I set the no-refresh and refresh-after intervals both to 3 ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

Transfer Hosting Just change A record or Nameservers

Im transferring a clients website and they said they want to keep their mx records and such the same since theyre using google apps hence they only want to changed the A record not the ...
0
votes
1answer
576 views

Domain Name hosted by GoDaddy not resolved to IIS website

The goal is to get our domain name pointing to the public IP address of a VM hosting a web application using IIS7. I have a IIS7 server running on a VM hosted by iLand. The server has a public IP ...
0
votes
1answer
35 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
235 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
votes
1answer
157 views

SSH to a server with multiple reverse DNS entries [duplicate]

While SSHing into my server with an RSA key, I get this message: Address 255.100.236.105 1 maps to a1.example.com, but this does not map back to the address - POSSIBLE BREAK-IN ATTEMPT! Even ...
1
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2answers
50 views

Multiple A record and session/cookie

For example I setup multiple a record for a domain abc.com 115.11.22.33 115.11.22.34 115.11.22.35 Is it true that if one browser successfully establishes a connection to one of the ip's, ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

re-parked domain at godaddy and assigned A record, domain is not refreshed for everyone [duplicate]

I had a domain that was parked at linode. I moved it back to godaddy and parked it there. then i My A record "@" have the ip value of my new server. it has been more then 10 hours since then, for ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

A-Record Failover?

I have a Fortigate 100D with 2x BT Business Infinity Fibre connections acting as WAN1 & WAN2. The BT lines come with 5 static public IPs each and I have my DNS hosted through CloudFlare pointing ...
0
votes
3answers
848 views

I want to point a domain name to my server, without changing any MX Records etc - do I change the A Records, the NS Records, or both?

My client has a domain name clientsdomain.com, with DNS records set out as such: Lookup has started… Trying "clientsdomain.com" ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 21301 ...
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votes
1answer
121 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
2answers
696 views

MULTIPLE A Records for server hosting mail, dns and www on ONE IP

Could not find an answer, really. So I have a server running having one ip address assigned. The server is hosting www, dns and mail. This is how I tried to configure it (excerpt): IN ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

“NS1” and “NS2” A records suddenly needed?

I have a VPS server that I host several sites on. One of the domain names I use for a site hosted on the VPS is registered through a different company, Host Gator. The site was working fine until this ...
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votes
3answers
120 views

How can I avoid having to tell my clients to modify their domains' DNS settings? [closed]

My web application requires that clients point their A records for their domains to an IP address that I tell them to point them too. Later, when I need to scale from 2 servers that I currently have ...
2
votes
1answer
134 views

Is there a way to force A-record removal in DNS from client server?

Is it possible to initiate deleting of DNS A and PTR records in DNS from member server?
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vote
3answers
207 views

Getting a list of DNS records for multiple domains [closed]

We have over 250 domain names with one registrar which, due to years of organisational neglect, point to various different servers hosting the websites. I've been asked to clean this up. sigh To ...
1
vote
2answers
144 views

Multiple DNS A records referencing the same host

If I create multiple DNS A records for the same hosts, for example: my-domain.com A 1.2.3.4 3600s my-domain.com A 4.5.6.7 3600s my-domain.com A 7.8.9.0 3600s Do queries really ...
0
votes
1answer
118 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. ...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

Create A Record of @ and WWW

I have a VIRB website I want to link-up and it tells me I have to use this for help: http://virb.com/docs/domain Easy, enough. I got into my cPanel where my domain is hosted and go to DNS Zone ...
1
vote
1answer
414 views

Redirect domain to Dreamhost by changing A Record only

I bought a domain somewhere else and tried changing the A records there to the DNS nameservers that Dreamhost uses (66.33.206.206), but it didn't work. Is there any way to have my domain redirect to ...
3
votes
3answers
263 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 ...
-3
votes
2answers
138 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

CloudFlare offers DNS root CNAMEs. Any resolution gotchas to be aware of?

I'm not that familiar with the inner workings of DNS, preferring to just add my CNAMEs and A records as appropriate, and leave the behind the scenes to other services. I host a few sites on Amazon S3, ...
0
votes
3answers
5k 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) ...