An A record is a type of DNS record that maps a name to an IP address. For example, the A record for serverfault.com is 64.34.119.12

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Is a CNAME sufficient for a www. record?

I have been doing a server migration, and checking that everything related to DNS is configured correctly by using IntoDNS. After doing this though, it flags up a error saying that there is no A ...
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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 ...
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How to disable access to www.example.com, but make laptop.example.com active

My website's two major sections can be accessed using: www.example.com for general content laptop.example.com for more specific content The laptop section is ready and deployed. User can access it ...
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Subdomain resolving to 2 different IP addresses (one unknown)

I have a domain registered with Fasthosts (animesoc.co.uk). I've recently hosted a forum on an external server (with IP address 51.254.128.170), and pointed the subdomain http://forums.animesoc.co.uk/ ...
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Pointing www to one place, but keep subdomain here

First of all, sorry for the awful wording in the title. I will try to explain what I actually need and hopefully someone here will know if it's possible or no. Basically I want to point my ...
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DHCP and DNS on none AD 2003 Server PTR is updating but no A records

I have a strange issue, I have a DHCP and DNS server running in a non AD environment, on Windows 2003 server. I setup DHCP to update DNS A and PTR records even if the client doesnt request it, but I ...
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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 ...
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DNS round-robin requests not distributed evenly

We have setup two DNS A records, where each points to a load balancer. nslookup ourdomain.com Server: 8.8.8.8 Address: 8.8.8.8#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ourdomain.com Address: ...
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Issue getting DNS wild card A Record (*) working

I have a sub domain named subdomain under main domain named maindomain. Inside subdomain i have wild card (*) A Record that maps to a particular IP Address. This works fine and when i say ping ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...