A CNAME record or Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies that the domain name is an alias of another, canonical domain name.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
22 views

Error 404 on CNAME forward

In my DNS manager, GoDaddy I made some A Record that points to *.mirror for my domain Now when I access URL 123.mirror.mydomain.com from the browser I can see that my app is loaded, and its all OK. ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

What is the best way to configure Apache or AWS to support a Rails multi tenancy application that allows each customer to have their own domain name?

I'm building a Rails 3 SaaS site that allows for multi-tenancy. When a customer signs up they put in their own domain name, e.g. example.com. I need example.com to point to my SaaS application and ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

CNAME redirect to .st domain raises an error [duplicate]

I am using DigitalOcean to manage my DNS. I own a .st domain, which I am wanting to use primarily. I also own a .com domain. I want to redirect to the .st domain if the user points their browser to ...
-1
votes
2answers
60 views

Redirecting an entire domain to another in one CNAME record [duplicate]

Is there a way to redirect an entire domain to another domain through one CNAME record? For example [anyhost].domain1.com pointing to [anyhost].domain2.com where no matter what host name I enter in ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to define www and .com as the canonical versions of the domain?

Trying to figure out how the DNS should be configured for the domains foo.com and foo.net so that: www.foo.com is the canonical version of the domain (foo.com should also still work) foo.net and ...
2
votes
2answers
57 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

What is a technical explanation for why apex CNAME records are unfeasible?

It's relatively common knowledge that CNAME records at the apex of a domain are a taboo practice. Example: example.com. IN CNAME ithurts.example.net. In a best case scenario nameserver software ...
-2
votes
2answers
106 views

How do I make my godaddy domain automatically redirect to a github page [closed]

I recently bought a .com domain (call it mydomain.com) from godaddy and I'm trying to make it so that whenever someone types in mydomain.com, their browser will load mydomain.github.io. I've already ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

DNS CNAME infinite recursion

DNS can handle recursions in CNAME fields. But I was just wondering what would happen if I do something like this, when configuring the DNS for the example.com domain: a IN CNAME ...
1
vote
2answers
88 views

How does this main domain have a CNAME record?

I was under the impression that only subdomains could have CNAME records: main domains need to define all their own records. However, apt-get.com seems to have only a CNAME record. How can this work? ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

NAS share not accessible using a CNAME from Windows 2008 R2

I have a NAS filer share say \xyz.abc.def.com. I am trying to access the share from Windows server 2008R2 Server. We have a CNAME xyz.def.com pointing to xyz.abc.def.com. I am able to access the ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

cname and wordpress domain map

I have a domain like this (www.example.com.br) and I'm also the manager for the domain and the nameservers too (the nameservers are Bind). Now I have a blog from wordpress.com and I wanted to map ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

CNAME records query

I have a control panel with Enta which lets me mess with my DNS settings. So i have added a CNAME record to point to an IP address. Assume my website is called: www.example.com I have added a ...
0
votes
1answer
108 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

redirecting www.www cname zone file

I have configured a zone fine on dns and now if i type the domain it redirect to www.www.domain.com instead www.domain.com Can anyoane help to sort it out and find what is wrong in the zone file? ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

can't delete Resource Records through CMD in Windows Sever 2008

Final Update Problem erased in the least acceptable way: After re-installing the DNS-Server lead to even more problems, I re-installed the whole Operating System and - up to now - everything works ...
3
votes
1answer
226 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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
84 views

CNAME domain nslookup refused [closed]

I have a domain1.ir configured in my dns server as a master zone domain. This is my dns records for this domain: $ttl 1H domain1.ir. IN SOA dns.domain1.ir. info@domain1.ir. ( ...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

cname vs 301 redirect on namecheap

I am having trouble figuring out my DNS record types. I want the www subdomain to be my "canonical" page, so my configuration looks like this: www A record type actual ip address @ 301 ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Is there a way to tell if a URL is instantiated a 302, 301, or redirect via CNAME? [closed]

My question sums it up. If I navigate to a certain URL, is there a way for me to tell as a user whether or not that domain name is CNAME'ing, or performing a 302/301?
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Is VirtualHost Entry Required for CNAME Pointing to Same DocumentRoot?

www.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. other.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. Which method is correct in Apache when all entries point to the exact same ...
3
votes
3answers
221 views

Best way to add a DNS wildcard record for a domain

What is the best way to add a DNS wildcard record for a domain? I want example.net, www.example.net, a.b.c.www.example.net, ... going to one server. Now I use: example.net. 60 IN A ...
-3
votes
2answers
164 views

Can't ssh to CNAME'd hostname

Why can't I ssh using the hostname specified in my CNAME record? I can ssh in just fine when I use the hostname it points to. It's been more than 72 hours. I've got a domain "mydomain.com", and it ...
-1
votes
1answer
47 views

Way to find all domains that have a CNAME to my domain? [closed]

I have a web service that allows users to white-label our software by using their own domain over ours. This is done by the user adding a CNAME record from their domain to our domain. Is there a way ...
-1
votes
1answer
57 views

CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

cPanel CNAME is being ignored

I have a server with cPanel installed (version 11.42.0 build 23) and a main domain my-site.com. Let's pretend the IP address is 1.2.3.4 (Sorry I'm not allowed to disclose the real ip address). I also ...
1
vote
2answers
235 views

Are there DNS servers supporting ALIAS type for apex records?

DNSimple and AWS Route53 are supporting ALIAS records that allow similar functionality to CNAMES for @ (Apex) records in DNS. I'm running a DNS server (Bind) that is currently hosting around 1500 ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Configuration: DNS or Apache

I have the following problem. I have two domains: www.domain1.de and www.domain2.de I also have path is on Jelastic server where to find my PHP page myphpsite.jelastic.dogado.eu. Now I wanted to do ...
-1
votes
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
votes
1answer
87 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
137 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
74 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Use htaccess to alias to different hosting

I have a host my.site.com that doesn't support a PHP version that I need, so I got some new hosting at newsite.com that has a more up to date PHP version. I'm going host the site completely on ...
0
votes
2answers
205 views

Using a CNAME to forward traffic from a naked domain

I have a domain, flyh2.com. I use a CName to forward www.flyh2.com to flyh2.elasticbeanstalk.com where my web site is hosted. This is the only way Amazon allows custom domain names. A records aren't ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Can we have multiple CNAMES for a single Name?

Can I have multiple CNAMES for a single name? I need this for load balancing. For example, I've two azure storage accounts (say a and b) and the blob addresses for those are a.blob.core.windows.net ...
-2
votes
1answer
396 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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
52 views

Cannot get CNAME on DNS to work correctly [closed]

The domain in question is www.photoparata.com. I am hosting it at GoDaddy.com and have it set to be a CNAME to www.miltonstreet.com. When I go to http://centralops.net/co, they have it correct, as ...
0
votes
1answer
233 views

Setting up A and CNAME records for azure shared hosting

I am trying to set up my dns records so that I can point my domain to my azure hosting. Everything is working fine except my www.mydomain.com does not direct to my website on Azure. However ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Can I point my zone apex (example.com versus www.example.com) at my website hosted on an another cloud platform (not Amazon)?

I'm stuck with a problem I guess many of you suffered before and I'm trying to solve it my way without moving from Amazon Route 53 DNS services to another DNS provider. I host two applications in two ...
2
votes
1answer
310 views

Using a cname for root/apex DNS zone loses MX records

DNS is hosted with Media Temple - I mentioning this only because I am curious if my logic is wrong or if this is specific to the way the Media Temple front end is translating input from the edit form ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

VPN Server with site CNAME

I have set up a VPN server on my router and set a subdomain from my website (ex. vpn.mywebsite.com) that forwards my dynamic DNS address, so when I connect to my VPN, my server is vpn.mywebsite.com ...
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
votes
1answer
568 views

Pageok given by puppet instead of subdomain files hosted on godaddy

I'm managing the e-commerce website for a retail store in Los Angeles, and use a subdomain hosted on GoDaddy as a fileserver to augment our Online Webstore CMS, which won't take large files (and ...
-1
votes
1answer
49 views

Domain provider doesn't provide a way to wildcard CNAME subdomains. Is there something I can do to make this happen? [closed]

So I bought a domain and tried to setup a CNAME for all subdomains (*). Unfortunately, it only lets me CNAME the root(?) domain. I tried talking to customer support, but they were no help. Is there a ...
0
votes
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 ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

DNS Redirect Website to another Server

I have two servers, server 1 and server2. The name serververs of the domain points to server1. 1.I have this configuration regarding Server1 DNS Zones: domain.com. 1200 IN A server2-ip Edit ...
2
votes
2answers
485 views

Heroku Application Error on naked domain

I followed some advices to point a domain to a Heroku app. The posts I'm talking about can be found here and here. From the command line I added the custom domains to my app $ heroku domains:add ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Heroku app on Godadddy domain that has a different nameserver

I have read all about pointing my CNAME to the heroku app, and I have done so. However the client I am working with has different name servers that are configured for email and a few other things. ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

OK to CNAME all DNS Records when moving hosts

I am moving servers, and with that, going and updating all of the domains A records from the old IP addresses to the new ones. With around 100 domains this is a tedious process. If I set a DNS ...