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.

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two CNAME records pointing to the same url

Can I have two CNAME records that point to the same url? Example: www CNAME to my.website.com and shop CNAME to my.website.com Will they both work at the same time?
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Redirecting multiple subdomains to a static site on Google Cloud Storage with Cloud DNS

I am trying to migrate my website from a wordpress site to a static site. I have added all my static assets to a bucket on google cloud storage and successfully pointed static.mildfuzz.com to that ...
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How to add a CNAME record?

On PowerDNS on a Raspberry, I have recursor pointing to Google (8.8.8.8) and only one zone file and it contains: $ORIGIN abc.co.uk. $TTL 1h @ IN SOA ns.abc.co.uk. hostmaster.abc.co.uk. ( 1; serial ...
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Top level domain with dynamic IP

I have a web server at home. I bought a top level domain mydomain.com and I want it to point to my server. I also have a duckdns domain mydomain.duckdns.org. They say in their faq: Q: I want to ...
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Dangling CNAME Record Issue

I have been trying to setup the DKIM CNAME Signing for one of my sub domains with Amazon SES and for some reason the CNAME is behaving oddly: Eg. The following: dig @4.2.2.4 ...
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Can CNAME update, bring website down?

We updated CNAME on a production website, after updating it website showed "server's DNS address could not be found" message for about 8 mins. Could this be because of the change in CNAME?
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Is it valid to have SPF records for a domain that is a CNAME?

I read that it's not valid to have a CNAME for a domain that also has its own SPF, because all records are taken from the domain that the CNAME points to. However, this doesn't seem to be what ...
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Domain name is not displayed in URL after redirection

I have a domain on GoDaddy and have hosted a Magento project on it. I now purchased CloudWay and have migrated on their server. My issue is with URL, I created a subDomain live.******.com and set ...
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Having a lot of difficulty using CNAME and A records with Elastic Beanstalk to redirect non-www to www

I have my website up with Elastic Beanstalk (as a VirtualHost): http://apptic.us-east-1.elasticbeanstalk.com/apptic/ I also have my domain at Namecheap: apptic.me I've installed an SSL certificate ...
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CNAME_lookup_failed_temporarily.(4.4.3)/

I have a qmail server on CentOS release 6.6 (Final). everything works fine except when I try to send email to a server which have multiple MX records. I applied qmail-1.03 patch still not working. ...
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CNAME to S3 returns the S3 URL

I've setup a static website on S3 under a www.mydomain.com bucket. I also created a CNAME record for it in Namecheap looking like this: Type: CNAME Record Host: www Value: ...
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Creating DNS CNAME or MX aliases

How can I create a CNAME or an MX record alias, for example, I need smtp.mydomain.com to resolve to smtp.yandex.com so that on my email client I should enter smtp.mydomain.com instead of ...
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DNS name forwarding basic setup issue [closed]

I have provisioned a VPS host server and have a running web app on it. I purchased a domain name on namesilo, now I want to direct traffic to my site not namesilo. In namesilo I have the following ...
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Do I need a separate SSL certificate for a DNS redirect?

I am implementing a multi-tenant application where my application hosts and serves technical documentation for a tenant's product. Now, the approach that I was considering was - I host the ...
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SRV record points to CNAME alias?

In the course of some work responsibilities I need to bone up on SRV records, and I'm trying to reconcile a Wikipedia statement with what I'm seeing in DNS digs. According to Wikipedia's SRV record ...
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using CNAME to point to a sub-domain hosted on secondary host (shared host) [closed]

Due to my question being down voted I am trying to rewrite to make it useful for others and show that I have done research. I have also added "shared host" to the title to make it easier to find for ...
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How to do “dynamic apex” right in DNS/BIND?

I want to retain dynamic control of the apex, but not break standard handling of other RRs (NS, MX). Context A domain name (exampleA.net) is controlled by the domain owner (via the domain ...
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How to correctly setup a CNAME / A Record when pointing to an Azure VM?

I have a web app hosted in Azure, which gives me a "custom" domain that is awesomeapp.cloudapp.net, and in the settings I can see the IP address: 123.456.789 We have a domain www.awesomeapp.com that ...
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Use CNAME for SMTP Server

I am working on a project that involves use of a transactional email service (like sendgrid). My question is can we create a CNAME in our domain DNS (i.e. smtp.example.com or client1.example.com) that ...
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MX Records and A Records Updated But Email Addresses Can Still Send Email [closed]

I have updated the MX Records, the A records, the Z records and the cname for a particular domain but the emails registered with the hosting provider can still send email. The changes have definitely ...
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Why has DNS Stopped Working for new CNAME and TXT records

None of the new CNAME and TXT records I add (through VestaCP) are working. My DNS server has been working fine. Got about 30 domains on it, used to be able to create these records and a few hours ...
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Getting 404 error with a new CNAME RR

Our server is authoritative for "example.com". If someone puts in example.com in a web browser, we need it to redirect to domain2.com. Since you cant have a CNAME RR for the root zone name, I tried to ...
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Pointing Custom Domain to Server on Nginx

I have my server up and running on an Azure Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. It is working great. Now I want to point my custom domain to it so that users can visit my website by going to www.example.com ...
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Point subdomain to localhost server? Nameservers pointed elsewhere

My client has their nameservers pointed to another server (Server A) for their current website. However, in the zone file all the IP's point to the local host server (Server B). While Server A ...
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Namecheap DNS Cname issue

I am using Namecheap default DNS, where I bought the dns name. However, I am having a issue... Typically, for AWS and Rackspace I would have: A Record: foo.com 124.22.22.1 Cname: www.example.com ...
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SSL encryption with CNAME redirect

Here is my current architecture: I have a simple site hosted in the cloud that needs to be served from my company. Thus, mysite.com has a CNAME redirect to 1234.cloud.com. I understand that the SSL ...
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How do I setup a “subdomain empty” DNS CNAME?

I am hosting a webserver with about 200 domains. The DNS records of those domains are a simple CNAME record of the form: *.domain1.com. CNAME myhostingserver.mydomain.com. *.domain2.com. CNAME ...
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Configure bind9 to forward queries as-is and to reply answers as-is, or in search of perferct forwarder

I use bind9 server (A.A.A.A) as forwarder only: queries are forwarded to other DNS server (B.B.B.B). I manually ask B.B.B.B to resolve domain and got correct result: $ dig a downloadcenter.intel.com ...
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Website shows 403 Error with www. domain [closed]

Hi I am facing a problem when I go to my website at http://example.com it works, but if I go to http://www.example.com, I get 403 Forbidden on the page. I did my research online and found a solution ...
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Wildcard CNAME DNS records overriding specific A DNS records on one provider

Ran into a weird issue where a wildcard CNAME record (i.e. *.example.com) was overriding specific A records (i.e. host1.example.com, host2.example.com). It only affected Verizon Wireless's ...
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www CNAME seems to override app CNAME

I'm building Rails app hosted on Heroku that lives on a subdomain app.example.com. Part of the app is an outdated site that lives in the root directory. I want to configure a CNAME for my domain to ...
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SSL certificate for CNAME redirected domain

I have a webservice which provides simple site constructor functionality with payment page. User can select purchase domain e.g. user.com, select some template and point this domain with CNAME to my ...
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Pointing client's domain to our subdomain

We have a web application online www.exampleapp.com/ running on IIS 7.5 that we have a full control of. We also provide customised (css, images, js, etc.) versions for some customers under subdomains ...
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Get request IP from dns lookup

I have been looking to find the IP from a machine that asks my DNS server for a CNAME resolution. For example: User A pings to DNS server 1 on test.myserver.com, this server has a CNAME resolution ...
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Loadbalancing a root domain redirection web server hosted in EC2 to remove SPOF

This may seem quite obscure and perhaps quite niche but bear with me. The situation is: www.domain.com points to infrastructure in EC2, specifically an ELB domain.com points to a micro instance in ...
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CNAME, htaccess and ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

I have the following code to make sure that api.example.com will call example.com/api.php. It works on my localhost, but not on my website. RewriteEngine On # Handle Front Controller... RewriteCond ...
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A records and CNAME records

I have a question about A records and cname records. Some info, we have our domain registered at Networksolutions.com, the domain name for example is company.com. We have two webserver and on those ...
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Can a CNAME DNS record point from subdirectory to domain name

Can a CNAME DNS record point from subdirectory address like my.domain.com/one to domain name like my.domain.com? So if the user access my.domain.com in the browser, the DNS will redirect to ...
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Fast switching CNAME

Is it possible to make CNAME's switch it's data every minute (or possibly even shorter) ? I'm currently trying to make something that changes my CNAME every minute but i have no idea if this is even ...
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Redirect traffic of a domain with lmhost or CNAME [duplicate]

Hello this is my first question and hope later I can help too. My local domain network is mycompany.net also I host on godaddy the same domain www.mycompany.net, The problem that I have is when my ...
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Find CNAME records for a domain without knowing the alias? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to search against a domain using either nslookup or dig to retrieve any and all CNAME records that may be in zone files, without having to know what the alias name is. For ...
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Sender address rejected: Domain not found - after Route 53 (Amazon AWS) changes

We had been getting these messages when customers try sending us emails. This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification THIS IS A WARNING MESSAGE ONLY. YOU DO NOT NEED ...
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Host a directory on a different server/domain

I own a domain with a Apache server running Wordpress (example.com), whose configuration I can probably tweak (if I can propose a good solution). I have a GitHub Pages hosting (example.github.io), ...
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Best way to point client's domain to my server

I am creating a landing page creation and hosting service. My clients will be able to link their domain to their account. I am using AWS and Route 53. I'm considering two potential systems: Having ...
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nslookup shows record has updated, but it hasn't for any of my devices

I had a record store.example.com which was set up as URL Redirect to foo.bar.com. 14 hours ago, I changed this record to a CNAME record to point to qux.bar.com. Now, nslookup shows that the record ...
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CNAMEing a SRV domain?

I have two domain names: example.com and example2.com. example.com has a few SRV records to handle specific services, as well as an A record for a website. I would like example2.com to have a CNAME to ...
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A record or cname

I have a server (Ubuntu + Apache) where we host an app where clients can create their own subdomains - i.e. basically wildcard subdomains. We have a client that wants to point their own domain ...
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Replacing host with another at runtime using same FQDN [closed]

I have host h1 running a few services. It registers with a central server and the server requires its FQDN and IP. I can specify any FQDN here. At run time, if h1 were to be replaced with another host ...
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Cloudflare integration with Azure websites

On cloudflare, I have given below details for example.com A record pointing to Azure IP www CNAME record to example.azurewebsites.net Cloudflare routing is working for example.com and ...
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Wildcard CNAME, normal MX record: Risk of unintended mail routing or hijack?

Our domain has the following DNS records: *.example.com IN CNAME foo.org example.com IN A x.x.x.x example.com IN TXT "v=spf1 mx -all" example.com IN ...