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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Subdomains for MX using CNAMEs

Let's say I've got a wildcard subdomain CNAME for root domain: *.domain.com CNAME domain.com domain.com A 130.71.45.31 This works well for websites, e.g. subdomain.domain.com. Now let's say I have ...
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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 ...
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How to set up the CNAME in DNS zone record to work with Unbounce

I'm trying to run split testing on some landing pages I "designed" with Unbounce, but it requires that I set the CNAME record for my domain/sub-domain and I'm having trouble figuring out what is the ...
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Can CNAMEs be used to point to Name Servers?

Here's what I need: www. and root of domain are hosted on the old host beta. is hosted by the new host Here is the problem: Old Host does not allow ANY editing of DNS Records on their Name ...
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How to configure S3 or DNS to handle incomplete name (sans www) for web site?

I have a set up a bucket called "www.mydomainname.com" to host my website and I have configured the CNAME such that "www.mydomainname.com" points to the my endopint ...
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Are username subdomains needed for white label cname applications?

I'm having a SaaS site developed and will be offering white label service with some memberships. During user registration I will be asking users to enter a 'username' which will be used for a ...
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CNAME : how to setup DNS to return A record based on website?

I have a query regarding setting up servers. Suppose I have multiple websites to host. foo.com bar.com hello.com I may or may not to have specific servers for them. Suppose an arbitrary ...
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Can I have a CNAME and an A-record for the same domain name?

I have a dedicated domain mydomain.com and I have a Windows Azure service that has to send email from addresses @mydomain.com. I found a mail service that agrees to send email "on behalf" of my ...
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DNS, Domain name settings for ASP Host

I have an account at an ASP hosting company and the URI is: me.example-host-company.com I'd like to my own domain name so I create a CNAME record for a subdomain which has its destination set to the ...
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How to create a CNAME a DNS name at the level abc.xyz.mydomain.com (sub-sub-domain) if my DNS host only supports xyz.mydomain.com (sub-domain)?

I need to create the CNAME record: abc.xyz.mydomain.com = verify.azure.com but my DNS provider (www.freeparking.com) only allows me to create it at the sub-domain level (i.e. xyz.mydomain.com). I ...
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Can I use a CNAME to point to a 3rd Parties NS Servers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In DNS can an IN NS point to a CNAME? I am in the process of migrating hosting providers. Currently I have significant number of domains pointed at my current NS ...
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Default CNAME when DNS quering

I have a domain, with a number of CNAME records to www.mydomain.com mail.mydomain.com ftp.mydomain.com Now, what I would like to achieve is that if any other subdomain is queried or the domain ...
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Netfilter/iptables - Accept connections from an DNS CNAME

So I'm trying to accept connections on port 80 only from those IPs whose reverse DNS has a CNAME alias like, for example, *.test.mydomain.com: 1.1.1.1 resolves to boo.foo.com and ...
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Elastic Load Balancer + Domain setup

How do I assign the ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) to my domain. Do I need to do it for the main domain (ie. domain.com) or sub domain (www.domain.com). My registrar is godaddy - how I do it? - What's ...
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Cname and Amazon S3 failure

I had a quick question. If you set up a cname for your amazon bucket and lets say your main amazon s3 bucket goes down, does cname you created serve files, in other words, do your files get redirected ...
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DNS CNAMEs — Is the client actually redirected or not?

I believe this is a simple question, I thank you in advance for clearing it up for me. Using this example: foo.domain.com CNAME bar.example.com bar.example.com A 192.168.1.19 ...
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Incoming CNAME and CPanel

I'm doing some research into setting up a Saas app like SquareSpace where a user can point their domain name e.g. example.com to example.myapp.com using a CNAME record. I'm using a CPanel/WHM managed ...
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Can you use a CNAME to Whitelabel DNS?

Can I create the following CNAMEs with "mydomain.com" to effectively whitelabel "mydnsprovider.com"'s nameservers? ns1.mydomain.com CNAME --> ns1.mydnsprovider.com ns2.mydomain.com CNAME --> ...
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SSL and CNAMEs?

I have a question. We are using a CNAME on our server to direct to an application we host on another server. Which server would I install the SSL certificate on for that cloud application? We would ...
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SMTP, use CNAME or real name as server address?

Problem description: I'm managing a corporate Email server for nlscan.com serving xxx@nlscan.com. However, for historical reason, we still support xxx@mail.nlscan.com. That is, foo@nlscan.com and ...
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How do you configure a naked domain without access to DNS?

I registered a domain with registro.br. It's a Brazilian domain, and they do things differently. Usually, I would register a domain and the registrar would provide me with a panel to configure ...
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is a CNAME to CNAME chain allowed

Is it allowed in DNS to have a CNAME record that points to another CNAME record? The reason we need this is that we have a hostname that we want to be looked up to the IP address of our web server ...
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TeamSpeak Redirect via CName &| SRV Record? [closed]

Question I have a TeamSpeak server that is hosted on a GameServers account under the domain ts4.gameservers.com with a port number of 9102. I have setup a CName that redirects ts.valhallashalls.com ...
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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. ...
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Given a hostname, how do you find all its aliases (i.e. CNAME records) WITHOUT direct DNS file access? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Querying DNS for CNAMEs for a server I have an interesting problem, given a FQDN, how do you find all its alias names WITHOUT having access to the DNS files or being ...
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Does creating a new CNAME replace the old?

I have a CNAME record: cdn.example.com. IN CNAME examp.vo.llnwd.net which was registered through Limelight. Do I need to go back to Limelight release this record? Or if I just generate a new ...
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Separate MX and Nameserver values

A domain name is registered with GoDaddy and then nameservers point to my Hostgator account. Inside the Hostgator account I would like to point the website itself to ns1/ns.linode.com and also set ...
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CNAME resolution failure from a Windows 2008 DNS server

We have an issue resolving the alias record samresources.scholastic.com from our internal Windows 2008 DNS servers that are using hints - the result is non-existent domain (NXDOMAIN). It looks up ...
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Setup CNAME for subdomain issue

I would setup for this: user go to test.example_site1.org test.example_org1.org it's a CNAME of test.example_org2.org user will see the page of test.example_org2.org On the example_org2.org server ...
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How do I add a subdomain entry for my instance in the Amazon Web Services?

I have an instance running and I need to point the "elastic ip" to my domain name (www.mydomain.com), I also want to add rsc.mydomain.com, 1.mydomain.com, 2.mydomain.com How can I do that? Is it in ...
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How can I get Visual Studio to deploy to SSRS named with CNAME instead of A record?

We have SSRS (SQL Server Report Service) running on an Amazon EC2 instance. It had been named report.foo.com using an A record. Recently we changed it to a CNAME referencing the EC2 public DNS name. ...
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iis - cname - start page when using domain and content using www.domain

I configured a domain on IIS 7.5 with windows 2008 r2 and put an index.html file on the inetpub/wwwroot/domain folder. When I browse the webpage currently I´m receiving two different pages: using ...
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Can I use CNAME to send to a directory on another server, or only the root page?

Let's say my main site is www.mySite.com . The path is: /home/itsme/public_html/ I want to set up a staging server at staging.mySite.com which redirects to: /home/itsme/public_html/staging Can ...
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Load Balancing in Amazon EC2 DNS,CNAME etc

I have a portal on amazon ec2. Which Many domains and also cname's point to this server elastic IP. Like aaa.com, bbb.com, ccc.com, *.abc.com. now I want to take to behind load balancer. The main ...
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Load Balancing in Amazon EC2 with multiple CNAME

My portal have multiple cname record, all point to same server. Like aaa.com, bbb.com and alson *.abc.com. I need this url in my web application to give proper content. Now I want move Amazon Load ...
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How do we over come the CNAME restrictions?

Windows Azure uses elastic IPs. This means that the only way to map hostnames to Azure is to use CNAMES. The RFC is preventing us from doing this with the root of the domains. mycooldomain.com IN ...
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Does CNAME only work for subdomains?

Does CNAME only work for subdomains? I wonder because I want to redirect from the domain name I registered, say, www.mycoolname.com, to my page at one of the famous social network web sites, say, ...
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Link CName record to another domain, but without subdomain

Is it possible to link "mydomain.com" to "app.iriscouch.com" using a CNAME record? My service provider app says a CNAME record must have a subdomain. And A record must link to an IP.
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Querying DNS for CNAMEs for a server

Is there a way to query our internal DNS entries to discover all the CNAME entries that point to a particular server? Edit: We're a Windows environment, Server 2003.
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Question about a DNS and subdomain on a different server

I want to know if and how I can do the following: server A is the main server for www.aserver.com server B is a server that gives webservices, and one of the services is for activator (an internal ...
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1&1 hosting + azure cname + google apps mx

I have a problem while hosting my website on azure : I need to have an url mydomain.com, when deploying in azure it gives the url mydomain.cloudapp.net, so I do a cname record from mydomain.com to map ...
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Wildcard CNAME with GoDaddy DNS Manager

I'm having some issues with GoDaddy DNS that I thought I'd maybe share with you all before moving to another provider. I have an application that uses subdomains for users and is hosted on ...
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Access LAN server using DNS CNAME

I have a local server running Redis, Mongo, and MySQL servers. I can access it with its LAN IP address (192.168.*. *), but I can't access it by its CNAME. I have the server set up in the DMZ of our ...
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How to create a catch-all subdomain in IIS 7.5?

How can I create a catchall for any unspecified subdomains of website.com in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 RC2? I have already configured a CNAME DNS entry for *.website.com pointing to ...
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CNAME exception

I have a CNAME entry: static IN CNAME c.commondatastorage.googleapis.com. and I was wondering whether it is possible to make an exception for it? an extra rule that when the URI is ...
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CNAME record setting for google apps in BIND9

I need to reset the admin account and password for the google apps control panel because the old admin is virtually not available . In order to verify the ownership, CNAME record need to edited as per ...
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What's actually requested when alias is set up in Apache with CNAME?

I have many sub-domains set to my development machine like the following. test1.example.com => 192.168.0.7 test2.example.com => 192.168.0.7 ... (about 30 domains like this) I have many sites on my ...
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What Type of DNS Record do I Need to Make a Sub-domain?

I'm making a website, and I need a sub-domain. I need to email my host so he can add the sub-domain linking, but I don't know which type of DNS record to add on my end in the DNS. Is it A or CNAME? ...
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Is there any way to point the root domain to a CNAME? [duplicate]

Here is the problem: we host our website with an external provider that doesn't give us an IP address, rather, they give us a domain where we point our www CNAME record to. I assume they are using ...
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Redirect a domain to a new server which is managing multiple domains

I want to forward a domain (old.com) to another one (new.com) which is located on another server. The problem is, this new server already hosts 2 domains (new.com and other.com), and the redirection ...