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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How to point multiple top domains to IP of another top domain?

Lets say I have top domain domain-X.com with DNS A record pointing it to IP 1.2.3.4 then I have domains, which I might not have control over, they belong to customers, which owns them and may ...
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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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Prioritize C-Name over wildcard A-Record on GoDaddy?

I have a web application where users can create individual websites with different subdomains, e.g., subdomain1.mydomain.com subdomain2.mydomain.com I purchased the domain through GoDaddy, and I have ...
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DNS MX vs CNAME entries

I have recently bought a domain for setting up a website. The website is hosted on OpenShift. Since OpenShift doesn't use its own nameservers, I've edited the DNS records on the domain registrar's ...
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cname record to rhcloud.Com not working anymore

I have a website hosted at rhcloud.com. I added 2 years ago a cname on my domain name dp-global.vn to redirect to the website (gdp-robertduy.rhcloud.com). Today it is not working anymore and the ...
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Cname to multi-level heroku subdomain

I'm trying to create a cname that points from my custom domain (s.mydomain.com) to a multilevel subdomain hosted on heroku (me.myapp.herokuapp.com). I've created the Cname s.mydomain.com with the ...
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Adding CNAME entry to nginx for cdn rewrite

I am using apache + nginx (for serving static content) and just bought a CDN. I have added a CNAME entry to my CDN URL, which should be cdn.example.com and pointing to the original cdn url. ...
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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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Amazon S3 appears to be blocking cloudflare IP addresses. How do I fix it?

I have static content that is being served by Cloudflare. Cloudflare points to Amazon S3 to pick up the static content and serves it via a CNAME (cdn.mydomain.com). The bucket is setup properly and ...
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Is worrying about too many CNAMEs a micro optimization?

We have a whitelabel platform and I'm thinking about making one of my 'lower' domain names an A record instead of a CNAME, because I'm worried about too many cname redirects. The whole stack would be ...
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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 ...
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Is it fundamentally possible to configure a VPN with “fake” CNAME?

The goal here is to alias a real domain on the wider internet with something like a fake CNAME entry (or by any other means available). For example, suppose I want to configure the domain fake.derp ...
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Heroku is not switching certificates after adding custom

I have an app on Heroku and I bought my own certificate, valid for myapp.mydomain.de. I added it to Heroku using their addon, SSL Endpoint. I have a CNAME record which redirect from myapp.mydomain.de ...
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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 ...
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How can I get my MyDomain-registered domain to point to a new URL?

Sometime before, MyDomain allows CNAMEing of second-level domains, and I naively used that. Now I thought I had specified everything using an A record, and last night I changed the entry for ...
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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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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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Cloudfront: Pulling content from subdomain - serving it on main domain

I'm setting up CloudFront (CF) using third party hosting as the origin. What I want is to have the CF servers act as my own hosting, meaning I don't want to fetch files from the likes of ...
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How to map subdomain to a domain with CNAME?

I would like to point CNAME records for www.example.com to sub.example2.com. The hosting for example2.com is a shared hosting (cPanel without Addon domain feature). So, what I did was to add a ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to route/redirect *.foo.org --> *.foo.biz via DNS records?

I registered my domain foo.org and along with it they gave me foo.biz for free. I don't really like it, but as I said, they gave it to me for free... And I want to route absolutely every request ...
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Regarding Cnames, A Records (Internal Network Forwarding to External Domain)

It is not possible to do a redirect from internal DNS to external domain correct? We have a subdomain test.internaldomain.com and internally we want it to point to external url, including full path: ...
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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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Issues using gmail with google apps and external domain

I have recently tried to use gmail through google apps as my main email client, but I'm experiencing a few different problems. I am managing the domain (conjunktiondesign.co.uk) through 123reg.co.uk ...
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Azure cloud app subdomain pointing to actual domain

Say we have a domain xyz.com registered with some registrar ... we pointed that domain to the name server of our dedicated server where the DNS will be hosted for that domain. Now, we just want that ...
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Free service similar to 2static.it?

I have a domain with a wordpress install which sets up global cookies. I'm trying to decrease page load times by having a static subdomain to serve up images and javascript. Unfortunately I cannot ...
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DNS settings for SaaS in the cloud?

I am building a SaaS product. When a user signs up for an account they must select an alias for their site --------.getlaunchpoint.com. Right now I have an A record *.getlaunchpoint.com that points to ...
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Why does RFC 2181 disallow MX record with a CNAME exchange?

According to RFC 2181 http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2181#section-10.3 10.3. MX and NS records The domain name used as the value of a NS resource record, or part of the value of a MX ...
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mod_rewrite after a cname

I have the domain foo.bar.example.com. foo is one of many sub-subdomains under bar.example.com. I need to capture and redirect all links at foo.bar.example.com that begin with "/special/". ...
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Windows Server 2008 DNS server CNAME resolution and TTLs

We have a Windows 2008 SP2 DNS server configured to use root hints. We have a certain MX record lookup that it periodically fails to resolve for our client machines. The lookup is for the MX record ...
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Large scale custom domain support for a hosted web service

I am running a hosted platform for publishing Markdown documents. Currently I offer a subdomain per user, but the number one request right now is custom domains. My server stack is NGINX and uWSGI ...
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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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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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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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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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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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TLD pointing to subdomain of TLD connected to Heroku

I'm trying to point the root of of domain2.com to a subdomain of domain1.com (which is pointing to a Heroku instance). Do I need to run some kind of reverse proxy for this to work? If so, what kind of ...
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how to create Alias on IIS server in Windows server 2008 R2

I have a domain and I want to configure public URL for RDWeb Access. My domain provider needs a 301 re-direct in order to create the CNAME entry. So i need to know how can i create an alias of ...
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Delay for CNAME entries on Cloudflare, or any other restriction?

I have a domain like "example.org" at CloudFlare. I have a CDN at Amazon and would like a CNAME subdomain pointing to the CDN host. I have added a CNAME called "documents.public" pointing to the CDN ...
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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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SRV record with cname

I bought an hosted service which, mainly for DDoS mitigation reasons, often rotates its IPs. So myservice.remoteserver.xxx:666 sometimes goes either to 111.111.111.111:666 or 222.222.222.222:666 I ...