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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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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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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Create a local DNS alias

Is it possible to create a local DNS alias? For example I would like that every request to: 123.com is locally routed to 456.com (like it would be for 123.com CNAME 456.com). I know this is not ...
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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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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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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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Naming standard for additional A records/IP addresses for IIS servers?

When you're adding another IP address to and IIS server, what naming standards do you use for the A records? Background: I've a bunch of sites on an IIS server which use (CNAME'd) host-headers and a ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to setup an alias in IIS?

I'm a SharePoint developer, so please, bear with me here and I'll provide more information as needed since I'm not sure what I need to specify here! I'm trying to setup an alias in IIS. I have a ...
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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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Setting alias for DynDNS domain

I've created DynDNS domain for testing my local sites, and i'm having trouble with pointing to root domain. From my registrar (GoDaddy) I've created a CNAME for www to point my example.dyndns.com so ...
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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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How to do multiple wildcard subdomains in a single zone file?

Is this valid use of wildcard CNAME records? @ A 208.77.188.166 stage A 208.77.188.165 dev A 208.77.188.167 * CNAME @ *.stage CNAME stage *.dev CNAME dev Or should ...
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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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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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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. mycompany.com. I need mycompany.com to point to my SaaS application and ...
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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. ...
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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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Subdomain redirect and masking with DNS records only (cPanel)

I know this works as I've seen it few times. I'm just unable to make it work, altough I've been trying for last 4-5 days. So here is what I'm trying to achieve. On this sub-domain: - ...
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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 ...