2
votes
1answer
30 views

Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

DNS - Custom Nameservers Errors

I am planning on setting up some DNS services and I would like some advice as I have errors from the site: www.intodns.com. First of all let me briefly outline my scenario. I have a VPS server with ...
10
votes
7answers
1k views

How can I explain the difference between a domain name and a web host?

I'm wondering if anyone has any useful analogies to describe what DNS is versus hosting. The average user "just wants a website" and sees it as one atomic unit. To be fair it is possible to buy it ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

My site is showing an error that I believe is generated by an unrelated website. Is this a DNS issue?

I recently transferred my domain to GoDaddy (garrypettet.com). Everything seemed to go smoothly. I have a server with DigitalOcean, managed by ServerPilot. The website was fine until a few moments ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

redirecting subdomain to www gives page not found error

On my vps plesk server I have created one domain mydomain.com and for that domain I have created subdomain as subdomain.mydomain.com but if i redirect this subdomain to www.subdomain.mydomain.com ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

What DNS record can redirect to a different domain?

I have a domain registered foo.co.il I have a temporary free web hosting - foo.3owl.com and I would like to define the DNS records so that when a user tries to access foo.co.il he will be forwarded ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

How to expose a IIS website outside the domain

I have been programming remotely over VPN on my dev machine which is running Windows server 2003. My dev website is hosted on IIS 6 and can be accessed internally within the domain like ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

How to safely move mailbox to another server?

I have a hosting for my client on a shared server (website, domain and mailboxes) and I want to change the provider and move everything to another server. Moving the website is as easy as copying the ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
-2
votes
2answers
118 views

How do I connect Namecheap domain to HostGator server? [closed]

I'm new to the process of buying domains and hosting packages. I bought a domain at Namecheap and hosting at HostGator. I'm able to connect to my server via IP address only. I can add files, ...
-1
votes
1answer
37 views

Uisng A/MX records instead of NS for hosting and emails [closed]

I have registered a .ma (moroccan TLD). I have a web hosting setuped at Godaddy. The issue that im having is i would like to host my site with godaddy and use outlook.com for creating emails. ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

Switching hosting, keeping mx records

Nice to meet you all! Here is my dilemma: I have to move a website to another hosting but keep the domain. The client currently has email set up with google apps and the mx records are set up ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Domain DNS server and DNS IP record

I'm sorry for the weird question title, but I don't know how to describe the problem in just a few words. I accept suggestions for new title. Here is my issue, or actually I am not experienced enough ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

IIS7 site working with domainname.com not www.domainname.com. DNS issue?

I have my domain name registered with GoDaddy and pointing to my IIS server where I have an ASP.net MVC application deployed. To accomplish this I simply have an A record entry pointing to the IP ...
0
votes
3answers
179 views

change DNS but keep email server

I currently have my client's website hosted in china and the domain is hosted in www.net.cn I've purchased an inmotionhosting plan and i want to move the website there. For having the website ...
-1
votes
1answer
73 views

DNS Settings for www.domain.com and non-www domain.com

I have just put a new website up onto a new hosting package and am (possibly) having problems with the DNS settings. I say possibly it may just be a propagation issue as it's only just changed. ...
0
votes
3answers
109 views

Redirect old URL to new URL and shut down old web server

We have a completely new website on a new server with a new domain name. Currently we use the following line in httpd.conf of the old server to redirect users who visit the old site to the new one: ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

How to setup DNS using zpanel [closed]

I am trying to use the DNS features of zpanel and the documentation seems sparse. I had some DNS entries setup on my VPS using WHM / cPanel before my server crashed and now I'm trying to move ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

DNS: migrating FROM Google Email + Google App hosted website TO Google Email + 3rd party hosting

I inherited a DNS/website/email scenario I don't understand. # I need to modify DNS records so that email integrated with Google Apps is not altered, but so that web traffic goes to a 3rd party. ...
0
votes
3answers
74 views

One domain, two hosts, multiple subdomains on second host

So here's the deal: 1 domain (example.com) 2 shared hosting plans (for each, all domains and subdomains have the same IP address) I've already set up sub1.example.com to point to the IP (using A) ...
0
votes
2answers
446 views

My Plesk domain is pointing to the wrong IP address

I changed the IP Address of a domain hosted on a Plesk server and, after a couple of hours, everything seemed to point to the right place and the site was loading fine. When I woke up this morning, ...
-2
votes
3answers
119 views

How can I avoid having to tell my clients to modify their domains' DNS settings? [closed]

My web application requires that clients point their A records for their domains to an IP address that I tell them to point them too. Later, when I need to scale from 2 servers that I currently have ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

DNS NS and domain clarification

I am really trying to get my home web server up and I don't seem to be succeeding. My web server withing my host system is running my web application and is viewable at the current isp ip ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

Reach self hosted server from LAN

I have a self hosted server with Apache2 pointed with the domain example.com. I have also some virtual servers www.example.com, cloud.examle.com, etc. This server is in my LAN, and when I try to ...
0
votes
1answer
257 views

DNS nameserver with cloudflare

I originally bought a domain from namecheap.com then I bought hosting at inmotionhosting, where I pointed the DNS from namecheap to inmotionhosting... now I signed up with cloudflare and pointed DNS ...
1
vote
1answer
89 views

Network setup: resolve subdomain to internal server's VM through other servers

This is my problem: I have two subdomains: foo.company.com bar.company.com These will be used for projects hosted at our office. The setup at the office is just one server (10.10.10.9) with 2 ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Prioritize webhost for a domain?

I have a sub domain( I do not own the domain) but using Cpanel I am able to set A,NS,Cname records for a sub domain. What I want to do is to associate the subdomain with two webhost and prioritize ...
3
votes
2answers
163 views

How to shorten DNS propagation effect

Atm i have a domain example.com, it uses dedicated server, and it uses "ns1.example.com" and "ns2.example.com" as nameserver. Now i want to change to another dedicated server (with different IP ...
0
votes
2answers
87 views

Domain name to point to 2 different servers

I'm looking to setup cheap redundancy for a website, such that I signup with 2 separate shared hosting accounts. The likelihood of both being down at the same time would be small. Is there a way to ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Setup a constant web application availability on Windows Server

I am a part of a team that is building an ASP.NET web system. We need to guarantee, that when the main hosting server with IIS is being updated, web site visitors get the special message that the ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Blogger custom domain - pitfalls of domain pointing?

I've posted this on StackOverflow, but on reflection this seems a more appropriate location. This is quite a common topic to come up - wanting to use a custom host for a blogger blog. My personal ...
0
votes
1answer
338 views

How to use Apache with Windows DNS Server

I have recently bought a domain, and I have set up Windows DNS Server on my Server 2008 R2 machine to handle the DNS. To obtain the info you might need use this: ...
0
votes
3answers
93 views

shared nameserver or unique name server for every domain created on one dedicated server?

is this recommanded to use single shared name server for different domains hosted on single dedicated server. like using ns0.sharedNameServer.co.uk & ns1.sharedNameServer.co.uk or every domain ...
-1
votes
2answers
75 views

Redirecting email from from domain registrar to hosting comapny mailbox

I have the domain example.com registered with company A I have the hosting with company B (ServerGrove) Company A offers me simple parking, and company B offers me mailbox service. What I would like ...
0
votes
1answer
326 views

How Do I Set Up a Subdomain with a Separate Webhost and Domain Registrar?

I have looked at all sorts of solutions online and come up with nothing. I cannot ask the webhost for help because it's not my hosting account; I am setting it up for a client. My client has a ...
-1
votes
3answers
89 views

Is there any way to get control back over a hijacked domain name?

I recently started making a website for a company and they gave me ftp and cpanel access to the hosting which used to work alright. This domain was purchased by their former developer, so he was the ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

How to redirect domain A to domain B using A-Records and CNAME records only

I have 2 domains hosted with different hosts. I need to redirect Domain A to Domain B. Unfortunately I can't do a 301 redirect from Host A, but can only modify/add DNS entries (A-Records and CNAMEs) ...
-4
votes
2answers
111 views

DNS Solution for secondaries in a shared hosting enviroment [closed]

I'm taking part in a custom shared hosting solution, and we need help with a solution for DNS or routing. Right now, a user domain points to their share, but it must have the secondary name in it. ...
4
votes
7answers
10k views

Changing Servers - Redirect to new IP = No Downtime?

I am changing servers of my website. The IP of old server cannot be moved to the new one. To have no downtime I am planing to do the following, please someone confirm it will work: Setup the new ...
0
votes
3answers
622 views

How to achieve zero downtime website hosting transition?

Background: I am a programmer. I still have a lot to learn about hosting and DNS. I am using a cheap shared hosting provider (DreamHost) to host a client website. They have decided that they would ...
3
votes
1answer
462 views

Transferring from Godaddy to Namecheap: Move sub domains, cname, MX records etc

I am in the process of transferring my Godaddy domains to Namecheap. There is public info about transferring domains but not about zone info: subdomains, cnames, MX records etc. How do I ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

CMS / Server setup to easily host multiple sites [closed]

I'm looking for a simple CMS to use for a bunch of micro sites. These are generally sites that are only ever a few pages and are often for friends or simple microsites for work. What I really want is ...
1
vote
2answers
652 views

Changing DNS when I have different email and web hosts

I've just built a new site on a NEW host at this domain www.new-domain.com The current live site is at a different domain www.old-domain.com and different host I want www.old-domain.com to redirect ...
-3
votes
2answers
198 views

DNS Error Randomly Takes Down Site All Day [closed]

I need some help on why one of my sites constantly goes offline and back online all day like 30 times a day!. The downtime varies from 10 Minutes to 55 Minutes and its really affecting me. I have ...
2
votes
3answers
341 views

How to share domain name with multiple servers?

I have a website on shared hosting and would like to setup another host (semi-dedicated server) and use the same domain name as the shared hosting. Is it possible to have two separate servers share ...
0
votes
2answers
468 views

Why are some users still using the old DNS records?

I moved from my reseller hosting to a VPS about a month ago now. I transferred a bunch of client accounts and changed the nameservers on their domain names to match the new server. All of the accounts ...
0
votes
2answers
287 views

How to point domain names to a windows server 2008 Web Edition and manage subdomains ect

I really don't know where to go with this as I don't normally have to sort domains out on this level. Hers is what I want and have: I am using Windows Server 2008 Web Edition (so no DNS Role). ...
-3
votes
5answers
2k views

How Long Do DNS Records Take to Propagate when Swapping Data Centers, and How Should I Do It?

We have hosted a site on a particular data center. Now we would like to change it to another data-center. What is the best way to migrate my web-server, and what is the correct way to update my DNS ...
0
votes
2answers
888 views

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 ...