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Public DNS server with dnsmasq works on LAN but not WAN (aws ec2 server)

I would like to setup a public DNS server that uses the server hosts file for certain domains, and then falls back on google's DNS for all other queries. At such, I setup dnsmasq with the following ...
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How to configure Separate Domain registrar, Web host and Email host settings? [duplicate]

Let's say we have a domain example.com Domain registrar : NAME.COM Web Host : IPAGE.COM Email Host : GMAIL (Google Apps) My understanding is that: I should add MX records to use Gmail (clear) I ...
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multiple ptr record in bind

I'm running some small ISP here and I own couple of IP ranges. I have given a few public IP addresses to some of my customer and they are running mail servers on them. They have demanded me to add ...
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How to secure Windows Server 2012 R2 against “open recursive resolver” attack

I received an email from an ISP stating that our server had participated in a DDOS attack against one of their servers--and that we appear to be running an "open recursive resolver". The IP address ...
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Backup server for Subdomain

I have a subdomain and two different server. I want to create a backup server for this subdomain so when first server can't reached or not respond, second server automatically answer requests. main ...
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Do I need a DNS in my domain to let my clients find the WSUS server?

I have my WSUS installed on the same system as my Active Directory management. The weird thing is, that when i put a client in the same domain, i find it in my AD but not on my wsus. The client ...
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When setting up DNS forwarders is it correct or incorrect to use the gateway IP?

Server 2012 R2 I'm trying finalize my DNS setup after just promoting my first domain controller. As I ran through the Configure a DNS Wizard, it asked for an IP address to forward DNS queries. My ...
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Can a root server delegate specific subzones of a domain to different nameservers?

I would like to know, if a root server could delegate different subzones of a zone to different nameservers and the rest to a default nameserver. E.g. I have the zones "thing.", "some.thing.", ...
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How to Create a subdomain on cPanel while Cloudflare is hosting my DNS [closed]

What I Did: My domain example.com is registered through godaddy. Which I forwarded to Cloudflare for DNS services. NS records points to amanda.ns.cloudflare.com and igor.ns.cloudflare.com I created ...
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Setting up a webhosting at home with own domain [closed]

FIRST OFF ALL: I understand that hosting sites from home is a terrible idea, but the point is that I have to test some sites with a very custom apache/php setup so I don't want to spend money renting ...
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HTTP on localhost not working with DNS A-record and port forward (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE)

I have a Jenkins server on my local machine that I publish to the outside world through a DNS A record (ci.alanif.se:8080) with my ISP and port forwarding through two routers. This works perfectly ...
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Should I host my own DNS server (via Plesk) or just use my registrar (via GoDaddy)? [duplicate]

On my current dedicated server I'm hosting my own DNS for my domains through Plesk; which has been working fine. However, I'm migrating to a new dedicated server and I'm wondering if I should just ...
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How does my domain reseller know my server ip? [duplicate]

On my domain resellers DNS page I can specify my own addresses for own nameservers. What should be the value of this fields? I have seen examples where the value was ns1.domain.tld but no other ...
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Dnsmasq's DNS response auto caching feature not working

Dnsmasq Cache and Internal Log on USR1 signal dump (when running with or without --no-daemon and --log-queries for analysis) it always shows: 0/0 cache, meaning caching feature of Dnsmasq not working. ...
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CNAME interfering with MX record? [duplicate]

I have got a free domain at Freenom, which I use to host my website, and to receive email. About a month ago, I used an A record to point [Blank] and www to the A record of my webhosting. I also had ...
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weird DNS issue when looking up a service provider's services [closed]

I came across an interesting issue today. I was looking up node1.ar.service.com from the one of the 3 DNS servers exposed to the internet. These 3 servers act as authoritative servers at my ...
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Creating A Records for Localhost

What's the best practice when creating A records that point to localhost? Is it considered taboo or are there some valid cases where it's permissible? I have a dozen domains where I setup "local." ...
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Injecting DNS records for a domain on your DNS server for local domain clients

I have a Microsoft DNS server setup and running for my local domain (mydomain.local). I have set up a public domain since then (mydomain.com) and want all my local clients to have different A hosts ...
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DNS Configuration for Exchange Autodiscover service

I need to publish the exchange service to the internet. I need a basic help with the DNS configuration of my unique registrar service. On the registrar site: I configure a DNS "A" Record that ...
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Bind9 on Ubuntu - SERVFAIL

I spun up a new server on AWS using the Ubuntu 14.04 Server AMI. I'm intending to build a public DNS server for our sites. We currently have two others running CentOS, but I was informed that one will ...
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Total DNS errors 100% in openshift

From yesterday suddenly my website down and Google webmaster shows Total DNS errors 100%. My app is http://core-ahang2mail.rhcloud.com I don't know what should I do, Could you please help me? ...
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DNS is not pointing [closed]

Let me clear scenario first 1)I purchased static IP from network provider and his name server is INPUDIIDNSPRPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM and INCHVSIDNSSEPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM 2)Then I just ...
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Make reachable via a fixed address (e.g. IPv6) a server that is actually connected via a variable IPv4 adress?

Need: Internet host at a fixed IP address for full-stack self-hosting People want to perform self-hosting in an area where no ISP provide sufficient service with a fixed IP address. They provide one ...
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Centos-bind: Reverse DNS failed

Hi Server fault member, I need to setup a reverse DNS for my client. There have 3 IP ranges on the rDNS server. The server system is Centos 6.5 with bind 9 Let me describe my situation. I have a ...
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opendkim only signs for 1 zone on a hosted server

I am implementing opendkim but I can only get it to sign for 1 zone. The tld is failing to sign even though it is the same key/signature/file for both domains. my .conf: cat ...
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Geolocation DNS failures arising from distant DNS cache servers

I am considering using a geolocation DNS service to deliver geographically close connections for an increasingly popular blog. There are now quite a few budget providers of such DNS services. If my, ...
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Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server issue - Not saving changes for Transfer Zones

I have a DNS server (Not AD) which is used for websites. The problem is that whenever I change the settings in Zone Transfer and set "Only to server listed in NS tab" and restart the service the ...
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Wildcard Sub-domain of Sub-domain

I have the domain example1.com - DNS managed at Linode.com There is a site hosted at example1.com (1.1.1.2) and it works fine. I have an A record for example1.com that points sub.example1.com to ...
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unexpected RCODE REFUSED - eating up log files

I have a website which I host myself, and I use bind9 as my DNS server (host my own nameservers etc.). I am having a problem with traffic bandwidth, and my syslog is full of the following type of ...
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Why is my NS record ns.mysite.com.mysite.com?

I ran this command # dig mysite.com @localhost The result was the below and my zone file is below that. Why is the AUTHORITY SECTION ns.mysite.com.mysite.com? Instead of ns.mysite.com? Another ...
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what causes the net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT error

POST http://86.141.xxx.xx/page.php net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT I get this error frequently when making AJAX calls, and also 'this page is not available' on load (less frequently). I thought this ...
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Cisco ASA firewall blocking requests to internally hosted DNS server

I have a DNS server behind a Cisco ASA firewall. The Cisco firewall is performing NAT. When inside the network, I can NSLOOKUP directly to the server. When the client is external, requests time out. ...
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Name Server change & propagation works partially : Success for US and fail for India

Our domain is hosted with Enom. DNS records are managed under Enom's reseller for India called Pugmarks. We want to switch DNS record management service from Enom/Reseller over to AWS Route53, ...
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Why is my dns server being queried for domains that I don't host?

I installed dnstop to monitor my nameserver running bind9 and was surprised to see it being queried for other domains that I don't host. I am just wondering if this is normal behaviour, or have I ...
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How to point AWS EC2 to Domain name server [closed]

I have amazon free tier ec2 account. Have deployed my java EE application into apache tomcat installed in AWS. I have created new elastic IP and associated with the public DNS of the AWS. Now I can ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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Apex ANAME / ALIAS record in Windows Server 2012 R2 DNS Manager

Some DNS hosts offer a way to have an A record that serves an IP address which is determined on-the-fly (or frequently enough via scheduled job) by resolving some other hostname behind the scenes. ...
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Robust and flexible hosting of DNS A records

I'm currently working on a web platform that will be used to power lots of small websites. All of the websites will be hosted on this platform, on either a dedicated or VPS set-up. I don't want to ...
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geoipdns data update on the fly not working

I install geoipdns recently. It runs fine but it doesn't take new data updates correctly. Data updates should be made without restarting geoipdns, but it's not. I run the update with these steps: cp ...
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why user can view IIS default page on every entered invalid subdomain?

I hosting a DNS zone for a public domain on my server (Windows Server 2008 R2). My problem is if user enter any sub domain name who is not available , can see my IIS default page. for example : ...
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why i see two kind of IP at my ping?

i have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with external DNS Server on it. all domains works fine but when i ping one of theme i get this result and site is down . C:\Users\Administrator>ping xxx.com ...
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Do DNS servers get queried in round-robin, random or some other fashion?

I know for a fact that A records and most other records are round-robin. MX records have priority types. What about D(NS) servers? Both in the context of NS record and static configuration in client ...
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Rapid failover from one data center to another when the first goes down?

I'm building a global CDN and have a DNS service that will direct customers to the closest server. However I need rapid failover if one of the data centers e.g. Germany goes down users need to be ...
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URL logging on DNS server?

Following this setup http://www.g-loaded.eu/2010/09/18/caching-nameserver-using-dnsmasq/ I was able to configure a DNS resolver server using dnsmasq for my network. The setup works correctly and logs ...
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Caching all DNS records [closed]

An ISP has caching of all DNS records (the same does the public DNS servers, like google and opendns). Whenever you make a DNS query, it asks to the IP address given by my ISP. Questions: * Can I do ...
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Is SERVFAIL error related to changing of nameservers? [closed]

After changing name servers of recently acquired domain, I receive this SERVFAIL error running dig on the domain name. GoDaddy, where I buy domain name, says it's not their fault because the WHOIS ...
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Multiple apps on one server with subdomains [closed]

I'd like my VPS to host multiple applications. For instance mydomain.com (Python Django App) git.mydomain.com (Gitlab) blog.mydomain.com (Wordpress) How can it be achieved to run all these on one ...
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How does one test DNS performance on their webhost vs. a 3rd party dedicated service?

I have been hosting my dns with rackspace for years, formerly slicehost but I have been looking into a 3rd part host, as a result of running various speed tests, such as tools.pingdom.com to test the ...
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Can I have my DNS server and my web server on the same IP? [closed]

I just bought a raspberry pi and made it a web server. I have a network with 1 IP. I created a DMZ and I am able to access my raspberry pi web server from the internet. I bought a domain that I intend ...
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Advance DNS - Redirecting Emails to new webhost

I am not to sure if this question belongs here but I will surely find out soon enough. I have two web hosts (Not sure why it has been setup this way but it has). I do not want to use the original web ...