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Adding SRV record - How to?

yes I now that I can have my domain reseller done that but my reseller domain.com fails to add it and when I ask them about how to add a srv record they told me to transfer my domain to zoneedit.com. ...
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Setting up wildcard DNS for lots of domains

I want a nameserver that points any names at the same IP. This way I can rapidly change a bunch of domains name servers to ns1.ABC.com and ns2.ABC.com and have all those domains be pointed to the same ...
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Domain cname not resolving with dnsimple.com

I'm not an expert on DNS matters, but i have configured a few domain before and have a reasonable knowledge of how it's supposed to work. But this one is over me, I've tried everything to try and ...
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Lion DNS Server: How to redirect queries to remote dns server?

I want to set up our Mac OS X Lion DNS server to host a specific domain internally, but redirect all other queries to our providers dns servers. How can I achieve this? I have read the docs but ...
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Migrating DNS account to new provider

Our company has multiple domain names, all registered with one registrar. Our DNS on the other hand is being managed by Rackspace under our old web development firm's reseller account. We have now ...
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Geo DNS for webmail server

I have a webmail server in Sunnyvale, California. I have branch offices in Romania, Spain, China, and Vietnam. They all complaint slowness in accesing webmail in CA. In each office I have Juniper ...
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What is causing all these DNS queries?

I've switched to Amazon's Route 53 service for three small, low-traffic domains last month. The first bill just came in, and it was something a shock. The number of queries for the first month for ...
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How to add second domain to named.conf?

I have two domains registered with a registrar and a VPS with a hosting provider (separate). I was able to get one of the domains accessible by adding the following to /etc/named.conf : zone ...
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Test what a DNS server gives as a response / lookup

I have a vendor who is supposed to setup a domain name in their DNS system. What can I use ti hit it and see what it responds to as the IP for mydomain.example.com is? I essentially want to make ...
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Trying to grasp the logic behind a complete DNS resolution and respective sequence of actions

Say we have a domain "example.org" and it has an authoritative name server with name "ns1.example.org" with a glued IP as delegated by domain registrars (delegative?) name servers. Someone types ...
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Can someone explain to me exactly why it's bad to use NS name that is a subdomain for the domain that NS is for

Reading a book and it states that you should not register nameserver names such as ns1.example.com for the domain example.com as you'll create a catch-22 situation when looking up ns1.example.com etc. ...
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Pushing DNSSEC updates with offline keys

In a non-professional capacity, I look after the DNS of some 18 domains: mostly personal/vanity domains for immediate family. The whole shebang is outsourced to an inexpensive managed hosting ...
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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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Fetch zone file for a domain name

I'm trying to move 2 web-servers (with German and Russian domain names) from one hoster to another one (where I can create/maintain own DNS zones). Before changing anything, I'd like to fetch and ...
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Premium DNS, Zones & VPS (nightmare…)

I'm in need of networking expert help. I have a server (CentOS) with private nameservers. The nameservers are pointing to my server. I have several domains that I set DNS to point to my private ...
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Can I point my DNS to nameservers of different web hosts?

I was told that the DNS for my domain is unreliable, so basically I was wondering Could I set my secondary DNServers that points to another webhost altogether ? : ns01.host-FOO.com ns01.host-BAR.com ...
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How could dynamic DNS work if DNS updates take hours to propagate?

Simple Failover markets itself as: continuously monitors your servers to find out which are up and which are down, and then it dynamically updates your DNS records accordingly so that your ...
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How to access expired domain website hosted on dedicated server without doing any configuration

I am not sure, this might be a stupid question. but I would like to know if that is possible. and any website available from where I can do this online. One of my website is hosted on server i.e. ...
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If I register a domain name as a name server what do I set it's name server to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? Do I add my ISP's name servers for the domain or itself as the name server? e.g. say I have the domain www.shoes.com and a server setup for DNS ...
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Setting up own NIC [closed]

Since ICANN approved .whatever domains, i would like to get my own .something domain and have people look up free domains on my .something tld and register .something with me. What would i need to ...
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Who has my domain?

I bought a domain for us to use to hide ugly staging URL's (like what Azure gives you for staging). I pretty exlusively only buy domains from MyDomain.com, but I might have bought this one from ...
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Create Private Nameserver to Host Websites Using BIND9

I have a few domains I want pointed to a VPS, and I'd like them to use the VPS as their nameserver so that each is ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com. The nameserver is thus at the same IP as the web ...
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free DNS hosting service (e.g. mybind.com / xname.org) [closed]

(please note, I have not much knowledge about these things - so I might use some terms incorrectly) I registered a domain name (only the name, no web hosting) and want to use it with google apps. ...
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Managed DNS only for A record “forwarding”

I am in the process of setting up a web app that will serve a lot of domains. My customers will register a domain and forward it to the web app server and then use the web app through that domain. ...
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Dynamic DNS service for low qps but high deployment count

I deploy cellular modems that currently have sims with static ip addresses. For various reasons, we may move to providing sims without static ips. The cellular modem supports DDNS (bluetree modem). ...
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ns1/ns2 for multiple cpanel web servers

this is the scenario I have access to 2 Cpanel/WHM Web Servers (server1, server2) My domain registrar is Name.com Current name servers on server1 ns1.maindns.com 1.1.1.1 ns2.maindns.com 1.1.1.2 ...
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Looking for a DNS Hosting provider with automatic failover and role switching

I need to set up automatic failover with two SQL Server Instances and mirroring. There are several DNS hosters (such as DNS Made Easy and Netriplex) out there providing automatic failover. The are ...
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Network Solution DNS and email spam

I recently moved one of my domains from freedns back to its registrar (netsol/worldnic) due to unexplained downtime of freedns servers. But since then I have witnesses a huge increase in email spam. ...
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DNS hosting management tool [closed]

I'm looking for a company who can manange my DNS records. I would like a company who support wildcard DNS as well.
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setting the reverse dns for a email server

'm having some trouble with email on a dedicated server, with Windows Server 2008. I've reached the conclusion I have to setup reverse dns for the mail server. The current setup is this: The mail ...
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Setting up a DNS service like OpenDNS

What do I need to do in order to set up something like OpenDNS, which other people can access? What software needs to run on this machine? Where do I populate my DNS entries from? I'm just curious - ...
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Confirming the existence of GLUE records

I have two domains, example1.com and example2.com. I run nameservers ns1.example1.com and ns2.example1.com. Example2.com uses these nameservers. Example1.com uses my registrar's nameservers. Under ...
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Are major domainname registrars requiring glue records unnecessarily?

I have somedomain.com registered with Namecheap, and have successfully set up A records for ns1.somedomain.com and ns2.somedomain.com to be used as nameservers for other domains. I have ...
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Why do DNS zone files require NS records?

Say I've operating ns1.example.org and ns2.example.org on which I want to host the zone file for example.com When I go to my registrar and purchase example.com , I will tell my registrar that my ...
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MX Record, Exchange 2007 Question

If you have an Exchange 2007 server, you setup an MX record in DNS in the Forward Lookup Zone pointing to whatever prefix *.domain.com you configured in Exchange Console correct? Then you create an ...
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Does NetworkSolutions have a good DNS service? [closed]

I'm recovering from a DNS disaster and I need some good advice on an alternate solution. My company owns a domain name through NetworkSolutions. Our website is hosted by another company who also ...
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How to resolve proper mail server address from webhost with external DNS?

I'll try to be as clear and concise as possible, but it's a little confusing for me. My company is currently hosting a website on a dedicated server. Normally we would maintain the DNS records, but ...
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Hosted DNS provider with templates, mass updates, etc?

We need to setup DNS for a relatively large number of domain names (50-60), most of which will have an identical zone setup (except for the stuff that /has/ to change on a per-domain basis). Is there ...
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DNS is not recognised by my network

I have recently switched my dns server to a new hosting provider. I received a new IP and such.. I have created a new file on my www.example.com/newfile.html on my computer it does not ...
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keeping URL domain the same when pointing A record to a hosting account

I have a new WordPress website and a legacy billing system. For technical reasons, they cannot be on the same hosting plan. The hosting account for billing (and the original abc.com website) also ...
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How to setup geographically different primary/secondary, master/slave DNS services at domain registrar?

This is a followup question to my previous post Multiple free dns services redundant as name servers of a website? I would like to setup DNS services as primary/secondary, master/slave and would like ...
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Multiple free dns services redundant as name servers of a website?

Are there problems with setting up multiple DNS hosting services as name servers for a website? Budget is an issue so I was thinking about setting up two free DNS hosting services as name servers for ...
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Looking for smart DNS hosting [closed]

I am looking for DNS hosting that can detect my web server failure and switch to another A record automatically. Also, they should support baisc DNS admin stuff. My domain is currently hosted on ...
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dns service on OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have a Mac Mini (1.83GHz, 1.5 RAM) with a fresh install of OS X Snow Leopard Server and I want to use it for DNS and web hosting. What I have done so far is to go to the domain registrar and ...
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Moved DNS and Email Hosting, Now Can't Send/Receive To/From Domains Hosted on Previous Host

Our company had 4 domains whose emails and DNS were hosted by usintegration.com, and then we moved the email and DNS hosting for 3 of the 4 domains to a new company. Now, the 3 domains that were moved ...
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What do I get for a paid DNS?

I have recently consolidated all my domains with godaddy. I am using their free dns manager to handle the dns for them. I know there are dns providers like dyndns and easydns. What exactly do they ...
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What are the pros and cons of running your own DNS server?

What are the practical benefits and downsides of running your own DNS server instead of using the DNS servers provided by your registrar? More specifically, in what situations would you run your own ...
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SERVFAIL on ANY query

We have a CNAME entry that points to an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer instance. For some reason, my mobile app can resolve this entry on wifi, but not 3G -- I imagine it's talking to a different name ...
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configuring dns to point to my hosted machine

I want to check if I've configured things correctly. I've registered a domain at godaddy.com and created a virtual linux server at hostvirtual.com. In the godaddy dns manager interface I've added the ...
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how can i create a name server for my domain names

What I have: 1 Virtual Private Server (Unmanaged Linux VPS) 1 dedicated IP address Purchased from X hosting Company Few Domain names Purchased from Y hosting ...