DNS hosting service is the service than runs DNS servers.

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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 ...
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IIS: DNS Server Spoofed Request Amplification DDoS

We are running an IIS server with DNS and a site owner asked us to run a specific security scan. Our site passed but we were warned with this and I'd like to clean it up and I'm a little unfamiliar ...
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Google Cloud DNS and DNSSEC?

Since Google Cloud DNS does not currently support the record types for DNSSEC, is there any way to begin implementation of DNSSEC using TXT records? If I were using Google Cloud DNS, which I am, and ...
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Implementing DNS Redundancy - Web Hosting

After our domain registrar/name server host went down we have found that DNS is a major single point of failure as its also taken down all of our email (Office365), web, hosted services etc.. I want ...
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Windows Server 2003 and IIS6.0: Switching website to a DR server

I am a .NET developer who now has to handle both development and deployment of an ASP.NET/ASMX/WebAPI application at my new job, though I have no prior experience with IIS or Windows Server Networking ...
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How does Cloudflare know about my Subdomains?

I just signed up Cloudfare and they showed me a list of my subdomains by scanning my domain. How do they do this? What technology is used to scan all subdomains related to a root domain?
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Windows 2012 R2 Authorative DNS Server returns root hints

I have a non domain joined authoritative dns server for a zone, I've disabled dns recursion in server settings. When i do a query with dig @ns1.mydomain.tld . it returns the root hints. I've read ...
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Why use obscure nameservers? [closed]

I have noticed that most nameservers for "The Big Guys" use strange domains. Why don't they use their primary domain for nameservers like NSX.register.com or NSX.godaddy.com or NSX.dreamhost.com ? ...
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How to access my site as http://www.blah.com and http://blah.com [closed]

I own a domain on GoDaddy, let's say blah.com. And i point an A record @ to my server IP, let's say 123.123.123.123. The GoDaddy panel already have a CNAME record www wich points to @. I suppose ...
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Previously working domain name, suddenly 'no records found'

The domain name is question: cleangreenpgh.com. I host a few web client websites on my co-located Mac server. Domains are through OpenSRS. Four domains in all, using same records to point to ...
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Masking CNAME/A Record Requirements from Clients

I'm reselling hosting services to non-technical clients. With regards to associating domains/IPs, the host I'm reselling requires that once a VPS is deployed i then go to the domain's registrar and ...
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Using a cname for root/apex DNS zone loses MX records

DNS is hosted with Media Temple - I mentioning this only because I am curious if my logic is wrong or if this is specific to the way the Media Temple front end is translating input from the edit form ...
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Why does this name server resolve incorrectly?

Why does this ENom name server resolve incorrectly? Earthlink is related to my ISP. $ nslookup yahoo.com dns1.name-services.com Server: dns1.name-services.com Address: 98.124.192.1 Name: yahoo....
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What tools should I use for DNS diagnostic?

I am trying to host a domain name (pressemag.com) on my dedicated server. I have put DNS the domain name provider gave me I put the .pressemag.com A 88.190.22.44 but nothing.. site is totally ...
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Why we have always two ips as DNS Entry [closed]

Why we have two IPs for dns entry like in Google DNS - 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 Or as in OpenDNS - 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220 Also in router settings, it shows always 2 ips for DNS. Any specific ...
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how to find if there is …in-addr.arpa delegated?

I have ip pool, but reverse dns does not works. It works if lookup on ns server. Does not works in internet. I requested registrator to delegate this pool to ns1.mydomain. I added net IN NS ns1....
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How do you change the IP address of a DNS server?

I currently host a DNS server to make it easier to manage our company's subdomains (we're web-devs). However we need to change the IP address of one of the DNS servers as the DNS service has been ...
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DNS Subdoamin Issue [closed]

we have an godaddy account for dns, and we registered our servers in godaddy dns admin console, right now we have an problem, our case is our registered server ip in godaddy dns can able to register ...
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How can I mitigate DNS Server outages?

Let's say I have a root domain of "mysite.com". That domain and its sub-domains have DNS served by an external service - let's call them Setwork Nolutions. If this external company is hit with a DDoS ...
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Why an anycast server is so far away / slow? How does BGP anycast work?

I've tried doing a couple of traceroute tests to the DNS servers of Rage4, which are anycasted from many parts of the world (supposedly, from 30 different locations). What I've experienced is that ...
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Single Shared Host, Single IP, Multiple Domains, Multiple Websites… (with and without SSL)

While my post may look similar to others, it concerns shared accounts at a web hosting provider all utilizing the same IP address (rather than different IP addresses). Here comes what I would like to ...
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Is there a way to tell all DNS servers to keep resolving the URL while the root DNS server is offline? [closed]

It already happened twice that the root DNS server of the webhoster (a well known company) where one of our domains is registered went down for hours (due to a DOS attack). Our website was unavailable ...
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Why does name resolution not work on the server itself?

I have got an Ubuntu Linux 12.04.1 server which as one service runs bind9 for name resolution for a xxx.local domain which forwards all other requests to the name servers of my Internet provider. ...
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Point dns to vps - How dns works [closed]

I'm moving from a sharedhosting to a VPS and I'm struggling with DNS'. My hosting company only provides me my VPS' IP, and my domain, say mydomain.com is registered a registrar called bookmyname.com. ...
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Superfluous name server listed at parent

The domain in question is lhlc.org.uk. The name resolves correctly but when using Pingdom DNS Check it says that errors were found: http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/?domain=lhlc.org.uk&timestamp=...
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DNS Nameserver Error

Sorry I am new to this DNS jargon so the following question might sound obvious. I have a VPS server and I am using third party dns server for managing DNS. My DNS provider had given me his own name ...
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Are these nameservers configured properly?

I'm caught in a technical war between two companies. One is a major email hosting organization. The second is a DNS provider called DNSMadeEasy. The problem: An email from an outside domain to a ...
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Windows DNS: dnscmd.exe with IDN zone names

I've automated some tasks for a client who is a web hoster. One of these is automatically creating DNS entries in Windows DNS server. Client has recently started to take IDN registrations (domain ...
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DNS: How to find out which software a remote DNS server is running

Situation I know the IP address of a DNS server running in the same network on a machine which I can't maintain. Question How can find out more about which software that DNS server uses? Thanks ...
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Domain names have gone down - site still up [closed]

I host a couple of websites on the same Ubuntu server, and as of today both domain names have gone down. PuTTY and FTP still both work so it is obviously a problem with the domain name. I haven't ...
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Best way to load balancing between AWS and Rackspace?

I have a SaaS product hosted on AWS and I would like to have the same infrastructure hosted on Rackspace (or any other host) to offer a high availability (eventually load balancing) for my users in ...
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Why I can not link my domain to a new nameservers? [closed]

I have a domain name for my online website and it works fine I change the hosting server for some reason and now everything is going bad. I can not link my domain to the nameservers for example my old ...
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Cloudflare, reverse DNS and php mail ending up in spam folder

I've been using Cloudflare to host my DNS, and PHPMailer to send e-mail through ZOHOs SMTP servers with great success, but have found that all my e-mails are hitting Gmail, Zoho and Hotmails spam ...
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conditionally resolving an incoming dns request

I want to conditionally resolve a DNS request based on incoming query. Let's say I have 4 domains - www.a.com , www.b.com , www.c.com and www.d.com. As of now they are point to s.com using CNAME. ...
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SRV DNS Record with Custom Ports. Am I misunderstanding what SRV is supposed to do?

I have read up on SRV records, and thinking I understand what they are meant for, I want to achieve the following: In short: Bind a hostname to another hostname, but changing the port. I.e. Take ...
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Run local dns-server that forwards dns querys to different dns nameservers

I would like to run my own local dns-server, that forwards only some dns-queries to special dns-servers and all others to the public google dns servers. The database of the local DNS-Server should ...
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BIND not pointing to right IPs

This is more of an experiment to learn and understand BIND/NAMED more but here is what I have. I set my computers DNS to my linux server's IP. I have BIND9 running with the following entry: $TTL ...
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How to diagnose DNS problems after switching to Route 53

My domain was purchased with Enom and up until a few days ago I was using their DNS. I made the switch to Amazon Route 53 and set up all my records there. Every time I've tweaked the records I've ...
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DNS wildcard: make all subdomains unresolvable

Here's the situation: before I bought the domain, all of its subdomains were resolving to some IP address (let's call it WRONG IP) after I bought it - nothing changed. I could add my own records, ...
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Moving a DNS server to a new IP address

i have a dns server on windows 2008 x64 and i want to change its ip address. If i keeping the DNS server name (typically "ns#.domain.com") and just moving it to a new IP address, what time it takes ...
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Using different DNS hosting providers for good redundancy?

Can I use three different free DNS hosting providers as namesevers for the same domain? I can't pay for DNS hosting and so after some research I've found three different free DNS providers. None of ...
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How can I host multiple websites from one port with IIS? [closed]

i install DNS Server on windows server 2008 r2 and install IIS on it. i want to know how can i configure my dns records to show sites to my users .it is an external dns server and i want to install ...
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using nameserver for redirection

I have bought a domain for cheap on crazydomains. The sad thing is they do not provide DNS settings without paying additional amount. They just give us a feature to set the nameserver details and some ...
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A record DNS for my domain not working

I have problems with my A DNS record. My parent domain is www.altermedia.ba. Last month we bought new hosting service at Arvixe, and registered our subdomain curiosity.altermedia.ba on their DNS ...
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BIND DNS Domain change issues for domain entry

On BIND, I have an entry for a domain that is pointing to an old server and IP. This machine doesn't exist any more. When I make the change to point to the new server, the nslookup is still showing ...
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DNS Level Load Balancing

Is it possible in this world to achieve DNS Level Load Balancing? For example, I have a Server A (111.222.333.444) and Server B (555.666.777.888), and there be some third party DNS hosting (like ...
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Setting up the domain hosting temporarily and returning back when available [closed]

I was working while DNS hosting of my provider was closed. Provider o3.ua. All IP's are pinging except for provider's DNS ip. By sheer luck my irssi client didn't loose connection, I switched to ##...
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Redirecting a particular email via dns?

Is there any way to setup an MX record or similar so that a particular email address on the domain forwards on to another, rather then doing it at the cpanel or app (outlook, gmail) end?