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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?
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DNS on OSX Lion

I run a OSX Server (10.6) that runs a DNS server supporting several domains (A records, MX). All went smooth until two days ago, when I stopped receiving emails. I didn't change anything to the ...
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Queries regarding DNS Server

I want to configure DNS server in 172.16.81.6. After the complete installation and configuration of DNS server, I want all my users to browse the internet by giving DNS IP 172.16.81.6 in their ...
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removing the 'www' in bind9 dns

I want to create a record in my zone file which, by default goes to my webserver when I type in "mydomain.com" as opposed to "www.mydomain.com" <-- working. can someone give me some pointers, I ...
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DNSSEC - How many DS records are ordinary?

I thought that I need two DS records to deposit at my domain registrar. But one big dns provider just gave me one DS record. Verisign DNSSEC debugger says, everything is correct. But I am confused, ...
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Possible DNS hack or Unknown reason causing some users to redirect to a porn website?

I have website, which is a very popular website, but from last two weeks several customers complain to me that my site was hacked and redirected to a porn website, but whenever i check the website i ...
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How do I know when my Route53 record sets become effective?

So I have added my domain to Route53 and updated the name servers of the domains to that of Route53. I have added the record sets (A, MX and TXT) that I need. How do I know when these DNS ...
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Circumvent ID10T domain parking after MyDomain software migration?

I have been a happy customer of MyDomain.com, which handles domain stuff for http://JonathansCorner.com, which is my personal site handled correctly and http://JonathanHayward.com, which is CNAMEd to ...
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Cname record to dns server

I have a nameserver of my hoster called ns1.hoster.com. I would like users of my (hosted) application to use my branded nameserver called ns1.mybrand.com. ns1.mybrand.com points to ns1.hoster.com ...
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Hosted application, DNS server setup?

Currently I'm allowing users to have an hosted application. Currently they have to point A-records to our servers (sometimes this is to hard or get's messy). I've seen other players using 2 dns ...
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What is the easist way to configure Microsoft DNS to not answer ISC.org ANY requests? [closed]

My server (Microsoft Server 2008 R2 x64) receives about an average of 20-30 ICS.org any requests (using forged source address) per second. Recursion is disabled and the answer only contains a list of ...
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What TLDs should I use for my NS records for redundancy? (DNSSEC support required)

Question As a general practice, is it a good idea to use multiple TLDs for the name servers? How should I choose between which TLD would be a good candidate for being the root server for my NS ...
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How do I avoid Lame DNS or other issues when switching between 3rd party DNS servers?

I have 800 DNS zones at many different providers, and am trying to centralize them to either UltraDNS or Dynect. Is is possible for me to configure each NS to nameserverX.MyCompany.com and avoid ...
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DNS setup problems with Windows Azure VPS

What is the proper to setup the A record (or CNAME) for a Windows Azure VPS? I can't connect to my website after setting up IIS and believe I don't have the correct DNS setup. I created a small VPS ...
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what's wrong with my Ubuntu 11.10 bind9 configuration?

I've followed several tutorials on installing your own nameservers and I'm pretty much at my wit's end, because I cannot get them to resolve. Note, the actual domain and ip address has been changed ...
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What are some ways to increase the performance of a Bind caching nameserver?

I have a BIND nameserver on my network sitting on a machine with a lot of RAM. How can I increase performance? Any way to increase the TTL for which resolutions are stored in memory? Any way to "pre ...
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Missing nameservers reported by parent

The following error came while i checked my dns configurations.But i havent mentioned this name servers in the doamin nameserver FAIL: The following nameservers are listed at your nameservers as ...
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Hosting your own DDNS [closed]

I need to setup DDNS Server in our premises. Please guide me how I can go ahead like any pre-requisites for this. About DDNS: As you might be aware that Many broadband access do not have fixed IP ...
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Pointing a domain at my OSX Lion web server

I recently inherited a new Mac Pro, and I'm attempting to turn it into a full web server so I can hopefully stop paying someone else to host my sites for me. I've had limited experience messing around ...
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How I know which ns is firstly connected to my domain in multiple dns setup

My domain xyz.com is configured with 5 different ns in domain registrar control pannel. such as ns1.no-ip1.com ns2.no-ip2.com ns0.xyz.com ns3.no-ip3.com ns4.no-ip4.com All ns are binded with same ...
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Dynamic DNS for professional servers

This might sound like a unusual subject but recently I had major issues with changing DNS servers for our web apps and certain nameservers not releasing our domain names quick enough. So I've been ...
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Not able to resolve subdomain externally ( windows server 2008 r2)

I have set up my own dns server. I have configured it and it works from outside. Then after I created some sub-domain with (subdomain.mydomain.com which is 'A Record') and try to access it from ...
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configuring bind for self hosting dns

I have been reading about bind for a few days now, but one thing I am still unsure of is, how do I make my DNS settings available to the world?
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Can I find out whether my DNS provider honor my TTL settting?

Is there any way to determine if my DNS provider actually use the TTL setting I provide?
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How to manage DNS for hundreds of domains?

I'm hosting a service that provides custom domains to our customers. They are given an IP address (obtained from our hosting company) and then point an A record for subdomain.companyname.com to our ...
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dns domain not pointing correctly

i have purchased a domain concretex.com from name.com. The domain is actually hosted on my server with ip 108.174.53.215. Also the DNS(Bind) is hosted on this ip. now i want to manage this domain's ...
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Temporary DNS server

What DNS software is good for temporary usage while doing server maintenance? Since there is not a secondary server available, I would like a solution that can just run on a desktop/laptop just to ...
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Mail on other server

Here is the current DNS setup: mx.example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.73 example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.93 www.example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.93 mail.example.com 3600 A ...