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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 ...
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Which DNS management service for high availabliity? local or third part service? [closed]

I need a higly available DNS service for my site, to provide redundency, that in case on dns server is down, the other can take over automatically. Is there any such service that exists or i have to ...
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General DNS issue

I've registered domain: denisit.net In the registrar's setting I pointed that name servers are ns0.xname.org ns1.xname.org At xname.org, I created A record for the domen: denisit.net. IN A ...
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DNS : What do they mean by 10 million queries

I am managing my dns using DNS Made Easy. They offer 10 million queries a month. Does this mean everytime a user comes to my site or an email(using gmail for business configured through DNSME) is ...
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Gathering all records before changing DNS hosts

My organization owns a domain name through Network Solutions. Network Solutions does not host the DNS for us (another company hosts the DNS through RackSpace). I would like to take ownership of the ...
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Dynect API permissions needed to delete a CNAME

I'm trying to create a Dynect managed dns user with the minimum set of permissions necessary to add and delete CNAMEs via the REST API. So far I can create CNAMEs but not delete them. I have ...
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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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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. ...