DNS hosting service is the service than runs DNS servers.

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Usage stats on DNS server

I would like to find a way to log requests to a DNS server, for website statistics. It would be great if the server uses MySQL as backend server, too. I guess this is possible, given the number of ...
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Domain name to web hosting (DNS set up)

Now this is really basic. I've read about how DNS works. There are also some questions at ServerFault that talk about complex DNS configurations and stuff but my problem is that I don't get the basic ...
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Good Shared Hosting or VPS to Host DE Domain

One of my client has a .de domain. I have VPS from Linode and I am pretty happy with them. Domain is registered with godaddy. DE domains Name servers have some restrictions. I first try to move name ...
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How do I setup Bind9 on ubuntu as a nameserver?

I would like to setup my own dns servers ns1.myhostingdomain.com and ns2.myhostingdomain.com I have two seperate servers to use, one as primary and the other as a slave. My goal is to set it up for a ...
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Why does Serverfault use Dynect Platform? And should I too?

Lots of domains use Dynect Platform (Zendesk.com, Stackoverflow.com, Serverfault.com, ...). Could you, please, explain to me what Dynect Platform (and similiar applications) does? And when to use ...
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How to delegate some DNS responsibilities to another nameserver?

I am a DNS newbie (although an experienced developer), so I hope someone can help me understand what I need to do. A number of years ago, I set up a website for a non-profit organization. I'd like to ...
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Can you have multiple DNS registrars?

Hey Guys, Can you have multiple domain registrars? for example, register.com and dnsmadeeasy.com both hosting your A and Cname records simultaneously??
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Set up DNS to find closest IP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Geo-DNS providers? I have one domain that may be accessed by people from all over the world. I would like to set up servers throughout the world and have people connect ...
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Public Windows Server 2008 DNS Server

As the title states I am looking for information regarding building a public DNS server. I have a Windows Server 2008R2 box, the beast has internet access and the relevant DNS ports open. The plan is ...
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How Can I Map IIS on My PC with Static IP to my Domain Name?

Now I have got an internet connection with Static Ip. I want to know How can I map my website to my Static IP(Received from ISP). I know this is not a good Idea for Security and Performance issues, ...
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Changing Domain Name DNS to Redirect web traffic to one server, and leave mail to original server

Ok, quite the idiot with DNS.. apart from the basics. I have a domain name hosted with a domain registrar. It seems to have full DNS control (i.e. ability to view/edit A Records, Mail etc..) We ...
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Only receiving one document at a time from new web server

We're trying to move our internal ticketing system from a Microsoft Small Business Server in the server closet to a Rackspace Cloud Server. The install is Fedora 11 LAMP, and should be default out of ...
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amazon ec2 assign domain name

1.amazonaws doesnt provide dns service? 2.i can only assign static ip through ec2 so the only way to assign domain name is to use third party dns service? which do you all recommend? i need one that ...
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DNS Records (Nettica.com)

If someone uses Nettica.com (to manage DNS records), is there any chance, how to find out hosting provider? Example http://who.is/dns/evernote.com/ evernote.com NS 1 day dns5.nettica.com ...
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Cheapest service to host a DNS server?

Apologies for sounding dumb. I'm still trying to figure my way around. I specifically need to setup a public DNS server and would like to know which would be the cheapest datacenter with the minimum ...
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Creating new TLDs (top level domains)?

This is gonna sound too weird 'cause my basics arent set right... I did read the wikipedia entries, but would appreciate if someone could help my understanind abit... What really prevents me from ...
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Migrating Name Servers - How can I get the old records?

We're a couple of weeks away from launching a new website for a client, to replace an existing website on the same URL. As part of the work, they're moving their name servers to our hosting provider ...
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Automatic website outage notice

There was a outage in July 2009 of Authorize.Net's websites because of a local fire. If you went to their website during that time there was a notice or redirection to view status updates on their ...
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Can an NS Record Point To Multiple A Records?

Quick question. Can an NS record point to multiple A records? For example, lets say I have a zone subdomain.example.com and an NS record for it pointing to nsmatrix.example.com. Could I then have ...
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Is it possible to host a server with DSL and a dynamic ip address?

I have a dynamic ip address with my DSL provider. My domains are at GoDaddy.com and I use their total dns service. So I guess this would be the equivalent of "ZoneEdit.com" Is it possible to host the ...
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Domain name - multiple host - multiple server?

I currently own a domain name mydomain.com at goDaddy and I have a web server (at thePlanet) mydomain.com which serve a website from www.mydomain.com and mydomain.com with Apache. I now have a new ...
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How do we create fail-over DNS for web services?

I am trying to setup a completely failsafe DNS system. Our web application serving infrastructure is sound with multiple failover servers but DNS is a weak-point for us. We currently tell our domain ...
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Are there names for typical DNS designs (and, if so, what are the most common)?

I'm not as proficient at configuring DNS as I would like. What are some common DNS design schemes? EDIT: Gah, it's hard to explain what i mean! I'm interested in learning how to classify/configure ...
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What service do you use to manage DNS?

What service do you use to manage your DNS? I don't really want to use the DNS manager that is provided with website hosting company. Is there any reliable and fast DNS manager service? I found a ...
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DNS Question: Run own server, use registrar's, or 3rd party company?

I was wondering... whats the best place to host DNS at? For quick propagation, security, and etc? I always hosted DNS on my own server.... which gave me a lot of control.... but hosting DNS on the ...
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Active Directory design for hosted services provision

I operate a small-time hosted services[1] company as a means of paying off my student loans. I own a few Windows rackmount servers located in a datacentre. Provisioning is done by some tools I wrote ...
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Estimating DNS bandwidth: Average size of a DNS request?

I'm trying to estimate the amount of traffic 20,000,000 DNS requests a month will generate in terms of bandwidth. I'll include my calculations below but they all hinge on my estimation of the amount ...
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DNS Failure - domain control panel only accepts url as dns

I've got serious problem with configuring the dns on my domain and I'm stuck with it! I recently purchased a dedicted server for a domain i have that is rafsanjani.ir and i want to host it on my ...
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Where should I host dedicated nameservers?

Because I need to make constant additions or updates to my zone records, I decided I'll host my own nameservers. What server specs would you recommend for a dedicated nameserver? I can't imagine ...
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FreeDNS Subdomain Hijack

Recently, I found out that someone add subdomain without my company permission. My primary domain using freedns.affraid.org service as its domain tools. I've already set that status : Invisible so ...
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Suitable specification for cPanel DNS only server

I manage a cluster of cPanel shared hosting servers and am considering utilising cPanel DNS only to run two (or more) dedicated DNS servers separate from the hosting servers. I'm hoping this will give ...
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Wildcard DNS and subdomains

Let'say that i've got the domain mydomain.com. I want that when any visitor goes to www.mydomain.com xyz.mydomain.com abc.mydomain.com asd.mydomain.com qwe.mydomain.com etc... the visitor will ...
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Pruning domains which we are not an authority for

I have a DNS server (Win 2003) which handles a few hundred domains. If one of our clients changes their domain to use DNS servers which are not ours, we still have all of the records. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to use a dyndns subdomain in third party host providers?

I'm sharing a dreamhost account with a friend: each one of us share this space and he already has 2 registered domains. I have none. I mainly use it to host some other friends systems. I'm planning ...