DNS hosting service is the service than runs DNS servers.

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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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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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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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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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Why should I “outsource DNS”

Why would someone want to outsource DNS? I heard about this in the stackoverflow podcast and got a bit curious to know why?
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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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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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Suggested managed DNS provider? [closed]

We own/manage a few domains (nothing too large or too trafficked). Currently our DNS servers are hosted onsite. For ease of management and lower-latency DNS requests we are interested in moving our ...
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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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DNS Problems with .pt configuration

I have a hosting service with aplus.net, however I had a need to register a .pt domain, but aplus doesnt have this service, so I contacted a .pt registar, called hostingbug.net, to do this. So now ...
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Whats a good DNS service with an API [closed]

Does anyone know a good DNS hosting service that has an API and gives you a reasonable amount of domains / zones for the price? I'm setting up a hosting service & want to script the creation of ...
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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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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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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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Enter A DNS name for site hosted

I have setup a website on a Mac server 10.5.8, i would like to be accessible over the internet, I need to enter a DNS entry for the website on the Mac server. How do I do this? I would like to create ...
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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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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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How to change from own Internal/Extrernal DNS to use an outsourced service like DNS Made Easy?

Our current setup is a co-located linux box with an openvz kernel with a handful virtual containers for www, mail etc. and one container run Bind9 with a split views configuration serving External and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Simple Anycast Howto?

some DNS providers give me anycast, like: http://web.easydns.com/DNS_hosting.php Now what do i do to get it working? 1. Buy "DNS Hosting package" from them 2. Have some servers with the same IP ...
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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 ...
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Need help movig DNS providers (ZoneEdit to DynDNS)

I have a domain name and I use GoDaddy as my registar. My DNS provider is ZoneEdit. I'm staying with GoDaddy as my registrar, for now, but I want to switch DNS providers to DnynDNS. I already ...
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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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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 ...