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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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SERVFAIL on ANY query

We have a CNAME entry that points to an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer instance. For some reason, my mobile app can resolve this entry on wifi, but not 3G -- I imagine it's talking to a different name ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Software for failover across multiple external hosts

I have multiple webservers with the same content, hosted across different providers. However, I can't seem to find a nice, simple failover solution. Load-balancing software (Pound, HAProxy, etc.) are ...
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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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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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How to register a domain name in Italy? [closed]

Is there a DNS registry/hosting service as convenient as Dreamhost or Network Solutions for .it domains?
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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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parked domain in static ip

we have a server with static ip . we need to park domain in this server .I hear we must install dns server| how to configure this. what windows server 2003 solution ? what ubuntu server solution ? ...
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Using MarkMonitor.com for DNS Management Services

Have you ever used MarkMonitor for DNS management? I've just started dealing with them recently for a customer who uses them as an aggregator to purchase their domain names and it seems to me that ...
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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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I need a server or service that reroutes DNS requests

We have two external servers, Dev and Prod. We are a software house and in the code we have a subdomain metrics.company.com that points to Prod. Development is continuous and our internal and ...
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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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Configuring two DNS zones with named.conf

I am trying to configure DNS to run two domain names. I am able to do one domain but am not sure how to configure a second domain. So for example: test.com and test1.com on same machine. How do i ...
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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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What do I get for a paid DNS?

I have recently consolidated all my domains with godaddy. I am using their free dns manager to handle the dns for them. I know there are dns providers like dyndns and easydns. What exactly do they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Implement DNS filtering

I was wondering what would be the best way to implement DNS filterting. The scenario is this: we need to setup two custom DNS servers to use on our company's computers so that we can filter DNS ...
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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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How to resolve proper mail server address from webhost with external DNS?

I'll try to be as clear and concise as possible, but it's a little confusing for me. My company is currently hosting a website on a dedicated server. Normally we would maintain the DNS records, but ...
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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 ...