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2answers
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Self Domain Registration

This is a question that I have been asking myself for a while. Unfortunately I have not been able to find any results on Google, or any other search engine for that matter. My research into this ...
-3
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2answers
59 views

icann and new gTLD domains [closed]

Does anyone knows when will be these new domains extensions available? I would like to register now a TLD , but when it will be available for my web site? Is here any approximative date? Also is ...
1
vote
2answers
130 views

Can an organisation take over a domain?

Basically I am working with a church who has a new pastor. The churches website hosting is paid by the church bank account and the domain name is up for renewal. The company are telling us that the ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

DOMAIN registration [closed]

I was planning to register a site domain like "site.io.us", but the problem is that famous registrant doesn't allows more then 1 "." char in their search inputs. So how or where can i check or ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

Does purchasing a registered domain name extend the expiration date?

I recently purchased an existing domain name through the site name.com and after I made the payment, I realized that the domain expired about 10 days earlier. Is it legal/good practice to sell already ...
0
votes
3answers
226 views

Domain name transferred now website down. Nameservers not changed

Hi guys and Merry Christmas. Got an email from a client late on Christmas Eve (joy) saying their website was down. We are looking to create a new site for them and take their hosting in the process. ...
0
votes
2answers
373 views

Where to find an up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers for various tlds?

I'm looking for a reliable and up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers to use in a whois script. It'd be super if it has the string returned by each server when the domain is available.
0
votes
3answers
55 views

I am transferring a namserver domain what do I need to update?

Perhaps I am totally over thinking this but I have a domain name and name servers that are working just fine. I want to transfer the one domain name that I have for my server which is also the name ...
10
votes
3answers
756 views

How do you register a domain without a TLD?

So I found this website that is visitable and does not have a TLD? Anyone got any idea how to do this?
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Are there any other tools like whois which can be used to obtain domain certificates using command line?

I needed to collect certain information from domain certificate, i was looking into "whois" but it gives a "TLD has no whois server" in certain cases. Also does the information provided in the ...
1
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5answers
1k views

Same domain names internal and external issue

UPDATE 1: Basically, from a computer outside the network, I can access the website by typing into the browser address bar, either of the following, which is how it should be: ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

what is the nameserver for my domain name if the domain name points to my self-hosting server?

I bought an domain name, mydomain.com. I have a public static IP, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. My IIS server runnning on the static IP and I can access it via the IP (not the domain name). In the domain name ...
1
vote
1answer
208 views

Domain registrars supporting wildcard CNAME records

Please list some credible domain registrars supporting wildcard domains. Now I am with GoDaddy, and want to move to another one with the feature I need. Thanks.
6
votes
1answer
203 views

Domain Not Resolving to Forwarded IP

I've recently registered a domain name with GoDaddy.com and forwarded it to my web server's IP address. Now when I enter the domain name in my browser, my site appears as expected. The strange part ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Does transferring a domain transfers DNS records?

Does transferring a domain name automatically transfer all DNS records? I'm transferring to GoDaddy. I'm particularly concerned with the MX records and others which one creates for Google Apps Email ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views

Domain renewal, yearly or multiple years? [closed]

I'm renewing a domain. What are the pros and cons of renewing yearly vs. renewing for multiple years (like price trends, etc.)? If multiple is a good option in your opinion then how many years should ...
5
votes
3answers
530 views

Dns - wildcard vs. cname subdomains

Alright I have to admit I'm confused with how DNS works. I've always just added things until they worked, and now it's time to learn how they work. So one confusing thing to me is that there's sort ...
1
vote
4answers
241 views

Will international domain names permit “e=mc2.com” as a domain name?

I'm trying to understand the limitations of International Domain names... can someone explain what I can and can't do? Can I register a neat domain name like e=mc2.com? Are any of these symbols ...
0
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2answers
120 views

Updating nameservers

I'm trying to update nameservers to point to myhost.net but for some reason there's a domain pointer with my website name at anotherhost.com Domain Servers ns2.myhost.net ns1.myhost.net Points to: ...
2
votes
4answers
422 views

How would I go about getting a domain like lu.re?

(*couldn't decide if this belongs in stackoverflow or here, but landed here. so if this Q belongs elsewhere I'll remove it) How do I go about getting a domain like lu.re? I work for a non-profit and ...
1
vote
2answers
173 views

Why can't I register a domain name that a registrar owns?

I am interested in purchasing a .ca domain name. It was taken, and when I did a WHOIS it showed me that GoDaddy (a registrar) has control of it, however when I go to GoDaddy to purchase it, I have no ...
0
votes
1answer
225 views

Domain name backwards, still good? [closed]

I'm wondering if I buy a domain name the uses keywords backwards is almost as efficient as the "right way". For example, if I want the domain: "www.bluesocks.com", but that was occupied. Then I find ...
2
votes
3answers
80 views

Odd Domain Registration Setup

This is a continuation of a question that I already posted, but this is distinct enough to warrant a new question I believe. I've got a client who knows very little about how their domains are ...
1
vote
1answer
602 views

programatically check if a domain is availible?

Using this solution http://serverfault.com/questions/98940/bot-check-if-a-domain-name-is-availible/98956#98956 I wrote a quick script (pasted below) in C# to check if the domain MIGHT be available. A ...
5
votes
7answers
187 views

Tools for finding domain names [closed]

I've built out a pet project of mine, and am now looking for a good domain name for it. Arbitrarily doing whois lookups on ideas that pop into my head seems inefficient. What tools do you use when ...