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1answer
32 views

www and no www duplicate versions of the site? [closed]

So I am having an issue where on my webserver if you go to wwww.mydomain.com it works and displays the website, but if you go to mydomain.com it doesn't change or redirect you to www.mydomain.com, so ...
1
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1answer
170 views

Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
-6
votes
2answers
87 views

Why top level domain name is compulsory? [closed]

Why is it necessary to have the .com or .org at the end of domain name? what if I want a domain like http://tkomble which is better than http://tkomble.com or http://tkomble.org since tkomble is my ...
-2
votes
2answers
45 views

How to offer domain mapping to a web app [closed]

I have a web app where users setup their profiles. I would like to offer them the ability to use their own domains - like wordpress and other blog engines offer. I'm wondering how these services ...
-1
votes
2answers
60 views

Is there a tool to get the IP of a domain?

I have changed the A record of my domain, but now I don't know how to test if I can see the change. Is there a tool that I can use to determine the IP given a domain name, that I can use? I don't ...
1
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2answers
290 views

making all subdomains use same document root with nginx

I have in the *.conf file for my domain the following: server { listen 80; server_name domain.tld; access_log /var/log/nginx/domain.tld.accesslog; root /var/www/domain.tld; index ...
1
vote
1answer
143 views

Difference between DHCP options 'Domain-Name' and 'Domain-Search'

What is the difference between the two? I had thought that domain-name would put the client on the specified domain (ie. If the domain-name was set to "foo.bar" the clients FQDN would be ...
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votes
2answers
65 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
71 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
2answers
473 views

Pointing Domain Name to IP With Subdirectory

Specifically I am using Apache 2 and redirecting port 80 to a Tomcat installation. Within tomcat I can setup multiple applications and they are referenced as so: http://11.111.111.1/Test1 ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Setting up a DNS Server on a domain

I have a 2nd-level domain we'd like to use for mapping to our internal services on a linux server of ours. The domain is registered via 1&1, and I'd like to have the domain set up such that ...
-1
votes
1answer
60 views

How important is customer support for just domain registration? [closed]

I'm looking at two companies to register a domain in, it's either going to be GoDaddy or 1and1. I checked out some of the reviews and saw that 1&1 offers free private domain registration while ...
1
vote
2answers
490 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
251 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
176 views

Two domain names one Sendmail account

I have pointed domain1.com and domain2.com to the same server on the same IP. Now email directed to me@domain2.com gets rejected: X.X.X.X does not like recipient. Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Hostname vs domain name when using dynamic DNS?

I've setup a dynamic DNS service with DynDNS, let's call it: foobar.dyndns.net When I setup a Linux server, what should be my hostname and domain name?? For instance, if I setup Slackware Linux, ...
1
vote
5answers
2k 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
30 views

Expiring URL status questions

I'm waiting for a domain name to expire, and the whois lists the expiration date as 11/2/2011 and the lock status as clientDeleteProhibited. Is this a normal part of domain expiration? And when can I ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

POP3 get domain name for autorization

I have pop3 server and 2 domain names. In pop3 session how nca i know what the user's domain connected? We have: C: user name S: OK+ C: pass password S: OK+ We have only user name. Where can i ...
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 ...
0
votes
3answers
72 views

Domain name in server other than the website

I'm not very popular with hosting, but I have a special situation: I live in Tunisia, I can buy a domain name with .tn extention, but the problem is that: The domain could not be pointed to a ...
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
3answers
280 views

Hiding godaddy domain info from whois e.g. domain tools

Does the protection that they offer work, in that the user's details are hidden? Would appreciate if you could post an example of a protected domain name. Thank you.
0
votes
1answer
40 views

What's the name of redirecting mysite.com/page to sd.othersite.com + hide sd.othersite.com red

I remember reading this was possible but don't remember the details anymore. When a user visits mysite.com/page I want him to see the content that's showing on some other website's subdomain ...
4
votes
7answers
473 views

Search through list of registered domain names (.com)

I need to "search" for domain names that might be infringing on my companies' trademarks. Is there any site/services which allow "searching" through the registered lists of domain names (right now for ...
2
votes
3answers
114 views

Using the same service for hosting AND domain name registration?

We're having a site setup at a very good hosting provider, but I'm thinking if its a good idea to transfer the domain name to them as well. On the pros side, it should be faster + less hassle from ...
0
votes
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: ...
0
votes
4answers
139 views

Change of Domain result in Lost Emails?

Recently we've had quite a few requests where clients are changing their domain names and want to keep the same email addresses and have the new domain be the main site. The old domain will then ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Cheaper way to transfer two domain names to Go Daddy

I, like anyone else, am a cheapskate. The thought of paying $20–$25 per domain to the previous owner plus a $7.49 transfer fee on each to Go Daddy makes me cringe a little, because it would be only ...
2
votes
4answers
465 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 ...
0
votes
3answers
95 views

Serving multiple domains from a third party website

I am wondering how sites like Google sites and shopify allow customers to create a website and then link it to their own domain?. Google sites allow a user to create their own website, at a user ...
3
votes
2answers
210 views

What do I join when I name my domain with .local

If I name my Active Directory domain "foo.local", what domain do I tell the (Windows) computer to join to? Do I put in "foo.local" or just "foo"?
1
vote
2answers
175 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
235 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 ...
0
votes
5answers
296 views

Question about domain name registration

I received the following email from a certain xxx@world-isp.cn YYY is a company name ZZZ is OUR company name Dear Manager, We are a professional intellectual property rights consultant ...
3
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
4
votes
9answers
9k views

Is private domain registration worth the extra cost? [closed]

I'm renewing my domains. I've always purchased private registration but I'm having second thoughts. Is it really doing anything? I'd hate to not renew it and then have hundreds of 'scammer emails ...
1
vote
3answers
63 views

Help with restoring expired domain as quick as possible

My domain name expired today (owing to missing credit card info, etc) and it is really important as the company has about 50 users who cannot access emails, website unreachable, etc. I have requested ...
2
votes
2answers
348 views

Automate creation of subdomain(xyz.serverfault.com)

What’s the best way to automate creation of subdomains (like Basecamp)? My requirement is somewhat similar to Basecamp where users request for a subdomain from a page and I create it for them from ...
0
votes
3answers
78 views

Transferring domains when registered owner's email address is incorrect

Years ago I registered some domains using a now expired university email address. The other contact details for the registered owner (postal address and phone number) are still correct. In order to ...