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Point 1 domain to 2 different DNS [on hold]

Is it possible for a domain name to point to 2 (or more) different name-server? For example, here I have a domain name testdomain.net, and I want to point it to ns65.domaincontrol.com (GoDaddy ...
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1answer
47 views

Multiple IP's per domain name and route to fastest available server?

I'm not very familiar with NameServers. Where can I find information or how can I set up multiple servers with different IP's to use the same domain name, such that the client connects to the ...
0
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2answers
55 views

Accessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers ? [closed]

I'm trying to run a web server on an Amazon ec2 instance . When I queried it through ELASTIC-IP for instance, it resolved perfectly, but whenever I tried to do an nslookup or tried to access it via a ...
0
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1answer
118 views

DNS and Private Nameservers

We switched from shared hosting to a VPS at HostGator. They told us we needed to go into the domain registrar (Moniker) and setup "private nameservers" as ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com. We did ...
0
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1answer
666 views

In DNS check, what “different subnets” and “number of MX records” warnings mean?

In DNS check tools like intodns and dnsstuff, what are the following warnings means and how to avoid: Different subnets : WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Number of MX ...
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2answers
57 views

Move name servers from current hosting to dedicated server [closed]

I have a hosting and registered domain with them. I want to move to dedicated server (Ubuntu, no cpanel). In hoster panel I have ability to change nameservers IPs. Here is the response from hosting ...
0
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2answers
567 views

Pointing a domain name to a VPS

I just got a VPS. All the host gave me was an IP address to have the domain point to. Lets say my domain is mydomain.com So what I did was I removed the nameserver (not the NS records, but the ...
0
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3answers
225 views

How to test new nameserver before to make it live [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Testing nameserver configuration using it I'm thinking to leave my hosting provider NS's for Route53 (amazon distributed nameserver) for several reasons (and since I ...
0
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1answer
70 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
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2answers
112 views

Root DNS Servers

I understand the root DNS servers (A to M). What I don't exactly get it is the difference between, let's say the "F Root DNS" and the "A Root DNS". Why is there 49 total "F" DNS's and only "A" DNS's? ...
2
votes
1answer
183 views

Where does the NS lookup chain stop?

When does the NS lookup chain stop? For example, if I go to A.com and the NS for A.com is ns.B.com. Then the client (browser) needs to find out the IP for B.com, NS for B.com is ns.C.com. Then the ...
0
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2answers
192 views

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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1answer
766 views

Invalid Hostname - DNS change [closed]

I ping my site on pingdom.com over here (http://tools.pingdom.com/ping/) and got result invalid host name. then i check my DNS HEALTH and got result as follow Delegation Everything is fine ...
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2answers
334 views

Point Domain Name To Own IP

I have just bought a new domain name through Crazy Domains, but not DNS routing. At the moment the name servers are pointing to Crazy Domain, but I would like web traffic to go to my own IP address. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to set up Name Servers on my VPS?

I am a complete newbie to server administration and I bought myself a cheap unmanaged VPS to learn to do something on my own and not be so tied to other people. So far things have been going on ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Nameserver not working, no A record found

I'm having trouble setting up a nameserver for my domain, we recently changed the nameserver of my domain because of an application that said our nameservers were not working fine. But now my domain ...
1
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1answer
79 views

Is using a name server on a different host a good practice?

So, let me explain. Assuming i have to set up a website, and i've got a brand new dedicated server. Now, i could use a shared hosting server (which is in the same network as my dedicated one) as DNS ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

A working domain without NS record. Possible?

Is it possible to have a working A record (a working website) without having a NS record? mylinux:~# dig example.com NS ; <<>> DiG 9.3.4-P1.2 <<>> example.com NS ;; global ...
0
votes
2answers
62 views

Configuring email - when i send out email they all come from ACCOUNT@www.mydomain.com instead of ACCOUNT@domain.com. Is this an alias problem?

Configuring email - when i send out email they all come from ACCOUNT@www.mydomain.com instead of ACCOUNT@domain.com. Is this an alias problem? Do i need to configure my dns or mail server in a ...
2
votes
2answers
831 views

NameServer SOA records misconfigured

This is my config of NS. hostingdk.com. SOA zone1.hostingdk.com admin.hostingdk.com 2010051905; 43100; 7200; 2419100; 86400; hostingdk.com. NS zone1.hostingdk.com. hostingdk.com. NS ...
8
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6answers
11k views

When is a secondary nameserver hit?

Take this scenario: domain: foobar.com ns1: 2.2.2.2 ns2: 3.3.3.3 My question: Is ns2 hit just in the event that ns1 is down? Or, is ns2 hit any time that ns1 returns a miss/doesn't resolve ...
0
votes
4answers
242 views

few basic questions on webhosting (namservers & dns records)

I bought a domain name on name.com & I want to use free webhosting on 110mb.com By default name.com integrates services of Google apps. Name server entries are ns1.name.com ns2.name.com ...
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votes
2answers
568 views

Can i setup my second ip adress as secondary nameserver

I have a server with 2 ip adresses. If i type the first one into my browser i end up with my website. 62.212.66.33 If i type my second ip adress in the bar i end up somewhere else. 62.212.66.56 Can ...
0
votes
2answers
202 views

Confusion about Domain Management

I've done a Whois and see that the domain I need to work with is registered to Tucows. A company called GSI is actually hosting it. My client, who owns the domain but knows basically nothing about ...
1
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1answer
249 views

I'm trying to setup custom nameservers but this does not make sense - At all

I have a VPS running WebHost Manager and my boss wants to run custom nameservers so the sites we then setup use 'ns1.ourbusiness.com' rather than something like 'ns1.xname.org'. Here's the steps I ...
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vote
4answers
1k views

Nameserver changes don't seem to be propagating

So I just changed webservers and I went to change my nameservers for the affected domains. I duplicated all of the DNS records on the new server, so that the transition would be easier, and then ...
4
votes
3answers
436 views

Question about non-authoritive DNS

I am trying to understand DNS and I have the following question: Are the terms secondary nameserver, non-authoritive nameserver and caching-only nameserver the same or are there differences? As I ...