A domain registrar provides the service of allowing one to register domain names.

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Adding a new domain to my VPS not working (CentOS/Apache) [closed]

What I'm trying to do is to add a new domain to my VPS. So I added a new domain to my httpd.conf and updated the corresponding nameservers on my registrar. I used this code in httpd.conf file: ...
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When is it cost effective to become a DNS registrar? [closed]

My company owns a thousand DNS names (possibly more). I'm curious if it makes sense to become a registrar, and what costs would be involved in becoming one? Are there any benefits that would make ...
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How do registrars register authoritative name servers with root name servers?

I understand that domain name registrars, for each domain they manage, register the authoritative name servers for that domain with its top-level root name server. My question is: how do they do ...
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using DNSSEC lookaside because registrar cannot inject DS records

I love my registrar (whom I will not name); but they are currently only able to sign and post my KSK DS records for .com and .net and those are only sign'able by email to "support@mumble.registrar" ...
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Does DNSSec NSEC3 require support from the Registrar, DNS Server or both?

I'm interested in getting NSEC3 support for my domain getvalid.com, so that I can prevent name traversal. DYN doesn't seem to support NSEC3, and it's clear that BIND and the DNS server require the ...
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What criteria should I use when choosing a registrar?

I'm re-evaluating my choice of domain registrar, and need name registration services for 200+ .com, .net, and .org TLDs. There are a few .biz and newer TLDs. In general, when evaluating a registrar ...
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Why isn't my EPP code from NameCheap.com working?

I'm trying to transfer a DNS domain from third-party to our company's account. The third-party used NameCheap.com, also known as enom.com. Namecheap gave the third-party an authorization code (an ...
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Where does dig additional section nameserver information come from? [duplicate]

I have a client whose website has intermittent issues, which I believe are due to DNS lookup. When this happens and they do a ping, the host cannot be resolved. Therefore, I ran: dig ...
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Forward requests from registrar to black hole / captive portal DNS?

I have a number of domains that that I would like to set to change the nameserver for to rewrite.mydomain.org. The goal is to have any domain names with this nameserver be routed to a specific Apache ...
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What does a domain registrar do? [closed]

What does a domain registrar actually do? As in, do they facilitate you registering your domain name with the registry? Do they host your domain? I downloaded a couple of top-level-domain zones, ...
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Name servers not resolved leading to DNS lookup failure

So it's difficult to give a short title to this but I'll go over a brief back story... So I have the domain repo-itechy21.tk and have hosting with 000webhost. (ew) it's been a good 30 hours and my ...
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Switching to different domain registrar and different host without any website or email downtime

What I currently have: Domain registered at register - oldregister.com Website hosted at different host - oldhosting.com Email hosted at different email provider - oldemailhosting.com What I want: ...
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Bypass domain transfer time

Is there any way out to bypass the domain transfer wait time ie up to 5 days I have a domain that was due for renewal and on the last day I made a request to transfer that domain. Its been around 60 ...
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Is there any reason NOT to have a web host also handle domain registry?

Apologies in advance if this is not the appropriate board for my question. I've encountered several clients with multiple domain names who, for whatever reasons, have their domain registrations ...
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Transfer Domain between register's do host records stay?

I don't think I explained the question clearly enough. I have domains that I registered with goadaddy and my dns is hosted elsewhere. I have 2 different hosts which house my dns records. One of my ...
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What happpens to my SSL certificate if I transfer domain regsistrars?

I am in the process of transferring my domain from Gandi to GoDaddy (don't ask) and I also have a Gandi wildcard SSL certificate. Will the SSL certificate continue to work once the domain has been ...
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How can you set up private nameservers when using AWS Route53 and EC2

In the old days of setting up reseller accounts with shared hosting services like HostGator, it was simple to set up "Private Nameservers" by (after having pointed the DNS entries to the hosting ...
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Did my registrar screw up or is this how name server propagation works?

So my company has a number of domains with a large registrar that shall go unnamed. We are making some changes to our DNS infrastructure and the first of those is we are moving our secondary DNS from ...
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Exist a way to make gTLD servers update its NS records for a given domain? [closed]

I changed the DNS servers for a given domain and still days after that change gTLD continue replying a set of NS records that include the old NS entries. dig @g.gtld-servers.net. example.com ns ...
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How does a registrar update the gtld name servers?

Is there a standardized protocol how a registrar updates the NS information for a domain? For example, if, through my registrar's interface, I set the name servers for "example.com" to ...
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Testing DNS “health” — whether domains are pointing to the correct IPs

I'm planning on switching from one registrar to another. Fortunately I've been able to pre-enter the zone information so that when the transfer takes place, everything should behave the same. ...
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Registar asks for a domain instead of IP address for the nameservers of my domain [closed]

Let's say I have a DNS server at home with IP 123.123.123.123. How can I tell my registrar to use this server as the nameserver for my domain? I can't just provide it with an IP address.
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Who has traffic data in the Registrar-DNS-Host chain

When you register a domain, typically the registrar will set it up on their default DNS servers and point it to their default web server to serve their default parked page. Obviously the web server ...
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Transfer DNS with nameserver pointed to Office 365

We currently have Network Solutions as our domain registrar. We are looking to transfer the domain to 1and1. We use Office365 to handle our email and other hosted services, so the only change we ...
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Best Practice - DNS SOA

i have 2 DNS-Server and setup a Domain with SOA-Record. Now i checked at denic and got 2 Warnings: Warning 112 Minimum TTL out of range (expected, found) Range[180,86400] 172800 Warning ...
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When updating DNS entries should I also update them at the domain registrar?

I am wondering specifically about MX entries. I use whois.com for my registrar and there is a DNS manager there I can add entries to. I have a VPS and can modify a DNS zone there as well. Which should ...
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My website is down - who's liable? Host or Registrar? [closed]

I've a website which is often (actually most of the times) is down. I am using one company as a registar and another as a host (changing NS). Before I start talking to them on this issue, I want to ...
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Can a hacker potentially take down 90% of the top ten websites hacking into Markmonitor? [closed]

90% of the top 10 websites, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Youtube, etc register their Domain Names with a domain registrar called MarkMonitor. If Markmonitor were hacked, the hacker could reset the name ...
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DNS setup on Centos 6 VPS

I have a domain registered through namecheap.com, and I have 2 nameservers for my domain (ns1, ns2.domain.com). Both nameservers are being pointed to my VPS IP address. I can access my VPS fine ...
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Get registrar name, expiration date and print for which domain it is

I have a bunch of domains (77) at different registrars like netsol, goDaddy, etc. I want to get the expiration date, registrant and registrar for each of them. Since everyone has their own WHOIS ...
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can I add a subdomain through my web host if the domain is hosted through another registrar [closed]

I have a domain that is registered through a registrar to whom I don't have access. I want to create a subdomain through the hosting environment, to which I do have access. Is this possible?
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What is sponsoring registrar?

I am looking at whois record for a domain to know who is the registrar of the domain. But the whois record has following line for registrar. Sponsoring Registrar:Network Solutions, LLC (R63-LROR) ...
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How can I handle a .org domain on my own nameserver without paying for unwanted services?

I have a dot org domain that I use to run a website. Until now, I had an account onto a hosting+domain provider. Recently I thought to run the website on my own webserver and to handle the domain on ...
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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 ...
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switching dns server providers

I'm trying to wrap my head around something that I thought I kinda understood, but clearly there's some piece missing. We're currently using Zerigo as our primary dns, with slave dns running on ...
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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 ...
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DNS down in Anonymous attack

As I'm writing this our company website and the web-service we developed are down in the big GoDaddy outage resulting from an Anonymous attack (or so says Twitter). We used GoDaddy as our registrar ...
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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 ...
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Who is carrierzone and what do they have to do with email through a custom domain? [closed]

I've got a friend who has his email set up with a custom domain, registered through Earthlink. He wants to change domain registrars. Earthlink simply hosts the domain and MX records which point to ...
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Changing nameserver entry - who is responsible [closed]

I have a DNS entry which should be changed. In detail, the nameserver are in the company itself. Now this should be changed because the nameserver should not be used anymore. If I make a WHOIS request ...
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DNS and Web servers on a single machine (same IP)

I have a server with DNS and IIS7.5 installed. I also own a domain xyz.com (fictitious name, of course). How do I setup DNS to resolve to machine's IP for this domain provided DNS is installed on the ...
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Checking and Verifying AUTH code after cancellation of purchase [closed]

Is there any online site to verify domain AUTH code once it retrieved. I've cancelled a purchase and waited for 60 days. Now while trying to transfer to new registrar it says wrong auth code. Since I ...
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Domain registrar, DNS hosting, Web hosting A little confusion [closed]

I've .com domain and a php webhosting. I can easily manage to setup nameserver in registrar and hosting and connected my domain to my host. But I cant understand what the dns hosting part do. I've ...
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How to point domain name to EC2 from registrar

I have searched for that question, i find several answer but I haven't found appropriate for me. I have created Elastic IP, and when I enter into control panel of my registrar it asks names servers, ...
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Registrar and Host are Different - Should I move DNS?

Registrar and Host are different companies. Obviously A, MX, CNAME, TXT, SRV should be changed. However, should I move Domain Name Servers to the Host or keep them with the Registrar? Thanks.
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How to point to my own DNS (IPv6)?

Well, I would like to point to my own DNS, as long as my domain registrar (123-reg.co.uk) does not have support for AAAA records. But if I request to point to my own DNS, they ask me for two NS, ...
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domain name restriction

I noticed that looking at registrars some top-level-domains had different rules it seems. Like on some domains I can get a 3 letter second-level-domain but others say minimum 4 letters. Is there ...
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How to Transfer a “Premium” Domain to another Registrar

Short Version: How do I transfer a .tv domain from one registrar (enom.tv) to another (godaddy.com) when the current registrar considers this a "Premium" domain and won't generate a transfer ...
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How much were DNS domain names from 1994 - 1998? How were domains acquired prior to e-commerce?

First off, my co-worker says that DNS domain names were about $100 back then, not $20. Can someone tell me what the DNS name purchase process in that time was like, how much the domain cost, and any ...
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Moving a domain name - with Google Apps - to another registrar

I'm intending to move my primary domain registration from its current location (my web host) to a separate registrar. Not because there's a problem with the current setup, but rather to have my ...