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Which domains list my server in their glue records?

My DNS server used to be the DNS server for a company's domain. However they moved elsewhere. Oddly enough, years later they were still listing my DNS server in their whois record (or, more ...
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My site is showing an error that I believe is generated by an unrelated website. Is this a DNS issue?

I recently transferred my domain to GoDaddy (garrypettet.com). Everything seemed to go smoothly. I have a server with DigitalOcean, managed by ServerPilot. The website was fine until a few moments ...
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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 ...
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Nameservers setup

I'm going to move to dedicated server from shared hosting. I setup nameservers on xname.org for my domain, added A record. Now I need to change nameservers to ns0.xname.org., ns1.xname.org. But ...
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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 ...
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Does my host have to control DNS?

Does my hosting company need to control DNS? Or, is it OK for DNS to stay with the registrar and just point to my IP? Are there advantages one way or the other?
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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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When registering a domain, is it possible to designate primary and secondary nameservers by FQDN and IP?

I would like to buy a domain from a registrar and use my own nameservers (assume that they are already hosted,configured and listening on some static IPs in 2 datacenters) for the domain, without ...
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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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How to correctly configure nameservers

I have set up custom / private nameservers but I am still receiving an "Unknown host" error $ ping ubookings.co.za ping: cannot resolve ubookings.co.za: Unknown host The whois query shows ...
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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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Which address should I give my registrar NS or SOA?

I'm hosting my apps in amazon ec2 server and using route 53 for hosted zone, I created a Hosted Zone for my domain. I'm wondering which addresses should I provide to my registrar, NS or SOA for ...
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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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DNS: how does the world find my nameservers?

I have a domain, mydomain.com.au. I make two nameservers for this domain, ns1.mydomain.com.au and ns2.mydomain.com.au, and load them full of NS records, A records, MX records and anything else I feel ...
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How do I protect domain registrations from “hit by bus” scenarios?

I have registered a few domains for a certain project. If I should vanish from the face of the earth, how can I ensure the other project members get control of the domain with the registrar? My ...
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What are the drawbacks of using a P.O. box as a contact address for WHOIS records?

I own a couple of domains where I currently have "WHOIS privacy", so my contact info is not revealed in the WHOIS database. I've learned that this arrangement has a significant pitfall, that is, it's ...
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How to register a domain when you have no phone number? [closed]

Registering a .com requires a phone number for the whois records, but what do you do if you have no phone number? (It's an academic question for me right now, but I did spend a significant amount of ...
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My domain name no longer works after being transferred. How can I troubleshoot? [closed]

I recently transferred my domain (sniphq.com) from MyDomain to DreamHost. Today, for some reason, I can't get to sniphq.com at all. When I log into DreamHost, there doesn't appear to be any way to do ...
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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. ...
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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.
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One domain name two sites on two servers

This may have been answered already but i couldn't find it. I am just a plain ole C# developer, my boss handed me this project said Get R Done so thats what i am trying to do. We have one domain ...
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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 ...
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How should I manage a domain that has certain nameservers but MX records pointing elsewhere?

I am with a small business redesigning other companies' websites. Often we will host their new website on our Linode account but they will have their email handled with some other provider. One ...
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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?
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How to register a URL with 3 part naming?

My objective is to have a URL like - m.af.ia. So, assuming I register a TLD web-site called m.af with Afghanistan (af) ... is there any way I can set up my server infrastructure so that the URL I ...
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Shouldn't the domain registrar run the nameservers?

My website is hosted by HostGator, but the domain registration is with GoDaddy. My understanding is that the domain registrar - in this case GoDaddy - hosts a service that converts the domain names ...
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What options are there for registering a domain for URL forwarding and nothing else? [closed]

I would like to register a domain so that I own it and it redirects to my website - nothing more fancy than that. So far in my research I haven't found any service that does only that. There have ...
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Update internal DNS server in my organization

We have our own internal DNS server inside our network on our domain. I just changed the nameservers of a bunch of our domain names through our registrar. Now on my home PC (off the network) the ...
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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 ...
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Cheap, reliable registrar for .NAME, .COM, .NET [closed]

I am moving away from GoDaddy and I am looking for a cheap, reliable registrat that also offers DNS management. I have .NAME, .COM and .NET domains. I tried: dnsimple.com and they work fine for ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Domain registrars supporting wildcard CNAME records [closed]

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.
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webhosting php script [closed]

I have purchased a cPanel/WHM web hosting reseller account and I want to set up a site for people to set up a hosting accounts. I also would like to have a domain name registration system on the site, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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What is wrong with my DNS entries?

I have some problems with a domain not working as expected. My registrar's controlpanel shows these records for mydomain.eu: www A 111.222.333.444 * A 111.222.333.444 I use the nameservers of my ...
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Choosing my first Domain Registrar? [closed]

This will be the first domain i've ever registered. So i'm at a loss what to look for. I definitely don't want to go with GoDaddy. Here are my requirements: Must have unlimited email forwards ...
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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 ...
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Can a domain registrar take down a domain?

I am in the middle of a DMCA request, as I have found someone who is using some of my copyrighted content. The host is based in China, and is not responding to any requests (I have sent faxes, ...
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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 ...
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What domain service to use with my VPS hosting?

I've bought a VPS hosting with slicehosting.com They do not provide domains registration. I was wondering what's the ideal domain service to use together with slicehost.com ? thanks
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given a URL, how do I find the domain registrar and the web host?

If I had a domain name, and wanted to find the registrar and the hosting company for that domain, how do I do that? Is there any central registry that keeps track of it? If yes, is there any API to ...
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Help finding a hosting service (offshore?) that doesn't automatically cave to DMCA demands

Some years ago I set up an April Fools hack that poked fun at a well-known web site. It was all aboveboard and well within what's considered legal (I checked with my lawyer). However, the well-known ...
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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 is the best way to register a domain name in China?

What is the best (cost and safety) to register a .cn domain name? We recently received 2 emails from companies (px-vps.org and one other) in China saying that another company was trying to ...
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Recovering a lost domain name

My customer lost a domain more or less one year ago. The domain was tais taken for some company and isn't used, and their is only "parked" with some dummy DNS. Looks that company that taken the ...
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What to do when a registrar goes out of business?

A friend of mine registered a domain name at a host called ServWeb, which now appears to be out of business (just a guess; as you can see there's no response from ServWeb's site.). ServWeb apparently ...