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Is it possible to transfer an IP address from one host to another?

I have a client that created over 600+ websites whose DNS records point to an actual IP address and not name servers. They are looking to move from their current host and do not want to lose their IP ...
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Weird Ad site has appeared on my domain while name server is being transferred. Is this normal?

This morning, I tried switching the name servers to one of my godaddy domain names over to hostgator name servers. I was told it can take up to 48 hours for this switch to be made. I just checked ...
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Locally resolve a name in a DSN lookup (Host not found: 3(NXDOMAIN))

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 Server virtual machine in which I would like to resolve a symbolic name to an IP address locally (i.e., the machine itself should provide the mapping). The mapping is the ...
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What's the point of changing the hostname on my server?

I know that changing my DNS records to point to my IP address is how I get my server accessible, so that a request for myDomain.com points to my IP address. With that said, why does a machine need to ...
2
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2answers
109 views

linux: shorter 'host' command output

I'm using dns to manage my virtual hosts. In order to do so I query my nameserver with the host command for for certain values is need. For example: > host -t txt mycl1.vz mycl1.vz.myserver.de ...
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postfix doesn't work after iptables set up

here's my problem: # iptables -P INPUT DROP # host -t mx gmail.com ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached # iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT # host -t mx gmail.com gmail.com mail is handled by ...
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1answer
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Testing website in new server before switching DNS not working

I have hosted several websites in an old server, now I want to move them to new server. Before switching DNS I want to test whether everything works fine in new server. For this, I copied all the ...
2
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3answers
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when use . after myhost.mydomain in config files?

I noticed sometimes '.' can be seen at the end of myhost.mydomain so it is myhost.mydomain. ^^^ statement. Where should I use this '.' at the end? Currently in etc/hosts I ...
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What's the difference between `dig` and `host` when querying a specific name-server?

I was using this command to verify if I'd set things up correctly with a DNS provider: host hostname.example.com ns1.example-nameserver.com As far as I can tell, this asks ...
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1answer
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route client by specific query?

myweb.com has external ip. I have a debian server running BIND9, it contain some clients, I created the zone myweb.com and I created A record to localhost.it's ok, but I would know if I can point ...
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How to set multiple subdomains in the host file (DNS)?

I have a lot of subdomains in the main domain xxx.zzz So, for this domain, I can have aaa.xxx.zzz bbb.xxx.zzz ccc.xxx.zzz ddd.xxx.zzz eee.xxx.zzz ....ETC.... Istead of adding each subdomain in ...
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1answer
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Where can I learn about managing domain names for my websites? [closed]

I am a developer who doesn't understand how to effectively manage Internet domain names. Say I registered a name with namecheap and host a website on linode. Now what is an a-record? What is a name ...
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Why can host and nslookup resolve a name but dig cannot?

Can anyone tell me why this is happening? I can resolve a hostname using host and/or nslookup but forward lookups do not work with dig; reverse lookups do: musashixxx@box:~$ host someserver ...
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Configure proper DNS records for separate web host and e-mail server

I'm inheriting a mess and I need your help to straighten it out. The two primary objectives are to alter the DNS records for 'Example.com' so that the "internally hosted" email server (Domain ...
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1answer
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spike in dns queries

I have an app hosted on Heroku and I use Zerigo DNS. In Zerigo's statistics page I see that over the course of a month the DNS queries are on average 1500/day. Then, all of a sudden over the last week ...
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DNS, Domain name settings for ASP Host

I have an account at an ASP hosting company and the URI is: me.example-host-company.com I'd like to my own domain name so I create a CNAME record for a subdomain which has its destination set to the ...
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1answer
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host dns lookup curiosity

Can anyone help me understand this :-- %)-- host brahma.mksh.net Host brahma.mksh.net not found: 3(NXDOMAIN) now when I run dig with trace.. I get the A record for brahma.mksh.net that I've ...
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2answers
170 views

IIS host header non 80 port [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use DNS to redirect domain to specific port on my server I have deployed our company intranet website to IIS 7 server added the following binding info IP ...
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1answer
479 views

Subdomain on another host (another IP, another provider)

Let's say my main domain is domain.net and i'm using it on a Media Temple (gs) server. I have my blog on the subdomain blog.domain.net Now I want to host my blog on my new VPS from Linode. So, I ...
2
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1answer
123 views

What is the terminology and technology used to assign multiple IP addresses to a single host name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Point Multiple IP Addresses to a Single Host Name I want a host name such as "www.dacracot.org", to point to multiple IP addresses, "1.2.3.4" and "1.2.3.5". Is this set ...
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Separate DNS provider,registrar, and dedicated server / host?

I've been a corporate internal programmer for most of my career and the world of hosting, DNS, etc. is very new to me. I appreciate your patience. I'm now working for a much smaller ecommerce ...
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1answer
1k views

Correct Setup for Network Solutions (2 hosts - 1 for email, 1 for website)

First let me say I am a self taught web builder and I am at a very basic level just trying to get my small art business website up and running by myself. I enjoy the graphic design piece the most but ...
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2answers
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“host” command returning NXDOMAIN on a domain with nameservers

I'm trying to check a domain's availability using the "host" command and looking for NXDOMAIN response. I've come across an odd domain though: host -W 1 antiquejewelry.net This returns NXDOMAIN, ...