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2answers
28 views

What is the difference between search domains and nameservers? [closed]

I've usually seen two kinds of entries in /etc/resolv.conf on certain servers. The domain-name-servers entry specifies which DNS to use for resolving hostnames to IP addresses. Recently I saw an entry ...
4
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6answers
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Should I run my own DNS recursor or local cache daemon?

I am on AWC EC2, as my server is going to make a lot of query for third party domains, I am thinking the following options install nscd on all servers use the default ec2 name recursor install my ...
0
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1answer
460 views

resolv.conf search suffix limited to six domains and 256 characters

Is there a way to increase the resolv.conf search suffix limitation beyond six domains and 256 characters? This is an issue for an environment that has well over six domains to consider. I realize ...
0
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2answers
222 views

Can't use mail on my server. log says it can't find hostname

Basically the log of postfix says: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[***.***.***.***]: 450 4.7.1 Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname, [***.***.***.***]; from=<my@email.com> ...
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votes
1answer
143 views

What it means by Website or Server not found [closed]

I just set up two domain names hosted by 1and1 to point to my VPS. On my VPS, I created a virtual Apache server for each. I waited a day, and then checked to see if they worked. Unfortunately, ...
0
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2answers
215 views

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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votes
1answer
252 views

DNS Server not responding (Interworx) [closed]

I have a dedicated server with interworx installed, and in its control panel I have created a site account for the dedicated ip Address 173.234.60.106 under the domain name fluffyspikes.com. ...
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votes
2answers
56 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
votes
1answer
61 views

My Site is not working

I have a problem with my VPS setup. My main site is setup and now I have all the files placed in there but couldn't open the site. One thing I noticed awakrdly is when I do the host ...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Nameserver config: local or external IP

I'm setting up a BIND nameserver on my Linux server computer. Now if BIND asks me for a IP address for a A Record, should i enter my local ip (192.168.178.21) or my external ip (80.101.40.227)? All ...
0
votes
1answer
118 views

Can't change serials in my SOA without breaking my nameservers

So I was testing my DNS using http://www.intodns.com/mydomain.com And it gave me a warning about the serials of my two nameservers not matching. So I changed the serials to match and restarted bind ...
0
votes
2answers
684 views

Optimizing TTL values for DYNDNS service

I've finally gotten my own DYNDNS working but I am looking for some advice on optimizing it. Edit: Basiclly I got a Domain at a registrar that I point to my own nameservers where I keep my own ...
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votes
1answer
87 views

Mass changing IP addresses for DNS [closed]

I run CPanel and I need to change ALL the IPs for one of the nameservers. Can this be done via CPanel or am I going to need to run a bash script to change all my nameserver files manually and then ...
0
votes
2answers
113 views

Does changing web hosts (changing a domain's nameservers) affect the private nameservers / glue records created under that domain?

We currently have a virtual dedicated server with GoDaddy and have 4 domains under it. I ended up creating private nameservers under, say mydomain_a.com, and have ns1.mydomain_a.com and ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

DNS Problems (NIGHTMARES!) with BIND and Virtualmin

I have a webserver (Ubuntu 12.04 with LAMP) using Virtualmin / Webmin. Because I just moved from a Cpanel system, I am having a nightmare configuring the DNS! Using intoDNS.com, the failed reports ...
2
votes
2answers
13k views

Too many Bind query (cache) denied, DNS attack?

Once Bind crashed and I did: tail -f /var/log/messages I see a massive number of logs every second. Is this a DNS attack? or is there something wrong? Sometimes I see a domain in logs like this: ...
2
votes
2answers
158 views

UAE and the mysteries of unreachable websites

I write here because I'm really lost, please stay with me because it's not easy to explain. A company asked me to set-up a private server, now I'm a programmer so I got a solution with technical ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Configure a DNS server per nic interface (eth0 / eth1)?

How would you configure a DNS Name Server per NIC (eth0 vs eth1) interface on RHEL/Centos 6? E.g. eth0 is on subnet 10.0.0.1/24 eth1 is on subnet 192.168.0.1/24 Any requests sent over ...
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votes
1answer
392 views

BIND Name Servers aren't returning my site

I don't know much about BIND but I'm learning and my friend helped me setup my own name servers. He did this before and it worked for him so I think he forget a step and that explains why this isn't ...
1
vote
1answer
574 views

Nameservers on CPanel/WHM, with No IP?

I added two nameserver with the same IP on initial setup and now in Main >> DNS Functions >> Nameservers IPs I see my Nameservers with No IPs How Can I fix this? Thanks
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votes
2answers
100 views

how to figure out why sites on my server aren't loading

I seem to randomly receive "page cannot load, cannot connect to server" errors for sites on one of my servers. when this happens, it seems to only happen on certain IPs or IP ranges at a time. I say ...
0
votes
1answer
222 views

Ubuntu server 11.10 - create nameservers

i don't know much about this, so i will need you to give directions in order to better understand whole this thing. I have dedicated server, which i configured to use as web server. When i type in my ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

Create custom host file

I want to create a host file on a custom location (ex. /opt/app/hosts) with the same formatting as the /etc/hosts file. The reason for this is that I want to manually query a DNS server for a ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

A little confused on Creating Your own NameServer and DNS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a glue record? My registrar refused to provide DNS service anymore. It only allows me to add my own NameServers like: ns1.myexample.com, ns2.myexample.com I ...
1
vote
2answers
282 views

Nameservers are unresponsive, can't start named

I've tried restarting them # /sbin/service named restart Stopping named: [ OK ] Starting named: [FAILED] And I've tried this to fix it # yum install dbus Which completed successfully. But I ...
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votes
1answer
82 views

How do I check what my domain name's current nameservers are? [closed]

I switched nameservers last night, but I don't know if it has fully made the switch yet. I want to ping my domain name and see what nameservers it is set as...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Can Internal DNS receive records from external Name Servers? (Bind9)

I have two external name servers and two internal name servers (ubuntu, BIND9). If I add an address record to the external name servers (ie tape.company.com) my internal name servers will not resolve ...
1
vote
2answers
131 views

Domain Failing Checks at JustPing, Downforeveryoneorjustme, Pingdom, etc

My website www.animedokidoki.com seems to be failing a bunch of online check sites, such as http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/animedokidoki.com ...
0
votes
1answer
516 views

How do I set up a single web server/nameserver to offer multiple domains to the same IP?

I'm trying to set up an apache and DNS (bind) server on CentOS 5.6 I want to have 2 domains, test.kom, and d.dg.kom, pointing to a single IP, 172.25.2.1, which is the IP of the server. D.dg.kom ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

After changing the child name servers some domains have been changed and some are not?

I had a hosting reseller account with some company to host my web development clients on it. After some time, I have outgrown the reseller account and I have got a VPS and wanted to move all my ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Number of nameserver entries in resolve.conf

How many nameserver entries can I give in /etc/resolv.conf ? I have given our ISP's 2 nameserver entries as first and second. But since they have issues sometimes, I would like to add Google public ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Issue with user area on nameserver

We have a problem where we cannot access one of our user areas created on an internal server. We have found that it is an issue with the interrogation of the nameserver as the nameserver itself is ...
0
votes
2answers
388 views

Child name servers with same ip or different ips?

I am changing server and I have been using my own nameservers for all my domains, these nameservers have the same ip on both ns1. and ns2. (i only had the main server ip when i set it up), now I have ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Setting up a server / What should be the hostname?

I'm purchasing a server from a hosting provider and the order form is asking for the following pieces of information: Hostname eg. server1(.yourdomain.com) NS1 Prefix eg. ns1(.yourdomain.com) ...
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2answers
725 views

Is there a way to check for Nameservers using Linux?

If a domain name has not been registered, but the nameservers have been setup, is there a way I can check using the commandline on linux if the nameservers exist without having the domain name ...