A name server is a computer server that hosts a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service.

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How Does A Domain Name Know Which Account Is Yours In A Nameserver [on hold]

I have registered for a domain name at Netfirms and have signed up for a web host at iPage. From my understanding, I would provide Netfirms with the Nameserver from my web host. The Nameserver is ...
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Windows 2012 R2 - DNS resolving to internal IP

I'm currently working on my infrastructure and since now it was good. I have a Windows 2012 R2 server on AWS, with a Elastic (Public) IP. I have 3 domain: domain1.com -> point to a CPanel ...
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Why does bind allow TTL to be set record by records if different TTLs are not allowed within the same record set

Why does bind allow TTL to be set record by records if different TTLs are not allowed within the same record set? If i set the zone ttl using: $TTL 39600 And then set a record TTL using: @ ...
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DNS/nameserver overlay/reverse proxy

We use a 3rd party application to organize our projects. This application provides their own nameserver, the domain itself (say fooapp.com) is ours. Now we'd like to add additional subdomains to ...
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Does SOA record need to be updated to alter nameservers

My domain registrar has a top level SOA record for my domain which is unchangeable and two NS records pointing to the default nameservers for the registrar. If I want to update my nameservers do I ...
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BIND - increase in outgoing NS queries after upgrade to CentOS 6.7?

After upgrading BIND to 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.2 in a few caching nameservers I've noticed it's doing lots of outgoing NS queries, without changes to incoming traffic volume or patterns. ...
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Host name server on Amazon Route 53

I am planning to move my primary domain from Godaddy to Amazon Route 53. Within godaddy I am currently host two name servers "ns1.mydomain.com & ns2.mydomain.com" both NS point to the IP of my ...
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Backup server for Subdomain

I have a subdomain and two different server. I want to create a backup server for this subdomain so when first server can't reached or not respond, second server automatically answer requests. main ...
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Hosting your own DNS, can I use cnames for nameservers? [duplicate]

Instead of using my domain registrars name servers, I want to manage my own. So my thought was to create: dns-01 -> a.b.c.d dns-02 -> a.b.c.d Then create cnames: ns1 -> dns-01 ns2 -> ...
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nameserver not falling back

I'm trying to use several nameserver, each one is able to resolve some hosts the other does not. Here is my resolv.conf : options timeout:1 # This one is used to resolve hostnames for servers ...
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fedora dhcpd name server configuration

I'm having a hard time configuring a more modern release of a Fedora DHCP service to replace an older one and the problem is that clients aren't getting the appropriate DNS server information. I had ...
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configuring resolver to show my site as provider [closed]

Hey i want to show my website as a hosting provider. When we search for a domain it says who is hosting that domain . so i want to setup my domain as a provider. when users search for websites that ...
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BIND dns high performance caching

I'm running bind on a small server used for resolving lots of domains, my main goal is fast resolving of domains and low memory usage. I want to use something like local zone with the nameservers of ...
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nameservers & dns records: how subdomains and emails redirect during server downtime

I'm trying to get my head around how this aspect of my server works and am uncertain I'm understanding it correctly. I'm looking for either confirmation my assumptions below are correct or correction ...
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Reverse IP Lookups

When I resolve google.com I get the following ip addresses Name: google.com Addresses: 2607:f8b0:4006:80b::1006 173.194.123.6 173.194.123.0 173.194.123.8 e.t.c However ...
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Missing nameservers reported by parent and your nameservers

I've been going at this for a few days now and neither previous hosting company nor current one seem to be able to help me sort this out. I am migrating an opencart-based online shop between two ...
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Name Server History? [duplicate]

I have a domain ( financialcharting dot com ) which is registered with 123-reg.co.uk. I have it pointed to a godaddy hosting account. It was working happily for a few years until last week, when the ...
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Host command returns two different IP addresses when run sequentially

Here's an interesting problem: ~ $ host gitlab.myorg.com gitlab.myorg.com is an alias for aln7git01.myorg.com. aln7git01.myorg.com has address 172.30.9.197 ~ $ host gitlab.myorg.com gitlab.myorg.com ...
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how to check name servers are pointing to my server IP

I have an application in node.js on a VPS(Cent OS 6.6) and I have set the port to 80. the problem I'm having is that the zone I have created in my DNS server doesn't work. I have created the name ...
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Switching DNS is breaking https redirects

We (my company) recently switch our name servers from GoDaddy to Amazon. Our sites remain hosted on GoDaddy. Before switching name servers, everything worked fine. We have a site, ...
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Mapping main domain and subdomain to different nameservers [duplicate]

I have mapped my main domain to a different hosting using NS record. but I want to map a subdomain on the same hosting. What DNS setting do I need to configure? Example: abc.com is mapped to ...
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WARNING: One or more of your nameservers did not return any of your NS records

New to this website hosting and NS records so kindly be easy on me. Kindly help me to resolve this this error. spoke to my Hosting provider as well and they keep saying that I need to change the NS ...
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DNAME Functionality Using CNAME

I have a simple name server with namecheap, however the company I host Teamspeak with redirects to have an IP with Teamspeak's default port. So the IP they give me actually looks like this instead, ...
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DNS root record hardcoded then why it has ttl?

I host a recursive name server locally so I don't need my service provider or another public DNS server for name resolution. Although the root name server IP-addresses are hardcoded in the config file ...
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Basic VPS and DNS / Nameserver questions

I have this situation: my own domain example.com registered at companyA.com a cPanel/WHM hosting at companyB.com, where I have the website for example.com. a new VPS, provided by companyC.com At ...
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Injecting DNS records for a domain on your DNS server for local domain clients

I have a Microsoft DNS server setup and running for my local domain (mydomain.local). I have set up a public domain since then (mydomain.com) and want all my local clients to have different A hosts ...
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New install of authorative BIND9 logging requests but not responding

I have setup a new CentOS7 server, updated and installed bind + bind-utils to be used as an authoritative public facing NS. It seems to be ignoring external DNS queries. Configured logging, opened ...
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bind9 ubuntu set up correctly, quit working

While I'm talking about Chef a bit here, I'm fairly confident the problem has nothing to do with Chef) We manage all of our Linux (Ubuntu) servers, which are running our web infrastructure, with Chef, ...
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What is the real-world impact of glue records on DNS resolution time?

It is common to provide 'glue' records along with NS records, to spare DNS resolvers the bother of looking up the IP address of the DNS server itself. However, it is not even desirable to provide ...
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SERVER_NAME vs HTTP_HOST (Nginx + PHP)

I have a catchall server configuration that gets all sub-domains and point them to the same PHP script. There are thousands of sub-domains and they are created dynamically. The PHP script uses the ...
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DNS errors after changing nameservers for Cloudflare

I don't know if this is the right place for my question, but I have a problem with my DNS/nameservers after changing the nameservers. I'm not sure if it is a problem at my side or at my webhost. I ...
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Binding two server with one IP each to nameservers?

I have one VPS (example1.com ON 1.1.1.1) and one dedicated server (example2.com ON 1.1.1.2). I need to use my custom nameservers. Currently I am using ns1.example1.com and ns2.example1.com both ...
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Master DNS server doesn't serve the clients [closed]

Until yesterday I had a dedicated server with 2 IPs and Plesk. The NS, NS2 is running on same server, I'm using Plesk to add the domain records. Everything I worked great. Yesterday I had to buy an ...
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rndc fails to add zone, bind99 freebsd

I solved all rndc key errors and appear to perform most functions but when testing the addzone feature I am getting this error while trying to use rndc to add a fresh new zone -> rndc addzone ...
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Multiple Computers Running IIS with a Singular Public IP how to handle incoming communications?

At our company, we have three separate servers that house IIS currently. Each of these three servers have the same public IP address and essentially reside on the same network under different subnets. ...
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How to find out about the nameserver configuration on a VPS

I recently inherited the management of a dedicated server with a number of VPSs installed on it, each of them hosting a number of websites and domains We require e-mail for one of the domains ...
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Nameserver as CNAME [duplicate]

We have a ton of client sites pointing to ns1.hostingcompany.com. I'd like to create whitelabel nameservers so we can easily move sites/servers as needed. For example, I'd like to try Cloudflare ...
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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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Namservers for GoDaddy Add-On Domains

I have a domain registered with a country tld mydomain.co.zw . I added it as an addon domain with GoDaddy and asked their support which nameservers my domain registrar should use. They gave me the ...
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there is a way to host 1 website in 2 Dedicated Server? [closed]

I want to host my website exemple.com in 2 dedicated servers i m hosting the website now in one server , connected to the domain using the nameservers Now i need to add the second server , how to ...
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Name Server change & propagation works partially : Success for US and fail for India

Our domain is hosted with Enom. DNS records are managed under Enom's reseller for India called Pugmarks. We want to switch DNS record management service from Enom/Reseller over to AWS Route53, ...
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unable to remove nameserver from resolv.conf (originally an postfix/policyd-weight error message)

I'm using postfix on my Debian (wheezy) server and have it configured to use policyd-weight as follows in the main.cf file: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = reject_non_fqdn_recipient, ...
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dig command on linux returning differing results

Running the command dig against a particular domain, returns the previous name server details. For example; domain.com. 41068 IN NS ns1.nameserver1.com. Now if i run the command dig ...
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What is the minimal possible bind configuration that works?

I have been trying to make bind work on Fedora 21, and haven't succeeded doing it. I read a few tutorials which basically instructed me to create a zone for my domain and an inverse mapper, then ...
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How does a client get the zone file?

I understand the role of a NS record, but what I don't understand is how a client (e.g. my computer) get the NS record in the first place? Please help me fill in the gap: I want abc.com I ask ??? ...
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Why is my dns server being queried for domains that I don't host?

I installed dnstop to monitor my nameserver running bind9 and was surprised to see it being queried for other domains that I don't host. I am just wondering if this is normal behaviour, or have I ...
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SRV Records, how to [closed]

Okay, I have been looking all around for an answer yet I couldn't find anything explaining SRV records in depth or at least not being a simple to do tutorial. I am aware, that my question is basic, ...
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Creating two set of child name server for two diff servers with same domain name

I have two servers, both having different ips. I am using my custom name server ns1.domain.com -> server 1 ip ns2.domain.com -> server 1 ip Now i had purchased a new vps having ip 43.XX.XX.XX, ...
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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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Domain not responding to A record

I had domain set to amazon EC2 instance. Yesterday decided to switch to the DO dedicated server, changed A record of domain to the DO server ip address. It's started to work pretty fast(less than 10 ...