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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Amazon Route53: Extremely long ns lookup time

I had some failing API calls in a mobile client. In order to investigate, I followed Joseph Scott's advice and executed curl with a few debugging parameters: The results from the Amazon EC2 server: ...
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Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
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A Week after changing nameservers most users are still getting old site

I changed the nameservers for our client 7 days ago - their domain registrar is doteasy.com and I've spoken with them several times over the last few days. I understand that nameservers need to ...
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Wildcard in named.conf.local (Ubuntu/Bind)

I'have a ton of domains I want to park using the same template. I've made all neccesary changes to my nameserver. Currently, I have to add an entry to named.conf.local for each domain that I'm ...
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Website cannot be accessed with google DNS because of unsigned DNS

I get this error: Inconsistent security for stakeholdergame.com - DS found at parent, but no DNSKEY found at child. On http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/?domain=stakeholdergame.com People can't access ...
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Setting up WHM nameservers

I am new to server administration and I've just got a dedicated root server from Hetzner. First I set up in Hetzner's robot DNS entries Registered nameservers: ns1.raybear.com 88.198.32.57 ...
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Default page through Apache/Plesk when no virtualhost is setup

On our server we have apache and plesk setup - Default pages are set and created in the skel and default(htdocs and httpsdocs) directories. All the virtual hosts are setup directly through Plesk. ...
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Nameserver: Slave can't transfer zones from master [closed]

My slave can't transfer the zones from the master. My configuration: Master server: Ubuntu 12.04 with Plesk 11.5. Plesk uses Bind 9 as nameserver. Slave server: Ubuntu 12.04, Bind 9. To tell the ...
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Multiple servers for hosting [closed]

Would like to know is it possible to have sites hosted in a sever and have a separate nameservers in a different network. For example, Sites hosted in site5 and have nameservers one in site 5 network ...
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DNS zone and Nameserver misconfiguration

I can't open my site via domain name. I edited nameservers on my registrar account like this, ns1.mydomain.info x.x.x.197 and ns2.mydomain.info x.x.x.198. I set also on registrar custom nameservers as ...
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Redirecting nameservers [closed]

I am running small hosting business and I have 2 servers lets say first server's primary domain is www.myfirstserver.com and ip address is 111.111.111.111. So I created nameservers for this as ...
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BIND Slave Receiving Notify From Other Slave?

I have a master nameserver setup with a few slaves as well. Today I was changing one of the slaves to a new server when I came accross a weird error message. After updating the DNS records on the ...
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Centos BIND9 multiple NS with different IPS

I just acquired a Root Server and configured OpenVZ for multiple containers. Each container has a different IP. What I am trying to do is to centralize all DNS related stuff in the main server os ( ...
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How to create custom nameserver that points to another name server?

Example I use amazon Route 53 Amazon gives me DNS such as ns-111.awsdns-36.net ns-222.awsdns-13.org ns-333.awsdns-53.co.uk ns-444.awsdns-20.com But I want to create my own custom nameserver alias, ...
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Nameserver working for all TLDs except .org

I've recently set up a private name server (ns1.mediamechanic.net / ns2.mediamechanic.net), and it appears to be working for everything except our .org domains (see obapps.org). As far as I can tell, ...
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name server IP vs web server IP [closed]

I'm doing a course on an introduction to networks and I'm struggling to visualise certain aspects of the domain name system database. (if that is worded correctly?) For example, if you perform ...
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maraDNS NON-AUTH timeout

I've set up maraDNS to provide my own DNS records. I've pointed the domain nameservers at my registrar to ns1.domain.co.uk and ns2.domain.co.uk (using domain in place of actual domain name). I cannot ...
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Vanity name servers with .no domains

I created vanity name servers e.g. ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com that are just maskеа and are pointed to rackspace free dns service. In other words ns1.example.com points to ...
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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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Accessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers ? [closed]

I'm trying to run a web server on an Amazon ec2 instance . When I queried it through ELASTIC-IP for instance, it resolved perfectly, but whenever I tried to do an nslookup or tried to access it via a ...
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DNS resolution issue

I recently moved a website to a new server by changing its A record to the IP address of its new server. Within four hours, all the machines on our network were resolving properly, within 24 hours, ...
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Name Server does not change my web site IP address [duplicate]

I'm new about the config of the web server. I asked my hosting company to set the DNS to point to my VALID IP address, in the university. My server is ubuntu 12.04 (desktop). I installed apache2 and ...
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NameServer vs DNS A-record

I have a domain nomadapp.in which is registered at GoDaddy. For temp hosting i was using Dreamhost and had changed the NameServer in Godaddy to the ones of DreamHost. Now i want to do the Following ...
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Why use obscure nameservers? [closed]

I have noticed that most nameservers for "The Big Guys" use strange domains. Why don't they use their primary domain for nameservers like NSX.register.com or NSX.godaddy.com or NSX.dreamhost.com ? ...
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Do domain registrar affect the ping time of your domain? How to optimize? [closed]

The background story: recently I switched to use cloudflare as the name-server of my domain(which use namecheap as registrar). I noticed a increase in ping time. Then, I moved another domain(with ...
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DNS still not propagated after 6 days for at least one ISP

volumeone.org UPDATE It's been more than 10 days now, and DNS changes still haven't been propagated for some people using AT&T (but since 4 days ago, it's showing up for at least one AT&T ...
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Is it required to register a name server with GLUE records?

I have a few domains and want to resolve their DNS records with my own name server. Let's say I have a DNS server with 2 fixed IP addresses and a domain name mydnsservers.net. I'd like to have 2 name ...
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Cpanel nameserver error? Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers

I've got a new dedicated leaseweb server with WHM/Cpanel. There's only 1 IP. I've registered the main domain iworldcreation.com at whois.com. It has two private nameservers assigned: ...
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Custom nameserver not resolving [closed]

My client has a Wordpress.com owned domain name and from the looks of it, you can only change the nameserver on this instead of just pointing the A record. Currently my server (Centos VPS w/ ...
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domain not accessable without www prefix

I configured bind nameserver for my domain on a VPS with a zone file like this: $TTL 604800 @ IN SOA mydomain.com. root.mydomain.com. ( 5 ; Serial 604800 ...
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Bind9 on Debian : nslookup point on localhost not my ip server

i have just install bind9 on Debian. I think i haven't configured not everything because i still have a problem with the DNS and the propagation. I think the problem is say by nslookup : Server: ...
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Nameserver(?) fault but not an obvious one

I have set up my website on a vps, the website is working fine however I am having an unknown issue with nameservers(?). Basically, I can't crawl the site either with w3 robots or google robots. W3 ...
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dhcp dns not resolving queries

I having been working through a lot issues with a setup and I reached another where I may have been staring at it for too long to see the issue. The server is reachable from the outside world. ...
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Moving site to another server - inconsistent results between browsers on same computer

I've just moved a site from one server to another. Both servers are under the same Media Temple account - so the nameservers haven't changed, just the IP address. To help verify the move has taken ...
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Failover web hosting with multiple NS

Are there any drawbacks in having each nameserver entry in a domain name point to different failover server? In this setup, the same DNS server will also serve the content - so if it's down, the ...
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DNS: why do we need RR type NS with name and not directly IP?

let's assume I search the NS for the domain yeahman.com. I may get an answer TYPE NS that the server for this domain is ns55.yeahman.com. Then I need at the same time a TYPE A entry in the additional ...
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What is the difference between setting the DNS “A” record and changing nameservers

I'm transferring web hosting for one domain from provider A to provider B. Now what I want is only the web server is to be transferred excluding the email hosting. Which settings I'll do in order to ...
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What DNS record can redirect to a different domain?

I have a domain registered foo.co.il I have a temporary free web hosting - foo.3owl.com and I would like to define the DNS records so that when a user tries to access foo.co.il he will be forwarded ...
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Why would nameservers not be resolving even though they're listed correctly in the whois lookup?

I cannot connect to the Tullamore Toastmasters website. A DiG request for A records or NS records returns none. (Requests shown below.) However, a WHOIS lookup does list nameservers. And DiG requests ...
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DNS, multiple nameservers and geolocation?

Currently, when a DNS client makes a request for a DNS record (say, www.example.com., it needs to traverse the DNS tree. It asks the root servers for the location of com., which it then asks for the ...
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Spoofing NS records for pre-transfer DNS testing

I'm about to transfer a domain from one registrar and DNS provider to another, and I want to test the new DNS host before starting the transfer. The new host provides plain DNS service beforehand, so ...
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Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Single point of failure

Using VPS hosting and dynadot (domain registrar) DNS. Checked domain name with http://www.intodns.com and get some warnings Different subnets WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different ...
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VPS WHM/cPanel Addon Domains - Nameservers? DNS? [closed]

I have a CentOS 6 VPS with WHM/cPanel, I am trying to create addon domains with cPanel but I get this error: Using nameservers with the following IPs: 178.79.188.51,93.95.224.53,93.95.224.25 ...
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Name Servers changed over 48 hrs ago and site is still down

Ok, I just recently changed Name Servers for my site (Oct. 29th): http://dream-portal.net but there is an issue, the name servers were changed from godaddy, however, the DNS is being hosted ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: nslookup not automatically appending DNS suffixes

When I configure Ubuntu 13.10 server I ran into a problem: Usally (working on 12.10 machines) I add the following information in my /etc/resolv.conf file: nameserver 192.168.2.180 domain ...
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Can I use BIND to restrict certain zones to a limited set of IP addresses?

I would like to have certain zones hosted by my DNS servers to be accessible internet-wide while restricting certain zones only to specific IP addresses (local or internet). Is this possible? How do I ...
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Can domain “masking” be setup in BIND\cPanel

I am supporting a client, let's say he has the domain "acme.com". He registered with GoDaddy and set the name servers to point to his crappy hostgator shared account. He uses cPanel on the hostgator ...
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Amazon EC2 instance cannot resolve hostnames

My free tier EC2 instance (ubuntu 11.04, created last year) is expired. I just created a new one (ubuntu 12.04), but found that the new EC2 cannot resolve any hostname. By checking /etc/resolv.conf. ...
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proper DNS setup for Dedicated server

I have some problems with .hr domains (croatian domain) and I think I messed up DNS records. For example: jelisavacwlan.hr work ok, but centartepiha.hr sometimes get unaccessible (even ping doesn't ...
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How to get all website under authoritative nameserver with dig command or other solution?

What is the dig command to show all website under authoritative nameserver? Is it actually possible? If it's not, what is the other solution? Thanks in advance.