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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Getting error in sendmail nameserver not found

I added this code to sendmail.mc file: dnl # Uncomment and edit the following line if your outgoing mail needs to dnl # be sent out through an external mail server: dnl # ...
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Do ns1 & ns2 nameservers need a PTR record? [duplicate]

I wonder whether my 2 nameservers need a PTR record. As you may know the PTR record or reverse DNS is important for mail server hostname as it improves chances for your outgoing emails to be accepted ...
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DNS - how does it resolve the name servers itself? [duplicate]

Domain name: abc.com Name Server: ns1.abc.com and ns2.abc.com I am running a DNS server and hosting the zone (abc.com) on-premise. When a client wants to resolve *.abc.com, it will query ns1.abc.com ...
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How to verify that a BIND slave name server is actually synchronizing properly with master (and fix it afterwards)?

I've set up two name servers, a master and a slave according to this link. The setup is functioning evidenced by the fact that sites featured on the master server gets served as expected. Recently ...
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Setting different NS records as authoritative on authoritative DNS

I have DNS servers for a domain set to one set of authoritative DNS servers on the registrar. However, those DNS servers zone file for the domain have a different set of NS records for it. Some DNS ...
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Domain is reporting incorrect Name Server information

I am running a VPS that is hosting five different domains. Everything has been fine until I wanted to use our inactive domain to setup Google for Business Apps. I am unable to verify the domain ...
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Can Route 53 nameservers be added to GoDaddy?

Recently, I had a requirement of adding Route 53 nameservers to GoDaddy. I replaced the 2 default GoDaddy nameservers with the 4 Route 53 ones. This made a lot of functionalities of my site go down. I ...
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Domain will not propagate (Over 96+ Hours)

I'm stumped. I have dozens of domains, but this is my first "ngo" domain. On tuesday (march 15th, 2016), I set the same servers for my domain "sai.ngo" to ns-1273.awsdns-31.org ...
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What is the 'play' host?

I tested the following on a Ubuntu machine. The command ping play results in PING play (127.0.53.53) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 127.0.53.53: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.029 ms 64 bytes ...
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Vanity nameserver problems

After creating a nameserver subdomain named 1/2/3.buzztera.gr with the help from a Digital Ocean tutorial and creating glue records, I changed my nameservers to point to ns1/2/3.buzztera.gr from the ...
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Can anyone help changing nameservers

Im in a bit of a hard one here. Im trying to change the nameservers of a website I have been given. Im a web designer and have my own hosting. A client of mine is giving me all of his clients. This ...
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Internal DNS for internet access

I have configured a internal DNS for my office network using BIND on CentOS6 ... The problem I am having that when I use that DNS server as a primary DNS my entire network loses internet connectivity ...
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Cannot change Nameservers to cloudflare

I have a domain but I can't change its nameservers to point Cloudflare's. I've been told that the NIC is rejecting them (it's a ccTLD), literally "your nameservers are not authoritative for that ...
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Point subdomain to localhost server? Nameservers pointed elsewhere

My client has their nameservers pointed to another server (Server A) for their current website. However, in the zone file all the IP's point to the local host server (Server B). While Server A ...
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Namer Server Propagation DELAY / Private DNS

I have the below setup at my registrar . Main DOmain = abc.com Second Domain = def.com Third DOmain = ghi.com As such , I have configured the below DNS / Host settings . abc.com NameServer : ...
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Wildcard CNAME DNS records overriding specific A DNS records on one provider

Ran into a weird issue where a wildcard CNAME record (i.e. *.example.com) was overriding specific A records (i.e. host1.example.com, host2.example.com). It only affected Verizon Wireless's ...
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How do I change default WHM nameservers? [closed]

When I originally set up WHM, I listed ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com as the nameservers. They have since changed to ns3 and ns4. When I create a new account, how do I get WHM to automatically ...
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Debian Remove a Line from Resolv.conf

I was trying to change the Google DNS servers to OpenDNS in my resolv.conf file and accidentally added them incorrectly. Now my resolv.conf file looks like this: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for ...
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Pointing client's domain to our subdomain

We have a web application online www.exampleapp.com/ running on IIS 7.5 that we have a full control of. We also provide customised (css, images, js, etc.) versions for some customers under subdomains ...
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trouble setting up nameservers [closed]

I'm trying to set up new nameservers on HostGator. We already have NS1. and NS2. set up, but i need NS3 - NS6 also and there are only 3 slots available for name server assignments. The other option ...
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Set global DNS server

I've bought domain on GoDaddy. I've installed BIND server on my CentOS VPS. I set its IP on /etc/resolve.conf on other server, and I was able from that other server to ping domain names that are set ...
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Bind9.10 inline signing 'loadkeys' failing

I have using the exact same rndc method to load inline signing keys as what worked yesterday, but today the same steps are failing? a stuck key? # rndc flush # rndc reconfig # rndc addzone domain.com ...
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Find all domains based on nameserver [closed]

How can I find all domains that use same dns nameserver, for example: dns1-9.exampledns.com lets say there are 2 domains abc.com test.info each of them has a NS record set to dns1.exampledns.com ...
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Block access to ns1.example.com, mail.example.com

I have a VPS (CentOS 7) with 2 IP addresses. I am hosting my own DNS server using Bind. Running Apache. Amongst others I have "A" records for ns1.example.com -> X.X.X.X ns2.example.com -> ...
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Nameservers conflict with domain and subdomain

I am looking to have my primary domain name use a different nameserver than the nameservers my subdomain services are using. For instance: abc.com => NS1.bluehost.com remote.abc.com => ...
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whois records for nameserver, how and why?

How are whois-records for nameservers handled? There are websites with searchfuntion for whois-nameservrs, like: https://who.is/nameserver/ How do I get my own nameserver to be searchable? Why ...
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Invalid SSL on new server

I have just migrated to new VPS server from a GoDaddy server. The domain has a wildcard SSL that I have re-keyed and installed on the new server. I have recently updated the name servers for the ...
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MX records for wildcard and subdomains

I would like to setup the MX nameservers of a domain domain.com so that every income email goes to mailgun (or other inbound email processor), including all the possible subdomains ...
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Geographical Positioning of Nameservers

I'm in Europe, while my nameservers are located in the US. If I change my second nameserver to be in Europe, would it significantly improve DNS lookup times?
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Hosting provider with no Nameservers [closed]

I'm almost finished my classifieds website, made using php-mysql and I've been considering a hosting provider, who is giving a good configuration at a fair price. The only drawback is that they do not ...
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Where does my ds record originate from?

The domain dwc-amsterdam.com was acquired on hosting company A (hostA) which supports DNSSEC. It was then transferred to hosting company B (hostB) which doesnot offer DNSSEC. After detecting certain ...
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Google DNS returns SERVFAIL for domain [duplicate]

Hope someone can help I know the basics of DNS setup, am having an issue with my hosting company. Have several domains hosted, DNS settings are basically setup by the hosting company using their ...
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Domain name with Company A, Email with Company B and VPS with Company C… A Record or Nameservers to join things together?

I do some freelance web development and have spent a long time with a single host that provides all services (domain name, website/database hosting and email) under one account. I am looking at ...
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The right way to set up master and slave nameservers

I'm wondering about the proper way to set up a master and slave DNS. I read somewhere that your master DNS server should not have an NS record in your zone file - that's sort of secret and then your ...
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Best way to point client's domain to my server

I am creating a landing page creation and hosting service. My clients will be able to link their domain to their account. I am using AWS and Route 53. I'm considering two potential systems: Having ...
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ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Browser Error

domain www.polydevs.co.uk I recently moved servers, and moved domain hosting. Since then I've had no luck getting my website active. Here's how the server is setup DNS Settings So this is on my ...
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Nameservers, no delegation with parent

Problem Trying to point nameserver to my server dns settings, returning errors. As far as I can see the dns records on the server are setup correctly, can anyone help me out of this mess? My ...
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Iodine behind BIND9

I have a server which hosts a domain and two my own nameservers for the domain. Everything works fine. Now I want to setup Iodine. For the nameserves I use BIND. I have read and did everything on the ...
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DNS not working in OVH VPS [closed]

Hello I tried to connect my domain fumesy.com with my VPS. I bought domain from namesilo. When I try to point it to the DNS I have (vps208704.ovh.net and sdns2.ovh.net) I receive a error: This is ...
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How many is too many name servers (ns)?

Ever since GoDaddy's DNS outage I definitely don't trust name servers. I just created a domain name and next step is setting up name servers. I'm thinking of using Route 53, CloudFlare DNS, and ...
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Configuring BIND as nameserver -> pingdom error

I've installed Webmin + Virtualmin on my CentOS 7 server, I'm hosting multiple sites but I would like to use the server as my nameserver for all my domains. I'll try to be as precise as I can in ...
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Hide domain name from subdomain name [closed]

Lets have a domain test.com and the domain has various sub-domains for e.g support.test.com, contact.test.com, meta.test.com . I want that when site visitor goes to meta.com, he should be directed ...
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Using IPs for websites also for their name servers [closed]

My new web hosting company (managed VPS) suggests I use the two IPs assigned to my websites as the name servers for those same sites. (One IP is dedicated to one site, the other IP will be shared ...
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openshift origin M4 - Can't access gears

I have openshift Origin installed in 3 separate servers Broker/Nameserver: openshift.example.com Node 1: node-1.example.com Node 2: node-2.example.com Districts: Small (small gears) ...
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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 ...