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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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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DNS lookup failed after switching to a VPS [on hold]

We just moved from a reseller account to a unmanaged VPS account. We installed cpanel and WHM, migrated all the sites over. Created nameservers with our domain name and pointed them to the IP of the ...
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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. Dns Check Dns Settings As far as I can see the dns records on the server are setup correctly, can anyone help me out ...
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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 ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...