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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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 ...
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Adding a domain and subdomain to server

Greetings and please excuse me if this is a very basic question. The problem: Currently I have bought a domain (crazywebsite.com) from Godaddy.com and I have an unmanaged VPS in Site5.com. I have ...
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Subdomain DNS appears to be resolving from different nameservers than main domain

I have an inexplicable issue with DNS for a domain and a subdomain. I first noticed that doing an A record lookup on the subdomain is returning different results than what is in the DNS config. Then I ...
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Domain not resolving from some locations

I need help collecting some sort of proof of what might be wrong here Problem description location 1 Ping <domain.net> Ping request could not find host <domain.net>. Please check the ...
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what does this mean Superfluous name server listed at parent: ns52.domaincontrol.com?

I get this message from pingdom Superfluous name server listed at parent: ns52.domaincontrol.com A name server listed at the parent, but not at the child, was found. This is most likely an ...
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How can a domain's NS records point to a subdomain of itself? [duplicate]

As I understand that if I have domain A.com, it must be managed by another domain like ns1.B.com, ns2.B.com $ dig ns alibaba.com ; <<>> DiG 9.9.2 <<>> ns alibaba.com ;; ...
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How do I give each Virtual Host in Apache a domain name on a local network?

Background information. I have a server (running Debian Wheezy and Apache 2) at which I am to set up several Virtual Hosts to allow students to host their own website for development purpose. I am ...
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domain name not recognized by Facebook app

This issue may seem more appropriate for stackoverflow at first, but I suspect that there is an underlying server issue that I'm unable to diagnose. I'm just not sure what's wrong. We have a site ...
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Server migration dns doesn't resolve

I have a problem migrating accounts from one server (SERVER_1) to another new (SERVER_2). I have a domain DOMAIN_1 with some NS created on the domain provider (CDmon): ns.DOMAIN_1 pointing to ...
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in Debian rescue shell: cannot resolve FTP/HTTP addresses

After accidentally removing a package needed for DHCP, my Debian installation has lost internet access. After rebooting from Debian-netinstall disk, and entering a rescue shell, the situation is as ...
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How to edit domain's nameservers when no service “takes responsibility”?

I think I may have made a mistake when migrating my DreamHost registered domain to Amazon's Route 53 service. I didn't modify the DNS settings on DreamHost's end during the migration. So now, my ...
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DNS Zones: criteria to create new zone delegations

If I'm not wrong, within a domain name a company owns, their administrators have complete freedom to create as many cuts (zone delegations) inside the domain tree as he wants, but, inside his own ...
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How does a resolver know a DNS response is authoritative?

The title says everything about me question. How does a resolver know the response comes from an authoritative name server? An equivalent question: what flag or field is marked by a name server to say ...
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What is the benefit of cloudfares or inkapsulas etc ddos protection [closed]

My Server get even more attacked via DDOS. And im thinking about buying a service like cloudfare or incapsule for preventing DDOS. But i dont understand one thing. When the attackers see that the ...
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Parked domains on Spamhaus DBL

I've set up a nameserver to park a bunch of my domains (similiar to sedo, bodis etc). Everything is working well. Unfortunately, all my parked domains are instantly listed at spamhaus (DBL). No mail ...
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DNS Zone manager - Server name and NS records mismatch. Pingdom errors

http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/?domain=leadassign.com&timestamp=1413917580&view=1 Lists errors: "Superfluous name server listed at parent: ns1.io-servers.com.", etc. I think its because in the ...
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How does my registrar (Namecheap) let me set up a CNAME record on the apex domain?

Namecheap seems to let me create a CNAME record on the apex domain, which I thought was contrary to the definition of a CNAME record: It works (correctly loading up my static site from S3). ...
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How to set up a DNS authoritative nameserver with just an IP?

I'm looking to set up my first DNS server, after having used registrar or web host provided DNS for years. It's going smoothly for the most part, but I'm having a bit of trouble understanding how to ...
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Requests not arriving at my own nameserver

I want to handle the dns requests for my own domain. For example I have the domain dnsrequest.me and the nameserver is pointed towards my server 178.62.242.84 (whois confirms this). So when someone ...
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BIND: Forcing authoritative nameserver answer with no data on non-recursive requests (Research purposes)

Edit: I've simplified target goal as suggested by Andrew B. The goal is basically setting an authoritative name server to only give real answer on recursive requests, which means breaking the ...
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Nameserver setup Bind

I have setup a domain and nameservers as per below, but when I dig the domain, it is not working. The setup is as follows: I want a domain named iheartlotto.com, and the nameservers to be ...
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Bind Nameserver Setup

I setup bind on my debian box, and have setup my zone files to have my nameserver defined. When I dig, using for example: dig @123.456.789.123 ns1.mynameserver.com where 123.456.789.123 is the ...
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Point 1 domain to 2 different DNS [closed]

Is it possible for a domain name to point to 2 (or more) different name-server? For example, here I have a domain name testdomain.net, and I want to point it to ns65.domaincontrol.com (GoDaddy ...
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NameServers not updating

I have a domain on Godaddy, in the morning I have updated the nameservers to point to Linode Servers, after about one hour, everything was ok. Now, when after sometime, when i'm trying a dig on the ...
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site not working for all except me

I have a dedicated server and a domain name which is pointing to my shared hosting. Two days back I changed the name server of the domain name to this server. Till the propagation time i been working ...
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Do DNS servers get queried in round-robin, random or some other fashion?

I know for a fact that A records and most other records are round-robin. MX records have priority types. What about D(NS) servers? Both in the context of NS record and static configuration in client ...
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Connecting local web server to local dns server

I have 1 local webserver "192.168.91.100" and 1 local DNS server "192.168.91.101" to do name resolve for the local web server. I have configured few zones in local DNS server. I wanted to link this ...
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Website not coming up only for airtel broadband [closed]

We are into a strange issue. We recently launched our website. Domain name is registered with GoDaddy & is hosted on GoDaddy VPS. Website is live & comes up properly everywhere other that ...
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Is SERVFAIL error related to changing of nameservers? [closed]

After changing name servers of recently acquired domain, I receive this SERVFAIL error running dig on the domain name. GoDaddy, where I buy domain name, says it's not their fault because the WHOIS ...
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Why do nameservers have thier own names? [duplicate]

For example, lets say there is a hosting company, hostingcompany.com, with nameserver ns1.hostingcompany.com. When I type hostingcompany.com into my browser, my computer contacts a top level domain ...
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Split DNS configuration: can't update external zone from internal system using nsupdate

I have set up a single DNS server with bind9 and a split dns configuration so that all internal requests for my domain name get the internal IP address, and all requests from outside my network get ...
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Need to migrate hosting service without email service downtime

I have a client, who uses Gmail with his own domain for email, he updated his mx records and everyting. now we need to switch hosting providers without any email downtime. Email service is really ...