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What is the difference between search domains and nameservers? [closed]

I've usually seen two kinds of entries in /etc/resolv.conf on certain servers. The domain-name-servers entry specifies which DNS to use for resolving hostnames to IP addresses. Recently I saw an entry ...
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2answers
157 views

UAE and the mysteries of unreachable websites

I write here because I'm really lost, please stay with me because it's not easy to explain. A company asked me to set-up a private server, now I'm a programmer so I got a solution with technical ...
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2answers
328 views

Understanding the DNS domain lookup mechanism

The specific query that led me to try and unpick this process was: Will a DNS lookup for a subdomain, such as assets.example.com, be faster if the parent domain, example.com, has already been ...
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2answers
153 views

Setting up my own name server

I'm in the process of setting up my own name servers using BIND9, however I want to visualize the name server setup in relation to registrars and other name servers. Say I have a domain ...
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2answers
45 views

setting up my own name server

I'm in the process of setting up my own name servers using BIND9, however I want to visualize the name server setup in relation to registrars and other name servers. Say I have a domain ...
3
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4answers
1k views

What is the correct behaviour when Nameservers Change

I have been having some issues with a certain network supplier over unchanged nameservers making my site invisible to their customers. I wouldnt be bothered except that they are one of the largest ...
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2answers
457 views

Vodafone users can no longer see my website due to Nameserver change, is there anything I can do?

We recently had to move our site between hosts. We moved the files and the database and then changed the nameservers to point to the new host. After a little bit of fiddling the site at the new host ...
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2answers
78 views

What does expression -nameserver- mean?

If we search for DNS information of a website we find such info: Nameserver : ns1.any.com What is it ?
3
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1answer
753 views

How to specify which DHCP server to get the name server from?

I'm using Debian Lenny with two ethernet network cards, one plugged into a different network. My goal was to set both interfaces to DHCP, but I want the name server to be gotten from only one of them. ...
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7answers
3k views

Two name servers necessary?

I want to use my internet connection to host two personal websites (two different domains). I would also like to host mail for these domains. This requires hosting my own name server. In the ...
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4answers
372 views

Switched netblocks, new DNS resolving PTR to old DNS IP - why?

A bit of a weird problem here and hope someone can help describe and/or fix with me. We were on a /24 network A.A.A.A and recently switched to B.B.B.B. The nameservers were all updated with the ...