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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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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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 ...
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Is it possible to transfer an IP address from one host to another?

I have a client that created over 600+ websites whose DNS records point to an actual IP address and not name servers. They are looking to move from their current host and do not want to lose their IP ...
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Private nameserver IP [closed]

I am working on a VPS. The server we are using was installed with WHM Accelerated and CPanel, the option we selected for DNS was BIND. When I came to updating the Nameservers on the Domain ...
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Intranet NameServer for Public Domain [closed]

I have registered a domain name domain.co and have a intranet DNS server (BIND) which is serving the queries. I want this domain and dns to be discoverable by anyone in the network without making any ...
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Host DreamHost subdomain on DigitalOcaen

My main website is registered and hosted through DreamHost. I want to host a subdomain on DigitalOcean. I added a custom DNS record on DreamHost - type A with "value" equal to the IP address on ...
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Lowering TTL on nameserver, not registrar, then changing nameservers?

A client website has their domain name registered at GoDaddy. This domain points to Wix.com's nameservers. I've lowered the TTL in wix to 1 hour. However, when we go live we'll be switching the ...
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Nameservers still old website [closed]

I have a domain called www.kickassgamekeys.com for which I switched namerservers and it shows that it is updated. When I try to access it form work it takes me to the new server (default opencart ...
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Caching DNS server returns invalid ip address for external lookups

I'm trying to resolve a DNS issue and am running short of ideas. Google doesn't seem to be helping, either. When I use my local caching name server to resolve external host names, it always returns ...
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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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Private Nameserver not working properly with Godaddy domain registry

My domain name is http://www.markupchop.com The domain was registered with GoDaddy. My hosting provider was youhosting.com. But as per their words i created the private nameserver as ...
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Weird Ad site has appeared on my domain while name server is being transferred. Is this normal?

This morning, I tried switching the name servers to one of my godaddy domain names over to hostgator name servers. I was told it can take up to 48 hours for this switch to be made. I just checked ...
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NS list does not match list from parent zone

I'm attempting to figure out an error message that I got from dnsstuff.com when examining my DNS records. The error reads as follows. NS list does not match list from parent zone. This should be ...
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How to refer DNS queries to another NS?

A domain of mine, example.com, is handled by NS server1 (as configured in the domain registrar). But now I want it to be handled by a different NS, say server2, without changing the NS in the domain ...
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Multiple IP's per domain name and route to fastest available server?

I'm not very familiar with NameServers. Where can I find information or how can I set up multiple servers with different IP's to use the same domain name, such that the client connects to the ...
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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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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 ...