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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Is it required to register a name server with GLUE records?

I have a few domains and want to resolve their DNS records with my own name server. Let's say I have a DNS server with 2 fixed IP addresses and a domain name mydnsservers.net. I'd like to have 2 name ...
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Cpanel nameserver error? Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers

I've got a new dedicated leaseweb server with WHM/Cpanel. There's only 1 IP. I've registered the main domain iworldcreation.com at whois.com. It has two private nameservers assigned: ...
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Multiple Child domain under a single Forest [duplicate]

I'm new in win 2008 server so i have a question. I have 2 Child domain under a single Forest.every thing is fine but when client in each domain want to log in to windows in login on to list user can ...
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Custom nameserver not resolving [closed]

My client has a Wordpress.com owned domain name and from the looks of it, you can only change the nameserver on this instead of just pointing the A record. Currently my server (Centos VPS w/ ...
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domain not accessable without www prefix

I configured bind nameserver for my domain on a VPS with a zone file like this: $TTL 604800 @ IN SOA mydomain.com. root.mydomain.com. ( 5 ; Serial 604800 ...
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Bind9 on Debian : nslookup point on localhost not my ip server

i have just install bind9 on Debian. I think i haven't configured not everything because i still have a problem with the DNS and the propagation. I think the problem is say by nslookup : Server: ...
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Nameserver(?) fault but not an obvious one

I have set up my website on a vps, the website is working fine however I am having an unknown issue with nameservers(?). Basically, I can't crawl the site either with w3 robots or google robots. W3 ...
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dhcp dns not resolving queries

I having been working through a lot issues with a setup and I reached another where I may have been staring at it for too long to see the issue. The server is reachable from the outside world. ...
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Moving site to another server - inconsistent results between browsers on same computer

I've just moved a site from one server to another. Both servers are under the same Media Temple account - so the nameservers haven't changed, just the IP address. To help verify the move has taken ...
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Failover web hosting with multiple NS

Are there any drawbacks in having each nameserver entry in a domain name point to different failover server? In this setup, the same DNS server will also serve the content - so if it's down, the ...
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DNS: why do we need RR type NS with name and not directly IP?

let's assume I search the NS for the domain yeahman.com. I may get an answer TYPE NS that the server for this domain is ns55.yeahman.com. Then I need at the same time a TYPE A entry in the additional ...
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What is the difference between setting the DNS “A” record and changing nameservers

I'm transferring web hosting for one domain from provider A to provider B. Now what I want is only the web server is to be transferred excluding the email hosting. Which settings I'll do in order to ...
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What DNS record can redirect to a different domain?

I have a domain registered foo.co.il I have a temporary free web hosting - foo.3owl.com and I would like to define the DNS records so that when a user tries to access foo.co.il he will be forwarded ...
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Why would nameservers not be resolving even though they're listed correctly in the whois lookup?

I cannot connect to the Tullamore Toastmasters website. A DiG request for A records or NS records returns none. (Requests shown below.) However, a WHOIS lookup does list nameservers. And DiG requests ...
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DNS, multiple nameservers and geolocation?

Currently, when a DNS client makes a request for a DNS record (say, www.example.com., it needs to traverse the DNS tree. It asks the root servers for the location of com., which it then asks for the ...
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Spoofing NS records for pre-transfer DNS testing

I'm about to transfer a domain from one registrar and DNS provider to another, and I want to test the new DNS host before starting the transfer. The new host provides plain DNS service beforehand, so ...
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Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Single point of failure

Using VPS hosting and dynadot (domain registrar) DNS. Checked domain name with http://www.intodns.com and get some warnings Different subnets WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different ...
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Name Servers changed over 48 hrs ago and site is still down

Ok, I just recently changed Name Servers for my site (Oct. 29th): http://dream-portal.net but there is an issue, the name servers were changed from godaddy, however, the DNS is being hosted ...
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Can I use BIND to restrict certain zones to a limited set of IP addresses?

I would like to have certain zones hosted by my DNS servers to be accessible internet-wide while restricting certain zones only to specific IP addresses (local or internet). Is this possible? How do I ...
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Amazon EC2 instance cannot resolve hostnames

My free tier EC2 instance (ubuntu 11.04, created last year) is expired. I just created a new one (ubuntu 12.04), but found that the new EC2 cannot resolve any hostname. By checking /etc/resolv.conf. ...
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proper DNS setup for Dedicated server

I have some problems with .hr domains (croatian domain) and I think I've messed up DNS records. For example: jelisavacwlan.hr work ok, but centartepiha.hr sometimes get unaccessible (even ping ...
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How to get all website under authoritative nameserver with dig command or other solution?

What is the dig command to show all website under authoritative nameserver? Is it actually possible? If it's not, what is the other solution? Thanks in advance.
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PowerDNS master server doesn't notify

I have a PowerDNS based master nameserver with 3 slaves. Zone transfer works through AXFR (automatically once every hour it gets checked by the slaves). When I change a record through our panel the ...
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How to configure a BIND server to catch all

I have a lot of domains abc.com def.com ghi.com jkl.com Each of them are pointed to nameservers on their own domain abc.com -> ns1.abc.com ns2.abc.com def.com -> ns1.def.com ...
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Can't access website with domain

I am using a VPS for the first time and could semi-published my website. I installed DNS and created A and NS records, installed IIS and uploaded my website. I edited domain panel to point the ...
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How to determine which DNS server has the authority to set rDNS (PTR records)?

or to re-phrase... How to determine to whom authority has been delegated to set rDNS? Background In a multi-tier environment, where a block of IP's is assigned, then further split and assigned ...
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How to get ns records that are registered to ip adress

I have ip ranges. I would like to find ns addresses that are pointing to corresponding ip adress I'm looking for a command to do over nslookup or dig Expected result ...
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unable to setup nameserver in CentOS 5.8

I have a VPS, which I'm trying to run a website on it and I want it to act as its own nameserver too. But so far, the domain doesn't resolve. Here's what I've done so far: first of all, in my domain ...
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nameservers do not agree on the SOA serial

I have two domains pointing at the same IP address with A records. Both domains use the same two nameservers, and still I am having big connection issues for many, but not all of the customers coming ...
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Can I avoid operating DNS on a domain by using only a glue record? [closed]

I was thinking that I might be able to get away with simplifying DNS by foregoing the usual delegation setup and not operating DNS for my domain, instead relying only on the glue records in the TLD ...
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PTR record only added on IP owner side? no in DNS Zone files?

i wanted to add PTR record, to my domain so the reverse IP is in PTR points to my nameserver. So on my hosting IP provider i set my nameserver for the IP and it now shows in PTR (i used this ...
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How to pick the right nameserver

Assuming the the following structure: example.com registered in the United Staates (ISP 1) example.ch registered in Switzerland (ISP 2) The server registered in Switzerland (ISP 3) Everyone of the ...
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DNS: am I about to create a circular dependency?

I am currently transfering all my domains to a new registrar. Today I found out that the new registrar does not allow child nameservers unless I become a reseller with a ton of domains (which I ...
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Nameservers not responding

I am having an issue trying to get my name servers to respond. My domain is at GoDaddy and they tell me that everything looks right on their side. But when I look at intoDNS it says my name servers ...
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Setup Nameserver for an Apache Webserver [closed]

(does the title make sense? cause I'm not sure) I want to host my own site. I've setup an Apache Server and I am able to call the site via IP. Now I want to call it via a domain. I have an extra ...
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Stuck with DNS questions during migration to AWS EC2 + Route 53

We're running a little hosting service with two nameservers registered for us at a local registrar: ns1.ourcompany.com ns2.ourcompany.com Now i want to move over to cloudflare with all the DNS ...
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How to fix Pingdom warnings about my DNS configuration

I just set up my 2 name servers. I have them on two separate servers I rent. The primary and secondary DNS for all of my websites work just fine. I ran a test on Pingdom and received 2 warnings: ...
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“Catchall” TLD or single-word Hostnames

I have the TLD zone .lcl set-up and everything works fine, except that the config: $TTL 3600 @ IN SOA lcl. root.lcl. ( 1 ; Serial ...
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Why would delegated nameservers ever be different to authoritative nameservers?

If you go on intodns.com and type in stackoverflow.com, the parent server tells me that nameservers for the domain are here: ns1.serverfault.com. ['198.252.206.80'] [TTL=172800] ...
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Clarification of why DNS zone files require NS records

This question was originally asked here: Why do DNS zone files require NS records? To summarise: "When I go to my registrar and purchase example.com , I will tell my registrar that my nameservers are ...
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Changing nameservers - new server shows up on one internet connection but not another

I've switched host for a couple of websites. I switched the nameservers about 24 hours ago and within about 6 hours was able to see that the new location was showing up fine on my mobile phone ...
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Without glue, how do DNS servers know the ip of nameservers? [duplicate]

The domain rspb.org.uk has the nameservers ns1.namecity.com. ['62.128.193.35'] (NO GLUE) [TTL=172800] ns2.namecity.com. ['84.22.161.171'] (NO GLUE) [TTL=172800] And on the website intoDNS, ...
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Should I run my own DNS recursor or local cache daemon?

I am on AWC EC2, as my server is going to make a lot of query for third party domains, I am thinking the following options install nscd on all servers use the default ec2 name recursor install my ...
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Where in the DNS process are NS records used? [duplicate]

I register a new domain, mynewdomain.com, at a hosting company. In the advanced DNS settings there is an A record which maps mynewdomain.com to a ip address. In my webhost control panel, it shows ...
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DNS Resolution for example.com - Can you explain? [closed]

When I type mynewdomain.com into my browser I believe the following happens. My computer sends a request to my ISP's name servers to find the IP address of mynewdomain.com My ISP name server sends a ...
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Registar asks for a domain instead of IP address for the nameservers of my domain [closed]

Let's say I have a DNS server at home with IP 123.123.123.123. How can I tell my registrar to use this server as the nameserver for my domain? I can't just provide it with an IP address.
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Can name servers be pointed to different sub (and sub sub) domains?

here's the issue. There is a sub domain, let's call it flag.domain.com using names servers, let's say ns1.dns.com and ns2.dns.com. There is also a sub sub domain events.flag.domain.com which also ...
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DNS Nameserver Error

Sorry I am new to this DNS jargon so the following question might sound obvious. I have a VPS server and I am using third party dns server for managing DNS. My DNS provider had given me his own name ...
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How is the IP of a nameserver located in it's own domain resolved? [duplicate]

I understand basics of how DNS works. My ISP finds out recursively, that my domain xyz.com is assigned with two nameservers: ns1.xyzprivatens.com ns2.xyzprivatens.com Then it asks one of those two ...
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Config My Domain To Point To My Windows Vps (No plesk or other software)

I have purchased this domain -> "jsbales.com" From namecheap.com And this VPS (full WINDOWS vps, no plesk or additional software) from CloudVPS.com I have IIS running on my vps and I can access my ...