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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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why are there several nameservers for my domain?

Like I have for my domain: ns1.somedomain.com IP: 122.some.ip.here ns2.somedomain.com IP: 122.some.ip.here Why there are 2 or more of them? The hosting is just one server and if that falls ...
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How to test new nameserver before to make it live [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Testing nameserver configuration using it I'm thinking of changing from my hosting provider nameservers to Route53 (Amazon's distributed nameserver) for several reasons. ...
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Configure VPS to access SSH with subdomain

Well, I just bought a unmanaged VPS with DirectSpace to try the service out. I'm currently able to access it through the two IP adresses that they gave me, but now I'd like to get access to it through ...
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DNS going back and forth new web host

i am having a problem with my dns. Like a week ago or more, i moved from ********** to hostgator, so i had to change the dns at my domain registrar (nic.ar) I started the dns change process, when it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is dig +trace always accurate?

When the accuracy of a DNS cache is in question, dig +trace tends to be the recommended way of determining the authoritative answer for an internet facing DNS record. This seems to be particularly ...
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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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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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SERVER_NAME vs HTTP_HOST (Nginx + PHP)

I have a catchall server configuration that gets all sub-domains and point them to the same PHP script. There are thousands of sub-domains and they are created dynamically. The PHP script uses 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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Checking Nameserver setup from command line

Is there a way to check if my domain is setup correctly on the nameservers? Ideally I'd like to run a command from command line, alternatively can use a third party tool. for example, I'm trying to ...
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Excessive CPU Utilization for Bind 9.8.1 `named` processes

I just noticed that named is eating vast amounts of CPU time for a very small network with only a few domains. Can someone help me determine what is misconfigured, please? Or how to debug this. top ...
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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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Can you lookup a domains past nameserver & mx record history?

If is possible to find out which nameservers a domain was previously pointing too? I need to try and find where a domain was previously hosted so that I can try and gain access to an old hosted email ...
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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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Something's up with BIND9…slave zone giving SERVAIL for all queries in domain

I've got a domain set up with bind9 on Debian Lenny acting as a slave to my DNS hosting provider's servers. The exact circumstances are I think irrelevant, but I have allowed transfers out to my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: @ ...