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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Injecting DNS records for a domain on your DNS server for local domain clients

I have a Microsoft DNS server setup and running for my local domain (mydomain.local). I have set up a public domain since then (mydomain.com) and want all my local clients to have different A hosts ...
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New install of authorative BIND9 logging requests but not responding

I have setup a new CentOS7 server, updated and installed bind + bind-utils to be used as an authoritative public facing NS. It seems to be ignoring external DNS queries. Configured logging, opened ...
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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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Missing glue at child name server

I was running a quick check on Pingdom.com for a new website/server setup and have run into these two errors for the name servers: Missing glue at child: ns1.MYDOMAIN.co.uk The IP address of the ...
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Resolve hostname of a Centos 6.5 dedicated server with a FQDN registered with Godddy [on hold]

I have a domain registered with Godaddy and I am setting up a dedicated server for learning purposes. I want the server's hostname to be resolvable. I created custom NS records (ns1.mydomain.com & ...
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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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Centos binding server configuration with glue record

I have trouble with dns server at CentOS. I have domain cloudauth.me, I have bought it from godaddy.com. I added glue record to this domain . I configured nameservers with ns1.cloudauth.me and ...
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Query DNS for multiple domains at once

I have recently moved servers and want to query all of the accounts domains on the new server to check that they are all resolving to the correct NS. I am currently using ...
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bind9 ubuntu set up correctly, quit working

While I'm talking about Chef a bit here, I'm fairly confident the problem has nothing to do with Chef) We manage all of our Linux (Ubuntu) servers, which are running our web infrastructure, with Chef, ...
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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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What is the real-world impact of glue records on DNS resolution time?

It is common to provide 'glue' records along with NS records, to spare DNS resolvers the bother of looking up the IP address of the DNS server itself. However, it is not even desirable to provide ...
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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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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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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 errors after changing nameservers for Cloudflare

I don't know if this is the right place for my question, but I have a problem with my DNS/nameservers after changing the nameservers. I'm not sure if it is a problem at my side or at my webhost. I ...
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Finding all domains registered in a nameserver

Up until now, I was pretty confident that it was pretty much impossible to list all the domains handled by a nameserver. But apparently, there exists a couple of websites on the Internet that are ...
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Testing DNS configuration of domain by using hosts file?

I'm currently migrating a website to another server, and want to test the DNS configuration (more specifically, email MX records) before moving the domain over. I've configured the DNS on the new ...
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Possible to direct naked domain to external IP

So I found this post: configure Bind to have a custom domain on tumblr and I was trying to ask a related question: Would it be possible to set up an A record pointing traffic to domain.com to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does this NSLOOKUP timeout with ZoneEdit mean their DNS servers are down?

My DNS zone record appears to be degrading. NSLOOKUP on www.whatpub.org gives a timeout. Am I right in saying this means the two ZoneEdit nameservers I use (ns2.zoneedit.com & ns17.zoneedit.com) ...
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DNS & Namesevers working for one domain but not the other. Same settings [closed]

So here is my current set up: ns1.hutber & ns2.hutber.com are pointing to hutber.com via c1domains.com ns1.hutber & ns2.hutber.com are pointing to wingspartytime.com via 123-reg hutber.com is ...
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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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Performance penalties for private NS verses one from hosting company on VPS [closed]

I am planning on getting a VPS account. Is there a performance penalty if I set up my own name server (ns) and use that for all my domains rather than use the name server provided by the hosting ...
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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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Missing nameservers reported by parent

The following error came while i checked my dns configurations.But i havent mentioned this name servers in the doamin nameserver FAIL: The following nameservers are listed at your nameservers as ...
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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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app engine custom domain not working

I'm using Google App Engine with Google Apps. I can access my site through http://mydomain.appspot.com. I've been setting it up with a custom domain using http://aralbalkan.com/1466 I registered my ...
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resolv.conf search suffix limited to six domains and 256 characters

Is there a way to increase the resolv.conf search suffix limitation beyond six domains and 256 characters? This is an issue for an environment that has well over six domains to consider. I realize ...
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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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Is it true that a nameserver have to answer queries over TCP?

I'm the process of setting up a monitoring of DNS servers of several large web hosts. My goal is to compare their dns servers response times by tracking their response to ping. In the process, I ...
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Free Dynamic DNS Nameservers [closed]

I recently set up a server that I want to use as my primary hosting platform. So far, I've mapped some domains to it by setting up A records for them that point to my dynamic IP. As my IP can change ...
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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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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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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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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 ...