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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How do I know when my Route53 record sets become effective?

So I have added my domain to Route53 and updated the name servers of the domains to that of Route53. I have added the record sets (A, MX and TXT) that I need. How do I know when these DNS ...
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How long does migration of two domains to the same nameserver take in DNS?

I have a primary .com domain, which i wanted to update. So I built the new site on a .info domain. To migrate the .info domain DNS to point to the address of the .com domain, I updated the nameserver ...
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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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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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BIND9 Ubuntu: Setup nameserver on same host as domain (vps)

First time trying to handle dns on a vps. I could usually use the registrar's interface but I wanted to try it myself. I read a lot of tutorials and followed the instructions but things are probably ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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DNS and name server in centos 6.3 64 bit is not pinged out side

I got a problem with centOS 6.3 64-bit. I want to setup my nameserver with bind here. I am listing all my configuration [root@izyon92 ~]# cat/etc/hosts -------------- 127.0.0.1 localhost ...
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Forwarding nameservers

I'm hosting a lot of domains which nameservers are set to ns1.domain1.com and ns2.domain1.com. I have rented a new server which for I have set up ns1.domain2.com and ns2.domain2.com. Is it possible ...
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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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Default page through Apache/Plesk when no virtualhost is setup

On our server we have apache and plesk setup - Default pages are set and created in the skel and default(htdocs and httpsdocs) directories. All the virtual hosts are setup directly through Plesk. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up BIND with wildcard nameserver [closed]

I'm looking to set up BIND to return the same IP address for every A record, no matter what the request is. It's working based on the configuration below, however what is not working is that the ns ...
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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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How should I setup DNS when all I have is a VPS with a static IP? [closed]

I have a VPS with a static IP and a domain pointed to the registrants nameservers, so I can change all of the DNS records. In past, I've always just set nameservers to my VPS/hosting provider, but I ...
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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 ...
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NameServer vs DNS A-record

I have a domain nomadapp.in which is registered at GoDaddy. For temp hosting i was using Dreamhost and had changed the NameServer in Godaddy to the ones of DreamHost. Now i want to do the Following ...
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Why use obscure nameservers? [closed]

I have noticed that most nameservers for "The Big Guys" use strange domains. Why don't they use their primary domain for nameservers like NSX.register.com or NSX.godaddy.com or NSX.dreamhost.com ? ...
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DNS still not propagated after 6 days for at least one ISP

volumeone.org UPDATE It's been more than 10 days now, and DNS changes still haven't been propagated for some people using AT&T (but since 4 days ago, it's showing up for at least one AT&T ...
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Do domain registrar affect the ping time of your domain? How to optimize? [closed]

The background story: recently I switched to use cloudflare as the name-server of my domain(which use namecheap as registrar). I noticed a increase in ping time. Then, I moved another domain(with ...
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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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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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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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setting up bind to work with nsupdate (SERVFAIL)

I'm trying to update my DNS-Server dynamically using nsupdate. Prerequisite I'm using Debian 6 on my DNS-Server and Debian 4 on my client. I created a public/private key pair using: dnssec-keygen ...
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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. ...