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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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 SERVFAIL error related to changing of nameservers?

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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Setting up a DNS name server for a mass virtual host with Bind9

I am trying to set up a chrooted DNS name server in a local LAN like this everyone connected in the LAN can have access to the mass virtual hosts defined for a development ambience without having to ...
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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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Can I autoregister my servers hostname in my local DNS? [on hold]

We have evaluated a W2k12 server as a domain controller at work. This has the extra benefit of registering every "subordinate" computers name in it's DNS so that I don't have to go around remembering ...
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Will changing NameServers cause down time?

My domain registrar is Company A and we use two of their nameservers for DNS. We host our own server hardware in a datacenter that's not affiliated with Company A. Everything about Company A sucks. So ...
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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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Problems with nameservers

you are my last hope. I spent the last 2 days trying configure BIND on my CentOS 5.9 with nameservers in resolv.conf. Then I ask help to my hosting, they said: Hello, You must register your own ...
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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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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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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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how to create own dns in plesk 12 1and1 Dedicated Server & domain registered with godaddy [duplicate]

I Have purchased dedicated server from 1and1.co.uk which has plesk 12 hosting panel.. and my domain registered with godaddy. now i want to make nameserver with my existing domain like ns1.domain.com ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...