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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DNS - Difference between scavenge and clear cache?

Server 2012 R2, DNS Service: In DNS Manager, what is the functional difference between "Scavenge Stale Resource Records" and "Clear Cache."?
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CAN A record in name server be added to point to other company's server's public IP [closed]

CAN A record in name server be added to point to other company's server's public IP . I have domain xxx.com where i want to add A record for server in yyy.xxx.com domain within my nameserver.Please ...
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How to redirect entire traffic and every request in Nginx? [duplicate]

I have 2 domains right now: example.com example.co I want to redirect each and every request from .com domain to .co one. E.g. shop.example.com => shop.example.co example.com/shop => example.co/...
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SSL certificate for AWS Route 53 NS record

I have a client who has asked me to set up a subdomain that delegates to a set of nameservers for handling email. This is a little bit ouside of the work I normally do. They've explicitly told to me ...
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Create multiple custom nameservers on a single domain?

Our company domain is registered with Godaddy.com and we have 2 custom nameservers set up pointing at our server in Washington, which we use for our american websites. ns1.ourCompany.com -> USA ...
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Pointing namecheap.com domain name to www.ovh.co.uk server

I have bought vps hosting plan-3 from ovh.com. My ip is 158.69.219.147 or server vps85119.vps.ovh.ca I have installed my site on ovh, but my real domain name is www.free-sample-loop.com(typo ...
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Role of Authoritative NS record in bind9 compared with Non-Authoritative NS record in Registrar [duplicate]

Whenever we register a new domain name from a Registrar, we need to tell them what is the nameserver by providing them the dns server IP address. But in the same time in the zone file of our dns ...
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How to configure bind9 in order to point server IP to nic?

Brief Introduction I bought a domain name example.ir from my country domain name provider nic.ir and a VPS from examplevps.ir. My VPS gave me an static IP and let's imagine it's: 170.120.100.140 ...
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Need help for configuring a dns server

I want to run a dns server to have my own nameservers : ns1.radicalteam.ir and ns2.radicalteam.ir I have a VPS and installed Centos 6.5 on it, and radicalteam.ir and soulati.ir domains I've set ...
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DNS A vs NS record

I'm trying to understand DNS a bit better, but I still don't get A and NS records completely. As far as I understood, the A record tells which IP-address belongs to a (sub) domain, so far it was ...
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Local DNS server is ignored on Windows

I've setup dnsmasq on a Linux box and setup the DNS address on another Linux by adding its IP to /etc/resolv.conf file. $ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 192.168.9.105 nameserver 8.8.8.8 Now I can ...
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DNS BIND on CENTOS 6.3 and domain nameservers

I am somewhat new in BIND and DNS, so please tolerate my stupid Questions. I having problem running my own custom nameserver. I have a virtual hosting with openVZ (CENTOS 6.3), with 3 IP addresses and ...
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adding a domain name to my digital ocean droplet

I have a digital ocean droplet that I have no troubles accessing with the ip address. Now I bought a domain name and I am trying to add the domain name to my droplet. I've added the NS records to the ...
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Nameservers chaining

I pointed my domain nameservers (in the regristrar) to a DNS provider (Cloudflare). Then I created two NS records pointing to my hoster nameserver. Registrar -> DNS provider -> hoster. But it doesn't ...
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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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Getting error in sendmail nameserver not found

I added this code to sendmail.mc file: dnl # Uncomment and edit the following line if your outgoing mail needs to dnl # be sent out through an external mail server: dnl # define(`SMART_HOST',`in.hes....
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Do ns1 & ns2 nameservers need a PTR record? [duplicate]

I wonder whether my 2 nameservers need a PTR record. As you may know the PTR record or reverse DNS is important for mail server hostname as it improves chances for your outgoing emails to be accepted ...
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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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DNS - how does it resolve the name servers itself? [duplicate]

Domain name: abc.com Name Server: ns1.abc.com and ns2.abc.com I am running a DNS server and hosting the zone (abc.com) on-premise. When a client wants to resolve *.abc.com, it will query ns1.abc.com ...
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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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I bought a domain name at GoDaddy and hosting at Dreamhost but the first doesn't work!

I added the Dreamhost's nameservers like 12 hours ago to: I entered to the following panel: Nameservers -> Set Nameservers (I have specific nameservers for my domains) and added Dreamhost's ...
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How do I set the DNS server on GoDaddy with AWS? [closed]

I have a domain name on GoDaddy and I also have an Amazon Web Services account. I have an EC2 instance and I want to change the DNS nameserver on the GoDaddy control panel to AWS and I have no idea ...
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How to verify that a BIND slave name server is actually synchronizing properly with master (and fix it afterwards)?

I've set up two name servers, a master and a slave according to this link. The setup is functioning evidenced by the fact that sites featured on the master server gets served as expected. Recently ...
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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, however,...
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Setting different NS records as authoritative on authoritative DNS

I have DNS servers for a domain set to one set of authoritative DNS servers on the registrar. However, those DNS servers zone file for the domain have a different set of NS records for it. Some DNS ...
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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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Domain will not propagate (Over 96+ Hours)

I'm stumped. I have dozens of domains, but this is my first "ngo" domain. On tuesday (march 15th, 2016), I set the same servers for my domain "sai.ngo" to ns-1273.awsdns-31.org ns-1547.awsdns-01.co....
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Domain is reporting incorrect Name Server information

I am running a VPS that is hosting five different domains. Everything has been fine until I wanted to use our inactive domain to setup Google for Business Apps. I am unable to verify the domain ...
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Can Route 53 nameservers be added to GoDaddy?

Recently, I had a requirement of adding Route 53 nameservers to GoDaddy. I replaced the 2 default GoDaddy nameservers with the 4 Route 53 ones. This made a lot of functionalities of my site go down. I ...
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What is the 'play' host?

I tested the following on a Ubuntu machine. The command ping play results in PING play (127.0.53.53) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 127.0.53.53: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.029 ms 64 bytes ...
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Setting MX records with Registrar vs. Nameserver Host

I'm a bit confused about what has happened with one of my client's email accounts. My client registered a domain at dotster.com. She wanted to start using email for that domain before we had her ...
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Nameservers, no delegation with parent

Problem Trying to point nameserver to my server dns settings, returning errors. As far as I can see the dns records on the server are setup correctly, can anyone help me out of this mess? My ...
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Vanity nameserver problems

After creating a nameserver subdomain named 1/2/3.buzztera.gr with the help from a Digital Ocean tutorial and creating glue records, I changed my nameservers to point to ns1/2/3.buzztera.gr from the ...
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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: ns1....
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Can anyone help changing nameservers

Im in a bit of a hard one here. Im trying to change the nameservers of a website I have been given. Im a web designer and have my own hosting. A client of mine is giving me all of his clients. This ...
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Internal DNS for internet access

I have configured a internal DNS for my office network using BIND on CentOS6 ... The problem I am having that when I use that DNS server as a primary DNS my entire network loses internet connectivity ...
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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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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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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 : ns1....
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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. I'...
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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 ...