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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setting up my own name server

I'm in the process of setting up my own name servers using BIND9, however I want to visualize the name server setup in relation to registrars and other name servers. Say I have a domain ...
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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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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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dns/sites transfer to a new server

I have a current server with a variety of websites on it. My name servers are the same has my business domain. This server uses cpanel. http://abccompany.com ns1.abccompany.com ns2.abccompany.com ...
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how to config name server in windows 2003 DNS

I have a VPS with Windows 2003 installed on it and I want to create a dummy web server with DNS server based on my w2k3 server. Here is what I've done: Config my local gateway to my valid IP ...
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How do you set up a slave zone on zoneedit.com?

Simple question -- I'm trying to run a slave DNS server on zoneedit.com, with a primary serving runnning on my own bind9 instance on an Ubuntu server. Zoneedit does not provide any support/how-to ...
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site not working for all except me

I have a dedicated server and a domain name which is pointing to my shared hosting. Two days back I changed the name server of the domain name to this server. Till the propagation time i been working ...
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Standalone DNS performance for 2 servers

If i use standalone dns (cpanel dns only , powerdns, maradns etc) for managing my main nameservers what would the effect be on performance for clients who have A records set at the domain registrar ...
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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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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. ...
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Can I use BIND to restrict certain zones to a limited set of IP addresses?

I would like to have certain zones hosted by my DNS servers to be accessible internet-wide while restricting certain zones only to specific IP addresses (local or internet). Is this possible? How do I ...
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Can domain “masking” be setup in BIND\cPanel

I am supporting a client, let's say he has the domain "acme.com". He registered with GoDaddy and set the name servers to point to his crappy hostgator shared account. He uses cPanel on the hostgator ...
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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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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 like that. ns1.cloudauth.me ...
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Site switching back and fourth after changing nameservers

I just updated the nameservers on an addon domain and over the last 12 hours, the domain has been totally inconsistent about which server will load when I refresh the page. This is from the same ...
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Assigning a new IP to my domain

I am facing a terrible slowdown & inability to access to my website from time to time after changing it's IP. Below is what exactly happened and I would be glad if an expert can tell me what might ...
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prevent search engines indexing depending on domain

We have a dedicated server with a hosting company with a couple of dozens of webs in it. It happens that the nameservers (EG: ns1.domain.com, ns2.domain.com) ip's are coincident with some client webs, ...
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Rackspace Cloud and Plesk 11 Configuration

I am hoping someone here might be able to help me, as I feel I have spent the entire day pulling out my hair and searching Wiki's, KB's, and what seems like the entire internet for some more ...
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Public DNS redirect subdomain to Windows Server 2003 DNS

I'm a programmer by trade but often dabble in sysadmin tasks and responsibilities. I have recently been tasked with setting up a Windows Server 2003 networking environment for a small business with ...
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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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BIND: Redirect all lookups to a different nameserver using NS

I'm creating a dns server for a local network, and I need to do redirection based on the domains. Also, i'm fairly new to DNS. I have to redirect all "ia.in" domains to a different local nameserver ...
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Concise set of rules for discarding DNS responses, or portion therein

Problem statement It is possible for any name server on the internet to become "Authoritative" for legitimate, and illegitimate zones. For example, I can add microsoft.com to my internal name ...
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Website works in the browser, but weird problems with nameservers and google bot

I've moved a website, nextblog.ro, to a VPS, 3 days ago. After 12 hours aprox, I could see my website working on the new server, and apparently everyone in my town can access it. My first problem is ...
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Separate MX and Nameserver values

A domain name is registered with GoDaddy and then nameservers point to my Hostgator account. Inside the Hostgator account I would like to point the website itself to ns1/ns.linode.com and also set ...
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DNS Zone setting in BIND and Cpanel

I'm using my DNS server to block certain sites. However, I ran into a problem. Let's say there are the following domains: www.example.com example.com john.example.com bob.example.com ...
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dns hierarchy not returning ip address

(DNS1 ,WWW1, Gateway1) (sub-internal network) (DNS0,WWW0,Gateway0) (internal network) DNS1: 192.168.250.3/24 WWW1: 192.168.250.4/24 Gateway1: 192.168.250.1 /24 (internal) :: 192.168.0.150 ...
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Nameserver Problem

I installed Virtualmin GPL with BIND, etc. I created a virtual host for my main domain, and edited the zone file, added the A records for the nameservers ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com. All ...
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Issues using gmail with google apps and external domain

I have recently tried to use gmail through google apps as my main email client, but I'm experiencing a few different problems. I am managing the domain (conjunktiondesign.co.uk) through 123reg.co.uk ...
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After changing the child name servers some domains have been changed and some are not?

I had a hosting reseller account with some company to host my web development clients on it. After some time, I have outgrown the reseller account and I have got a VPS and wanted to move all my ...
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Moved DNS and Email Hosting, Now Can't Send/Receive To/From Domains Hosted on Previous Host

Our company had 4 domains whose emails and DNS were hosted by usintegration.com, and then we moved the email and DNS hosting for 3 of the 4 domains to a new company. Now, the 3 domains that were moved ...
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Free Web Forwarding without Nameservers

I have a site running Google App Engine and using CloudFlare (a free CDN proxy, using its own nameserver). This leaves me with no options for the root domain. App Engine does not support naked ...
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Issue with user area on nameserver

We have a problem where we cannot access one of our user areas created on an internal server. We have found that it is an issue with the interrogation of the nameserver as the nameserver itself is ...
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Forward name server for faster load times

I have a website hosted in China, which must be hosted there for various reasons. I also cannot change hosting companies for various reasons. It is a website that is accessed worldwide, however it has ...
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domain name not recognized by Facebook app

This issue may seem more appropriate for stackoverflow at first, but I suspect that there is an underlying server issue that I'm unable to diagnose. I'm just not sure what's wrong. We have a site ...
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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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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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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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nameservers one domain one VPS and one VMCloud

I 'had' just a single VPS with nameservers ns1 & ns2.mydomain.com. I've now taken a VMCloud package as I need space etc. Ultimately I will carefully transfer all accounts from my VPS to Cloud but ...
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Failover web hosting with multiple NS

Are there any drawbacks in having each nameserver entry in a domain name point to different failover server? In this setup, the same DNS server will also serve the content - so if it's down, the ...
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Stuck with DNS questions during migration to AWS EC2 + Route 53

We're running a little hosting service with two nameservers registered for us at a local registrar: ns1.ourcompany.com ns2.ourcompany.com Now i want to move over to cloudflare with all the DNS ...
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WHM domain name swap, seamless transfer possible?

I have a domain (myDomain.com) that I use on my WHM account. I point my individual domain's to its name servers. ns1.myDomain.com ns2.myDomain.com I don't use myDomain.com at all and it's name ...
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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 ...
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How do I give each Virtual Host in Apache a domain name on a local network?

Background information. I have a server (running Debian Wheezy and Apache 2) at which I am to set up several Virtual Hosts to allow students to host their own website for development purpose. I am ...
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NameServers not updating

I have a domain on Godaddy, in the morning I have updated the nameservers to point to Linode Servers, after about one hour, everything was ok. Now, when after sometime, when i'm trying a dig on the ...
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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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How to get all website under authoritative nameserver with dig command or other solution?

What is the dig command to show all website under authoritative nameserver? Is it actually possible? If it's not, what is the other solution? Thanks in advance.
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Changing nameservers - new server shows up on one internet connection but not another

I've switched host for a couple of websites. I switched the nameservers about 24 hours ago and within about 6 hours was able to see that the new location was showing up fine on my mobile phone ...
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can any one help me with diagnosing subdomain issue, please?

Recently had problem with one domain, and it seems its happening again. (with another one) subdomain unavailable for few hours, when other subdomains are perfectly fine So can anyone please help me ...
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Authoritative DNS for other domain requirements

We're moving dns servers (managed with bind) for our main domain (let's call it main.org) to new servers. Since we're having some issues to update glue records with current registrar we thought to ...
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How is the nameserver found when server responds with SERVFAIL

I setup a DNS configuration for iodine.ninjanet.info, but when I perform a "dig iodine.ninjanet.info", I get a SERVFAIL, which leads me to believe I made a mistake in my configuration. I think I may ...