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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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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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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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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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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MX records for wildcard and subdomains

I would like to setup the MX nameservers of a domain domain.com so that every income email goes to mailgun (or other inbound email processor), including all the possible subdomains @*anything*.domain....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 NS1.MARKUPCHOP....
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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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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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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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openshift origin M4 - Can't access gears

I have openshift Origin installed in 3 separate servers Broker/Nameserver: openshift.example.com Node 1: node-1.example.com Node 2: node-2.example.com Districts: Small (small gears) node-1.example....
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Iodine behind BIND9

I have a server which hosts a domain and two my own nameservers for the domain. Everything works fine. Now I want to setup Iodine. For the nameserves I use BIND. I have read and did everything on the ...
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Configuring BIND as nameserver -> pingdom error

I've installed Webmin + Virtualmin on my CentOS 7 server, I'm hosting multiple sites but I would like to use the server as my nameserver for all my domains. I'll try to be as precise as I can in ...
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Windows 2012 R2 - DNS resolving to internal IP

I'm currently working on my infrastructure and since now it was good. I have a Windows 2012 R2 server on AWS, with a Elastic (Public) IP. I have 3 domain: domain1.com -> point to a CPanel hosting,...
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DNS/nameserver overlay/reverse proxy

We use a 3rd party application to organize our projects. This application provides their own nameserver, the domain itself (say fooapp.com) is ours. Now we'd like to add additional subdomains to ...
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Backup server for Subdomain

I have a subdomain and two different server. I want to create a backup server for this subdomain so when first server can't reached or not respond, second server automatically answer requests. main ...
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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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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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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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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 ...