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Does SOA record need to be updated to alter nameservers

My domain registrar has a top level SOA record for my domain which is unchangeable and two NS records pointing to the default nameservers for the registrar. If I want to update my nameservers do I ...
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Wrong configuration with CNAME & PaaS Provider [duplicate]

I'm new to this new topic of DNS and researched a lot the last days. I bought a domain name and a PaaS server. Now I want to point the domain name to the PaaS Server. The issue is that my ...
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Registered domain using Route 53, using Cloudflare for DNS, having problems configuring DNS correctly

I've been trying to configure a Github Pages + Universal SSL from Cloudflare setup, unfortunately while the Jekyll/Github Pages part is going well, DNS configuration is not going as well. I've bought ...
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Configuring DNS for domain hosted outside of OVH

I have just moved my site from FastHost to OVH, but run into a problem. spreadsheet123.com are transferred without any problems, at least I would like to think so, but spreadsheet123.co.uk, ...
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Local NS list does not match Parent NS list, Name Servers are on the Same Subnet

I have my .ly domain registered with https://reg.nic.ly and my website is hosted on godaddy VPS. I have set custom NS (ns1.demodns.com and ns1.demodns.com) on godaddy via WHM. When i use these NS with ...
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DNS root record hardcoded then why it has ttl?

I host a recursive name server locally so I don't need my service provider or another public DNS server for name resolution. Although the root name server IP-addresses are hardcoded in the config file ...
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setup domain with random ip addresses [closed]

i set up nameservers as follows ns1.domain.com ip1 ns2.domain.com ip1 ns3.domain.com ip2 ns4.domain.com ip2 ns5.domain.com ip3 ns6.domain.com ip3 all dns records and PTR records correctly has been ...
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How does a client get the zone file?

I understand the role of a NS record, but what I don't understand is how a client (e.g. my computer) get the NS record in the first place? Please help me fill in the gap: I want abc.com I ask ??? ...
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Subdomains are not resolving [closed]

I have an Ubuntu+Virtualmin server with multiple sites on board. Sites are working fine but for some reason "www." and other subdomains are not resolving. My server IP is 107.170.xxx.xx. If I add ...
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After name server change, DNS queries on and off

I migrated the domain www.pantego.com to a different name server. We were using the Enom registrar and their default name servers, but I migrated them to AWS Route 53. I know all records were copied ...
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the name of name server

I used Robtex.com for an online DNS analysis, I'm confused about the meaning of "the name of name server" for the domain name "some_domain.com" robtex returns "The names of name servers are" : ...
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What does changing a NS record actually do?

As I am by no means a server expert, so I wanted to learn the basics by starting my own small VPS on Digital Ocean and host some simple websites to try things out. In the tutorials of DO it says that ...
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Proper way to create an NS record in Windows DNS

In BIND, you create an NS record that points to an A record: labs.example.com. IN NS ns1.example.com. ns1.example.com. IN A 192.168.80.50 In Windows DNS, you are first asked to provide the Domain ...
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What is the role of NS records at the apex of a DNS domain?

$ORIGIN example.com. ; not necessary, using this to self-document $TTL 3600 @ IN SOA ns1.example.com. admin.example.com. ( 1970010100 7200 1800 1209600 300) @ ...
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NS records chicken and egg: NS in the domain it's serving [duplicate]

I've dealt with BIND for years and this has always kind of bugged me. $ dig google.com ns ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;google.com. IN NS ;; ANSWER SECTION: google.com. 87046 IN NS ...
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Multiple sites on server but only one is down. Possible DNS issue?

I have several sites on a VPS server and one of the sites randomly went down earlier (500 error). The site is hosted on a subdomain of another website that is hosted elsewhere. So, the site that is ...
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DNS: why do we need RR type NS with name and not directly IP?

let's assume I search the NS for the domain yeahman.com. I may get an answer TYPE NS that the server for this domain is ns55.yeahman.com. Then I need at the same time a TYPE A entry in the additional ...
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I really want a wildcard NS record in BIND. Is there a workaround? [duplicate]

We have a public DNS provider, a private DNS master, and a private DNS slave. The public DNS provides the "example.com" zone, and all of it's subdomains. Our private DNS also provides the ...
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Is a subdomain with both A records and NS records valid?

Let's say I own example.com. I then create an A record on test.example.com to 1.1.1.1. I then create a NS record on test.example.com to ns1.anotherdnshost.com. At another DNS host, I add an A ...
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Exist a way to make gTLD servers update its NS records for a given domain? [closed]

I changed the DNS servers for a given domain and still days after that change gTLD continue replying a set of NS records that include the old NS entries. dig @g.gtld-servers.net. example.com ns ...
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Can I avoid operating DNS on a domain by using only a glue record? [closed]

I was thinking that I might be able to get away with simplifying DNS by foregoing the usual delegation setup and not operating DNS for my domain, instead relying only on the glue records in the TLD ...
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Are A records to NS hostnames required?

Among other things, I have the following in my delegated zone file (note, domain is NOT rwasphost.com)... ; ; Zone NS records ; @ NS dns1.rwasphost.com. dns1.rwasphost.com. ...
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pointing different records to a CNAME record

I am trying to figure out the following and want to know "why" this is or is not possible. May an MX record “point to” a CNAME record? May a CNAME record “point to” a CNAME record? May an A record ...
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Clarification of why DNS zone files require NS records

This question was originally asked here: Why do DNS zone files require NS records? To summarise: "When I go to my registrar and purchase example.com , I will tell my registrar that my nameservers are ...
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Where in the DNS process are NS records used? [duplicate]

I register a new domain, mynewdomain.com, at a hosting company. In the advanced DNS settings there is an A record which maps mynewdomain.com to a ip address. In my webhost control panel, it shows ...
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Required entries in DNS records [closed]

Writing a brief best practices technical document for in house. A Records for hostname / IP mapping (blank).mydomain.com www.mydomain.com *.mydomain.com -can also add subdomain, ftp, cpanel, etc ...
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DNS lookup failed — dig: couldn't get address for 'ns1.p34.dynect.net': failure

I am a Network Admin from India, managing a large University Network of more than 15000 users. Here goes my problem - > My DNS is unable to get ip address for ns1.p34.dynect.net. when i use dig ...
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Managing the “DNS Zone Template” in Plesk / Parallels 11.0.9 [closed]

I have a (dv) Dedicated Virtual hosting environment running Plesk 11 at Media Temple. I am able to control the Default DNS Zone Template used to create new virtual hosts as I add customers. Forgive ...
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I want to point a domain name to my server, without changing any MX Records etc - do I change the A Records, the NS Records, or both?

My client has a domain name clientsdomain.com, with DNS records set out as such: Lookup has started… Trying "clientsdomain.com" ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 21301 ...
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Which NS record will dns lookup use?

If I have contradictory NS records for my domain: dig +trace example.com example.com. 172800 IN NS ns1.webfaction.com. example.com. 172800 IN NS ns2.webfaction.com. example.com. ...
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How can i set new domains to respond to my server [closed]

I would like to create a page for new clients in my hosting. When someone register a domain, sometimes that person don't have a dns, or the hosting didn't created the account. So the page will not ...
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Two group of name server records, where to put them?

I've registered my domain by a registrar that has very poor DNS management tools. I need to point from my registrar to another third-party DNS manager, and then from there point to the name servers of ...
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NS records on NameServer for parked Domain

I have domain and I set NS records for this domain on Registrator Page. For egz.: ns1.some.com ns2.some.com On these ns servers I have Records A, MX. If I need set NS records on ns1.some.com and ...
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Transferring NS records to a new server

I feel like that was NOT worded well, but here is my current predicament. I recently had a GoDaddy dedicated server, and decided after their customer support failed to do anything but disappoint, to ...
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Using own NS for your domain

I have a dedicated server from 1and1. Let's say I have a domain named example.com. Can I point it at ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com and use it for other domains?
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How to check if NS records are correct?

I am trying to set up Iodine (probably not that important) and to get it running I need to create a NS record on my domain and run a service on port 53 on my server. Let's say I own "domain.com." and ...
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NS server selection (mixed glue/non-glue NS from the parent zone)

Apart from the source code, there seems to be virtually no public information on the web of how BIND and djbdns, amongst other recursive resolvers, select which NS servers they will query as part of ...
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DNS record for a subdomain on Dreamhost

I'm currently hosting a subdomain for a charity on Dreamhost. The charity is in control of the DNS records, and they're slow to update them. So for example.com: www.example.com -> A-record ...
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Can CNAMEs be used to point to Name Servers?

Here's what I need: www. and root of domain are hosted on the old host beta. is hosted by the new host Here is the problem: Old Host does not allow ANY editing of DNS Records on their Name ...
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local dns server don't respond to class NS queries

iam trying to execute the following command nslookup -type=NS mit.edu but each time it gives the following answer Non-authoritative answer: *** Can't find mit.edu: No answer i have tried several ...
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1server 2ips => 2nameservers possible?

I rented a vServer with 2 ip addresses. I installed ISPConfig on it and I am now configuring the server. Now I am having a lot of troubles in configuring the DNS Zones to make my nameservers work. I ...
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how Setup NS1/NS2 For My VPS?

I'm running a site on a dedicated server (vps = virtual private network , with windows server 2008 , iis & dns has been installed without any configs , have one dedicated ip address) and trying to ...
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How to get Answer response type for NS records using BIND

I'm hoping someone can give me a hand getting this configured. I am trying to get BIND to respond a certain way to reproduce a hosted DNS provider's behavior. I'm fairly new to DNS, but I'm hitting a ...
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A working domain without NS record. Possible?

Is it possible to have a working A record (a working website) without having a NS record? mylinux:~# dig example.com NS ; <<>> DiG 9.3.4-P1.2 <<>> example.com NS ;; global ...
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Setting alias for DynDNS domain

I've created DynDNS domain for testing my local sites, and i'm having trouble with pointing to root domain. From my registrar (GoDaddy) I've created a CNAME for www to point my example.dyndns.com so ...
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DIG domain NS empty when no other records exist?

I asked our domain registrar to configure the name servers for a new domain. They said it was done so I checked: dig example.com NS Using Google's servers, this is what I get: dig example.com NS ...
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In DNS can an IN NS point to a CNAME?

Is it allowed to have an NS record be a CNAME? E.g.: subdomain.example.com. IN NS ns1.example.com. ns1.example.com. CNAME foo.example.com. foo.example.com. IN A ...
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DNS trouble - think it might be caused by two NS records

About a week ago, I updated my DNS, adding: HOST, TYPE, VALUE, TTL *.soup-team.com CNAME www.myopenid.com 3600 mail.soup-team.com CNAME ghs.google.com 3600 HOST, TYPE, VALUE, MX, TTL soup-team.com ...
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Changing web host

right now we host our website in an ISP which is also registers our domain. the company now is entering a mobile operator business which requires that the website to be moved to our internal network ...
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Testing domains on intranet/local network?

This may sound like a very silly question, but how could I setup domains ( eg www.foo.com ) on my local network? I know that all a domain is, is just a name registered to a name server and that ...