Person that provides a service where one can register domain names.

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Is there any reason NOT to have a web host also handle domain registry?

Apologies in advance if this is not the appropriate board for my question. I've encountered several clients with multiple domain names who, for whatever reasons, have their domain registrations ...
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Transfer Domain between register's do host records stay?

I don't think I explained the question clearly enough. I have domains that I registered with goadaddy and my dns is hosted elsewhere. I have 2 different hosts which house my dns records. One of my ...
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What happpens to my SSL certificate if I transfer domain regsistrars?

I am in the process of transferring my domain from Gandi to GoDaddy (don't ask) and I also have a Gandi wildcard SSL certificate. Will the SSL certificate continue to work once the domain has been ...
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How can you set up private nameservers when using AWS Route53 and EC2

In the old days of setting up reseller accounts with shared hosting services like HostGator, it was simple to set up "Private Nameservers" by (after having pointed the DNS entries to the hosting ...
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Did my registrar screw up or is this how name server propagation works?

So my company has a number of domains with a large registrar that shall go unnamed. We are making some changes to our DNS infrastructure and the first of those is we are moving our secondary DNS from ...
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Exist a way to make gTLD servers update its NS records for a given domain?

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. MYDOMAON.COM ns ...
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How does a registrar update the gtld name servers?

Is there a standardized protocol how a registrar updates the NS information for a domain? For example, if, through my registrar's interface, I set the name servers for "example.com" to ...
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Registar asks for a domain instead of IP address for the nameservers of my domain [closed]

Let's say I have a DNS server at home with IP 123.123.123.123. How can I tell my registrar to use this server as the nameserver for my domain? I can't just provide it with an IP address.
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Who has traffic data in the Registrar-DNS-Host chain

When you register a domain, typically the registrar will set it up on their default DNS servers and point it to their default web server to serve their default parked page. Obviously the web server ...
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Transfer DNS with nameserver pointed to Office 365

We currently have Network Solutions as our domain registrar. We are looking to transfer the domain to 1and1. We use Office365 to handle our email and other hosted services, so the only change we ...
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Best Practice - DNS SOA

i have 2 DNS-Server and setup a Domain with SOA-Record. Now i checked at denic and got 2 Warnings: Warning 112 Minimum TTL out of range (expected, found) Range[180,86400] 172800 Warning ...
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When updating DNS entries should I also update them at the domain registrar?

I am wondering specifically about MX entries. I use whois.com for my registrar and there is a DNS manager there I can add entries to. I have a VPS and can modify a DNS zone there as well. Which should ...
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My website is down - who's liable? Host or Registrar? [closed]

I've a website which is often (actually most of the times) is down. I am using one company as a registar and another as a host (changing NS). Before I start talking to them on this issue, I want to ...
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DNS setup on Centos 6 VPS

I have a domain registered through namecheap.com, and I have 2 nameservers for my domain (ns1, ns2.domain.com). Both nameservers are being pointed to my VPS IP address. I can access my VPS fine ...
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Get registrar name, expiration date and print for which domain it is

I have a bunch of domains (77) at different registrars like netsol, goDaddy, etc. I want to get the expiration date, registrant and registrar for each of them. Since everyone has their own WHOIS ...
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can I add a subdomain through my web host if the domain is hosted through another registrar [closed]

I have a domain that is registered through a registrar to whom I don't have access. I want to create a subdomain through the hosting environment, to which I do have access. Is this possible?
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What is sponsoring registrar?

I am looking at whois record for a domain to know who is the registrar of the domain. But the whois record has following line for registrar. Sponsoring Registrar:Network Solutions, LLC (R63-LROR) ...
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switching dns server providers

I'm trying to wrap my head around something that I thought I kinda understood, but clearly there's some piece missing. We're currently using Zerigo as our primary dns, with slave dns running on ...
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DOMAIN registration [closed]

I was planning to register a site domain like "site.io.us", but the problem is that famous registrant doesn't allows more then 1 "." char in their search inputs. So how or where can i check or ...
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Changing nameserver entry - who is responsible [closed]

I have a DNS entry which should be changed. In detail, the nameserver are in the company itself. Now this should be changed because the nameserver should not be used anymore. If I make a WHOIS request ...
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DNS and Web servers on a single machine (same IP)

I have a server with DNS and IIS7.5 installed. I also own a domain xyz.com (fictitious name, of course). How do I setup DNS to resolve to machine's IP for this domain provided DNS is installed on the ...
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Checking and Verifying AUTH code after cancellation of purchase [closed]

Is there any online site to verify domain AUTH code once it retrieved. I've cancelled a purchase and waited for 60 days. Now while trying to transfer to new registrar it says wrong auth code. Since I ...
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Domain registrar, DNS hosting, Web hosting A little confusion [closed]

I've .com domain and a php webhosting. I can easily manage to setup nameserver in registrar and hosting and connected my domain to my host. But I cant understand what the dns hosting part do. I've ...
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Instructions on how to edit DNS for major DNS providers and registrars [closed]

I need to direct my customers to make a DNS change, but they all have different registrars. It is next to impossible to create a single set of instructions that applies to all of them. Does anyone ...
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How to point domain name to EC2 from registrar

I have searched for that question, i find several answer but I haven't found appropriate for me. I have created Elastic IP, and when I enter into control panel of my registrar it asks names servers, ...
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Cheap, reliable registrar for .NAME, .COM, .NET [closed]

I am moving away from GoDaddy and I am looking for a cheap, reliable registrat that also offers DNS management. I have .NAME, .COM and .NET domains. I tried: dnsimple.com and they work fine for ...
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Registrar and Host are Different - Should I move DNS?

Registrar and Host are different companies. Obviously A, MX, CNAME, TXT, SRV should be changed. However, should I move Domain Name Servers to the Host or keep them with the Registrar? Thanks.
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domain name restriction

I noticed that looking at registrars some top-level-domains had different rules it seems. Like on some domains I can get a 3 letter second-level-domain but others say minimum 4 letters. Is there ...
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How to Transfer a “Premium” Domain to another Registrar

Short Version: How do I transfer a .tv domain from one registrar (enom.tv) to another (godaddy.com) when the current registrar considers this a "Premium" domain and won't generate a transfer ...
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How much were DNS domain names from 1994 - 1998? How were domains acquired prior to e-commerce?

First off, my co-worker says that DNS domain names were about $100 back then, not $20. Can someone tell me what the DNS name purchase process in that time was like, how much the domain cost, and any ...
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Moving a domain name - with Google Apps - to another registrar

I'm intending to move my primary domain registration from its current location (my web host) to a separate registrar. Not because there's a problem with the current setup, but rather to have my ...
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Setup private nameservers

I have registered a domain name example.com from godaddy recently and want to run two nameservers ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com on it. I have followed the process mentioned in godaddy but, got ...
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What to do when a registrar goes out of business?

A friend of mine registered a domain name at a host called ServWeb, which now appears to be out of business (just a guess; as you can see there's no response from ServWeb's site.). ServWeb apparently ...
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Firewall issue with multiple SIP PROXY / REGISTRAR servers

We have a pair of Internet-facing SIP PROXY/REGISTRAR servers (for resilienced and load-balancing). When a SIP phone registers, it will be handled by one of the REGISTRAR servers (round-robin DNS) - ...
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Different Domain Registrars and New Nameserver Update Discrepancy?

After migrating from different dedicated servers from completely different providers, I then had to update nameservers on hundreds of domains from different registrars. I notice that GoDaddy DNS ...
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Unregister SIP UAC message

I've looked so much on the internet, but I could not find a any SIP Unregister example, and when I search RFC 3261,3665 the word does not even appear, perhaps I'm searching for the wrong phrase. I ...
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Why is the wrong name server information at crsnic.net & gtld-servers.net?

Did I screw this up? I don’t even know how this might have happened, so I’d like to learn. I’m trying out HostGator’s reseller service and I bought a domain name through it, but I didn’t want the ...
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How can I add a secondary DNS server for specific record types?

My hosting provider won't support certain DNS records (SPF, long CNAMEs, etc), but I refuse to switch providers. I have my own local DNS with a forward zone for my domain, and I'd like to use my ...
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Why can't I register a domain name that a registrar owns?

I am interested in purchasing a .ca domain name. It was taken, and when I did a WHOIS it showed me that GoDaddy (a registrar) has control of it, however when I go to GoDaddy to purchase it, I have no ...
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How and where do you manage your domain names?

In the past several years doing web development I often times needed to buy new domain names. I changed registrars a lot also so over the years I have multiple domain names scattered over different ...
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Registering a Domain Name automatically via a web service or API

Right now we have the need to register a new domain name every day or so. As fun as going through godaddy's registration process is (or any domain registrar for that matter), we would like to ...
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Odd Domain Registration Setup

This is a continuation of a question that I already posted, but this is distinct enough to warrant a new question I believe. I've got a client who knows very little about how their domains are ...
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spamming domain registrar with multiple host records, same IP

Yesterday, I noticed that a client (who has just enough knowledge of networking to be dangerous) had messed up one of his nameserver records. We'd recently relocated to a different colocation ...
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Separate DNS provider,registrar, and dedicated server / host?

I've been a corporate internal programmer for most of my career and the world of hosting, DNS, etc. is very new to me. I appreciate your patience. I'm now working for a much smaller ecommerce ...
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How should i insist that a Domain Name Record be amended to protect a co-owner?

I'm aware that there's no field in the record format that explicitly relates to co-ownership. This scenario must come up fairly often--one party owns (is the registrant) the domain name, another ...
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How a registrar works?

Hello I've a question because i'm not sure about something. When I perform whois on domain.com I get something like : Domain servers in listed order : ns1.domain.com ns2.domain.com The IP from ...
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programatically check if a domain is availible?

Using this solution http://serverfault.com/questions/98940/bot-check-if-a-domain-name-is-availible/98956#98956 I wrote a quick script (pasted below) in C# to check if the domain MIGHT be available. A ...
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Any good experiences with a .ca registrar? [closed]

Subjective question, I know, here's goes. I'm looking to expand business into Canada. As far as I know, I don't need hosting capabilities—just the domain name. Has anybody dealt with a good .ca ...
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How does subdomain forward by domain registrar work?

Can you please help me understand how this particular functionality works: I have a domain: example.com, it's registered with GoDaddy. its nameservers are set to linode: ie. ns1.linode.com, ...
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Why does my Registrar only want Name Server names?

I'm just experimenting with setting up my own name server for my personal domain. I have bind running locally and everything works fine, now I'm at the point where I'm telling my registrar to start ...