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Is VirtualHost Entry Required for CNAME Pointing to Same DocumentRoot?

www.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. other.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. Which method is correct in Apache when all entries point to the exact same ...
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1answer
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Multiple DNS A record for one machine

I saw this post but it doesn't really address my situation. I am trying to add a second Address record for the same IP address but for some reason I am constantly getting a 404 bounce from ...
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1answer
80 views

Own nameservers on shared hosting: subdomains on different hosts

I imagine this question has been asked before, but I can't find it. I have three domain names, example.com, example.net (this one has a bunch of subdomains), and example.org. Currently, all three are ...
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2answers
486 views

Once mail hosting through Gmail is setup, is it easy to change web hosts?

I have a personal domain name, pointing to a simple cPanel-type shared hosting account. About six months ago, I decided that I wanted to use Google Gmail for hosting my domain name's email. In my ...
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1answer
129 views

Help resolve a SRVFAIL DNS issue

I need help resolving a dns issue. One of my websites, kengraycoaching.com, suddenly became unavailable and returns a 404 not found error. It had been working fine until yesterday. Is it my hosting ...
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116 views

keeping URL domain the same when pointing A record to a hosting account

I have a new WordPress website and a legacy billing system. For technical reasons, they cannot be on the same hosting plan. The hosting account for billing (and the original abc.com website) also ...
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4answers
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Dynamic DNS for Shared Hosting - Does it exist?

It seems that certain home router firmware is designed to work with Dynamic DNS services (e.g. noip & dyndns) to serve a subdomain from a server behind a consumer ISP. On a similar note, are there ...
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4answers
291 views

moving my site, IP change worries

my site has outgrown the shared hosting account it's on and i've setup a VPS that i'll be moving to soon. I cannot keep the same IP between my new account and the old one and I'm a bit at loss as to ...
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0answers
571 views

How to host multiple websites on one shared server account

I'm using shared hosting on which I host a website and have got some "parked domains" (they show the same content as the master domain). I'd now like to catch those domains and show different content, ...
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5answers
2k views

hosting IP change, how much downtime to expect?

i'm moving my hosted site (same host) to a static IP, I understand there will be some downtime due to DNS caching - does anybody have any tips how to minimize this time and to avoid my users seeing ...
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3answers
2k views

DNS PTR record when domain on shared IP address

I own a typical shared IP hosting plan and domain. I can modify the DNS of the domain from the control panel. The mailserver shares the same IP address, so my typical DNS config is: www.mydomain.com ...
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2answers
421 views

Why did this website DNS change fail in some parts of the US

Background We switched shared hosts from a local mom and pop to crystaltech. The site was all copied over and ready for the DNS change. The mom and pop site offered no tools to manage DNS ...
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2answers
757 views

How to change web host and have minimal downtime for email

In a question related to making a smooth transition to a new shared hosting provider, I want to move the email and web sites as smoothly as possible. I am a developer but have gotten into consulting ...
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3answers
503 views

How to change web host for my small site with minimal downtime

Company S is a small mom and pop host that can't keep our site running for more than a couple weeks at a time. They have suggested we find a better home. So we are moving our site to CrystalTech for ...