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DNS Start-of-Authority (SOA) Records define the start of a zone of authority in the Domain Name System, and include the zone serial number, as well as the refresh, retry and expiration times for the zone.

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A Week after changing nameservers most users are still getting old site

I changed the nameservers for our client 7 days ago - their domain registrar is doteasy.com and I've spoken with them several times over the last few days. I understand that nameservers need to ...
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No SOA record — what are the implications?

I was investigating a bunch of spam domains, and none of them have an SOA record. I have never seen this before -- I didn't even know it was possible. How can DNS work without an SOA record? If it ...
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What is the syntax of email address with a dot behind it? in DNS zone file, SOA rr

How i can use a email address with a dot in behind. For example at bellow, email address is hostmaster@example.com, How to use host.master@example.com ? example.com. IN SOA ns.example.com. ...
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Can't get Answer for A Records of my Domain from dig Command

I've been trying to solve my DNS-BIND problem for two days, but still no luck. I'm really a novice in DNS configuration. This is my record file: $ttl 38400 $ORIGIN example.ir. @ IN SOA ...
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What do values in SOA record affect?

I am complete newbie in DNS world and I am moving our office subnet to another domain. Our DNS is using PowerDNS solution with MySQL backend. I am unsure whether the SOA record for our domain is ...
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How to change SOA Record in Godaddy

We have changed our NS records (from Godaddy to AWS) about 48h ago in Godaddy. The NS records have changed, but the SOA record is still pointing the old Godaddy NS. How can i change it? ; SOA ...
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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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domain/IN: has no NS records

I have set up a home web server using Ubuntu 12.10 and I can safely say that it works with regards to router forwarding and ports being found. I know this, because switched my hosting provider's VPS ...
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bind: what is the zonefile SOA RR grammar?

It's been a few days that I am doing my best to properly understand the bind9 official documentation: http://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/cur/9.7/doc/arm/Bv9ARM.html There are many bind9 tutorials out ...
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What to put into the SOA DNS entry field?

question on the below DNS DLZ table from http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Bind_with_DLZ,_MySQL_and_replication: ...
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What is the nameserver in soa used for?

Hey can you tell me what the nameserver in the soa record is for? name ttl class rr name-server email-addr (sn ref ret ex min) example.com. IN SOA **ns.example.com** (this ...
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SOA record obscurity

Why do SOA records use a '.' instead of an '@' for contact email addresses?
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Erratic DNS name resolution

We have a client we host a web for (blog.foobar.es). We do not manage foobar.es's DNS setup, we just told them to point blog.foobar.es to our web server's IP. We have noticed that sometimes we cannot ...