5
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1answer
42 views

Which domains list my server in their glue records?

My DNS server used to be the DNS server for a company's domain. However they moved elsewhere. Oddly enough, years later they were still listing my DNS server in their whois record (or, more ...
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2answers
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For the .com TLD, is there any known change tracking for WhoIs information?

A client exposed information regarding what will become a controversial website in the domain WhoIs after she purchased it from auction. Is there any whois cache that will detect, save, and share ...
2
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3answers
136 views

DNS Nameserver updates affected by TTL? or is it just A records, MX etc?

The TTL has been set to 1H, so that IP changes for example.com can be made more quickly. The registrar has been configured with ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com, verified using WHOIS lookup. ns1 ...
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1answer
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digging an IP gives me an unregistered domain name, why? [closed]

I get spam all the time (what a surprise!) and once in a while I check the IP address to see where it comes from (i.e. .cn, .cz, .pl, etc.) Today I was surprised as I found the output of dig to be: ...
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1answer
173 views

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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1answer
59 views

How to get ns records that are registered to ip adress

I have ip ranges. I would like to find ns addresses that are pointing to corresponding ip adress I'm looking for a command to do over nslookup or dig Expected result ...
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0answers
45 views

DNS: am I about to create a circular dependency?

I am currently transfering all my domains to a new registrar. Today I found out that the new registrar does not allow child nameservers unless I become a reseller with a ton of domains (which I ...
5
votes
1answer
85 views

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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2answers
540 views

Fixing my glue records

In reference to this question, I've been working with skv to fix their glue records and I'm sort of wondering what I should be seeing. They've called DNSMadeEasy and got assistance creating the glue ...
11
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4answers
696 views

How to switch DNS for a website without service disruption?

I would like to switch the DNS of our website without any service disruption The server IP stays the same. Usually it takes 24-48 hours to update the whole internet. Is it possible to have both DNS ...
0
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3answers
173 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
255 views

What are the drawbacks of using a P.O. box as a contact address for WHOIS records?

I own a couple of domains where I currently have "WHOIS privacy", so my contact info is not revealed in the WHOIS database. I've learned that this arrangement has a significant pitfall, that is, it's ...
0
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3answers
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What happens when multiple DNS servers fail?

I'm designing a business continuity plan. The company's website uses two internally-hosted servers at two different datacenters to provide name resolution. I've been asked to add a third WHOIS ...
0
votes
2answers
225 views

Fetch zone file for a domain name

I'm trying to move 2 web-servers (with German and Russian domain names) from one hoster to another one (where I can create/maintain own DNS zones). Before changing anything, I'd like to fetch and ...
2
votes
4answers
78 views

Methods of obtaining administrative e-mail contact for a domain

I know two methods of obtaining this: whois registrar record SOA DNS record However, when signing up for an e-mail feedback loop program, the ISP came back with the e-mail address of one of our ...
3
votes
3answers
172 views

How can a domain name have no nameservers?

I have found several domains on the internet that have no nameservers, however they have WHOIS records and domain registrars say they are taken. My understanding of DNS on the internet was that the ...
0
votes
2answers
89 views

DNS delegation without changing WHOIS

I am hosting several domains on my own nameservers. Some I'd like to use with a third party webhosting provider that asked me to move the domain over to them as they don't support external ...
4
votes
1answer
769 views

Twitter.com's weird WHOIS: what is going on?

I've tried googling this, but I can't get anywhere near an answer, and this is the only place I can imagine getting one. If I do whois twitter.com, then I get a really odd response. If it's ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

WHOIS command not returning useful information?

Whenever you use WHOIS command doesn't return any usefully information. I usually have to go to Godaddy, Dnsstuff or other services to get the data. I understand the reason is mostly due to spamming. ...
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3answers
136 views

WHOIS privacy help

How do I protect my identy from whois? If someone whois's my domain name, it reveals my name, address etc etc. How do I hide this?
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1answer
58 views

Good place to check your domain name information and have it orginized

I have a lot of domain names at different registrars. I often work with these domains and change the information on them such as nameservers and contact details. Often times I need to check what the ...
0
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2answers
73 views

Can I Update NetCraft DNS info?

http://toolbar.netcraft.com/site_report?url=http://elementsystems.net It has the wrong "Organisation", "Nameserver Organisation" and "Reverse DNS" My domain information is private and from what I ...
4
votes
3answers
538 views

My dns works when I do a “dig @mynameserver hostname” but not when I do a “dig hostname”

My nameserver isn't working properly, and I can't figure out why. When I do a 'whois cfconsulting.ca', it shows the correct nameservers, with ns1.signupsystems.com being the primary. If you do a "dig ...
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2answers
221 views

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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3answers
479 views

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 ...
5
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3answers
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How to whois microsoft.com from command-line?

If you 'whois microsoft.com', you get a whole bunch of listings from pranksters who thought it would be funny to mess with the listings by putting 'microsoft.com' in their subdomains. The output ...