Questions tagged [cname-record]

A CNAME record or Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies that the domain name is an alias of another, canonical domain name.

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Domain Double Pointing

I have one main domain basicdomain.com; About 100 domains's CNAME are pointing to that main domain. domain1.com, domain2.com, ... domain100.com All domains will show basicdomain.com contents. I am ...
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Can I use only A records, what do CNAME records bring to the table actually?

So I understand that A records point to an IP and CNAME records are just pointers to other A/CNAME records. What's the drawback of using only A records. Are CNAME records only for convenience and ...
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Trying to change a DNS record which points to an old legacy website and make it point to our new ecommerce site

We took over the business of a good customer when he retired last year. The takeover included a deal with a web company that had been charging hosting and card processing fees for an ecommerce site ...
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CNAME record resolution

I would like to understand how the process works for CNAME record resolution. Lets say I have a record on the DNS server NS1 proxy.example.com IN CNAME proxy.example1.com NS1 is not authoritative ...
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Registering multiple web sites as subfolders in the same azure app service

I want to create multiple web sites to be hosted in the same App service (something like cms). So, I will have in my app multiple web sites in different locations: https://app_service/web/client1 ...
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How to re-route traffic for web server DR when we don't control the domain

I'm trying to figure out how I can set up a disaster recovery for clients that manage their own domains. I have a web server. For DR purposes, I want to replicate this server and when/if disaster ...
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How do I delete an incorrect cname record in Windows Server 2019?

So I mistakenly create a cname record in my Windows 2019 server. It is set in this naming context - server.company.local.company.local I know, silly mistake. It does not show up in DNS mmc but ...
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CNAME records don't show on dns lookup services for use with mailchimp

I'm trying to set up a mail service to handle communications with our customers. Part of the setup is to create CNAME and TXT records pointing to the mail service to avoid being delivered to spam ...
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CNAME from 1 subdomain to another subdomain

I have added a CNAME from order.checkoutchiangmai.com to restaurant1.acemsweb.com. The result I have is "Apache is functioning normally" when I open order.checkoutchiangmai.com. I am unsure why the ...
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Site is not reachable without www after DNS record edit

I have a freshly built site on Wordpress, everything was fine until I decided to add WWW before the site name. I did it in WP and it worked, but GTmetrix measured some loading delays due WP redirects. ...
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CNAME records pointing to SRV record

I have multiple services running that I'd like to access through one port. To make something like this work, I have a proxy server running that can redirect clients based on the url they connect with. ...
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SRV record for subdomain: Do I also need a CNAME or A record for that same subdomain?

I have a service running on port xxxxx. I want to access that service through a subdomain (myspecialservice.mydomain.com). I know I need to create an SRV record that looks like _Service._Proto....
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Connect a custom domain to a Google App Engine without Google Cloud Dashboard (Only with DNS, with SSL)

I got a problem by connecting an external domain to my current application. I have my application domain example.com and i have another domain external.com. I want to get user use external.com domain ...
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How to use CNAME to load webapplication

I've built an application and planning to host it at example.com I have about 10 customers who want the application to be hosted on their brand name (White labeled). Instead of deploying the same ...
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Azure Web App Internal/External Access - Split DNS

I recently deployed an Azure Web App and assigned custom domain and ssl cert. I added a CNAME DNS records to the external DNS registrar so now I can access the web app over the internet - webapp....
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Set Azure Web App Custom Domain & SSL Cert Wildcard Cert - Internal Network Access

I've got an azure web app and I'm trying to set the custom domain and assign a ssl cert (TLS/SSL binding). The plan as of now is to assign a custom domain, ex: web.abc.com then assign a wildcard ssl ...
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CNAME is not acting as an Alias on Cloudflare

I would like to display the same content of: example.com if someone visits example.net I researched and it seems to be possible by simply setting up a CNAME record on example.net that is pointing to ...
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Have MX Record on same Domain with CNAME to AWS ELB

I am hosting my website on an AWS ec2 instance, and I have a ELB pointing to it. in my DNS-Conf on Domain.com, I added all the necessary Subdomains with CNAME records to that ELB. Everything works, ...
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CNAME domain to a subdomain with no MX reocrds

Should email to hello@test.com work? test.com CNAME something.else.com else.com MX 1 <google mx> I think there are some references out there requiring RFC1912 not having CNAME records along ...
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Is it possible to have multiple CNAME records for www? [duplicate]

As far as I know, it is possible to have multiple A records for one host - GitHub Pages for apex domain is an example: 185.199.108.153 185.199.109.153 185.199.110.153 185.199.111.153 It is done ...
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How can I setup dnsmasq wildcard cnames for domains generated from dhcp leases?

I have an OpenWRT router with automatic dhcp domains enabled. This way, for host example-host, I automatically get an A record for example-host.lan to 192.168.1.2. I am trying to setup a wildcard ...
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CNAME for redirected Subdomain

I have a domain domain.com where an A record for my-sub is set and a 301 redirect for my-sub.domain.com to my-sub.notmydomain.com. Now I got an information to set a new CNAME for my-sub.domain.com ...
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changed name servers, but AWS still blocking site

I was advised that changing name servers over to a traditional hosting service would be enough to move the site, but it's not working and I think amazon is still controlling something. Is it possible ...
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Requirements for redirect between two domains with https with different owners

I recently started in a role as a sysops engineer. However, I'm still missing quite a few basics, specifically regarding SSL/TLS certificates & their relation to DNS. Here's the use case: A ...
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UFW + fail2ban not working with `nginx` to block attack scripts

my server is currently attacked by some script kiddies. I have set up fail2ban which correctly bans the IP. 2020-01-07 05:51:45,639 fail2ban.actions [1656]: WARNING [nginx-botsearch] 123.207....
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AWS Amplify SSL configuration pending

I am setting up AWS Amplify to build, deploy and host one of my application written in Angular. Everything is working with Amplify domain. Now I am trying to configure a custom domain to Amplify, but ...
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Hostname not eligible for App Service Managed Certificates creation

I have an Azure App Service Plan shared by two App Services. For the first (www.rachel-lumsden.net) I have added an "App Service Managed Certificate". This has enabled secure requests to the site. I'...
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How do CNAME Flattening, ANAME or ALIAS records work? [closed]

I found explanations by Cloudflare and DNS Made Easy quite vague on the implementation of these records - it was something about IP address caching. Do those records only retrieve A and AAAA records ...
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Why does CNAME for a root domain conflict with most other records? [duplicate]

As far as I understand, a CNAME record is served to retrieve only the A record of its destination. E.g.: www.example.com CNAME domain.com Here the DNS resolver will search for the A record (IP ...
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Why does it not work when I set CNAME to let my domain point to another domain?

I have registered a domain, say myDomain.com, and I want to try out how CNAME works. I changed the CNAME of www.mydomain.com in GoDaddy and let it point to another domain, say Amazon.com, but when I ...
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Is it bad practice to have a CNAME that does not match SSL cert CN?

This is the scenario... $ openssl x509 -subject -noout -in cert.crt subject= /CN=example.org $ curl -I "https://example.org" HTTP/1.1 200 OK $ dig example.org example.org. 60 IN ...
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Windows DNS pointing A record to a FQDN that is a wildcard

My goal is to setup shorter FQDN pointing to k8s ingress controller, but you don't need k8s knowledge to understand the issue. Here is how I configured the zone : *.k8s.domain.lan A 1.2.3.4 foo....
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www and non-www domain pointing to different IPs despite DNS being correct? How to redirect www?

I'm having an issue where our non-www domain is currently pointing to the correct IP, but our www is pointing to a random IP address that belongs to our host. So when we visit the www domain, it does ...
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Is it possible to use nameserver and CNAME with a domain on namecheap?

I have a domain on namecheap that is currently pointing to AWS servers, a la: ns-1353.awsdns-24.org ns-1069.awsdns-09.co.uk ns-161.awsdns-62.com ns-699.awsdns-40.net I'm trying to setup a subdomain ...
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Multiple DNS Subdomain

I am trying to create an hosting service for websites basically using multiple machines. Then, when a user creates a website, I give him a random identifier (ex: "a4589", "pu8we" and so on) used as a ...
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DKIM cname record name (generated by AWS SES) is > 63 characters which exceeds the DNS limit

i am working on a client site that has a long domain name (25 characters). when setting up AWS SES i am unable to update the CNAME DKIM records on the DNS provider as the maximum length allowed for ...
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NGINX redirection with CNAME

It's my first time using NGINX and I running into some trouble. So I have a A record pointing to test.example.com and I created a CNAME toto.example.com redirecting to test.example.com test.example....
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Where to put CAA record

aWe have the following DNS configuration in place to allow our clients to use vanity URLs to our services: sub1.clientA.com CNAME clientA.our-domain.com *.our-domain.com CNAME nlb-...
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Adding more than 20 CNAMES/custom domains to point to a Firebase hosting endpoint [closed]

We currently have a self-hosted solution that allows our customers to add CNAMES to access their content through their own domains. We're moving the entire stack to Google Cloud, with the main ...
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Should the CNAME reference the repo when hosting multiple sites with Github Pages under one username?

I'm running into an issue with a new site I just launched for a private repo but one site works and the other generates a 522 so I'm wondering if it's due to my CNAME. Here's a list of what I've done. ...
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Pointing to another domain using CNAME

I would like to point a subdomain to be displayed in another external domain using CNAME flattening. e.g. book.webbangkok.com to be displayed at property.thailandbusinessconsultant.com In webbangkok....
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Insecure Site Warning with CNAME Alias [duplicate]

For example I have a domain www.store.com which provides sub stores to clients as subdomains client1.store.com, client2.store.com etc..I am using wildcard ssl certificate for store.com and all ...
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Public DNS entry in Private DNS Server

I have a rather lengthy public DNS name assigned by a cloud provider. Its nearly impossible to type or remember. I could cname it in public DNS but it refers to a somewhat sensitive URL. The domain ...
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Can I get all the virtual IP addresses given the CNAME

Is there a way to find all the aliases of the host? $ nslookup x x is an alias for y y is an alias for z z has address 192.0.2.45 So if I have z, is there a way of using nslookup/host/dig commands ...
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CNAME SSL Redirect Setup with Cloudflare

I’m hosting two subdomains with two (non-wildcard) Let’s Encrypt certificates outside of cloudflare: name.feed.example.com name.example.com I have a CNAME alias on Cloudflare (free plan) pointing ...
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DNS records - custom imap domain URL using my domain

I want to setup a custom email imap domain name as a DNS record that points, for example, imap.mydomain.io to imap.google.com, so that I can give imap.mydomain.io url to my email customers. This is ...
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Sub domain with digitalocean + Amazon Route + Hostgator

I have two domains, www.domain1.com and www.domain2.net. www.domain1.com is hosted by digitalocean www.domain2.net is hosted by hostgator shared plan. (website hosting) The zone file of www.domain1....
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DNS records added based on info provided by Heroku, but URL still not resolving correctly

Awhile ago I registered the domain name www.testapp.id with my registrar (Namecheap). The application I want it to point to is a Rails app hosted on Heroku. I'm following the instructions on Heroku's ...
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CNAME pointing to domain instead of subdomain

I have a SAAS application which has 3 different subdomains. example.com app.example.com support.example.com I want to White Label the services only in support.example.com Example: testcompany....
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setting up ssl for cname only subdomain

I've looked on for an answer on google and other forums for this question but couldn't get a solution or a hint for the scenario that I have. I've a domain, say abc.com, which is live with ssl on ...

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