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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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Should I use NS record or CNAMES for subdomains? [on hold]

For subdomains should I use a CNAME or NS record? My registrar and hosting providers are different
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CNAME that points domain A to domain B results in a Security Warning

I'm using a service (banana.com) that allows me to use my domain (orange.com) to log in. They mention to add a CNAME record like so: an.orange.com. 3600 IN CNAME service.banana.com. I did that but ...
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How to check which DNS Alias is used to access the server?

I have a host with a database installed on it. In order to access the database, the clients use a DNS Alias (CNAME) - AliasOne - and the database port. DNS Aliases are managed by colleagues in ...
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Configure cloudflare subdomains for mailchimp

I've managed to successfully configure mailchimp with cloudflare (using CNAME and TXT records as advised here: https://bobandedovic.com/blog/technology/how-to-authenticate-a-domain-name-on-mailchimp-...
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Website not working on some IPs but is working on others

I have been at it for a few days now but cannot seem to resolve the issue. My website is abc.com. I was not able to access the website from home and thought it was down but it turns out that I could ...
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Setting CNAME - doesn't like the period at the end

I created a CNAME record with the period at the end. I use bulk register and this is for the domain windward.net. But when I go to the url http://wiki.windward.net it takes me to http://wikitoohana....
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Conflict with CNAME wildcard with child CNAME

I migrated from PowerDNS to Knot 2.7. I have a conflict with 2 DNS records now. abcd.**www**.example.com CNAME -> somehost.example.net *.example.com -> example.com Now the problem is with ...
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Registrar CNAME to route53 hosted zone to ephemeral ELBs

I have a domain "blabla.com" with some registrar. I have a number of ELBs to serve the traffic but their domain names change constantly. I would like to route the blabla.com traffic to the ELBs from ...
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A record for root domain, CNAME for www

Good Day! Would just like to ask if this can be done. Doing a CloudFlare partial CNAME setup for a website (Since we cannot go the normal route and change the nameservers to CloudFlare's) problem is ...
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Redirect cnamed domain?

My client is owning a domain that has this DNS configuration : domain.com @ xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx www CNAME domain.com static CNAME domain.com I am managing the server at xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. This server has ...
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ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED but DNS seems to be valid

I have an Azure VM runnig docker with an Nginx container and dns config with CNAME entries pointing to that Azure VM. The Website is not available in browsers (ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in Chrome). The ...
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Can connect to website but not without the “www” part on internal computers

The non-profit I work for has a strange thing going on when accessing the website. Externally, you can access the site with or without www. Internally, you can only access the site with the www prefix....
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Point a subdomain with CNAME to a DDNS subdomain?

I got a Synology NAS, with different virtual hosts, so i got a DDNS (user.synology.me), let's say the virtual hosts are server1, server2 and server3, so i can access them using server1.user.synology....
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Point own subdomain to Heroku app through HTTPS

I have a domain, let's say mywebsite.com bought on NameCheap. I have pointed it's primary and secondary DNS to my hosting provider, so I can view my website and manage the subdomains there. I also ...
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How to point one domain to other domain

We have one site www.abc.com which is hosted on server A and a redirect has been set up on this server which redirect this site to www.xyz.com/reports. www.xyz.com is our sitecore site and having one ...
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A CNAME record can't be set up for the domain root [duplicate]

I recently bought a new domain from namecheap and decided to delegate it to Yandex.Connect services, so I changed namecheap's DNS to custom, added Yandex' nameservers (dns1.yandex.net and dns2.yandex....
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domain name to virtual directory IIS

Our company hosts our own website on a leased server (windows 2012 R2) To access it, we can use the IP (http://159.68.xxx.xxx) or the domain name we purchased (www.example1.com), which is simply a ...
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Windows AD DNS is automatically adding PTR records for CNAMEs and I want this to stop

Preface: I am not a Windows admin. I am a Linux admin. I have a Windows 2016 server with AD DNS that handles internal DNS forward and reverse lookups. Somewhere, somehow, some process is ...
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Is a wildcard CNAME DNS record valid in multi sub-domains?

I have a CNAME record like this: *.a IN CNAME example.com. So, any address that ends with .a.example.com points to example.com (like www.a.example.com, x.y.z.a.example.com, etc). I add ...
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Any way to get CloudFront to accept single-part (top level) CNAME?

We have "go links" where I work, such as http://go.mycompany.com/foo which redirects to an arbitrary location. It's powered by a simple Python app on Google App Engine that keeps a mapping of keyword =...
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Using CNAME in place of NS DNS Records

Okay, this is a slightly different question than the others that I have read regarding NS & CNAME. I am using Google Domains for domain, and a cloud service IPP for hosting. I would like to use ...
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Domain with cloudflare trough other domain

I have a domain with a provider that doesn't allow nameservers editing but i need it to be handled by cloudflare. I have another domain wich i dontuse. Is it a good idea to change the nameservers of ...
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adding nsec record for cname flattening

consider this zone: example.org. SOA (...) a.example.org. CNAME b b.example.org. CNAME c c.example.org. A 1.2.3.4 a query for "a.example.org. A" with DNSSEC and CNAME flattening enabled ...
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DNS CNAME Resolution - which IP would be returned?

I saw this example of a CNAME record, but I don‘t know what IP would be returned and couldn‘t find an answer. I‘m looking for the IP of pc2.an.example.com and the mail server of an.example.com Zone ...
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Creating CNAMES in Route 53

I used to host my site in Bluehost, but now I am moving to AWS, and I need to move my DNS configurations, and this is where I have some questions. first in bluehost I have this CNAMES and TXT records. ...
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Handling 'www' subdomain: CNAME vs. nginx [duplicate]

My website example.net should also be accessible from www.example.net. What is the best/cleanest approach to this? Set the CNAME for www.example.net to example.net Create another A record for www....
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Routing to a different AWS region using Route 53

I have a domain : example.com hosted in AWS using Route 53 It has the following Record set A: Alias AAAA: Alias MX: [..] NS: [..] SOA [..] CNAME: *.example.com The Alias is pointed to an elastic ...
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SaaS Domain Mapping: Cname to subdomain

I read a lot of threads here and I think I'm doing everything perfectly. I setup a cname record on domain.com with the name www and the answer the.subdomain.com However when I go to www.domain.com ...
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403 forbidden error after adding a CDN

Previously, http://www.funfun.org.cn worked in my browser. Then, I decided to add a CDN on top of it. So I added a CNAME for www.funfun.org.cn to funfun.org.cn.w.kunluncan.com. As a result, ping www....
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Cname domain forwarding and letsencrypt ssl certificates

I have 5 domains viz. main.com sub1.com sub2.com sub3.com sub4.com I have pointed the CNAME records of sub1.com to sub1.main.com sub2.com to sub2.main.com sub3.com to sub3.main.com sub4.com to ...
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CNAME set, but ignored. How to purge wrong DNS A record? [closed]

I have configured a subdomain blog.example.net with dreamhost like this blog CNAME mygreatblog.ghost.io meaning blog.example.net points to mygreatblog.ghost.io via a CNAME record. I can ...
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Custom domains for customers via CNAME record?

I have a small SaaS app. It partially collects data through a service hosted at a subdomain, beacon.example.com. I am trying to let my users create a custom domain to brand this address to beacon....
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DNS registration, basedomain and CNAME records not wanting MX records broken [duplicate]

Good day, I currently have an existing domain for a large company. We are using a service to manage our DNS. We had an existing domain with many subdomains, with a legacy website. Recently we ...
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Cname issue on Wix

So I built my wix website and was going to connect it to my domain via pointing. I have followed all the steps given by wix. To add the CNAME and Value To add the A and value Screenshot of Wix ...
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how can I route dns requests to ec2 load balancer?

I have a domain aaa01.ns01.info and it currently has 2 IPs setup a A records to use as round robin DNS. I have setup an Ec2 load balancer at VPNLB-blahblahblah.elb.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com How do I ...
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how to configure two different cname pointing to same load balancer?

I have a load balancer setup in aws. the instance is has nginx and uwsgi with django This works perfectly with a using a subdomain.example.com with CNAME pointing to the load balancer. I have a ...
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CNAME query fails, but A query returns CNAME

I'm running into the following situation and am wondering how to properly resolve it: A nameserver is configured to not return CNAME records (not under my control), only if an A record is requested (...
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Send email as a customer using just CNAME and setting up own DKIM, SPF

I own mydomain.com and I am trying to send emails as mycustomer1.com, mycustomer2.com, etc. (using mailgun). I am aware that by making my customer add DKIM and SPF records for mydomain.com will ...
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Propagate new DNS records faster

Does setting the refresh time in an SOA record make newly created DNS records "propagate" faster? (I understand the term propagate is technically inaccurate) I'm making many new DNS records (A ...
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Website not being found for certain users. Possible A Record issue?

Over the last month my website https://www.storehouseno9.com has sporadically not been found by various users trying to get to my site. I've only experienced this issue once or twice, but it's a ...
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How to point external domain to a subdomain?

I have the domain example.com and have set up the Ubuntu Apache server in a way that it points any subdomain to a directory with the same name. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAlias *.example.com ...
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Domain Records: Should they be added with the registrar, hosting provider, or at app level?

I have several domains registered with GoDaddy. I used CloudFlare to protect against DDOS. My apps are hosted on DigitalOcean. I use VestaCP to manage some of my older apps. Each of these four ...
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Recursive Server answers with CNAME but does not return the A record

this is my first post here so go easy and thanks in advance :) I have a recursive DNS server that forwards to my primary DNS servers in order to get a resolution. Take the example I have the ...
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Is there a better way to redirect my client's domains?

I serve multiple websites for my clients on one server. During development I simply make a subdomain on my own domain. Example client.mydomain.example. Often my customers already have a domain and ...
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Using a CNAME record with www

We've had some issues with our domain provider (1&1) automatically resetting our CNAME record for a subdomain (which is www.). I've spoken to them about this and they say they're resetting it ...
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Troubleshooting AWS SES DKIM issues with CNAME records

I am using AWS Simple Email Services (SES) and am trying to configure DKIM so as to add an extra layer of security to my emails. According to SES documentation, the procedure for setting up SES + DKIM ...
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Is it OK to have a public CNAME pointing to an interal domain name?

I have a (public) domain and an internal DNS server for my (internal) subdomain zones. Is it OK to have a public CNAME point to an interal domain name? Let's say example.com is the public zone (...
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bind dns resolution failure through cname chain

I have set up a Bind 9.9.4 nameserver on Centos7. It includes a single zone with static IPs for my business LAN. I have it set up to forward to Google's public DNS for everything else. Everything ...
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Cloudflare redirects and CNAME

Right now I have a domain with CNAME there to another domain. Is that possbile to make it work like that: If I go to domain like that mydomain.com it redirects me to the 301 redirect to some ...
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CNAME-based VirtualHost with wildcard domains in Apache

I need to use Apache to achieve such a config, and I'd like to have some advice. I have a domain: example.com. We have deployed a website under /var/www/html accessible via www.example.com. In ...