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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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Who manages sub-subdomains when you use a CNAME

This is the DNS configuration: blog.example.com CNAME example.host.com Then what happens if someone makes a DNS query about a sub-subdomain (e.g. sub.blog.example.com)? Is that DNS query redirected ...
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AWS Elastic beanstalk cname with and without www

So, I've got a website running in Elastic beanstalk on AWS and I have a custom domain name which points to it, which is managed in Route 53. When I set up the custom domain initially, I just looked ...
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CNAME (pointing to the same server) asks for credentials

Let's say I have two Windows Servers: dc1 dc2 And I have a CNAME record: MyFileServer (pointing to dc2) If I from dc1 opens share \\MyFileServer\c$, then it works fine. If I from dc2 opens share \\...
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DNS settings for web hosting without a subdomain (www)

I've been trying to find a more elegant solution to allow for better DNS updates for my webserver and the handful of websites that I host on it. So you have a webserver for example at a VPS provider ...
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Why does A record give SERVFAIL when CNAME record does not fail

If I run dig @ns5.laposte.net conversation.ees.labanquepostale.fr A I get a SERVFAIL, but if I run dig @ns5.laposte.net conversation.ees.labanquepostale.fr CNAME I got my CNAME: ;; ->>HEADER&...
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What exactly does a URL redirect for @ do?

What exactly does a URL redirect for @ do? I am familiar with the terminology as seen here. [ sf ] However, I am trying to understand my DNS records and came across this line: URL Redirect Record | @ |...
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How to redirect an old subdomain with Route53

I've redirected an old subdomain blog.mysite.com to my homepage mysite.com with a CNAME record in Route53, but.... it doesn't work. I get no server response at all. Is there something I'm doing wrong? ...
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DNS propogation is not complete [closed]

I pointed my domain bought on reg.com to Hostinger 4 days ago. But my DNS propogation is still not completed. NS records have a few location to propgate, and Cname is not propogated at all. What ...
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Verifying my email provider seems to have broken my web site

I read that it would be desirable to "verify" my email provider (zoho), so according to their instructions I added the following records to my DNS (CNAME code altered slightly): CNAME ...
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Domain registrar allows @ CNAME for root domain, is this reliable?

Due to a gap in my knowledge I set up a Windows VM on Azure then I went to Namecheap and registered a domain. Somewhere I got the idea to put in a CNAME record against @ and the FQDN and it works. In ...
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Replacing A record on apex domain to cname

We have our current corporate website hosted on traditional servers that we point to with an ip address. Our website is available at example.com and www.example.com and both domains have A records ...
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Bind9 allow zones only as part of recursive resolution

In my cloud environment, I have a bind9 server functioning as a proxy for all outgoing DNS queries generated in the environment. I'm currently trying to configure Bind to perform the following ...
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DNS Records: One IP for Primary Domain and One IP for Multiple Subdomain

I'm using Cloudflare (no proxy) to manage DNS Records. I have two servers with IP: 128.xxx.xxx.xxx 174.xxx.xx.x And these are the DNS Records that I have created: Type Name Content A example.com ...
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Best way to redirect root domain ("apex domain") to another location

This question is a continuation of Using Route53 to point apex/root domain to Heroku application Right now I have my domain abc.com registered with Route53. I am using a ddns service to point it to a ...
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Forward DNS local to Jira URL

I want to redirect my old helpdesk domain Help.company.com to Jira URL ( Company.atlassian.net/Jira/Helpdesk), it's a simple forwarding and don't want to keep the old URL . I tried to do a CNAME but ...
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Setting up custom domain for GCP load balancer

In this page I mentioned we need to point the A record to load balancer IP. My website domain.com already have landing page. I want to point api.domain.com to load balancer IP, but I can't set a ...
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Windows clients fail to lookup cname in own domain search-list

So, today I found that Windows clients behave a little different to Linux and Mac DNS clients. Point in case: The scenario An nslookup of test.example.com, which returns a CNAME "test.temp....
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A CNAME pointing to 2 different A Records set up with Primary/Secondary Failover Routing?

Considering records like: host.example.com as a CNAME to: host01.example.com and host02.example.com (on two separate records). I want to set up those A records to be with a Failover routing policy. ...
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How does DNS TTL work in chained CNAME configurations?

I have a DNS config that looks something like this: www.example.com 600 IN CNAME prod.myzone.l2.company.example prod.myzone.l2.company.example 600 IN CNAME ssl-endpoint-...
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How to redirect forward from one subdomain to another subdomain with DNS?

I have several subdomains under an existing main domain, e.g.: eg.domain1.com ie.domain1.com The company is rebranding, and has setup a new main domain, under which all of these subdomains now need ...
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How should I set my nginx configuration to use subdomains with CNAME host record?

running Debian 11. How should I add my subdomain to my site using my CNAME DNS records? My website directory is located at /var/www/ and I'm wondering if I can make a subdirectory for the subdomain ...
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How to create SPF records for my subdomains pointing to services hosted on Azure

I have a webapp running on Azure and use Google Domains for the domain name (mywebapp.com) and DNS. Azure automatically generates URLs for different resources/services (e.g: https://black-cat-12345....
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Domain name does not work

I created an app with azure, a such link https://viva.azurewebsites.net I got in the end. After that I bought a domain name. The domain provider created a A-Record and CNAME-record, everything is well ...
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Redirect secure domain to another via CNAME and an Nginx Docker Container

Update: I have appended a 2nd attempt at the bottom of this post. It is "working," but I would like to make my original idea work. I am attempting to redirect an https request for a domain ...
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A CNAME with a wildcard embedded

I'm trying to set up a CNAME DNS entry: start.*.example.com That matches the following domain names: start.a.b.c.example.com start.a.example.com Is this possible? My current tests are failing with ...
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What is meant by collapse CNAME?

While I was working on a certain DNS traffic management tool (Akamai) I found a checkbox to enable Collapse CNAMEs. I did not find any useful resources on this topic. What does it mean and how it ...
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With a multi-tenant application, better alternative to chained CNAME?

Let's assume I have a multi-tenant webserver that runs an application for 500+ domains. I have an AWS Loadbalancer url, my_application.elb.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com, which have A and AAAA records to the ...
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Firebaes CNAME brought down website?

I am adding firebase authentication to a website, it was working well so I decided to get the domain verified to add some more functionality. On the firebase documentation, it says you need to add two ...
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SRV record not working properly?

I'm currently dealing with a little problem that routes back to me simply not having a static IP, as my ISP charges a ridiculous sum for that. I have a DDNS in place, which works fine. Except, I'm now ...
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is this possible to park a subdomain on the main domain?

is this possible to park a subdomain on the main domain without enabling wildcard subdomains? i want to make a mobile version for my site on a new subdomain but i want using the same code on my main ...
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Add CNAME record to DNS when A-record exists?

We are administering the DNS zone for our customer, and they are in the process of making some change to.. whatever, doesn't matter. The consultant company doing the change for our client sent a ...
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Pointing domain to DigitalOcean App Platoform without changing MX records

I am using the newly created App Platform from Digital Ocean. I am trying to point my domain to the server that I created within Digital Ocean. I am told I need to add a CNAME to my domain (since DO ...
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Do CNAME mapping of my subdomain to Sendgrid for link branding using Amazon Cloudfront CDN

I want to have link branding with SSL on my domain example.com, so I created sub-domain abc.example.com, I want this abc.example.com to CNAME to sendgrid.net. I have done CNAME mapping but it seems ...
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What happens if i have both A record and CNAME record on my domain

Let's suppose i have a domain which DNS contains 2 records: a "A" record which contains an IP Address a "CNAME" record which contains another domain (alias). Let's suppose this ...
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Configuring DNS for new web host while keeping old mail server

I would very much appreciate your advice on the proper way to configure our DNS to move our website only from our current all-in-one provider to Bluehost. Our DNS is managed at Network Solutions. We ...
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Unable to Create Valid Subdomain on Google Domains

Hello all and thank you for your time. I have a domain that is managed my Google Domains. I Added a subdomain as per Googles Documentation Screengrab - Google Domain I have given it nearly 48 hours ...
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Would adding CNAME records in DNS server for setting up DKIM cause email server issues?

I want to add two CNAME records to make my Microsoft exchange be DKIM compliant according to Microsoft.com’s instructions. Is there any possibility adding the two CNAME records would cause disruptions ...
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Forwarding from A Record's IP Address

mycustomer.com has an A record with 11.11.11.11 IP. I am the owner of the 11.11.11.11. The server uses Windows DNS. When I create a forward zone with mycustomer.com and put an A record with the IP of ...
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Is there a way I can let users access my WebApp using a CNAMErecord on their primary domain?

I want a way of allowing users to access a whit-label version of my WebApp using a CNAME record allowing them to login to their app from a subdomain or domain they setup. e.g. app.mywebapp.com would ...
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CNAME in Domain Verification

I am trying to get a domain validated by a registrar for SSL purchase. Example - abc.example1.com Registrar asked to put a TXT record with a certain value. There is already a CNAME record for abc....
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Find out which GCP project is hosting which appengine or which GCS bucket

We have many projects inside our Organization GCP account. We have many legacy GCS buckets and many legacy AppEngines hosted inside our various projects. All these buckets and AppEngines are served ...
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CNAME with S3 buckets

I have a Web and I wanted to move its images to AWS S3. Say it's called mypage.com and I can access to an image like this: https://mypage.com/pics/one.jpg I created a bucket called static.mypage.com ...
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Cname entry for podcast.mydomain.com is resolving to the desired location cloud.podbean.com but ssl isn't working

I have a domain: mydomain.com. It is hosted in Cpanel/WHM and I installed a regular SSL certificate on the server (comodo SSL). I added a cname entry to point "podcast" to https://cloud....
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Unable to generate SSL certificate using letsencrypt

I am trying to generate an SSL certificate for a subdomain that was purchased using Wordpress. Both the domain and subdomain were purchased from Wordpress. For the subdomain created using Wordpress, I ...
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CNAME and masking

I need help with iis and CNAME if i have a website on my iis, lets say: store.domain.com and i want cname as follow: br.domain.com i need the br.domain.com to stay as the url but to show the store....
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Configuring www.domain.com and domain.com with zonefile or letsencrypt to always forward to domain.com

I have a example that should always result in https://example.com, even when the user is entering www.example.com, https or not. Ideally, the automated letsencrypt config https config file should work....
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How can I allow users to map their own domain to a subdomain on my Cloudfront site?

So I run a service where a user can create a site and they get their own subdomain. So if a user has site a-site-name their subdomain will be a-site-name.domain.com. Some of the users want to be able ...
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record DKIM on IONOS makes sense?

If I am sending mail through SMTP, I understand that it is IONOS who signs those emails, right? I would like to add the DKIM header to my emails. I know that it is necessary to publish a CNAME record ...
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dns configuration with multiple subdomains and servers?

Will below configuration allow me to use one domain name (example.com) to access two VPSes hosted with the same provider (prod and dev)? *.example.com IN A <vps prod IP> *.dev.example....
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Unable to use alias name with powershell

I have created an CNAME alias record (PublicShare) for one of our servers (KWT-SRV01) in Windows Server DNS. Unfortunately i am unable to use it in powershell "-path" attribute. For example, ...
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