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A domain registrar provides the service of allowing one to register domain names.

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Can I use a CNAME for registrar NS records with Google Cloud DNS?

Google Cloud DNS is prompting users to set the following nameserver records with their registars: ns-cloud-c1.googledomains.com. ns-cloud-c2.googledomains.com. ns-cloud-c3.googledomains.com. ns-cloud-...
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Migrating server with separate registrar - update dns in registar or hosting/cpanel account?

I am moving a website to a new server, the domain is registered with a separate registrar Another guy owns the registrar account and has added the new nameservers for me, I have updated DNS settings ...
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Non-Authoritative DNS conflicting with established TLD Registrar

I am having problems understanding what the problem is here. Something isn't adding up. It started with a website "www.taapcs.ca" not being resolved on our network. One of the managers asked me ...
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Can a non-authoritative name server give any response it likes to?

Our domain registrar allows us to either make use of our own DNS servers or to use theirs (configuring DNS entries in their web interface); I suppose this is a common situation. We have opted to set ...
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How does the transition work when transferring a domain name for a live site?

I have recently moved my website over to be hosted on Google App Engine but my domain registrar is still Hostmonster. Now I want to transfer my domain over to Google Domains. I am trying to ...
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What's the meaning of “blocked_word: CG” in whois?

A customer says they want to park a domain with us. In theory, they should have registered that domain already. But when I look it up with whois, I get this: jcastro@localhost:~$ whois ...
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CNAME pointing to external subdomain not resolving

I'm attempting to get domain-b to direct to domain-a and feel like I've done it via a CNAME to a pretty standard method. Yet I'm still getting ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED / server DNS address could not be ...
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Pointing users self registered domains to my IP address, now change to name servers

I have a platform I made for my own use with the idea of potentially opening it out to a wider audience later. It's always been on Linode and will be there initially but I can see myself migrating it ...
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Impact of changing DNS glue records from registrar

I have three domains from three different registrars (e.g. example.com, example.net, example.org). The DNS records for each domain is handled separately using the control panel of each registrar. I ...
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Domain registar no longer exists

I came to this company and they already had a domain registered with SharpRegister.com. That website no longer exists. Our domain is still active and working, but we need to ensure that it continues ...
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Why is my .name domain name reserved? [closed]

I was recently introduced to the .name TLD by a friend, since it would offer a good alternative to .com and .net, which are both taken for my last name. Naturally, I went to name.com, godaddy.com, ...
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Can domain records exist in multiple registrars?

I have a client that wants to maintain control of his domain (fair enough) - he also wants to maintain control of his MX records (fair enough). He is with CrazyDomains and the current records kind ...
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Relation between “Registrar Registration Expiration Date” and the actual expiry

I'm struggeling somewhat understanding the Expiration related output for a whois query of a .com domain. In particular I don't really get the meaning of the Registrar Registration Expiration Date ...
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Hover experienced a DDoS recently, rendering my services unavailable. What steps can I take to mitigate this risk in the future?

I've been doing some research on how DNS records can be managed but I'm a little overwhelmed. I'm looking for a low-cost (brainpower, time, money) solution to mitigate the risk that my domain ...
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Set DNS in VPS using free dns from registrar

Just to give a context of the problem. I have a vps in A with debian and a static IP I have a domain allocated in a registrar B After talk to my registrar I have these free dns: dns1.host-...
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how to find out who is managing my DNS records?

I have a following situation: a website is registered with registrar X, hosted on server Y and about to move to server Z. The both servers Y and Z do not manage the domain DNS as according to them “...
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Understanding domain registration and dns lookup [duplicate]

I want to understand the process of how your domain gets queried from dns servers after purchasing a domain. I have not yet tried hosting and have no plans atm but I am eager to learn. Here is what ...
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Will I lose my .fr second-level domain once I am no longer a resident of Europe?

Hopefully this question is appropriate here. The .fr TLD stands for France and is managed by AFNIC. In order to register for second-level domains under this TLD, one is required to be a resident of ...
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Domain Registrar Reseller Won't Provide EPP for Transfer

I've been using Arvixe for my hosting and domain registrar business for the last few years but their customer service has cratered and I am out of patience and eager to make a change (of both web host ...
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How do I host a registered domain with bind9?

I'm already hosting my own web server, FTP, etc. and I want to be able to link my domain name myself directly instead of configuring all subdomains and redirections on the registrar's DNS. Is it ...
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Remove DS Records from Parent Zone

We transferred a .se domain to GoDaddy from a small Swedish registrar. It turns out the original domain has DNSSEC setup and the DS records were never removed from the parent zone when it was ...
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trouble setting up nameservers [closed]

I'm trying to set up new nameservers on HostGator. We already have NS1. and NS2. set up, but i need NS3 - NS6 also and there are only 3 slots available for name server assignments. The other option ...
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Same mailserver, two domains. One domain flagged as spam. Possible causes?

I own two domains, let's call them example.com and mydomain.net. These two domains point to the same ip address, let's say x.x.x.x, and both their A and MX records point to them. They also have SPF ...
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Where does my ds record originate from?

The domain dwc-amsterdam.com was acquired on hosting company A (hostA) which supports DNSSEC. It was then transferred to hosting company B (hostB) which doesnot offer DNSSEC. After detecting certain ...
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DNSSEC without registrar

The real title: How to use DS records without registrar help I'm trying to stay loyal to my registrar, I have over 100 domains with them. Their "Advanced DNS" is pretty lacking(just A, TXT, CNAME and ...
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Adding a new domain to my VPS not working (CentOS/Apache) [closed]

What I'm trying to do is to add a new domain to my VPS. So I added a new domain to my httpd.conf and updated the corresponding nameservers on my registrar. I used this code in httpd.conf file: <...
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When is it cost effective to become a DNS registrar? [closed]

My company owns a thousand DNS names (possibly more). I'm curious if it makes sense to become a registrar, and what costs would be involved in becoming one? Are there any benefits that would make ...
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How do registrars register authoritative name servers with root name servers?

I understand that domain name registrars, for each domain they manage, register the authoritative name servers for that domain with its top-level root name server. My question is: how do they do this?...
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using DNSSEC lookaside because registrar cannot inject DS records

I love my registrar (whom I will not name); but they are currently only able to sign and post my KSK DS records for .com and .net and those are only sign'able by email to "support@mumble.registrar" (...
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Does DNSSec NSEC3 require support from the Registrar, DNS Server or both?

I'm interested in getting NSEC3 support for my domain getvalid.com, so that I can prevent name traversal. DYN doesn't seem to support NSEC3, and it's clear that BIND and the DNS server require the ...
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What criteria should I use when choosing a registrar?

I'm re-evaluating my choice of domain registrar, and need name registration services for 200+ .com, .net, and .org TLDs. There are a few .biz and newer TLDs. In general, when evaluating a registrar ...
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Why isn't my EPP code from NameCheap.com working?

I'm trying to transfer a DNS domain from a third-party to our company's account. The third-party used NameCheap.com, also known as enom.com. Namecheap gave the third-party an authorization code (an "...
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Where does dig additional section nameserver information come from? [duplicate]

I have a client whose website has intermittent issues, which I believe are due to DNS lookup. When this happens and they do a ping, the host cannot be resolved. Therefore, I ran: dig @a.gtld-...
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Forward requests from registrar to black hole / captive portal DNS?

I have a number of domains that that I would like to set to change the nameserver for to rewrite.mydomain.org. The goal is to have any domain names with this nameserver be routed to a specific Apache ...
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What does a domain registrar do? [closed]

What does a domain registrar actually do? As in, do they facilitate you registering your domain name with the registry? Do they host your domain? I downloaded a couple of top-level-domain zones, they'...
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Name servers not resolved leading to DNS lookup failure

So it's difficult to give a short title to this but I'll go over a brief back story... So I have the domain repo-itechy21.tk and have hosting with 000webhost. (ew) it's been a good 30 hours and my ...
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Switching to different domain registrar and different host without any website or email downtime

What I currently have: Domain registered at register - oldregister.com Website hosted at different host - oldhosting.com Email hosted at different email provider - oldemailhosting.com What I want: ...
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Bypass domain transfer time

Is there any way out to bypass the domain transfer wait time ie up to 5 days I have a domain that was due for renewal and on the last day I made a request to transfer that domain. Its been around 60 ...
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Is there any reason NOT to have a web host also handle domain registry?

Apologies in advance if this is not the appropriate board for my question. I've encountered several clients with multiple domain names who, for whatever reasons, have their domain registrations ...
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Transfer Domain between register's do host records stay?

I don't think I explained the question clearly enough. I have domains that I registered with goadaddy and my dns is hosted elsewhere. I have 2 different hosts which house my dns records. One of my ...
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What happpens to my SSL certificate if I transfer domain regsistrars?

I am in the process of transferring my domain from Gandi to GoDaddy (don't ask) and I also have a Gandi wildcard SSL certificate. Will the SSL certificate continue to work once the domain has been ...
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How can you set up private nameservers when using AWS Route53 and EC2

In the old days of setting up reseller accounts with shared hosting services like HostGator, it was simple to set up "Private Nameservers" by (after having pointed the DNS entries to the hosting ...
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Did my registrar screw up or is this how name server propagation works?

So my company has a number of domains with a large registrar that shall go unnamed. We are making some changes to our DNS infrastructure and the first of those is we are moving our secondary DNS from ...
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Exist a way to make gTLD servers update its NS records for a given domain? [closed]

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. example.com ns ...
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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 "ns1.example....
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Testing DNS “health” — whether domains are pointing to the correct IPs

I'm planning on switching from one registrar to another. Fortunately I've been able to pre-enter the zone information so that when the transfer takes place, everything should behave the same. However,...
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Registar asks for a domain instead of IP address for the nameservers of my domain [closed]

Let's say I have a DNS server at home with IP 123.123.123.123. How can I tell my registrar to use this server as the nameserver for my domain? I can't just provide it with an IP address.
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Who has traffic data in the Registrar-DNS-Host chain

When you register a domain, typically the registrar will set it up on their default DNS servers and point it to their default web server to serve their default parked page. Obviously the web server (...
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Transfer DNS with nameserver pointed to Office 365

We currently have Network Solutions as our domain registrar. We are looking to transfer the domain to 1and1. We use Office365 to handle our email and other hosted services, so the only change we ...
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Best Practice - DNS SOA

i have 2 DNS-Server and setup a Domain with SOA-Record. Now i checked at denic and got 2 Warnings: Warning 112 Minimum TTL out of range (expected, found) Range[180,86400] 172800 Warning ...