Questions tagged [domain-registrar]

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

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Registrar doesn't allow to set dedicated IP as nameserver

I have registered a .website domain, and I want to point it directly to my VPS (without using a CDN). I've done it before, with other registrars. But when I try to set the nameservers to my dedicated ...
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Domain transfer: is my transfer incomplete, or is propagation taking a while?

I transferred a domain between registrars (from AWS to a local one). Route 53’s logs show the transfer as complete. My new registrar and https://dnc.org.nz/whois/whois-lookup/ (it’s a .co.nz domain) ...
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Hardware requirments for tld registrar. Non icann dnssec and dane supported [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out requirments for a tld registrar. I have the names. Customers have the access. Just missing the skillset and hardware. Icann is not accepting these names at the moment,however ...
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Do I have to update/fix my SSL certificate if I change a domain provider?

I am considering move some of my domains to a company with cheaper prices. Do I have to do anything to my SSL certificates? Current certs are generated by certbot from Let's Encrypt. I have never done ...
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Glue record limitations for authoritative nameservers

I am trying to set up some nameservers for use by many domains, but there appears to be some issues with my set-up and I am not clear on what needs to be fixed to get it to work. For my nameservers, ...
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Hover.com domain cant be reached

I recently bought a .DE domain from Hover.com for use in email addresses (I am using mailbox.org) and also a web service in the future. The name-servers are set to ns1.hover.com and ns2.hover.com. I ...
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SPF/DKIM setup for a registrar's email forward

I have a number of domains with a registrar with straight forward forwards to another email address. The system has worked flawlessly for a lot of years over a lot of domains but recently I created a ...
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Different nameserver and glue record

I have a domain called domain.com (already working and in production) and that domain is already using ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com as nameservers. Now I have created new Authoritative DNS ...
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DNS Delegation with Netlify DNS & Domain.com registrar

I am new to web deployment. I have a domain registered with Domain.com as the registrar, let's say it is something.press I want to deploy a React app to Netlify (via Github integration) and use my ...
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Are NS records for a .com domain stored by the registrar or the .com registry?

Let's say I own example.com, that I bought by ExampleRegistrar. Let's say that, by default, this registrar uses their own nameservers ns1.exampleregistrar.com, ns2.exampleregistrar.com. Thus, when a ...
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Whois tells me a domain is unregistered but registrars want ~$3k for it. How come?

Whois tells me tiger.top is unregistered but NameSilo, Hover and Namecheap all claim that it is a 'premium' domain and want over $3k for its initial registration. What's going on? Why is the price so ...
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If two RDAP server responses disagree, what happens?

My current registrar (which I won't name here) seems to be having troubles. Their RDAP server is reporting very, very out-of-date information. And as I dig around it seems most (possibly all) of their ...
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Configure DNS for email forwarding plus remote web hosting

I have a domain name with a registrar that does not offer hosting. So far I've just been using ImprovMX to forward emails to a gmail account. I would like to continue doing this, but now I would also ...
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How long will it take a domain to become available after showing a status of pendingdelete / redemptionperiod?

I'm trying to secure a .co domain and it shows it expired on 12/22/2020. Registry Status: clienttransferprohibited / pendingdelete / redemptionperiod I understand it goes through various updates at ...
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Domain name service transferring from Wix

I'm transferring my domain registrar from Wix to AWS Route 53 since I'm going to host everything on AWS anyway. All instructions to decrease downtime on my website says to change the NS records on ...
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Former employee registered corporate domain to themselves

Not sure if serverfault is the right place for this question but I'm at my wits end. I work for Company A. A former employee registered our corporate domain (a.com) to their personal email at name@...
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how to modify zone file in AWS?

If a domain was purchased from a registrar A but the DNS settings for that registrar point to Amazon, where do I edit the zone file in AWS? Do I have to create a new Hosted Zone or edit a zone file ...
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Azure to Ionos .org domain name transfer

I want to transfer a custom domain I currently have on Azure, to Ionos. But after doing all the steps with the authentication code, I get an error some minutes later by email telling me this: Dear ...
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Associate static IP address to a user friendly name [closed]

I imagine this must be a basic question for any system administrator, but I am failing to find a simple step-by-step guide. I am managing a web server with a static IP address in the standard form 137....
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Redirect SLD to subdomain on registrar using SSL and dynamic dns

I want to redirect / forward https://example.com second-level-domain to https://www.example.com subdomain without having a SSL certificate on registrar itself (but on own server). My problem is, that ...
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Trying to transfer domain out of Area 53 in AWS: Namecheap stuck at 'Awaiting release from previous registrar'

The domains are .com and .org respectively and I have unlocked them both in AWS. I have already used Area 53 to begin the transfer, but like the title says: Namecheap is still waiting, after about 24 ...
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Nameserver not resolving for all locations

I have a problem with a domain name not resolving the nameservers correctly. I am not sure where else I can ask for help. I have spent a total of about 5 hours on support line chat or on the phone ...
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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 of ...
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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?...