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Questions tagged [nameserver]

A name server is a computer server that hosts a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service.

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Custom Domain Nameservers?

We are a small marketing company that does web design. One of our services we offer is we host our clients websites along with the service. Recently we purchased an in-house server that we could host ...
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Cannot connect to nameserver, using Bind on CentOS 6

Actually, this is my first time setting up a linux server. I have done many things i found on the internet to point my domain to my CentOS VPS. Everything looks just fine for me when i tested the ...
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Which name server will be chosen to handle DNS query if multiple name servers are registered

We have registered 4 name servers in tld server for our domain. Here is an example of our NS record. example.com. 172800 IN NS ns1.example.com. example.com. 172800 IN NS ns2.example.com. example.com. ...
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Why does my website's locally retrieved name server appear different from one retrieved online?

My website is not resolving correctly, so I checked the name server via nslookup in PowerShell and see bodis.com. Then I checked online, hoping I checked the same name server, and see domaincontrol....
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How to bind windows server 2016 to a domain

I have a domain that I bought from a third party website and I want to point it to my windows server 2016. I have used a shared hosting before, and the way to link a domain name to shared hosting ...
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Specifying lower priority backup IP for a nameserver

Let's assume that I use EasyDNS as a DNS service provider. There I have an A-record entry for ns-at-premises.example.com pointing to the IP address 192.0.2.123, where a DNS server is located, at my ...
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DNS Name Not Resolving After Transfer to Route53

I transferred a domain name from GoDaddy to Amazon Route53 but I'm not sure I performed the transfer properly, particularly regarding the nameservers. My issue is that the domain name is not ...
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Why does a bad sub-domain go to a search page?

I have the domain windward.net and administer the name server for it on BulkRegister. I have no A or CNAME record for rafiki.windward.net (we used to have this). So why does http://rafiki.windward....
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BIND9 - How to change ZONE-Info on secondary NS if primary is down?

I have a primary (master) and a secondary (slave) BIND9 DNS on DEBIAN9. See full config here: old Post root@server1:/etc/bind# named -v BIND 9.10.3-P4-Debian <id:ebd72b3> On my secondary NS (...
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dnsmasq: one domain, half private, half public?

Our internal office network has the same top-level domain as our company online presence, e.g. ourdomain.com. For the outside world, any public hosts (eg. blog.ourdomain.com, download.ourdomain.com, ...
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Should I add only 2 nameservers?

My servers were hosted on Azure and now I’m changing to DigitalOcean, so I also need to change the IP my domain points at, to the new server’s. I have configured everything I need DigitalOcean-side ...
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Nameserver propagation

I have recently changed the nameservers for my domain (from namecheap to yandex) but it's been almost 5 days and the changes haven't been detected over at yandex meaning I can't update the A record. ...
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How to make dnsmasq to indicate which upstream server's answer has been forwarded?

I'd like dnsmasq to indicate somehow (to the client performing the dns request) which upstream nameserver each dns response did come from. I have more nameservers configured for dnsmasq in resolv-...
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EDNS Client Subnet (ECS) : Can I receive the clients IPs by default?

I'm setting up a Bind service version 9.9.5 as an authoritative only server. I would like to know if I receive EDNS Client Subnet (ECS) queries which includes clients IPS by default. I know that I can ...
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DNS Service and Web Service, on the same server [duplicate]

I'd like to set up a DNS service on the same server that I use to host a domain's websites. I understand that this is not recommended, but there are a number of external factors prompting me to do ...
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Why can't 1.1.1.1 resolve a certain name (SERVFAIL)?

I've noticed that the cloudflare nameserver can't resolve certain DNS-names and replies with a SERVFAIL. However, when I run the dig command, I still get a reply. Why is that? $ dig sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov ...
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Upgrading Openshift-Ansible: Failed to GET hostsubnet

Introduction I am attempting to upgrade my installation of Openshift-Ansible from 3.6 to a higher version. Currently, I'm running the following in an attempt to upgrade to v3.7: ...
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How to link godaddy domain name to google compute engine?

I have created compute engine in google cloud. After that I have create a zone with the record sets of A and CNAME using external ip of my compute engine instance. I have got some name servers by ...
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nameserver doesn't work stable

I've recently bought 2 domains from namesilo. I'm using a VPS on AWS. https://duman.digital and https://dumandigital.com Both are using the same nameservers, same settings, however dumandigital.com ...
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Will a resolver know about our second nameserver if we don't have two NS entries?

We had one of our nameservers go down yesterday and everyone in the office was scratching their heads wondering why our other DNS didn't pick up the load in a timely manner (if at all). The two ...
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DNS/Name server: Configure Bind as an Authoritative-Only DNS Server

I'm new to the DNS world. I followed this tutorial to config an Authoritative-Only DNS Server. However, the tutorial is only about one domain name and I'm confused on how to add the second domain name....
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My web hosting provider is providing 4 nameservers, which do I use to to point my domain?

I host my domain at GoDaddy, and purchased hosting from another website. The new website I'm using for hosting is providing 4 nameservers, while in GoDaddy it only provides 2 text fields to enter ...
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Openvpn --learn-address with nsupdate | SERVFAIL

I've attempted searching just about anywhere I could find to figure out why a seemingly legitimate setup isn't working. I'm trying to archive DDNS with OpenVPN clients utilizing the --learn-address of ...
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How to create a sub-domain pointing to a name server

I am trying to set up a sub-domain that points to Azure name servers for App Services so we do not have to add records in the main domain. For example: Main domain: example.com > DNS provider's ...
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NS record pointing to subdomain - would this work?

I've rented the domain example.com (including *.example.com) at Foobar Domains Inc.. I'd like to have my own nameserver ns1.example.com for example.com and *.example.com. I can provide an NS record ...
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OpenVPN: Leaking DNS on Linux Clients

I've just set up an OpenVPN server. It connects fine and all, but after a check on dnsleaktest.com, I've discovered, there is a DNS leak. I've searched for solutions, and could only come up with these ...
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What steps do I follow to make a domain point to IP?

I just bought a domain from domain.com and I want to make it point to my server's IP... So far, I've added the record sets needed to Azure. 1) A (@) 2) A (www) 3) NS 4) SOA After that, I changed ...
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Use bind on VPS as authoritative nameserver for itself

Is there a way to make the DNS server I installed on host.vpsprovider.com one of the authoritative nameservers for host.vpsprovider.com? I have a VPS, host.vpsprovider.com. On the VPS I have a web ...
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cant get domains to work by pointing to my own nameservers

I have a vps running webmin and virtualmin on centos 7. I have half a dozen domain which are pointed to cloudflare, and from there i am pointing it to my vps through A records. everything is fine ...
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Error 550 + Duplicate MX records after name server change

I switched the name server of my domain name. Though, before doing so, I ensured that I had updated the MX records in the new host with Google's MX records (which is the email service the domain uses)....
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Testing DNS glue records for hidden nameservers that aren't live yet

How do I test the glue records for a nameserver that isn't live yet? I am more than happy testing glue records for domains that are live. This time however we have just started the roll out of a ...
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What happens if you have NS domains be resolved by their own NS servers? [duplicate]

Let me explain. For example, you have a site, site.com, and on the domain provider service, you decide you want to have your own nameservers, and enter the new addresses. You decide to let these ...
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Trying to set-up Authoritative-Only DNS Servers. My domains are not directed to the server

Guys I am hoping I can find help here. I am having trouble setting up Authoritative-Only DNS Servers. One server is a Cloud Virtual Server XL (master server and web server - has Plesk) the other one ...
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set long ttl on host records before nameserver change?

I'm trying to move DNS from GD to route 53 and it seems impossible to avoid downtime, even with identical zone files in both location. From my experiments, as soon as I change to 'custom' nameservers ...
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Creating DNS Zone before projects relocation when using same NS records (No Downtime Allowed)

We have 2 accounts (servers), every account has different domains attached and because it's the same company all the domains uses the same nameservers. So according to this great response of @wesley ...
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bind9: how to query external nameservers in local zone config

I have configured a zone in my bind9 installation. Its supposed to be a public nameserver which I am managing through a python script for dyndns subdomains. But my main website is hosted by 3rd party ...
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Can we update CNAME per request? [closed]

I would like to return a unique CNAME for each request and add the IP address of that CNAME to the zone files. is it possible?
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How to associate DNS requests with the requests to web server hosting that domain name?

We registered a domain name (say 'example.com') and what we want is to see who is trying to resolve the domain name and what kind of requests he send to the web server of that domain name. For this ...
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Default A record for custom nameserver

I have quite a few domains parked that are currently not in use, so I am looking into a dead simple way to maintain them and display a custom parking-page. I do not want to update every single one the ...
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Setting up a custom nameserver

I'm trying to setup my own nameservers for my server. So far I have: Installed bind9 via apt-get Updated my DNS so I have: NS1.NEWBYHOST.COM => 213.219.38.44 (and also an AAAA record) NS2.NEWBYHOST....
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Setup multiple VPS with single domain name and two set of nameservers (glue records)

I am stuck in a bit complicated situation(complicated for me, might not be for you). What I have: I have 2 virtual private servers on two different IPs eg. 192.0.0.1, 192.0.0.2(let's name these vps1 ...
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Creating NS records pointing to NS records

We have a situation where sometimes we need to get our clients to set up the NS records to point to our service. I'd like to make this as easy as possible and was wondering if I can create NS records ...
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I want to point my domain to url on another domain

I have school management system, where school owners have is registered. I am giving them a subdomain eg school1.mysite.com. All is fine till here, but one school's owner wants this to place it on ...
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How to minimize downtime when moving web hosting, using vanity nameservers

I am migrating live sites from OLD_SERVER to NEW_SERVER. I have root access to NEW_SERVER but I only have WHM access on OLD_SERVER. I know that to minimize downtime, I can reduce the TTL on each of ...
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No-IP DDNS to My Domain - What DNS Records Do I Have To Add? [closed]

I have a DDNS set up at "example.ddns.net", which is a fixed address I can always find my own server at - but I can't seem to link it with my domain name. I'm using the domain name providers own ...
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Google Domains Nameserver not resolving

I have a domain that registered on Google Domains, except I don't want to make use of their hosting options, so I've changed the nameservers to point to the hosting company's, except they don't seem ...
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Cname to replace namesever change

I'm using Cloudflare and they want me to change my nameserver from ns1.mydomain.com to ns1.lamedomain.com Can I use a cname record to keep ns1.mydomain.com or should I use "A" record and link to the ...
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How to I make a domain resolve to different IP's when resolved from internal network and external network?

So I looked through BIND and Dnsmasq and unable to figure this out. I have a few of servers on DigitalOcean, and they are on the same datacenter. I want to be able to use internal IPs to get better ...
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should a nameserver have an independant address

I spend most of my time on stack overflow, so I hope I have the right site. As long as I can remember I have always ran a small ispconfig cluster, myispconfighost.com. During this time I have used a ...
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Will a change of Nameservers affect glue records?

I need to change nameservers, but need to keep glue records as the are, If I change my domain's main nameservers will that affect my child (glue records)?