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NS or SOA causing issues intermittently?

My site always seems to be loading fine for me but I started receiving reports of some people not being able to connect to the site. It seems to be a DNS issue, but I can't isolate the problem. Some ...
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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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DNS: What exactly is the SOA hostmaster?

I know that by default the value for a SOA record's RP is "hostmaster". I presume this is an alias, but what for? And would it make any difference if I put Administrator@domain.com instead of ...
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DNSReports are talking about 2 SOA records

I'm sorry to bother you. I'm actually losing my mind on my server's configuration. For more information : I have a dedicated server from Kimsufi (OVH-lowcost :D) with Debian 7.1, and a few domains ...
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Error pointing Godaddy domain to VPS

I just have bought a new domain on the provider Godaddy. I'm trying to set up the glue records in order to point to my point to my server: 137.74.194.89 I think I've done everything ok in my server ...
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Syncronize SOA serial numbers explanation

I made two successive mistakes while updating zone records. Once I forgot to increment the serial number, then next time I did put a digit more ie 20170210111 instead of 2017021011, and each time I ...
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Moving away from cloudflare

I set up cloudflare for a domain a few weeks ago as a stopgap to have TLS. I now want to move this domain to AWS and Route 53. The domain has been added to Route 53, but I'm not sure how to change ...
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Server 2012r2 DNS failover/load balance SOA entry

I have 2 Server 2012r2 servers running DNS in failover/loadbalance. They both sync fine but I have noticed that they each claim themselves as SOA. It sounds wrong to me, but is this due to the ...
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What triggers the usage of the negative time to live DNS SOA record value?

I'm reading through the following dns tutorial and it has this example in it: domain.com. IN SOA ns1.domain.com. admin.domain.com. ( 12083 ; serial number ...
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How to fix SOA error: Could not find reverse address for IP

I have just got to administer a Linux server (CentOS 6.8), where there are a handful of websites hosted. There sometimes (very rare) is a problem of requesting one of the sites, let's say example.fi. ...
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DNS problems after switching to Custom nameservers

hope you can help me with this... Last week I was required by my registar to switch from default to custom DNS servers (ns1.status2.com / ns2.status2.com) on my domain (status2.com) in order to ...
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How to set SOA Expire Value? [closed]

I ran my domain through intoDNS and the report returned a warning saying Your SOA EXPIRE number is: 3600000. That is NOT OK So I've been looking to change the value ever since. You wouldn't believe ...
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Use one $INCLUDE for the SOA record for several zone files / Bad Practice?

So, we're self hosting our DNS forward and reverse zones, and are using our upstream - ISP as slaves. Now, we've got a bunch of zones that have an identical SOA record. I want to use an $INCLUDE for ...
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Secondary DNS different SOA record

we are managing our DNS data at Azure DNS. They provide 4 NS for redundancy, but just two days ago the whole Azure DNS service went down for a few hours, and all of our services with it as well. Now i'...
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Does the SOA serial have importance when it comes to ISP caching nameservers?

Lets say I forget to update the SOA serial when updating the zonefile. Of course, this means any slaves will not sync to the master because it thinks no change has been done. The question I have, is, ...
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“SOA Serial Number Format is Invalid” warning by mxtoolbox.com - why?

When testing the SOA setting for example-domain.org on http://mxtoolbox.com/, it says that SOA Serial Number Format is Invalid The entry is ns-885.awsdns-46.net. awsdns-hostmaster.amazon.com. 1 ...
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How can I fix these SOA DNS problems?

I've set up a new domain on my new server and when testing the DNS I receive 2 warnings that I'm concerned about: 1) Delivery over IPv4 to server@domain.co.uk could not be done. 2) Failed to deliver ...
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Does SOA record need to be updated to alter nameservers

My domain registrar has a top level SOA record for my domain which is unchangeable and two NS records pointing to the default nameservers for the registrar. If I want to update my nameservers do I ...
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DNS issue “Nameserver cannot be queried for SOA.” - Eurodns registrar

Recently we purchased a few domains ( on EuroDNS, which we have been using for years), to use as sending domains for emails. Our ESP asked us to point them to their NS. All went smooth for .com and ....
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Windows 2012 Master & Ubuntu Bind 9 Slave & SOA

I'm kinda like the maid... I don't do Windows. But thanks to new things we're implementing, I'm now attempting replicating a single zone from our AD cluster. We had this working just fine but ...
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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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nameservers do not agree on the SOA serial

I have two domains pointing at the same IP address with A records. Both domains use the same two nameservers, and still I am having big connection issues for many, but not all of the customers coming ...
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My DNS zone foo.com resolves the SOA but doesn't resolve the A record

named.conf.local (included in named.conf) zone "foo.com" { type master; file "/var/lib/bind/foo.com.hosts"; }; DNS zone $ttl 600 foo.com. IN SOA server.hostname. mail.server....
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Overwrite SOA expiry in a bind9 slave name server

I run a slave name server of a domain that I do not have full control over (i.e. changing the SOA is not possibly). The SOA specifies an expiry time of one week. For various reasons, I’d like to ...
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What DNS is authoritative for my domain

I have registered and delegated a domain name thetabox.ru with the domain name registrar, which allows me to edit a zone file for my domain. I have also set up a VPS with a hosting company, which ...