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Site unreachable for some clients after migrating DNS records

I have a static website hosted on S3. Around 4am today, I migrated the DNS records from name.com to AWS Route 53 and then updated the name servers on name.com to point to AWS. After performing a dig ...
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How can a domain name be registered and showing content but not have any DNS or nameserver entries?

I have done a whois lookup on theinsuranceemporium.co.uk but even though it outputs a test page at local.theinsuranceemporium.co.uk and a whois lookup shows the registering party, there are no DNS or ...
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Local DNS issue with TP Link router

Hi have difficulty in using TP link router (TL-R480T) as local DNS server to serve names of nodes (PCs) in a LAN. Any suggestion / solution is very much appreciated. Regards, Ashok
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Single nameserver for multiple domain names

I have bought a VPS account from godaddy and I have also bought few .com domain names from godaddy. Through the WHM, I have created two nameservers - ns1. and ns2. Now I have to create multiple ...
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Connecting domain to localhost

I want to connect my domain to my localhost server to be accessed remotely (not only on localhost). I have a static IP address available. When I type my static IP address into the browser from a ...
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Why update my domain's name servers to match the host?

I have a dedicated server with a static IP from "Company A" that I use to host my websites. All of the domains are registered and managed by "Company B". All I've ever done is update the DNS records ...
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Why don't requests for my domain arrive at port 53 of my home server even after pointing both my nameservers to my IP?

I am interested in running my own DNS servers to make it easy to make updates to my domains' A-records. I am aware of the warnings of having my webserver and dns server on the same domain. Currently ...
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Test new nameservers before switching over DNS host

Switching the host for our name servers. DNS records are set up on both the old nameservers and the new ones. I’d like to test the new ones before switching over our SOA and wondering what are the ...
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Does changing nameservers turn over A and CNAME record control to web hosting?

For example, if I have registered a domain with GoDaddy, and I point the nameservers for the domain to HostGator, do I then edit the DNS Zone from GoDaddy or HostGator? I don’t really understand the ...
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Hostname of Primary Name Server

I'm currently developing our town website that will be named ourcityname.gov.ph. Before I can register the domain name .gov.ph, I need to fill up a form. And here it is: I'm stuck on this part. I do ...
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How can I get the current cache of a target DNS server?

I know I can do something like: sudo killall -INFO mDNSResponder, and then just check the /var/log/system.log, but I want to be able to get the cache dump from a target DNS server. Is this possible? ...
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White Label nameservers running WHM/Cpanel DNS only with hostname alias

UPDATE 2/23/2016 I think my original question was confusing, so I am going to rephrase it: I have my own dedicated nameservers running cPanel DNS Only! I want to know how to give other people vanity ...
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Can one domain have multiple nameservers?

Can I have 2 sets of name servers for one domain? i.e. If the sub-domain is not found one set of name servers then it checks the next set of name servers?
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Can a web hosting server become a nameserver also?

I have a VPS hosting account with a provider and I have been given an IP address. Now when we say that 'set up a private nameserver', what exactly do we mean? does it mean that I will turn my web ...
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Resolve hostname of a Centos 6.5 dedicated server with a FQDN registered with Godddy

I have a domain registered with Godaddy and I am setting up a dedicated server for learning purposes. I want the server's hostname to be resolvable. I created custom NS records (ns1.mydomain.com & ...
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TTL when querying for any record with dig

This question comes from this topic. When I do this I get the remaining seconds until the A record expires in the queried nameserver: dig stackexchange.com However, if I do this I get the ...
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How domain provider's DNS name server entries work?

Scenario: You buy domain abc.com from provider XYZ. You want to host your own DNS server on example.com (on ns1.example.com ns2.example.com). The domain and both subdomains will point to same IP. XYZ ...
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Unable to set up name servers

I've set up a server at my house running cPanel and CentOS. I'm unable to point a domain to the server using nameserver's. I can how ever point it to my server using an A record. I've set up port ...
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NetBIOS Name resolution fails when behind another router

On "PC3", Windows name resolution fails like this. ping PC1 Ping request could not find host PC1. Please... ping 192.168.0.2 Reply from 192.168.0.2: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128 ...
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Vigor router not passing netbios request

A client has decided to change ISP. The new provider has supplied a Vigor 2830 which I am failing to configure correctly to replace the existing router (Thomson 585). A Dell 2800 running Ubuntu 14 is ...
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How to create a nameserver?

I am hosting my own website at home. I have bought a domain .com and now I have to enter two nameservers. How can I create a nameserver that would point to my IP? I have optical fiber, so I can't ...
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Nameserver setup

I setup bind on my debian box, and have setup my zone files to have my nameserver defined. When I dig, using for example: dig @123.456.789.123 ns1.mynameserver.com where 123.456.789.123 is the ...
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How to be able to resolve multiple domains using /etc/resolv.conf on Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to ping the following systems: system0.oldcompany.com system1.fing.oldcompany.com system2.newcompany.com system3.thing.newcompany.com My resolv.conf # ...
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Can I autoregister my clients/servers in local DNS?

Right now I have a W2k12 server at home that I run as a domain controller. This has the extra benefit of registering every "subordinate" computers name in it's DNS so that I don't have to go around ...
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DNS resolvation of a URL [closed]

Can anyone explain the various steps to resolving a domain name to ip address when we type an url example.com in our browser and how it returns the page example.com to user by traversing the ...
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DNS configuration in Linux

I am designing a private LAN in Linux, I have a dns server locally which had an ip address 192.168.0.20 , I had installed BIND in this server and configured both FORWARD AND REVERSE look-up in ...
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How to access my Home Server from subdomain.mydomain.com

I've just set up my home server, located at home ;) Now I want to access it (e.g. via SSH) from work. What I do have: vServer (root login) vServer has a Static IP vServer runs Debian 6.0.9 with ...
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How to make name server address permanent in /etc/resolv.conf?

I can not retain name server address I set via /etc/resolv.conf. Every time I set the value, the network manager overrides it with default gateway on reboot. How to set it right? I would prefer a ...
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My nameserver isn't registered?

My problem is that I am trying to set my domain's nameservers to the nameservers of my dedicated server. My domain is hosted by Namecheap, and everytime I try to input the two nameservers for my ...
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Setting DNS with CNames and A Records

I'm trying to help someone out with their domain. The Name Servers are on Enom. They need the subdomain m.example.com to point somewhere specific for a mobile version of the site. In order to set a ...
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Can i make cname point to remote URL directory

I have the remote url like this http://www.abc.com/my data/files and i want to make my subdomain point to this like media.mydomain.com to that so that if i have file like http://www.abc.com/my ...
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Understanding how nameserver and apache works together

I have a VPS from PHPWebhosting and use 1&1 to manage my domain names. I can either set 1&1 to point to my VPS IP, or I can set 1&1 up to use PHPWebhosting's name servers, and then use ...
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/etc/hosts Cannot point hostname to new ip

Under Linux, the /etc/hosts file can be used to override dns definitions, i.e. to point an hostname to a different ip. I need to test a new VPS. So I added a line in the /etc/hosts file: ...
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Google Public DNS is not used in trace route

In my PC i am using google public DNS as DNS server.In Internet protocol(TCP/IP) properties i have set Preferred DNS server as 8 8 4 4 and Alternate DNS server as 8 8 8 8. According to me this DNS ...
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CentOS 6 64Bit For DNS for my domain

Entries in DNS (named) are like www A 1.1.1.1 mail A 2.2.2.2 Well I am using wordpress in www.mydomainname.com now I have www.mydomain.com/?pageid=16 used for blogs so I want to add a entry in ...
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Is it possible to config FireFox to use a specific name server?

Currently my FireFox connects to internet by SOCKS proxy via: ssh -fND localhost:30000 me@192.168.x.x However, the name server for 192.168.x.x is very restrictive and blocks many hosts. Can I ...
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How can I find all the domains a specific name server is hosting?

How can I find out all the domains a specific name server is hosting? When evaluating shared web hosting services, it would be nice to be able to see how many other domains are being hosted on the ...
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Update Name Server dynamically

So far I use the nameservers like this ns1.example.com ns2.example.com ..... Let say hosting server under the above nameservers is down. Can we update NS dynamically? I mean ns1.example.com (start ...
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Most reliable IP resolution in unknown LANs

I have to configure some machines that will be attached to some network of unknown properties. Maybe some Ethernet, some wireless. What configuration will provide the best propability it will work ...
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Changing name servers locally - windows

Is it possible to change the nameservers of a specific domain locally? (On windows) I want to test a new nameserver setup before actually switching the domains dns. I can redirect the domain in the ...
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Unreliable DDNS Entry

I am trying to use my Raspberry Pi as a toy webserver from my home. I do not have a static IP address, so I am using Hurricane Electric's DDNS service. I added an A record for my dynamic public IP, ...
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DNS resolving broken after installation of bind due to iptables

I successfully configured my web server (Apache, PHP etc.) and blocked the ports I don't need using iptables, which was working perfectly fine. Today, I installed BIND and configured it, which also ...
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Why doesn't the VPN connection work through my ICS host?

I can set up Internet Connection Sharing on my Windows-7 laptop without problems. (I connect to the DSL modem via wireless) The client laptop (Windows XP) is directly connected via LAN cable to the ...
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Pointing my domain name to my home PC

I was previously paying for a VPS but have decided to setup a home server instead to save money. I have a static ip address 12.34.56.78 and have registered a domain name mydomain.com. I am running ...
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What DNS is my Powerdns recursor using?

I just setup a powerdns recursor under a clean Ubuntu 12.04 server. I didn't notice any difference in query times (using dig) so I looked at my /etc/resolv.conf file. I left nameserver=127.0.0.1 but ...
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Custom domains and nameservers

What prevents me from setting up my own name server, and registering any domain I want, with whatever TLD I can come up with? For example http://i.am.too.cool/ and http://dont.dis.my.examples/?
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Which TLD's require TCP access to the nameserver?

Has anybody got a list of all TLD's which require and only allow nameservers with TCP enabled? Our ISP who provides our nameservers, only supports adding domains for UDP answers to their ...
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Why I need to specify a DNS server in my operating system?

I have this big doubt concerning DNS. I have been watching some videos and reading about how DNS works. I think I have unsertood it except in one point. Why I need to specify in my win 7 OS or in my ...
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DNS forwarding settings: Can I use a DNS name server as target of A entry?

I have a site hosted on Webhostingpad and my domain is registered on Godaddy. In my account at Godaddy I have it set to use the Webhostingpad name servers: NS1.WEBHOSTINGPAD.COM and ...
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Why does DNS return alternately old and new addresses when you change nameservers for a website move?

Registrars warn you that the process of moving a site (and changing nameservers to do so) can take up to 48 hours to propagate. That's one thing - but why in the process of propagation does it work ...