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Questions tagged [cname]

A CNAME record or Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies that the domain name is an alias of another, canonical domain name.

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How to check if two CNAMEs point to the same IP address?

I have two CNAMEs and want to verify if they point to the same IP. What is the best way to do it? Input file: cname1 cname2 cname3 cname4 ... Here is the code I have written: #!/bin/bash while ...
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Can I configure dnsmasq to use /etc/hosts to resolve the target of a CNAME?

Is there any way to configure dnsmasq so that when it receives a CNAME record, if the target is in /etc/hosts, it overrides whatever else the public DNS server says about that target and uses /etc/...
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CNAME configuration for same domain

I am very new to the networking and server configuration so, I apologize if my question is very silly. Basically, I have a site up and running and now I have decided to expand the site. I have a ...
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How to find what hostname a TLS client is connecting to || was: How to find the original service provider of information that is served by a CDN?

ok. first post after years of lurking. and even the title was a challenge in itself... Prerequisite: Company A is providing services via a CDN like Cloudflare, Akamai, CloudFront, ... Situation: (...
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How to receive email from another domain using cname?

For example, I have an address info@mail.example1.example. I want to send email to this address and receive it on info@test.example2.example or info@example2.example. Is it possible to do this trick ...
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Why CNAME is not working as supposed?

I have set a CNAME entry to redirect over Amazon S3 bucket, however there is something that doesnt works as supposed (by me of course) with CNAME I expect to redirect a fictional subdomain, say for ...
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Recursive DNS server answers with CNAME but does not return the A record

I have a recursive DNS server that forwards to my primary DNS servers in order to get a resolution. Take the example I have the below CNAME: server1.example1.com. 300 IN CNAME ...
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Forward all subdomains to main domain without changing URL?

I just bought a domain, I want to redirect all of the subdomains to the main one but without the user really "knowing", if that makes sense. I use GitHub pages for hosting. What I need is as such: ...
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Curiosity about DNS using dig command

I am analyzing the DNS section for the website imgur.com. My doubt is that when I run "dig imgur.com" dig only returns an IP address, if I run again the same command dig returns another IP address or ...
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Switch website Name Servers without or with minimal downtime?

Facts: My domain name is registered at Namecheap. My website is hosted on Netlify via an "A" & a "CNAME" record that points to them. My email MX records are Google's. The issue: Although I'm ...
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Resolve a subdomain of a CNAME

At provider 1 I have an account with the DNS record: domain.provider1.org IN NS 1.2.3.4 The resolution of foobar.domain.provider1.org is handled by my own DNS server. Now, provider 2 has ...
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Difference between CNAME and MX

I am following some instructions in pointing the email server to the domain. CName should resolve to a named server, where pop will points to a server named pop.mx***.com. Then why do I need also to ...
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How to point domain to VPS when A Records are not available

I have bought a domain and VPS from two different providers. To host this domain on VPS, I need to create A Record in domain control panel that points to VPS IP (this is what I was told by VPS ...
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Azure “No CNAME records were found. Please add a CNAME record pointing to ”

I am trying to create a new site with a given test.*.net subdomain for a client. I created the web app in Azure and gave them the IP address that the azure said to give and they somehow linked it ...
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Can't see my website after setting up CNAME pointing to Github Pages site

I have made a new website (www.codemuch.tech) using get.tech as a domain name provider. I made a CNAME record that pointed blog.codemuch.tech to my Github Pages site, ex0dus-0x.github.io. However, ...
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How do i find a list of cnames pointing to a specific address?

I'm running a security experiment and I need to identify domains that point to a particular subdomain. I was wondering if there's a way for me to find the cname's for all domains in a list somewhere? ...
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DNS: Point all subdomains to another subdomain except one

I am thinking of providing users their own personalized subdomain (ex. johndoe.mydomain.com) I understand I can do this with a wildcard CNAME entry. The problem is that I have another subdomain that I ...
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How to remove a CNAME record?

I use the hostname basic.localmachine.io for local development and it points to the localhost. For some reason, basic.localmachine.io has a CNAME set in my machine to basic.wpengine.com. I have no ...
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How to host Openshift Free Tier on <mydomain>.com and not <path>.mydomain.com

I have a Ghost Blog setup at blog-myaccount.rhcloud.com How do I make it available at mydomain.com CNAME cannot use mydomain.com and Redhat doesn't provide Nameservers or IP address.
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Is it possible to CNAME to a youtube profile?

Just wondering if there is a way to CNAME to a youtube profile? I've tried a CNAME to a subdomain that auto redirects to youtube, but that's not working (i know it's convoluted, unfortunately due to ...
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Creating multiple A-records from windows server via dynamic-dns

I have a windows server (2012 R2) joined to domain. Server has 2 NICs, each with different IP address. It is easy to create multiple static A-records on Domain Controller's DNS to give a name for ...
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Non-WWW site redirects to WWW explicitly?

I recently moved my NodeJS app to a new Openshift server. Visiting www.lsmsaSGO.com works as expected. Visiting lsmsaSGO.com seems to redirect explicitly to www.lsmsaSGO.com in the URL bar. I do not ...
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Error while visiting the site with www

I am getting a proxy error while visiting my site with www.fuitter.com. I recently added www to the cname in the route53.
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Resolving a Heroku App by Cascading two CNAMEs

I am cascading two CNAMEs, for various nefarious reasons, using AWS Route 53. I would be equally happy to use a Route 53 alias followed by an CNAME, but although both techniques appear to resolve ...
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Chrome browser history preventing url redirect

I changed my CNAME from domain.com to www.domain.com. I added a URL redirect that forwards domain.com to www.domain.com. I am facing an issue due to Chrome's browser history cache. If I visit domain....
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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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Host different pages all together [duplicate]

Let's say I have got 5 websites in the different hostings each. I want to create a page for each of them but host them all together under a subdomain of ONE hosting, For example. www.site1.com -> At ...
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how to host multiple pages from diferent domains all together?

I create landing pages in order to launch PPC campaigns for my customers. However, I would like to host them all together under a sub-domain of MY website. For example: I want that someone who ...
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CNAME on root when all other records are deleted?

I have multiple domains that should point to the same server. I would prefer to use CNAME settings for the root domain. Now I read that this is not a good idea, because MX records cannot be handled ...
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change IP when a CNAME is used

I want to set 96.7.41.139 as IP address of download.microsoft.com I checked this post: https://serverfault.com/questions/452268/hosts-file-ignored-how-to-troubleshoot and set hosts as below. 96.7.41....
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Chrome ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

I registered a CNAME record from mydomain.futbol to a godaddy domain I can correctly ping the new address, the trace route reaches godaddy servers. I can not display the page on my browser, I get this ...
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DNS: CNAME entry breaks mail

We have a www.website.com on which www is CNAME to another website (third party service). However, when I ask the hosting company to forward website.com—without www—to the 3rd party web service, they ...
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CNAME and MX records on naked domain

I have a domain (registered with Daily.co.uk) that for quite a while was set up with a CNAME pointed to my friend's webserver which uses dynamic DNS to resolve to his IP, in addition to MX records ...
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CNAME to shared IP on a cluster

I'm trying to set a CNAME record (www) at ISP-A to forward to a subdomain at ISP-B. the domain/website at ISP-A works flawlessly at ISP-A, the website at the subdomain at ISP-B works also good. but ...
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How to change / remove cPanel default website page for mail.domain.com?

I have this default page showing up every time I visit mail.mydomain.com. Here is a screenshot. I don't want this page to show up like that or even show up at all. How can I prevent it from showing ...
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Wildcard CNAME record complications?

So we're using Route53 and I wanted to set up a wildcard CNAME record to redirect any unmatched subdomains to our main domain. I tried it out and everything looks like it worked okay, but when I told ...
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CNAME records effectively being ignored and overridden by wildcard CNAME record

I recently created the following CNAME record in our public DNS in order to allow our Office 2010 clients to automatically configure themselves for Office 365 (i.e. so we can use autodiscover). ...
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CNAME not working

I've a domain name on dot.tk which is noorani.tk. My blog is running on nooranibakerally-noor.rhcloud.com. As such, I want to noorani.tk for my blog. I believe this is a cname. What I'm doing is ...
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SSL certificate for CNAME record

I have the CNAME record images.bob.com, which points to the images.susan.co.uk (images.bob.com. 1800 IN CNAME images.susan.co.uk.). I would like to ask for issuing SSL certificate for the alias....
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DNS e-mail - how to catch all @mydomain.com e-mails and sent to one specific e-mail account?

Im currently control my MX records at a DNS service provider. Lets say my e-mail is: info@mydomain.com How would I go about configuring my DNS so that it would do a catch all - on all @mydomain.com ...
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Different wifi networks returning different websites for same URL

I've recently changed the CNAME for my website but it's stuck on the old page. I've tried flushing my DNS cache, clearing my browser cache and restarting my Mac. I've even checked my HOSTS file, no ...
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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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Wrong DNS cache on Windows Vista

I'm in the process of developing website on Openshift. I've ordered an domain and set CNAME record to the address something-namespace.rhcloud.com as required in the Openshift docs. My problem is that ...
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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 NS2....
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Understanding CNAME in displaydns

On Windows, I do ipconfig /displaydns One record is: na4.salesforce.com ---------------------------------------- Record Name . . . . . : na4.salesforce.com Record Type . . . . . : 5 Time To ...
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A-record vs CNAME which one to use for changing subdomain nameserver?

I've an unique situation where I need to set-up subdomain which will point to svn. so I need svn.domain.com to point to - svn server. And domain.com to hostgator shared server. Should I use CNAME, ...
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DNS: Forward domain to another host

I was hoping some expert on here could quickly answer my question. I don't know much about DNS, so bare with me. I have a domain that is hosted with XO Communications. I want to host that domain at ...
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Set CNAME locally on OSX

I am trying to get my Mac to resolve abc.com to xyz.com. Tried in /private/etc/hosts: abc.com xyz.com and abc.com in CNAME xyz.com Neither works. Anyone know how to do this?
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CNAME pointing to one FQDN, but taking me to a different one

We have an apache server that runs our work Intranet (intranet.domain.com), as well as a test site with restricted access (dummy.domain.com). Both are in DNS and both work when I go to the full ...
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Expose a website hosted on a server with a dynamicip through a subdomain

This is what I'm trying to do: Got a Windows Server 2008 R2 instance at home (dynamic ip), and want to expose one or more of its websites (IIS 7.5). Here's what I think I should be doing, and I'm not ...