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Domain transfer from Network Solutions to AWS Route 53

I am looking for a solution to mitigating 2 days of downtime. I reached out to network solutions and they do not have control over the TTL of the Name Server records (which is 2 days or 172800 ...
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Whether CNAME is transfer to NS value by domain provider?

Such as, I registered a domain example.com on GoDaddy, the below is my analysis in GoDaddy: Host Type Line Analysis @ CNAME default 23he.16cdn.com. @ NS ...
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Route53 not showing name servers

When I use the aws - route53 console's "Test Record Set" it will return the list of name servers, however when I run dig NS <domain> no routing entries are listed. [ec2-user]$ dig NS <domain&...
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redirect traffic to aws S3 / Cloudfront but keep dns and email at namesecure

I have a domain registered at Namesecure but want to host the content on AWS S3 (also using Cloudfront). I want to keep DNS and email handling at Namesecure. How should I go about this? Thank you! ...
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How to fix systemd-resolve on ubuntu?

systemd-reslove seems to be working However DNS is slow if nameserver 127.0.0.253 It works fine if I replace that with nameserver 8.8.8.8
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Is there a way to force Bind9/Named to always request recursion?

From what I can see, RD bit is set on queries only when the resolver is using a forwarder. If it uses a hint or a master record it does not set the RD bit. I know this is configured so that ...
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Nameserver 127.0.0.53 unable to resolve domain names

I know there is an easy fix to the problem by adding nameserver 8.8.8.8 to /etc/resolve.conf but this is merely a hack and not a proper trouble shoot of the problem that caused the problem. If I am ...
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unable to access my site after nameserver change

A few days ago, I purchased a domain on godaddy and set its nameservers to netlify's nameservers as a temporary change. The site and domain worked fine and I viewed it on chrome on my phone and PC. ...
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Using a private domain to connect with a server

I'm a bit struggling with using a domain to connect a domain with my server. First of all, I'm using a Debian Linux(of course actually Raspbian, because the server is running on Raspberry Pi 3). Let'...
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How to force a computer to use a specific nameserver for lookups?

I know that you can edit /etc/hosts to make certain hostnames resolve to specific IPs, but is there a way I can force my machine to use a certain nameserver for a domain? For instance, if I own ...
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nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf vs /etc/sysconfig/ifcfg-eth0 on Centos 6 / RHEL 6 server

If nameservers are configured with both nameserver entries in /etc/resolv.conf and DNS1/DNS2 entries in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 on a Centos 6 / RHEL 6 server, which one will take ...
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If a WHOIS search returns 428 domains on the nameservers for that domain, does that mean that server is hosting 428 domains? [closed]

I've just done a WHOIS search on whois.sc for our company domain and the nameserver section says that our nameservers "(has 428 domains)". Does that mean there are 428 domains hosted on the same ...
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How come this query shows the same address for non-authoritative answers and authoritative answers?

So, if i query slash16.org: nslookup -type=ns slash16.org Non-authoritative answer: slash16.org nameserver = ns-686.awsdns-21.net. slash16.org nameserver = ns-1989.awsdns-56.co.uk. slash16.org ...
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What does a public nameserver actually do?

I am trying to understand the purpose of public DNS nameservers (public as in not an SOA; like 8.8.8.8). I executed a dig +trace command, and, as far as I can tell, the only time the nameserver is ...
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Is It Possible To Have Bind Answer Authoritatively For Local Domains?

Just as the title says: is it possible to have Bind (named service) on a Linux machine (Fedora 27, Server Edition) answer authoritatively for local domains or, at the very least, answer in such a way ...
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Can A Site Be Reached Without A Router Or ISP?

From what I understand, when going to site, the router first goes to the ISP's Resolver Name Server. From there, it either finds a cache of the site's IP, or it goes to sub-sequent Name Server's to ...
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How can a site have the domain name www.com? [closed]

I noticed that www.com is a valid domain name. Is this because the .com nameserver has an IP registered for the name www, and therefore its a valid domain name? If so, what is the purpose of the www ...
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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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Workaround for non-static IP's on website hosts

I am able to control a domain of example.one.com. I want to host the site on host that only provides a dedicated IP, not a static one. The managers of one.com will not set a dns record to send example....
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What's wrong with this BIND zone definition? [closed]

@ IN SOA @ ns.mycompany.com. ( 0 ; serial 1D ; refresh 1H ...
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How do DNS name databases are built?

Some online security checking tools have a database of DNS names linked to an IP. For example on https://www.ssllabs.com when I request stackoverflow.com (151.101.129.69), the result contains : ...
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What information can an ISP record solely from DNS queries?

I realized recently that my VPN's DNS requests were transmitted to my ISP's DNS server (even though my HTTP and HTTPS requests were properly transmitted via the VPN). I did some research and have a ...
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Cannot configure local DNS server on Slackware

I want to configure bind (v9) on Slackware (v14.2) so that example.com resolves to the IP address of the local Apache server. This is my /etc/resolv.conf: # Generated by dhcpcd from eth0.dhcp # /etc/...
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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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DNS LOC Purpose

So, I recently discovered the LOC record type for DNS, which allows you to identify a location for the related server. It appears that the usage has some ambiguitiy and could identify the server ...
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DNS propagation not happening on local network

I've read lots of similar questions and answers but nothing fits. I updated my website's nameserver to reflect a change with my hosting company. Did this on Friday or Saturday with my registrar (...
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If top-level domain servers return only the domains of nameservers, how do DNS providers contact said nameservers?

So, as I understand, after a DNS provider (e.g. Google's 8.8.8.8) has queried the root name servers for the top-level domain servers (e.g. "com"), it asks the top-level name server for the domain of e....
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Resolve my domain to the IP address of another domain [closed]

I have a domain mysite.com with access to set any nameserver. I want to point it to the IP address which is behind mysite.xy.com, because the ip address is dynamic, but this url always is updated with ...
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Routing subdomains with AWS and Route 53

I am following these instructions from Amazon: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/CreatingNewSubdomain.html#CreateZoneNewSubdomain As I need to route a subdomain to a GitLab ...
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Which DNS configuration is better for a MX record type?

Which DNS configuration is better for a MX record type? 1.- Having a single MX reord type mx.domain.com resolving to a two A record type: MX 10 mail.domain.com. -> A 1.1.1.1 ...
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Docker can't resolve hosts which require multiple nameservers

I'm running a Docker container which clones some git repositories and builds a project inside of itself. It clones code from 2 different repositories: one is public github.com and the other one is ...
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How can I check if a name server supports DNSSEC?

My Advanced Tomato Router uses the local ISP DNS servers. How can I see if those name servers support DNSSEC? Similar to How can I check if a domain uses DNSSEC? but not domain.
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Multiple domain nameserver registrations

I registered a domain on dot.tk (domain registration company for .tk) and forwarded it to my website hosted elsewhere. This resulted in A record being created pointing to my website's (static) IP ...
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Whats the correct WHM setup for AWS EC2 with ROUTE53 custom nameservers

I currently have a reseller hosting account, and I want to setup and move everything to a new hosting platform on AWS I have setup an EC2 instance on AWS and installed WHM. Its running fine. I setup ...
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How to access expired domain host from old DNS record?

I'm trying to access a website whose domain has just expired. The old IP address resolves to 206.225.92.33 which is the parent hosting company and not a dedicated address. The domain name was ...
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Multiple Name Servers on one Domain

Is it possible to have two sets of nameservers for one domain... e.g. ns-1382.awsdns-44.org needed for site running of AWS and NS29.DOMAINCONTROL.COMNS30.DOMAINCONTROL.COM required by another site ...
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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 I am having 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.
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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 ...