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Is it OK to use mixed DNS servers?

You can view both adresses as totally separate. The DNS is just a big "phonebook" of IP adresses. It doesn't matter where and from which provider your system gets them from, as long as that ...
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Is it OK to use mixed DNS servers?

You are not using "mixed" DNS servers. You have specified a preferred DNS server, and a alternate fail-back secondary DNS server to be used if the primary fails to answer. There is no ...
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Does domain registrar (godaddy) automatically route subdomains to the same server as that configured for the domain?

This might be more appropriate for webmasters.stackexchange.com. That said - The first option MAY need changes on the NGINX server depending on the nature of the API and layout of the filesystem. ...
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dig and nslookup results connection timeout for my subdomain.cloudns.nz using 8.8.8.8 as dns but it works for anything else or from somewhere else

the problem is with my isp mtn irancell. just checked from other friends laptop with the same isp and difference sim cards. its alright in all other isps.
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How does DNS name resolution work?

Is that actually how DNS name resolutions works? It is. DNS is a fairly simple system. Wouldn't that mean that each "com" server would have to have NS records for every domain that ends ...
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Why are rDNS query responses not always an inverse of DNS query responses?

Forward and reverse DNS have almost nothing in common. Reverse DNS is treated like forward DNS, except for using a special zone (in-addr.arpa), which can then be delegated and subdelegated. This ...
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Which DNS records are safe to delete after setting up iCloud+ email?

As stated in the other answer the SOA and NS records are mandatory as well as the primary A record (the one matching the domainname, or @) The rest are not. However, in DNS it is not required to ...
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Which DNS records are safe to delete after setting up iCloud+ email?

One SOA record at the zone root is mandatory; the system won't let you delete it. Next to it, NS records at the domain root are required because they must match the nameservers configured at the ...
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Minecraft - 2 Servers, One IP Address, 2 Ports, 2 Domains

Oh, a friend of mine does this thing, I consulted with him, and he told me it's pretty simple there. First, you have to use the program you specified in your message because it's the easiest to do ...
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How to configure dhcpcd to work with default dns?

The DNS server address has to be written to the /etc/resolv.conf file. That's where programs expect to find it – there is no other standard place that dhcpcd would store the DHCP-provided server ...
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Removing stubborn Cisco Content Filter on macOS

The issue is not the VPN but the Cisco socket filtering app which uses the Mac network system extension. You can Uninstall only the socket filtering app which creates the network adapter extension for ...
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Secure DNS, NAT, DSNMASQ, and local addresses

"Secure DNS" is DNS-over-TLS, or perhaps DNS-over-HTTPS (aka DoT and DoH), together with using a DNS service that your browser partners with (like Cloudflare DNS). The original goal of ...
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Windows not returning any IPv6 address in DNS lookup

The answer came from @user1686 in the comments, pointing out that IPv4 and IPv6 were separated on different interfaces. It seems that our IT provisioned the Windows server with two interfaces, one ...
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why does it take chrome two minutes to pick up that a domain has been specified/blocked in the hosts file, and can that time be decreased a lot?

A few things to clear up first: The browser doesn't check the hosts file, the operating system does. Note (in case you don't already know) that you don't "block" a URL by adding it to the ...
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OpenVPN - name resolution between connected clients

Using OpenVPN in tun mode (which is the more common mode, and logical choice here) means that OpenVPN assigns a second IP address to each connected device, and clients can reach each other through the ...
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How to set up dnsmasq under linux to use a wildcard domain for local web development with lando/docker?

After lots of trail&error and reading online resources, I found a version that seems to work. Disclaimer: I highly doubt that this is the correct way to do it and there are probably better ways. I ...
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How to set up dnsmasq under linux to use a wildcard domain for local web development with lando/docker?

The nslookup tool is a simple case: it always reads /etc/resolv.conf and directly talks to whatever DNS server is found in that file. However, if you have multiple nameserver lines in that file, it'll ...
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Can I redirect to a specific IP Address depending on the incoming port via DNS on Cloudflare?

Yes in some specific cases, but not in general. Minecraft is one of the few cases where it could be done. Regular A/AAAA record DNS lookups are made long before the port comes into play – the DNS ...
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Privacy: VPN and DNS

The only advantages of using the DNS provided by your VPN provider are The DNS is at the same location as your VPN server and should have the same or similar latency as your VPN provider. If you use ...
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Privacy: VPN and DNS

There is no general answer here. It depends on the setup of the DNS server and especially the aspects that concern you, which can be privacy, speed, availability etc. I assume you are after the ...
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Restrict users from changing their Primary DNS server while connected to my Wi-Fi connection

you can' do it at Wifi configuration level, because it would suppose that Wifi have control of the clients machines, which is not the case. What you can do is filter at the gateway level, capturing ...
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