Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

4

NS Records in the zone file specify which hosts are authoritive for the domain. One of the NS records will point back to the server you are querying once recursion has provided the NS records to get you to the authoritive Name Servers. NS records are pointer records for more information about a zone (non-authoritive NS records). When you query an ...


4

The forward and reverse DNS need to match. The name itself does not matter. For example in my domain (ziobro.info) I have a record: rack2 IN A 162.219.7.27 My provider has a record: 27 PTR rack2.ziobro.info. in their corresponding in-addr.arp file. One of my mail domains (ziobro.rochester.ny.us) has the appropriate ...


3

You can list a host (IP address) under as many domains (names) as you wish. DNS A records work as a directory listing indicating what IP address(es) to use to connect to the named host. Web servers use virtual hosts to allow different names to resolve to different content. Some web hosting plans work this way with multiple domains being served by the ...


1

This call to the dig command command lists the MX records for strongimages.tld. The choice of display options suppress extra commentary from dig, you just get the lines with the records. You can undo the displaying of these lines by clearing the screen. If any server on the way logged or cached your request, you can't undo that unless you have ...


1

No; not all the way from the .com domain (actually I think you meant from the root domain?). The NS records for stackoverflow.com have a TTL of 172800, so those are cached a lot longer than the 300 seconds of the www.stackoverflow.com CNAME record and the stackoverflow.com A record. So after those CNAME and A records have expired, the NS records will ...


1

You can use the resolv.conf.head and resolv.conf.tail files to add lines before and after the content generated by resolvconf



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible