What is the DNS Trailing Period?

The Problem If you are like me, proper DNS formatting was elusive and challenging to wrap your head around, particularly because of the trailing period. I would consistently create incorrect DNS records because I did not understand the DNS trailing period and how it was interpreted by different UI systems.

How to Configure DNS & Add Domain

Hivelocity gives you the ability to use our nameservers for your domain. Using the myVelocity portal we will be adding a domain for DNS configuration and creating a few records to show you how you can do the same for your website. If using Hivelocity’s nameservers you will want to

Create a DNS Entry for the Web Server in WHM

Creating DNS Records in WHM If you are hosting your nameservers on your cPanel server you may need to adjust or create DNS records depending on your needs. DNS records can be created and edited from WHM panel for all accounts on the server. If you don’t have access to

Create a DNS Entry for the Web Server in cPanel

Creating DNS Records in cPanel If you are hosting your nameservers on your cPanel server you may need to adjust or create DNS records depending on your needs. DNS records can be created and edited from cPanel for individual accounts on the server. If you have access to WHM you

Secure an open recursive DNS server

Follow These Instructions to Lock Your DNS Server Down These changes restrict recursive and caching lookups to only the IPs blocks listed in the configuration. A recursive look up is when a DNS server gets queried for a domain which it isn’t authoritative, for example if you queried your nameserver

How to Setup DNS Server on Windows Server 2012

Setting Up DNS Server To install and setup DNS server on your Windows Server 2012, just follow these 11 easy steps! To begin: Log in to your Windows server with the administrator user.   Open Server Manager     Click the Manage menu and then select Add Roles and Features.

How to change the DNS records for a website in Plesk 12

Login to Plesk control panel Under Hosting Services click on Domains for which you want to work with. On the next step, on the right hand you will see the list of the domains that are hosted on the server. Click on the domain for which you want to change

How to change DNS records in Plesk

To get to the DNS editor, do the following: Log into Plesk Under Hosting Services, click on Domains Find the domain in question, and click on the corresponding link that says “Control Panel” (on the far right side) Click the “Websites & Domains” tab Click the “DNS Settings” link Click

How to manage DNS zones for a domain

1. Login to Plesk 2. Click Website & Domains 3. Now click DNS Settings 4. Click on “Manage‘ next to domain you want You should see the Description of the Tools in DNS. From here you can manage the records.

Managing Your DNS Zones in Plesk

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