Here is more info, I host a few websites and used to pay someone to administer my site, but he began ignoring my emails and not help me with major problems so now I have decided to learn everything on my own. However I have a problem, with DNS now. I hope I am explaining this right since I am new to this. For a while my nameservers were (Ill use mysite as an example) NS1.MYSITE.COM and NS2.MYSITE.COM for some reason when I switched over to another server the nameservers changed to DNS1.MYSITE.COM and DNS2.MYSITE.COM. I was told by the person who set this up and doesnt want to help me anymore to change the nameservers from DNs1 and 2 back to NS1 and 2.
So I did that and my site went down, so I assumed it was because of the change and I quickly changed it back to DNS1.MYSITE.COM and DNS2.MYSITE.COM. The thing is now my site is online but the domains that I host are not online, if I type in their domain name their site wont appear as if their domain doesnt exist, it goes straight to msn search.
I use dotster, what exactly do I need to do to get this to work again? Please tell me step by step, what I need to adjust in WHM or in dotster. Thanks
it's look like u just register your domain name, but it's not, have u checked if your domain name has not expired?
If you use your OWN name server it's probably the main reason why your domain name is not pointing to your host. You must check that first your NS server are correct, then check if both are pointing to you IP server.
No it expires in 2005. Yes I am using my own nameserver, let me ask you, do I need to click on REgister Nameservers, it has a box that has a blank and then has .mysite.com, I believe the name in cpanel says family.mysite.com, so do I input family in that blank, then the IP address of my server? I am assuming this info needs to match what I have in WHM?
Yes, and I just noticed everytime I log into Cpanel WHM, I get this message to pop up:
The server was unable to lookup an an A entry for its hostname (family.mysite.com). This is generally because the entry was never added. However this could also be the result of your nameserver(s) being down. If you would like to attempt to automaticlly add the entry.
Then I add it but the next time I login the message appears.
DNS entries were not populated in the DNS zone, and under Edit Setup. There were also some problems with the DNS servers and IP allocations. I had Lexington open a trouble ticket with his upstream provider to fix the DNS/IP binding issues, and everything else fell into place.
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Originally posted by TRN Douglas DNS entries were not populated in the DNS zone, and under Edit Setup. There were also some problems with the DNS servers and IP allocations. I had Lexington open a trouble ticket with his upstream provider to fix the DNS/IP binding issues, and everything else fell into place.