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Old 17th March 2006, 12:02
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Originally Posted by manski
[*]I've read that you need two servers to set up an dns server. Is that right? (Because I've only one server with one IP address.)
You can do it with just one name server, but normally you should have two.

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Originally Posted by manski
[*]My webhoster offers me a web front-end to manage the DNS records for my domain. There are also two NS entries. Am I done, if I set these two NS records to my domain name (mayastudios.de) and create an A record to my IP address? Or what are they for?
You must specify two name servers here that hold the DNS records for your domain.
The DNS records must be set up on these two servers before you specify them in this interface.


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Originally Posted by manski
[*]If it's not possible to manage the subdomains with my own dns server - is it then possible to set up an dns server for a subdomain, let's say for svn.mayastudios.de, so that I can manage subdomains like test.svn.mayastudios.de?
You can manage subdomains with your own DNS servers.

You should also have a look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_name_system
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