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Old 17th July 2006, 13:37
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Originally Posted by pesja
Well Till,

I tried as you said to connect with my ftp-client at www.testdomain.com and it worked well. A little bit strange as it sound, because almost all my life i reached ftp-servers with ftp.testdomain.com, but this will works also. Thank's.
It is a workaround for users to create a additional subdomain like ftp.testdomain.com for FTP, but it is not very common. Maybe you used always the same ISP software that uses this naming scheme.

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But the other thing I don't onderstand well. As I read it well, you say that even if I make an A record (ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) it will not work on my ISP hostserver because my dns server also is installed on it.
DNS records may take up to 48 hours to propagate. Is your server the authoritive nameserver of the domain, it is not enaough to just run a nameserver on your server, it must be also authoritive for the domain.
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