Another noob lost in the woods

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by grapyono, May 30, 2011.

  1. grapyono

    grapyono New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Hi to the wonderful how to forge community!

    I have the following brief:

    To start a web hosting business, using free tools, and must include hosting my own name server!

    I have registered a
    I have created name server entries at my registrar to point to my ip address & and these point to my fixed ip address

    I have a fixed ip address

    whois query shows my as having the correct ip address

    What I would like to be able to do is point from a new registrar of a domain straight to my dns server so I do not have to use a third party dns service like (which is free but defeats the purpose of my breif).

    I have installed ubuntu 11.04 and ispconfig. I have forwarded my ports 53,80,25,110 to my server and I can see websited that have domain entries from zoneedit. I can also receive email to those domains.

    I cannot however type and end up at my server.

    Any help greatly appreciated.


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