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DNS Failover: server monitoring and disaster recovery

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

Server monitoring and DNS failover is a must-have for any individual and organization that interacts with customers via a website. Having a server go down is bad, not knowing about it and not having a reliable disaster recovery plan is even worse....



What to do if your domain is not resolving

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   5 COMMENTS

Resolving a hostname means to convert a hostname of the form “wwww.domain.com” to an IP address. You can use this DNS lookup tool to check if your hostname is pointing to the correct IP address. There are several reas...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON    0 COMMENTS

The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet back in October was caused by a DDos attack on one of the major DNS service provider, bringing down websites including Twitter, the Guardian, Netflix, Reddit, CNN and many others in Europe and the US. <...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

You’ve probably come across a lot of strange words and acronyms while setting up your domain name. Here are some of the most common ones that you should be aware of so you can sound smart with your friends. ...