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cPanel DNS only clarification questions

Discussion in 'Bind/DNS/Nameserver' started by NW-Dan, May 6, 2013.

  1. NW-Dan

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    Greetings all,

    I am looking to add DNS only to my dedicated server and I have a few questions on the set up. I've set it up before and it worked, but I wasn't 100% sure as to what I was doing so I wanted to ask here.

    I'd like to set my servers up in this combination
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    To do so how many DNS servers do I need? I'm assuming two...one for each NS.

    Also, when setting up the DNS only it sets up just like WHM wanting two nameservers and IP addresses. What do I put here? If i'm doing NS1 do I need to put ns1 and ns2 and use the same IP for both? Do I need two IPs per server?

    Thanks in advance for the help.

    Dan
     
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    Thank you. I've read the docs and understand how to set it up...but I just need clarification as to the questions above. How many servers do i need for dns? and how do i set the nameserver?
     
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    Two is enough.

    You don't need to configure those, they are not used for anything.
    You need only 1 IP for a cPanel DNSonly server.
     
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