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Cpanel Howto: Customers hosted on external DNS

Discussion in 'Bind/DNS/Nameserver' started by albatroz, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. albatroz

    albatroz Well-Known Member

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    What do you do if some one asks you to host a web service but your customer retains
    his email and DNS hosted elsewhere?

    Why I do is delete such Domain Zone from WHM and then
    delete that domain from the /etc/localdomains file.

    Please comment if it seems correct to you or not, or if there is something missing.
    I want to have some guides for "simple" daily tasks.

    Thanks in advance
    Alejandro
     
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    You must also put their domain into /etc/remotedomains after you remove it from /etc/localdomains. Other than that, what you've suggested seems fine.
     
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    I can´t find such file, does it means that I should create it?
    Anyway things are still working fine.

     
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    Yes, you have to create it.
     
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    as casey said :)
    Until /scripts/mailperm is run manually or by upcp or through WHM > Rebuild mailboxes ad then it will break because the domain will likely be pue back into /etc/localdomains - that's what /etc/remotedomains is for.
     
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    Isn't there an easier way to support remote DNS?

    Isn't there an easier way to support remote DNS without having to manually modify files?

    I have:

    1. websites/forums on a WHM server but with their
    2. nameservers on GoDaddy.com w/ mail also running on a separate server.

    However, WHM's DNS zones is making everything screwy and emails aren't resolving to the outside mail server from any of the other domain email accounts on the same WHM server.

    Any suggestions? A clearly written way to properly setup DNS/Nameservers would also be helpful.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    Nope, however follow the instructions above, it will work. I use'em
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