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Datacenter don't want to delegate authority

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Frankc, Aug 22, 2005.

  1. Frankc

    Frankc Well-Known Member

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    My datacenter don't want to delegate IP authority and my server is USELESS as it is at this moment.

    I can't even send e-mail out from the server or create dns entries that's recognised from outside.

    Can someone please tell me WHAT is the minimum that a datacenter must do in order for the Cpanel on my system to work properly. (Setup of RDNS entries etc)

    I already struggle for 3 weeks to get the outside world for example to recognise Cpanel (and high tech manual) dns and soa entries but without any success.

    Info would really be appreciated please.
     
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    nyjimbo Well-Known Member

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    Most datacenters wont delegate authority however that should not stop them from putting a reverse dns record in for you. I've been through several providers who will just put in a pointer for me when we build a new box and then the machine can send to other servers that require a rev dns.
     
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  3. Frankc

    Frankc Well-Known Member

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    I see thanks.

    So it means that delegation of IP's is not a pre-request for Cpanel to function properly. The problem could be that the specific domain local-hosting.co.za was a hosting account on their servers before I installed a co-location server.

    Via www.dnsreports.com I got a lot of things that point to their servers. (My IP is 196.22.134.66)
     
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