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How to configure custom nameservers.

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by Shixons, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Shixons

    Shixons Member

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    Hello,

    Some months ago I've tried to configure custom nameservers in WHM with no success, I'm actually using Cloudflare on my sites so I don't need my nameservers working but now I want to create an account for a friend on the server and he needs the nameservers.

    My server have 4 dedicated IPs.
    In WHM > Nameserver Selection > I have checked "BIND".
    In Basic cPanel & WHM Setup > I have ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com each one with one IP assigned.
    In my domain registar I have ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com pointing to the IPs assigned by WHM.
    In Resolver COnfiguration > I have two IPs I don't know where they came from, ¿what should I put here?.

    But my nameservers aren't working, also my domain is pointing to CloudFlare nameservers, ¿should I add something to the DNS records in CloudFlare?.

    Thanks.
     
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    dalem Well-Known Member
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    In Resolver Configuration (leave alone they are your providers DNS resolvers)

    if mydomain.com is pointed to cloudfare then you need to ad the A records there


    But my nameservers aren't working? how do you know they are not working have you pointed a domain to these name servers
     
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    OK I will try then tomorrow and see, to be sure, all I have to do is:

    assign ips to the nameservers in basic config (whm)
    assign the same ips to the nameservers in the registar
    and assign A records with the same ips in cloudflare?.

    I know my nameservers aren't working by runing CSF security check, it says any of the nameservers are working.

    Thanks for your help ;).
     
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