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How to setup name servers ?

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by TapanB, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. TapanB

    TapanB Active Member

    Nov 29, 2004
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    I bought a domain name and I bought 2 x dedicated server with cpanel. I needed to create my own name servers for both of the servers.

    My domain provider provides me DNS Management but I have to change domain's dns to domain provider's dns.

    So my domain eg., i changed its name servers to the ones provided by domain provider so I can use dns management i.e:,

    After that I setup 4 child name servers (2 each for my 2 dedicated servers) i.e: -> Dedicated server 1 - IP -> Dedicated server 1 - IP -> Dedicated server 2 - IP -> Dedicated server 2 - IP

    Then I goto DNS Management provided by my domain provider and do the following entries:

    For dedicated server 1: IN A IP (same as IN A IP (same as IN A IP (same as

    For dedicated server 2: IN A IP (same as IN A IP (same as IN A IP (same as

    Then in WHM I setup name servers's like that only and add their A entries.

    But when I check dns report it says that Glue is missing and clients are unable to open their websites, some are able to some are not. Why is this happening ??

    Have I missed any step ??

  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    You may find the following thread useful:

    [Tutorial] Nameserver configuration on cPanel servers

    Did you change the name servers for your domain name at the registrar after creating the name servers at the registrar? This is a separate step you must complete.

    Thank you.

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