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Nameservers not resolving to an IP

Discussion in 'Bind/DNS/Nameserver' started by CaptainC, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. CaptainC

    CaptainC Registered

    Sep 5, 2012
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    When I recieved my VPS I added two nameservers on seperate IP's

    so i had

    created the A records

    all via the basic set up screen. I then added a few accounts and everything appeared fine for a short time.

    and I created a hostname

    I then get the following

    Your hostname ( could not be resolved to
    an IP address. This means that /etc/hosts is not set up correctly,
    and/or there is no dns entry for Please
    be sure that the contents of /etc/hosts are configured correctly,
    and also that there is a correct 'A' entry for the domain in the
    zone file. etc.

    So here's the rub!

    What I didn't realise (yes understand) was that the VPS provider provided a slave dns and the VPS was already set up with and

    When I check the nameserver IP's I have 2 No IP 15 2 No IP 15

    What is the best solution to reverse this problem? Having my own nameservers is not essential and I now understand about the slave DNS.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    The following thread should be useful in this situation:

    Adding Name Servers

    Thank you.
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