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Discussion in 'Workarounds and Optimization' started by fulltek, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. fulltek

    fulltek Registered

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    call anyone tell me what this mess means. I get emails everyday with this message attached. I


    "IMPORTANT: Do not ignore this email.
    The hostname (logan7-ds.tikohosting.com) resolves to . It should resolve to 184.106.179.167. Please be sure to correct /etc/hosts as well as the 'A' entry in zone file for the domain.

    Some are all of these problems can be caused by
    /etc/resolv.conf being setup incorrectly. Please check this file if you
    believe everything else is correct.


    You may be able to
    automatically correct this problem by using the ' Add an A entry for your
    hostname ' under ' Dns Functions ' in your Web Host Manager"
     
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    Re: need help with DNS [ipcheck] Problem with DNS setup

    What does this mean can someone help me fix this

    IMPORTANT: Do not ignore this email.
    The hostname (logan7-ds.tikohosting.com) resolves to . It should resolve to 184.106.179.167. Please be sure to correct /etc/hosts as well as the 'A' entry in zone file for the domain.

    Some are all of these problems can be caused by
    /etc/resolv.conf being setup incorrectly. Please check this file if you
    believe everything else is correct.


    You may be able to
    automatically correct this problem by using the ' Add an A entry for your
    hostname ' under ' Dns Functions ' in your Web Host Manager
     
  3. cPanelTristan

    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    Hello fulltek,

    Right now, logan7-ds.tikohosting.com does not have any DNS zone recordd returning when I dig it:

    Code:
    $ dig +short logan7-ds.tikohosting.com
    $
    Do you control the DNS for tikohosting.com on the machine? If you do, simply add an A record for logan7-ds.tikohosting.com in WHM > Change Hostname area by clicking Change and then the next area will have a button for "Add an A entry for your hostname"

    If you do not control the DNS for tikohosting.com, then you would need to contact whoever does to ask them to add an A record. You can always change the hostname to another one in WHM > Change Hostname area to a subdomain for a domain that you do control the DNS on the server.
    Thanks.
     
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