second nameserver setup question

nooby

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May 9, 2003
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Hi

I'm setting up my first Dedicated server with Cpanel/WHM

What I want to do:

I have 1 server

But I do not want the nameserver to be my main domain. i.e. not ns1 myHostingCompany.com etc.

Instead I want ns1.genericName.com etc

What I havedone so far:

registered the ns1.genericName.com as a dns(not the real name btw)

Set them up as primary & secondary .

I have not registered myHostingCompany.com as dns.

Should I do this too or can I just use the generic?

Also is there a snapshot anywhere of how a DNS zone should look when you go to edit DNS screen??

Thanks

:)
 

hostcp3

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I have not registered myHostingCompany.com as dns.

Should I do this too or can I just use the generic?
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You can, put your hosting company on your server as a reseller with your own nameservers.

Then if you ever need to change the main ip or host domain name of the server it won't mess up all your own accounts.

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Also is there a snapshot anywhere of how a DNS zone should look when you go to edit DNS screen??
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Put a domain on the server and then look at the dns for that domain, take a snapshot of it.

if your asking about there being a snapshot of a standard dns setup on WHM, I haven't seen it, but I am sure if you search Google you prob could find something.
 

nooby

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Cool

Thanks for the reply

I also changed my server name under WHM 6.2.0

It looks like it worked.

I heard conflicting reports that it doesn't work through WHM?

It looks like it worked when I look at the dnsreport.com.

Anyways thanks

Next up SSL setup :eek: