DNS and Zone Files

By | 2019-03-21T12:34:59+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

  In simple words, DNS – Domain Name System, translates human-readable domain names to machine-readable IP address.  A DNS zone is a portion of a domain name space using the Domain Name System (DNS) for which administrative responsibility has been delegated. Every domain name has several DNS settings known as DNS records. To keep these [...]

What is DNS propagation?

By | 2015-10-23T08:34:20+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

When a domain name is registered or has the name servers changed with your domain name registrar the changes are not instantly seen by every ISP. The ISP must update their DNS tables to see the changes. This process make take 24 - 48 hours to complete.

What are my dns server settings?

By | 2015-10-23T08:30:58+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

Our dns servers information is as follows: dns.trouble-free.net ( dns2.trouble-free.net ( If you need a third nameserver use the following: ops.trouble-free.net ( You will need to contact support to insure the third server is added to your dns zone file.   You may also refer the following video tutorial about DNS Management. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAbFtYA7-ws

Is the domain name I want available?

By | 2015-10-23T08:27:35+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

You can see if the domain name you want is available by going to http://www.trouble-free.net/whois.html If the domain comes up with no match found it is available for registration. You can register the domain name at domains.trouble-free.net or any other domain name registrar.

How do I register/transfer a domain name?

By | 2015-10-23T08:10:31+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

Domains can be registered with InterServer during a webhosting sign up for both ASP.net and Standard shared hosting plans. For domains without a hosting plan use https://my.interserver.net to register. After logging into my portal select the domains panel to access the view domains section which an order can be placed. The direct link is: https://my.interserver.net/index.php?choice=none.view_domains_list [...]

How can I transfer my domain name to your servers?

By | 2015-10-23T08:10:31+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

To move your domain name to our servers you need to change your DNS servers associated with your IP address. In your welcome email you will be given the DNS servers and IPs to change to. This must be changed with your domain name registrar. If you are unsure of your dns registrar contact our [...]

How do I clear my local dns cache?

By | 2015-10-23T08:10:31+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|

On Microsoft Windows the local dns cache can be cleared by going to the start menu, then run, then type cmd. When in the command prompt type ipconfig /flushdns This will clear dns cache locally on your computer. If your ISP has a cache problem this will not correct it, however it will generally be [...]

BIND Reverse DNS Example Setup

By | 2019-03-12T19:37:04+00:00 October 8th, 2015|

For this example we are using the IP block 216.74.109/24 In /etc/named.conf add: zone "109.74.216.in-addr.arpa" { type master; file "/var/named/109.74.216.in-addr.arpa" }; Create the following file: /var/named/109.74.216.in-addr.arpa Inside this file use the following example configuration: $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA localhost. root.localhost. ( 991079290 ; serial 28800 ; refresh 14400 ; retry 3600000 ; expire 86400 [...]

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