Determining an IP Address’ Authoritative Nameserver for PTR Records

An authoritative nameserver is a DNS (Domain Name System) server that contains the original source of information for a particular domain name. This server is considered as the ultimate or official source of DNS information for the domain and is responsible for providing the correct IP address or other DNS record information associated with the domain. When a DNS query is made for a domain name, the authoritative nameserver for that domain is queried to obtain the corresponding DNS information.

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Below is LAMP, LEMP, WAMP, WIMP LAMP LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python) is an acronym denoting one of the most common software stacks for many of the web’s most popular applications. LEMP LEMP is an open-source web application stack used to develop web applications. The term LEMP is an acronym that represents L for the … Read more

How to Edit Your Hosts File on Windows to Preview Your Website Before DNS Changes

If you ever set up a new domain hosting or migrate a domain to a new server, you will want to check to make sure that the changes are good before changing the DNS to the new server.

We often get asked this question a lot as in many cases, clients change the DNS before checking to see if there site actually works. This can lead to frustration, downtime and lost revenue and customers.

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Zip, Archive and Compress tools in Linux

Here are the different apps in linux for compressing and archiving files. Definitions: Tarball: A tarball is a collection of multiple files in Linux stored as a single file. The term tarball comes from the coal-based sealant used during construction works. A tarball is often simply called a TAR file, which stands for Tape Archive. … Read more