Category «Hosting Tools»

DNS propagation tool

While the concept of DNS is simple, the technical details are rather complex. Unless you work with DNS on a regular basis, the intricacies are probably a mystery.  Generally once DNS (for your website, server, computer etc) is configured, we forget about it and it just works – everyone is happy. But things happen and …

Great DNS testing tool

Since that “other provider” went to a paid model and I am cheap this is a great service to have available. http://www.intodns.com/ I just needed to use this to diagnose an issue where a server was misconfigured. The domain registar had the correct IP addrresses for the nameservers, but the local zone on ther server …