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DNS Guide

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If you want to know more about the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) architecture and its relationship to domain registration, IPv6, or need a reference resource for DNS information, how-to guides and other DNS solutions, visit Zytrax.com’s DNS for Rocket Scientists.

This Open Source Guide is about everything DNS and (mostly) BIND 9.x on Linux (Fedora Core), BSD’s (FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD) and Windows (Win 2K, XP, Server 2003). “It is meant for newbies, Rocket Scientist wannabees and anyone in between.” Besides info on zone files, security threats, IPv6, DNS tools utilities and glossaries you also get a brief history on name servers and a Quickstart guide for BIND 9 software.

Free URL Redirect Service

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Unlike other services offering redirects, Jambai’s comes without ads. You can sign up for a free sub-domain name and use it to access your website, no matter where it is hosted. Visitors to your site won’t see your URL in the address space of the browser, only the chosen sub-domain. The site claims to not tolerate any spamming used in conjunction with using their service. They will also delete any account that has been inactive for a year or more.

Bad Domains 2

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One of our readers sent a link to this batch of bad domains posted on and we thought you might like them – or not! It may not always be a big deal to have a bad domain, or it may even be good for marketing purposes, but looking at the list below will give you a good idea of what to avoid and what to look for when buying your next domain. So here goes – look closely at the URLs… these are all real websites:

whorepresents.com

therapistfinder.com

gotahoe.com

Bad Domain Names

Check out this list of bad domain names at 200ok. You may have the best intentions when trying to come up with the right domain name, but these examples show that when you look at the words without spaces, they magically form different kinds of words! The best way to avoid this scenario is to take a look at what your domain would look like written down on a page. It also helps to show your possible domains – in writing – to a few other people; they may ‘see’ something that you didn’t notice before…

Domain Age Checker Tool

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Domain age can be a factor for rankings in search engines. It also matters greatly when buying or selling domains and websites. You can check your own or a competitor’s domain age quickly at Search Engine Genie’s domain age checker.