I’ve learned that there is nothing more peaceful than a sleeping child.
– Anonymous, Age 30
To an Internet Administrator, there is nothing more peaceful than a stable and optimized DNS server. The moment there is a wrong configuration,the server wakes up and starts crying, sites and email goes down. An important part of keeping DNS that way is properly setting up the SOA records.
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MX stands for Mail Exchange Records. MX records are used in DNS records(or Zone files) to specify how email should be routed.
Lets take an example of say email@example.com.
This is how a typical DNS record(for mydomain.com) looks like.
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Here are some more Mulla Nasruddin Stories. None of these are my original stories and I have made no such claims either. These are just collected in one place for you to enjoy and understand this great folk character…
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I’ve learned that in every face to face encounter, regardless of how brief, we leave something behind
– Anonymous, Age 45
And the perfect way to for you to have a face to face encounter and connect with your Website Visitor is through Podcasts. Podcasts allow your visitors to hear your articles and see your videos through syndicated subscriptions or simply through your website.
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People start a Hosting business for various reasons. Some treat it as a second source of income. Some prefer it as a Run from home type of job. Some choose it for its reasonably low startup costs.
There are some reasons though, why you shouldn’t get into the Hosting business. Do not come into this business if you want a stress free life. Someone’s site going down is certainly not a piece of cake, especially when the customer is on phone with you. This business is stressful, if you are a small business or if you have a million dollar hosting business. Web Hosts who have grown big are still stressed out, even if they have employees to take care of things.
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