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What are DNS servers?

DNS servers are the key items of an Internet domain setup. They store basic information of the domain setup, for example, they indicate which servers are responsible for displaying a website, e-mail handling and other services related to the domain. If you currently [...]

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How does domain redirection work?

When you redirect a domain, you actually provide a different web address to be visible to the user after entering the domain name in the Internet browser. This allows the visitors of your domain to be automatically directed to another website. This is useful when you [...]

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How to direct a domain to different DNS servers?

To direct a domain to different DNS servers, namely to change the delegation of a domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. On the list of domains, find the row with the domain name and point the mouse cursor to it in order to display the [...]

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Why isn't the website displayed even though the domain is directed to valid DNS servers?

After the domain has been directed to other DNS servers, the change may not be visible immediately. The information on DNS servers, to which the domain directs, is stored on the Internet in many places (so-called DNS cache) and it takes some time for this information to [...]

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How to redirect a domain to a different web address?

If you want to redirect your domain to another web address, first, make sure that the domain is directed to our DNS servers: ns1.aftermarket.pl and ns2.aftermarket.pl. To redirect a domain to a different address or to remove an existing redirection, select Domains > [...]

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How to set a 301 redirection on a domain?

To set a 301 type redirection of your domain to another website, choose the "301 redirection" option in the domain redirection form" Remember that a 301 type redirection is a direct redirection to another Web address that bypasses our servers. Therefore if you use this [...]

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What is the difference between redirection and DNS change?

Redirection of a domain and a change of domain's DNS servers (a so-called change of delegation) are two different ways to change what is displayed at the Internet domain. Redirection consists in indicating a different address of an existing website to be displayed at [...]

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What do the different types of redirection mean?

When redirecting a domain, you can use different types of redirection. Here are the differences between them: Immediate redirection consists in directing the user to another web address. After typing a domain name in the web browser, the user will notice that the [...]

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How to set default DNS servers for newly registered domains?

When registering domains on our website, you can specify the DNS servers, to which you want to direct domains. You can also change DNS servers after registering domains. However, if you register multiple domains using the same DNS servers and you do not want to enter [...]

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What does the message "The name server has not been correctly configured" mean?

If you are directing a domain to new DNS servers, they must be correctly configured to support that domain. If DNS servers are not configured correctly, the domain will not work properly after changing the DNS. For most domains, you can specify new DNS servers, even if [...]

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What does the message "The name server has not been defined in the register" mean?

Some domain registers require that each DNS server used by domain holders is placed on the list of DNS servers known to the register. Usually, the company that operates DNS servers takes care of placing servers on that list so that clients can use the company’s DNS [...]

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What is a subdomain?

A subdomain is an additional Internet address created within your domain. For example, in the domain aftermarket.pl the address blog.aftermarket.pl is a subdomain, created by adding the name "blog" to the main domain. If your domain is added to a hosting account, you [...]

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What are DNS entries?

DNS entries are pieces of information about the configuration of various services related to the domain. For each domain, you can define a number of pieces of information, for example, the address for the web server that hosts the page to be displayed. DNS entries are [...]

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What are DNS entry templates?

DNS entry templates allow you to group those DNS entries that you often use. If you set the same DNS entries for multiple domains, you can create a template containing these entries. After defining the template, you can apply it to the domains of your choice. Applying [...]

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How to add an A, MX, TXT or CNAME record to a domain?

If you want to add one of the above DNS records to your domain, follow the procedure described in the article below: Adding your DNS entry, remember to follow these rules: In the "Host name" field, enter the name of the subdomain for which you are adding your entry. You [...]

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How to change DNS entries for a domain?

To add, change or delete DNS entries for a domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. Find the domain on the list of domains and point the mouse cursor to the row with the domain name in order to display the buttons that allow you to [...]

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When will the added DNS entry be visible on the Internet?

Newly added DNS entries are updated on our DNS servers within a few minutes. With similar frequency, we delete new entries, which you have deleted from your domains. In some situations, it may take longer for the computers on the Internet to record changes in DNS [...]

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How to verify my domain with Google using a TXT entry?

To verify your domain ownership with Google, you can use an appropriate DNS record, which you can add according to the instructions below: Adding your verification record, use the following values: Host name: leave this field empty. Type of entry: TXT. Value: the value [...]

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What is the TTL value?

The TTL (Time To Live) value is the validity time of your DNS entries. This value determines how frequently other computers on the Internet will be checking if the DNS entry value has not changed. Computers store DNS entry values in their cache memory for the time [...]

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How to change the TTL value for DNS entries?

To change the TTL value for DNS entries in your domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. Find the domain on the list of domains and point the mouse cursor to the row with the domain name in order to display the buttons that allow you to [...]

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How to define a custom DNS entry template?

In order to define a custom DNS entry template, select Domains > DNS entry templates on the website menu. The list of templates you have created will be displayed. If you haven't defined any DNS entry templates so far, the list will contain one default template (empty [...]

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How to apply a DNS entry template to a domain?

To apply a DNS template to a domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. Find the domain on the list of domains and point the mouse cursor to the row with the domain name in order to display the buttons that allow you to perform operations [...]

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How to delete all DNS entries of a domain?

To delete all DNS entries of a domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. Find the domain on the list of domains and point the mouse cursor to the row with the domain name in order to display the buttons that allow you to perform operations [...]

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How to set default DNS entries for newly registered domains?

In order to configure the set of DNS entries that will be applied as default for all newly registered domains, you will first need to create a DNS template with this set of entries. When creating a template, you can choose "Set the template as default", so that, from [...]

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What do the individual types of DNS entries mean?

Different types of DNS entries are used to store different information about a domain. Here is a list of the most frequent types of DNS entries used: A and AAAA – in them you enter the IP address of a domain or subdomain. Creating an entry of this type redirects the web [...]

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Why do the defined DNS entries not work correctly?

Setting the DNS entries is an advanced operation, where you can easily make an error. If your DNS setup does not work or you receive error messages when adding DNS entries, check the following list of the most common errors made when changing DNS entries: 1. Make sure [...]

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What is DNSSEC?

DNSSEC is a service that secures DNS servers from hacking attacks that result in redirecting people trying to visit your website to a different page, for example used to steal passwords. By using DNSSEC you ensure that the data returned by the DNS servers are encrypted, [...]

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How to enable DNSSEC for a domain?

DNSSEC is automatically enabled for all domains that are directed to our own DNS servers: ns1.aftermarket.pl, ns2.aftermarket.pl, as well as our hosting DNS servers: ns1.aftermarket.hosting, ns2.aftermarket.hosting. If your domain is directed to these servers, you do [...]

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How to add DNSSEC keys to a domain?

Adding DNSSEC keys to a domain is necessary only if you direct it to different DNS servers. If the domain is directed to our DNS servers, the DNSSEC keys are configured automatically and you don’t need to do it by yourself. To add an external DNSSEC key to a domain, [...]

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How to disable DNSSEC for a domain?

If you don’t want to use DNSSEC, you cam disable it any time. To do so, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. On the list of domains, find the row with the domain name and point the mouse cursor to it in order to display the buttons that allow [...]

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I want to transfer my domain to a registrar that does not support DNSSEC, what can I do?

If you want to transfer the domain to another registrar which does not support DNSSEC, we recommend you to disable this service before you transfer the domain. This way, the domain will work correctly during the transfer and after.

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How to check if a domain has DNSSEC enabled?

If you want to check whether a domain has DNSSEC enabled, you can view the WHOIS data for the domain. To do so, select Domain > Check domain WHOIS on the website menu. If the domain has DNSSEC enabled, you will see information about it in the WHOIS data, uder the [...]

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What are DNS servers in a domain?

DNS servers in a domain are the names of DNS servers, which you want to create in one of your domains. Typically, there is no need to create such servers, because users use DNS servers provided by their domain registrar or hosting provider. If you have your own web [...]

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How to create a DNS server in my own domain?

To create or delete a DNS server in a domain, select Domains > List of registered domains on the website menu. Find the domain on the list of domains and point the mouse cursor to the row with the domain name in order to display the buttons that allow you to perform [...]

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How to correctly add DNS entries for a domain for Google Apps?

In order for the website under the domain and mail in the domain to work properly, you must add the appropriate DNS entries for the Google Apps service. For the DNS entry to work properly, the domain must be redirected to the DNS servers of Aftermarket.pl. To add a DNS [...]

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How to correctly add a DNS entry for a domain enabling verification of a domain in Premium.pl?

To add a DNS entry for a domain that allows it to be sold on Premium.pl without the need to transfer it. For the DNS entry to work properly, the domain must be redirected to the DNS servers of Aftermarket.pl. To add a DNS entry for Premium.pl for a domain, using the [...]

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