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lucas's avatar
4 years ago
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Who do you use?

Right now, I'm using AWS Route 53. But it's expensive. There are many free offerings (e.g., this list). I wonder who I should trust. DNS is kinda important.
Carpetsmoker's avatar
4 years ago
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Martin
I used FreeDNS (https://freedns.afraid.org/) for a few years back in the day...
bluet's avatar
4 years ago
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I use https://www.domeneshop.no/ for my own domains.

We use https://www.gandi.net/ at work for both DNS and SSL.
lucas's avatar
4 years ago
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I would have used ghandi.net for domain registration, but it costs $5/year more than namecheap.com for each domains and certificate. And I'm cheap.
ozntz's avatar
4 years ago
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toooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Not cheap but I will toss this out there anyway. I switched my work to easydns
andre's avatar
4 years ago
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andre
A few possible downsides of gandi:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3405177
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4430004
nny's avatar
3 years ago
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gandi i use.
lucas's avatar
3 years ago
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namecheap doesn't allow you to create a zone file for your domain until AFTER you point it at their nameservers! and they don't seem to understand how ridiculous this is.
ozntz's avatar
3 years ago
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Do they auto monitor for confirmation then auto enable? I just moved a domain and got the confirmation from another vendor 24hours after I started getting valid dns responses. I hope it doesn't work like that for you
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3 years ago
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hey larz, that original twitter link is dead. how many hosted zones do you have?
lucas's avatar
3 years ago
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6. costs $3/month regardless of requests. not awful, but it's just extra money that doesn't need to be spent for world-class dns hosting.

the stupidest one: domain reg + zone hosting just to redirect thinktankforums.com here.

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