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Hiding DNS Nameserver From WHOIS

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BigKahuna, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. BigKahuna

    BigKahuna Newbie

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    I was wondering what the proper way is for hiding or masking your nameserver from WHOIS? How do people do it?
     
  2. Petrel

    Petrel Registered Member

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    Could you give an example?

    In order for the domain to work, either an IP or a domain must be the nameserver. If you didn't have one, you wouldn't know what IP the domain resolves to.
     
  3. BigKahuna

    BigKahuna Newbie

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    for example if you have hostgator hosting and you change your DNS to ns1.hostgator.com ns2.hostgator.com

    WHOIS will show that and everyone can see. I would like that hidden or masked in some way for example to ns1.randomsomething.com
     
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    x-bassist Junior Member

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    ask your hosting provider for their NS Ip.
    And set that in your registrar cpanel.
     
  5. BigKahuna

    BigKahuna Newbie

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    ok ill give that a shot
     
  6. BigKahuna

    BigKahuna Newbie

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    Ok so I got the NS Ip's from my host.

    My domain is hosted through godaddy so I just wanna make sure I'm doing the process right.

    1. Under Host Summary I click Add and add a NS1 with the NS1 IP from my Host

    2. I repeat the above step for NS2

    3. Then I go to Set Nameservers and set it to this new NS1.MYDOMAIN.COM and NS2.MYDOMAIN.COM

    Is that correct?

    as of right now it wont let me add NS1.MYDOMAIN.COM or NS2.MYDOMAIN.COM it says "Nameserver not registered." im assuming I have it give it a few hours after I add the two Host Summaries. Is this right?

    (I have a shared account with my host not a reseller, don't know if that makes a difference)
     
  7. ithebest6

    ithebest6 Regular Member

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    Its so simple dude if u are using namecheap then simply they are allowing their users this service for free you just have to forward the ips to ur dns server from the admin panel of namecheap or else one more thing you are able to do if u arent using namecheap, forward ips to ur subdomain and name it ns.subdomain.com, and use those ips as a nameserver
     
  8. themliteguy

    themliteguy Registered Member

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    If your intent is to not let people know who you are hosted with, hiding name servers will not do you any good. They can still find who you are hosted with by getting your site IP using dig, ping or tracert.