Need Help to Add a domain with VPS

Blue Jhon asked:

I recently bought a VPS and installed LAMP & WordPress. All went ok and then I tried to add the VPS to my domain. My domain is hosted with Yahoo. I added an A record with the IP address of my VPS. But after 1 day I found it is not working. Then I tried to add a custom nameserver. I signed up for namecheap free dns. In free dns I added an A record with my VPS ip address and for CNAME I added the hostname VPS hostname. Namecheap provided me some nameserver and I added it in my domain nameserver section. But it still isn’t working. Please help me add my VPS to my domain.

My Domain Name:

My answer:

You seem to have correctly added the Namecheap nameservers to your domain’s record.

Namecheap’s DNS servers seem to have a completely empty zone for your domain. This is, of course, a serious problem.

$ host -v -t soa
Trying ""
Using domain server:

;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 43410
;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;               IN      SOA

Received 33 bytes from in 97 ms

I think you should open a support ticket with Namecheap and provide them this information. This is pretty clearly their problem.

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