All Domain Registrars

Can authoritative name servers have the same domain name for which they are authoritative of?

Yes.  In fact, many web hosts offer what is called "private name servers" which allow you to use your own domain for your name servers.

For example, if your website is, you can setup name servers with the domains and

When you register them, each are associated with a particular IP address, which sometimes is the same as your web hosts's name server IP addresses.


Understanding Your Domain Name

Buying domain names is a very common activity on the internet and a necessity for establishing an identity on the web. However, many people still don't understand what a domain is, how it is used and how to properly maintain it. This page is dedicated to answering common questions about domain names and providing you with important information that you need to know to make sure your domain remains a useful asset.


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