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    Recomend me a new registrar for my .sch.uk domain

    I need to move my school domain from its current registrar RMPLC to someone who will allow me to change my own DNS settings and control my own subdomains...

    Recommend me a registrar who understands .sch.uk addresses...

    I've talked to a couple of registrar companies who don't get it and its frustrating me.

    Cheers.

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    We changed it to our self, do you have a reliable enough connection and a backup connection from a different providor to host both the name servers on?

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    We use Zen, partly as they are our local company, but they have a nice simple web interface where you can change all the settings online.
    Very straightforward.

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    We use Ariotek for this.

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quackers View Post
    We changed it to our self, do you have a reliable enough connection and a backup connection from a different providor to host both the name servers on?
    sadly, we are on a single line with no access into our own router as it owned by swgfl - we are working on that as a seperate issue!

    Has anyone else used Host-it? they seem to be the only registrar who come high up the list in google who understand the sch.uk domains.

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    We moved .sch.uk directly from RMPLC to CS New Media Web Hosting - UK Based Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS & Dedicated Servers
    very simple - @CSNM-Carl understands the process inside out

    If you search the forums there are plenty of people happy with the service CSNewmedia offer.

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    RM's insistence that any DNS change requests be faxed through on headed paper has always struck me as a little bizzare and poorly thought through. I would have thought that emailing from the domain in question is a much more secure and obvious method, rather than letting anyone who's ever received a letter from our school fake up a request and fax it in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    RM's insistence that any DNS change requests be faxed through on headed paper has always struck me as a little bizzare and poorly thought through. I would have thought that emailing from the domain in question is a much more secure and obvious method, rather than letting anyone who's ever received a letter from our school fake up a request and fax it in!
    that and the fact it takes them about 3 weeks to do anything with it, and if you ask for anything a tiny bit complicated (like the routing of a subdomain) they bork it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
    We moved .sch.uk directly from RMPLC to CS New Media Web Hosting - UK Based Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS & Dedicated Servers
    very simple - @CSNM-Carl understands the process inside out

    If you search the forums there are plenty of people happy with the service CSNewmedia offer.
    ^ This exactly - highly recommended

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    Going to inbox him now as I have some questions...

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    CS New Media for me as well Carl knows .sch.uk domains no question and his DNS is excellent to manage and just works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    I need to move my school domain from its current registrar RMPLC to someone who will allow me to change my own DNS settings and control my own subdomains...

    Recommend me a registrar who understands .sch.uk addresses...

    I've talked to a couple of registrar companies who don't get it and its frustrating me.

    Cheers.
    We'll do it if you like. We normally bundle it into our broadband costs but it's only £50 a year to host a .sch.uk domain on its own and give you access to our control panel.

    Dave

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    Bump just to say thanks to @CSNM-Carl who put up with all my daft questions and badgering, as now I have all my DNS in an easy to use control panel with no fax machine required couldn't be happier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
    We moved .sch.uk directly from RMPLC to CS New Media Web Hosting - UK Based Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS & Dedicated Servers
    very simple - @CSNM-Carl understands the process inside out

    If you search the forums there are plenty of people happy with the service CSNewmedia offer.
    @CSNM-Carl is the man, look no further for .sch.uk. seriously (and I'm not him with a different account, although I am aware I'm starting to sound like a cheesey american advert)

    he made the process so painless.

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