Translates domain names to IP addresses. DNS stands for Domain Name System.

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Windows XP - DNS external domains does not work

I have a DHCP and DNS server created in Linux and i have two machines: one linux and one windows xp. In my Linux machine, dns is working for internal and external domains. But, in my Windows XP, i ...
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Website resolves with old IP address - only on my computer

So I've been in touch with my hosting as I'm locked out of my website due to it resolving with my old ip address (I have tested this - i'm locked out due to the fact my old ip address just displays an ...
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How to Diagnose Firefox DNS Issues

I'm currently running Firefox 34.0 and Chrome 39.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox is presenting with extremely slow DNS look-ups that aren't occurring in Chrome. In order to repro, I've shut down both ...
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Reverse DNS Zone not working properly BIND9

I am using the 10.0.0.x scheme for my LAN. I have a Raspberry Pi that hosts certain services, including DNS. I am running into a problem with what I think is my reverse zone. The RPI is on ...
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Connect router remotely from anywhere

I'm using tp link WR1042ND wireless router and I was wondering If I can login to my router from anywhere through internet even though don't have an public ip which is needed. Is there any way ...
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DD-WRT sends itself as the DNS server to DHC clients

I'm using DD-WRT on my router (version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/11/14) mega). WAN is configured to have static IP and LAN is configured to have a DHCP server provide addresses/DNS, etc to clients. All of ...
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DNS options windows 7 aren't saved?

I'm trying to use a free DNS (such as Google's: 8.8.8.8 / 8.8.4.4) by typing this in thoses options: But when I click on "validate settings upon exit" and "ok", the network diagnostic tool from ...
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DNS using Free Webspace Hosting [on hold]

I have a website which I host on a free hosting service (www.dhost.info) under a sub-domain of the hoster's website and I use a free URL forwarding service (www.dot.tk) to get a simple URL. Besides ...
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Home wireless extender can reach modem/router but not internet

So, I bought a Netgear universal wireless extender (WN2000RPTv2) today and added it to my home network, but it's exhibiting some extremely anomalous behavior. I talked to support for about an hour, ...
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DNS config for NAT with BIND

Over the past days, i installed CentOS on a computer that I'm using to mess around with system admin related tasks. What im doing is, I'm basically making this computer into a "super router" as i like ...
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Period character used for local computer name [on hold]

I'm wondering about the period character . used as a shortcut for the local computer name. You can use it when logging into Windows 7, for example, to specify that the user account you're entering ...
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Missing DNS configuration adhoc or offline

I have dnsmasq installed locally on OS X Yosemite. Everything works fine while I'm connected to the internet via wifi. However when I go offline or create an adhoc network, I lose my DNS settings: ...
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bash script processing files with bad characters

I received a zip file with a folder structure that include parenthesis. I've worked through two processes at the cli and now merge them into a script The first searches through the file structure for ...
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cant ping specific device

i have these nodes on the same network Sasmung GT-S5300 192.168.12.38 Asus Zenfone 5 192.168.12.37 pc(windows 7) 192.168.12.36 i tried to access my pc with my samsung through web browser, and ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN - Internet Access in Parallels VM, but not in VMWare VM?

I run OS X Yosemite and have the latest versions of Parallels and VMWare Fusion. I had been running a Win7x64 Parallels VM happily for a while, until it started to lose stability. I created a new ...
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Vigor router not passing netbios request

A client has decided to change ISP. The new provider has supplied a Vigor 2830 which I am failing to configure correctly to replace the existing router (Thomson 585). A Dell 2800 running Ubuntu 14 is ...
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How to set DNS entry with no domain in local network?

I would like to refer local network computers with short DNS names, without full multilevel path. What is required for it? Probably I need to know terminology or something. I wish to configure both ...
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Windows Domain Server - Windows Domain IP addresses issue [closed]

We had 4 domain controllers. Two are dead and were forcibly removed and the metadata cleaned up. But when I nslookup our Windows domain name, it still holds all four DC addresses. Server: ...
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Chromebook ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED error

I have seen answers on similar issues for Windows, but no solution for Chromebook which is were the issue is occurring. The error will popup every now and again and then disappear after a while and ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding" error message in Windows 7

Windows 7Pro x64 8 GB RAM I have: UNplugged my cable router and wireless router, plugged back in flushed DNS, Register DNS, release IP, renew IP Tried assigning a static address using googles DNS ...
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How does a network request know where to go? [duplicate]

When a web request is made from a computer, after it has been translated to an IP address by the DNS, how does it actually know where to go? For example, if I make a request to a site being hosted in ...
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Why does nslookup give me NXDOMAIN in this case?

I'm configuring a DNS in Fedora. I have the zone file: $TTL 86400 $ORIGIN example.com. @ IN SOA ns.example.com. root.example.com( 2013121201 ;Serial 28800 ;Refresh 15 ...
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Testing DNS truncated queries over TCP with dig

I want to test if my network supports EDNS0. It means that if the record is bigger than 512byte, the DNS will be over TCP. It will ne truncated at firts using UDP ,the it willbe over tcp. I'm using ...
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How to configure apache with domain name in raspberry pi

i have a raspberry pi(IP: 192.168.1.135) connected to my PC(IP: 192.168.1.100) via LAN port. PC is connected to a router(IP: 12.168.1.1). i got raspberry to get connected to router, i bridged the ...
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Why does nslookup for espn.com give an IP that goes to go.com?

If I do an nslookup on espn.com, an IP is returned 199.181.132.250. When I put this value in the browser I get go.com. If I had add a 'Host header to the request, I still end up on go.com. What am I ...
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How do I start DNS console?

According to a blog post (it says: "Open DNS Manager by clicking Start, pointing to Administrative Tools, and then clicking DNS") I'm trying to follow there should be some DNS thingy to pick. However, ...
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Hyper-V network lab internet connectivity issue

I am newbie and trying to setup Home Network lab. I have successfully setup AD DS, DNS and DHCP servers on Windows 2012 server R2 however internet connection is not working on VHD machines. Need your ...
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How do I find the source of my DNS errors?

I have a home network with a cable modem, wireless router, several switches and powerline adapters all connected with cat5. When web browsing, I am regularly getting DNS timeouts (1-2 every 10 ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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Mac OS 10.10 ignoring Openvpn DNS settings

Running Mac OS 10.10. Setup a openvpn connection and put the DNS servers to be used with the VPN connection under VPN Profile->Advanced->DNS. When I connect, it only uses the the DNS server pulled ...
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How do I utilize hostnames on a local server?

I'm familiar with buying hostnames/domains and vaguely familiar with DNS servers for resolving domains to IP addresses, but, for a home solution I know absolutely nothing. Let's say I want to host a ...
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Make wget cache DNS resolution results

I'm using wget in a script to download a changing file from Dropbox: wget -4 -O filename.ext "https://www.dropbox.com/s/<fixed-hash-id>/filename.ext?dl=1" I notice that wget resolves the IP ...
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loading webpages hosted on home server randomly fails

I have a server that is running from my home on a LAMP stack. I have a few sites that work fine when I am on my local network but when I try to access them from outside the local network they randomly ...
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Solaris BIND / VI - how to view special characters in a zone file?

I'm having some issues with a new zone file and I recall previously that I was prone to using some special characters somewhere that confused BIND. Is anyone aware of a command that would show all ...
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No internet connection, Win7, DNS DOES resolve

I just installed a fresh new copy of Win 7 64-bit. My ipconfig says that my dns do resolve, and everything looks as it should. Device Manager tells me that my network drivers are fine, and working as ...
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The first visit to any site takes forever to load

I suspect I might have a DNS problem. Whenever I try to access any website at all, it will take dozens of seconds to load in the first time. Any subsequent access will load just fine. If I try to ...
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I get errors including “apache config test fails, aborting” when trying to create a subdomain. What do I do?

I just made a change to the httpd.conf file. The reason I did this is I'm trying to set up a subdomain. I now would like to restart apache2, but when I try to restart I run into a slew of errors. ...
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How to proxy all outbound HTTP traffic in an adhoc network

I have a network that I'm trying to set up in the following manor (seems odd on the surface but it's what I'm restricted with): Client A (os x yosemite) sends HTTP request to server D Client A's ...
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accessing local host from another computer

This is the first time I am trying to host at IAAS level. I have installed Win 8 on the VM and installed XAMP. I can access local host on the same VM. But how do I access the local host from another ...
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Why is my personal web site getting visitors at mysterious URLs? [closed]

I recently made an update to my site's visitor logging and when checking that it was working properly noticed that I'm getting visitors at URLs that do not belong to me. I was surprised to even see ...
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DD-WRT to push alternate Name Servers to clients over DHCP

In order for WiFi DHCP clients to use directly 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as name servers, DD-WRT has been configured as follow add dhcp-option=6,8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4 in /etc/dnsmasq.conf (reboot) since that ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) ...
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What IP address is DNS service returning?

Supposing I have a server on a network that has a private IP address, and somewhere on a another network is a client that has the same private IP address. It is possible beaucase they are on different ...
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openvpn client connects to server but name resolution does not work

Here is my (x)ubuntu version: root@ubuntu:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Setting a security descriptor for a directory partition in AD

We've recently migrated our domain controller from Samba 4 based setup to a Windows 2008 R2 server and there seems to be a problem with our DNS server. We're not able to add any CNAME/A/AAA entries to ...
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Internally Redirect DDNS Address to Server

How do I use my home server with DNS to internally redirect a domain name like myddnsaddress.no-ip.com to an internal address like 192.168.0.2. I have a router that supports DDNS so when I’m not home ...
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Windows 7 with two network connections needs to access specific host by name on specific connection

I'm trying to reach the web server on a host on my local subnet that has an IP address on each of two network connections. When I am using only my local office connection, my request (using the host ...
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What is DNS setting in *.network systemd-netword for when without /etc/resolve.conf does not work?

This is content of the /etc/systemd/network/dhcp.network file for systemd-networkd in Arch Linux. [Match] Name=en* [Network] DHCP=v4 DNS=8.8.8.8 I expected that this would be everything necessary ...
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How to set up Networking and DHCP in windows server 2012 inside VirtualBox?

Background: Three operating systems are installed inside VirtualBox: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8 Pro Windows 8 Enterprise So, I want to set up the Server 2012 R2 as Domain Controller, DHCP, ...