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

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Windows 8.1 DNS server setting keep reverting to auto

I want to use Google's public dns server on my laptop. However, as soon as i set the preferred server addresses and pressed "Ok", it reverts back "Obtain DNS server automatically". What's the problem ...
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PING domain is very slow but NSLookup is instant, website takes a long time to appear

My Internet is behaving very strangely the last few days, DNS resolution is very slow, PING domain can take a minute - sometimes the there's no delay for a period of time. PING IP address and ...
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DNS changes automatically to porn site DNS

I am using OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 and Windows 8.1 with Boot Camp. It is not happening everyday but it happens at least in every 3-4 days. When I log in to 192.168.1.1 and check my DNS they are just ...
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Associating a domain name with web server

I am currently running a web server on AWS and I have a domain name that I want to associate with the server. The server is running nginx on port 80 yada yada but the part I am having trouble with is ...
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What specific roles does firmware play on routers?

If routers properly implement standard networking protocols (DNS, DHTCP, TCP/IP, etc.), then wouldn't the same firmware (implementing these protocols) be applicable to all routers? I guess I'm ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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Host 2 Seperate DNS servers on one server?

Just wondering if its possible to have 2 different DNS servers on a server? For instance i am running BIND DNS (Through cPanel), and wish to run a separate instance of PowerDNS as well. Is this ...
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Weird phenomenon about my PC's primary & secondary DNS speed

I use DNS Jumper to test the speed of various DNS and this is the result: (A) Currently Using Primary: 203.144.207.29 (39 ms) Secondary: 8.8.4.4 (71 ms) (B) US Open DNS Primary: 208.67.220.220 ...
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How could I redirect in bind to another host in case server 1 went down?

I have two servers with same service, so server 1 xxx.myhost.com A record ip 1.1.1.1 server 2 xx2.myhost.com CNAME record to otherhost.com The server number 1 is the principal, so, I gave to my ...
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DNS Cache affecting HTTP requests

An odd error occured which I am trying to understand the cause. I updated a website and on some computers, a cached version of a particular .css file was being served. Other changes to the site were ...
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OpenVPN client tun device name in OSX

I have a VPN server set up that I am using to connect to from my OSX 10.9 laptop. When I load my openvpn profile with tunnelblick, it works, and I get a device named "tun0" just like you would expect. ...
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Is my Windows 7 primary and secondary DNS setting correct?

I use a Windows 7 desktop PC with a TP Link Wireless N ADSL2 + Modem Router. My PC is connected to the TP Link via a LAN cable while another 2 PCs of my secretaries are connected via WiFi. I am not ...
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Issues accessing file shares of certain servers across site to site VPN

We recently had a problem crop up with one of our remote facilities, i'm not a system admin, and we are currently without one, but I will try to explain the best I can. Employees at the remote site ...
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How can I redirect one 'vanity' domain to another domain via DNS?

I have a domain for my 'vanity urls', lets calls it ample.co, and the subdomain ex.ample.co is used for the vanity urls (using Bitly). The address ex.ample.co via Bitly redirects to example.com, the ...
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Active Directory Domain Controller with pfSense as DHCP and DNS server

I've read some conflicting posts, so hopefully I can get a clear answer. I have pfSense running as a DHCP server and DNS Forwarder. I'd like to try out Active Directory as a Domain Controller at home ...
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Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
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Why doesn't my DNS change propagate within the TTL?

Why isn't my DNS propagating correctly? It has a TTL of 3600 seconds, 1 hour, yet it is still resolving to an old IP. It's been at least 10 hours! http://www.onlinedig.com/go-dig/ C:\>nslookup ...
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DNS provider with paid or free email forward / mailinglist service for own domain? [closed]

I have my own domain, and would like emails sent to info@example.com to be forwarded to 5 external addresses. E.g. Gmail addresses. The load is perhaps 10 emails pr day. I have looked at ...
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Smart dns resolving and routing

I am running mac os x. The os has two network interfaces. LAN (restricted to be used only for intranet) and WIFI. As LAN is restricted, it blocks traffic like skype. The issue is, if I make WIFI as ...
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Particular website is not accessible when specific DNS is used

Particular website is not accessible when specific DNS is used.We can ping to that website even if cannot browse.Also in some cases can reach the domain by using IP address (Ex: ...
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cannot get Mac to do dns-sd to CUPS print queue

I'm trying to create DNS records so that Macs on our network can auto-detect available printers via dns-sd (broadcast alone isn't an option due to our WAN environment) If I manually "Add" the CUPS ...
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DNS server (BIND) stops forwarding. Restart helps. Why?

I'm encountering very strange issue with my DNS server, which is set up to forward requests for a specific domain to another DNS server. After restarting named I'm able to resolve hostnames, but after ...
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dnsmasq not working to point .local addresses to 127.0.0.1

I'd like to get .local addresses (such as test.local) to point to 127.0.0.1 but it isn't working. I'm on latest Ubuntu. In /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf I commented out dns=dnsmasq then did ...
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How to set up a .local domain on Linx?

I have multiple nginx virtual hosts all pointing to localhost. Right now they have same name different ports localhost:8080, localhost:8081. Instead I'd like them to have same port different names ...
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Site-to-Site Connection with Windows Azure

I've created a Site to Site connection using Windows Azure. My On Premise connection uses 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.0.255 and my Azure connection uses 192.168.1.0 - 192.168.1.255 on a subnet of ...
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Some pages in Chrome always redirect to ransom page at http://system-check-fyeltkhn.in

This is so weird and random that I have a problem explaining it fully. Since yesterday, those behaviors started: Some pages in Chrome are be always redirected to: ...
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DNS server cannot resolve ipredator.se domain

Since yesterday I cannot connect to ipredator.se anymore. Seems to be a DNS problem: $ nslookup ipredator.se Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 ** server can't find ipredator.se: ...
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server actions to restore web mail access

A domain name, say foo.com, is registered to company ONE. The Address record of the DNS for that domain has been changed, to map foo.com with an IP which corresponds to a server of company TWO. ...
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Can only connect to shares using FQDN

I'm trying to connect to one of my network shares using a Macbook Pro. If I type smb://mysharealias.mycompany.com/users (which is an alias), I can view the share. However, if I just type ...
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How to finish my DNS setup?

I've been working on a small project the past couple days and have hit a small wall. This is what I have so far: Static IP from Comcast Registered Domain from Dynadot Local Arch Linux DNS box ...
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SSHD reverse mapping fails, but nslookup, dig, and host resolve correctly

I just set up a dhcp/dns server to manage my home network. After I got everything up and running (and maybe before - I wasn't paying close attention), I noticed that logging into ssh was slow. I ...
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Why is Facebook's host machine not on the same network as its domain name?

Here's what I get when I ping facebook.com (the domain name) and www.facebook.com (host name of host machine)... According to http://superuser.com/a/59094/325893, the domain name (facebook.com) ...
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Forward everything from misspelled domain (DNS)

I have two domains: example.com exampel.com (wrongly spelled version of 1) Now, I want to 'forward' everything from domain 2 to domain 1, so for example: www.exampel.com --> www.example.com (for ...
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How to switch between DNS suffixes using CMD (netshell)?

at my job, I have to manually switch between: 1) append primary and connection specific DNS suffixes and 2) Append parent suffixes of the primary DNS suffix a bunch of times per day (due to a ...
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Error message while connecting to EC2 instance via Cygwin

I am trying to connect my EC2 instance using the directions my instructor provided below: "To connect to EC2 via Cygwin on Windows, you need to handle two key idiosyncrasies. First, the Windows ...
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Can't connect to one specific website after making VPN connection

When I login to my VPN and immediately after try connecting to a certain website (in this case http://www.sporza.be), Chrome responds with a "Oops, Chrome couldn't connect to..." message. I have to ...
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Why a DNS server on an ATA?

I was portscanning this home network from the outside and found three open ports: telnet(!), http and domain. I quickly realized that those ports were belonging to an Eltek R7121-L1 ATA that is ...
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Windows 7 dns resolve problems (mostly cmd)

More about the situation: I have my dns set to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 so these are probably fine communicator (skype/facebook chat) and all four web browsers in my system have no problem with dns ...
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redirect server to subdomain

i totally new in this kind of stuf. i have one webspace where my main domain is, i created there a subdomain, called cloud.awesom-media.de now i have a server with a different ip and i installed ...
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What happens if I change the DNS of system

I am using internet using Huawei USB Data Card. It has an option of Mobile broadband. and when I connect through mobile broadband I noticed that I can Change the IPv4 DNS address. What will happen if ...
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All steps to set up and resolve subdomain.localhost to 127.0.0.1?

I suddenly feel stubborn about my subdomain on localhost not working. My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 ...
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How to change the dns using command prompt?

I can't change my dns using the gui. Does anyone know how to change the DNS using command prompt in windows? Thanks
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Do you need a static IP address to setup a Web Server?

I'm thinking of getting a virtual server with a Linux Debian operating system. Now, does a Web server need a static IP address to register to the DNS server and point the location? or how would you ...
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Direcy DNS query to specific server on Mac

I found information as to how to direct a DNS query to a specific server via this link. However, I am using Mac OSX Mavericks and am having trouble replicating.
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White label Nameservers (RDNS): IP and BIND Syntax Questions

Some questions regarding setting a RDNS on a DNS cluster using BIND/WHM/cPanel + WHM DNS Only. Objective Setting up a DNS Cluster of: East US | Xen | CentOS 6.5 | with WHM/cPanel VPS | 2 IPv4 | ...
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Mysql resolving 127.0.0.1 to hostname [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect to mysql using the command mysql -h 127.0.0.1 It comes up with the error ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'mydomain.com' (using password: NO) Why is ...
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Mysql resolving 127.0.0.1 to hostname

I'm trying to connect to mysql using the command mysql -h 127.0.0.1 It comes up with the error ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'mydomain.com' (using password: NO) Why is ...
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DNS records - Site defualts to old https site

I updated the DNS records for a site, which has a https version of the site. Instead of going to the new site which is http not https, the browsers will want to default to the old https version of the ...
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Local DNS queries fail on server but work on clients

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server and I have Bind9 installed on it and configured. On client computers I have the DNS server address set to this server. nslookup for my custom DNS entries return the correct ...