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

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Can i contact the root DNS servers via Telnet?

I was wondering that if I can contact the root DNS servers via Telnet on port 53 like we do with HTTP servers?
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us fixed? [on hold]

So you have this redirect to adfoc.us / aliexpress scum right? I had it on one LAN computer that never downloaded any bad stuff and no hacked softwares and such. All nice and shine and legal. But my ...
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Personal /etc/hosts?

/etc/hosts lets you set system-wide hostname lookups. Is there a place in OS X to set per-user hostnames? I use two user accounts on my laptop and I'd like to override IP addresses for just one of ...
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Is google DNS server a placebo?

Okay maybe not, but i am a bit confused, The address of the DNS server is obtained by the modem (via DHCP) so why does it matter if we change the DNS address in windows? Is operating system's ...
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Google DNS precludes use of local servers

When using Google DNS, I am unable to DNS resolve local servers. For example, I have a local webserver known as COMPUTER8, which handles some requests. However, when using Google DNS, the DNS fails ...
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download.microsoft.com won't resolve

Currently, I am unable to download Windows updates to my PC (Windows 7), and I have discovered that the reason behind this is that Windows cannot resolve download.microsoft.com. Running nslookup will ...
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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DNSCrypt not working - server certificate possibly expired

I have been using DNSCrypt for a few days (used this guide to install dominustemporis.com/2014/05/dnscrypt-on-windows-update/) and it has been working fine for a few days. Today I switched on my ...
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Register a domain name with 💩 (unicode pile of poo) [on hold]

I'm a bit confused about the status of unicode domain names (internationalized domain name or IDN). (In case your font doesn't support it, the "💩" character in this question is "Unicode Character ...
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DNS record with two IP addresses

I have two computers with different public IP address. On the first machine let's say it has IP 11.22.33.44 is installed apache with some site. On the second machine with IP 55.66.77.88 is installed a ...
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Split current network installation in two Vlans

here I got a (really) tricky problem In my home I have a basic router from my ISP and the DHCP Server that serves every mac address with a static IP in this configuration : Family devices : ...
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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explorer or application does not resolve dns name but ping does

I made a win8pe with winbuilder everything works fine except that explorer does not resolve dns name, but it does work with ip address when try to access network server. for example, accessing ...
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Find a computer's hostname by IP address? ping/nbtstat/nslookup don't work

Note: Windows environment (servers & workstations): I'm having a small issue here at work where a server went down and the (not very smart) tech guys don't know which server was until we give them ...
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Add domain to VPS (DNS?) [migrated]

I have a VPS and some domains. I want to add one of my domains to the VPS. My VPS provider has send me his Nameservers like ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com and I changed these DNS records in my ...
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Add a DNS globally (to all ifaces)

I want to add an nameserver to be used on all connections. The DNS that I'm adding, opennic, will be giving responses for domains that my standard DNS will say don't exist. (.bit). I've added the ...
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Cant access QNAP via DNS

I have TS 219PII which up until recently I could access via my tablet using my DNS access : - ******.myqnapcloud.com:8080/cgi-bin/html/login.html?4.1.1.20140412. I can access my NAS locally via the ...
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DNS: CNAME entry breaks mail

We have a www.website.com on which www is CNAME to another website (third party service). However, when I ask the hosting company to forward website.com—without www—to the 3rd party web service, they ...
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GMAIL SMTP / DOMAIN / CLOUDFLARE / UBUNTU SERVER / H.E.L.P [closed]

' I Have A Ubuntu Server. 13.10 64x (128MB Ram, 0.6Ghz) I Have A Gmail Account. (ShayneEHartford@Gmail.Com) I Have A CloudFlare Account. (ShayBox.eu.org) I Have A Domain. ...
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Pointing a domain name to a webpage [migrated]

I'm hosting a project page on github at somedude.github.io/thingeroo and I own the thingeroo.com domain name (through 1&1.com). I know that I can set up a CNAME to point from thingeroo.com to ...
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Single website not working from my connection

I live in Europe, and a few days ago several US websites broke down. (CNN, New York Times and The Verge). They all failed to respond and timed out. Short after that CNN and NYT started working again, ...
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I can SSH into server but no HTTP, FTP or Mail

I'm stumped I've been spending the last two days on this and am no closer to a solution. I've just purchased a virtual linux server and can't get it to work I can connect to the server over SSH from ...
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Mac can't resolve PC name on a local network

I have set up a simple http server on my local Windows 7 machine and I can access it from my Mac using the ip address and port number. However I can not access it using Windows machine's network name ...
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How can I connect to UNC path on an external server in Windows Explorer?

I am using Windows Explorer and would like to connect to a certain IP address. After that, I want to connect to a different IP address through the server. Ex: A -> B -> C A is my current computer. B ...
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Wildcard DNS versus 1&1's Glue Record

I would like anysubdomain.mydomain.com to go to mydomain.com, but keep the host set as anysubdomain.mydomain.com. I recently talked to them (1&1), and not sure if they are steering me in the ...
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301 redirect DNS issues related to Nginx change

I think I screwed up something in my Nginx configuration. Here is how I can explain it: I own a domain lets call it abc.com Before all the issues happened DNS was configured in the following way at ...
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Difference Nslookup vs. ping -a

We are trying to setup reverse look-up zones in our Windows environment. Prior to setting up the zones, nslookup would fail to resolve an IP to hostname. Oddly ping -a would resolve a hostname. ...
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DHCP configuration for local DNS server

I have a server at home with several other computers/devices using DHCP to connect. The DHCP service is provided by the router. My ISP gives me a dynamic IP address so I use no-ip to get a fixed DNS ...
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Link Domain to home server

I've bought a domain (for i.e. www.mydomain.co.uk) and I've a home web server with nginx and PHP5. I want link the domain with my static home IP. What should I do? What I did: I tried to put in name ...
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Domain goes to localhost

I have a domain named ejn.nu. On some computers and networks, it sends the user to localhost when it should send the user to my server. When i do "ping", it shows the correct ip for my server and when ...
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DNS geolocation and host file

I was trying to understand DNS geolocation used to limit content country by country. As far as I understand, it is the DNS server which returns an IP address corresponding to the server that the ...
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What could be disturbing DNS lookup on the local network?

Three windows computers setup to use hard coded 8.8.4.4 and 208.67.220.220 as DNS servers are not experiencing any problems. These servers were found using the DNS benchmark utilitiy found here. ...
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Windows Server DHCP role not working correctly in VMware Player

I've got a Windows Server 2008 running in VMWare player with the following roles: Active Directory Domain Services DHCP DNS The server is using the following credentials: The IP of the (DNS) ...
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Why can't I connect to Google sites?

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'm having a strange problem with my home network (I'm connected via ethernet to an Sitecom ADSL+ router). Since yesterday morning, it's very difficult to reach every Google ...
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Events ID 4013 For DNS and 1844 for Active Directory

i have newly register a virtual private server (windows 2008 R2), my problem is when i install an Active Directory and DNS Roles its raise the below events IDs 4013 For DNS and 1844 for Active ...
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Updated DNS zone can't be seen from my local network

I have updated a domain name DNS zone on 123-reg.co.uk where I bought the domain name. I have only updated blog A record to different hosting(IP) On my PC home (windows) or another PC in the same ...
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What is wrong with my Dynamic DNS settings?

I host my own website on a home iMac. The website is accessible from its local and remote IP addresses, but recently, the hostname stopped working because the DNS stopped updating. I have been ...
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can't reach domain controller when internet interface is enabled

What I want: -Windows Server 2008 R2 guest acting as Domain Controller, internet access optional -Windows 7 guest joined to the domain, with internet access. My setup is this: Server network adapter ...
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Different Traceroute Endings

Am trying to understand why Trace-route endings are different from on site to another. This below three outputs has been constant for long period of time. Using: ...
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Why can't I have IPv4 and IPv6 web access simultaneously?

I'm using a 6to4 tunnel from tunnelbroker.net to gain access to the Internet via IPv6. Even after getting the tunnel built and properly established, I wasn't able to get access to IPv6 web pages ...
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Spoof DNS in a Rogue AP

I am using 2 interfaces on my computer, eth0 grants access to the outside world and wlan0 is where the Access Point is set up. My configuration is based on 2 networks 192.168.1.0 on eth0 and 10.0.0.0 ...
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Understanding IP Information Results

Am trying to understand why some IPs like this one shows results in different country. This below output is from using IP Information function provided by DNSStuff.com. This was a key IP in ...
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Can this DNS setup ever work?

First, an anecdote involving docker, which is incidental to this question: I followed the procedure in Skydock - Automagic Service Discovery for Docker, which went well. Now I have a DNS server ...
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Windows DNS Change IPv4 vs IPv6

I want to change my DNS settings in Windows and I want to use the Google DNS Servers. In all tutorials (Microsoft or Google) I read change IPv4 OR IPv6.. What does it mean? If I change only IPv6 ...
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Resolve Subdomains to Full Domains [duplicate]

I'm trying to work out how I could configure my machine (presumably my machine's DNS settings) to resolve subdomains to the appropriate full domain of my site, mostly for shorthand purposes in ...
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DailMotion App wouldn't load Videos while DailyMotion Website works fine

I am facing a strange issue lately, When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi Network, I cannot be able to load DailyMotion videos through Android App, I have tried over dozen different phones including , ...
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How to lookup a public IP address and write only the IP address to a text file?

I have looked and found the following line of code which works fine but when run in a batch file nothing happens. for /f "skip=4 usebackq tokens=2" %a in (`nslookup microsoft.com 8.8.8.8`) do echo %a ...
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Emails from my domain treated as spam by Gmail and Outlook

I know that this question asked multiple times before but I have a little bit different situation. In Brief: I have reverse DNS, PTR records, SPF records, DKIM 1024-bit key, IP not blacklisted, ...
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The path of a request goes to the server [duplicate]

I have presentation about internet servers and I am going to talk about request,respond,DNS, CDNs and etc... I want a simple image that can show what happen when a request send form a client and goes ...
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Using dnsmasq to address machines by name and resolve external hostnames

I'm having some trouble with my dnsmasq setup. All I want it to do is resolve certain hostnames to certain ip addresses for any machine on my network. More specifically, I'm trying to enable all ...