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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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setup Mac Book Wifi interface as Wifi hotspot using specific DHCP option

I want to using my Mac Book as an access point. Besides that I also need to configure its DHCP server to not provide DNS info. For example, Mac Books AP's ssid is "MacBookHotspot". While my iPhone ...
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How is the dotted decimal IP address “1.2.3.4.5” interpreted and resolved?

The Apache Mina Ftpserver project has a unit test that checks that the IP address 1.2.3.4.5 fails to be resolved by the OS's name resolution. Specifically, the expected result of: ...
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Finding out default DNS in OS X Terminal

When doing "nslookup" on a windows machine you get the address of the default DNS you're using (http://gyazo.com/313d1ad31c1927741aa266fc7f8542fc), but for some reason you don't in OS X ...
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I can't connect to school server from within school network

At our school we have a server where we can access documents and similar. Accessing it is no problem if I connect to the network via VPN connection. But if I connect to the network via the WLAN of the ...
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Unable to access my own web page OSX Server

I have recently set up a Mac mini server in my home. I have configured the DNS settings manually by creating a primary zone being my domain and then a machine record (A Record) in order to configure ...
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Own hostname not resolved, but DNS works

Following problem on my Mac Mini: hostname brings: macmini ping macmini brings: cannot resolve macmini: Unknown host Same on other computers in the network: ping with this name does not work, ping ...
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Changing hosts file in Mac OS X does not take effect

I have tried to alter the hosts file adding my own entries to access sites that are being blocked by my ISP. When address the entries as follows 194.71.107.82 totallylegalsite.se After adding ...
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Set port for DNS on OS X

I'm using OS X 10.9.1 and I want my DNS lookups to happen on port 54 instead of 53. First I looked here but the file states: This file is not used by the host name and address resolution or the DNS ...
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Using Maverick, I modified my hosts file to deny access to facebook, doesn't work as intended [duplicate]

I modified both /etc/hosts and /private/etc/hosts here it is ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # when the system is booting. Do not change this entry. ## ...
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How to access .local domain from a different LAN

Currently configuring a new mac server to be used in an environment with 40+ macs. I am having an issue accessing the server using server.local on devices that our connected to our WLAN. Devices ...
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Different wifi networks returning different websites for same URL

I've recently changed the CNAME for my website but it's stuck on the old page. I've tried flushing my DNS cache, clearing my browser cache and restarting my Mac. I've even checked my HOSTS file, no ...
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Why does my network set my hostname? How can I stop this?

(I'm using a Mac. It triple boots OS X.8, Gentoo, and Windows 7. I've only noticed the problem in OS X, but that's what I use most of the time so it might be occurring in other OSes.) I've used ...
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DNS problems on Mac

I am running OS X 10.7.5. Recently I installed Vidalia/TOR. All well and good - except now I can only connect with TOR browser (which has its own issues - slow, flash doesn't work). None of my other ...
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Mac mDNSResponder.plist error

So, a friend of mine has been having trouble with his internet (skype is working, but browsers suddenly stopped working - both Safari and Firefox, and no access to the Apple app store). After trying ...
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Github local cached ip address is different then expected remote ip address

I cannot do a "Git pull" request without getting an error for public key (see below). git pull Permission denied (publickey). fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly Running the ...
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1answer
372 views

DNS resolution fails on Mac OS X for single host

I have rather peculiar problem. I run a small local network with a dedicated Bind9 DNS server. All hosts are in an invented .lan TLD. I use soemthing like service.mydomainname.lan for addressing ...
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OSX 10.8.2 does not use Search Domain

I´m trying to configure search domains on OSX, however with no succes. I configured my search domain for the Wi-FI interface on network preferences, like this: However when trying to resolve any ...
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Reset old Hostname in OS X Lion

Everytime I change the Hostname of my mac it starts to work but doesn't forget the old Hostname. For example: hostname: example.com ping example.com - it points to my computer so, I change hostname ...
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242 views

Use multiple DNS based on request host/IP

Is it possible to use different DNS servers based on the ip or the requested hostname? For example: for www.example.com the 8.8.8.8 DNS server should be used for any other request the 192.168.1.1 ...
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Tumblr custom domains don't load at all

This seems really obscure, but for some reason ALL Tumblr sites that use a custom domain don't load for me. Regular Tumblr subdomains do load, though. For instance, this loads for me: ...
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After Flushing DNS on Mac, IP still showing incorrectly

I'm working with a website that changed servers, and even after it fully switching over, I still get the old IP when doing nslookup. I've tried flushing my DNS on my router and computer, and it still ...
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How to set up local DNS server with conditional forwarding?

I'm trying to set up a DNS server that will forward some but not all lookups to Google's 8.8.8.8 DNS server, mapping a few specific domain names to other IP addresses (of my choosing) instead. I have ...
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How do I change the computer id on my mac?

I bought a late 2009 Mac Mini recently, updated it to Lion, and was rather frustrated to find that even after changing the Bonjour, DNS, and local network name, the terminal prompt (and "Computer ID" ...
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How do I (near) simultaneously make use of 2 different DNS systems/servers?

I often have to switch what IP a name resolves to in order to do certain tasks when constructing or more specifically moving websites/web apps, to a new platform/server. Many times I have to go back ...
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Cannot Access Website First Time Through Router And Later It Seems To Forget Routing Table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot Resolve Host Or Access Website Through Router Would be helpful to those who are willing to help with this one. I evaluated the problem and it is for computer ...
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406 views

How do I host multiple websites on a Mac?

I work on several PHP and JSP websites on my MacBook (running development Apache server and Tomcat) and they all are hosted on shared servers. What I want to do is to clone my MacBook to a Mac mini ...
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How do I use my localhost DNS server when offline, on Snow Leopard

I've followed these instructions for setting up a local DNS server on my mac, and using it to server wildcard subdomains on localhost. It's a really nice thing: ...
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How do you get OS X 10.5+ to resolve all .local DNS lookups using mDNS?

OS X 10.5+ has some slightly odd resolver configuration to work around broken networks. It's described here. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3473 The problem I'm having is that our network doesn't ...
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Access a Mac via hostname.local from a Windows PC

I'm the only Windows user at my workplace full of Macs. Of course, being the only person with a different setup, I'm often left to do my own IT troubleshooting. The issue I have is that everyone's ...
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Bizarre DNS Issue

I've been having an intermittent issue recently on my MacBook Pro: every so often, I'll start getting bad DNS results. For example: I type in facebook.com, and another website loads up instead of ...
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Ubuntu Guest on VirtualBox on MacOS ping does not work, nslookup works perfectly

I have an Ubuntu guest -- more precisely Yahoo Cloud VM on Virtualbox on the top of MacOS. I have configured VirtualBox to serve internet connection to the guest using NAT. Ubuntu uses dhcp to get IP ...
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MacBook Pro 10.6 losing dns service, network connection still functional if you know the ip address

MacBook pro connected to a wireless network (not sure about wired) I lose DNS. I still have a functioning connection and as long as I know the ip address of the website, server... for example skype ...
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Nameserver query order in Mac OS X?

I have a home network with 2 Macs and one Linux box. There is a caching DNS nameserver on the Linux box. I would like the Macs to use the caching server, and only if that is inaccessible fall through ...
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1answer
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Can I use TCP as DNS query protocol on Mac OS?

I'm using Mac OS, Snow Leopard 10.6.2, and I'm suffering from UDP packet loss during DNS query. So my web browser is too slow to surf internet nicely. But it worked very well when I tried a DNS query ...
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Can't resolve localhost on Mac OS X Server

I have a server running OS X Server 10.5 and it can't resolve localhost to 127.0.0.1. When I try ping this is what happens: > ping localhost ping: cannot resolve localhost: Unknown host SSH and ...
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1answer
940 views

How do I flush the DNS cache in Mac OS X 10.5?

I have done some changes to /private/etc/hosts on my mac and need to flush the DNS cache. Previously been using lookupd -flushcache on Mac OS X 10.4 to do this successfully. However something seems ...
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DNS lookup problems Mac OS X - but nslookup works!

I'm having DNS lookup problems on my internal network. I'm using an internal DNS server with the ip 192.168.1.254. If I use nslookup everything works like it should: hawk:~ user$ nslookup ...
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4answers
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Connected to office via VPN. How to resolve computer names?

I'm using VPN Tracker to get an VPN connection to work. My problem, though, is that I have to use ip addresses to connect to 'in-office'-computers. How can I make my mac resolve computer names ...
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How is DNS used by individual processes?

When resolving FQDNs or machine names to IP addresses on my local network (mycompany.internal) I can use dig on the command line (linux/mac) or nslookup (windows) to query the configured server and ...
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How to troubleshoot “Server not found” messages while browsing?

On my Mac with OS X Snow Leopard, I continually get "Server Not Found" errors on my web browser (Firefox) while browsing various web sites. In attempts to resolve the problem I've tried the following ...
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Mac internet speed

I'm trying to diagnose some internet speed issues on my MacBook. It's happening everywhere I use the internet -- at home (Comcast), at work, at my favorite cigar store. (All are wireless.) At first, ...