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name server IP vs web server IP

I'm doing a course on an introduction to networks and I'm struggling to visualise certain aspects of the domain name system database. (if that is worded correctly?) For example, if you perform ...
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How to access my Home Server from subdomain.mydomain.com

I've just set up my home server, located at home ;) Now I want to access it (e.g. via SSH) from work. What I do have: vServer (root login) vServer has a Static IP vServer runs Debian 6.0.9 with ...
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My nameserver isn't registered?

My problem is that I am trying to set my domain's nameservers to the nameservers of my dedicated server. My domain is hosted by Namecheap, and everytime I try to input the two nameservers for my ...
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Setting DNS with CNames and A Records

I'm trying to help someone out with their domain. The Name Servers are on Enom. They need the subdomain m.example.com to point somewhere specific for a mobile version of the site. In order to set a ...
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Can i make cname point to remote URL directory

I have the remote url like this http://www.abc.com/my data/files and i want to make my subdomain point to this like media.mydomain.com to that so that if i have file like http://www.abc.com/my ...
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/etc/hosts Cannot point hostname to new ip

Under Linux, the /etc/hosts file can be used to override dns definitions, i.e. to point an hostname to a different ip. I need to test a new VPS. So I added a line in the /etc/hosts file: ...
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How do you remove a domain from webs altogether

I have registered a domain with 1&1.co.uk about 2 months ago. I changed the nameservers to the ones that webs told me to (ns1.webs.com, ns2.webs.com) so that I could publish my webs website to my ...
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Google Public DNS is not used in trace route

In my PC i am using google public DNS as DNS server.In Internet protocol(TCP/IP) properties i have set Preferred DNS server as 8 8 4 4 and Alternate DNS server as 8 8 8 8. According to me this DNS ...
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CentOS 6 64Bit For DNS for my domain

Entries in DNS (named) are like www A 1.1.1.1 mail A 2.2.2.2 Well I am using wordpress in www.mydomainname.com now I have www.mydomain.com/?pageid=16 used for blogs so I want to add a entry in ...
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Update Name Server dynamically

So far I use the nameservers like this ns1.example.com ns2.example.com ..... Let say hosting server under the above nameservers is down. Can we update NS dynamically? I mean ns1.example.com (start ...
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Most reliable IP resolution in unknown LANs

I have to configure some machines that will be attached to some network of unknown properties. Maybe some Ethernet, some wireless. What configuration will provide the best propability it will work ...
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52 views

Changing name servers locally - windows

Is it possible to change the nameservers of a specific domain locally? (On windows) I want to test a new nameserver setup before actually switching the domains dns. I can redirect the domain in the ...
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Unreliable DDNS Entry

I am trying to use my Raspberry Pi as a toy webserver from my home. I do not have a static IP address, so I am using Hurricane Electric's DDNS service. I added an A record for my dynamic public IP, ...
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710 views

DNS resolving broken after installation of bind due to iptables

I successfully configured my web server (Apache, PHP etc.) and blocked the ports I don't need using iptables, which was working perfectly fine. Today, I installed BIND and configured it, which also ...
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Pointing my domain name to my home PC

I was previously paying for a VPS but have decided to setup a home server instead to save money. I have a static ip address 12.34.56.78 and have registered a domain name mydomain.com. I am running ...
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539 views

What DNS is my Powerdns recursor using?

I just setup a powerdns recursor under a clean Ubuntu 12.04 server. I didn't notice any difference in query times (using dig) so I looked at my /etc/resolv.conf file. I left "nameserver=127.0.0.1" ...
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Custom domains and nameservers

What prevents me from setting up my own name server, and registering any domain I want, with whatever TLD I can come up with? For example http://i.am.too.cool/ and http://dont.dis.my.examples/?
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Why I need to specify a DNS server in my operating system?

I have this big doubt concerning DNS. I have been watching some videos and reading about how DNS works. I think I have unsertood it except in one point. Why I need to specify in my win 7 OS or in my ...
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842 views

DNS forwarding settings: Can I use a DNS name server as target of A entry?

I have a site hosted on Webhostingpad and my domain is registered on Godaddy. In my account at Godaddy I have it set to use the Webhostingpad name servers: NS1.WEBHOSTINGPAD.COM and ...
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Why does DNS return alternately old and new addresses when you change nameservers for a website move?

Registrars warn you that the process of moving a site (and changing nameservers to do so) can take up to 48 hours to propagate. That's one thing - but why in the process of propagation does it work ...
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671 views

Configuring clients to use a specific nameserver for a domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set up Linux to use a different DNS server for a certain domain? Right now I have a multiple nameservers defined in my /etc/resolv.conf but they are all used ...
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How do I determine the IP address of my ISP's nameservers? (/etc/resolv.conf only shows the default gateway)

My home server is connected to the router. This is the output of the /etc/resolv.conf file nameserver 192.168.1.1 How do I determine the IP address of my ISP's nameservers?
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How to create name servers in DirectAdmin with one IP?

I have a dedicated server with DA installed, and only one IP address. How can I define a name server to point my domain to on the server? I found this guide but it talks about two IP addresses; I ...
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FQDN format in Bind zone

I'm looking over a file in a zone file: wakken.external.no ; $ORIGIN wakken.extenal.no. @ IN SOA master.removed.com. root.removed.com. ( ; ; Note: Increase serial number as part of modifying this ...
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BIND9 for local web server [closed]

I have a web server on my local network with a couple domains facing the internet. When I visit these domains from within the network I'm directed to my routers configuration page due to hairpin NAT. ...
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Error Using RockMelt Browser

When visiting my website using a browser called RockMelt I get the following error: requested range is not satisfiable Any ideas on how I can fix this issue?
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425 views

new server + domain: what to do with nameserver and dns?

I've set up a new server (Ubuntu server) (own IP) and now I need to redirect my domain to that server. How?? The domain provider (separate from server provider and separate from my isp) controls the ...
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Why common two IP addresses for two nameservers in one server

In this common case: ns1.domain.com: IP1 ns2.domain.com: IP2 What I know the two IP addresses used like if one unreachable, the other will use as a secondary choice and user still can access the ...
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1answer
379 views

DNS NAmeserver Aname and cname records

I am inexperienced in the configuration of DNS and have an issue with domain hosting set up. I have two domains: 'www.mydomain1.com' and 'www.mydomain2.com', with mydomain2 pointed to the same place ...
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2answers
810 views

Setup DNS on my server so I can put my IPs in as nameservers of my domain provider

Basically, my unmanaged VPS provider doesn't supply me with nameserver which I can use with my domain provider to route domain to my server. As I've been told: You need to configure the custom ...
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Maximum number of DNS servers in Windows

What is the maximum of nameservers one can enter in Windows? Are there differences in different versions? Linux has a maximum of three, which is set in /usr/include/resolv.h: # define MAXNS ...
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Setup DNS server on a Leopard machine?

What is the easiest way to setup a DNS server on a Leopard machine? Does Leopard come with a DNS server? My Leopard machine's virtual name is abc.local. I want to add this to the DNS server.
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How can browsers in VMs resolve hostnames of websites on parent PC?

I have a number of local websites in development on my Windows PC, set up as virtual hosts within Apache, with hostnames (along the lines of dev.example.com) resolved via the hosts file, so I can test ...