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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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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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How to figure out which application is sending a DNS query on OS X?

Using Wireshark, I found some unusual DNS queries that were ad-related. But I don't know which application was doing this. Is there any way to figure that out?
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OS X not resolving hostnames for SSH/HTTP

I have a Debian server named neptune, with a static IP of 192.168.1.10 which provides SMB, Intranet and SSH services. On my Windows computer it resolves fine, yet on my Mac it appears under "Shared" ...
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Mac OS X 10.9 treating subdomain as top-level domain?

I seem to constantly have trouble resolving hosts on my network from OS X systems. I have a domain (let's call it mydomain.com) with a lab.mydomain.com subdomain and the host I want to get to, at ...
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OSX 10.9.2 - Cant access some site on Wifi (namely github.com)

I started experiencing this issue a while ago, probably not too long after OSX 10.9.1 update (not sure about this but would make sense), while it was working just fine before. I basically cannot ...
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Permission issue on some files on a NAS D-link DNS 325

I have some permission issue with folders on my NAS, and I have no idea how to get the reset permission for these files. I'm having a D-link DNS-325. My volume is mounted using afp, connected with a ...
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What could be causing imac to not access certain sites?

My iMac has security off, firewall, antivirus etc. Yet somehow there are a few websites it cannot access that my macbook can. On the same network. Tried different browsers. Checked the hosts file. ...
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Why do DNS service discovery queries for private networks get sent to my ISP?

I was doing some testing lately that involved re-ruoting (proxying) regular DNS queries on a personal Mac OS X machine through my software and back to the DNS server of my ISP. I had the opportunity ...
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Set Search Domains from Terminal

Is there a file that I can view/edit from terminal that has a list of the search domains? I know it's possible to set these up from the DNS tab in the Network preferences, but is there a way to do it ...
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Can flush DNS command resolve internet speeds?

Was assisting a user that had been downloading 8 movies from iTunes. Her speed was sitting at .06 mbps down with ethernet. Restart and power cycle got her up to 2.36 mbps down. 0% packet loss. I ...
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Whois command corrupted on mac

Whois lookup is not displaying correct information. Dig and other network commands work perfectly correct and I'm able to connect to any/everything. However, this whois lookup corruption concerns me. ...
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what is a scoped dns query?

In MAC OS X (Mavericks) i see multiple resolvers and i dont understand the difference between scoped and non-scoped dns query resolver as displayed below. $ scutil --dns DNS configuration resolver ...
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VPN DNS Configuration bug in OS X

I am using TunnelBlick to connect to an VPN (OpenVPN) with OS X 10.9.2. I can authenticate and pass traffic but the DNS entries injected from the VPN do not work. Here is the output of scutil --dns ...
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Cannot access facebook, google, gmail on macosx (timeout) possibly https related?

I'm having the wierdest problem, I can't access facebook.com, gmail.com and google.com (possibly other websites as well). Chrome compains that the website is taking too long to reply, same with ...
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Can't access certain websites

I'm trying to access the site http://www.svenskadomaner.se but it's unreachable from my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.8.5). The domain belongs to a web hosting company and it's not only this specific site I ...
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DNS Server or Modem

Last night I started receiving phishing pop ups on my windows machine when using google telling me I needed to upgrade my flash player. After a few hours of virus scans with no results I opened an ...
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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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dnsmasq - Redirect URL request to guest VM

I am running Linux Apache on my local Parallels VM as a guest, my goal is: redirect an URL request (http://test.dev) from host (OS X) to Linux Guest. I had a local dnsmasq setup with MAMP (which ...
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121 views

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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Easy way to view a website at a different IP than associated with hostname?

Some background — WordPress is really annoying in terms of what hostname you access it from, which makes creating testing environments rather painful (That is, I could create a subdomain for staging, ...
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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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Change scutil HostName to ComputerName on osx

I have about 100 users with Mac Books on which I have admin access. I have set up a dnsmasq DNS-Server on a Linux box that has the Domain "schoolnet". Now I have the problem, that all Mac Books have a ...
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My Mac is not responding for this own IP, but it's ok for everything else

My Mac has the IP 192.168.1.123 and this network settings: IP: 192.168.1.123 Net Mask: 255.255.255.0 Router: 192.168.1.3 DNS: 208.67.222.222, 8.8.8.8 and apache answer correctly if I request ...
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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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Why is the IP and host specified in the /etc/hosts not pinged as expected?

I have an entry in my /etc/hosts file which points to each host on my LAN. I've completed specified all my hosts and corresponding host mac addresses in my Time Warner supplied router. I've created ...
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Internet completely messed up after closing VPN

I use a VPN from time to time that lets me access certain resources (eg. music sites) that would normally be restricted to the US. I recently got an account for PrivateInternetAccess which works fine ...
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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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Can I use dynamic DNS with a Static DNS Entry also on OSX?

I run a local DNS server for development so I can wildcard host names to my virtual machine. This requires a static DNS entry. This kicks out the dynamic DNS. I have added the Google DNS entry for ...
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/etc/resolver forward lookup zones are not being included in name resolution

I'm trying to set up HypeDNS on Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion). It allows me to send all .hype domain names to another DNS address for lookup and resolution. I've been instructed to add the file ...
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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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DNS search suffix not working anymore on Mac osx

DNS resolution just has stopped working when connecting to our corporate VPN via openvpn using tunnelblick. When I connect to the vpn the following (examplified) DNS settings are set: ...
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Use VPN DNS only for domains matching a pattern, otherwise continue to use ISP dns

Using the chosen answer in this superuser article I've setup my mac to only send VPN traffic through the VPN. This allows me to use my office internet connection directly and not direct everything ...
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How to properly configure and connect to SOCKS proxy

At office we've got certain network traffic restrictions in place forcing me to look for other options. What I intend to configure is a SOCKS server running on Snow Leopard OSX, forwarded through the ...
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Host not resolving, ping is

I have two network cards on my Mac OS X. One for my corporate, the other one is my wlan. For all internal stuff, the corporate one should be used. I configured following: route add -net 10.0.0.0/8 ...
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In OS X, how can I prepend 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers obtained through DHCP?

I am trying to use dnsmasq to resolve certain known domains using its configuration, but let the rest of the requests go through to the normal DNS server assigned by DHCP. I cannot get this to work. ...
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Why is Chrome ignoring /etc/hosts on OS X?

I'm using OS X 10.8.5 and Chrome 30. I added 127.0.0.1 youtube.com to my /etc/hosts file such that it now contains this: # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback ...
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chromium ignores /etc/resolver/example.com

I am overriding dns entries on a Mac for example.com by using a file in /etc/resolver/example.com that contains the nameservers to use. The problem is Chromium seems to ignore these files. I have ...
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Website working on Mac, but not on Windows and Linux

I've got a website which is only available on Mac. I tried with different Windows and Linux computers. When I use ping, it gives me a timeout. Strangely enough the website is fully operational on ...
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Try two different domains for an exchange server in OSX

Our mail server is accessible through domain1 on LAN and domain2 from outside. Is it possible to round-robin a CNAME in OSX? Any other way to solve this (other than multiple Office identities, which ...
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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 over SSH Tunnel

I want to setup my OSX system such that all network traffic is done through an SSH tunnel. I've written a small script for this purpose, and these are the commands executed by it: // setup tunnel ...
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DNS resolve issue with VMWare Fusion

OK, here is my setup -VMWare Fusion 5 with NAT...On the NAT network I have a DNS server (running W12). I have added an entry for that server on my Mac's /etc/resolv.conf (and the domain too), but ...
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Can't load certain websites in Mountain Lion which load fine on Win7 laptop

This last week or so I have experienced problems being able to load github.com yet it loads fine on my phone, my Win7 laptop which are all connected over the same network. It wont work again until I ...
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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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OSX - Using different DNS for different network interface

I've an OSX Mountain Lion system and, if it's possible, I need to use different DNS servers for different networks. I'm going to explain my situation: I'm at work. I'm connected to work network (by ...
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Macbook dirty cache, after domain DNS change

I have two devices connected to the same WiFi connection. I have changed the DNS of one domain. When I enter to that domain from device A it works OK, but if I try to enter from device B it does not ...
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OSX running dnsmasq not always handling default dns queries

I'm a developer on OSX, I've always used .local for local sites im developing, Since ML I've been running DNSmasq to workaround the service query order so I can continue to use /etc/hosts to define my ...
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How to use dnsmasq with DHCP-assigned DNS servers?

TL;DR version: How do I configure dnsmasq to fall back to the DNS servers pointed to by the DHCP server on my LAN, to enable switching wireless networks? On my developer laptop I've recently started ...
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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 ...