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How to call a website from pc using a non registered domain name?

Usually When you ping a website (e.g Google.com) it replies with a specific Ip My question is: Is there anyway where you can call a website and replies with an IP you have set manaually like 1.2.3.4 ...
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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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kernel upgrade causes ping to fail

I am facing some strange problem. I compiled the latest linux kernel and used "make localmodconfig" to create my .config file. In the new kernel "ping google.com" does not work. However the following ...
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www0.sun.ac.za replies to pings?

I am working in a hosting environment. I was troubleshooting a dns issue and meant to ping www.sun.ac.za (local town university) and made a typo while specifying the host. I specified www0.sun.ac.za ...
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What is 67.63.55.3?

On my Mac, if I ping a single-word domain, I see: PING asdfsad (67.63.55.3): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 67.63.55.3: icmp_seq=0 ttl=241 time=93.308 ms 64 bytes from 67.63.55.3: icmp_seq=1 ttl=241 ...
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81 views

Loopback address set for facebook and youtube

I have Windows 7 laptop. I can not access facebook and youtube. It is a office laptop and Symantec Antivirus is installed with centralize management. If I ping both the site like : ping ...
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1answer
65 views

Difference between DNS and /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS request

My question is: what is the difference between DNS and the static resolution method based on /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS connection? In order to connect to a site using https the ...
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2answers
65 views

Apparent IP doesn't take me to website

I noticed that sometimes, when ping requesting a website, I receive an IP Address that doesn't in fact take me to that domain name. It instead takes me to the default server page. For example, if I ...
0
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1answer
67 views

Page load time of websites

I'm trying to find a solution to a "problem" which occurs when opening webpages. When I'm opening to open any website (no matter which browser), for example www.stackexchange.com, it takes always 5 ...
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2answers
219 views

Ping and nslookup work, browsing doesn't

I have a problem with my desktop computer. I can execute ping and nslookup commands but browsing doesn't work well. It takes a very long time to open webpages. I have tried different browsers, ...
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141 views

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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1answer
36 views

No DNS But Internet Access

Today while using a Wifi Analyzer I noted that I had 100% loss of ping packets to the DNS Server. To try to isolate the problem I hard wired my computer to my cable modem bypassing my wireless ...
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1answer
208 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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0answers
192 views

Can't load certain websites, but everything else works

As of this morning, I suddenly can't reach certain sites at all, but all other sites load fine. The sites that don't load are major sites like CNN.com, ATT.com, etc., so they're certainly not ...
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3answers
8k views

ping can't resolve hostname, but nslookup can

ping tells me that it can't resolve some hostname ("ping: unknown host domain.company.local") in a URL but when I use host or nslookup on the same computer on the command line, the resolutions works ...
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1answer
924 views

what does it mean if nslookup and ping fail to resolve a host name but tracert does not?

This problem concerns an internal DNS server that for some reason sometimes fails to resolve the host names of some machines on the network. When it fails to resolve a host name, and this can happen ...
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1answer
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NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown How to fix it [closed]

I execute NSLOOKUP and see C:>NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown Address: 192.168.1.1 I am guessing that it should be something like C:> nslookup Default Server: ...
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1answer
115 views

Windows 8 requiring trailing dot in DNS name in order to resolve

I'm in the process of setting up a home network but I'm having issues on my Windows 8 machine. If I ping another host on my network, the name won't resolve. If I use nslookup, it will resolve no ...
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1answer
272 views

Ping, nslookup and tracert works, but I can't access server via browser - any ideas?

My office has a SBS 2011 running remote.domain.com/owa as a webmail service. I suddenly can't access this site in my browser anymore. Strange thing is that I can ping the domain with no losses. I can ...
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1answer
662 views

Why does ping to google.com or 8.8.8.8 fails

I am using Cent OS 6.4 and it is in a official lab. ping google.com gives the below output and hangs: [root@LAB1 ~]# ping google.com PING google.com (74.125.236.195) 56(84) bytes of data. ping ...
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1answer
79 views

puzzling DNS behaviour (ubuntu)

(All IPs and names have been censored, hopefully) This morning we had some connectivity problems in one of our servers. It turns out that changing our connection configuration to be IP-based (not ...
2
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1answer
1k views

LAN can connect with computer name but not with IP

I've got a small office network, about 20 machines, that all use Windows 7, and the problem described in the title. Computer TM (the troublemaker) wants to talk to Computer FS (a file server), but it ...
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1answer
64 views

When connected to VPN cannot autocomplete addresses using VPN domain

I am logged in into another company VPN and when I try to browse their intranet I get redirected to an error page since the address is being complented with the incorrect domain. When I perform ...
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0answers
75 views

Cannot connect to my win 7 machine

When I ping a windows 7 machine from my win 8 tablet: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC>ping alwyn-hp Pinging alwyn-hp.gateway.2wire.net [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of ...
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1answer
326 views

Can't resolve remote hostname from Powershell on Server 2008 R2 DC

I'm going across a problem in Powershell: I can't ping websites. Command line works properly but Powershell seems to be unable to resolve remote hostname. In Powershell I can ping local computers in ...
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1answer
246 views

Ping magically works on Windows 8

There's a remote machine named JUPITER, accessible through Win8 DirectAccess. Then just after IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS, I observe the following: ping JUPITER works and pings to an IPV6 address. nslookup ...
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1answer
98 views

Cannot SSH/RDP until after pinging URL

If, after starting system (freshly installed Linux Mint 13), I try to run: ssh mywebsite.com it hangs up with "Connection timed out". but when I open the browser and enter mywebsite.com there (or ...
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2answers
2k views

Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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1answer
713 views

Ping to dnsmasq's host resolvesto 127.0.0.1

I've just set up dnsmasq in my home lan for the first time. I got it as DHCP and DNS. Something strange is that when I ping DEV01 (which has dnsmasq) it resolves to 127.0.0.1 and I don't know why it ...
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2answers
814 views

DNS does not resolve after VPN

connected remote vpn(random vpn provider) --OK Internet access add to route tables 10.0.0.0/8(lan) to go trough local network gateway ping localnetworkcomputer with ip (10.10.74.48) --OK ...
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3answers
2k views

When I ping a server name, how is the domain determined?

On my machine, when I ping a server with fully qualified name, it works fine ping myserver.newcompanyname.com But when I ping the server name by itself, it fails. And it also indicates that it ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't ping microsoft.com from a windows computer

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook (A0531h) that cannot access (or even ping) microsoft.com. I can access (and ping) any other site just fine. I just re-installed Windows XP Pro 5 mins ago (second ...
2
votes
1answer
459 views

websites resolving in browser but not resolving in CLI. Can ping IP but not domain name (unknown host)

Hi guys I'm currently developing using rails and for some reason bundle install is returning the following output Error Bundler::HTTPError during request to dependency API Fetching full source index ...
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1answer
485 views

Can only access Internet through IE when connected to home network

I'm trying to figure out a network problem I've picked up on my work Windows XP laptop over the past week or two. Everything was working perfectly until recently. When connected wirelessly to my home ...
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1answer
2k views

DNS resolution slow, ping domain slow, ping ip fast, nslookup fast

I have a problem with my laptop with Windows 7 installed, and I'm not sure how to go around finding the cause of this. Everything works fine on another laptop with Windows 7. I've noticed that ...
0
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1answer
5k views

Can ping other machine on LAN by IP number but not by name

Suddenly my Win 7 machine is unable to ping by name an XP machine on the LAN, but by IP number it works. What could be the problem? The Win 7 machine is connected to the router wirelessly, but the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

DNS works, ping/wget/ntp/etc does not. (linux)

I am trying to do a netinstall of archlinux (done that quite a few times before) but i cant get the internet connection to work on my machine. i used the same settings of the previous (working!) ...
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1answer
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When pinging, the ping responses come from random domain names, but the same IP address?

When I ping a site, I get ping responses from random domains. You can see this in the paste below. I started a ping, and surfed around a few sites, and the domain keeps changing. I've also observed ...
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1answer
485 views

CentOS - Hostname showing as my hosting provider, not server

I've recently purchased a new server, it's set up and configured with CentOS 5.7 and cPanel/WHM. DNS resolves correctly when accessing websites that point to the server, however, there is a problem ...
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1answer
506 views

iPhone can't connect to internet on other subnet, but other computers can

Here's my setup; I'm a router newb so I don't completely understand the intricacies of my configuration - but suffice it to say, I've set it up this way so that anyone who's connected to Router A ...
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3answers
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Why can I ping google.com, but not nasa.gov?

Why can I ping google.com, but not nasa.gov? I have to ping it like this ping www.nasa.gov Is it because of DNS record of NASA? Also how does a ping response time improve? ping google.com time ...
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1answer
613 views

DNS unknown host resolved to some pblic ip

In my windows machine all unknown host name resolved to some public open dns ip address when i try to ping any unknown host name as below but for the name host name other windows machine in the same ...
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3answers
365 views

Why are all the DNS names on my network pointing to Amazon AWS?

Whenever I try to access other computers on my network, it fails to connect. If I ping the computer names (for example, "ping fileserver"), it always shows this: Pinging ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Long delay when pinging Windows 7 machine by name vs by ip

This question regards machines accessing/pinging one another on my local network by name vs ip and delays associated with doing it by name. All machines are Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. Below is output ...
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1answer
650 views

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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2answers
1k views

Ubuntu: Linux can browse sites, bash can't even resolve the dns name - Huh!

I've been work on this all day and I'm as mystified as when I started. I have an Ubuntu 10 system. On the desktop I have firefox and a bash shell running. Firefox can see and browse any site (I'm ...
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2answers
2k views

Why can't I ping a PC on my home network?

Whenever I try to ping another box on my home network, it pings the wrong ip address: C:\Users\Papa>ping macmini Pinging macmini.belkin [208.68.143.55] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from ...
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1answer
165 views

Can Ping on an iPod Touch cause DNS issues with other devices on the network?

So I was playing with my iPod Touch recently and I accidentally tapped "Ping" while using the iTunes app. The app then went blank and became stuck in a holding pattern, as if it were trying to ...
2
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3answers
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What to do if I get ping results for non-existing hosts?

When I am pinging non-existing host like 'zzz' or 'qwerty' I am getting the following result Pinging zzz.kanisa.com [209.62.20.200] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 209.62.20.200: bytes=32 ...
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votes
6answers
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Can ping IP address and nslookup hostname but cannot ping hostname

I have a DNS server set up on one of my machines using BIND 9.7 Everything works fine with it. On my Windows 7 desktop, I have statically-assigned all network values. I have one DNS server set -- my ...