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DNS Cache affecting HTTP requests

An odd error occured which I am trying to understand the cause. I updated a website and on some computers, a cached version of a particular .css file was being served. Other changes to the site were ...
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How to switch between DNS suffixes using CMD (netshell)?

at my job, I have to manually switch between: 1) append primary and connection specific DNS suffixes and 2) Append parent suffixes of the primary DNS suffix a bunch of times per day (due to a ...
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How to change the dns using command prompt?

I can't change my dns using the gui. Does anyone know how to change the DNS using command prompt in windows? Thanks
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25 views

How can I get IP/host using windows commandline?

nslooup something.com 127.0.0.1 nslooup 10.20.30.40 127.0.0.1 will send a query to 127.0.0.1 UDP 53. I want to use "127.0.0.1:545/UDP" as a DNS resolver. Is there any good commandline tool(Open ...
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24 views

Have Windows Server DNS redirect request to another DNS server on the same domain

I have purchased a domain name with a registrar and am using a registrars DNS. For example I have a wiki.mydomain.com in registrar's DNS manager. It is mapped to an external IP of our web server. On ...
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failed to map networkshare in WinPE, DHCP disabled

I want to map a network share in WinPE during an unattended Windows installation. Because I don't have DHCP and very strict firewall settings, I set the ipconfig manually with netsh. I also set the ...
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1answer
40 views

How to make router DNS settings permanent?

I have just bought a D'link router. But the ISP requires me to use their own DNS service. But the problem is ... That If put that DNS in the router settings, the DNS resets everytime the router is ...
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2answers
111 views

Is it possible to map static IP to computer name instead of MAC address?

I have a number of computers with different computer names connected to the network. They currently hold a static IP address based on their MAC address. In other words, the static IP address is mapped ...
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1answer
58 views

Changing Gateway and DNS addresses with batch file

I'm having a little crisis every time I have to change the gateway in order to access different sites from my workplace. It's time consuming and I'd be really glad if someone provides me with a script ...
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1answer
151 views

Is it me or my ISP?: Persistent 503 Service Unavailable Problems

For months now I keep getting 503s when I attempt to visit 3 websites. My ISP keeps trying to blame my computer and not its system. I have bought two modems in the past 15 months on the ISPs ...
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SBS2011 & DNS issue

I inherited a fully working site with SBS2011. Nothing special about the setup, has been working for a few years. The ISP changed the external IP to the site without telling us after a fault. We ...
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13 views

How to make LAN hostnames available to my coLinux?

My Windows PC is on a LAN that uses DHCP. All configurations including IP address, gateway, and DNS are distributed by the DHCP server thus cannot be guaranteed to stay the same each time my PC is ...
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1answer
50 views

Blocking an IP in Windows Firewall

I am attempting to block a connection to a games' masterserver (see this for more information, including why I am trying to do so), but however redirecting the DNS has not worked, so I am trying to ...
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3answers
54 views

What is writing to my hosts file?

I've got an odd situation where I'm emptying out my hosts file but when I ping something that used to have an entry in the hosts file the hosts file gets populated with the entries that I've just ...
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2answers
530 views

Can ping the ip-Address but not the site and neither browse to it

Due to some malware or virus, I was unable to connect to any site while the connection showed "Internet Access". On experimenting, I found that I was able to ping the I.P. address of google. But when ...
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102 views

Linux networking, Windows DNS server and DNS name resolution

This is a follow up question on Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname. Previously I thought the problem is at the Windows DNS side, but now I'm not sure, because I'm trying to ...
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66 views

Browsing specific website with specific DNS server

My OS is Windows 7 and i want to browse certain websites with certain dns server. Unfortunately our goverment banned twitter and youtube but i can get access to twitter when i change my dns server ...
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1answer
149 views

DNS query only works for Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) but not short name

This is a Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) VM guest in the Windows host & environment. When doing DNS query, only the FQDN entries have returns while the short names are not (see below). Why is that? My ...
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1answer
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Windows 2003R2 Primary DC not transferring roles

I inherited a Windows 2003 R2 Domain Controller and to ensure I have resiliency, I added a second DC as Additional DC with DNS. Now I shutdown the Primary DC but for unknown reasons, the FSMO roles ...
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1answer
380 views

Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname

RE: unresolved hostname / host not found / host unknown The VM is VirtualBox running Ubuntu under Win8, using the bridged networks. It almost always able to register itself to my company's Windows ...
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1answer
102 views

automatically add entries to hosts file

I have a hosts file on my dropbox in which I create shortcuts to all kinds of ip's that I use often (server dev is added as d, stackoverflow is added as so and so on). Over time I have built quite a ...
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2answers
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DNS- Use Different Domain

So I'm planning to purchase a dedicated server from Northhosts (northhosts.co.uk), and the company owner (I assume the guy runs the company, and also provides support to customers) gave me a test IP ...
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0answers
40 views

Create new DNS zone for public domain namespace

I have a AD domain ad.example.com with a web server www.ad.2nditeration.ca. The DNS zone ad.example.com has a record for www and access to www.ad.2nditeration.ca works fine internally. I want the ...
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1answer
68 views

Route DNS queries for specific domain

Is it possible to configure Windows to direct DNS lookup requests for <servername>.corporatedomain.com, to a specific DNS server? I asked a question recently about routing my DNS off the VPN ...
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2k views

Google Chrome “resolving host” error on every DNS except OpenDNS

Pretty much what the title says. I'm running Windows 8 x64, using a USB wireless adapter. Things I have tried -ipconfig renew/release/flushndns plus system restart -trying various DNS' (Google, ...
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128 views

Microsoft PPTP VPN Server DNS Issues

When I connect to my VPN server, which is hosted on a Windows 7 computer, from my Android tablet, the server acts normally but the DNS seems broken since I can access 74.125.224.72 but not Google.com. ...
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202 views

Windows 7 Pro DNS issue with static IP

I have been unable to solve a DNS problem I am having as follows: I have a Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) computer running VirtualBox with a couple of Windows XP guests (not sure if this bit is ...
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68 views

Windows 2012 Radius : “resolves to local address”

In an attempt to set up Radius Service in Windows Server 2012 (first time I have touched a Windows Server, going through tutorials) I am getting the following error when I check Event Viewer -> ...
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1answer
122 views

LLMNR not working on Windows 7

I tried LLMNR name resolution on two different Windows 7 Home computers and one Windows 7 Professional computer. I deactivated the firewall (Kaspersky) on the one computer to ensure that this is not ...
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0answers
24 views

in case of domain redirect, should i add a new DNS zone for each domain?

I have a main website, say example.com, and I have 10 other domain names doing 301 Permanent Redirect, say example.me, example.co.uk .. etc The extra domains are just to protect my brand and it will ...
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1answer
133 views

Converting NETBIOS network into a FQDN network

What steps are required to convert from a WORKGROUP/NETBIOS network into a FQDN network. Do I need to assign ALL my systems to a local IP that links to a DNS server setup on Win2012? Then do I have ...
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0answers
136 views

Can't access shared folder if IPv4 IP address is other than 192.168.1.1

I have two modems (both are connected to a switch or hub) with these addresses: Modem01: 192.168.1.1 Modem02: 192.168.1.2 And I have two PCs: ServerPC and WorkPC; both with Windows 7 32-bit. I ...
0
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1answer
31 views

windows server (dns): give a name to a local site

In my intention, I have to give a name to a local site identified by a private ip. My dns server is provided by Windows server 2003. I know how to create a record to a specific web server, for ...
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1answer
54 views

Hosting two website on GoDaddy Windows Virtual Private Hosting

I have my Windows VPS hosting from godaddy and have my website on it. The website is http://www.Qlyer.com. I wanted to host another website/domain on the same server and I did that using Parallels ...
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1answer
209 views

Connected to VPN, no DNS servers at all

So I'm running a cisco 30005 VPN concentrator. Network Diagram: So the cisco linux client works fine, I can ping google, and traceroute goes through 192.168.1.1, which is my router. It does normal ...
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123 views

why sometimes windows can't find my VM

This is a very weird problem -- I am able to find my VM normally, but there are times when I can't find my VM in my company network, which is Windows based. Below is what the symptoms. I.e., ping ...
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181 views

Create new domain user in window server 2008

I have some doubts regarding windows server 2008 permissions and settings. 1)How to create new user in windows server 2008 domain same as "Administrator" user? (With same permissions). I tried ...
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1answer
332 views

Windows 7 with static IP | Suddenly stop working Internet connection

I have a Windows 7 installation and because I run an Apache web server with Virtual Hosts, I have assign a static IP in my network interface. The given IP is 192.168.1.100. Suddenly, today, my ...
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159 views

Resolving Zeroconf hostnames on Windows 7 between Virtualbox machines

I have the following setup of VirtualBox machines on a Mac OSX host: several Ubuntu servers, each running a web server and Avahi, these are set up to use "host-only" networking one Windows 7 box ...
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0answers
59 views

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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votes
1answer
267 views

Windows: Connect to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on same IP with different FQDN

As my title says, I want to connect from a Windows workstation to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on the same IP with a different FQDN (Windows workstation or server). Of course I know about the ...
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1answer
4k views

Windows could not start the Server service on Local Computer. Error 1068

I am trying to start the Server service and the Computer Browser service at boot. I believe the Computer Browser service relies on the server service to be running. When I attempt to start either ...
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0answers
74 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
127 views

Windows loses DNS and doesn't update

I am running my own DNS on my local router for some hostnames in my LAN. The DNS is working but from time to time windows loses the resolving. If I access my NAS for instance it happens, that I can ...
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0answers
117 views

Using multiple DNS servers in the local network

I am using Windows server 2008 on my domain controller (Srv1). I have one more server running Windows SBS server 2003 (Srv2). The Windows server 2008 is migrated from the Windows SBS server 2003. This ...
0
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1answer
188 views

Windows machines can't access microsoft.com or AV-sites from my network

Please excuse me if this question is off-topic. None of the Windows machines(1*Vista, 1*Win7, 1*Win8) on my network can access microsoft.com or AV-sites unless I set 8.8.8.8 as DNS-server. The ...
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1answer
163 views

Looking for easiest, most simple solution to run a customised DNS Server for my local network on Windows 7. [duplicate]

I need to forward some websites, such as http://testing.server/ to an fixed IP address on my local network. I can do this easily on one computer using the hosts file. However, I need this to work for ...
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246 views

rr.com appended to URL and I don't know why

I've been having some pretty bad and intermittent internet connectivity issues. I keep getting timeouts on my browsers, or what appears to be timeouts on my browsers. In Chrome it's generally error ...
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1answer
15 views

Reconnecting pc to domain?

Computer (part of domain) has been out of use for 5 weeks. Will PC be able to connect to domain if I turn it on now. If not why?
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1answer
89 views

Deleted/Added a DNS host entry to access a netwrok share: path not found

I was requested to delete a host record (a CIF server on a NAS) I haven't deleted the AD account, only the DNS host record. Then I added the same host record with a different IP address which belongs ...