Translates domain names to IP addresses. DNS stands for Domain Name System.

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Aventail VPN connection doesn't work

I installed the Aventail VPN client on both the Mac and a Windows 7 machine, both on my home network. When I try to connect one or the other (I make sure one is disconnected before connecting through ...
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Windows 7 DNS not working

displaydns fails Best way to describe the problem is that ipconfig /displaydns reports: Could not display the DNS Resolver Cache. But DNS client is running Reading forums, the most probable ...
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ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in Chrome on a single site

Our internet connection at the office went down for a bit yesterday, and now Chrome can't find youtube.com. I get the ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error, even though the site loads perfectly fine in other ...
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Is google blocking domains that are mapped to cloud front? [on hold]

I would appreciate some help with my problem: I did 2 experiments, in the first I took a brand new domain, no traffic has ever run on that domain, and mapped it to my amazon cloud front account. then ...
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Why can I access a domain from a computer and not from another one on same local network

I registered a new domain name but forgot to setup dns servers. I typed the domain on a computer and was redirected to registrar parking page. So I added dns server and could access the domain on any ...
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Inter host name resolving

I am trying to setup a lily cluster where in it talks about Network Configuration which I am unable to understand.Kindly explain me the network configuration and how am I supposed to do this ? ...
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Cannot access my external IP address from LAN [on hold]

I got a personal PC and I use Internet service from a local Internet provider. I checked "What Is My IP" of my public IP address. I then typed this public IP address into my web browser; then it said ...
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Securing a Nintendo Homepass Network

Some Nintendo 3DS users have been setting up wireless access points to trick their handheld console into treating the AP as an official "Nintendo Zone" AP. This has become known as a "Homepass" setup. ...
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I need to flush dns again and again to make the sites load

I'm facing a problem where when I visit a site Google Chrome says to me:- "This web page is not available" This happens for many sites. I've searched on Google and have found a fix. If I run the ...
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Internet connection repeatedly disconnects/reconnects on only 1 PC with new router

Recently I have replaced an old wireless router with a newer one, and since then one of my devices has been experiencing repeated disconnection and reconnection to the wireless network. My wireless ...
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How do I setup a local DNS server on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I had some serious lag to resolve website address and sometimes things simply wouldn’t load; pages keep loading for 5+ minutes without even a timeout error. So I had setup a local DNS server/cache ...
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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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Routing to sub network with local DNS

Short and clean question We has domain that can be resolved and accessed from internet as ip. On host with that ip we has NAT and virtual machines that hidden behind that NAT. How can we give access ...
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Strange value in DNS shown in ipconfig

If I run ipconfig /all, in the DNS field it is showing numbers such as fec:0:0:0:ffff::1%1, fec:0:0:0:ffff::2%1 and fec:0:0:0:ffff::3%1. nslookup www.google.com shows some kind of DNS error (lookup ...
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Browser address bar showing IP Address instead of DNS Name

We have a website dns is brought from 123-reg and hosted in static IP provided by server intellect. We have developed the site in ASP.net Visual Studio 2010 and deployed IIS 7. Everything is working ...
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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How to get around a DDoS fully? [closed]

my network is currently down from a DDoS attack and I need to get around it. So far I found by switching to Googles DNS servers, I can access only some sites but not all of them. Is there another way ...
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Why is 'ping' unable to resolve a name when 'nslookup' works fine?

On my Windows XP workstation, I can find the machine I want to connect to in DNS with nslookup: nslookup wolfman Server: dns.company.com Address: 192.168.1.38 Name: wolfman.company.com Address: ...
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Regarding DNS propagation with different values

This enclosed DNS propagation check is returning odd results. What maybe the reasons?
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Why does IE resolve https://localhost but Firefox does not?

We're running Windows 8.1 with the current stable Firefox and IE. There's a fresh installation of Apache 2.2 that has been enabled to do SSL. http://localhost is reachable in Firefox and IE and ...
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Resolving local hostnames with D-Link DIR-657 router

How can I resolve local hostnames with the D-Link DIR-657 router? With my old router I could just enter the device name followed by .home, eg. raspberrypi.home. However neither of these seems to ...
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DNS: Is it possible to do “query rewriting”?

I would like to "map external host names into my domain address space". I need to do this in one go. For example if I define the following HOST mappings HOST1.delegated1.my.example.com -> ...
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Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname

I've got a new APC SmartUPS X 1500 with the build-in network management card AP9631, which I can access it via the ip-address 192.168.0.154. This IP-address has been given by my router's DHCP. When ...
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Name servers with one IP for .de domain

I have a VPS where I host few sites, the name server is in the same box. ns1 and ns2 have the same IP (my VPS's IP) because at namecheap the minimum number of name servers to assign for a domain is 2. ...
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Dns: results of dig of domain.com with and without www

I ran dig against a certain domain which I own, say for example domain.com. After executing dig domain.com, I obtained results like the following: ;; ANSWER SECTION: domain.com. 21600 IN A ...
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My ISP is rewriting google.com's DNS entry. how can I circumvent?

I am in Thailand, and my ISP is ToT, and I am using Windows. When I do a nslookup for google.com, I get the following: C:\Windows\System32>nslookup DNS request timed out. timeout was 2 ...
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DIG Unpredictable TTL in DNS

I have discovered that the TTL field in an answer can vary significantly (and often increase) between subsequent queries to the same domain name (and same resolving DNS server). $ dig ...
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Webserver access from Outside Network

I have a Watchguard firewall router with a public IP address and I have a web server in my internal network (192.168.1.5) and i have a domain name (http://www.forexample.com). We can access to to our ...
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Nslookup works but ping fails

I've recently ran into this weird problem where the domain names fail to resolve from DNS. When I try to ping google.com, I get ping request could not find host google.com, but nslookup returns the ...
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DNS adress change using Bat script

I have tried the given commad to chage the dns. but this changes dns only for single adapter how to apply single dns for multiple adapters netsh interface ipv4 set dns "Local Area Connection" static ...
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Name resolution for the name…timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded

I am getting this message in system event during my PC startup Name resolution for the name website.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. And another same message ...
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Using VPN connection in OSX will only route through the first service in “Service Order”

I am trying to get my VPN connection to only route network traffic related to my workplace through the VPN connection and any other traffic through my Wi-Fi connection. If I have my Wi-Fi at the top ...
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performance of OpenDns versus Google Dns?

A bunch of articles were written on this topic in 2009...wondering if there's a more updated comparison of the performance between the two?
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Possible to assign a domain name an IP adress on a router?

Is it possible to assign a fixed adress for some hostname on a router? What I mean is not to assign IP adresses to a local machine, rather to sepcify an adress for some specific host (like google.com) ...
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Windows and VPN, order of resolution?

I'm a remote worker in my company. My company use Active Directory with a single corp.local domain, and my desktop computer has joined the domain. A VPN connection is available (provided by a ...
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.mil zone DNS requests does not resolved form Russia

D:\>nslookup.exe -> server 8.8.8.8 Сервер по умолчанию: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 -> ya.ru Сервер: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 ...
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Point a domain name to a DDNS?

Basic question: How can I point a domain name to a DDNS record? CNAME? DNAME? domainname.com DNAME something.no-ip.org I mention a DNAME just in case so subdomain.domainname.com is also covered. I ...
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Sub-domains keeps redirecting me to Main web-site

I have just upgraded my version of LAMP Environment. Rest all the things are working fine but with Sub-domains i have a challenge. I have a Main website abc.biz and 5 to 6 sub-domains with it as ...
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Is it proper to route default gateway to the modem instead of the DHCP/DNS server?

My setup is a modem (no DHCP or DNS) connected to a network switch. The network switch is connected to a Raspberry Pi that acts as a DHCP+DNS server using dnsmasq. The thing is, all traffic from the ...
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Adding the route to openvpn server on the fly

I would like to connect to my openvpn server without a default route for internet (just a route for DNS), and to dynamically add the route to the server once the server ip is resolved. The purpose is ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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Why am I unable to access some https sites?

Scenario: There are 2 laptops (HA and HB) running on Windows 8.1, both access the internet and are connected to the same wifi router (RA).Both laptops share the same DNS settings. Laptop HB also ...
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Website is working but cannot view from home

Here's a puzzle. Last year I bought some hosting from a hosting company and pointed a number of domains that I own to run from this service. All domains working fine and publicly accessible. Then a ...
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With Windows 7, why is an entry in the hosts file not working?

I updated some entries in the hosts file at C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc. As a test, I decided to make Google point to 127.0.0.1. # Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on ...
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How do I prove that my ISP is violating basic principles of Net Neutrality? [closed]

There are two major e-commerce websites in my country say "abc.com" & "xyz.com". I live in a locality where there are around 50+ broadband users of this ISP. So what happens is whenever I try to ...
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Can't connect to host by hostname

I have a problem which can be described by these four lines $ host example.com example.com has address 10.10.10.10 $ ping example.com ping: unknown host example.com As I see, hostname resolves ...
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How to reference a PPP adapter in a netsh command?

When using the windows command ipconfig /all, the result will show a PPP adapter followed by a long name closed with braces. It looks like the below image: When I try to set the DNS of my PPP ...
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domain MX record not found while installing Zimbra

I am getting this error: DNS ERROR resolving MX for localhost.localdomain It is suggested that the domain name have an MX record configured in DNS Re-Enter domain name? [Yes] named file: $ttl ...
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RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
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Can't view a certain website on my PC but can on my phone (same network)

My PC and phone is connected on the same network and internet source but for some strange reason I can't view a certain website on my PC but it works on my mobile phone. I tried flushing DNS, checking ...