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

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D-Link router website filter doesn't work for some websites

I'm trying to set up a whitelist on my DIR-810L router, and it's allowing some websites to pass through. Specifically, ones I often use. I've confirmed that the schedule is working properly because ...
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Can't remotely connect to server with hostname, IP address works- CentOS 7

I just installed centOS 7 and configured my network as given here When I did cat /etc/resolv.conf, I got: # Generated by NetworkManager search home nameserver <IP address> So I guess I have ...
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PS4 Router Settings (Nighthawk)

I know this may be a strange question, but I figured if anywhere knew anything about straight up networking on consoles, it'd be this sub-forum. Here's my question, straight up: What settings can I ...
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how to limit upload and download speed from the server to the client are there any programs?

iam going to host a local lan gaming server in my college wifi network which is divided into several subnets. the problem is that client pc near to the server use more bandwidth when compared to the ...
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“DNS not responding” error with D-Link router and PPTP internet connection

I have a D-Link DIR-615 router since around six months. My internet connection is VPN (PPTP) based, i.e. I have been given a username and password from my ISP and my IP address is dynamic. Since a ...
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How-to make website accessible over IPv6 using hostname

IPs / Hostnames / URLs are faked of course I have a webserver running. The server is reachable over IPv6 by specifying the IP address in the browser on port 80 I configured an AAAA dns record: ...
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DNSCrypt for specific programs only possible?

Is it possible to use encrypted DNS for specific programs only? I would like to install DNSCrypt but not for the whole pc. Not for a specific Interface. But only for specific programs, e.g. only ...
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Wifi config on raspian jessie getting DHCP lease but no DNS

I'm having this issue on raspian jessie where the wifi interface is connecting to the router, getting an address by DHCP, getting the correct gateway, but DNS is not working. Can ping 8.8.8.8 for ...
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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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Google Chrome wrong dns resolves

I'm experiencing this strange issue: Google Chrome is resolving paypalobjects.com in a wrong ip I did these operations without success: clear/flush chrome brosing cache clear/flush chrome dns ...
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Is my router infected? DNS settings affected

I see that when I browse on my mobile devices (phones, tablets) in my network, the browser gets redirected to malware/adware that says my device is damaged and I should repair it, install some ...
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Local hostname resolution not working on 2nd router

I recently replaced my aging and failing Billion 7800n with a TP-Link Archer D7 and am now having trouble reaching other local hosts on the LAN via hostname when connected to the second router (via IP ...
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How to find the last IP used for an expired domain name?

Is it possible to look up the last IP address of an expired domain name?
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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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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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Can't reach only certain websites from my Wifi (with macbook and iphone)

I can't access certain websites neither from my macbook nor from my iphone when connected to my Wifi. The same website can be opened from another windows computer connected to the same Wifi. This is ...
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Why does curl and wget take so long to resolve locally mapped DNS on OSX?

I work with a team to develop a web service and client, each of us, of course, working on our own machines. To keep things simple and more consistent, we use similar domains in the code and update /...
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Using DDNS with a D-Link DIR-655 router with Dyn.com's new Updater Client Key

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router which I have set up with Dyn.com to use their DDNS server with my router as the updater client. This has worked fine with my username and password over the years. But ...
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Is it possible to see the DNS resolving query in Firefox developer tools?

Using the developer tools in Firefox one can see detailed information about requests to and responses from the webserver (HTTP header and content, timing information, status codes and so on). I ...
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Connect New Server to Static IP and To DNS Server

I have a strange setup. I have drawn a pretty crude diagram so it may be easier to explain. Usually, all the new servers we add just go into the HPC cluster and we assign an IP address through our ...
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DNS config to point subdomain to another vhost

I have a digital ocean droplet where I have one server block serving a static homepage and another server block serving a meteor.js application. I'd like to point a subdomain at the meteor application,...
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Do servers hold one website only?

As from what I understand the DNS link the domain name with the IP address of the server the website is stored on, does that mean each server can only hold one website? If they don't, how does calling ...
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Resolving adresses with “.localhost” TLD in Mac OS X

When developing a web app locally I like to use addresses like app.localhost:8080 to access them. They work fine in Chrome but not in Safari. I guess this is because Chrome has special handling for ...
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Chrome can't connect to Internet after installing Canary

Chrome 52 came our with messed up font rendering (I'm on Windows 7 64). Someone recommended to install Chrome Canary to check if the font issue is still there. After installing Canary, it couldn't ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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What is responsible mail addr record?

I've been searching in google but I couldn't find documentation about it. E.g, using "nslookup" for look into soa registry of google.es you can see how respomsible mail addr has the value of "dns-...
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How do I setup windows 2012 R2 to act as a Secondary DNS server?

I have a windows server 2012 R2 box running as my domain controller and I am having some trouble with DNS. I have DNS records setup on the DC for a few sites that we want to have the internal IP ...
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changing DNS server search list unregisters dynamic DNS

Is there is a fix for this apparent bug? My computer is using a static IP address, but registers itself automatically with dynamic DNS. If I change the list of DNS servers configured (even just ...
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How to create a subdomain pointing to a different port number?

In my use case I would like to create a sub domain with the main domain's IP address but with different port number. For example: I have the the main domain as abc.com pointing to 192.168.1.1 @ ...
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How to log all DNS requests made through OpenWRT router?

I have an OpenWRT router that is running dnsmasq. I want to create a file that has each domain that has been requested through the router. My output should looks something like this: google.com cnn....
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Windows 7 - Can't access UNC Shares but can Ping and RDP

I have an odd problem with one machine out of 90. Win 7 x64 SP1, working fine previously. Joined to domain and able to access mapped drives on file server. This morning, user has IP from DHCP server,...
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Firefox sporadically loses ability to perform DNS lookups

I've scoured the web for several days now, essentially every single time I encounter this. I hope someone here knows a solution to this. Facts I'm using the latest stable release of Firefox at the ...
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Distinguish between DNS-requests from local network and internet

I am using DNSmasq both for my local clients and some internet services. One service I provide is a dynDNS server. It receives IP updates via HTTP and writes it as simple hosts file but without domain....
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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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Running DNS Server to circumvent NAT-Loopback issue

First I want to say that I probably read everything that there is on the internet regarding the problem. And the problem is that I can not access my owncloud over doc.selfhost.eu if I am in the same ...
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Setting apex custom domain for github pages

I purchased a domain and want to associate it with a github.io url. I'm having difficulties configuring my DNS for the custom domain to point to the Github domain. In the github documentation it ...
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How to add a nameserver to Solaris 11?

I'm having a name resolution problem in Solaris 11. According to the online Solaris guide, Chapter 12 Setting Up DNS Clients: Client Set Up Setting up DNS on a client machine involves two ...
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getting my domain name to point to my amazon ec2 instance

I'm trying to get my godaddy.com domain name pointed to my Amazon EC2 instance and am having some difficulty. I created a hosted zone for my domain name on route 54 and set the namesevers up as the "...
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Linux Mint wired networking strangely restricted by a captive portal

First, I apologize in advance: I may not be know the correct terminology so I will explain the problem in detail. I have two PCs running Linux Mint and connected to the internet on a wired network. ...
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Windows 7 // system DNS cache and WinINET cache // Is cache reset after changing the network

Can you enlighten me, how system DNS cache and WinInet cache works. Especially I would like to know the followings: Are the both caches cleared/reset after changing the network, for example after ...
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How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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How can I use multiple DNS providers and have them be “valid”?

I use my registrar's DNS offering, and am quite happy with it - but there is no API access to their system. However, I would like to be able to also use my hosting provider's DNS system (which is API-...
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BIND9 DNS Server not resolving a single domain

I am running BIND 9.10.3-P4-Ubuntu as an authoritative server for my own domains and to serve DNS for machines in my network. My problem: I am unable to resolve www.cnn.com. All other domains seem ...
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Pointing a domain name to a Static IP

I'm trying to point a domain name to my server IP (dedicated hosting). I have my domain name registered at CloudFare. How do I set this? Here's what I want. I have setup a nextcloud installation on ...
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DNS browsing history by date

I found this Powershell script online, @echo off Powershell -noexit "ipconfig /displaydns | select-string 'Record Name' | foreach-object { $_.ToString().Split(' ')[-1] } | Sort | Out-Gridview" Is ...
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What does it mean when I can see my MX records propagate but not TXT?

Trying to get set up with Amazon SES. The first step is to get verified for my domain via a TXT record. Well, I changed mine 48 hours ago exactly and they still haven't verified. However, when I do a ...
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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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Creating localhost “domains”

I have a virtual machine with a server accessible via localhost:<some port>. I would like to be able to access that server via someapp.local. Can this be done using something like iptables? The ...
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Dynamic DNS for two machines on the same network?

Here's the deal: I have multiple machines on my network which I'd like to make externally accessible via a dynamic DNS service. In the past, I've simply made one machine available via router-based ...
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Rejection of a mail by a Reverse DNS lookup

I was just reading a book,HeadFirst Networking,and came across the following line "The mail will also be rejected if the sender's reverse DNS lookup IP address does not match its real IP address".I ...