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

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Debian server management GUI

I have to manage a number of Debian servers (one as the KVM host, and the others as virtual servers for File management, Infrastructure management - DNS, DHCP etc, and finally a Debian based ...
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Is it possible to have emails at a registered domain without hosting?

The hosting for my website will expire at the end of this month. I don't really wish to stay with my current host – their interface stinks and I don't use the hosting part of the service, anyway. ...
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I want to register edu domain [on hold]

I am from India and I want to register an .edu domain for a college located in India, but I'm unable to do that. I tried on several sites to search this domain and on every site they give the same ...
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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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DNS with OpenVPN on a linux server with routing enabled

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS headless server. Before I enabled routing, my AirPort Extreme was the router. At that point, DNS was not an issue. Ever since I stopped using the AirPort Extreme, and ...
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IE DNS lookup hijacked by Baidu

I have a user who went on a trip to China recently. Since they've come back, attempting to navigate to any of their bookmarks takes them to this url: ...
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Bypassing router's DNS settings not working

From researching around the web, I found out how you are able to bypass the DNS settings that are configured on the router by naming the DNS servers you want to use on your PC. Supposedly, the PC DNS ...
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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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dns forwarding for specific zone not working - bind

In bind we created specific zone and got set a forward options, but it fails to resolve. Details as follow, For mydomain.com dns working fine. but we use developer site called mydomain.com.dev we ...
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Different Firefox behavior depending on DNS

Depending on the DNS server being used, when the user enters a single word into the Location Bar, sometimes Firefox will display "Did you mean to go to...?". Why does this only happen with certain ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2: Domain shared NAS drives disappearing, reappearing

I have a Windows Server that runs Active Directory for a small Domain, and is connected to several NAS drives over LAN. For reasons unknown, the NAS drives sometimes appear in the "Network" field of ...
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Quirky Network Behavior

I have a situation where I have to support several remote sites, and one in particular is giving me fits. Some symptoms are: If I log the user out remotely, I lose connection to the network, even ...
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Secure dnsmasq dns daemon with whitelist

I'm using dnsmasq on a server (bound to wan IP) and would like to add an acl/whitelist for ip ranges/ip address allowed to resolve dns using my server. I can't seem to find anything from Google, is ...
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Apache serving default page on local subdomains (Chrome only)

I am running into a strange issue with XAMPP and Chrome. I have made several subdomains on localhost over the years (foo.localhost, bar.localhost, etc.) These have been working fine on all browsers ...
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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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Trouble resolving hostnames with arp -a

I'm trying to lookup hostnames of computers on the same network as me. Sometimes when I use arp -a I get a question mark (?) for the hostname. I've tried using nslookup xx.xx.xx.xx and host ...
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How to trace the route of a DNS query?

... up to the DNS server that answers it? When I use the public DNS server provided by Google (8.8.8.8), this is the DNS server reported by "nslookup" (8.8.8.8), however the www.dnsleaktest.com ...
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Teredo DNS resolution issue when attempting Remote Assistance

I'm struggling to connect over the big-bad internet to another PC to provide Remote Assistance between two Windows 7 PCs. Easy connect was not available to either PC and an attempt at an emailed ...
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How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server 127.0.0.1 On Mac OS X Host, From VirtualBox Guest Windows XP?

How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server Listening On 127.0.0.1:53 On Mac OSX Host, From VirtualBox Guest VM Windows XP Prof 32-bit ? My host/physical computer machine is an Apple MacBook with Mac OS X ...
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hostname does not resolve on LAN

I’m on Mac OS X 10.7.5. Got some kind of voodoo with my hostname. I frequently run web servers (PHP/Java) but suddenly these decided to stop playing nicely. This machine always had DHCP, which never ...
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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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DNS issue accessing localhost IP address in Chrome

In Internet Explorer and Firefox I can access the web server on my computer by either localhost or its IP address [::1] but in Chrome the IP address isn't working and gives me this error: The ...
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Nslookup can't find srv records after server move

I just moved my non-profit's server from Windows 2003 to 2012. Everyone can log in, but I'm having trouble joining computers to the domain and netlogon throws an error every so often. I think some ...
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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 ...
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Specify DNS for Chrome [duplicate]

My work uses a locked down DNS to control web browsing. I get around this by specifying the DNS as 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. However, when doing so, I can't connect to my work email server. Is there a ...
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Is there a maxium number of hostname aliases per line in a Windows hosts file?

I have a hosts file on Windows 7 that has an IP address followed by 10 different hostname aliases. I can ping the first nine, but if I try to ping the tenth, I get Ping request could not find host ...
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Can ping by IP, and FQDN, but not hostname over SSL VPN

I am connecting to a server at another location, I cannot access network shares by hostname (\server\share). I decided to ping the server to see if I could reach it, no luck. Pinged by IP and got a ...
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After getting new router, I intermittently lose DNS

I just switched from Comcast's rental modem/router to my own Motorola SURFboard modem/router SBG6580. Since then, I am unable to load webpages at unexpected intervals (could be minutes, could be ...
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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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Can I use my netgear router like a “mini” DNS server?

I have a netgear router and I want to host a local website on that wifi network. I want anybody connected from a laptop or mobile phone to be able to type "mylocalwebsite.com" in the web browser and ...
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Steam constantly timeouts

Surface Pro 3 i5 4GB RAM, Windows 8.1 I cannot update steam or any installed games. They all download very slowly (<10kb/s) and then fail and reset. Attached is the log from the C:\Program Files ...
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Use a specific subdomain with ZNC

I recently installed ZNC on a Fedora 22 VPS I'm renting for educational purposes to try to strengthen my Linux skills and knowledge. One thing I am trying to do is set up a small IRC bouncer on this ...
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A group of 10+ Windows 7 machines randomly unable to resolve domain names

Over the past month a group of Windows 7 machines have randomly lost the ability to resolve a domain name. Pinging the DNS address works just fine. It seems to be one or two machines at a time which ...
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Why does “nslookup com” returns this IP?

I'm learning about DNS, so out of curiosity I typed: nslookup com And this is the output: Server: 192.168.1.1 Address: 192.168.1.1#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: com.domain.name ...
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Using consul's DNS interface within docker containers

I've got a consul agent running on my host machine, and a couple of services running inside docker containers. I'm using 'gliderlabs/registrator' to discover these services and register them with the ...
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How can I map a domain name to an IP address and port?

I want to give a domain name to the IP address and port for an application in Windows 7. For example, test.com should map to 127.0.0.1:59873. Is there anyway that we can do it by using a web server ...
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CNAME on root when all other records are deleted?

I have multiple domains that should point to the same server. I would prefer to use CNAME settings for the root domain. Now I read that this is not a good idea, because MX records cannot be handled ...
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Connecting two home routers and change to IP addresses

Netgear Cable Modem Router Connected to Internet IP 192.168.0.1 DHCP is ON D-Link Router This is my wireless router IP 192.168.100.0 DHCO is OFF I want to use the D-Link router as my primary router ...
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Limited connection with Windows 8.1

My PC is running Windows 8.1 Pro. I'd been having problems for a while with my wireless network at home, so i decided to buy a new router. The router is the DSL-N55U from Asus. This router was ...
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Ping PC goes to wrong Domain

Quite new to the whole DNS Setup. Work has just made me a Domain Admin and I am adding a SCCM server to the network. This isn't really the issue. I added the server to the DNS. This PC is on a ...
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configure dns host records for https without subdomain

http://example.com resolves to my web host properly - Azure. https://www.example.com resolves to my web host as expected. https://example.com is unexpectedly resolving to my domain registrar DNS ...
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Mapping sub-domain in Digital Ocean

I am trying to map ugc.domain.com to domain.com/ugc on my website which is hosted on Digital Ocean. What I've tried: Clicked CNAME in the Digital Ocean Domains panel Name: ugc Hostname: ...
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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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DNS server failure issue. Is it forward zone?

The problem is the following: I am using Windows 2012 server as my DNS server. I have a default gateway ( 192.168.1.1 ) and the DNS server set up (on 192.168.1.200 ). My default gateway is also my ...
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What does this warning mean - WARNING: No NSS support for mDNS detected

I have Linux machines that get the data from LDAP Each user that logs into the Linux machine will authenticate via the LDAP , and will access the machine if login name and password are correct The ...
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DNS resolution takes too long

[Reposting here because it was deemed off-topic at Stackoverflow] This is regarding a home internet connection via a cable modem. All of a sudden Chrome takes ages to render a page. Whenever I type ...
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OpenVPN DNS not working on windows domain computer

The connection is established and I can ping out fine. However nslookup fails. nslookup bbc.co.uk Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
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Windows 7 DNS not working (nslookup IS working; ping -4 name.com NOT working)

nslookup IS working; ping -4 name.com NOT working The most obvious symptom of this problem is that nslookup IS working, while ping -4 name.com is NOT working. That's because nslookup contains its ...
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hostname lookup with ping -a randomly doesn't work

on my network I'm trying to find the hostnames for all my machines to have a better chance of physically finding the machines in question, and I'm having a puzzling issue. When I ping -a the IP ...
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Domain name gets resolved but fails to load, how to trace?

I have a web domain, www.domain.com, when I do ping or nslookup with my internal DNS, it gets resolved, but when I go to the browser, it says Resolving host.... then DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN The ...