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

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How to get DNSMasq to use remote (OpenVPN) DNS on DD-WRT router?

I have a DD-WRT router with an OpenVPN client. I'm trying to configure the local DNS server on the router to use the DNS server pushed by the OpenVPN server, via the OpenVPN tunnel. Here's what I've ...
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No DNS resolution when connected to VPN - windows 10

I'm running into a weird issue with windows 10 dns resolution when connected to a VPN connection. VPN tunnel is provided by an ASA configured in split tunnel mode. The issue i'm having on 2 windows ...
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monitor and block outgoing traffic from home network with home server [closed]

I have a home network behind a router (model fritzbox 7490), which currently serves as gateway and DHCP server for all wired and wireless devices. Furthermore, I have a home server within the network ...
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Can a Dedicated Server or VPS have more then one IP active

I am working with VMWare ESXI 6.0 to create Virtual Machines. I was trying to create a virtual machine with more then one IP binded to it. One VPS 3 IPs attached to it. I have created 3 nics and added ...
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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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Changing IP of DNS Server machine

I am in windows server 2012R2 machine environment and there I am having my Active Directory and DNS server(local LAN) configured. Now due to some requirement I want to change IP of this machine and ...
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Cisco AnyConnect vpn stops internet connection in Windows 8

I have a VPN set up through Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.04072 on a Windows 8 laptop. I can connect to the vpn, but as soon as I do, all internet traffic stops. I've been researching for days now and I ...
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IPv6 routing failing

I am trying to setup a lab IPv6 network, and I am proceeding in the following way. I have a device, which needs an IPv6 global address. I have configured my Windows-10 laptop to be an access point ...
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Flipping IPs of two system [migrated]

Following is my scenario. I have two machines(machine-01,machine-02) machine-01 has static IP and has Active Directory and DNS configured and machine-02 has dynamic IP. Now due to some requirements ...
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Haven't found DNS Unlocker in the Task Manager. Where could it be?

This morning I found DNS Unlocker on my workstation, and since then I am trying to remove it. I guess, I visit some wrong website yesterday during the lunchtime. I really need help with this. There’s ...
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SSLH multiplexing - custom protocol (DNS)

I am using SSLH multiplexer for SSH and OpenVPN, but i need to use it for DNS server also (I am multiplexing everything on port 53 - I can't use another port). I've read that SSLH can do this (using ...
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windows server: top-level domain DNS LAN configuration

I am trying to configure the DNS service of a Windows server. The LAN hosts should all be assigned the top-level domain ".lan". Where do I implement this in the DNS configuration GUI?
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How can I make the DNS server list persist on OS X?

I usually set the DNS servers on my laptop to be 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4, which are Google's DNS servers, via the System Preferences > Network > $Interface > DNS pane. Far too often though, these servers ...
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Failure to resolve internal domain names

I have two domains that are accessible just fine outside my network. However, within the network: One fails to resolve if the "www" prefix is omitted, but resolves if it is included. The other fails ...
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nslookup time out after 2 seconds but ping ok and internet connection slow

The configuration is a single Windows Server 2012 with AD and DNS installed. Each client user can login properly on AD with his DNS pointed on the DC server controller. But the issue is a very slow ...
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gateway on IP1, DHCP/DNS on IP2 -> network down

My gateway has IP 10.10.10.1, and I am trying to get a Windows Server (10.10.10.2) to provide DHCP and DNS services. I have set up DHCP and DNS in the Windows server, and disabled them in the router (...
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No internet on Virtual Windows Server 2008

i am having a problem with internet connection on windows server 2008; So basically what i am trying to do is setup a dns and web server with windows server 2008 which is virtual on vmware workstation ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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How to host Openshift Free Tier on <mydomain>.com and not <path>.mydomain.com

I have a Ghost Blog setup at blog-myaccount.rhcloud.com How do I make it available at mydomain.com CNAME cannot use mydomain.com and Redhat doesn't provide Nameservers or IP address.
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What parameters do I need for the “netsh int ip set dns” Windows command?

This article calls for CMD commands to fix an issue with DNS lookup. All the commands were successful up to these last two: netsh int ip set dns netsh winsock reset When I try the first command, ...
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AD DNS Server resolves old IP adress after being moved to new IP range

I'm currently experiencing an issue with a DNS server (on Windows 2008), which was moved to a new IP range. The IP address was changed, but somehow the server address keeps popping up as the old IP ...
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Creating a poor man's DNS/name resolution with VirtualBox NAT network

I am running VirtualBox 5.0.22 on Windows 10 Pro (mikaw10) as host and have set up the following systems all with one NIC and a NAT network called unix-machines: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit (ubuntu1404) ...
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dnsmasq to provide public DNS service

If I'm to provide DNS service to the public using dnsmasq, how to set the listen-address? I changed mine from 192.168.1.1 to 0.0.0.0 and it stops working: $ cat /etc/dnsmasq.d/public.conf # listen to ...
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Setting up a website on Azure + namecheap

I am having such trouble getting simple websites to run on azure(Azure seems to over complicated to me). I have a domain on namecheap and I am trying to setup a simple website app on azure. Can ...
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Linset using Kali Linux, stuck at last part. FAKE DNS won't get response

I am trying linset using Kali Linux i386. at first my problem was the DHCP, fixed that with copying dhcpd.leases file. was able to get a handshake but i wont get any response into the FAKEDNS it ...
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Why does Ubuntu resolve hostname but Win-10 does not?

I am pinging a network device with the syntax: UBUNTU>> ping myHost Ubuntu is able to resolve the hostname (myHost) to the correct LAN IP (192.168.XX.YY), whereas Win-10 is unable to do this unless ...
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How do I set up a Synology NAS so it can be accessed by URL/name instead of by IP address

Example On Windows, I open Run with Win+R and enter \\192.168.1.30. The trouble is, every time the NAS reboots, that IP address may change. Question So that's why I'd prefer to access the NAS' ...
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Windows 10 DNS resolution via VPN connection not working

In Windows 10, when connected to a VPN with Split Tunneling enabled (Gateway disabled), DNS resolution always uses the LAN DNS servers, ignoring the DNS servers and the DNS Suffix set on the VPN ...
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Why is my IPv6 Address showing instead of my IPv4?

I am wanting to host a server, and I would like people to join through my IPv4 Address, but when I use ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I only get my IPv4 Address, and when I google "What is my IP" I ...
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Google's DNS service: Google public DNS

Google declared their free DNS service, Google public DNS: To try it out: Configure your network settings to use the IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as your DNS servers. They claim that: ...
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Windows 10, VPN and slow DNS lookups

I can't seem to figure this one out. I was using windows 7 and I had no issues with being VPN'ed into work and browsing websites. Since switching to Windows 10, it's another matter. Windows 10 and no ...
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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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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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Comcast Router blocks DNS settings

I recently started using Comcast broadband after Cable was installed into my neighborhood. Before that I was relegated to Wireless Broadband services similar to Clear. Previous, I had my network set ...
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How to create domain “alias” for entire url?

I have set up a DNS server for local use in a LAN. This server can resolve IP addresses, so when I ping mypc.company I get a successful reply from the IP address 192.168.1.34. Problem I have ...
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Windows unable to resolve hostnames

I have two Windows 7 machines on my home network that always give 'Unreachable' errors when I try to access any site. The other devices on the same network work fine (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Ubuntu) The ...
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Best configuration for using an external DNS Server in addition to a Domain Server

I have Cable Internet from Comcast (Xfinity) with a 256Mbps connection. Then I have a WRT1900AC Router (with the wireless turned off). The configuration is as follows: Subnet: 10.10.1.0/24 Router: ...
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VPN DNS configuration bug in OS X

I am using TunnelBlick to connect to an VPN (OpenVPN) with OS X 10.9.2. I can authenticate and pass traffic but the DNS entries injected from the VPN do not work. Here is the output of scutil --dns (...
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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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Once DNS info is cached, does that DNS server become authoritative for the domains it has cached?

I know the semantics don’t sound right, but I just came up with this question. Let’s say a client queries a DNS server for www.example.com, which recursively asks the root server, then the TLD, then ...
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How to redirect my DNS server

I have domain I use at home, for argument sake lets call it domain.com. I use this domain on my home network but I actually also own the domain. So when I load www.domain.org and one subdomain I want ...
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Samba Not able to access if wrong DNS is specified in Back to Back Connection

We have 2 systems connected to each other through a LAN cable , so the connection here is BACK TO BACK , and it is not connected to a router or any outside node , it's just connected to each other ...
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Some webpages timeout in multiple browsers

Some websites take a long time loading, and eventually timeout before showing the page. Other websites are loaded without delay. This happens in FF, Chrome and IE, on Windows 8 to the same sites. ...
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Internal Domain on OpenVPN with Dnsmasq

I'm trying to get dnsmaq and OpenVPN working together on DigitalOcean. I want to create a VPN that forwards the requests that end with *.local to the droplet and the others to be resolved by Google ...
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Windows 10 can't resolve hostnames - ping with IP works but not with hostname

Facts: The browser doesn't load any pages, whether they are addressed with IP or hostname. ping google.com doesn't work, returning Ping request could not find host google.com. ping 216.58.209.78 (...
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Configuration changes going from static IP to dynamic IP for Comcast

I have limited networking experience and I am looking for help to get my internet connect back up and running. I currently have Comcast internet modem which is 10.1.10.1. My pfsense router is 10.0.0....
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“the dns server is not a valid ip address” error

I today I tried to set google's dns server (8.8.8.8) as my dns but I can't. when I click OK a popup comes out saying "the dns server 8.8.8.8 is not a valid ip address", I'm wondering why, I always ...
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Unexpected DNS entries returned

I'm having been getting a weird DNS response recently. If I ping any unresolved DNS (without tld, I.e. abc instead of abc.com), it will return the IP 72.167.34.97. If I would do it in the browser, it ...