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

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Several mail servers(domains) on one physical server

A weird use-case rises apon me. Soon I will be given the task to configure a dedicated server (with one public IPv4 address) in rather a weird way. For starters, there will be many domains. My vision ...
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Cisco Router: Don't forward DNS queries for specific domain

I've configured my Cisco 2600 series router 12.4(25b) to act as a DNS cache server for my network per the below command. My internal hosts resolve internal and external domains just fine. What I ...
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How to configure a Cisco ASA with a static IP from Comcast

I have a single static IP from Comcast. I have my modem/router set in a transparent bridge mode and I have a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) receiving the connections from the modem. The ASA ...
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DNS server randomly fails

So everything was working correctly before, I had constant internet connection on my desktop computer. Then I bought a laptop and connected it with WiFi to my network and I had internet on that too ...
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Disconnect from one domain and connect to another domain

I had old domain lets call it "A". There was 5 computers connected to domain "A". Now I have just created domain "B". Now I want all 5 computers connected to domain B. It is giving me error: "The ...
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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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Remote Desktop over LAN without Internet access [closed]

Im lookin for a way to Remote Desktop my Laptop. Connection with Ethernet and ADSL Modem/Router PC connect by LAN1 Laptop by LAN2 PC=DNS Server with 192.168.1.1 Laptop ip = 192.168.1.6 Connect ...
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Can Smart DNS Cause Geo-locked Data to be Streamed Directly from the Web Site to the PC?

On another forum I am having a discussion with someone who claims that a Smart DNS Proxy Server is similar to a VPS SNI Proxy Server with a VPS DNS Server where only streaming media that is not ...
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How to make Opera browser obey the etc/hosts file?

Current version of Opera browser doesn't obey etc/hosts file for domains outside the local network. It looks to me like it is using its own DNS resolver. For example if I create the following ...
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Internet filtering on iPad / DNS lookups

I would like to prevent access to adult websites on iPads by filtering them out. How can I stop people if they know the websites IP ? Allow me to explain a bit further. I have set up OpenDNS's ...
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How to force DNS for specific clients?

I'm running Shibby's Tomato firmware on my ASUS RT-N66U. What I'm trying to do is force OpenDNS IP's for certain clients (i.e. my kids) based on MAC address, while other clients get the router's ...
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OSX 10.8.2 does not use Search Domain

I´m trying to configure search domains on OSX, however with no succes. I configured my search domain for the Wi-FI interface on network preferences, like this: However when trying to resolve any ...
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Google Chrome “Unable to connect to Internet”

Google Chrome has stopped working. I am on a Windows 7 desktop that is connected to the Internet via an ethernet cord ran from my router. Chrome is up to date. Trying to do any searches in Chrome ...
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Google Chrome unable to connect to internet, all other web browsers can

Google Chrome is currently unable to connect to the internet. Other web browsers such as IE can do so without problem. Here is what I have done to troubleshoot: Uninstall/re-install Chrome; Check ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro Can Only Connect to 1 Wireless Network

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 Pro from 8.1 and joining to domain, the laptop in questions would only connect to the wirless network that the Domain and DNS Server were on. The DNS of the Windows ...
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Linux not resolving linux hostnames but does resolve windows hostnames

I have a network of computers, mainly Windows machines on a windows domain. I have 2 Linux machines, which are connected to the network and get their IP's via DHCP from the Windows 2003 server. My ...
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How to do DNS through a proxy in Firefox?

I am using Firefox 3.5.7 with FoxyProxy. I have an ssh tunnel forwarding 8080 through to an HTTP proxy server on the other end. With FoxyProxy, I send work traffic direct but everything else goes ...
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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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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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Domain name lookup as another domain name

In Windows (8.1) hosts file contains mappings of IP addresses to host names. For example: 127.0.0.1 example.domain.net What I want to achieve is to map a domain name to another domain ...
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What should I do after changing dns records [migrated]

What should I do to make my domain working, but it is not updating the DNS records after 10 hours. I bought domain from GoDaddy and hosted on a different site, they guided me to alter 2 domains entry ...
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Zyxel router custom DNS names or storing configuration to survive reboots

On my Zyxel P-870HN-51b - although I reckon the same solution may then also apply to other router models - I would like to add custom host and domain names local to my network. I.e. I don't want to ...
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How to finish my DNS setup?

I've been working on a small project the past couple days and have hit a small wall. This is what I have so far: Static IP from Comcast Registered Domain from Dynadot Local Arch Linux DNS box ...
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Use local IP address when on same network

My server is at home behind a NAT, which has port forwarding enabled. I am using DynDNS to give it a global hostname xyz.ddns.net. When I am behind the NAT myself, I would like to xyz.ddns.net to ...
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Per-wireless network hosts?

I have a Linux home server, with a hostname (obviously) as well as a NetBIOS alias. (The alias is so that I can make multiple connections to it with Samba under different usernames, from Windows). I ...
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Linkbucks Adware on Goo.gl links

I have created a goo.gl shortlink for my app page, so that I can know how many times the link is clicked from my page. I checked the link when I created it, and it worked fine. Now when I checked it ...
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How can I permanently save my chosen DNS settings for my wireless network adapter on Windows 7?

I use a custom DNS but I find myself needing to reconfigure it every time I connect, is there a way to save it permanently?
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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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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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Why do my Windows 7 clients ignore local DNS server, ping fails, nslookup works

I am having an issue with a bind DNS server on a local network. My router is pushing via DHCP a gateway of 10.10.0.1 (ASUS Router) and DNS of 10.10.0.2 (BIND) All linux, BSD, Android and IOS, ...
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How to use dynamic dns with pre registered domain?

I want to use dynamic dns with my computer with my pre registered domain ,not with their subdomains but i faced a few problem: 1- noip.com don't let free user to do so (i guess). 2-I found ...
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Can only connect to various HTTP services (game patchers, Unity Store, NuGet) from one wireless network

Ever since I've connected my (Windows 8.1 running) laptop to the (rather weirdly set up) university halls wireless network (well it might be actually be the wired, but I doubt it), it won't connect to ...
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How do bots access directories on a server that are not DocumentRoot of public IP address? How do I stop them?

I have a local network set up with apache2 and "named" running on OpenSuse 13.1 Linux. I used the "named" service to use my computer as a domain server. I set up my router to point to ask my computer ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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No DNS requests in Windows 7, nslookup works, ping and tracert can't resolve

I was trying to bring my old desktop computer back from the dead and faced a problem I couldn't deal with. The main issue is what I've written in the title - nslookup works, ping and tracert give a ...
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Why do I get different connection speeds when using local vs public IP?

My home server has a dynamic DNS service attached to the public IP, and I usually connect through it even when at home. However, I just noticed that SFTP'ing through the public IP has a huge impact in ...
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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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Is it wrong to add more nameserver that is not currently up to a domain?

Recently, my DNS server goes down. And it takes time to change GLUE records. What if I add some nameserver to my domain, but nobody are (actually) behind these IPs? Is it wrong? Does the resolver ...
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How to ping by hostname on CentOS

I have 2 PCs running CentOS 7 and they're both connected to a wireless repeater/AP. I have statically set both the IP addresses of the 2 PCs, and they are able to ping each other via IP. I have also ...
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How to clear/flush the DNS cache in Google Chrome?

As you probably know Google Chrome has its own internal DNS cache. Is there a way to clear it without having to wait for the time out or close the browser?
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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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Ubuntu getting wrong hostname from DHCP

When provisioning new Ubuntu Precise (12.04) servers, the hostname they're getting seems to be generated from the DNS search path, not a reverse lookup on the hostname. Take the following ...
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How to set NX TTL in CloudFlare?

The default CloudFlare TTL for NX (non-existing) records is about three hours, which is a bit of a bummer if I accidentally query a DNS name I haven't created yet. The CloudFlare API calls to create ...
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Trouble with DNS query using whois

What does the look them up with "=xxx" to receive a full display for each record mean? The man page does not discuss an equal sign, and I got an error when I tried to use the = literal. $ whois a.com ...
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Failover two ip address and one dns record

My mail server has two WAN interface and I need to set up one "A" dns record for my exchange clients. In case of connection failure of one interface I wish to use the other interface, but how to set ...
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Emails being routed to old mailboxes, three weeks after changing MX records

We have moved our email hosting from our old hosting provider to Office 365; however, we still use the old provider for website hosting... so it is imperative that we receive the invoices from our old ...
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Resolving DNS subdomains

I'm not sure I understand DNS correctly. Given a computer which has the domain name somecomputer.com, and I setup a DNS server on that computer, will requests for subdomain.somecomputer.com go through ...
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Is it possible to host your own website without a static ip address?

If I set up a DNS server with BIND, does that effect this scenario ? (I'm under the impression that it does) Again I'm under the impression that If I set up a DNS server then I can put up an apache ...
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How multiple domain can point to same website source code?

Here I am looking for solution like as below. I have multiple website those all should point to one common script folder on a hosting "example.com" --> ".../username/home/public_html/" "abc.com" ...