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

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Iodine server not accessible:

I'm trying to get Iodine running on my Kali Linux server but I keep getting errors. Following the instructions, I: Created an A record at noip.com - myname.ddns.net - for my router's dynamic IP ...
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Windows Server DNS ISSUE

I have a Forwarded Lookup Zone configured on my Windows DNS server. I have 2 Host Records created like: test.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.14 www.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.15 In addition, I have a ...
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Opendns loading failure

I hope this is the right site to post this question on and if its not please tell me, and say a good one to post to so i can delete this question. Basically I want to avoid opendns. My WiFi is set to ...
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Why can't Chrome load a web page? ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

Chrome gives this error, yet I can ping the server! The server at www.odesk.com can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website's name to ...
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nsupdate: What does the error NOTIMP mean?

I tried to add a dns entry using nsupdate: printf 'update add myhost.mydomain.com 86400 A 172.16.1.1\nsend\n' | nsupdate I'm getting the error: update failed: NOTIMP what does it mean?
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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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Add hostname synonym

I'm attempting allow a hostname to used as synonyms for another hostname. For example : configure mymachine.com to be a synonym for localhost:8080 so if mymachine.com is navigated to in browser the ...
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How to share names with dnsmasq?

I have two subnets A and B, and their respective name servers both forward queries to local name server M, which finally forwards queries to the internet. All name servers run dnsmasq. On both ...
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How do I check what DNS server I'm using (on Mac OS X)

In Mac OS X, how do I check what DNS server I'm currently using (preferably a command line solution)? System Preferences > Network shows 192.168.1.1, which is my router's address and not the real ...
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Router sees WAN, but is unable to access

I have a network setup that I believe is pretty simple. One desktop that feeds into a DIR-615, which them feeds into the modem that was given to be by my fiber ISP. Checking on the setup screen, I'm ...
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Why Facebbook review team cannot access my site for DNS error?

Yesterday I have received my second feedback from Facebook app review team in which they reported that they could not access my site http://dam.com.bd/ due to DNS Lookup Failure. They attached the ...
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Why can't my second router (in DMZ) automatically find DNS settings?

I'm trying to set up my own router after the ATT modem/router combo. There is no bridge mode to bypass the ATT router. So I set up the DMZ to point to my personal router and wasn't able to get any ...
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Applications like Skype, Steam, Spotify, etc are able to access the internet but web browsers are not

this might get a little long as I have tried to gather as much information that I possibly can. I have trawled through the internet and many forums to find out which information might be useful. ...
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exception to domain forwarding

I have forwarded a domain from a hosting site to our own http server. I would now like to host some pages directly on host server to take advantage of some of the services they have; for example - a ...
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Restored godaddy DNS Config gives “DNS Reverse” error

By mistake I wiped my godaddy DNS record. It was setup for custom Hotmail domain but now can't access settings any more (Microsoft stopped this). So have restored below settings from dnshistory.org ...
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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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Subdomain forwarding to another domain [migrated]

Graphic: http://i.stack.imgur.com/bZZ8U.png Problem: status.renfi.ga has to display the content on hostinger.com and renfi.ga the content on my homeserver Question: On which point does i have to ...
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Cant connect to website, DNS issue?

my domain is AD.EXAMPLE.COM - Inhouse Server Website is WWW.EXAMPLE.COM -on Godaddy Server 2012 w/ DNS looking to itself and forwarders set to google DNS When I try to browse to our website i get ...
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How to change the dns server on Windows 10 Preview [closed]

How can I change the dns servers on Wondows 10 Preview 10049? The usual way like this: http://solverbase.com/w/Windows_10:_Changing_DNS_Servers does not work any more
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ipv6 not public availible

I'm trying to get my server to be public availible on IPV6 I did the test on: http://test-ipv6.com and it's 10/10 I've set my primary and secundairy servers to Google's (on the server) when I connect ...
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How to use dnsmasq in LAN?

I want to implement DNS in LAN. For the purpose, I am using DNSmasq. I am following this article to config dnsmasq.conf file Linux.com. The content of dnsmasq.conf file is as follows: ...
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Local Network DNS

I have 3 computers on my local network, A B and C, all running Windows 7. They all have the same network configuration which uses my Netgear router for DNS. I am trying to access them via my Android ...
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ping can't resolve hostname, but nslookup can

ping tells me that it can't resolve some hostname ("ping: unknown host domain.company.local") in a URL but when I use host or nslookup on the same computer on the command line, the resolutions works ...
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https version of site not loading on some computers in network

I have just installed an SSL certificate for a website. This site was previously http only. On the company's internal network, most people are now able to access this site through both https and ...
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How to make a computer DNS in local area network? [duplicate]

I am in my college and working on DNS. Whenever, I need to use network, I have to login using 10.2.0.10:8090. Now, some times it becomes tough to do so. For my own system, I know that we can make some ...
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DNS lookup fails after resume from sleep

My Windows 7 Ultimate x64 PC has a strange networking issue. When I resume from sleep, no web pages will load (other programs such as Hamachi VPN are also unable to locate their servers). If I use ...
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Tor Middlebox: How to check if there is a DNS leak?

I created a tor middlebox. Laptop plus WLAN. Creates a WLAN AP all traffic from that AP should be routed into tor. But I am not sure, if the DNS requests are not leaked. How can I check that? This ...
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Acrylic DNS Proxy not resolving

So I recently had an update issue where I landed up downgrading to Windows 8. As I need to do my work, I have re-installed my XAMPP server as well as Acrylic DNS Proxy. Unfortunately, Acrylic is not ...
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Accessing web service on routed (without NAT) network

I have network topology where I use two routers: R1 and R2. R1 has NAT enabled because my ISP allows only to connect one IP. R2 has NAT disabled because I'm planning to extend my network in the future ...
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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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Failover two IP addresses and one DNS record

My mail server has two WAN interfaces and I need to set up one DNS A record for my Exchange clients. In case of connection failure of one interface I wish to use the other interface, but how to set up ...
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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 can I check if my ISP is intercepting DNS queries sent to alternative DNS servers?

Previously I had a router setup to use ISP provided DNS servers, but as of recently I setup two local DNS servers with forwarders set yo google's public dns. Whenever I visit a website which I assume ...
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My external IP address appears to change automatically [duplicate]

I am trying to use the no-IP service to get a domain name for my dynamic ip address. I use some tools on line to detect my IP, and they tell me that my IP address is 88.207.251.1. So I bind this IP ...
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resolv.conf keeps getting overwritten when dnsmasq is restarted, breaking dnsmasq

I'm running Debian Jessie and I'm trying to configure dnsmasq as a caching DNS server. I used a guide to come up with the following /etc/dnsmasq.conf: listen-address=127.0.0.1 bind-interfaces ...
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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 ...
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Custom nameservers over wifi hotspots with initial web login

I have built a portable router using a raspberry pi. My setup works, unless I connect to a hotspot that requires some kind of web based login. After some investigation, I think I've tracked it down ...
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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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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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Configuring VLANs/IP network for security and performance

My networking level of understanding is still beginner, so bear with me. I have several Ubiquiti products - USG (router), USW (switch), and UAP-AC (wap) installed in my home. I want to create ...
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Website Not loading on some computers but loads on a single computer on the same LAN

Like the title says I have a website which loads fine on single computer but won't load on other computers on the same network. The address is www.360ground.com I have tried pinging it. I get a ...
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Using dnsmasq to address machines by name and resolve external hostnames

I'm having some trouble with my dnsmasq setup. All I want it to do is resolve certain hostnames to certain ip addresses for any machine on my network. More specifically, I'm trying to enable all ...
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How to attach domain to VPS server

I just bought a domain at godaddy whatever. I do have a VPS server hosted by iniz. Now when i try to link the domain which i just bought with my VPS server in my 'iniz client area' they want me to ...
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Segment Airport-based Home Network

I would like to segment my network up so that I can better lock down my kids as they are getting to the ages where I'll need to get them a computer. I would prefer to use OpenDNS's filtering services ...
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Why should i use my hosting dns servers?

I recently adquried a new domain name with Godaddy. And rented a Dedicated server with another provider (OVH). I´ve found that Godaddy suggests to change the authoritative nameservers of the domain ...
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How to clear DNS cache in Ubuntu?

I'm having problems related to DNS solving in my Ubuntu 9.10. Prior complaining to my ISP I would like to refresh my local DNS cache, like in Windows we do ipconfig /flushdns. How can I do that in ...
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Is there an easy way to do a host lookup by MAC address on a LAN?

Is there an easy way (on Linux) to implement host lookup by MAC address? In small local networks, it is easy to use for example arp-scan to find out the IP address of some device. I usually use ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...
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Windows 7 / VirtualBox / VMWare : DNS : local name fails - not even DNS lookup, FQDN works

My problem in short: Entering http://app01:8084/ into the browser does not find my server. Entering http://app01.my.domain.com:8084/ does work. With the localname Wireshark not even captures a DNS ...