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

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How to redirect certain website on my wifi network?

I am trying to find a way so that on my wifi network I can restrict the access of site like facebook I can do this using parental control . Is there any way so that I can redirect to certain host or ...
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nslookup times out when result is 127.0.0.1

I have set up a subdomain with an A record of 127.0.0.1 (set up more than 24 hours ago at the authoritative server, just like how I would set up a normal subdomain) for the sake of development. Let's ...
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Disabling IPv6 capability in my network adapters resolved my extremely slow DNS resolution. Why?

Obviously not everyone has this issue since IPv6 is enabled by default, so why me? I'm using Google's IPv6 servers. Once I unticked the checkbox for IPv6 in my adapters' properties, pages began ...
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Why can't my Browser resolve host, but ping and nslookup can?

I'm a bit stumped by this problem. My machine can ping google.com and www.google.com successfully. I get correct ips like 74.125.. When I try to go to google in Firefox or IE or Chrome, I get a ...
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connecting to a domain controller / when logging into computer

When I am login into my computer, I can see that it is joined to a domain -> company.local So I am thinking well, company.local will be resolvable by an internal DNS to a domain controller's IP, so ...
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how will DNS work under this circumstance (when no domain name specified)

Supposingly there is a host/server in the network with FQDN as "host1.example.com" Can i know what will happen when i on another workstation, do a "ping host1" assuming that host1 is not recorded ...
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dd-wrt dnsmasq working only immediately after flushdns

It's been a couple of years since I have a DNS configured in my dd-wrt router to 2 specific sites that I need to access and they're restricted in my provider. I've never changed any configuration, ...
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Google Services doesn't work with google DNS

I use DSL at work and home, from the same ISP. I have the same router with exactly the same model at both locations. I Have configured the two routers with the very same configuration except the ...
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Redirect certain domain to personal domain via dns

I'm trying to redirect all traffic requests from a domain that I don't own to another one that I do via dns. But Acrylic can only forward to an IP, not a domain. Is there any way I can do it using ...
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Logwatch showing Named host unreachable

I'm new to system administration and wondering what this means in my logwatch report. I run a DNS server for my domain name and have recursion set to no and allow-transfer to none. Is this someone ...
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PC can be 1 server DNS but not the other

So we have a Windows 7 Embedded Thin Client out on our production floor. It has been out there for a few years and never had any issues with it. We have an ERP server that the users access the ...
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DNS Tunnel using iodine in Windows XP

I want to start DNS tunnel in Windows XP, so, after searching on Google, i found the iodine for windows. Reading ReadMe of iodine, show me to create TAP using openvpn. So, after install the openvpn ...
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iodine fails its ping test

I'm trying to get iodine working on my Ubuntu machine. The server is working fine, but when it try to establish a connection, and change the route table using the default iodine-client-start script i ...
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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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DNS Tunnelling using IODINE

I'm trying to set up a DNS tunnel. I've set it up and have got to a point where the testing feature here: http://code.kryo.se/iodine/check-it/ works. This is the result: Analyzing DNS setup for ...
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How to test if DNS is working over IPv6

My two VPS servers host my DNS. I have it setup to work with both IPv4 and IPv6. I'm able to test IPv4 without a problem. How can I test IPv6? I tried entering the IPv6 address in ...
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How to block DNS from DHCP on OS X 10.9?

I've been trying to configure my macbook (10.9) with ice floor and openvpn to prevent outbound connections from my real IP. So i had to allow connection between my real IP and OpenDNS so as to be able ...
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Router / Windows + Linux + NAS / hostname service without Windows Server?

My network generally works well. I've got DHCP handing out IP addresses and a few fixed IP's for printers and NAS devices. I've got the following devices on my network all managed through wired and ...
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Win2012 DNS static redirects from C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

currently I'm using static redirects to localhost in C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts for a low level and fast spam, maleware, ad, etc. protection. Since there is a Win2012 DNS-Server around I ...
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Can I point an A class host record to a domain name instead of IP?

I recently registered my first domain name from GoDaddy, and want to point the domain to a website hosted in Azure VM. Azure VMs change their public IP if restarted, so I don’t want to point my ...
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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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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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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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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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Blocking Google DNS on GreenPacket Router

Here's my router's console for setting the firewall. I've been trying to set it to block Google's DNS addresses but I can't get it right. Can any one help and say what I'm doing wrong?
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Windows 8. Hosts file doesn't work

I am using Windows 8 developer preview (x64) for testing purposes. I want to access some local network resource by DNS. So, I've added next line to my hosts file (%sindir%/system32/drivers/etc/hosts): ...
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Configuring IP over DNS with iodine

What I am trying to do I am trying to implement a IP-over-DNS tunnel using iodine by following both this tutorial and this one (further in this question I outline exactly which steps I took). I want ...
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how to specify A record of own domain in a zonefile

assuming that foobar.com is my domain, how do i specify the ip of "foobar.com" itself in my zonefile ? Below is my sample @ IN SOA myfoobar.com. hostmaster.myfoobar.com. ( 2001030201 ...
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WWW displays different IP than Non-WWW [closed]

When i ping the domain.com i get X IP and when i ping the www.domain.com i get Y IP address. I have added the nameservers on the domain host to point to my web server. The web server IP is Y. When ...
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How do I configure multiple domain with same IP but different port?

I plan to have several domains and map each domain to the same IP but different port Example: www.test.com should map to http://119.81.80.218:8888/ www.test2.com should map to ...
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Local DNS server for internal network & internet

I'm using OSX and at work, I'm connected to internal network (en0) and to the internet (en2). I made a script to alter routing table so only traffic on certain subnets are routed to en0, rest is ...
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showing connected wired but no internet and shows dns prob finished internet in chrome

#ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:27:0e:26:f7:7f UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:513 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 ...
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How do you change the DNS servers on a Raspberry Pi?

I am trying to change the DNS servers on a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian). I tried nano /ect/resolv.conf and then put in nameserver 8.8.8.8 (Google DNS), but it does not appear to have been applied. ...
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Access service on subdomain in Kubernetes

I have following setup: Private OpenStack Cloud - o̲n̲l̲y̲ Web UI (Horizon) is accessible (API is restricted but maybe I could get access) I have used CoreOS with a setup of ...
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Why update my domain's name servers to match the host?

I have a dedicated server with a static IP from "Company A" that I use to host my websites. All of the domains are registered and managed by "Company B". All I've ever done is update the DNS records ...
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To make sure my IP “changes” regularely

Hostnames of free no-ip DDNS will expire every 30 days. So to avoid expiration of the domain, I found a trick to change the IP every now and then, from ...
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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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Can't access some websites on Mac, but can access on iPad. Same network

When I try to access some of my sites (e.g. http://mono.company) I get a connection timeout. This only happens when I try to access sites that are on a certain server. On the same WiFi network, when ...
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Using sub-subdomains with bind

Can you put multiple levels of sub-domains in the main zone with bind? I have one zone called example.com and I want to create a sub-domain like host01.nyc.us.example.com. Can I make an entry like ...
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One DNS server host two different domains with same NS record?

I'm running bind9 on Debian 8 x64 and want to host two zones for my web site: example.com example.net I configured the named.conf.* files, set up the db.example.com and db.example.net in the zones ...
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TP-Link router not serving local names as DNS

My TP-LINK router TD-W8961 obtains its primary DNS server from the service provider, which is ok for normal Internet access. Yet, when I ask it with nslookup for the name of a machine on the local ...
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Windows network interface dns registration enable via GPO(Automate).

I have the need to set the "enable dns registration" flag on the forticlient PPPoP wan adapter. Doing this manually can consume very much time in a large deployment. I would need a way to automate ...
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All web request hitting router web ui once raspberry pi comes online on the LAN

Linux noob here, but 18 years in Windows :) Recently installed volumio on my raspberry pi B. But once this machine comes online on LAN via wired or wireless, everyone else (all ...
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Port forwarding router to listen on node.js server on home computer

I have a domain name: www.domain.com I went to my registrar that holds that domain name and logged in. I setup a DNS record type A with my public IP address. Now if I go to www.domain.com, I'm ...
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Hacked router affecting linux devices

The router of a friend of mine has been hacked, his android phone can't visit webpages with any kind of ads because it gets redirected to another site (this: ...
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Purpose of serial number in DNS zone files

So a DNS zone file contains an SOA record specifying the authoritative name server, along with some other information such as a "serial number". I'm trying to understand the purpose of the serial ...
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How to switch to another DNS server permanently

Sometimes, when I am in some problematic network, I get DNS errors like this fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/user/repo/': Could not resolve host: github.com I add to the /etc/resolv.conf ...
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should i add an additional dns name to the zone for nameserver instead of using just its default hostname?

On a BIND install for a machine that is hostnamed falcon here is my(only) zone file for my LAN web development environment. $ cat /var/named/ld.pvt.zone @ IN SOA ...
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My DNS server queries root servers?

So, I have a DNS server and a host in a lab environment. When my host queries for the IP of an web-address, like www.[somewedishwebsite].se (Swedish domain), it first queries my DNS server with IPv4 ...
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Redirect DNS requests using a router and iptables

I have a cable-modem-router from my ISP (Technicolor TC7210Z), and a bunch of wired and wireless devices connected. I want to change the DNS configuration for all devices, but I cannot change it on ...