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

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In OS X, how can I prepend 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers obtained through DHCP?

I am trying to use dnsmasq to resolve certain known domains using its configuration, but let the rest of the requests go through to the normal DNS server assigned by DHCP. I cannot get this to work. ...
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Chromecast, Unblock-Us and Edimax BR-6478AC router

It seems that Google has hard coded the Google DNS into the Chromecast, thus making it pretty much useless for anyone outside the U.S. who wants to use it for Netflix and Hulu. I have the above ...
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Ping to dnsmasq's host resolvesto 127.0.0.1

I've just set up dnsmasq in my home lan for the first time. I got it as DHCP and DNS. Something strange is that when I ping DEV01 (which has dnsmasq) it resolves to 127.0.0.1 and I don't know why it ...
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DD-WRT DNS lookup failure

I'm trying to configure a new router (a Linksys WRT160Nv3) with DD-WRT. It seems that no matter what the settings, DNS lookups fail. I can't ping anything outside my network (I get an unknown host ...
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DNS: Forward domain to another host

I was hoping some expert on here could quickly answer my question. I don't know much about DNS, so bare with me. I have a domain that is hosted with XO Communications. I want to host that domain at ...
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How can I redirect a subdomain to an internal IP?

I have a FQDN let's say abc.com. with only one external IP and I use zoneedit.com ns servers. I have configured www as a CNAME of abc.com. The web server is setup with IIS on local computer. What I ...
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Is there a way to specify more than two DNS servers?

In my "Local Area Connection Properties", under IP Version 4, I can specify an IP address (or get one automatically) and specify a preferred and alternate DNS server. Is there any way to set more ...
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Cannot Access Website First Time Through Router And Later It Seems To Forget Routing Table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot Resolve Host Or Access Website Through Router Would be helpful to those who are willing to help with this one. I evaluated the problem and it is for computer ...
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Bizarre DNS Issue

I've been having an intermittent issue recently on my MacBook Pro: every so often, I'll start getting bad DNS results. For example: I type in facebook.com, and another website loads up instead of ...
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Switching between DNS addresses easily

Sometimes I need to use preferred and alternate DNS server addresses, and sometimes I need Windows to obtain it automatically. The common approach to switch between those addresses is: Right click ...
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DNS server won't work! [Bind9 running on Debian 7; virtualized through Proxmox 3.1]

First I'd like to thank everyone in advance for helping me - communities like this are exactly what amatuers like myself need when faced with perplexing issues. I've recently begun virtualizing ...
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Block a Subdomain in Windows Firewall

Gamespy is ceasing its Master Server support for many games at the end of May, including Crysis 1, Wars, and 2. I have worked with Crysis 1 and Crysis Wars for a very long time, and now the entire ...
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Modem not assigning DNS

I have a ZyXEL P-870H-51A V2 VDSL2 modem. Currently, the modem connects to the internet, but computers require to use a static DNS in order to use it, otherwise they fail to reach a DNS lookup. ...
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How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server?

Some services, like ProxyDNS, provided a way to access region-restricted websites like Hulu. I believe this kind of services are based on HTTP proxy, when we accessing hulu.com, the HTTP proxy is ...
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Local DNS server is required to use names instead of full IP?

My computers have local IP addresses such as 192.168.0.X. And many of the computers have names such as "MyPC" or "YourPC" etc. It seems on Windows, in most cases, just using "MyPC" instead of the ...
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How to setup intranet DNS to resolve some sub domain address and forwards others?

I have a domain names (MyDomain.com) which has a number of subdomains (subs1, subs2, subs3 and subs4) On my local network I have 2 servers running that host subs1 and subs2. I also have a server ...
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How to get the IP of the computer, of searches in my google account? [closed]

How do I get the IP of the computer that made researches in my google account, which was recorded in history that is accessed through my google account? Thanks so much!
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is it possible for a server to know which client(IP) did a DNS query for its domain name?

Let's assume I have a domain name, for example, myproxy.com. Then I have many websites, like kitty.myproxy.com , wow.myproxy.com I want to configure an authoritative DNS server for the domain name. I ...
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How do I change my DNS address to something other than 8.8.8.8?

My DNS address seem to be set to 8.8.8.8 (primary) and 8.8.4.4 (secondary). These are Google DNS addresses, right? How can I change this so that I get the DNS address from my ISP? I can't change this ...
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BIND DNS settings on Mac OS X Lion: Errors in .zone file

I'm using Mac OS X Lion's BIND to set up a local domain "webapp.local". I've already set up a VirtualHost in Apache and added "webapp.local" to the host file, which works. But wanted others on my ...
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DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server

I recently set up a web server on my office network with a domain let's say example.net Everything works perfect outside of the network when I visit example.net, it connects to the webpage just fine. ...
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After a period of time, nslookup still works, but pinging, and an auto-refeshed website, fails

Contrary to this SO question this is for a dotted name (gw.localnet.au), and it doesn't happen straight away. Only after some period of time (quite a long time, possibly days). In fact this is for my ...
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Setting up a router as a DNS server only

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router that I don't need anymore, since I had to buy a 3G capable router (Dovado 3GN). As I only have a 3G connection at home, I want to optimize it as much as possible. I ...
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How to setup wampserver to be accessible on the internet

Is it possible? I just want to access my files on the pc when I'm outside. Is it possible using dyndns or any other free service on the internet.
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OpenDNS not working from 1 Ubuntu machine

I have OpenDNS set up on my router, however I'm getting a strange situation. The OpenDNS Welcome page confirms that OpenDNS is working on my Windows XP laptop and on an Ubuntu netbook but not on my ...
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localhost as hostname confusion

I have a basic understanding about hostname and FQDN. Now I am confused, do I really have to specify a name for my hostname? So for example: Hostname: somename Domain: mydomain.com FQDN: ...
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Why common two IP addresses for two nameservers in one server

In this common case: ns1.domain.com: IP1 ns2.domain.com: IP2 What I know the two IP addresses used like if one unreachable, the other will use as a secondary choice and user still can access the ...
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IP tables gateway

I am trying to make an iptables gateway. I ordered 3 dedicated server from my hosting company all with dual nics. One server has been given all the ip addresses and is connected directly to the ...