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

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new domain, trying to configure it on Windows Server 2012 R2 in a Azure VM

So I have purchased this domain, say mydomain.com, and would like to use it for my lab in the cloud. I spinned up a new service in Azure, say myservice, and built a new VM called mydc, promoted it to ...
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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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Raspberry Pi VPN server using PPTPD internet access

I am not quite sure if this is the best website for this question, but I'll give it a shot anyways. I setup a VPN server yesterday on my Pi (running latest Raspbian) using PPTPD. The purpose of this ...
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Any way to use multiple hosts files on windows?

Question Is there any way to use multiple hosts files on windows(7) ? Preferably without installing any external programs. Example Say my hosts file has in it 10.2.3.4 bob.com 10.2.3.5 ...
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System-wide DNS lookups over SSH tunnel

IT has the lab locked down so I cant do apt-get updates or install any packages on the Ubuntu machine. We have a Windows RDP desktop that has limited internet access. I have an SSH server running on ...
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Nginx - access from a public ip address - ubuntu 14.04

An nginx server is up and running locally on my system[ubuntu 14.04]. But i am having difficulty accessing the same server from my public ip address, or from any other system using my public ip ...
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DNS issues windows 2008 R2 [closed]

something is happening in my network and really till now i cant seem to find the solution, first i have 2 ISPs lets say A and B and i have DC ( DHCP And DNS) i put the dns of both the ISPS in the ...
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hostname does not resolve on LAN

I’m on Mac OS X 10.7.5. Got some kind of voodoo with my hostname. I frequently run web servers (PHP/Java) but suddenly these decided to stop playing nicely. This machine always had DHCP, which never ...
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Setting up port forwarding on secondary router with restricted config access to primary router

I can connect to Router 1 over wifi which is connected to the internet. I do not have access to Router 1's config settings to change any DNS, port forwarding, etc. What I was hoping to do is connect ...
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Periodically send dynamic public IP to web server to allow remote SSH access

I have a home where the ISP does not allow static IPs for hosts. I have a computer (that I will call A from now on) in that home that has a SSH server running on it and I would like to connect to it ...
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cannot access network shares on domain - export all network settings in windows 7 for troubleshooting

I am on a domain computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am having trouble accessing network drives and network shares (including network printers). I am able to access the internet fine. I have ...
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Windows 8.1 + DNSCrypt + Unbound for DNS Cache

I'm following this guide (http://yvoinov.blogspot.it/2014/05/windows-7-unbound-dnscrypt.html) and others but nothing: I have Windows 8.1 x64, DNSCrypt 1.4.3, Unbound last version downloaded from the ...
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Which role is to be configured in windows server 2012 r2?

I am a BE computer science final year student. In my computer laboratory, there are 72 client PCs and a Windows server (2012 r2 datacenter). Server specs: Processor(s) (1) Intel® Xeon® E5520 ...
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Use computer name instead of ip address in heterogeneous environment

I have got a few machines all connected to a ISP supplied router; a Netgear CGD24G. I added a 1Gb switch because I have too many computers. Otherwise, machines connect to the home network either via ...
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Change DNS from 192.168.1.1

I am trying to use namebench to optimize my DNS server, and the result continues to list 192.168.1.1 as the best DNS server, despite my having changed the router’s (Asus RT-N53) settings to Google ...
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maradns config for external domains except one address

I have the following mararc ipv4_bind_addresses = "127.0.0.1" timestamp_type = 2 random_seed_file = "secret.txt" csv2 = {} csv2["myapp.com."] = "custom.txt" custom.txt blog.% ...
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How to point domain and subdomain to dedicated server using IP address?

I have dedicated server with 1and1 and domain name with godaddy. To point my domain to my server i just pointed my dedicated server IP using "A" RECORD (at godaddy) and didn't change anything like ...
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How to find IP address of a DNS server

I'm a CS student and currently taking a (basic) course in information security. I was given an assignment which required me to analyse a given .pcap file using Wireshark and obtain information on the ...
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I suddenly can’t access my own web server within my LAN via the external WAN IP address

Suddenly today—without explanation—I cannot access my web server from my local network. My router is an Actiontec MI424WR MI424WR (GigE for Verizon FiOS). I have verified that no browser running on ...
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Cannot access Windows machines by Name over PPTP VPN but can access ip address

I have a PPTP VPN Incoming Network Connection setup on a windows 8.1 machine which is where I have all my computers setup on a local intranet (say machine X, Y and Z) I VPN into the Windows 8.1 ...
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Public DNS entry with local IP

We have a set of internal services used by our business applications. Some of them are defined by IP. We are thinking about replacing them all with service subdomains instead pointing to the private ...
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How to get DD-WRT (dnsmasq) to serve DNS but *not* DHCP?

I want to configure a DD-WRT router just for local DNS resolution of a few names, and then fall back to my ISP's DNS server. I am using a separate router, the sole purpose of this DD-WRT router is as ...
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Linux Name Resolution-Samba or Bind

I'm trying to make sure that all my PC's(with any OS) & mobile devices can see my Linux computer's name(x100 for example). Is using Samba the best option for this? Or if I install a DNS Server ...
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Reoccuring DNS Lookup Failed

For some reason, seemingly at random, any attempts to resolve a domain fail in my network. Any existing connections will continue to work, since their domain names have already been resolved, but if I ...
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Overriding DNS in peer-peer fashion

I frequently have the problem that I am on a local network where DNS is done by routers I have no control over. I often want to send files or data between two of my devices on the same subnet, but ...
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How can I fix DNS resolution on second router in home network?

Symptom: Delays of up to 30 seconds resolving DNS when plugged in to or Wif Connected to second router. Ping can take just as long via domain name, near instant via IP No problems when connecting ...
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VPN split tunnel force specific domains to go to VPN

I have a VPN server that I am connecting to on Windows 10 (pretend it is Win8) via a split tunnel. There are some domains, let's call them a.vpndomain.com and b.vpndomain.com, that I want to connect ...
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Curl shows redirection to localhost

I am using an iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C109). Recently I ran a curl command and it appears as though there is a local proxy or server running on my computer. Here is the ...
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Configure printer on WAN port

I have a network where router 1 is connected to Internet and has a network printer. Router 1 is a home router with default settings. A second router (router 2) is connected to router 1 on it's wan ...
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Both Public and Private DNS not working. How make it work properly without any conflict

I setup private network so I installed DHCP in one of my server. Now my public network DNS is not working. How can I setup DNS for private network with conflict the public network DNS? DHCP Setup. ...
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MaraDNS- Unable to forward DNS queries

I tried forwarding DNS queries to Google DNS but it is not working. Below is the content of my /etc/mararc file: csv2 = {} csv2["example.net."] = "db.example.net" csv2["google.com."] = ...
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Dns server for specific domain

Is there a way to define a dns server for a specific domain? I'm setting up a develop machine with an amp stack and i want to redirect all urls with a specific domain (i.e. project.dev) to 127.0.0.1. ...
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DNS Redirecting in Google Chrome

The other day we were attempting to redirect traffic in my office. We wanted to redirect YouTube, Facebook, and other similar sites back to our website. Originally the plan was to just use the Hosts ...
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Cannot access DNS from external network

I have setup a MaraDNS instance on CentOS 6.5. I can access the DNS records from local machine—on which MaraDNS is installed—by doing nslookup but cannot access the DNS server records from Internet on ...
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Getting error ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

When I try to go with the browser to www.thedrupalchecklist.com I get the error ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED. (I changed the nameservers yesterday). If I go to ...
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Were my DNS servers changed?

I recently stupidly clicked on a suspicious link and since then, Chrome stalls for a few seconds before reaching a web page. I suspect my DNS servers may have been changed (among other possible ...
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Connected to OpenVPN server (through WiFi), changing DNS on unprotected adapter stops Internet entirely

So whenever I connect to an OpenVPN with a configuration file I notice two things: The TAP- adapter has no gateway of it's own. Is that normal? Trying to resolve this problem: I copied all the ...
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Changing priorities of DNS and etc\hosts in Windows 2008 R2

The X issue One of our customers have an issue with Oracle DG - sometimes DNS is not responsive and DG connection fails. I decided to add fall back entry in etc\hosts, but it has cons too: DNS ...
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How to setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades shows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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How to send email from a network to a subdomain?

Scenario: Network: abc.net1 Mail Server: mail.abc.net1 Exchange email: user1@abc.net1 Internal Server: internal.abc.net1 Internal has own domain: sub.local Has exchange configured: ...
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Locate Host Name on LAN (DNSMasq on DD-WRT)

I am running DNSMasq as both my DHCP and DNS server on my DD-WRT router. I had thought that DNSMasq was adding hosts that it registered in DHCP to the DNS server automatically, but I have a few ...
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Cannot browse to web sites where server is on same router

I have a cable router which provides NAT addresses 10.1.10.X as well as has static IPs on it. My local development computer is plugged directly into the router and so is the web server. The web ...
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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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Can the DNS-server in FiOS-provided Actiontec router offer SRV-records?

I'm trying to teach my iOS-devices to print onto the LAN-connected printer here. The manual calls for adding certain DNS-records. On my LAN the FiOS-provided Actiontec-router is providing the ...
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Access subdomain folder directly from IP address

I have server located under X.Y.Z.C IP address. It runs Apache2. I've added additional domain to it, let us call it A. When I want to add something to it, I have to send files to A subdirectory in ...
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Invalid hostname in HELO sent by MUA

I have a mail server running exim4 with an ACL that drops the smtp session if the hostname in HELO is an IP address. Exim is configured to do the reverse dns check. The said ACL is the very first one ...
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Windows (8.1) disable websites temporarily

I'm using windows 8.1 and I want to disable certain websites temporarily. I'm doing web development work on my machine and I do not want certain iframes (to 3rd party websites) to load and/or not send ...
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The requested URL “/crossdomain.xml”, is invalid.

Every time I try to access the game lobby for a website I keep getting an error. The error only started yesterday and I am confused as to what the problem might be. I believe the problem is caused by ...
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Pin Hostnames to MAC Addresses when using Dynamic DNS Updates

I want to start using dynamic DNS updates for an internal system. I'd like the DNS server to pin a hostname to a MAC address so that once the host registers, then the DNS server will not allow others ...
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Can't access some websites

I have a networking/dns problem in my laptop. I can't access some websites. For example www.accuweather.com I am using a wireless connection. The issue is just in my laptop. I can access the sites ...