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

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Block all internet except 2 URLs from 8 am to 8 pm and unblock all between 8pm and 8am on windows 7

I have a friend that has a hard time concentrating when working at home on his laptop running windows7. He asked me to find a way to put the following filter on his laptop: - from 8am to 8pm (when he ...
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Browse Home Intranet by Machine Names

I have Apache2 running on one of my linux machines, and I often use it to browse a local website on that machine from other machines on my home network. But I can only do so by accessing the server ...
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How to easly block user from using surfeasy VPN

Does any one know if its possible to block user from using using surfeasy VPN to download pirate movies from the internet?
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Tracert skips hops only see the end IP

When i use tracert for windows it will 'timeout' on all of the address' between my router and the target, the exact number of timeouts represent exactly to the hops it would normally take (i used my ...
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Windows using the DNS suffix search list on all lookups, even valid FQDNs. How to stop this?

When doing DNS lookups (specifically using nslookup, for some reason most things are not effected) Windows XP Pro SP3 is using the DNS suffix search list for every single one. Even for fully qualified ...
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Override DNS order when conencted to a VPN?

I'm having some issues with DNS when I connect to my VPN from my Mac. When not connected, scutil --dns (the DNS lookup table) returns: resolver #1 nameserver[0] : 10.0.1.1 flags : Request A ...
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How do I reroute a DNS request?

I have a Technicolor (Thomson) Modem, and I want to reroute a DNS request coming from a specific IP to another DNS server. I have an iptables command looking like this: iptables -I PREROUTING -t nat ...
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Can't change DNS settings in Windows 8.1

I wanted to change my DNS settings into Google Public DNS. However, as soon as I changed it in my Wi-Fi properties and applied the settings, the next time I access to the properties, it changes back ...
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How can I get mDNS device names on my network?

I would like to be able to get device names on my network given an ip address. I have been using nbtscan for NBNS names and I have been trying to use both 'avahi-resolve-address' and 'dig -x ip_addr ...
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redirecting DNS to new webhost

I am changing web host for an existing site and before redirecting the nameservers to the new host I want to install a php shopping cart. I have uploaded the shopping cart to my new web host but when ...
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chromium ignores /etc/resolver/example.com

I am overriding dns entries on a Mac for example.com by using a file in /etc/resolver/example.com that contains the nameservers to use. The problem is Chromium seems to ignore these files. I have ...
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DNS settings change randomly to 8.8.8.8 and 4.2.2.1

A client of mine travels with his laptop often and uses GoGoWifi (In air internet) while flying. A few months ago he started having trouble connecting to the GoGo service. We noticed that his DNS is ...
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how can i forward requests to my own IP address to a local IP address in my network (possibly using named)?

My setup I have a linux server running in my basement. I currently have my router looking to that server for DNS lookup, so I can use named to spoof a bunch of domain names to point to my local ...
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With new DNS settings, certain webpages break

I administer the network at a school. I recently changed our router's DHCP settings to use the DNS servers 208.67.222.123 and 208.67.220.123, the former of which is the OpenDNS FamilyShield server. ...
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How to ignore DNS servers coming from DHCP

I use one of those dns services that let you bypass region restrictions on Netflix and similar sites. However I noticed that recently it stopped working, even though I set up the service's dns ...
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DNS nightmares with dyndns and cpanel

Ok so I am EXTREMELY new at networking stuff and am a programmer by trade. I need help badly. I have two servers, one live the other in house. Both worked until last week when I wiped the in house ...
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What does it mean when a DNS name starts with xn--?

I found the following domain in my logs: http://xn--q1a.xn--b1aube0e.xn--c1acygb.xn--p1ai/ I have never seen anything like it. Is this a valid domain? If so what is the TLD?
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Using local DNS server in offline mode

Using OS X Yosemite I have dnsmasq running locally and it works great while I'm connected to a wireless network. However, once I go to adhoc mode or offline mode, the OS refuses to use any DNS ...
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How to have access to iis server inside VM with Bridged connection

I have a LAN, and I have several machines connected to that LAN. In one of the machines i have a VM that has installed Windows Server 2012 R2 and has several iis sites running in it. I want to have ...
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Pointing my domain name to a subdomain on another site

I've got a new domain name (matprichardson.co.uk), and I'd like to set it up so that when users visit it uses hosting and displays the pages at mat.2toria.com. I've tried forwarding, but this didn't ...
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Static redirect on windows?

So I want to create a static redirect - or: a local domain. What I want to type in my browser http://plex.home/ It's not necessary to have a fake TLD - i.e. .net would be okay too Where I want ...
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Windows 7 Intranet Web Service Name Resolution

I am running a Windows 7 X64 HP laptop that has two users configured, one for my wife and one for myself. I also run a Microsoft 2003 web server providing access to three web sites, ...
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How to configure Godaddy and/or DNS to work with a home Ubuntu server running virtual hosts

I currently have a LAMP (Ubuntu) server that I run in my house. My domain name is through GoDaddy. I want to have the ability to create subdomains dynamically using mod_vhost_alias. I would also like ...
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ISP DNS conflicts with local DDNS

My Actiontec MI424WR rev. D router hands out two DNS server addresses: [primary] itself [secondary] the ISP's. I assume this is the same DNS server auto-configured on the WAN interface The router ...
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samba domain controller on vserver

i have a vserver with ssh access. i try to set up a samba4 domain controller. everything works fine so far. problem is i don't get samba internal DNS working. My vserver has an external IP and my ...
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Ignore DNS servers from DHCP lease

I've an Ubuntu box. When I connect to a wifi network, I get the IP address for wlan interface using dhclient. The problem is, I don't to use the DNS servers provided by the DHCP lease. How can I do ...
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Own DNS is very slow

I run my own DNS with Ubuntu 14.04 and dnsmasq on a VPS of my hosting provider. If I enter the DNS address in the network adapter on my windows machine, websites load very slow. It takes less than a ...
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How can I find any domain name that resolves to IP within a given net range?

For example, given the range: 172.128.0.0 - 172.191.255.255 I need to find some domain that resolves to an IP-adress within the range. Is it possible ? I'm using a Linux system.
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Windows can't find domain name that everyone else can see

I've configured a DNS server on my home LAN. It serves a few extra domain names, such as foo. Note that foo is configured to return 404s for all requests. (I haven't gotten to getting it to do what I ...
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Why does my browser take me to the WRONG site?

Sometimes I type nytimes.com and my browser takes me to usatoday.com. Sometimes google.com takes me to Bing.com. Sometimes I enter online.wsj.com (Wall street Journal), but I'm taken to ...
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Home Server REVERSED DNS

I know what if you want to create reversed DNS you need change DNS servers to domain and in server need park this domain. It is possible to do this at home server ? With basic internet provider ?
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How to assign the root DNS as a folder

I am wanting to change the root address of my domain to 31.xx.xxx.xx/folder/. How can I go about doing this? I know that within the "zone file" I can edit the "A(host)" to the ip 31.xx.xxx.xx and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS drops some DNS replies with “DNS Destination unreachable / Port unreachable” message

I noticed something really really strange I can't figure out, while wiresharking both my 2 Ubuntus 14.04 LTS : somehow randomly, Ubuntu seems to drop some incomming DNS replies. This happens both for ...
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what does it mean if nslookup and ping fail to resolve a host name but tracert does not?

This problem concerns an internal DNS server that for some reason sometimes fails to resolve the host names of some machines on the network. When it fails to resolve a host name, and this can happen ...
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Do I need to inform my hosting provider before pointing my new domain to my existing hosting account?

I know that to point a new domain to my existing host, I have to specify the nameservers for the host on the domain's registrar site. But I'm not sure how can the hosting provider know which hosting ...
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Chrome ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

I registered a CNAME record from mydomain.futbol to a godaddy domain I can correctly ping the new address, the trace route reaches godaddy servers. I can not display the page on my browser, I get this ...
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Windows XP - DNS external domains does not work

I have a DHCP and DNS server created in Linux and i have two machines: one linux and one windows xp. In my Linux machine, dns is working for internal and external domains. But, in my Windows XP, i ...
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Website resolves with old IP address - only on my computer

So I've been in touch with my hosting as I'm locked out of my website due to it resolving with my old ip address (I have tested this - i'm locked out due to the fact my old ip address just displays an ...
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How to Diagnose Firefox DNS Issues

I'm currently running Firefox 34.0 and Chrome 39.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox is presenting with extremely slow DNS look-ups that aren't occurring in Chrome. In order to repro, I've shut down both ...
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Reverse DNS Zone not working properly BIND9

I am using the 10.0.0.x scheme for my LAN. I have a Raspberry Pi that hosts certain services, including DNS. I am running into a problem with what I think is my reverse zone. The RPI is on ...
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DD-WRT sends itself as the DNS server to DHC clients

I'm using DD-WRT on my router (version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/11/14) mega). WAN is configured to have static IP and LAN is configured to have a DHCP server provide addresses/DNS, etc to clients. All of ...
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DNS options windows 7 aren't saved?

I'm trying to use a free DNS (such as Google's: 8.8.8.8 / 8.8.4.4) by typing this in thoses options: But when I click on "validate settings upon exit" and "ok", the network diagnostic tool from ...
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DNS config for NAT with BIND

Over the past days, i installed CentOS on a computer that I'm using to mess around with system admin related tasks. What im doing is, I'm basically making this computer into a "super router" as i like ...
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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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Missing DNS configuration adhoc or offline

I have dnsmasq installed locally on OS X Yosemite. Everything works fine while I'm connected to the internet via wifi. However when I go offline or create an adhoc network, I lose my DNS settings: ...
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bash script processing files with bad characters

I received a zip file with a folder structure that include parenthesis. I've worked through two processes at the cli and now merge them into a script The first searches through the file structure for ...
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cant ping specific device

i have these nodes on the same network Sasmung GT-S5300 192.168.12.38 Asus Zenfone 5 192.168.12.37 pc(windows 7) 192.168.12.36 i tried to access my pc with my samsung through web browser, and ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding" error message in Windows 7

Windows 7Pro x64 8 GB RAM I have: UNplugged my cable router and wireless router, plugged back in flushed DNS, Register DNS, release IP, renew IP Tried assigning a static address using googles DNS ...
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Vigor router not passing netbios request

A client has decided to change ISP. The new provider has supplied a Vigor 2830 which I am failing to configure correctly to replace the existing router (Thomson 585). A Dell 2800 running Ubuntu 14 is ...