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

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Windows 8.1 Pro Can Only Connect to 1 Wireless Network

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 Pro from 8.1 and joining to domain, the laptop in questions would only connect to the wirless network that the Domain and DNS Server were on. The DNS of the Windows ...
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Linux not resolving linux hostnames but does resolve windows hostnames

I have a network of computers, mainly Windows machines on a windows domain. I have 2 Linux machines, which are connected to the network and get their IP's via DHCP from the Windows 2003 server. My ...
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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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Domain name lookup as another domain name

In Windows (8.1) hosts file contains mappings of IP addresses to host names. For example: 127.0.0.1 example.domain.net What I want to achieve is to map a domain name to another domain ...
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Use local IP address when on same network

My server is at home behind a NAT, which has port forwarding enabled. I am using DynDNS to give it a global hostname xyz.ddns.net. When I am behind the NAT myself, I would like to xyz.ddns.net to ...
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Per-wireless network hosts?

I have a Linux home server, with a hostname (obviously) as well as a NetBIOS alias. (The alias is so that I can make multiple connections to it with Samba under different usernames, from Windows). I ...
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Linkbucks Adware on Goo.gl links

I have created a goo.gl shortlink for my app page, so that I can know how many times the link is clicked from my page. I checked the link when I created it, and it worked fine. Now when I checked it ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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How to use dynamic dns with pre registered domain?

I want to use dynamic dns with my computer with my pre registered domain ,not with their subdomains but i faced a few problem: 1- noip.com don't let free user to do so (i guess). 2-I found ...
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Can only connect to various HTTP services (game patchers, Unity Store, NuGet) from one wireless network

Ever since I've connected my (Windows 8.1 running) laptop to the (rather weirdly set up) university halls wireless network (well it might be actually be the wired, but I doubt it), it won't connect to ...
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Chrome is unable to connect to the Internet

I'm getting the error code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET in Google Chrome. The thing is, I have a working internet connection. I am posting this using that connection, using Internet Explorer. It's ...
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Why do I get different connection speeds when using local vs public IP?

My home server has a dynamic DNS service attached to the public IP, and I usually connect through it even when at home. However, I just noticed that SFTP'ing through the public IP has a huge impact in ...
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How to ping by hostname on CentOS

I have 2 PCs running CentOS 7 and they're both connected to a wireless repeater/AP. I have statically set both the IP addresses of the 2 PCs, and they are able to ping each other via IP. I have also ...
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How to configure a Cisco ASA with a static IP from Comcast

I have a single static IP from Comcast. I have my modem/router set in a transparent bridge mode and I have a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) receiving the connections from the modem. The ASA ...
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How to set NX TTL in CloudFlare?

The default CloudFlare TTL for NX (non-existing) records is about three hours, which is a bit of a bummer if I accidentally query a DNS name I haven't created yet. The CloudFlare API calls to create ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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Resolving DNS subdomains

I'm not sure I understand DNS correctly. Given a computer which has the domain name somecomputer.com, and I setup a DNS server on that computer, will requests for subdomain.somecomputer.com go through ...
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Is it possible to host your own website without a static ip address?

If I set up a DNS server with BIND, does that effect this scenario ? (I'm under the impression that it does) Again I'm under the impression that If I set up a DNS server then I can put up an apache ...
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Cisco Router: Don't forward DNS queries for specific domain

I've configured my Cisco 2600 series router 12.4(25b) to act as a DNS cache server for my network per the below command. My internal hosts resolve internal and external domains just fine. What I ...
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Can I autoregister my clients/servers in local DNS?

Right now I have a W2k12 server at home that I run as a domain controller. This has the extra benefit of registering every "subordinate" computers name in it's DNS so that I don't have to go around ...
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How multiple domain can point to same website source code?

Here I am looking for solution like as below. I have multiple website those all should point to one common script folder on a hosting "example.com" --> ".../username/home/public_html/" "abc.com" ...
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Emails being routed to old mailboxes, three weeks after changing MX records

We have moved our email hosting from our old hosting provider to Office 365; however, we still use the old provider for website hosting... so it is imperative that we receive the invoices from our old ...
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Linux DNS Multi tenant

I need to setup a multi-tenant DNS solution in Linux DNS Server. Currently I serve multiple companies: Company ABC, Company XYZ, etc... I need to create Forwarder zone Reverse Forward Zone I ...
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Resolve Wrong IP from Domain Name only on certain networks

I host a personal website on an old desktop that is LAMP based. There are several strange things about this problem so I will break it down into steps. Since I have a dynamic IP, I use no-ip to make ...
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How do bots access directories on a server that are not DocumentRoot of public IP address? How do I stop them?

I have a local network set up with apache2 and "named" running on OpenSuse 13.1 Linux. I used the "named" service to use my computer as a domain server. I set up my router to point to ask my computer ...
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Ubuntu getting wrong hostname from DHCP

When provisioning new Ubuntu Precise (12.04) servers, the hostname they're getting seems to be generated from the DNS search path, not a reverse lookup on the hostname. Take the following ...
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Guest network connected to internet fine, but primary network did not work

Hope the expert here can help me. I tried to connect to my primary network it, it indicated as connected, whether i try to go to any website , a little "!" will appear next to the signal bars. When ...
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Editing hosts file don't block ad from showing up

I probably had some mis-understanding toward host files. so my understanding is that hosts file is the first priority DNS lookup place. sometimes I will encounter some annoying websites like this one ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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How to call a website from pc using a non registered domain name? [duplicate]

Usually When you ping a website (e.g Google.com) it replies with a specific Ip My question is: Is there anyway where you can call a website and replies with an IP you have set manaually like 1.2.3.4 ...
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What is the difference between Public DNS and public IP in AWS ec2?

I found that in ec2 there are two things public DNS and public IP ec2-XX-XXX-190-196.ap-southeast-1.compute.amazonaws.com and xx.255.190.196 Both can access through ssh and ping. So ...
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How does Unlocator work?

Unlocator is able to remove location based restrictions on websites and other internet services by simply using their DNS servers. I'd like to understand how this works on a technical level. I ...
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Strange Local DNS issue involving Comcast, not a Comcast User

I have a network with 3 desktops (2 x Win7 x64, 1 x Win7 x32) connected via ethernet and 1 laptop (Win7 x64) connected via wireless most of the time using a Linksys WRT54GS. I have a desktop ...
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Network disconnect with netgear router

I buy a netgear R6250 for my home. I have more than 10 devices connected by wifi, so it seem be good to this. But, I have a problem with it: I lost internet connection some times. I need to ...
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Ping PC goes to wrong Domain

Quite new to the whole DNS Setup. Work has just made me a Domain Admin and I am adding a SCCM server to the network. This isn't really the issue. I added the server to the DNS. This PC is on a ...
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How to add a non-authoritative DNS entry?

So I was doing whois microsoft.com and this was the output: MICROSOFT.COM.ARE.GODDAMN.PIGFUCKERS.NET.NS-NOT-IN-SERVICE.COM MICROSOFT.COM.CAN.GO.FUCK.ITSELF.AT.SECZY.COM MICROSOFT.COM.EENGURRA.COM ...
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firewall detecting outgoing connections of weird hostnames

Recently, I am monitoring every outgoing connection with the help of my firewall. Sometimes when I want to connect to the Internet I receive alerts that some strange looking hostname is going to have ...
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Setting up Google Apps on new domain but keep old email-addess

I have a gmail address I've been using for years with a standard gmail suffix - xxx.xxx@gmail.com. Now I also have a brand new domain that I like to set Google Apps for. My question is simple; is ...
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Nslookup can't find srv records after server move

I just moved my non-profit's server from Windows 2003 to 2012. Everyone can log in, but I'm having trouble joining computers to the domain and netlogon throws an error every so often. I think some ...
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IE DNS lookup hijacked by Baidu

I have a user who went on a trip to China recently. Since they've come back, attempting to navigate to any of their bookmarks takes them to this url: ...
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hosting 2 websites from one machine

I am hosting a forum on raspberry pi using apache2 and simplemachines and i also want to make a personal website(the forum is a returned favor for a friend). Because I have dynamic ip at home i am ...
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DNS resolvation of a URL [closed]

Can anyone explain the various steps to resolving a domain name to ip address when we type an url example.com in our browser and how it returns the page example.com to user by traversing the ...
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create alias for existing hostnames

the question has been asked numerous times but I cannot find a clear answer. I have a database on Azure: gtxxxxxxx.database.windows.net however, to make things more easy (I hate typing) I would ...
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Trouble with DNS query using whois

What does the look them up with "=xxx" to receive a full display for each record mean? The man page does not discuss an equal sign, and I got an error when I tried to use the = literal. $ whois a.com ...
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Local DNS using Bind9

I have a few computers on my home network that I would like to assign names to. I don't want them to be a TLD, just aliases, like "orange" or something. The tutorials that I was reading such as this ...
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DNS (BIND) Problems

I'm trying to get BIND (named) working, but am having some issues. named loads and everything, but when I do a dig -x 127.0.0.1 I get: ; <<>> DiG 9.9.4-rpz2.13269.14-P2 ...
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Multiple IIS server share same domain and port?

I have the following network/server setup: Since this is for a startup I'm working on with a friend using the resources we have, we use a DD-WRT router to redirect port 80 requests to a specific ...
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Adding an entry to a local DNS server

I can access my DSL modem's interface by visiting my public IP address. When I click on DNS Server, I am able to add entries (i.e. mappings from domain name to IP address). I added the domain name in ...
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It is possible to configure Windows to use different DNS servers for different domains?

It is possible to configure Windows to use different DNS servers for different domains? I am configuring a company VPN. The VPN allows split-tunnelling (users can access the Internet directly, ...
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DNS configuration in Linux

I am designing a private LAN in Linux, I have a dns server locally which had an ip address 192.168.0.20 , I had installed BIND in this server and configured both FORWARD AND REVERSE look-up in ...