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

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Where is this error message coming from?

Recently switched to a new ISP after a move, running Chrome under OSX 10.7. The problem occurs with all browsers. I see the following error when visiting various sites -- no particular pattern -- ...
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Why does my Windows 7 PC refuse to use any DNS server?

My laptop has suddenly failed to connect to the internet. The Wireless Network connection is still there, but it says it does not have an Internet connection. When I try to diagnose the problem in ...
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Setting up Dynamic DNS for Wireless Cameras And Accessing them Remotely

I've been trying to set up two TP LINK wireless N cameras that I bought so that I can see them remotely. I've set it up so that each has it's own ip address (192...105/192...106) and I can access ...
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MX Records help - Godaddy DNS [closed]

I am attempting to setup a email server. All my hosting is done on the same IP. I am new to MX Records and cannot seem to find anything that works. My domain is registered and DNS is by GoDaddy.com. ...
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DNS request to find domain of IP address

Suppose that there are some hosts and one server in the same network that has DNS server running. Also suppose that there is no knowledge of what domain name (or hostname, you can say) is. By using ...
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Two domains that point to the same IP have different outputs?

I have two domains registered with godaddy.com, lets just call them domainone.example and domaintwo.example. I also have one hosting account with godaddy.com that I set up with my purchase of ...
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Tunneling DNS traffic with OpenVPN over Hamachi

Due to some particular requirements that I can't get around, I need to use OpenVPN over a Hamachi network to establish a working VPN connection. I have a server running Ubuntu that has an instance of ...
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Can't source IP == destination IP for public IPs in home network?

I'm on a NATed home network (10.0.0.0/8) with my cable modem having public IP 1.1.1.2 and a webserver "www" on the internal network 10.1.10.2 having port 80 forwarded by the cable modem. Now I use ...
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Can I configure BIND to query my router for LAN addresses?

As is common with home routers, my router, an ASUS RT-N66U, is configured to act as a caching nameserver for my LAN. It looks like the router uses dnsmasq for name service. The router also offers DHCP ...
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Link from FB and Google goes to wrong site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? If I type http://bharatvinzuda.com in browser I go to the correct site but from elsewhere, for example if I ...
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How does Windows 7 DNS client work?

I am using a local DHCP and DNS server on my home network on a linux machine. It is running CentOS 6.3 with dnsmasq 2.48. It's all working fine except for local DNS lookups for Windows machines only. ...
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How to troubleshoot the DNS

I have a small network of window server 2003 and window XP in virtual box both are virtual machine. I configured the DNS and give correct result when I type the " nslookup " command in server 2003 but ...
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How do you get the “Bonjour Service Name” from a single device?

I have two types of device that I want to machine over Ethernet to a host. I want to know which of those two device types is connected. Both devices use Avahi/Bonjour and have what they call a "...
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Local subdomains and DNS

I have a following issue. I have in house server (old Dell desktop PC). I have about 9 devices I'm using to test my websites (written mainly in PHP and Python). In the past, I was creating Nginx ...
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DNS server is not responding - Windows 7

This morning when I turned my PC on, there was a yellow marker on my network icon. I tried troubleshooting and got the following error: DNS server is not responding I am connected directly to my ...
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How do preferred and alternate or multiple DNS servers work?

I was considering adding 8.8.8.8 to the end of my adapter's list of DNS servers as a backup in case everything fails, when it occurred to me that I don't really know how secondary and tertiary DNS ...
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Do registration of corporate domain and individual domain differ? [closed]

Is there such a thing as business domain registration that differs from individual domain registration?
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Can't connect to imgur.com or related content (i.imgur.com links work though…)

I recently lost all capability to access imgur.com links (however i.imgur.com links work just fine). I have tried: different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE; all the latest versions); Changing to a ...
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Emulate Port Blocking on Airport Extreme

I'm trying to restrict all the computers on a network to only be able to use OpenDNS so I can manage what sites they are allowed to access. I can't really do this by locking users out of the network ...
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How does Tunlr work?

For those of you not in the US, Tunlr uses DNS witchcraft to allow you to access US-only (and UK-only stuff like BBC radio online) services and Websites like Hulu.com, etc. without using traditional ...
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Force the web browser to resolve DNS locally

I was wondering if I can do the DNS resolving locally on my computer instead of doing it at the proxy server. In other words, can I get my web browser to respect my hosts file or something like that? ...
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Need to Change DNS to get Gmail to Speed UP

I'm having an odd problem with gmail. My gmail is painfully, excruciatingly sluggish. Messages take a long while to load, send, frequent "#717" errors, etc. I realize that this is a rather common ...
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Why does my Hyper-V VM gets new IP ever day?

I have a VM that is unreachable every new day, because it got a new IP in a other subnet i believe (other subnet mask ie 255.255.0.0 instead of 255.255.255.0). What could be the cause of this. I'm ...
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Advanced settings on Network Connections windows7

I'm trying to figure out different ways the computer could be configured regarding DNS name resolution and network settings in general, when having multiple NICs (for instance one wired and other ...
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Computer couldn't resolve domain names or ping IPs, manually adding DNS server fixed it, why?

A friend had a computer with the following symptoms: the command ping cnn.com (or for any other domain) gave the message Ping: cannot resolve cnn.com: Unknown host the command ping 8.8.8.8 (or for ...
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DNS Suffix Search List in wrong order

I'm having a bit of trouble with the DNS Suffix Search List. I have changed the order (Network Settings > Right Clicked on Relevant Connection > Properties > Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > Properties > ...
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How to setup a DNS blacklist / whitelist on windows server 2008 R2

Basically as the title says I would like to be able to lockdown the internet through DNS settings on Windows Server 2008 R2 - preferably I would lock down everything and then just have a 'whitelist' ...
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Simple DNS or just redirection for few names

PC1 is connected via VPN to server1 (s1) s1 is connected to pc1 via VPN tunnel and to s2 vie ssh. There is transparent proxy and iptables rules that take traffic from VPN and push to ssh SOCKS5. s2 ...
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Name servers not working together

I have a had name server set up for my websites on my server but a while back the I put a new network in and it stopped the name server from working. I didn't have a back up name server off site so I ...
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How to understand DNS record is updated?

One day ago, I updated my DNS records. For example my domain name is example.com.tr And the IP adress of my site is aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd. For now, when I ping the example.com.tr from my commandline ...
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Unable to resolve top-level domain with BIND on zeroshell

So, I have bind on zeroshell, I can make a DNS zone for lets say "http", I can then set a DNS A record on 'test' for example and have "test.http" point to an IP address But then I have an issue if I ...
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Putty can't connect over SSH to hostname, IP connection works

I have a gentoo box on my homenetwork that I'm trying to SSH into via W7 client but although I can do it via IP address when I try the hostname it won't find it. Also get a DNS error socket.gaierror:...
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DNS options for my local network

I have two domains services.xxxxxxx.com and www.xxxxxxxx.com being hosted on two different machines on my local network and rather than using port forwarding I would rather have all traffic for each ...
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Remote Desktop with Dynamic DNS

I have router with Dynamic Address. And I have registered for DnyDns service so that the changing public IP wont be any problem for me. Now my requirement is I should be able to connect to my system/...
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Set up domain for my website [closed]

So I am hosting a Drupal installation on a Ubuntu Server. This server has a fixed IP. I've bought a domain for it, but I don't quite get how to set it up. I got to put it into a DNS server, but which ...
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Use multiple DNS based on request host/IP

Is it possible to use different DNS servers based on the ip or the requested hostname? For example: for www.example.com the 8.8.8.8 DNS server should be used for any other request the 192.168.1.1 ...
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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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Find IP of website via Chrome console

I have just changed the DNS records for a website, but they have yet to propagate on the East coast. Fortunately, I can see the change via my West coast proxy. I need to get the IP of the new server ...
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How to run a dns server on a home network?

I have a typical home network. Cable modem connects to router, everything else connects to that router. I have manually assigned IP addresses to MAC addresses of the various devices that connect to ...
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DNS name not resolved

We have a server machine with IP address = 192.168.90.6. On this machine we have installed DNS and Domain Controller and DNS is integrated with AD (ad.corp.com). Case 1: When machine joins with ad....
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Does Send mail can turn on external recursion in BIND DNS Server?

I've a Ubuntu 10.04 package from Godaddy, It includes BIND and Sendmail pre-installed. Normally recursion enabled for Internal DNS queries and recursion is disabled for External DNS queries. (Please ...
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Set up DNS to switch to secondary DNS on nxdomain in Windows 7

By default, Windows will only use the secondary DNS address if the primary DNS address times out. Does anyone know of a way to get it to use the secondary DNS address if it gets a non-existent domain ...
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What is the difference between static and local dns

In my router I can set 1 local dns addres and 3 static dns addresses. What are the differences? Why do I get only 1 choice for local dns address but 3 choices for static dns addresses?
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how can I use my cPanel server as my local dns server

I'm a web master, with a dedicated server running cPanel. I'm constantly editing my /etc/hosts on my local development machines so I can access sites on the cPanel server that aren't public yet. Is ...
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Forwarding from one domain to another

my blog is running http://nooranibakerally-noor.rhcloud.com/ on openshift. I've bought a domain on godaddy as nooranibakerally.net. Now, I want to forward all request from http://nooranibakerally-noor....
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How SmartDNS Works

If you travel outside the US you'll notice that most of the streaming services like Netflix, Pandora, hulu etc are blocked, usually by the service providers themselves. To get around that, people use ...
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Why I need to specify a DNS server in my operating system?

I have this big doubt concerning DNS. I have been watching some videos and reading about how DNS works. I think I have unsertood it except in one point. Why I need to specify in my win 7 OS or in my ...
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Some websites don't work WITH the www. prefix

I came across a site that doesn't work when I type in the address with the "www." prefix. The following is an example: if you click on this link, it won't take you to any site, but rather display an ...
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How does DynamicDNS act immediately?

My understanding of the core functionality of DNS is to provide a naming/mapping service between domain names (e.g. blah-whatever.com) and IP addresses (e.g. 100.2.3.4). Furthermore, my understanding ...
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Where can I learn about DNS settings [closed]

I am trying to learn how to configurate DNS settings. Tried goolging and wikipedia, but I can't find any tutorials about DNS settings. I bought a domain from google/enom and I need to redirect it to ...