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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
47 views

Why does “nslookup com” returns this IP?

I'm learning about DNS, so out of curiosity I typed: nslookup com And this is the output: Server: 192.168.1.1 Address: 192.168.1.1#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: com.domain.name ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

Using consul's DNS interface within docker containers

I've got a consul agent running on my host machine, and a couple of services running inside docker containers. I'm using 'gliderlabs/registrator' to discover these services and register them with the ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How can I map a domain name to an IP address and port?

I want to give a domain name to the IP address and port for an application in Windows 7. For example, test.com should map to 127.0.0.1:59873. Is there anyway that we can do it by using a web server ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

CNAME on root when all other records are deleted?

I have multiple domains that should point to the same server. I would prefer to use CNAME settings for the root domain. Now I read that this is not a good idea, because MX records cannot be handled ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Connecting two home routers and change to IP addresses

Netgear Cable Modem Router Connected to Internet IP 192.168.0.1 DHCP is ON D-Link Router This is my wireless router IP 192.168.100.0 DHCO is OFF I want to use the D-Link router as my primary router ...
0
votes
2answers
129 views

Limited connection with Windows 8.1

My PC is running Windows 8.1 Pro. I'd been having problems for a while with my wireless network at home, so i decided to buy a new router. The router is the DSL-N55U from Asus. This router was ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

configure dns host records for https without subdomain

http://example.com resolves to my web host properly - Azure. https://www.example.com resolves to my web host as expected. https://example.com is unexpectedly resolving to my domain registrar DNS ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Mapping sub-domain in Digital Ocean

I am trying to map ugc.domain.com to domain.com/ugc on my website which is hosted on Digital Ocean. What I've tried: Clicked CNAME in the Digital Ocean Domains panel Name: ugc Hostname: ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

DNS server failure issue. Is it forward zone?

The problem is the following: I am using Windows 2012 server as my DNS server. I have a default gateway ( 192.168.1.1 ) and the DNS server set up (on 192.168.1.200 ). My default gateway is also my ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

DNS resolution takes too long

[Reposting here because it was deemed off-topic at Stackoverflow] This is regarding a home internet connection via a cable modem. All of a sudden Chrome takes ages to render a page. Whenever I type ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

OpenVPN DNS not working on windows domain computer

The connection is established and I can ping out fine. However nslookup fails. nslookup bbc.co.uk Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
4
votes
3answers
810 views

Windows 7 DNS not working (nslookup IS working; ping -4 name.com NOT working)

nslookup IS working; ping -4 name.com NOT working The most obvious symptom of this problem is that nslookup IS working, while ping -4 name.com is NOT working. That's because nslookup contains its ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

hostname lookup with ping -a randomly doesn't work

on my network I'm trying to find the hostnames for all my machines to have a better chance of physically finding the machines in question, and I'm having a puzzling issue. When I ping -a the IP ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Domain name gets resolved but fails to load, how to trace?

I have a web domain, www.domain.com, when I do ping or nslookup with my internal DNS, it gets resolved, but when I go to the browser, it says Resolving host.... then DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN The ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Computer cannot access webserver which changed IP

Our website changed server last week. The hosting company changed the DNS entry so that our domain-name.com and www.domain-name.com point to the new server. It works perfectly fine on all but one ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

HTTP on localhost not working with DNS A-record and port forward (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE)

I have a Jenkins server on my local machine that I publish to the outside world through a DNS A record (ci.alanif.se:8080) with my ISP and port forwarding through two routers. This works perfectly ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Internal DNS-server to override certain lookups

I have a few different servers at home. Some are exposed to the outside, and I have setup a domain for my home stuff. Let's say this is myhome.mydomain.com. I have also setup a wildcard DNS ...
-1
votes
4answers
35 views

can I add a hostname that is reachable everywhere?

i'd like to assign a hostname to our database server that is reachable from both outside and inside the building. Let's say we own a domain at godaddy: ddd.com i'd like our staff to reach the ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Wireless bridge DNS issues

I just moved into a new place, and now use Comcast's Cisco 105+ as a cable modem/wifi gateway. I've set up my Buffalo WZR-300HP (DD_WRT v24 SP2) as a wireless bridge, using the "Client Bridge ...
9
votes
3answers
90k views

Why can't Chrome load a web page? ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

Chrome gives this error, yet I can ping the server! The server at www.odesk.com can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website's name to ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Mailenable and MX record on Windows Server 2012

I have a dedicated windows server that used to host multiple domains. All domains and their web apps works fine and accessible. I'm able to send emails from the applications (using the native PHP mail ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

Setting up a webhosting at home with own domain

FIRST OFF ALL: I understand that hosting sites from home is a terrible idea, but the point is that I have to test some sites with a very custom apache/php setup so I don't want to spend money renting ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Does DNS lookup change depending on the part of the site being requested?

DNS requests to different subdomains can be different. For example, example.com and subdomain.example.com can return different IP addresses. Does this logic extend to the parts of the domain after ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Two PCs through one WiFi bridge, cannot be on simultaneously

I recently purchased a TP-link WiFi extender, which I mostly use as a WiFi bridge for the wired devices in my bedroom since the other solutions I tried (such as homeplugs) simply weren't appropriate ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Loading a website using IP

As per my understanding DNS is used for resolving domain names into IP addresses. I am using Ubuntu. I did following. nslookup facebook.com gave me the IP of the website. I blocked DNS using firewall. ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Connection slow but speed fast when connected

I am experiencing an interesting type of slow connection buildup and would like to ask people more up to the topic on any ideas what could cause this and how to troubleshoot it. (On my background, I ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Setup different DNS for each SSID (dd-wrt)

I'd like to set up a different DNS for each SSID. As far as I've gotten is creating virtual SSID in the DDWRT GUI. What I should do next?
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Consul server is not elected leader, leads to non-functioning DNS

I made the IP-address explicit to which consul should bind, now the DNS is not working at all, meaning I get a response, but only [root@slave ~]# dig @127.0.0.1 -p 8600 ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Virtualbox Ubuntu - How to make VirtualBox use host's internet

Host: Windows7 Guest: Ubuntu via Virtualbox So I have a proxy on my host because it's a computer at work. However, based on the .pac file that IE has listed, I THINK it requires specific origins for ...
1
vote
3answers
364 views

Can flush DNS command resolve internet speeds?

Was assisting a user that had been downloading 8 movies from iTunes. Her speed was sitting at .06 mbps down with ethernet. Restart and power cycle got her up to 2.36 mbps down. 0% packet loss. I ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

Site displays with Curl but not within the browser

I've set up a dev-enviroment on Debian 7 and installed the following services: Apache Bind9 I have one site that is reachable through "asix.debian.local". I've set up the zone and added NS and A ...
0
votes
0answers
175 views

Airport Extreme Internet Dropping

I am using an Airport Extreme router in my house, and up until recently, it used to work great. However, as of late, my wireless internet connection has started dropping, and I was wondering if you ...
4
votes
6answers
25k views

How to find which DNS server I am using (of the multiple configured dns servers)

I have two dns servers configured, which are listed when viewing ipconfig /all I would like to know which of the two servers I am using at the current time i.e. from my browser or via the tracert ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

Chrome ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED after nameserver change

I've created my first ubuntu 14.04 server on digital ocean and tried to point my domain to it. Ive configured everything with help of the following tutorial to set up my apache virtual host. When i go ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

netgear DGN2200v3 - /etc/hosts is rebuilt on change/reboot, is there a way to persist changes?

I want to add my own local hostnames to the /etc/hosts file on my Netgear DGN2200v3 V1.1.00.24_1.00.24, so the names are available to any device on my local network. The netgear resolv.conf only has ...
1
vote
1answer
814 views

Setting up DNS on mobile broadband and/or setting a system wide DNS address?

I am using a Huawei E3131b 3G dongle to connect to internet. I'm having troubles setting up DNS servers that persist across reboots. Manually specified DNS servers are not used at all if I use the ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Domain name is not resolving (Can't find: No answer)

I'm having a domain yantdom.com It has valid whois information: Name Server: ns1.myownns.ru Name Server: ns2.myownns.ru And the nameserver it's stored on works fine: $nslookup ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Powershell DNS - how do i search a list of DNS Servers and then filter the results?

I am trying to search a list of specific DNS servers (i have in a file) and then query for a specific host name. I can do this bit :) The next bit is I wish to return a list of those DNS Servers ...
3
votes
4answers
473 views

Why mail clients do not use directly the SMTP server of recipient

Normally in a email client you need to configure an SMTP server to use to send mails. When you send a mail, your configured SMTP server simply resolve the domain after the @at in the email address of ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Email forwarding failing

I'm a bit at the end of my rope with this one, hopefully a server admin somewhere who deals with email has seen this sort of thing, I can't seem to find any answers anywhere. I have email forwarding ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

I need to flush dns again and again to make the sites load

UPDATE JUNE 4, 2015:- My ISP provides a Wi-Max (wireless) device which receives the signals and sends it through LAN cable to my laptop. I've been using this device since last 5 years. Today, for a ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

What qualifies a string to be considered an Internet suffix?

Generally, most people would consider compute-1.amazonaws.com to be the compute-1 subdomain on amazonaws.com But apparently that's not the case at all. According to the Public Suffix List, ...
40
votes
16answers
69k views

Why is 'ping' unable to resolve a name when 'nslookup' works fine?

On my Windows XP workstation, I can find the machine I want to connect to in DNS with nslookup: nslookup wolfman Server: dns.company.com Address: 192.168.1.38 Name: wolfman.company.com Address: ...
-1
votes
11answers
5k views

Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
0
votes
2answers
110 views

Requested URL not found on this server

This is a problem I am facing for the last 3 months. I have noticed that a few websites don't open in my laptop. It shows me a blank page with a message saying "NOT FOUND. REQUESTED URL WAS NOT FOUND ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Samba 4 AD: “samba-tool dns” commands do not work from dhcpd script

I've set up my RPi 2 as Samba 4 AD DC with these instructions - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Samba_4_Active_Directory_domain_controller That page contains script ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

DNS , NS and Mail Server configuration for website hosted on Amazon EC2

I created amazon free micro instance on EC2. And hosted my website on that server. IP like - 52.24.220.140 Problem is that , my domain registrar is Directi.com and I don't have mail hosting also ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Troubleshooting network problems in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr

So I seem to have two problems. My first problem is that I can only intermittently ping my router from my Ubuntu Desktop (by IP address). Second, my Ubuntu Desktop intermittently fails to properly ...