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

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How can I do name resolution on Mavericks?

I would like to map a IP addresses in my local network to a name of my choice. The network is being used by others, this name should only be available when used by my machine. I have been looking for ...
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Extract first variable from another variable

I have a .bat script that does some ping, nslookup and other commands on a list of hostnames. Somewhere down the line, I get a variable %FQDN%, which echoes out the fqdn of the remote machine, however ...
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Windws - DNS for two NICs - one with hosted network

Hi I have a PC that runs a small web app (wamp based) and invites the user to take it's smartphone to use it. For that we use 2 wireless connections; - built-in: The wifi card with windows 'wireless ...
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dnsmasq circular loop error

I know I am missing a configuration somewhere, but I just can't find it. I have two routers, A is upstream of B, both running dnsmasq. A has domain A.com B has domain B.A.com A has in dnsmasq.conf ...
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Is there any software that can reliably change my IP address without having to unplug router?

Alright, so, there is a certain website that keeps… I'm not sure exactly what the right term is… attacking, hacking, my computer, I guess? With a DNS spoofing or DNS cache poisoning attack, and ...
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lose internet connection after adding DNS

I use a free pptp service and works well, but I have noticed that I have a DNS leaking when tested on thise Site [ipleak][1] [1]: http://ipleak.net/ so I have tried manually to change DNS settings to ...
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Why are domain names rather than IP addresses used in name server records?

How come when setting name server records, so you can work out what IP address a domain belongs to, you always use domains? eg, ns1.hostingcompany.com ns2.hostingcompany.com How come they can work ...
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Firefox won't open websites, other browsers do

So, any website that I try to open up in Firefox just won't load, it's not just particular websites. But all other browsers - IE, Chrome and Opera, do. What I have tried: * Checked Comodo's firewall ...
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How to force DNS for specific clients?

I'm running Shibby's Tomato firmware on my ASUS RT-N66U. What I'm trying to do is force OpenDNS IP's for certain clients (i.e. my kids) based on MAC address, while other clients get the router's ...
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Change default DNS server in Arch Linux

I'm in Viet Nam and most social websites (Facebook, Twitter and the likes - even reddit) are blocked by the ISP DNS server. I tried to change the DNS server of my Arch box using the resolv.conf file, ...
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How to load a website from a certain ip?

I'm on a DNS (that I can't change) that propagates websites slowly (like days before Google's dns) so when I purchase a domain and point it to my web server and load it in my browser, it goes to a ...
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Configure/Change Windows DNS Server Port

How do you configure/change Windows DNS Server Port? I would like to change the port? I've done it with BIND(http://www.golinuxhub.com/2012/08/change-port-no-for-dns-server.html), but cannot find how ...
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Why would xbcd.com resolve to the localhost (127.0.0.1) on Linux (Ubuntu) and Android?

When 1) pinging xbcd.com I get 127.0.0.1 2) using a web browser and the URL xbcd.com leads me to the local webserver, if it exists. I've tried this on Ubuntu 14.04, multiple networks/DNS, as well ...
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Change DNS to dynamic but NOT if IP is static?

I know I can use the netsh command to change DNS settings from static to dhcp, but does anyone know a way to tell it to do nothing if a static IP address exists?? Example 1) PC1 has a dynamic IP ...
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How to be able to resolve multiple domains using /etc/resolv.conf on Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to ping the following systems: system0.oldcompany.com system1.fing.oldcompany.com system2.newcompany.com system3.thing.newcompany.com My resolv.conf search ...
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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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Unable to browse IP using Browser after adding in Host File

I have mapped an IP in my Host file My IP XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX myservername server name is just a name without any "." When i try to ping it from command prompt using ping myservername it return ...
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Understanding DNSSEC

So I've been trying to understand how DNS and DNSSEC works by reading the RFCs and also other various help pages around the internet, but I'm not sure if I understand completely, so i was wondering if ...
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Curl to update dyndns record for *.domain.com

I use curl to update my dns whenever my ip changes and it works as expected. url = domain.com user = username pass = password ext = 123.123.123.123 curl -s --ssl --user "$user:$pass" ...
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Slower browsing after vpn + ipconfig/flushdns + changed dns

I tried a vpn service but when I did a dns leak test(https://www.dnsleaktest.com) I saw that I had a dns leak. So I followed this instructions:https://www.dnsleaktest.com/how-to-fix-a-dns-leak.html. ...
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Append dns suffixes via windows command prompt

At my work, we have two connection specific DNS suffixes. lhs.local and cis.local. I'm trying to write a batch file that will take care of a lot of the common administrative tasks that need done when ...
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Local DNS with DD-WRT and dnsmasq not working

I just upgraded my ASUS RT-AC56U router to a newer DD-WRT, build 23940. This is the latest as provided by the website's router database even though it is from April 22, 2014. If a newer release ...
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Host angularjs.org not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)

My MacBook Pro OSX 10.9.4 has network problems now, and I cannot figure it out what is causing the problem. Today I am not able to access angularjs.org with any browser, but I can access other ...
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Wildcard and non-wildcard DNS records

I would like to direct anyone who goes to app.mydomain.com to 1.2.3.4 and anyone who goes to *.app.mydomain.com to 9.9.9.9. I've set up these exact two records but when I go to app.mydomain.com I get ...
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Store password for network share that is connected via dns name

I am using Windows 8.1 as client and a cheap NAS-System (from fantec). The NAS offers an smb-share which I use as network share. It is no problem to connect the network share, but even if I put the ...
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Open VPN Windows, pass all traffic through remote server

Goal: To pass all information (web browsing, video games, ftp / tftp traffic, etc) through a remote network before exiting to the internet. I am able to get a default gateway on working, but I'm not ...
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Glue record expiration

OK, after asking my last question, I've done some digging and I think I've figured out how everything works, but there are some things about glue records I haven't quite figured out. If a resolver ...
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Where does DNS get the IP address, and what needs to happen if the address must change? [duplicate]

Here's a situation I'm facing: I'm the default system/network administrator for a small business ("default" because I'm really a software engineer but there's nobody else to do it). I have some ...
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Is is possible to exclude a range of IPs from being included in the DNS resolver cache?

Our network has a number of systems that are dynamically allocated IPs (which happen to be in the public range). These systems also have a local hostname, which is making it into the DNS resolver ...
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Are MX and CNAME mutually exclusive?

I have a domain, and that domain uses another one of my domains to handle mail. I'm having trouble getting it configured in a way to make all mail clients play well with my domains. In terms of foo ...
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Receiving requests but not processing

I have an apache server set up on my computer. I have my port forwarding set up, so in the browser, it looks like the server receives the request, but it's not processing it. Anyone know what might be ...
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Unable to access shared folder in Win 7 homegroup via IP address

I have 3 Win-7 64 bit machines in a homegroup. MAC addressing enabled on the router. Machine A, B and C. All are in a homegroup. I want to share a folder on machine B to the rest of the group so I ...
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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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Using tmux when network is having issues

Is there any reason why I should not be able to use tmux if I am having LAN issues? Or some tip or command line option I need to use? I am starting the tmux session locally. According to the manual ...
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How to reference a PPP adapter in Windows command?

When using the windows command ipconfig /all, the result will show a PPP adapter followed by a long name closed with braces. It looks like the below image: When I try to set the DNS of my PPP ...
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DNS look up fail

Within the past couple of weeks, (this is not happening every day) I have a "DNS look up fail" error while browsing Google Chrome, and then a yellow triangle will appear over my WiFi signal telling me ...
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Is 176.34.131.233 really Duckduckgo.com address?

I would like to identify the ip owner. Can someone help me with that? PS I reside in Moscow, Russia.
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How can I make whois talking about the domain I asked only?

For example, whois =APAEB.COM says Whois Server Version 2.0 Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net ...
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How do I set up a “masked” domain?

I am working on a web application that can be access via resellers who can use their own domain and have a customised portal based on this domain. e.g Main web application lives at ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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How does DNS work for mail server? And how to check MX and A record?

I have read up on DNS which basically means that it translate my domain name into an ip address. So just to confirm when i do a nslookup on cmd, i get e.g On my PC (NOT CONNECTED TO INTERNET, LOCAL ...
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PTR record and A record should match. What if there is no A record?

If I understand RFC1912 section 2.1 correctly, these rules apply for PTR records: 1) Every working IP should have a PTR record 2) PTR and A records should match (although this is not checked ...
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How to redirect to specific port from DNS

I've got a teamspeak 3 server from my friend, but problem is we've got to remember the IP address if we want to connect onto it from anywhere else than home. So I bought domain and I wanted to ...
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is it possible for a server to know which client(IP) did a DNS query for its domain name?

Let's assume I have a domain name, for example, myproxy.com. Then I have many websites, like kitty.myproxy.com , wow.myproxy.com I want to configure an authoritative DNS server for the domain name. I ...
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What should be the PTR for a mail server which is also a web server?

I have the following A records for a server @ IP address 1.2.3.4: Name: example.com. Name: *.example.com. Name: example.net. My server FQDN is server1.example.com. Currently, emails are send out ...
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Is it possible to force DNS for certain devices with iptables?

I'm trying to use iptables to force DNS for certain devices (Shibby Tomato on Asus RT-N66U). I haven't found anything online describing such a configuration. The closest I could find was this: # For ...
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Get “No route to host” when trying to connect to a host whose IP is already set in /etc/hosts

In /etc/hosts, I've set the IP for a domain I'm going to connect. This domain is resolvable even if I don't set its IP in /etc/hosts. I can ping it, or use requests.get to send request to it, it ...
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Website with memorable static IPs to test connectivity? [closed]

This is needed for the following scenario, User is getting a DNS server error User has nothing but an access to a web browser (command line is not available - ping/traceroute 8.8.8.8 or 4.2.2.2 is ...
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How can one have a set up with domain name, email and web hosting on different hosts?

I have purchased a domain name from Omnis.com and set up a Google business app for my (custom domain) emails using that domain. I am trying to build and upload a website on a web hosting site ...
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Windows DNS suffix frustration

So previously we had two batches of equipment hosted at our server provider; Pre-cloud dedicated servers, DNS suffix company.com Private-cloud instances located in Dallas, DNS suffix dfw.company.com ...