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

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SBS 2008 - RRAS/VPN stops working every 24 hours resulting in server reboot

I am running SBS 2008 hosted on Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1 w/ all hotfixes installed. The SBS server has the latest XenTools installed and all Windows Updates. SBS is setup to act as a VPN server using ...
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How to stop dnsmasq from adding ISP DNS servers to a VPN connection?

This is Ubuntu 15.10. The following lines from the log happen when connecting to the VPN: dnsmasq[983] setting upstream servers from DBus dnsmasq[983] using nameserver 1xx.xxx.xx.xx#53 <-- ...
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Can the Internet work without DNS?

If we have an IP-based system of identifying nodes on the Internet why is there a need for DNS?
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Can't Access Network Resources Over VPN

I am using Windows Server 2012 and RRAS to setup a VPN connection to a client. I have two servers on an Active Directory domain. DC01 (this hosts the VPN and Active Directory Domain Controller) QA01 ...
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Connection to the internet: ping vs HTTP [closed]

I am able to ping the ip address (e.g. 64.233.163.104) from my command line. But, when I am using the same ip address in the browser, its not working.
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Windows Primary/Secondary DNS doesn't work

My understanding was that the point of having 2 DNS servers configured was for redundancy, so that if one goes down or is offline for any reason (maintenance, failure, etc.) clients can connect to the ...
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OpenDNS: Block “File Sharing” Category But Allow OneDrive

I am using OpenDNS to block the entire category "File Sharing" because my son is randomly downloading illegal MP3s and I need to prevent him from doing that. However, this has also broken OneDrive ...
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The used DNS server of my machine

I've looked for a while in the internet, and searched on how can i find out which Domain Name System server my machine is using. All the links said that i have to look in the file /etc/resolv.conf, ...
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How does my router resolve a URL like http://router.asus.com/ to its IP address?

Typically I connect to my router by its IP address of 192.168.1.1. However, I am also able to connect to it at the URL router.asus.com. My computer does not have a connection to the Internet. How ...
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Host Name (Server Name?) is Different from the Computer Name

I have done a network scan on my network. In the results some of the computers have Host Names that are the same as the "Computer Name" and some have names that are not their respected computer ...
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Wireless and Wired network interfaces Windows 7 route table

I have my laptop connected to wifi for internet and Ethernet for private network. I want to be able to connect to both. I know that my private network range is 10.x.x.x so I added a route rule to ...
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DC can't address correct DNS to workstations [closed]

Domain Controller has an IP of 192.168.0.10 Gateway is 192.168.0.1 A an old Linksys Router WRT120 was temporarily given an IP address of 192.168.0.120, and a default gateway of 192.168.0.1 it was ...
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DNS Lookup Nonsense

I recently transferred my domain to a new registrar, and after the transfer was complete, updated my nameservers to point to completely different ones. This was about 12 hours ago. Since then, I've ...
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How do I make mydomain.com resolve to a.b.c.d but foo.mydomain.com resolve to x.y.z.w?

I've registered a domain name, call it mydomain.com. The registrar's control panel lets me modify the A records. I've had this set up so that mydomain.com points to a machine I have at a.b.c.d for a ...
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WAMP Server with LAN DNS

I have set up a WAMPServer 2.5 on my secondary PC. I have changed my hosts file so that that I can access it through the domain "local.network" I'd like to have it so that anyone on my LAN can connect ...
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NSlookup of static IP showing computer name from DHCP range

I am part of a network with 60 or so maximum devices. Just a class C subnet where x.x.x.1-100 are statically addressed hardware. 101-150 are also statically assigned addresses for thinclients and ...
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Can I route DNS entries to the same domain?

I have a domain which is showing user data from a php file, and I want to use the url as being the source for which user to display. I have something like example.com and I want that if you type in ...
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How do I redirect a domain to another domain locally?

My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 10.20.7.67 testsitealpha.dev othersite.dev testsitebeta.dev The first two work. The last one doesn't. Why not? How do I make it ...
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nslookup DNS Request Timed Out

I can't check the DNS, cause I use firewall in my server. How to fix it?, I have a server. DNS Request Timed Out
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My self-hosted blog won't route properly past the first lookup

I have moved from hosted WordPress to hosting my own on my QNAP NAS. Now, I've gotten it to work insofar that I can lookup the blog from the Internet (I've set up an A record at my domain service). ...
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Can telnet but nslookup fails

The problem is exactly as described in the title... I'm puzzled. I've seen the opposite many times, but this... So once again, just to confirm: C:\users\274400>nslookup SERVERNAME Server: ...
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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Win7 add DNS suffixes after primary

I want to use the primary DNS suffix provided by the router on the given LAN I'm connecting to. And after that I want a small set of suffixes that never change. For example: Office DNS suffix: ...
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Edimax AR-7286WnA - Rom-0 Attack and all services disabled

Got an Edimax AR-7286WnA, dns pointed to malevolous. I'm using the google dns on all devices, but a virus redirect all my requests to tradeadexchange and then to a FlashPlugin fake update page that is ...
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Can't Add Server to a Domain Controller

I'm running 2 Server 2008 machines, one's my primary DNS/DC and the other will be a DHCP/WDS server (this is for a home environment), but when I try to add my DHCP/WDS server to the Domain, it times ...
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DNS server (bind9 on Debian) problems with Windows 7

I have made a home server in my house (for downloads, get arduino readings and stuff like that) I want to access this server with a domain (Ej, mylocaldomain.com) to do that I have configured a bind9 ...
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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 ...
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How can I fix my internet connection when “ my computer appears to be correctly configured”

I am new to this website, I don't know if my question is an off topic question, or even if this is the suitable place to ask. Please tell me if I am in the wrong place. Since some days I ma facing ...
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Belkin AC1200 Router - not resolving DNS requests

In setting up a Belkin AC1200 Modem Router for a family member, I've noticed a weird problem. It connects to the ISP fine and gets their DNS servers etc. However, no device connected to it can resolve ...
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Assign a domain name to a website hosted in DMZ server

This project is new for me Situation: I have a web site hosted on a web server in DMZ on a local network. I also have a domain name mydomaine. I can access the web server from internet with a ...
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Changing DNS server globally in Windows

It is possible to change DNS server for a particular network adapter in Windows. But is it possible make global settings like Linux so I don't have to change it for every network adapter?
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How can I use multiple DNS providers and have them be “valid”?

I use my registrar's DNS offering, and am quite happy with it - but there is no API access to their system. However, I would like to be able to also use my hosting provider's DNS system (which is ...
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Why can't I have two records for the same name with different TTLs?

I just renewed my TLS certificates, but I haven't installed the new ones yet. I thought I'd add new TLSA records, lower the TTLs of the old ones, wait a while, then swap the certs out and delete the ...
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Stop Google Chrome from using Google ipv6 DNS?

I have an internal DNS server that provides DNS names to my internal servers. For example, my DNS server points "files.mydomain.com" to my NAS's Web interface at 192.168.1.200. I also have a public ...
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Problems joining to Active Directory

I am having difficulty connecting my laptop to my domain. I have recently set up a domain controller in my flat but, when I try and connect to it using my machine, it says "An attempt to resolve the ...
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dns domains, active directory domains and domain controller

I know these are big topics but i am just several questions i wish to clarify. q1) are dns internet domains and active directory domains referring to the same thing or are related ? Reason for ...
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Is there a way to failover mount.cifs to new ip address recorded in the DNS?

Is there a way to failover mount.cifs to new ip address recorded in the DNS? Consider this scenario: mount.cifs -o user=test //fileserver/share1 /mnt move "fileserver" to second server with new IP ...
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Amped TAP-R3: How do I disable it as an open resolver?

I have a TAP-R3 routing my LAN with DDNS and Port Forwarding enabled so I can access a server externally. I was recently informed the router is acting as an open resolver and needs to have its DNS ...
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Shared folder not accessible

I and another co-worker have run into a problem where a shared folder is not accessible. Error "Open Folder - \server\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network ...
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Is there a difference between using my router as a dns server or setting it directly on my pc?

I have pfsense. On pfsense my dns is set to 8.8.8.8. Right now, on my computer my dns is set to 10.12.1.1 which is the gateway for my router. Is there any difference between setting the DNS on my ...
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Browsers seems to ignore the hosts file while ping works?

I am trying to make xyz.com always map to google.com (216.58.219.206) on my machine (OS X El Capitan). Made the following changes to the /etc/hosts file: 216.58.219.206 xyz.com I've cleared the ...
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How can I configure my domain in order that it works?

I have some webspace and registred a domain for that. My webspace provider said: Change your A- and MX-record to our IP 95.25.229.11 (modified) You can also apply the IPv6 address: ...
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Destination host unreachable when using ping<hostname> but no issue with ping <ipaddress>

I have 6 VMs with CentOS called n1, n2, n3, n4, n5, lnx-app1 with the below IP addresses: n1.xyz.com = 10.10.100.101 n2.xyz.com = 10.10.100.102 n3.xyz.com = 10.10.100.103 n4.xyz.com = 10.10.100.104 ...
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Domain forwarding for domain that is both internal and external

Seeing as I’m on the same network as my company’s webserver I have set up an internal domain server (Windows Server 2008 R2) to forward request to our domain to the correct internal IP (i.e. ...
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How to have the same machine names for local and VPN networks

I have a bunch of machines in an OpenVPN network, including laptops. Sometimes they are on the same local network, sometimes not. I'd like to have a mechanism to give them local DNS names such that ...
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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 ...
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How can I list all IPs when Consul Cluster DNS is queried?

I have a 5 node Consul Cluster. When I run the DNS command below, it lists only three IPs at a time randomly. How can I have all 5 IPs listed at the same time (randomly) as opposed to three at a time? ...
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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 ...
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Change DNS server in ZyXEL modem

The model of my modem is: ZyXEL P-2802HWL-I1, I want to change my DNS to 8.8.8.8 but I have a big problem. There are two section for changing my DNS server: One Path: "Network -> LAN -> DHCP ...
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changing DNS setting doesn't seem to have any effect

I am currently on Windows 10, and trying to use dnscrypt to proxy my DNS lookup from port 53 to some other port so it will bypass transparent DNS. however, when I change my windows DNS setting to ...