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

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Applications like Skype, Steam, Spotify, etc are able to access the internet but web browsers are not

this might get a little long as I have tried to gather as much information that I possibly can. I have trawled through the internet and many forums to find out which information might be useful. ...
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DNS: Is it possible to do “query rewriting”?

I would like to "map external host names into my domain address space". I need to do this in one go. For example if I define the following HOST mappings HOST1.delegated1.my.example.com -> ...
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exception to domain forwarding

I have forwarded a domain from a hosting site to our own http server. I would now like to host some pages directly on host server to take advantage of some of the services they have; for example - a ...
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Restored godaddy DNS Config gives “DNS Reverse” error

By mistake I wiped my godaddy DNS record. It was setup for custom Hotmail domain but now can't access settings any more (Microsoft stopped this). So have restored below settings from dnshistory.org ...
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DIG Unpredictable TTL in DNS

I have discovered that the TTL field in an answer can vary significantly (and often increase) between subsequent queries to the same domain name (and same resolving DNS server). $ dig ...
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Why am I unable to access some https sites?

Scenario: There are 2 laptops (HA and HB) running on Windows 8.1, both access the internet and are connected to the same wifi router (RA).Both laptops share the same DNS settings. Laptop HB also ...
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Cant connect to website, DNS issue?

my domain is AD.EXAMPLE.COM - Inhouse Server Website is WWW.EXAMPLE.COM -on Godaddy Server 2012 w/ DNS looking to itself and forwarders set to google DNS When I try to browse to our website i get ...
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How to use dnsmasq in LAN?

I want to implement DNS in LAN. For the purpose, I am using DNSmasq. I am following this article to config dnsmasq.conf file Linux.com. The content of dnsmasq.conf file is as follows: ...
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ipv6 not public availible

I'm trying to get my server to be public availible on IPV6 I did the test on: http://test-ipv6.com and it's 10/10 I've set my primary and secundairy servers to Google's (on the server) when I connect ...
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How to change the dns server on Windows 10 Preview [closed]

How can I change the dns servers on Wondows 10 Preview 10049? The usual way like this: http://solverbase.com/w/Windows_10:_Changing_DNS_Servers does not work any more
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Local Network DNS

I have 3 computers on my local network, A B and C, all running Windows 7. They all have the same network configuration which uses my Netgear router for DNS. I am trying to access them via my Android ...
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https version of site not loading on some computers in network

I have just installed an SSL certificate for a website. This site was previously http only. On the company's internal network, most people are now able to access this site through both https and ...
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How to make a computer DNS in local area network? [duplicate]

I am in my college and working on DNS. Whenever, I need to use network, I have to login using 10.2.0.10:8090. Now, some times it becomes tough to do so. For my own system, I know that we can make some ...
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Tor Middlebox: How to check if there is a DNS leak?

I created a tor middlebox. Laptop plus WLAN. Creates a WLAN AP all traffic from that AP should be routed into tor. But I am not sure, if the DNS requests are not leaked. How can I check that? This ...
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Accessing web service on routed (without NAT) network

I have network topology where I use two routers: R1 and R2. R1 has NAT enabled because my ISP allows only to connect one IP. R2 has NAT disabled because I'm planning to extend my network in the future ...
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How can I check if my ISP is intercepting DNS queries sent to alternative DNS servers?

Previously I had a router setup to use ISP provided DNS servers, but as of recently I setup two local DNS servers with forwarders set yo google's public dns. Whenever I visit a website which I assume ...
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My external IP address appears to change automatically [duplicate]

I am trying to use the no-IP service to get a domain name for my dynamic ip address. I use some tools on line to detect my IP, and they tell me that my IP address is 88.207.251.1. So I bind this IP ...
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Configuring VLANs/IP network for security and performance

My networking level of understanding is still beginner, so bear with me. I have several Ubiquiti products - USG (router), USW (switch), and UAP-AC (wap) installed in my home. I want to create ...
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Website Not loading on some computers but loads on a single computer on the same LAN

Like the title says I have a website which loads fine on single computer but won't load on other computers on the same network. The address is www.360ground.com I have tried pinging it. I get a ...
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How to attach domain to VPS server

I just bought a domain at godaddy whatever. I do have a VPS server hosted by iniz. Now when i try to link the domain which i just bought with my VPS server in my 'iniz client area' they want me to ...
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Segment Airport-based Home Network

I would like to segment my network up so that I can better lock down my kids as they are getting to the ages where I'll need to get them a computer. I would prefer to use OpenDNS's filtering services ...
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Acrylic DNS Proxy not resolving

So I recently had an update issue where I landed up downgrading to Windows 8. As I need to do my work, I have re-installed my XAMPP server as well as Acrylic DNS Proxy. Unfortunately, Acrylic is not ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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resolv.conf keeps getting overwritten when dnsmasq is restarted, breaking dnsmasq

I'm running Debian Jessie and I'm trying to configure dnsmasq as a caching DNS server. I used a guide to come up with the following /etc/dnsmasq.conf: listen-address=127.0.0.1 bind-interfaces ...
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Is there an easy way to do a host lookup by MAC address on a LAN?

Is there an easy way (on Linux) to implement host lookup by MAC address? In small local networks, it is easy to use for example arp-scan to find out the IP address of some device. I usually use ...
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Windows 7 / VirtualBox / VMWare : DNS : local name fails - not even DNS lookup, FQDN works

My problem in short: Entering http://app01:8084/ into the browser does not find my server. Entering http://app01.my.domain.com:8084/ does work. With the localname Wireshark not even captures a DNS ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...
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What is the proper way of setting up two IP’s with one domain name?

I have two Ubuntu Servers (S1 & S2 for example) on two different public IP’s (static & are in different locations). I got a domain name from GoDaddy. Lets call it, example.com. I have setup ...
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Why having extra nameserver entries in resolv.conf hinders resolving host name?

I have 6 nameserver entries in resolv.conf. Due to the recent changes in our network I added last 2 recently and did not bother commenting the old ones as I thought that having extra nameservers won't ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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How do I make my VPN'ed local server accessible on LAN?

At home, I have an OSX server that I connect to using SSH and VNC. I recently purchased a subscription to a VPN service provider and the idea was that the server would be connected to the VPN at all ...
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Server 2012 R2 on a single server running AD and DNS

Is it possible to configure the DNS server to get to both external and internal domains with the same name? Have an ISP handling web site with the same domain name as my internal domain. DNS server ...
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Local are Network DNS and IP settings

I want to set up a small network with four computers, a tablet, an Arduino with a network shield and a wireless router. I want to give everything a permanent IP address and run WAMP on one of the ...
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new domain, trying to configure it on Windows Server 2012 R2 in a Azure VM

So I have purchased this domain, say mydomain.com, and would like to use it for my lab in the cloud. I spinned up a new service in Azure, say myservice, and built a new VM called mydc, promoted it to ...
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Custom nameservers over wifi hotspots with initial web login

I have built a portable router using a raspberry pi. My setup works, unless I connect to a hotspot that requires some kind of web based login. After some investigation, I think I've tracked it down ...
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Raspberry Pi VPN server using PPTPD internet access

I am not quite sure if this is the best website for this question, but I'll give it a shot anyways. I setup a VPN server yesterday on my Pi (running latest Raspbian) using PPTPD. The purpose of this ...
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Any way to use multiple hosts files on windows?

Question Is there any way to use multiple hosts files on windows(7) ? Preferably without installing any external programs. Example Say my hosts file has in it 10.2.3.4 bob.com 10.2.3.5 ...
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System-wide DNS lookups over SSH tunnel

IT has the lab locked down so I cant do apt-get updates or install any packages on the Ubuntu machine. We have a Windows RDP desktop that has limited internet access. I have an SSH server running on ...
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Nginx - access from a public ip address - ubuntu 14.04

An nginx server is up and running locally on my system[ubuntu 14.04]. But i am having difficulty accessing the same server from my public ip address, or from any other system using my public ip ...
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DNS issues windows 2008 R2 [closed]

something is happening in my network and really till now i cant seem to find the solution, first i have 2 ISPs lets say A and B and i have DC ( DHCP And DNS) i put the dns of both the ISPS in the ...
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hostname does not resolve on LAN

I’m on Mac OS X 10.7.5. Got some kind of voodoo with my hostname. I frequently run web servers (PHP/Java) but suddenly these decided to stop playing nicely. This machine always had DHCP, which never ...
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Setting up port forwarding on secondary router with restricted config access to primary router

I can connect to Router 1 over wifi which is connected to the internet. I do not have access to Router 1's config settings to change any DNS, port forwarding, etc. What I was hoping to do is connect ...
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Periodically send dynamic public IP to web server to allow remote SSH access

I have a home where the ISP does not allow static IPs for hosts. I have a computer (that I will call A from now on) in that home that has a SSH server running on it and I would like to connect to it ...
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cannot access network shares on domain - export all network settings in windows 7 for troubleshooting

I am on a domain computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am having trouble accessing network drives and network shares (including network printers). I am able to access the internet fine. I have ...
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Windows 8.1 + DNSCrypt + Unbound for DNS Cache

I'm following this guide (http://yvoinov.blogspot.it/2014/05/windows-7-unbound-dnscrypt.html) and others but nothing: I have Windows 8.1 x64, DNSCrypt 1.4.3, Unbound last version downloaded from the ...
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Use computer name instead of ip address in heterogeneous environment

I have got a few machines all connected to a ISP supplied router; a Netgear CGD24G. I added a 1Gb switch because I have too many computers. Otherwise, machines connect to the home network either via ...
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Change DNS from 192.168.1.1

I am trying to use namebench to optimize my DNS server, and the result continues to list 192.168.1.1 as the best DNS server, despite my having changed the router’s (Asus RT-N53) settings to Google ...
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maradns config for external domains except one address

I have the following mararc ipv4_bind_addresses = "127.0.0.1" timestamp_type = 2 random_seed_file = "secret.txt" csv2 = {} csv2["myapp.com."] = "custom.txt" custom.txt blog.% ...
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How to point domain and subdomain to dedicated server using IP address?

I have dedicated server with 1and1 and domain name with godaddy. To point my domain to my server i just pointed my dedicated server IP using "A" RECORD (at godaddy) and didn't change anything like ...
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How to find IP address of a DNS server

I'm a CS student and currently taking a (basic) course in information security. I was given an assignment which required me to analyse a given .pcap file using Wireshark and obtain information on the ...