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

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Host website from webserver without changing public IP

Is there any way without a public IP I can make my web server feed outside requests and host my website over it? I don’t have a public IP address at all neither static nor dynamic. I am not sure about ...
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Why does nslookup give NXDOMAIN but dig works fine?

I don't see an exact answer for this elsewhere, so I'm going to be brave and ask here. I have a linode and have set up a DNS A record for my host which I'll call A.wc.net. When I look it up using ...
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Telnet, DNS Name Resolution Issues, and Hyper-V

I have a Fedora Linux machine that can only be telnet'd into by using the IP address and not the hostname. I am not sure why this is happening as I would like to be able to use the hostname as well. ...
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Can a domain name have both IP addresses (IPv6 and IPv4)?

Can a domain name (example.com) have both the IP addresses, IPv6 and IPv4? Which IP address does a domain name have? IPv6 or IPv4? But I am not sure that it has both or any one at a time.
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Virtual Hosts On Apache with host name for Intranet

I’ve been having trouble wrapping my head around what I need to do here at work so this will be my attempt to do so. I have a server for my own usage where I have a WAMP server running, and I’ve ...
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Web access lost across Windows SBS 2003 network

As of a few days ago, my colleague on a Windows 7 desktop (which is part of a domain controlled by a Windows 2003 Small Business Server) can't browse the web but can access his Outlook emails from the ...
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Router is inaccessible, inexplicably giving IPv6 gateway

So I've been using this Router/Modem from my cable company for about a year now. I accidentally unplugged it earlier today, and now while I can access the Internet through a wired connection, my Wi-Fi ...
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Error while visiting the site with www

I am getting a proxy error while visiting my site with www.fuitter.com. I recently added www to the cname in the route53.
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How to flush DNS caches that parse domain name to IP address in Windows 7 and 10?

My google search came up with this answer that use ipconfig /flushdns command. Though on my Windows 7 and Windows 10, this command doesn't help me to get the latest IP address for a given domain name ...
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Domain name not working in AWS [duplicate]

I had previously hosted my domain in a different instance in a different aws account but for some reason I had to delete that aws account and create a new one. I am now trying to host my domain in ...
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Running DNS Server to circumvent NAT-Loopback issue

First I want to say that I probably read everything that there is on the internet regarding the problem. And the problem is that I can not access my owncloud over doc.selfhost.eu if I am in the same ...
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Exactly one computer has an extremely slow connection to exactly one network

Speedtest shows less than 1 Mbps on one computer despite another computer connected to the same router from the same place getting 25 Mbps. I've had a similar issue with the same computer before, ...
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Wifi interface ask the gateway about an address located on a totally different (and private) network

Initially fighting against DNS Leak, for both knowledge and privacy, I end with a computer that asks the FAI box for a local address located outside of its scope (another network)... I've spend hours ...
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Site caching stuck and won't show on local machine only

I keep coming across this issue: I visit one of my urls that isn't setup yet and get the standard 'not found' error as expected. I then update the DNS entries, point it where it needs to be. ...
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DNS-blocked resources are not unblocked by using public DNS server

I have a strange problem trying to unblock sites, that are being blocked by my ISP. From what I can tell they are being blocked on DNS level. When I try to access them by direct IP address ...
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Are there any Linux tools that can alter DNS routes on the network?

I've got a public facing webserver on my network, I use CloudFlare to mask my IP address from domain name resolution i.e. CloudFlare acts as a proxy to my webserver. As well as using my webserver ...
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MX Record: Which one is used between (Domain and HOST)

I hosted my email with google.com for my domain, but for better security, I think that changing MX records within domain is better than in the host (cPanel), I tried to change MX records in domain ...
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What can cause `ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED` DNS resolution errors in Chrome (Win 7 x64) that are eliminated by proxying through Fiddler2?

Suddenly after updating Chrome (from v36 => v41 I think) I started having persistent DNS resolution errors in Chrome. Eventually after using Chrome for an indeterminate amount of time, when I try to ...
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Clients have problems sending DNS requests

Some of my clients can't use internal DNS server to resolve internal addresses. All IP addresses can be pinged, but I can't ping name or name.domain.com. Restart DNS client service or ipconfig ...
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Windows 10 Network Problems after deinstall Hyper-V

My setup is the following: Windows 10 with 2 NICs 1 Nic for my network and internet access 2 Nic for my neighbour to access my files(different subnet) Yesterday I deinstalled Hyper-V to do some ...
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Where is the root name servers (hint servers) file in Windows 8?

For any DNS resolution agent to resolve a DNS query, it should start with hint files (root name servers). I can't find this file, or this list in Windows 8. Where is it?
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Netflix requests are returning ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE related to IpV6 issue. Why?

I am having a problem with Netflix. I posted a detailed question on another stack exchange site and was advised to ask here. The main point is that Netflix is not loading in chrome or firefox but ...
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Resolving a Heroku App by Cascading two CNAMEs

I am cascading two CNAMEs, for various nefarious reasons, using AWS Route 53. I would be equally happy to use a Route 53 alias followed by an CNAME, but although both techniques appear to resolve ...
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Unable to ping computer by hostname in Windows 7

I have a raspberry pi on my network connected via router. Can ping IP address no issues whatsoever. On this R-PI i have running a dnsmasq server that reads /etc/hosts as part of its start process. In ...
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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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Sendmail doesn't receive messages from other domains

I'm trying to set up sendmail on my server. But so far I encountered one problem: I can't receive messages from public email services. /var/log/mail.log shows nothing, like post doesn't reach my ...
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NetGear CG3700EMR

My ISP has locked the DNS settings and I can't even add my own preferred DNS. Is there a superuser login to this modem that you may share with me? Or is there any other way to unlock this? I know ...
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Bad DNS records pointing to root servers

I noticed today that there are 4 suspicious-looking DNS A-records pointing to the ISI root server at 192.228.79.201 (b.root-servers.net), namely: [www.]allabouttheword.com: a.gtld-servers.net says ...
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Disable or change port of ASUS RT-AC56U DNS server

I need the outside facing UDP port 53 of my ASUS router for something else than a DNS server. Here is what i have tried so far: Look for a setting in the GUI, i cant find one. Tried editing ...
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Chrome browser history preventing url redirect

I changed my CNAME from domain.com to www.domain.com. I added a URL redirect that forwards domain.com to www.domain.com. I am facing an issue due to Chrome's browser history cache. If I visit ...
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Directing incoming requests based on port number

I am not sure how to describe my issue, but I will try to explain. I have been hosting a personal Minecraft server from my PC. I then changed the DNS on one of my site's sub domains to my IP. It ...
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Windows 10 batch file dns

I have two batch-files, one to change my DNS to Unblock-US, and one to reset it to DHCP. These worked perfectly in Windows 7 and 8/8.1, but after upgrading to Windows 10 i can no longer reset it to ...
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Why private (RFC1918) addresses are not resolved by my provider?

I use gandi.net to manage my domains. A fragment of the zone: ext 10800 IN A 87.218.103.15 server 10800 IN A 192.168.0.1 mail 10800 IN CNAME ghs.google.com. When testing these three entries at home ...
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TCP Rentransmission when connecting sepcific website

Question: I'm an administrator of couple of websites. Every website is set on the same server provided by linuxpl.com. The server ip is: 95.211.176.132. The problem is, when I try to reach the server ...
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Changing the DNS Port on Windows 7

My ISP hijacks my DNS requests (or packets or whatever the heck is going on here), so I can't use my own DNS server. I don't necessarily want to use a different DNS server than the provided one from ...
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Wrong IP, DNS Error on Website

I am having some errors on my Domain I set up. So basically I have 2 Domain Names and then I have set a DNS name for both of them in the same IP, one worked the other didn't. When I did a ping in CMD, ...
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Using and Verifying DNSSEC with DNS server

On a machine running Windows that is configured to use a DNS server that supports DNSSEC, what is the easiest way to verify DNS SEC is infact being used?
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Is there a way to provide a specific hostname to an application that differs from the machine hostname on Linux?

Is there a way to provide a specific hostname to an application that differs from the machine hostname on Linux? Basically, I have a piece of software that expects the local machine to have a certain ...
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Is NAT loopback the only reason I can't view my own website from within my LAN?

I am new to this so apologies if this is the wrong place for such a question. I'm testing out a simple "hello world" website hosted at home. As we have not been assigned a static IP address by our ...
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named[773]: error (host unreachable) resolving 'B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET/AAAA/IN': 128.63.2.53#53

I keep getting the following error messages in my syslog: named[773]: error (host unreachable) resolving 'B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET/AAAA/IN': 128.63.2.53#53 It seems to happen for all the root servers ...
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IP of subdomain resolved to wrong subdomain

I am using Virtualmin. I set up new domain and subdomain. My first domain is : domain1.com. It has subdomain mail1.domain1.com My second domain is: domain2.com. It has the subdomain mail2.domain2.com ...
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Adding a computer to a server's domain (in windows)

So I have a server and a computer. Server's hostname:(for this example) Name1 On the computer in cmd I do: /netdom join Name1 /domain:W2K8AD1Name1.local and it gives me this error: The network ...
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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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Can not access my Godaddy account using the Google APP DNS settings

I have developed an asp.net mvc-5 web application for one of our clients, and i want to deploy it to Godaddy shared host. now our customer has already purchased a Godaddy domain name through Google ...
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Windows 10 is not using my IPv6 address by default

I have IPv6 addresses from sixxs.net but if I ping a host that has both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses (i.e. www.google.com or www.facebook.com) I get the IPv4 address on windows 10 but on all the windows 7 ...
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Create a named zone file for all domains

Is there any way to create a zone file for all domains. So when the nameservers are changed on a domain and pointed to my DNS server it has a default A record pointing to a holding page. I'm not ...
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Redirection not working for the first time

There are output of curl command. Sometimes my site doesn’t redirect properly, showing error page: no data received from the server. Is there any way to remove this error? ...
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Does changing nameservers turn over A and CNAME record control to web hosting?

For example, if I have registered a domain with GoDaddy, and I point the nameservers for the domain to HostGator, do I then edit the DNS Zone from GoDaddy or HostGator? I don’t really understand the ...
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Windows 7 - Unable to use any Internet-based functions in command prompt

It seems that I am having networking issues on my Windows 7 x64-bit machine. My current desktop is currently connecting to the Internet via ethernet cable, with DNS settings set to their default ...
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I can not connect to RDP or microsoft edge, but other applications work

I have a problem with my laptop. I cannot connect to any RDP session while other laptops can do this. I also cannot connect to Microsoft Edge. I can connect to Google Chrome though. When connecting ...