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

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Cisco AnyConnect vpn stops internet connection in Windows 8

I have a VPN set up through Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.04072 on a Windows 8 laptop. I can connect to the vpn, but as soon as I do, all internet traffic stops. I've been researching for days now and I ...
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IPv6 routing failing

I am trying to setup a lab IPv6 network, and I am proceeding in the following way. I have a device, which needs an IPv6 global address. I have configured my Windows-10 laptop to be an access point ...
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Flipping IPs of two system

Following is my scenario. I have two machines(machine-01,machine-02) machine-01 has static IP and has Active Directory and DNS configured and machine-02 has dynamic IP. Now due to some requirements ...
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Haven't found DNS Unlocker in the Task Manager. Where could it be?

This morning I found DNS Unlocker on my workstation, and since then I am trying to remove it. I guess, I visit some wrong website yesterday during the lunchtime. I really need help with this. There’s ...
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SSLH multiplexing - custom protocol (DNS)

I am using SSLH multiplexer for SSH and OpenVPN, but i need to use it for DNS server also (I am multiplexing everything on port 53 - I can't use another port). I've read that SSLH can do this (using ...
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windows server: top-level domain DNS LAN configuration

I am trying to configure the DNS service of a Windows server. The LAN hosts should all be assigned the top-level domain ".lan". Where do I implement this in the DNS configuration GUI?
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How can I make the DNS server list persist on OS X?

I usually set the DNS servers on my laptop to be 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4, which are Google's DNS servers, via the System Preferences > Network > $Interface > DNS pane. Far too often though, these servers ...
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Failure to resolve internal domain names

I have two domains that are accessible just fine outside my network. However, within the network: One fails to resolve if the "www" prefix is omitted, but resolves if it is included. The other fails ...
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nslookup time out after 2 seconds but ping ok and internet connection slow

The configuration is a single Windows Server 2012 with AD and DNS installed. Each client user can login properly on AD with his DNS pointed on the DC server controller. But the issue is a very slow ...
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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> printer.home There is no need ...
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gateway on IP1, DHCP/DNS on IP2 -> network down

My gateway has IP 10.10.10.1, and I am trying to get a Windows Server (10.10.10.2) to provide DHCP and DNS services. I have set up DHCP and DNS in the Windows server, and disabled them in the router (...
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No internet on Virtual Windows Server 2008

i am having a problem with internet connection on windows server 2008; So basically what i am trying to do is setup a dns and web server with windows server 2008 which is virtual on vmware workstation ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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Why can't Google Chrome resolve subdomains from /private/etc/hosts?

If I define subdomains in /private/etc/hosts on OS X, such as test.localhost, Google Chrome (51.0.2704.106 (64-bit)) isn't able to resolve them (even though it worked until today). Other browsers (e.g....
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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How to host Openshift Free Tier on <mydomain>.com and not <path>.mydomain.com

I have a Ghost Blog setup at blog-myaccount.rhcloud.com How do I make it available at mydomain.com CNAME cannot use mydomain.com and Redhat doesn't provide Nameservers or IP address.
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What parameters do I need for the “netsh int ip set dns” Windows command?

This article calls for CMD commands to fix an issue with DNS lookup. All the commands were successful up to these last two: netsh int ip set dns netsh winsock reset When I try the first command, ...
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AD DNS Server resolves old IP adress after being moved to new IP range

I'm currently experiencing an issue with a DNS server (on Windows 2008), which was moved to a new IP range. The IP address was changed, but somehow the server address keeps popping up as the old IP ...
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Creating a poor man's DNS/name resolution with VirtualBox NAT network

I am running VirtualBox 5.0.22 on Windows 10 Pro (mikaw10) as host and have set up the following systems all with one NIC and a NAT network called unix-machines: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit (ubuntu1404) ...
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dnsmasq to provide public DNS service

If I'm to provide DNS service to the public using dnsmasq, how to set the listen-address? I changed mine from 192.168.1.1 to 0.0.0.0 and it stops working: $ cat /etc/dnsmasq.d/public.conf # listen to ...
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Setting up a website on Azure + namecheap

I am having such trouble getting simple websites to run on azure(Azure seems to over complicated to me). I have a domain on namecheap and I am trying to setup a simple website app on azure. Can ...
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Linset using Kali Linux, stuck at last part. FAKE DNS won't get response

I am trying linset using Kali Linux i386. at first my problem was the DHCP, fixed that with copying dhcpd.leases file. was able to get a handshake but i wont get any response into the FAKEDNS it ...
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Why does Ubuntu resolve hostname but Win-10 does not?

I am pinging a network device with the syntax: UBUNTU>> ping myHost Ubuntu is able to resolve the hostname (myHost) to the correct LAN IP (192.168.XX.YY), whereas Win-10 is unable to do this unless ...
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Do servers hold one website only?

As from what I understand the DNS link the domain name with the IP address of the server the website is stored on, does that mean each server can only hold one website? If they don't, how does calling ...
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How do I set up a Synology NAS so it can be accessed by URL/name instead of by IP address

Example On Windows, I open Run with Win+R and enter \\192.168.1.30. The trouble is, every time the NAS reboots, that IP address may change. Question So that's why I'd prefer to access the NAS' ...
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Windows 10 DNS resolution via VPN connection not working

In Windows 10, when connected to a VPN with Split Tunneling enabled (Gateway disabled), DNS resolution always uses the LAN DNS servers, ignoring the DNS servers and the DNS Suffix set on the VPN ...
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Why is my IPv6 Address showing instead of my IPv4?

I am wanting to host a server, and I would like people to join through my IPv4 Address, but when I use ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I only get my IPv4 Address, and when I google "What is my IP" I ...
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Google's DNS service: Google public DNS

Google declared their free DNS service, Google public DNS: To try it out: Configure your network settings to use the IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as your DNS servers. They claim that: ...
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Windows 10, VPN and slow DNS lookups

I can't seem to figure this one out. I was using windows 7 and I had no issues with being VPN'ed into work and browsing websites. Since switching to Windows 10, it's another matter. Windows 10 and no ...
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Changing Gateway and DNS addresses with batch file

I'm having a little crisis every time I have to change the gateway in order to access different sites from my workplace. It's time consuming and I'd be really glad if someone provides me with a script ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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Comcast Router blocks DNS settings

I recently started using Comcast broadband after Cable was installed into my neighborhood. Before that I was relegated to Wireless Broadband services similar to Clear. Previous, I had my network set ...
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How to create domain “alias” for entire url?

I have set up a DNS server for local use in a LAN. This server can resolve IP addresses, so when I ping mypc.company I get a successful reply from the IP address 192.168.1.34. Problem I have ...
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Windows unable to resolve hostnames

I have two Windows 7 machines on my home network that always give 'Unreachable' errors when I try to access any site. The other devices on the same network work fine (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Ubuntu) The ...
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Best configuration for using an external DNS Server in addition to a Domain Server

I have Cable Internet from Comcast (Xfinity) with a 256Mbps connection. Then I have a WRT1900AC Router (with the wireless turned off). The configuration is as follows: Subnet: 10.10.1.0/24 Router: ...
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VPN DNS configuration bug in OS X

I am using TunnelBlick to connect to an VPN (OpenVPN) with OS X 10.9.2. I can authenticate and pass traffic but the DNS entries injected from the VPN do not work. Here is the output of scutil --dns (...
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os x server saves dns files on root instead of /Library/server/named

my attempts to activate dns-sd on my os x server installation have somehow broken where it saves dns settings! db.[FQDN] files are NOT going to /Library/server/named where they used to (and where Edit ...
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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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Connect New Server to Static IP and To DNS Server

I have a strange setup. I have drawn a pretty crude diagram so it may be easier to explain. Usually, all the new servers we add just go into the HPC cluster and we assign an IP address through our ...
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Once DNS info is cached, does that DNS server become authoritative for the domains it has cached?

I know the semantics don’t sound right, but I just came up with this question. Let’s say a client queries a DNS server for www.example.com, which recursively asks the root server, then the TLD, then ...
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How to redirect my DNS server

I have domain I use at home, for argument sake lets call it domain.com. I use this domain on my home network but I actually also own the domain. So when I load www.domain.org and one subdomain I want ...
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Samba Not able to access if wrong DNS is specified in Back to Back Connection

We have 2 systems connected to each other through a LAN cable , so the connection here is BACK TO BACK , and it is not connected to a router or any outside node , it's just connected to each other ...
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Some webpages timeout in multiple browsers

Some websites take a long time loading, and eventually timeout before showing the page. Other websites are loaded without delay. This happens in FF, Chrome and IE, on Windows 8 to the same sites. ...
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Internet having frequent outages

I am a Comcast/Xfinity customer in TX and I am currently paying for 105 Mbps speed. I am not getting these speeds and outages are occurring often.
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DNS config to point subdomain to another vhost

I have a digital ocean droplet where I have one server block serving a static homepage and another server block serving a meteor.js application. I'd like to point a subdomain at the meteor application,...
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Windows 7 - Can't access UNC Shares but can Ping and RDP

I have an odd problem with one machine out of 90. Win 7 x64 SP1, working fine previously. Joined to domain and able to access mapped drives on file server. This morning, user has IP from DHCP server,...
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Internal Domain on OpenVPN with Dnsmasq

I'm trying to get dnsmaq and OpenVPN working together on DigitalOcean. I want to create a VPN that forwards the requests that end with *.local to the droplet and the others to be resolved by Google ...
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Windows 10 can't resolve hostnames - ping with IP works but not with hostname

Facts: The browser doesn't load any pages, whether they are addressed with IP or hostname. ping google.com doesn't work, returning Ping request could not find host google.com. ping 216.58.209.78 (...
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Configuration changes going from static IP to dynamic IP for Comcast

I have limited networking experience and I am looking for help to get my internet connect back up and running. I currently have Comcast internet modem which is 10.1.10.1. My pfsense router is 10.0.0....