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

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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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Why does IE resolve https://localhost but Firefox does not?

We're running Windows 8.1 with the current stable Firefox and IE. There's a fresh installation of Apache 2.2 that has been enabled to do SSL. http://localhost is reachable in Firefox and IE and ...
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Accessing APC Smart UPS Network Management Card via hostname

I've got a new APC SmartUPS X 1500 with the build-in network management card AP9631, which I can access it via the ip-address 192.168.0.154. This IP-address has been given by my router's DHCP. When ...
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Name servers with one IP for .de domain

I have a VPS where I host few sites, the name server is in the same box. ns1 and ns2 have the same IP (my VPS's IP) because at namecheap the minimum number of name servers to assign for a domain is 2. ...
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Dns: results of dig of domain.com with and without www

I ran dig against a certain domain which I own, say for example domain.com. After executing dig domain.com, I obtained results like the following: ;; ANSWER SECTION: domain.com. 21600 IN A ...
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My ISP is rewriting google.com's DNS entry. how can I circumvent?

I am in Thailand, and my ISP is ToT, and I am using Windows. When I do a nslookup for google.com, I get the following: C:\Windows\System32>nslookup DNS request timed out. timeout was 2 ...
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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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Webserver access from Outside Network

I have a Watchguard firewall router with a public IP address and I have a web server in my internal network (192.168.1.5) and i have a domain name (http://www.forexample.com). We can access to to our ...
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Nslookup works but ping fails

I've recently ran into this weird problem where the domain names fail to resolve from DNS. When I try to ping google.com, I get ping request could not find host google.com, but nslookup returns the ...
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DNS adress change using Bat script

I have tried the given commad to chage the dns. but this changes dns only for single adapter how to apply single dns for multiple adapters netsh interface ipv4 set dns "Local Area Connection" static ...
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Name resolution for the name…timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded

I am getting this message in system event during my PC startup Name resolution for the name website.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. And another same message ...
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Using VPN connection in OSX will only route through the first service in “Service Order”

I am trying to get my VPN connection to only route network traffic related to my workplace through the VPN connection and any other traffic through my Wi-Fi connection. If I have my Wi-Fi at the top ...
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performance of OpenDns versus Google Dns?

A bunch of articles were written on this topic in 2009...wondering if there's a more updated comparison of the performance between the two?
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Possible to assign a domain name an IP adress on a router?

Is it possible to assign a fixed adress for some hostname on a router? What I mean is not to assign IP adresses to a local machine, rather to sepcify an adress for some specific host (like google.com) ...
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Windows and VPN, order of resolution?

I'm a remote worker in my company. My company use Active Directory with a single corp.local domain, and my desktop computer has joined the domain. A VPN connection is available (provided by a ...
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.mil zone DNS requests does not resolved form Russia

D:\>nslookup.exe -> server 8.8.8.8 Сервер по умолчанию: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 -> ya.ru Сервер: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 ...
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Point a domain name to a DDNS?

Basic question: How can I point a domain name to a DDNS record? CNAME? DNAME? domainname.com DNAME something.no-ip.org I mention a DNAME just in case so subdomain.domainname.com is also covered. I ...
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Sub-domains keeps redirecting me to Main web-site

I have just upgraded my version of LAMP Environment. Rest all the things are working fine but with Sub-domains i have a challenge. I have a Main website abc.biz and 5 to 6 sub-domains with it as ...
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Is it proper to route default gateway to the modem instead of the DHCP/DNS server?

My setup is a modem (no DHCP or DNS) connected to a network switch. The network switch is connected to a Raspberry Pi that acts as a DHCP+DNS server using dnsmasq. The thing is, all traffic from the ...
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Adding the route to openvpn server on the fly

I would like to connect to my openvpn server without a default route for internet (just a route for DNS), and to dynamically add the route to the server once the server ip is resolved. The purpose is ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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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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Website is working but cannot view from home

Here's a puzzle. Last year I bought some hosting from a hosting company and pointed a number of domains that I own to run from this service. All domains working fine and publicly accessible. Then a ...
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With Windows 7, why is an entry in the hosts file not working?

I updated some entries in the hosts file at C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc. As a test, I decided to make Google point to 127.0.0.1. # Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on ...
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How do I prove that my ISP is violating basic principles of Net Neutrality? [closed]

There are two major e-commerce websites in my country say "abc.com" & "xyz.com". I live in a locality where there are around 50+ broadband users of this ISP. So what happens is whenever I try to ...
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Can't connect to host by hostname

I have a problem which can be described by these four lines $ host example.com example.com has address 10.10.10.10 $ ping example.com ping: unknown host example.com As I see, hostname resolves ...
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How to reference a PPP adapter in a netsh 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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domain MX record not found while installing Zimbra

I am getting this error: DNS ERROR resolving MX for localhost.localdomain It is suggested that the domain name have an MX record configured in DNS Re-Enter domain name? [Yes] named file: $ttl ...
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RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
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Can't view a certain website on my PC but can on my phone (same network)

My PC and phone is connected on the same network and internet source but for some strange reason I can't view a certain website on my PC but it works on my mobile phone. I tried flushing DNS, checking ...
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Chromebook ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED error

I have seen answers on similar issues for Windows, but no solution for Chromebook which is were the issue is occurring. The error will popup every now and again and then disappear after a while and ...
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Iodine server not accessible:

I'm trying to get Iodine running on my Kali Linux server but I keep getting errors. Following the instructions, I: Created an A record at noip.com - myname.ddns.net - for my router's dynamic IP ...
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Windows Server DNS ISSUE

I have a Forwarded Lookup Zone configured on my Windows DNS server. I have 2 Host Records created like: test.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.14 www.mydomain.com -> 200.154.144.15 In addition, I have a ...
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Opendns loading failure

I hope this is the right site to post this question on and if its not please tell me, and say a good one to post to so i can delete this question. Basically I want to avoid opendns. My WiFi is set to ...
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Why can't Chrome load a web page? ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

Chrome gives this error, yet I can ping the server! The server at www.odesk.com can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website's name to ...
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nsupdate: What does the error NOTIMP mean?

I tried to add a dns entry using nsupdate: printf 'update add myhost.mydomain.com 86400 A 172.16.1.1\nsend\n' | nsupdate I'm getting the error: update failed: NOTIMP what does it mean?
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How to clear/flush the DNS cache in Google Chrome?

As you probably know Google Chrome has its own internal DNS cache. Is there a way to clear it without having to wait for the time out or close the browser?
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Add hostname synonym

I'm attempting allow a hostname to used as synonyms for another hostname. For example : configure mymachine.com to be a synonym for localhost:8080 so if mymachine.com is navigated to in browser the ...
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How to share names with dnsmasq?

I have two subnets A and B, and their respective name servers both forward queries to local name server M, which finally forwards queries to the internet. All name servers run dnsmasq. On both ...
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How do I check what DNS server I'm using (on Mac OS X)

In Mac OS X, how do I check what DNS server I'm currently using (preferably a command line solution)? System Preferences > Network shows 192.168.1.1, which is my router's address and not the real ...
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Router sees WAN, but is unable to access

I have a network setup that I believe is pretty simple. One desktop that feeds into a DIR-615, which them feeds into the modem that was given to be by my fiber ISP. Checking on the setup screen, I'm ...
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Why Facebbook review team cannot access my site for DNS error?

Yesterday I have received my second feedback from Facebook app review team in which they reported that they could not access my site http://dam.com.bd/ due to DNS Lookup Failure. They attached the ...
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Why can't my second router (in DMZ) automatically find DNS settings?

I'm trying to set up my own router after the ATT modem/router combo. There is no bridge mode to bypass the ATT router. So I set up the DMZ to point to my personal router and wasn't able to get any ...
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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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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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How to do DNS through a proxy in Firefox?

I am using Firefox 3.5.7 with FoxyProxy. I have an ssh tunnel forwarding 8080 through to an HTTP proxy server on the other end. With FoxyProxy, I send work traffic direct but everything else goes ...
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Why is 'ping' unable to resolve a name when 'nslookup' works fine?

On my Windows XP workstation, I can find the machine I want to connect to in DNS with nslookup: nslookup wolfman Server: dns.company.com Address: 192.168.1.38 Name: wolfman.company.com Address: ...
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Subdomain forwarding to another domain [migrated]

Graphic: http://i.stack.imgur.com/bZZ8U.png Problem: status.renfi.ga has to display the content on hostinger.com and renfi.ga the content on my homeserver Question: On which point does i have to ...
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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 ...