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

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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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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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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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Running a Local DNS

I'm in the process of setting up a more organized home network, and now that I have some static IPs being assigned through my router (ASUS RT-AC68U) I am wondering what the best approach would be to ...
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Server Won't Join my Domain Controller [duplicate]

So my server won't join my Domain... I'm fairly sure this is because of issues with my wired D-Link router... as my virtualized Windows 7 machines can join with no issues. Error: Note: This ...
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Server Can't Join Domain Controller

So my server won't join my Domain... I'm fairly sure this is because of issues with my wired D-Link router... as my virtualized Windows 7 machines can join with no issues. Error: Note: This ...
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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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What is a good on premise software to register and manage domains for ISP? [on hold]

I tried googling this question but no luck, I am looking for a software similar to GoDaddy domain name manager where I can search for domain, register and manage DNS. I want this installed on a ...
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Questions about ANAME DNS records [migrated]

Shopify recently sent a link asking that I update DNS - They talk about ALIAS or ANAME records, and assert these are different to CNAME and A records. I understand what CNAME records are, and why you ...
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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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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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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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Win7 add 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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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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Resolving local hostnames with D-Link DIR-657 router

How can I resolve local hostnames with the D-Link DIR-657 router? With my old router I could just enter the device name followed by .home, eg. raspberrypi.home. However neither of these seems to ...
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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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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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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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server can't find xxx.xx.xxx.192.in-addr.arpa.:NXDOMAIN

I've set up a BIND instance with this zonefile: $ORIGIN xx.xxx.192.in-addr.arpa. $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA dns1.testserver.com. hostmaster.testserver.com. ( ...
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Powerline Devolo DLAN 650+ Disconnecting Randomly

I have bought a powerline adapter (Devolo DLAN 650+) like a year ago and it started to act weird recently. It randomly disconnects me from the internet (Happens like every 1-2 hours) and it's pretty ...
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How to trace the route of a DNS query?

... up to the DNS server that answers it? When I use the public DNS server provided by Google (8.8.8.8), this is the DNS server reported by "nslookup" (8.8.8.8), however the www.dnsleaktest.com ...
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In a BIND.. Weird DNS issue [migrated]

I have now somehow replicated a weird issue with one of my DNS zones on two different servers and with two different versions of ISC BIND. I have a sub-domain delegated to my server. The first time ...
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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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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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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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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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DC can't address correct DNS to workstations. [We are so lost] [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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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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Why my intranet only works on Chrome and not IE or Firefox? [closed]

Intranet links are not working on IE11, we get the following error: "This page can't be displayed". We are not using a lolca proxy server but an automatic configuration script (pac file). Weird ...
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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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How do I setup software and DNS-records for mail domain-aliasing? [closed]

I currently have a lot of users with e-mails like user@a.com. These e-mail accounts are managed somewhere else and I'm neither in control of them or the DNS settings for a.com. I would like to setup ...
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How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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Cannot access Windows machines by Name over PPTP VPN but can access ip address

I have a PPTP VPN Incoming Network Connection setup on a windows 8.1 machine which is where I have all my computers setup on a local intranet (say machine X, Y and Z) I VPN into the Windows 8.1 ...
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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 ...
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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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Connecting to a VPN over a Crossover Cable - DNS Issues

My Issue Hi. I am trying to connect a PS4 to my VPN which I am running on my Mac. The Mac is connected to WiFi, and is using PureVPN. The mac is then connected to the PS4 with a crossover cable. ...