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

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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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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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Constantly getting this error on Chrome "Resolving Host”

I have been getting this error constantly my desktop and laptop and the way I do is to run the below batch file but after a day or so its come back again and I'm looking for a more permanent fix then ...
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Port forwarding issue (I think)

I made a very basic KryoNet server and client program. If I connect the client through localhost it works as expected. Now I want to connect to it from outside so I have setup a DNS for myself with ...
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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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How do I setup a local DNS server on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I had some serious lag to resolve website address and sometimes things simply wouldn’t load; pages keep loading for 5+ minutes without even a timeout error. So I had setup a local DNS server/cache ...
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Where can I migrate a ccTLD to? [on hold]

Lets say I have a domain name vvv.id. Where can I transfer the domain to (for example transfer it to godaddy.com)?
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Start FTP server using IIS and remote access via DNS

Okay so I have a IIS FTP server running on my home computer, located at 192.168.0.1 I want to be able to allow requests on http(s)://transfer.example.com to redirect to my internal ip 192.168.0.1 ...
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Cannot connect to local domain from Mac, but can to its IP

I have a local server hosting a domain over wifi that's accessible from my Android phone browser at a designated URL http://mydomain and its network IP 192.168.0.1, as well as by ssh ssh user@mydomain ...
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Web server slow on lan using URL, fast using local IP

I have a web (HTTP) server set up behind a router in my house. I have set it up to use DuckDNS with a subdomain name. For the purpose of this explanation I'll say that the subdomain is ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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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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How do I set DNS Servers on Raspberry Pi?

I want my Raspberry Pi to use OpenDNS to resolve domain names. How can I modify this setting?
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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Firefox sporadically loses ability to perform DNS lookups

I've scoured the web for several days now, essentially every single time I encounter this. I hope someone here knows a solution to this. Facts I'm using the latest stable release of Firefox at the ...
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Outgoing traffic using Local(internal) PC IP address to a DDNS hostname

Sorry if the title is confusing. I have two devices connected through the internet. I need device A (Windows Server 2012) to send data down to device B, but unfortunately device B does not have a ...
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Did Windows ipconfig track visited websites while private browsing?

I found this simple tip about how to list DNS entries or visited websites in Windows by typing in the command line: ipconfig /displaydns > dnslist.txt My question is the visited websites in ...
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How to quickly change DNS servers as needed (instead of manually changing) on Windows

My country (Turkey) is blocking almost all adult-content-containing websites. I can work around this by changing the DNS, but it's too much work :) Any alternatives? Or a way to quickly change (and ...
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IP address in my ISP's netblock resolves to google

This appears to be the same as in the following question 'google.com' DNS resolved to addresses of ISP I have noticed that everytime I start a browser, I was getting a connection to one or ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Can't access or ping some websites, majority are non-https

As title say, I currently using Windows 10, several days ago i had no problem with browsing these websites but recently suddenly all of em are blocked, i still can access certain website like ...
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Different DNS Server on Different Wifi Networks

Is there a way for me to use Google DNS Server on my home network, but have automatic DNS server selection on my school's wifi? They have an in browser authentication which doesn't work with static ...
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What are the pros and cons of using an alternative DNS instead of the ISP DNS server?

I searched the web for answers, but I haven't found anything conclusive. What are the advantages/disadvantages of using an alternative DNS (for example, OpenDNS or Google DNS) as opposed to the ...
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dnsmasq not working to point .local addresses to 127.0.0.1

I'd like to get .local addresses (such as test.local) to point to 127.0.0.1 but it isn't working. I'm on latest Ubuntu. In /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf I commented out dns=dnsmasq then did ...
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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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Can't set the DNS in my VPN on Windows 10

I would like to change the DNS in mi VPN on Windows 10, first i go the Network and Sharing Center, Change Adapter Settings, choose my VPN, then properties and when I go to "Networking" and try to ...
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How to securely get dynamic IP address of home network

I am running a raspberry pi and some services on my home network. My ISP provides a dynamic IP address as a public IP to me. I have port mapping and all set up so that if I get my public IP address ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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Active Directory VPS Server (Security)

I have a VPS configured as a domain controller on the internet as part of a project. I am concerned about security as Windows Built-in Firewall and security has a reputation for being about as easy to ...
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Whats an inexpensive domain registrar that features CNAME Records on my base domain? [closed]

I just registered the domain I want to use for my Website just to realize that I can't use CNAME records on my base domain and that the package I chose doesn't include sub-domains (so I cant use ...
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Chrome: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I'm having problem browsing a website. If I type in the domain name, I get ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED; and if I use the website's IP address instead, I get DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN. Thank you.
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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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How to make Opera browser obey the etc/hosts file?

Current version of Opera browser doesn't obey etc/hosts file for domains outside the local network. It looks to me like it is using its own DNS resolver. For example if I create the following ...
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fritz!box doesn't reply on dnsmasq rules that point to IPs within 192.168.178.### range

To ensure better monitoring of my home network (parental control) I tried and set up a Raspberry Pi with dnsmasq and added in some rules to the dnsmasq.conf, that basically come down to the following: ...
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Reverse DNS for mail server

I'm French, sorry for my English. I have a domain name, gloomy-zone.ovh, so at the French company OVH. I have set up a self-hosted mail server. I configured the DNS zone for my mail server, but I ...
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Dynamic DNS points to local IP

I have this surveillance cam set up at my home. It shares the same internet connection as that of the home router. I created a hostname, say abc.no-ip.org and configured the DVR to use the same. Also, ...
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Bitdefender Firewall blocking Wifi (trusted network), No DNS probe finished

Bitdefender has blocked my wifi network multiple times, and when i load the internet google chrome says DNS probe not finished. The only way i can get on to the internet is to turn off the fire wall ...
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Find IP of website via Chrome console

I have just changed the DNS records for a website, but they have yet to propagate on the East coast. Fortunately, I can see the change via my West coast proxy. I need to get the IP of the new server ...
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How to configure PLESK and an External Domain?

I do have an Server on which PLESK 12 runs and i do have a domainname that is with an external hoster. I now want the Domain to point to the webspace of the PLESK, because this is where the website ...
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DNS servers stuck in configuration

I have a Windows 7 machine that seems to always have some DNS servers that were retrieved from some previous connection. They seem to take precedence over the DNS servers that my current connection ...
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Why is my computer suddenly using NBNS instead of DNS?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which I regularly use to access wireless internet when traveling. Normally, everything connects and functions as expected, but as of 4 days ago, I have noticed that I am ...
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Can I receive mail in google via custom domain name

I bought an doamin sample.co from Godaddy Now, I let AWS route 53 as my DNS I want to know can user send an mail to admin@sample.co then the forward the mail to MY GMAIL I can not find any ...
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How do you update a DNS server through an SSH tunnel?

I have a Linux machine which is set up to use dynamic DNS. My organization blocks access to the DNS server, preventing me from updating the IP address. I was wondering if I could make an SSH tunnel to ...
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Regarding DNS propagation with different values

This enclosed DNS propagation check is returning odd results. What maybe the reasons?
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Filezilla to ec2 windows instance. Error: Connection timed out, Could not connect to server

I'm trying to upload some files to my Windows EC2 instance. These are the steps I followed: Edit (Preferences) > Settings > Connection > SFTP, Click "Add key file” Browse to the location of your ...
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I cannot update Kali Linu via apt-get, it's a fresh install

I installed Kali for the second time, since I tried to update to Sana. And now I can't update. It looks like it's using kotnet.kuleuven.be:53 specifically, which is this University log-in for internet ...
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Is a firewall saying “DNS server settings changed” when connecting to public WiFi cause for concern?

What does it mean when a firewall says that a new WiFI network connection has caused the DNS server settings to change? What should a regular end-user be aware of, and are there circumstances under ...
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Why pinging “drive” gets replies from 127.0.53.53?

I'm using Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 I tried to open Google Drive on Firefox by typing "drive" on the address bar and then clicking on the first Google result (lazy and convoluted, I know). It ...
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How to reload DHCP client remotely, in order to write new resolv.conf?

I'm trying to configure dnsmasq(8) on a Debian GNU/Linux system in a private DHCP-based network. During a local, manual setup - after installing dnsmasq istelf - one could simply include the line ...