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

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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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Free unblocked DNS or proxy service?

I wonder if there is an easy (like ZenMate for Chrome) proxy, or any other way to get me on 4chan, with allowing me to post? I need a proxy -or what not- because my country (Turkey) is blocking ...
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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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Can't access only one web server from only my house

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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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? [on hold]

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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iOS Network Link Conditioner - difference between “in delay” and “dns delay” ? [on hold]

In the Network Link Conditioner profiles, What is the difference between in delay, out delay, and dns delay? I want to test how my app behaves when it makes a request, and the requested server takes ...
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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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setup http server,DNS ,mail server using virtualbox [closed]

I want to learn how internet work. So I want to create a virtual network for this using oracle VirtualBox. Mainly I want to create 5 VM : VM1 --- DNS VM2 --- HTTP server VM3 --- mail server VM4 ...
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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 ...
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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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What is DNS and how does it works? [closed]

I know the meaning of DNS but I want to how does it works? I know DNS resolve name to IP and IP to name. But I want to know how? As far as I know when we try to browse any website through our browser ...
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Hostname of Primary Name Server

I'm currently developing our town website that will be named ourcityname.gov.ph. Before I can register the domain name .gov.ph, I need to fill up a form. And here it is: I'm stuck on this part. I do ...
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DNS with two DHCP services

From what I know DNS is a service that translates domain names into IP addresses. I have noticed something on some small networks in small companies when they used routers as a switches. ...
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Forward a website request to an internal ip

I've written a web app for use at work that I will be running on a local server. Everyone on the local network will be able to access it. I can currently access it with a local IP (ex. 192.168.1.65). ...
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nslookup different results using same dns server?

My understanding of nslookup is when you tell it what DNS server to use you are bypassing the NIC's defined DNS server, right? Here is an example, when I run nslookup from home: nslookup - 8.8.8.8 > ...
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How can I set up a 'local' domain so that everyone on my local network can view a locally hosted site?

I want to set up MediaWiki on one of my home machines, and then have all requests made on the local network for 'wiki.home' or 'wiki.local' point to that box. I know that this can be done by editing ...
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Multiple Public Certificates Issued to the Same Name

I have a setup where there are two systems that expose a web service. The URLs are load balanced by a virtual IP that just does a TCP health check and routes a request to either of the two systems. ...
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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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Mapping multiple IP Addresses to one DNS record

We are wanting to run 2 separate servers, one legacy server and one new server. All new users will be put onto the new server and current users will be left on the legacy server for now. We want to ...
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Where can I obtain the full DNS zone files for all TLDs?

Is there a way to get full zone files for all TLDs? I have managed to get my hands on a few (.com, .net, .org), but I'd really like to get some of the country-specific ones for having a play around ...
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assign ip address to domain name

I have Ubuntu 14.04 VPS with PHP, Apache and MySQL, also have 1 dedicated IP address and a register domain with following free Name server: freedns1.registrar-servers.com ...
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openvpn client connects to server but name resolution does not work

Here is my (x)ubuntu version: root@ubuntu:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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CentOS 6.7 ping: unknown host google.com

I tried following this video on creating a cluster of vmWare machines. When creating the very first machine I follow all the instructions, which are: clean install CentOS 6.7 and then follow the ...
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Bash: lookup an IP for a host name, including /etc/hosts in search

Ubuntu 10.10+ In my script I need to lookup an IP for a given host name. If that name is listed in /etc/hosts, then command should print IP from /etc/hosts, not from DNS server. What commands I ...
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Failover two IP addresses and one DNS record

My mail server has two WAN interfaces and I need to set up one DNS A record for my Exchange clients. In case of connection failure of one interface I wish to use the other interface, but how to set up ...
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Windows 8. Hosts file doesn't work

I am using Windows 8 developer preview (x64) for testing purposes. I want to access some local network resource by DNS. So, I've added next line to my hosts file (%sindir%/system32/drivers/etc/hosts): ...