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

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Router(s) Issue: DNS queries sporadically fail with multiple computers hooked in

Basically, after anywhere from 5-60 minutes, DNS queries fail for a few minutes, then slowly begin to resolve correctly. Then the cycle repeats. This occurs only when more than one computer is on the ...
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Windows Domain Server - Windows Domain IP addresses issue

We had 4 domain controllers. Two are dead and were forcibly removed and the metadata cleaned up. But when I nslookup our Windows domain name, it still holds all four DC addresses. Server: ...
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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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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding" error message in Windows 7

Windows 7Pro x64 8 GB RAM I have: UNplugged my cable router and wireless router, plugged back in flushed DNS, Register DNS, release IP, renew IP Tried assigning a static address using googles DNS ...
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Cisco DDNS update to DNS-O-Matic returns OpenDNS Page Not Found

I have a Cisco 857 router which I am trying to configure OpenDNS on. DDNS over https is a bit awkward on this router as it doesn't easily support HTTPS, so directly updating OpenDNS isn't a good ...
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Setting up a DNS server

My dad is currently using a VPN into my server (running Windows Home Server 2011) so that he can access iPlayer from Portugal. He's been looking at Netflix and while I have 100mb internet, I'd rather ...
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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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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 find the source of my DNS errors?

I have a home network with a cable modem, wireless router, several switches and powerline adapters all connected with cat5. When web browsing, I am regularly getting DNS timeouts (1-2 every 10 ...
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Windows 7 with two network connections needs to access specific host by name on specific connection

I'm trying to reach the web server on a host on my local subnet that has an IP address on each of two network connections. When I am using only my local office connection, my request (using the host ...
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Using dnsmasq to address machines by name and resolve external hostnames

I'm having some trouble with my dnsmasq setup. All I want it to do is resolve certain hostnames to certain ip addresses for any machine on my network. More specifically, I'm trying to enable all ...
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How does a network request know where to go? [duplicate]

When a web request is made from a computer, after it has been translated to an IP address by the DNS, how does it actually know where to go? For example, if I make a request to a site being hosted in ...
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Why does nslookup give me NXDOMAIN in this case?

I'm configuring a DNS in Fedora. I have the zone file: $TTL 86400 $ORIGIN example.com. @ IN SOA ns.example.com. root.example.com( 2013121201 ;Serial 28800 ;Refresh 15 ...
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Windows keeps using a preferred DNS server?

I have trouble using Panera WiFi, and I finally tracked down the problem: Every time I reboot, Windows resets my TCP/IP settings for my wireless adapter to use a specific DNS server, instead of ...
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Testing DNS truncated queries over TCP with dig

I want to test if my network supports EDNS0. It means that if the record is bigger than 512byte, the DNS will be over TCP. It will ne truncated at firts using UDP ,the it willbe over tcp. I'm using ...
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How to configure apache with domain name in raspberry pi

i have a raspberry pi(IP: 192.168.1.135) connected to my PC(IP: 192.168.1.100) via LAN port. PC is connected to a router(IP: 12.168.1.1). i got raspberry to get connected to router, i bridged the ...
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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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Why does nslookup for espn.com give an IP that goes to go.com?

If I do an nslookup on espn.com, an IP is returned 199.181.132.250. When I put this value in the browser I get go.com. If I had add a 'Host header to the request, I still end up on go.com. What am I ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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How do I start DNS console?

According to a blog post (it says: "Open DNS Manager by clicking Start, pointing to Administrative Tools, and then clicking DNS") I'm trying to follow there should be some DNS thingy to pick. However, ...
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Hyper-V network lab internet connectivity issue

I am newbie and trying to setup Home Network lab. I have successfully setup AD DS, DNS and DHCP servers on Windows 2012 server R2 however internet connection is not working on VHD machines. Need your ...
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Mac OS 10.10 ignoring Openvpn DNS settings

Running Mac OS 10.10. Setup a openvpn connection and put the DNS servers to be used with the VPN connection under VPN Profile->Advanced->DNS. When I connect, it only uses the the DNS server pulled ...
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How do I utilize hostnames on a local server?

I'm familiar with buying hostnames/domains and vaguely familiar with DNS servers for resolving domains to IP addresses, but, for a home solution I know absolutely nothing. Let's say I want to host a ...
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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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The first visit to any site takes forever to load

I suspect I might have a DNS problem. Whenever I try to access any website at all, it will take dozens of seconds to load in the first time. Any subsequent access will load just fine. If I try to ...
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Make wget cache DNS resolution results

I'm using wget in a script to download a changing file from Dropbox: wget -4 -O filename.ext "https://www.dropbox.com/s/<fixed-hash-id>/filename.ext?dl=1" I notice that wget resolves the IP ...
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loading webpages hosted on home server randomly fails

I have a server that is running from my home on a LAMP stack. I have a few sites that work fine when I am on my local network but when I try to access them from outside the local network they randomly ...
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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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Solaris BIND / VI - how to view special characters in a zone file?

I'm having some issues with a new zone file and I recall previously that I was prone to using some special characters somewhere that confused BIND. Is anyone aware of a command that would show all ...
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No internet connection, Win7, DNS DOES resolve

I just installed a fresh new copy of Win 7 64-bit. My ipconfig says that my dns do resolve, and everything looks as it should. Device Manager tells me that my network drivers are fine, and working as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS drops some DNS replies with “DNS Destination unreachable / Port unreachable” message

I noticed something really really strange I can't figure out, while wiresharking both my 2 Ubuntus 14.04 LTS : somehow randomly, Ubuntu seems to drop some incomming DNS replies. This happens both for ...
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I get errors including “apache config test fails, aborting” when trying to create a subdomain. What do I do?

I just made a change to the httpd.conf file. The reason I did this is I'm trying to set up a subdomain. I now would like to restart apache2, but when I try to restart I run into a slew of errors. ...
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How to proxy all outbound HTTP traffic in an adhoc network

I have a network that I'm trying to set up in the following manor (seems odd on the surface but it's what I'm restricted with): Client A (os x yosemite) sends HTTP request to server D Client A's ...
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accessing local host from another computer

This is the first time I am trying to host at IAAS level. I have installed Win 8 on the VM and installed XAMP. I can access local host on the same VM. But how do I access the local host from another ...
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What IP address is DNS service returning?

Supposing I have a server on a network that has a private IP address, and somewhere on a another network is a client that has the same private IP address. It is possible beaucase they are on different ...
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DD-WRT to push alternate Name Servers to clients over DHCP

In order for WiFi DHCP clients to use directly 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as name servers, DD-WRT has been configured as follow add dhcp-option=6,8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4 in /etc/dnsmasq.conf (reboot) since that ...
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Why is my personal web site getting visitors at mysterious URLs? [closed]

I recently made an update to my site's visitor logging and when checking that it was working properly noticed that I'm getting visitors at URLs that do not belong to me. I was surprised to even see ...
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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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How to set custom DNS server for Chrome browser?

I have local DNS server thats resolve all urls *.domain.tld to 127.0.0.1. Also I have the production server with same address *.domain.tld. They have the same names, because subdomains are interact ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) ...
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Windows 7 can't ping a Linux server via its hostname (IP address works, virtual Linux machine works)

I'm trying to set up a home Linux server (running Arch Linux ARM on a Raspberry Pi), and I can't seem to get my Windows desktop machine to recognize it via hostname (in this case "whitey"). I have it ...
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Is 'home' a special hostname on Windows 7?

My local network is managed by a router running DD-WRT which assigns a DNS hostname to each machine on the network that I've selected. For example, "laser" maps to a 192.168.1.7 (a laser printer) and ...
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Services that just return your public IP as text [closed]

I'm writing a script that does dynamic DNS updates for me, but my server is behind a router, and so I need to use a web service to determine my public IP. So far I've found this one which returns ...
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Setting a security descriptor for a directory partition in AD

We've recently migrated our domain controller from Samba 4 based setup to a Windows 2008 R2 server and there seems to be a problem with our DNS server. We're not able to add any CNAME/A/AAA entries to ...
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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Internally Redirect DDNS Address to Server

How do I use my home server with DNS to internally redirect a domain name like myddnsaddress.no-ip.com to an internal address like 192.168.0.2. I have a router that supports DDNS so when I’m not home ...
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How do I find all known IPs for a given domain in Linux?

I am a developer on a project that uses amazon servers for testing. I am switching from using FoxyProxy to routing with iptables because it is more convenient. The trouble I ran into is that when ...
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Is dnsmasq really needed for Openvpn redirect gateway?

I have my openvpn tun-udp Tunnel with redirect-gateway up and running and all traffic is routed through the gateway. but not DNS request. I setup dnsmasq on the openvpn server and made it listen to ...