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

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Receiving requests but not processing

I have an apache server set up on my computer. I have my port forwarding set up, so in the browser, it looks like the server receives the request, but it's not processing it. Anyone know what might be ...
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Unable to access shared folder in Win 7 homegroup via IP address

I have 3 Win-7 64 bit machines in a homegroup. MAC addressing enabled on the router. Machine A, B and C. All are in a homegroup. I want to share a folder on machine B to the rest of the group so I ...
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Nslookup command line with A record IP as sole output

I've found the following command to get your current public IP that works well from command line: nslookup myip.opendns.com resolver1.opendns.com I want to be able to run a command though that JUST ...
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Chrome is unable to connect to the Internet

I'm getting the error code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET in Google Chrome. The thing is, I have a working internet connection. I am posting this using that connection, using Internet Explorer. It's ...
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Using tmux when network is having issues

Is there any reason why I should not be able to use tmux if I am having LAN issues? Or some tip or command line option I need to use? I am starting the tmux session locally. According to the manual ...
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How to reference a PPP adapter in Windows 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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DNS look up fail

Within the past couple of weeks, (this is not happening every day) I have a "DNS look up fail" error while browsing Google Chrome, and then a yellow triangle will appear over my WiFi signal telling me ...
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How does a dns client communicate with a dns server?

Is the same process of contacting a web server followed for Dns server too i.e. the query passes through all the tcp/ip layers (application, transport, internet, network) and then contacts the dns ...
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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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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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Is 176.34.131.233 really Duckduckgo.com address?

I would like to identify the ip owner. Can someone help me with that? PS I reside in Moscow, Russia.
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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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How can I make whois talking about the domain I asked only?

For example, whois =APAEB.COM says Whois Server Version 2.0 Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net ...
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Open VPN Windows, pass all traffic through remote server

Goal: To pass all information (web browsing, video games, ftp / tftp traffic, etc) through a remote network before exiting to the internet. I am able to get a default gateway on working, but I'm not ...
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How to configure a web server for local access?

I currently have a desktop at home set up as a web server among other functions. It is running Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2.22. I have various virtual servers set up for different sites. Some of the ...
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How do I set up a “masked” domain?

I am working on a web application that can be access via resellers who can use their own domain and have a customised portal based on this domain. e.g Main web application lives at ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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How does DNS work for mail server? And how to check MX and A record?

I have read up on DNS which basically means that it translate my domain name into an ip address. So just to confirm when i do a nslookup on cmd, i get e.g On my PC (NOT CONNECTED TO INTERNET, LOCAL ...
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PTR record and A record should match. What if there is no A record?

If I understand RFC1912 section 2.1 correctly, these rules apply for PTR records: 1) Every working IP should have a PTR record 2) PTR and A records should match (although this is not checked ...
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How to redirect to specific port from DNS

I've got a teamspeak 3 server from my friend, but problem is we've got to remember the IP address if we want to connect onto it from anywhere else than home. So I bought domain and I wanted to ...
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is it possible for a server to know which client(IP) did a DNS query for its domain name?

Let's assume I have a domain name, for example, myproxy.com. Then I have many websites, like kitty.myproxy.com , wow.myproxy.com I want to configure an authoritative DNS server for the domain name. I ...
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What should be the PTR for a mail server which is also a web server?

I have the following A records for a server @ IP address 1.2.3.4: Name: example.com. Name: *.example.com. Name: example.net. My server FQDN is server1.example.com. Currently, emails are send out ...
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Is it possible to force DNS for certain devices with iptables?

I'm trying to use iptables to force DNS for certain devices (Shibby Tomato on Asus RT-N66U). I haven't found anything online describing such a configuration. The closest I could find was this: # For ...
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Windows 7 not appending connection-specific DNS suffix

I have a Windows 7 machine I'm trying to setup for development. Typically we access our development domains using a URL like user.site.dev. The DNS is setup for user.site.dev.sd.ourdomain.com. I am ...
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Using dnsmasq with NetworkManager

It was well known that NetworkManager does not play well with dnsmasq (ref: here). I've skimmed throught the lengthy discussion here but still not sure what the recommended way to deal with the ...
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Get “No route to host” when trying to connect to a host whose IP is already set in /etc/hosts

In /etc/hosts, I've set the IP for a domain I'm going to connect. This domain is resolvable even if I don't set its IP in /etc/hosts. I can ping it, or use requests.get to send request to it, it ...
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Website with memorable static IPs to test connectivity? [closed]

This is needed for the following scenario, User is getting a DNS server error User has nothing but an access to a web browser (command line is not available - ping/traceroute 8.8.8.8 or 4.2.2.2 is ...
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How can one have a set up with domain name, email and web hosting on different hosts?

I have purchased a domain name from Omnis.com and set up a Google business app for my (custom domain) emails using that domain. I am trying to build and upload a website on a web hosting site ...
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Windows DNS suffix frustration

So previously we had two batches of equipment hosted at our server provider; Pre-cloud dedicated servers, DNS suffix company.com Private-cloud instances located in Dallas, DNS suffix dfw.company.com ...
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Several mail servers(domains) on one physical server

A weird use-case rises apon me. Soon I will be given the task to configure a dedicated server (with one public IPv4 address) in rather a weird way. For starters, there will be many domains. My vision ...
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Cisco Router: Don't forward DNS queries for specific domain

I've configured my Cisco 2600 series router 12.4(25b) to act as a DNS cache server for my network per the below command. My internal hosts resolve internal and external domains just fine. What I ...
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How to configure a Cisco ASA with a static IP from Comcast

I have a single static IP from Comcast. I have my modem/router set in a transparent bridge mode and I have a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) receiving the connections from the modem. The ASA ...
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DNS server randomly fails

So everything was working correctly before, I had constant internet connection on my desktop computer. Then I bought a laptop and connected it with WiFi to my network and I had internet on that too ...
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Disconnect from one domain and connect to another domain

I had old domain lets call it "A". There was 5 computers connected to domain "A". Now I have just created domain "B". Now I want all 5 computers connected to domain B. It is giving me error: "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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Remote Desktop over LAN without Internet access [on hold]

Im lookin for a way to Remote Desktop my Laptop. Connection with Ethernet and ADSL Modem/Router PC connect by LAN1 Laptop by LAN2 PC=DNS Server with 192.168.1.1 Laptop ip = 192.168.1.6 Connect ...
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Can Smart DNS Cause Geo-locked Data to be Streamed Directly from the Web Site to the PC?

On another forum I am having a discussion with someone who claims that a Smart DNS Proxy Server is similar to a VPS SNI Proxy Server with a VPS DNS Server where only streaming media that is not ...
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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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Internet filtering on iPad / DNS lookups

I would like to prevent access to adult websites on iPads by filtering them out. How can I stop people if they know the websites IP ? Allow me to explain a bit further. I have set up OpenDNS's ...
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How to force DNS for specific clients?

I'm running Shibby's Tomato firmware on my ASUS RT-N66U. What I'm trying to do is force OpenDNS IP's for certain clients (i.e. my kids) based on MAC address, while other clients get the router's ...
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OSX 10.8.2 does not use Search Domain

I´m trying to configure search domains on OSX, however with no succes. I configured my search domain for the Wi-FI interface on network preferences, like this: However when trying to resolve any ...
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Google Chrome “Unable to connect to Internet”

Google Chrome has stopped working. I am on a Windows 7 desktop that is connected to the Internet via an ethernet cord ran from my router. Chrome is up to date. Trying to do any searches in Chrome ...
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Google Chrome unable to connect to internet, all other web browsers can

Google Chrome is currently unable to connect to the internet. Other web browsers such as IE can do so without problem. Here is what I have done to troubleshoot: Uninstall/re-install Chrome; Check ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro Can Only Connect to 1 Wireless Network

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 Pro from 8.1 and joining to domain, the laptop in questions would only connect to the wirless network that the Domain and DNS Server were on. The DNS of the Windows ...
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Linux not resolving linux hostnames but does resolve windows hostnames

I have a network of computers, mainly Windows machines on a windows domain. I have 2 Linux machines, which are connected to the network and get their IP's via DHCP from the Windows 2003 server. My ...
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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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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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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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Domain name lookup as another domain name

In Windows (8.1) hosts file contains mappings of IP addresses to host names. For example: 127.0.0.1 example.domain.net What I want to achieve is to map a domain name to another domain ...
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What should I do after changing dns records [migrated]

What should I do to make my domain working, but it is not updating the DNS records after 10 hours. I bought domain from GoDaddy and hosted on a different site, they guided me to alter 2 domains entry ...