A domain name is a string that defines a realm of authority on the Internet, generally representing an Internet Protocol resource.

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Where can I migrate a ccTLD to?

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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Windows 7: Local Domain

I'm setting up a local(LAN) web server using Windows 7 ULTIMATE and XAMPP. Is it possible to setup a local domain where the computers in my network can access the server on visiting ...
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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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Use of Topological Sort in Domain Name Server

Is there any application of Topological Sort in Domain Name Server? I've been asking myself whether there is any use of it, in Web Servers to resolve Server Redirection?
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wordpress working by domain name but not by ip

I am having a hard time with a wordpress, if I am accessing it by moneythehardway.com it does display everything properly. But if I am trying to access by 37.59.126.247/money it does display with ...
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Using Firefox's “awesome” bar to search strings with periods? [duplicate]

I was a Google Chrome user for a while, and that browser was pretty smart about figuring out whether something is a domain name (e.g. date.com) or something I want to google for (e.g. DateTime.Parse). ...
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2 domains pointing to the same folder maintaining the requested domain's url

I need to point 2 domains to the same folder in my vps. I have read many questions here on SE and in other places. So I tried to do it this way: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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why difference while using the whois tool?

I just used the whois to see how it works and i searched for a URL, every thing was right but there was a little confusion that when i searched the same url with and without "www" it showed two ...
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Correct domain name for a home desktop Linux machine

I have several machines running Debian, and during install, I left the domain name field blank. This hasn't affected anything so far, but I'm curious what the correct thing to set that field to is if ...
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How to point domain and subdomain to dedicated server using IP address?

I have dedicated server with 1and1 and domain name with godaddy. To point my domain to my server i just pointed my dedicated server IP using "A" RECORD (at godaddy) and didn't change anything like ...
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On what domain my computer is working?

I am using my institute's LAN and I wanted to use Remote Desktop Connection app to connect to a friend's laptop on the same network. I have his IP address but do not have Domain Name and actually I ...
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Can't access web domain on Win7 PC, how to find what is causing the block?

I've got a Win7 PC and when I try to hit a particular web domain I get a generic "network could not connect" issue. I know that the link and domain work properly because I can hit it on other ...
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How to configure postfix Ubuntu with a tk domain

I have a free my.tk domain and I want to send emails with it using postfix running on my Ubuntu server. Please look at the my.dot.tk website and post a step by step tutorial on how to configure ...
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Pointing my domain name to a subdomain on another site

I've got a new domain name (matprichardson.co.uk), and I'd like to set it up so that when users visit it uses hosting and displays the pages at mat.2toria.com. I've tried forwarding, but this didn't ...
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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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Domain name is not appearing in “work network”.Instead it displays “Network 9” [duplicate]

I have configured isc-dhcp-server and provided a domain name "anbu.com" along with the IP addresses and other details. My Windows 7 client got its IP address from the DHCP server. In the Network name, ...
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Registering a domain with domain privacy (whois): safe and secure way? [closed]

I need to register a domain to sell an apartment. I hope to host the Ad online. The Ad will have photographs of the locality, but no worthwhile personal info barring an e-mail address. It'll be ...
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Map ip and port to domains

I started 3 different java applications in a single machine. Here follows the url my applications http://ip1:8084/application1 http://ip1:8085/application2 http://ip1:80/application3 Here the ...
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Wrong IP address returned from domain registered at No-IP

I want to connect a client and a server through the internet (using C++ and winsock2), so I registered a domain name for the server on No-IP, so that the client could determine it's IP address without ...
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How can I point my domain to a host without turning over the nameservers?

I have a domain name on GoDaddy, and a site hosted on Network Solutions. Not my choices -- I'm helping out a family member who already has that arrangement. Currently, the domain's nameserver records ...
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How do I access subdirectories from a URL Frame

I'm using Namecheap as my registrar, and I'm hosting my page with Microsoft Azure using a linux instance. The page is hosted at <mysite>.cloudapp.net. If I change the CNAME www record within ...
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Generic Top Level Domains: are they catching on yet at all?

Is anyone buying ".club", ".today", ".cool" etc? Is there any way of finding out statistics to watch when one of these begins to approach mainstream use rather than just being a novelty as they most ...
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Is there any way to access many services from the same port?

To clarify: I am running apache on port 80 of course. I am also running DynMap on the same server. Is there any way to make it so that I can access it through port 80, or do i simply have to open the ...
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Is it possible to host your own website without a static ip address?

If I set up a DNS server with BIND, does that effect this scenario ? (I'm under the impression that it does) Again I'm under the impression that If I set up a DNS server then I can put up an apache ...
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Ubuntu server - How to make a domain point to it

I have a domain registered on Namecheap that I've used long ago, but my question is, how do I make that domain point to my ubuntu server, running on an old laptop at my house?
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Can my domain name get more expensive? [closed]

This may sound like a strange question but I am wondering if I buy a domain name for, let's say, 10$ for 1 year and during that year it becomes very popular attracting lots of visitors. At the end ...
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Redirect my domain to URL

I want to redirect my domain for example.com to a URL like http://www.jotform.me/form/3xxxxxxxxx8 . I don't have any host I just have a domain. How could I do it?
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Why is whois data not available for some sites?

I am trying to check the whois details for a site uq.oz.au and not able to find any data. I have tried multiple whois engines. Could someone let me know why this is the case? Shouldn't registration ...
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How do I determine DNS domain ownership authoritatively?

There seem to be various "hacks" that sort of try to confirm domain ownership (e.g. see Google's list), but it appears to me that they usually verify something else, even if closely related. For ...
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how to use use local nameservers with public domain?

I am testing a dynamic configuration of a nameserver on my local machine. I have a public domain (example.com) that I was trying to point its NS records to my private DNS but my registar does not ...
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Security of domain bought through Google apps

I have recently heard of many security flaws in go daddy accounts. I have bought a domain through Google Apps but they use go daddy as their registrar. I was wondering whether this means I have an ...
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Is 'localhost' considered fully qualified?

In the absence of a domain name, is the name localhost considered fully qualified? Or is localhost always considered unqualified? $ hostname --fqdn debian-q500 $ ping debian-q500 PING debian-q500 ...
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Accessing domain control panel at yahoo

A friend of mine purchased a domain name about 8-9 years ago. Time came to switch hosts and change DNS settings, but we can't find where the control panel now is. Where I thought the panel is (it is ...
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IDN-aware Windows command line WHOIS utility

I use Mark Russinovich's excellent whois.exe to perform WHOIS queries from the command prompt in Microsoft Windows. This works very well, but it does not handle IDNs. For instance, if I try to check ...
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Should I register for one.alpha.example.com if I have alpha.example.com?

Say I have an IP registered with domain name alpha.example.com, and a server on this IP. Now I want to run multiple web sites on this server. What should I do to serve one.alpha.example.com and ...
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How to check if a domain is “alive” or “parked” from command line?

If some domain name becomes stale, it usually still replies to HTTP requests with some bunches of useless links, sometimes even without an explicit "This domain is expired/for sale" message instead of ...
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How to stop url re-direct to your server

Let's assume I own a domain www.abcd.com Someone else owns a domain www.wxyz.com Someone else is pointing all requests of his domain (www.wxyz.com) to my domain www.abcd.com Is there any way I ...
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Best domain registration setup

What would be the best way to go about getting a domain name for a home server behind a DSL modem and router, hosting IMAP email, ftp, Jabber IM, web, and calDav? Also, how would I go about setting up ...
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Access to the .co Zone File?

Not sure if SuperUser is the right place to ask this, feel free to move accordingly. I've been looking for how/where to get access to the complete .co zone file, but so far I only found a couple of ...
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Apache james email server on EC2 (domain name mapping)

I have Amazon EC2 (windows) instance which hosts Tomcat & Apache James mail server. James works fine on EC2 locally (I have created a domain and updated etc/hosts file to mimic domain. Using ...
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How to get my Ubuntu server a domain name

I just got my Ubuntu server up and running on ssh:22 and apache:8. Everything is working inside and outside my home network, and I'm ready to assign a domain name. Now I am wondering if anyone knows ...
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New domain not working on computer that purchased it

I recently purchased a domain name from Hover.com for my website. My nameservers have updated and everyone can access the site... except me. Friends from across the US, local friends, other ...
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DNS record types: URL, CURL, HINFO, MBOXFW

When setting the DNS for a domain name I normally use A, CNAME, and MX. NS is set automatically. There is TXT, which is just an info field for custom values like SPF. Wikipedia has the following ...
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Is it possible to host a website in one server and host emails with this domain on another server?

I have 2 servers, one with hostgator and a second one which is much faster. I would like to use the server on Hostgator for Email and the other one (which is faster) for the website. For what I've ...
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What would happen if I set up a host named 'com' on a local network?

According to Wikipedia, fully qualified host names end with a trailing period. Jonathan de Boyne-Pollard writes in No, that dot in the domain name of the URL is not a mistake (emphasis mine): ...
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How do I get gmail on my own domain? [closed]

I have my own domain registered and the MX records targeting my own server. Having setup some smtp software, I have my own mail service. Since I rather have gmail, I was wondering how I can get the ...
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How do I redirect a domain to another domain locally?

My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 10.20.7.67 testsitealpha.dev othersite.dev testsitebeta.dev The first two work. The last one doesn't. Why not? How do I make it ...
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Conf file for VHosts not working

Trying to set up a multi-site in drupal and use my.conf file in /etc/httpd/conf.d to set the names of virtual hosts PROBLEM I am having is getting a new domain name to direct to the drupal folder ...
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Smart domain-masking, redirection or forwarding

I rent a domain name, lets say MyFakeDomain.com (using GoDaddy, if it matters) and I rent a shared hosting that gave me an ugly url, lets say ugly.long-url.123456789.com (1and1.com, if it matters.) ...
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Map internet name to a machine on my network

I have a domain and a WWW server within my network. I have one public address and running NAT on a router. Server is naturally port-forwarded. Let's say my domain is kitet.com so when anyone on the ...