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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I want to register edu domain [on hold]

I am from India and I want to register an .edu domain for a college located in India, but I'm unable to do that. I tried on several sites to search this domain and on every site they give the same ...
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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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Make my system to resolve a domain name locally

Is there a way to change our website address into a domain name. E.g - I am creating a intranet and just copying the server IP and port everywhere to open the web page. It looks odd to copy pasting ...
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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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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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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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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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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Looking at the content this seems to be a Chinese site and I immediately feared the worst re viruses/malware. Then I checked the whois record and ...
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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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Domain name search (trying to find a site whose URL I forgot) [closed]

The title pretty much says it all. What I have is a word, say 'frak', and a country code top-level domain and I'd like to search all the domains in that ccTLD in hopes of finding the site I'm looking ...
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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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Is the example.com in @example.com the domain name?

I noticed that gmail.com redirects to mail.google.com, is this because Google bought the domain and redirected it for people who made this assumption or is it because you can assign email addresses to ...
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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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How to have a different hostname to the fqdn?

I have a server with fqdn git.mydomain.com (this is in DNS) but I don't really want the machine to have git as its hostname. It might not be clear exactly what I want. Or maybe I don't really ...
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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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With Windows 7 how to access a network with an other domain name?

I want to access my company's internal network from my home (on a PC running WIndows 7). I received configuration details to use with OpenVPN and connected successfully (according to OpenVPN log). I ...
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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 we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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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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Purpose of LAN Domain?

What is the purpose of creating a domain name for your LAN? I'm using DD-WRT on my router and assigned local.moofz.com as the LAN domain. I setup Apache HTTP servers on two of the computers on my LAN ...
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Have domain name point to different IP on different port

If I have a domain name, can I have it point to a specific IP for port 80 for a website, and a different IP for, lets say, a Minecraft server? Lets say I have a domain called "foo.com". The website ...
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Difference between host name and domain name

What's the difference between Hostname and Domain name? especially in regards to NIC Could someone please elaborate with examples as this concept is a little confusing
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Can't set “example.com” as a CNAME record?

I'm currently running a server at home, but I have a dynamic IP. So I subscribed to a dynamic dns service(dlinkddns.com). I made all the correct settings in my own network, and the ip updates ...
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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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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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How to stop firefox from mangling domain names?

When I type in http://example/ firefox rewites the url to http://www.example.com/. Is there any way to fix this behavior without recompiling firefox? I suspect something in about:config will help, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...