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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Linking Domain Names to Port Numbers

I have a [game] server (CentOS) that has about 10 used ports. For one game in particular, I have 2 servers: a private one and a public one. The IP for them is the same, so to differentiate between ...
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How Should I point My DNS Records to My own Website

I have recently purchased a domain name from ZnetLive.com I want to know, what can I do with my domain to make it point towards my website? To be precise: ** I have a wordpress account. I want ...
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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 do I do a public domain redirect to a subdomain of the primary domain on my local computer on Mac El Capitan?

A bit more detail: lets say I have the following domains that I do not have DNS control over (they are just public websites) www.example.com sub.example.com If there is a way, how could I get my ...
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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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How can I point a domain name registered with network solutions to a subfolder in godaddy?

Short story, I'm temporarily hosting a site on godaddy. I stuck the site in a subfolder (www.mysite.com/hostedsite). Now, I'm trying to get the domain name registered with network solutions to point ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Register existing domain name to dedicated server

I have a dedicated server which has Ubuntu installed and also I have a domain name. I want to register this domain name for my dedicated server host but I couldn't do that. What is the steps for this? ...
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Is a DNS allowed to reply with different IP than the one stated at the records in the domain name registrar?

Is a DNS allowed to reply with a different IP than the one stated at the records in the domain name registrar? I am especially interested in the case where the DNS is provided by an ISP.
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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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Is it possible to CNAME to a youtube profile?

Just wondering if there is a way to CNAME to a youtube profile? I've tried a CNAME to a subdomain that auto redirects to youtube, but that's not working (i know it's convoluted, unfortunately due to ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Laptop unable to detect that it is on the domain network when it is physically on the network

A user's laptop (windows 8.1) is unable to detect that it is on the domain network when it is in the office, hence is unable to connect to domain based resources like the printer though he can access ...
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Transfer all my GoDaddy domains at once to another provider

I wanted to know if it's possible to transfer all my domains currently managed by GoDaddy to another provider at once somehow. I have transferred a couple of domains in the past, and it's always a bit ...
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Configure browser to accept cookie under public suffix list

Background: I am setting up a 2 websites, published to azure that will share the same cookie for authentication. Because of this, the two websites will need to be under the same domain. We ...
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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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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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Website live: some clients get a 404 response. Why and where from?

I have a website on the web. Published and it's OK on most computers. However, some computers always get a 404 response. Why? I am no expert in what relates to networks and stuff but I imagined the ...