In Information Technology, a domain can refer to any number of things. At its core it refers to a general area in which a specific type of data exists. Under internet terminology, domain refers to a realm of control on the internet. Under networking terminology, a domain can refer to a group of ...

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Wondering about domain types

This may sound like a noob question, but I was playing with Windows Server, and setting up a "domain". During the set up it asks for a fully qualified domain name. I'm not entirely sure what to put ...
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Explanation of various domain name records? [closed]

At the time of hosting, normally we just change name servers in the domain control panel. It's fine if both mail and web servers are the same. When they're different, we need to change the DNS ...
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Forcing login with AD credentials on OSX

So I successively joined some Mac computers (OSX 10.8) to our AD domain, but I cant figure out how to force users to log in through the domain credentials. Suppose the local user before joining to the ...
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What happens to the metro screen when I join Windows 8 PC to a domain?

Most companies have domains and all PCs there will be connected to these domains. Most of these domains do not offer internet connectivity or limited connectivity for security or other reasons. What ...
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Staying anonymous while hosting your site?

I don't mean anonymous surfing. I mean hosting and having your own domain and such. The reason is that my blog is about religious/political topics which may cause me trouble in the future. This is ...
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Block site on a PC logged into a domain and using a proxy

I read lot of posts related with blocking sites. Most of the posts says to edit hosts file. I know it is a good method. But this one is not working for me. Can you guess what is the issue by ...
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How to get user information Mac?

How would I get user information from a Mac such as user domain, etc. through a Terminal command? I've tried dscl as well as dscacheutil, but they don't really have what I'm looking for. I was ...
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How to enable Username resolution in Outlook 2010

Let's say you want to send an Email to Bob Dilan. In Outlook 2007, if you already sent a mail to Bob Dilan in the past, you could just type dilab, if dilab is his actual username on the domain. In ...
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Can I monitor a local unix domain socket like tcpdump?

I'd like to monitor responses on a unix socket without disturbing the original connections and pipe them to a script for processing. I know how to do this with tcpdump for tcp connections but I ...
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changing scheduled task user with same rights gives error result

We are successfully running scheduled tasks on a windows 2003 server. The tasks are all executed batch files that are physically on a different server on the network. We use a domain admin user (so ...
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Some Domain Clients unable to access certain websites

I have a small domain around 20 clients with a 2003 R2 SP2 DC. Most of my clients can browse the internet freely and dont have a problem. However a couple are reporting problems accessing certain ...
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Is it possible to link a domain to my server without a DNS?

I have a local server that I'd like to link to a domain without setting it up through DNS. Is this possible? Sorry if I sound dumb, but what does a DNS server do exactly? Why not just link the ...
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Accessing website on port of machine in Domain

I have a sharepoint machine called monkeyface in our domain. If I go to any browser and type in http://monkeyface/ I get the website as planned. I have a dev site on port 1000. If I open ...
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Not able so send mails to custom domains

I have setup the MX (Mail Exchanger) in GoDaddy appropriately as shown below to work with gmail for my www.thecloudavenue.com domain account. But when when someone sends an email to ...
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Subdomain redirects to main domain

I'm currently working on a site which uses a subdomain. The subdomain works fine for everybody, every device and every browser I've ever tried, except for Firefox on my computer. My computer is a dual ...
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Can domain hacks (ex .lr, .pt) be seized if the intended use is outside of country policy? [closed]

I wanted to register a url, it's either going to end in .lr or .pt (I haven't decided.) I was apprehensive that since my website has no intent in promoting or representing Libera - .lr (I don't even ...
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How to find all domains containing specific string

I want to know which different pedia's exist. I want a list of all registered domains, which end with pedia.org, pedia.com or pedia.info, (e.g WIKIpedia.org or Anotherpedia.info).
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Domain network - DC cannot access Internet (nor can clients when wired-only)

I am not well versed in networking in general but went ahead and attempted to convert my home workgroup in a domain. The domain controller (Win Server 2008) shows no errors in dcdiag, and machines can ...
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Custom domains and nameservers

What prevents me from setting up my own name server, and registering any domain I want, with whatever TLD I can come up with? For example http://i.am.too.cool/ and http://dont.dis.my.examples/?
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Windows domain computer “roaming”

So lets say i was setting up a network for a home situation in which 15+ people lived. the residents of the home could not afford to buy 15 computer so they bought ~8 or so laptops to be shared. if ...
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Logging in using VPN in Windows 8

Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my work laptop. I have configured my VPN connection (PPTP) like I had in Windows 7, but for some reason, I cannot find out where to select that I want to ...
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How to set domain if differ from SIP server?

I have server name differs from SIP account's domain name (in SIP the domain name is just a user group and may not coincide with DNS name). I see no "domain" field in Jitsi account configuration. ...
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Print on both sides (duplex printing) by default in Excel 2010

Every time when I create new a document and Print using Ctrl + P, it sets the default to Print on one side. How can I change this option to Print on both sides by default? Also, if possible: how can ...
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Do registration of corporate domain and individual domain differ? [closed]

Is there such a thing as business domain registration that differs from individual domain registration?
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How to run a mail server at home?

Is it possible to set up a mail server at home, if all I know is basic cable and Internet? Let's say I have domain XYZ.com, which points to a hosting service. Can I configure that to redirect all ...
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Pointing a domain name to my home server on a port other than port 80 [closed]

I have an application running on my home server on port say 8050. After registering my domain , how do I point it to my static IP. Right now I am using http://XX.XXX.XXX.XX:8050/ How do I make the ...
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Does the administrator of my own email domain have access to my emails? [closed]

I took the help of someone to build my own email domain. He is maintaining the domain and has the admin rights. Will he also get to know the content of all my emails if he wants to? If I want to ...
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Whois Response issues

Ok trying to work this out and getting confused. I am using the whois command and getting responses from the registrar server ie : whois google.com this returns for the expirys : Created ...
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DNS options for my local network

I have two domains services.xxxxxxx.com and www.xxxxxxxx.com being hosted on two different machines on my local network and rather than using port forwarding I would rather have all traffic for each ...
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Logging into domain but not able to search it?

For what I've been reading in several similar questions, it seems to me that this is actually a featured designed to work in the way that I'm seeing it, but part of it still does not seem right. So, ...
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How to run a dns server on a home network?

I have a typical home network. Cable modem connects to router, everything else connects to that router. I have manually assigned IP addresses to MAC addresses of the various devices that connect to ...
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Which TLD's require TCP access to the nameserver?

Has anybody got a list of all TLD's which require and only allow nameservers with TCP enabled? Our ISP who provides our nameservers, only supports adding domains for UDP answers to their ...
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How does DynamicDNS act immediately?

My understanding of the core functionality of DNS is to provide a naming/mapping service between domain names (e.g. blah-whatever.com) and IP addresses (e.g. 100.2.3.4). Furthermore, my understanding ...
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DNS Lookup for website fails on PC

I have a website www.abc.com (example) that has the IP (Example: 66.166.291.23). The website is not opening the home page on my PC by typing www.abc.com, but is running fine on all other machines of ...
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DNS forwarding settings: Can I use a DNS name server as target of A entry?

I have a site hosted on Webhostingpad and my domain is registered on Godaddy. In my account at Godaddy I have it set to use the Webhostingpad name servers: NS1.WEBHOSTINGPAD.COM and ...
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Samba domain controller: remove 1 Windows client

my domain is controlled by a Samba domain controller running on openSUSE 11.3. It manages other openSUSE boxes and some Windows 7 boxes. Now one harddisk of a Windows 7 computer crashed and I had to ...
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Windows 7 Slow to Load When not on Domain Network

We've recently setup a new domain on our office network and joined all laptops to it. When I log onto Windows 7 while plugged into the network, I pass the logon screen and the Welcome screen within ...
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Outlook 2010 “forgets” password

I am running Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 Pro x64 on a domain. Outlook is connecting to exchange, and the username and password should be pulled from my logon credentials. The problem is, about every ...
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Contents of network share won't refresh without restart?

We have network shares on a machine running Small Business Server 2008. All domain users have access to this share, and a batch script maps it to the T: drive upon logging into Windows. One user is ...
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What are network domains?

When I log in at work, I am on NT.xyz.com domain. But work on my project, via Linux, has to be through project.xyz.com. I can navigate to project.xyz.com via Windows Explorer, after authenticating, ...
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How to solve NXDOMAIN error on my mac?

I have a blog and I recently moved to another hosting company. I have two laptops, a sony vaio and a macbook pro. I have noticed that I can access my blog only from the sony vaio. Using terminal on ...
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Issues in DNS Records [closed]

My Domain is megafollowtwitter.com I have changed DNS Records in GoDaddy.com 1st Nameserver : ns3779.hostgator.com 2nd Nameserver : ns3780.hostgator.com Server IP : 50.97.104.98 Now, ...
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Hooking domain to home server (WinServer2008) with specific port

Alright, I'm asking two things here. First of all, if i purchase a domain let's say myhomeserver.com, am I able to make the default port go through a different port instead of the default port 80? ...
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I'm replacing some coworkers' old (Win XP) PCs with new ones (Win 7). They only login via the network domain. Will all files/settings transfer?

So, four coworkers of mine are getting new Windows 7-installed machines to replace their ancient Windows XP ones. All of these users login to the (Windows Server 2003) domain for mail and files, etc., ...
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How to get on the internet without going through domain

My personal laptop is not on my company's domain, but I can take it to work and get on the internet just fine and go wherever I want on the internet. My work laptop is on the company domain and is ...
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How can you give 2 virtual servers the same name in the same domain?

We had 3 laptops each having a vmware biztalk enviroment. this runs on a server 2008 and we used our doamin account to log in to them. all three virtual machines had the same name biztalkdev. and ...
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run logon script per any logon in Windows

Currently I have a logon.bat script that runs when users logon to a computer with their domain account. The problem is only users with the logon script specified in their profile (user's properties -> ...
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Google AppEngine with custom domain [closed]

I am trying to map my (naked) domain to an app. I found this: I'd like to map my app to http://myurl.com (also known as a naked domain). Due to recent changes, Google App Engine no longer supports ...
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“The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” while configuring Primary Domain Controller

I want to configure the Primary Domain Controller (PDC). But, when I input user name and password in the domain, a dialog is shown: The specified domain either does not exist or could not be ...
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Can I manage my own domain using a web sever at home without having a static IP address using NO-IP?

I have purchased my own domain in GoDaddy. I have a server at home, Windows Server 2008 R2 to be specific. I do not have a static IP address, however I have created an account in No-IP, have the DUC ...