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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How to back up gmail to my computer?

I am using gmail as a part of Google Apps for Domains. I'd like to back up all my email. I've tried setting up IMAP in Thunderbird and it works reasonably well (except it times out way too much, ...
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How to migrate local user to domain user?

I have a local user on my laptop. My company is migrating to a domain setup and I want to migrate the local user to a domain user, with all the settings (desktop, Start menu, programs) intact. How can ...
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Run web site from home

I want to set up the web server at my home. I already have registered for the domain name. I do not want to use hosting services. How should I set up the Apache and the settings with the registrar of ...
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Who owns all domains? [closed]

I know some sites like GoDaddy and such sell domains. Where do they get these domains from? Is there somebody who sold all the domains originally. The internet is free and isn't owned by anybody. ...
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Can I create a DNS domain for local use?

Is there a way for me to assign a domain name to a computer's local IP address, not for use with people outside the network? Preferably with no need to buy said domain. A example would to use ...
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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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Any command line tool checking windows domain password?

Does Windows provide a command line utility that lets me check a domain user's password? It is sufficient that the utility returns success(0) if I provide a matching domain user name and password. ...
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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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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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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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Adding a domain alias in ISPConfig

ISPConfig 3 has the option to add Alias Domains in the menu under the Sites tab. The challenge is I do not understand 2 of the fields that I have to supply: Redirect Type (what is this?) Options: - ...
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Why can't I access my own web server from my local network?

I have a web server in my home network and I'm using ZoneEdit for dynamic DNS. It's accessible perfectly to everyone outside of my local network, but since I switched to a Gateway 2Wire DSL ...
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Use runas with a domain account on a non-domain machine in Windows 2k/XP/Vista/7

My Windows 7 computer is on LAN in an intranet with a Windows domain, but it is not a member of that domain. However, I need to run some applications under domain accounts while I'm logged on locally ...
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Block domain, website, without waiting for localhost (hosts)

There is a related question here. I can use Administrator, install extra software, whatever needs to be done. My problem is: I can't block websites entirely. Like in AdBlock Plus, you add a rule ...
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copied user profile, now get “cannot access device…appropriate permissions” on system files

I'm running a Windows 7 x64 desktop. I had to replace my domain controller after losing the old one without a backup, so when I created a new domain user, of course, the system sees it as a different ...
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When registering a domain, which extentions should be avoided? [closed]

I'm planning to register few domains for my own portfolio, a personal blog and another for a side business. Ideally I would like to get all domains ending in .com, but if I am unable to do so, is the ...
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How to determine whether computer is on Domain from event logs?

I have spent a short period of time in an office recently, and I was able to dump the event logs on to a USB drive. There are only XP Pro machines in the office. Is it possible that there is a ...
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Always open specific domains in a different browser from Firefox

I would like to force specific domains (say facebook or twitter) to always open in Chrome instead of Firefox which is my default browser. There is an extension called "Open With" which can be used to ...
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Second domain (and name server), single IP

I have a Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7 computer at home that has a static IP. A while back I've purchased a domain and have set the registrars DNS servers IP, so that the hostname resolves to my IP. ...
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Is a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup) and a Windows Vista Domain compatible?

Can a Windows 7 computer connect to a Windows Vista domain? Can a Windows Vista computer connect to a Windows 7 homegroup(workgroup)?
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Can you share a LAN printer from a Windows 7 homegroup to a Windows Vista domain?

I have a work laptop computer at home running Windows Vista that is on work domain group that it uses when it connects to a work VPN. The laptop is on a local LAN that has a connection to the ...
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Virtual Network using Hyper-V

I'm having some issues creating a virtual network using hyper-v. Right now I have PC1 as a Domain controller, it's running the domain D1. All I did was setup Active Directory Domain Services and ...
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How to get the IP of the computer, of searches in my google account? [closed]

How do I get the IP of the computer that made researches in my google account, which was recorded in history that is accessed through my google account? Thanks so much!
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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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Why common two IP addresses for two nameservers in one server

In this common case: ns1.domain.com: IP1 ns2.domain.com: IP2 What I know the two IP addresses used like if one unreachable, the other will use as a secondary choice and user still can access the ...