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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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 do I change my windows domain password from Mac OS X?

Macs work well in Windows corporate environments, but a lot of companies require you to change your password after a period of time (3 months for example). How do you change your Windows domain ...
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Windows Domain Authentication with Firefox

We have many internal web sites on our domain: a.blah.com b.bhah.com c.blah.com IE authenticates automatically using the currently signed in domain user but fire fox pops up a login box, sometimes ...
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How Is It Possible To Send Email Under Our Domain Name

Spammers or someone is sending emails using our domain. The emails are from a user we didn't create called regeniaberry67a@ourdomain.com.au. The email is to regeniaberry@ubtanet.com. The ...
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What is the “Search Domains” field for in the tcp/ip DNS settings control panel/preference pane for?

On Mac OS X, if you go to System Preferences -> Network -> Advanced -> DNS on the left is an area where DHCP DNS resolvers show up, or you can enter in your own to override any that your router is ...
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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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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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Domain goes to localhost

I have a domain named ejn.nu. On some computers and networks, it sends the user to localhost when it should send the user to my server. When i do "ping", it shows the correct ip for my server and when ...
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How can I add a search domain in Windows 7?

How can I add a search domain in Windows 7? For example, if I typed mail into a URL, it'd automatically add .google.com when I hit Enter. On my Mac, this is equivalent to going into my network ...
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How can I find out which user groups my domain user belongs to? [duplicate]

Running Windows 7 on my work PC, how can I check which groups I am a part of on the domain from my PC? I know how to check the local groups using MMC (Microsoft Management Console), just not the ...
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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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How can I tell if my domain is on an email blacklist?

All of a sudden, emails I send to my wife's Gmail account are getting rejected as spam: Message rejected. Please visit http://www.google.com/mail/help/bulk_mail.html to review our Bulk Email ...
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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 to delay Windows 7 autologon, so that the Domain will be available?

The registry mods here for setting a Windows 7 AutoAdminLogon on a Domain worked beautifully, except: The submission of username and password is before the domain server is available to authenticate ...
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How to set up multiple websites on a server with one static IP?

I have a server which has one static IP address (let's say it's x.x.x.x). How can I set up multiple websites on this server? What I can think of is creating multiple website and publish them through ...
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Firefox adding www when trying to resolve a domain

I'm trying to reach api.example.com, but when I do Firefox says: Couldn't resolve server www.api.example.com What is going on? Why is Firefox adding the www by itself? It works fine in Chrome, ...
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Why don't TLDs resolve?

Why aren't there any services on TLDs? Is there any particular reason there aren't websites at http://org/ or http://com/ ? It seems like it would be the ideal place to put information about the ...
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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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Should I get all the available TLD's for my chosen domain name? [closed]

I have found a good domain name I like for a project of mine. Should I buy just the .com or do you think it is a good idea to buy all the available TLD's? Like .net, .org, .info etc
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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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Wallpaper in Windows 7 locked down by domain group policy?

So I am in a situation where my wallpaper is locked to a specific image on my work computer via group policy. I can't change it via the Personalization settings since it is grayed out and says it has ...
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Getting a free SSL certificate for a subdomain [closed]

I have a sub domain from no-ip.org. I would like to get a free SSL certifcate for my domain. Is this even possible to do for a subdomain and if so what are my options?
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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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Removing old domain user files from local machine

How do I delete old domain user files from local machine. Like the ones in: C:\Users\Documents and Settings\ Because it will leave some stuff in the registry as well. Is there a proper way to ...
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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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How does the Roaming folder work?

Am I understanding the Roaming folder correctly (C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming)? When I log out from the domain on my PC, it copies everything into the "domain cloud" so to speak. Then when I log ...
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How can different domain sellers sell the same domain?

When I go to two different sites that both offer domains I can buy the same domain at both websites. Doesn't that mean they both own the same domain?
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how to hide public ip adress on irc channel

I have public ip address (for example 77.77.77.222). When somebody type /who on irc channel he sees: Linkas@77.77.77.222 How can I hide under a domain? For example Linkas@mydomain.tk
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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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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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Re-joining a computer to domain

I have a problem with a Windows 7 PC that had been a member of the domain. When I try to logon to this PC with domain credentials I get a message similar to The trust relationship between this ...
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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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Is it possible to disable the cache in Firefox on a per-domain basis?

I'm finding that when deploying changes to a web server running on my local machine, even Ctrl+F5 doesn't always get an un-cached copy of the page. I'd really like to be able to turn off caching for ...
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How to logon to a non-domain computer from one in a domain

I've met a rather annoying problem that should be very simple, but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a work laptop that is part of a domain, so my username is foobar\bob. I also have my home ...
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How to remotely find out a linux hostname without the use of DNS?

If I want to find out how the hostname of a remote linux machine on my LAN is, how can I achieve this given I don't have access via SSH etc.? Probably depends if linux is part of a WINS domain I ...
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Changing user password logged in as Admin

I forgot my Windows XP password to logon to my laptop. My username is on the "Office" domain for work. When I logon as the Administrator I have to logon to the local domain "This computer". How do I ...
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Windows 7 Credential manager and accessing SQL Server from outside of the domain

My SQL Server is set to use Windows authentication. If I am connected to the domain directly from my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine, SQL Management Studio (SSMS) will let me authenticate with Windows ...
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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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Does Windows 7 re-enable Windows Firewall after removing from domain?

We have the following GPO's configured for our default domain policies: Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Windows Firewall with Advanced Security\Domain Profile ...
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Using Remote Desktop, connect to a Windows 7 domain user account without first logging on locally?

I have a dell laptop (henceforth we'll call this the server) running Windows 7 Enterprise. The server is part of my company's domain. My primary user account is a domain account. When I am at home ...
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Is there any reverse whois service? [closed]

Can I get a list of all registered domains for a specific person/company?
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How to interpret output of nmblookup -A

The command nmblookup -A IP_address returns, according to the man page, a node status query on this address. A typical output is: Looking up status of 192.168.253.101 HPB4B52F0559C2 ...
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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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Reassociating profile with domain

I have a Windows 7 machine that has been part of a Windows 2003 SBS domain for well over a year now. When I arrived back to work today from about two weeks off, I powered up my machine and tried to ...
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Auto Relogon after remote access by admin

I see this article about auto login when joined to a domain. Windows 7 Automatic Login when on a Domain I have a similar scenario. But there is an occasion when a user may want to log on remotely and ...
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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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Login as user “Administrator” vs. “.\Administrator”

I'm using Remote Desktop to log in to a remote machine. What is the difference between specifying .\ before the username, and not? For example: Username = Administrator and Username = ...
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Can't access websites with .me domain

I can't seem to access sites that end in .me, like about.me or flavors.me Every other website seems to work fine, but I just can't access those particular ones. I'm on Starbucks wifi, so I don't know ...
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When Removing a computer from a Domain, will I lose access to the previous user

I have a computer which was joined to a domain. That domain no longer exists. I've learned that its' fairly straight forward to remove the domain association from the computer (and I do know I need ...
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Difference between domain Forest name and DNS name?

In Windows, a domain can have: forest name (e.g. avatopia.com) dns name (e.g. avatopia.com) NetBios name (e.g. AVATOPIA) What is the differene between a forest name and a dns name? i how how ...