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How to set up a .local domain on Linx?

I have multiple nginx virtual hosts all pointing to localhost. Right now they have same name different ports localhost:8080, localhost:8081. Instead I'd like them to have same port different names ...
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1answer
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Cannot reach domain hosted within same private network

I have a website hosted on a home server, accessible from the outside by a domain name I purchased and mapped to my router's IP with help from a dynamic DNS service. The problem is that I cannot ...
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1answer
126 views

DNS server cannot get DNSSEC information

I did the netalyzr test which checks some ports and network configs. The result was strange. It contained a problem with DNSSEC: Only some DNS root server instances returned proper DNSSEC ...
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0answers
23 views

Modem not assigning DNS

I have a ZyXEL P-870H-51A V2 VDSL2 modem. Currently, the modem connects to the internet, but computers require to use a static DNS in order to use it, otherwise they fail to reach a DNS lookup. ...
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1answer
39 views

Computer only accesses the internet when using a static DNS ip

My setup is wall-> Zyxel p-870h-51a VDSL2 modem -> DD-WRT router. The issue is that the modem has connected to the internet, but the computer is unable to. This is resolved if on the individual ...
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1answer
96 views

How to properly obtain the ip ranges of a domain?

In order to shape traffic cheaply, I would like to know the address range of a particular domain, say google.com. First option is to do a reverse dns lookup for a range of ips that are close to the ...
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3answers
188 views

Set up Split-horizon DNS at home

I have some services set up on my computers at home. Currently I use a little script to determine if I'm at home, and if so use a LAN IP, and if not use my router's WAN IP to connect to these ...
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0answers
31 views

Dynamically set DNS based on request url

I am using third-party DNS services to access US netflix content, and it requires me to use their DNS server. Is there a way to set it up so that only request to netflix.com will use their DNS, ...
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1answer
864 views

Active Directory domain in home network - how to add computer

I had used AD domain before, but the domain was set up already, so I do not have much hands-on experience with setting up everything from scratch, and I am still new to networking side of things, so ...
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votes
1answer
341 views

Random DNS errors only when one computer is using one network

I have an issue with my laptop's internet connection. We've got a home network with about 5 computers and ipods, ipads, etc. Among all of these devices, my laptop (Windows 7) seems to be the only one ...
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1answer
307 views

How can I get IP Name Resolution working between XP boxes on LAN?

Before I added an Ooma phone to my home network, I could get to other machines on my network by typing "\dadscomputer\dadsfolder", for instance, if that folder was shared. Now, if I want to do the ...
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votes
1answer
101 views

Can't source IP == destination IP for public IPs in home network?

I'm on a NATed home network (10.0.0.0/8) with my cable modem having public IP 1.1.1.2 and a webserver "www" on the internal network 10.1.10.2 having port 80 forwarded by the cable modem. Now I use ...
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votes
1answer
451 views

websites resolving in browser but not resolving in CLI. Can ping IP but not domain name (unknown host)

Hi guys I'm currently developing using rails and for some reason bundle install is returning the following output Error Bundler::HTTPError during request to dependency API Fetching full source index ...
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1answer
608 views

Two DNS servers, one Windows, one Linux

I've got an issue with my home network - I have a DDWRT router running as a gateway and primary DHCP/DNS Server on 192.168.1.1 and a Windows Server 2008 machine running as a domain controller and ...
4
votes
1answer
474 views

Can only access Internet through IE when connected to home network

I'm trying to figure out a network problem I've picked up on my work Windows XP laptop over the past week or two. Everything was working perfectly until recently. When connected wirelessly to my home ...
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votes
7answers
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Imgur.com is not resolving properly; DNS issue on home network

I don't understand why imgur.com is not resolving on my computer. I have tried Google DNS and it still doesn't work. Neither does the DNS from my broadband provider. However, if I connect over a VPN ...
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votes
3answers
684 views

Unable to connect to computer name other than for file sharing

I have a computer on my network at home called "shuttle" running Win XP Pro. I can connect to this machine's file shares by visiting \\shuttle and it works fine. However, the machine also has a web ...
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3answers
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Is there a good DNS server I can install on Windows 7 for a LAN? [closed]

I have a few computers on my LAN, and now I'm getting tired of remembering the IP addresses all the time, so I would like to start using DNS names on my LAN. I have a heterogeneous network with ...
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2answers
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Why is my wireless router screwing up hostname lookups?

The problem: I have two computers on my wireless network (domain name "serenity", at 192.168.1.1), hostnames "jayne" (Arch Linux, at 192.168.1.108), and "mal" (Mac OS X, at 192.168.1.101). When I try ...
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4answers
5k views

iMac cannot resolve DNS (or find route to host?) for some sites but Windows can?

In my home network I have a couple of Windows based PCs that have no known issues with DNS but with my OSX iMac I have problems resolving a couple of random domains. Some domains that I have problems ...
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2answers
952 views

using computer name with Remote desktop

Hey there, I'm trying to remote control a computer in my home network (workgroup). I don't have an internal DNS server. I want to use the computer name instead of having to type the IP of the ...
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3answers
122 views

Is the DNS feature of Win2k8r2 useful in a home network?

I guess the title says it all. I have the server with the specified OS, and 3 PC's maximum. Can I safely disable the DNS feature in the server?
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4answers
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Accessing Windows from Linux/Mac by name using TCP/IP

What are some solutions to access Windows by its computer name from Linux and Mac using TCP/IP. That is, from terminal I want to be able to ping my Windows PCs using its host name. My setup is: ...
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4answers
222 views

How can I get my home machines to connect to each other via hostname?

I've got a standard Linksys router and a few laptops - mix of Windows Vista and Mac OS X. Shouldn't my router act as a DNS server to resolve hostnames for the machines within my local network? If not, ...
5
votes
4answers
9k views

Host name resolution on a home network

I have several machines (both virtual and physical) in my internal network at home. Currently I have to connect via 1P addresses. The one main machine I connect with to all the other machines is ...
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votes
6answers
1k views

Name reputable dns servers for home use (as alternatives to your ISP's) [closed]

Since it is becoming increasingly common for internet service providers to 'mess' with their dns service (by resolving unknown names to ad pages, etc) or their service is just unreliable, please ...
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10answers
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Running DNS locally for home network

I have a small home network that just got larger ( New roommate, My existing roommate got a laptop (on top of her computer)j, my friends coming over with laptop, etc ). I'd like to run a local DNS ...