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Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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Domain name is not resolving (Can't find: No answer)

I'm having a domain yantdom.com It has valid whois information: Name Server: ns1.myownns.ru Name Server: ns2.myownns.ru And the nameserver it's stored on works fine: $nslookup ...
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How can I direct a query to specific DNS server?

I would like to issue a query to a specific DNS server, whose IP address I know. It doesn't really matter if it's on Windows or *nix. In Windows I can do something like: C:\Documents and ...
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Better than traceroute / nslookup

Im searching for a command that shows all IP addresses that you get in status bar when you connect to site. Example: ebuddy.com, is not ony ebuddy.com, but varnish.ebuddy.com bsvc.ebuddy.com ...
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CNAME records effectively being ignored and overridden by wildcard CNAME record

I recently created the following CNAME record in our public DNS in order to allow our Office 2010 clients to automatically configure themselves for Office 365 (i.e. so we can use autodiscover). ...
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Strange nslookup response

After searching the Internet for what I thought was an easy-to-fix problem, I am still struggling to find the fix. I am trying to find the start-of-authority (SOA) DNS type for any domain (for ...
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Why can't I connect to Google's SMTP server on port 25?

I'm working on an InfoSec exercise, specifically email spoofing. I started by executing the following commands: C:\Users\student>nslookup 6.0.0.10.in-addr.arpa primary name server = ...
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Finding out default DNS in OS X Terminal

When doing "nslookup" on a windows machine you get the address of the default DNS you're using (http://gyazo.com/313d1ad31c1927741aa266fc7f8542fc), but for some reason you don't in OS X ...
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Ping and nslookup work, browsing doesn't

I have a problem with my desktop computer. I can execute ping and nslookup commands but browsing doesn't work well. It takes a very long time to open webpages. I have tried different browsers, ...
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why does nslookup return error 'can't find host'?

On a test VM, I have setup the /etc/hosts to resolve the machine name. Why is it that nslookup is unable to find the server? $hostname foo $hostname -f foo $cat /etc/hosts 10.2.192.62 foo ...
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what does it mean if nslookup and ping fail to resolve a host name but tracert does not?

This problem concerns an internal DNS server that for some reason sometimes fails to resolve the host names of some machines on the network. When it fails to resolve a host name, and this can happen ...
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Windows nslookup: Do reverse DNS lookup in one step?

A lot of times I need to see if a host's reverse DNS matches the A record it's associated with. So, what I do is nslookup superuser.com followed by nslookup 64.34.119.12. Is there a way to get ...
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NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown How to fix it [closed]

I execute NSLOOKUP and see C:>NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown Address: 192.168.1.1 I am guessing that it should be something like C:> nslookup Default Server: ...
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CentOS 6, Webmin, Virtualmin

I have a VPS account running CentOS 6 with 3 IP addresses allocated to it for various SSL certificates. When I do an NSLookup for the IP addresses they resolve and display the wrong name. ...
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DNS does not resolve after VPN

connected remote vpn(random vpn provider) --OK Internet access add to route tables 10.0.0.0/8(lan) to go trough local network gateway ping localnetworkcomputer with ip (10.10.74.48) --OK ...
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OSX - Using different DNS for different network interface

I've an OSX Mountain Lion system and, if it's possible, I need to use different DNS servers for different networks. I'm going to explain my situation: I'm at work. I'm connected to work network (by ...
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Will nslookup work without configuring reverse lookup?

I have empty reverse lookup entries in my active directory DNS server. But nslookup is working fine even if i give "*nslookup ip_address*". How can it resolve the ip_address to Some FQN without ...
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DNS: can't query domain

For some reason I can't query specific domains. Although dig works as it should, nslookup doesn't. home1:/# dig +trace www.capital.gr ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> +trace ...
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Can't connect to the internet on XP - ping works, nslookup doesn't

I'm trying to fix an old laptop running XP, it was all working fine until fairly recently but it will no longer connect to the web (via Chrome, Firefox or IE). I can ping out to the IP address for ...
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Belkin N150 local DNS flakey

I'm having issues connecting to the various devices on my network (Mac-heavy, MBP (thunderbolt, not retina, Lion), Macbook (Late 2007, white, Snow Leopard), iPad (3rd gen, iOS6), Apple TV (2nd gen, ...