Questions tagged [domain-name]

A domain name is a string that defines a realm of authority on the Internet, generally representing an Internet Protocol resource.

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Can one zone file contain multiple domains?

I know a DNS server can manage multiple zone files. But can a zone file manage multiple domains? Or each domain must be put in a separated zone file? Those shared hosting companies use a pair of name ...
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Changing domain name - major security issue

I'm considering changing my domain name, which I've had for the past ~5 years, for a couple of reasons: Prices have gone up nearly 50% of the tld I'm using. I want to switch to .com During the years ...
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How to Google Search - limit results on specific domain extension?

Is it possible to make a search which limits the search results to specific domains only i.e. .org (or any specific) extension? Years ago, I remembered it was possible...
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How do services like Firebase and Now from ZEIT generate domains?

When you deploy a web app or site to Firebase or ZEIT Now they give you a generated domain. They give an option to add a custom domain if you want it: https://firebase.google.com/docs/hosting/custom-...
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Error in named-checkzone: DNS zone error:( out of zone) has no addresses records (A or AAAA)

I have the same issue as in Error in named-checkzone. I have cross-checked my zone file and they are properly formatted FQDN. I checked the zone file using : :/etc/bind$ sudo named-checkzone ...
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Shared E-mail Domain Name

This topic is at the fringe of my wheelhouse, and I'm having trouble getting a clean answer, or figuring out where to look and what question to ask. Is it possible to have multiple email systems ...
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How to search registered domain names without giving away the domain name

I want to search registered domain names without giving out the search terms to a domain name registrar. I need a trustworthy RPC database not an income-seeking company. Any ideas?
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When a region or a country blocks a website, is domain IP address blocked or does domain resolution on their DNS server not happen?

I'm trying to access a certain website which has been blocked in my region. On trying to access it over mobile data, the website does not load. If I directly type in the IP address that the domain ...
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Chrome — update domain in history

We recently migrated a core web-app from a.b.io to alpha.beta.int.com. I'm very used to having chrome autofill help me navigate around this app. For example, I type gamma when I want to get to a.b.io/...
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Nameservers are changed but still points to old servers, on my computer only

I changed my nameservers and moved hosts 3 weeks ago. It worked everywhere except my computer, which shows the old servers. From research I suspect a stale cache somewhere. I've tried: Clearing &...
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Blogger: What happens to a blog after a custom domain expires? [closed]

I have a blog at Blogger and I have purchased a custom domain from a third-party provider. On Blogger, I have set the original address example.blogspot.com to be redirected to example.cz. Now, let's ...
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Can Top Level Domain consists of three parts?

Top Level Domains (TLDs) can be general TLDs (.com, .net, etc.) or country-code TLDs like .co.uk, .gov.us, etc. Question: Can a top level domain consists of three parts? I have a list of domain names ...
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Trying to run another website on my Ubuntu 18 server

Currently, I'm running a website on my server called panel.0.net but I want to create a separate website on the server to take you to a page that says "Hello World" the way you'd get there is www....
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Webserver behind NAT

My setup: home router with public dynamic IP, PC with W10, I installed a VMware, and under it a LAMP Linux web server behind NAT.I use dyndns to reach the PC from outside (internet). I made a port ...
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What would happen if I changed the NS records in DNS Zone files to another NS server and Kept by the registrar at the TLD DNS servers the same>

Thank you for your help in advance, I have been reading on the internet for almost 2 days and I could not find any decisive answer to it. The Senario I have a domain I would like to change the ...
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How would an XMPP client and server work over non-clearnet domain names? (.bit, .emc, etc.)

I'm thinking of buying a non-clearnet domain name to host an XMPP server and I was wondering how I'd get an XMPP client, with its registration and connection screen requesting a server address/domain, ...
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Set up a .app custom domain on a heroku app

I have added a custom domain on my heroku app heroku domains:add www.mydomain.app Now I run heroku domains and getting a DNS Target for my domain On the next step I am trying to add the Target ...
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how to map custom domain name against IP address and port

How to map custom domain name e.g. chat.server.com to chat.server.com:9090. I actuly want to map custom domain name like shown above with having typing to port no. Just like i type localhost and ...
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Procedure for setting up FTP using domain name on home server

There are lots of excellent articles relating to the setup of FTP, DNS, Windows Server 2016, domain names and routers. What I am looking for is a procedure to link them all together for my home ...
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How to setup 2 services with same DNS?

I had 2 service on a server that run on 2 different port. one of them on port 80 and another on port 3000. I want to address them with same DNS like this: http://xxx.ttt.yy : the one that run on port ...
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Using OpenDNS on my local NAT to resolve specific domain

My home router, a ZyXEL C2100Z, does not support NAT loopback, which leaves me in a bind when trying to access a site from my iPhone that I am serving publicly from a server within my home network. ...
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Cannot change my network id or domain name On win 7 Enterprise

Im logged in as a local administrator on a machine part of a workgroup and find that Under the "computer name" tab in system properties, the option to click the "change" button or "network id" is ...
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Domain name reserved: it doesn't show in any registry, but it is not available. How to get it?

I am trying to register a .com domain name for a NGO (non profit). They already own, let's say, example.org and I'd like to register example.com on their behalf. There's nothing special about that ...
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How are names resolved on modern local networks? [closed]

On modern local area networks, devices use a few different techniques to resolve names. Specifically, just to name a few, things like DNS, Avahi, zeroconf, mDNS, Bonjour, NetBIOS, WINS, or even manual ...
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Is it possible to block a domain on linux without superuser access?

The easiest way I know to block a domain is to go add something like this to my /etc/hosts file: 127.0.0.1 facebook.com Boom, done. But I have to be a superuser. Which is a bit annoying, because ...
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Mapping domain name with local IP address?

On a local machine I can map my machine IP address with some domain like below: 127.0.0.1 testwebsite.com My question is once I get a domain name (say testwebsite.com) from a domain name ...
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How public DNS works?

If I have a small enterprise network with some web servers and a DNS with DNSSEC for signing the zone file. I can edit the zone file and configure the mapping (name -> IP) in addition to any other ...
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Redirecting domains in /etc/hosts

In my /etc/hosts file, I have the following line: 127.0.0.1 www.reddit.com When I open www.reddit.com in chrome, it still displays normally. When I open www.reddit.com in an a chrome incognito ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN client adding 'WWW' to local domain?

My workstation (a Windows 10 machine) is part of a local domain. One of my local web applications connects as: http://[MachineName].[DomainName]/blablah.html and I can't seem to simply make it as http:...
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DNS lookup for instagram.com gives SERVFAIL - other domains work ok (Google Public DNS)

Hi superuser community, When querying instagram.com the host command (mac) responds with Host instagram.com not found: 2(SERVFAIL) However when querying other services such as facebook.com it ...
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How to specify the DNS server in host command

I want to use linux host command to query all records (A, TXT, etc.) of a domain. I find this possible using -a option as in: host -a google.com However, I need to specify my own DNS server by its IP....
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How to restrict access to socks5 server only through one hostname?

I have a dante-server (socks5 proxy) which points to one of my hostnames (sub.example.com). Here's my basic config (my own domain replaced with an example variant): logoutput: /var/log/danted.log ...
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BIND can't resolve a domain name

I have a BIND ubuntu server as a private DNS server for com zone and two hosts (web servers). The three are virtual hosts using virtual box and connect together using a virtual host card. I have ...
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Error in named-checkzone: DNS zone error: has no address records (A or AAAA)

I am configuring my private DNS server. I am following this tutorial. But when I reached the Check BIND Configuration Syntax step, I got some errors. Here is the command output: x@e-dns1:/etc/bind$...
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Is this a homograph attack?

I got a link of addidas website showing some offers. But when i had a close look, the address have some suspicious difference. www-adidạs-com here 'a' is different. Is this a homograph attack? http://...
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Configure wildcard A records for sub domains

So, I have a zone file for a certain domain, in json, a part of it looks like so: "a": [ { "name": "@", "ttl": 400, "value": "10.24.54.1" }, { "name": "@", "ttl": 400, "value": "172.14.2.41" }...
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How to assign a domain name to a device on a local network?

I have a product that allows users to control the operation of an equipment over a wifi network. In this local network there is a webserver (apache), which I would like to access via a custom domain ...
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Domain not valid for whois lookup yet still live .co.sz Swaziland

I tried to do a lookup on a domain I manage in Swaziland 'ngwenyaglass.co.sz' and I came up against the following error on whois.com Invalid domain name... We are unable to perform a lookup for ...
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OpenWRT redirect incoming WAN traffic based on domain name

I have a router with OpenWRT firmware and two computers in the local network which host different websites. Also, I have two domain names (domain1 and domain2) both pointing to my router's WAN IP ...
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domain name configuration + redhat 7

we configured the hostname with qualified domain name in the file: more /etc/hostname machine04.whitehouse.com so hostname will give machine04.whitehouse.com in the redhat 7 machine we see ...
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Virtual Machine domain name

I'm starting to learn self-hosting, and I now have a dedicated server at one supplier (So You Start) and a domain name bought at another (OVH). On my dedicated server, I have a Proxmox VE ...
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When i ping mydomain.com i reply from www.domain.com

When i ping mydomain.com, the reply that i get is from www.mydomain.com. I enter domain.com in my chrome it redirect to www.mydomain.com please help me remove www from my url this is my reply: ...
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Domain Name Search Tool

Is there any tool or web site that allows searching for registered and sub-domain names? I want to find all domain names for, *.client-channel.google.com, *.googleusercontent.com, or even *.google....
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Browser displays Apache Test page when accessing website with a domain name I have just registered

My website is deployed on Tomcat which in turn in deployed on Ubuntu server. While developing the website I access it using server IP address like xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8080:/yyyy. Now I have bought a ...
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How to find who owns a domain

I have used WhoIs and I see who the Register of a Domain is. I am unclear how to see who owns the Domain. Where do I see this? Thanks
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Domain Gripping

Here's a pretty newb/101 question I have here. I'm very new to web hosting and domain forwarding. I just opened up my first web hosting site, and I'm trying to figure out a problem I'm having with the ...
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A domain is not opening from certain networks, traceroute stops in between

I'm trying to open my website, say example.com, and the request is timing out. However, www.example.com is opening fine. Also, both domains are working fine when using through a proxy (also working on ...
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Can I use domain name instead of IP to connect SOCKS5 proxy server?

I have domain name with correct A- and AAAA-records and my personal SOCKS5 Dante Server. Via IP all is okay, but when I try to connect via domain it's failed. So is it real to set up or impossible? ...
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Give a name to timecapsule

I have a timecapsule which is mounted on raspberry pi with ip address. Badly, I have an electric problem and I have regularly electric cut. Everytime it happends, I need to change the ip address in ...
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How to change Debian Linux domainname

I have never been able to fully understand how to change Linux hostname and domainname, and now it comes back and bites me again -- my Linux domainname is blank (domainname gives (none)) and I just ...