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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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What should I fill in the NS register for register the `example.com`? [on hold]

What should I fill in the NS registre? You see I have registered the www.example.com to the IP. Now I want to register the example.com to the IP too. but I tried use @, but it can not submit. the ...
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Shell script to get ip of list of domain names: connection timed out; no servers could be reached

I have the following script from some sources in the web that should execute command host to get the IP address of a domain name in file myfile.txt. The script is: #! /bin/bash while read hostname; ...
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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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BIND server missed with the serial number

I did some changes to my BIND forward zone file. I changed the serial number t another number which might be higher than the last serial by more than one. Now I am unable to resolve names I am able ...
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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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How to get around the domain trust relationship and bypass login to fix

So I am getting message stating that the trustrelationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed. - I understand i need to remove it from the domain and then join it again. Problem ...
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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 ...
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Should I use DNS suffix search list?

I'm trying to understand if there are any benefits/important uses of the DNS suffix search list other than what is stated in various docs: if you type just the hostname instead of the FQDN it will ...
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If top-level domain servers return only the domains of nameservers, how do DNS providers contact said nameservers?

So, as I understand, after a DNS provider (e.g. Google's 8.8.8.8) has queried the root name servers for the top-level domain servers (e.g. "com"), it asks the top-level name server for the domain of e....
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Switched website hosting, only some domain users can see site

We have switched hosting companies after redesigning our site. I have changed the domain IP in the DNS manager to the new domain. This worked until the old site with the old host was terminated. After ...
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GitHub Page Custom Domain: “Your connection is not private”

I've setup a custom domain name from GoDaddy for my github page using these instructions: http://andrewsturges.com/blog/jekyll/tutorial/2014/11/06/github-and-godaddy.html When I type in the domain ...
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How to resolve the proper IP address of a server?

The server is "dlftp_int.danlawinc.com" tracert is only giving 192.168.x.x addresses. I want the proper IP address; which online tools cannot seem to provide because of the underscore in the name.
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How can one prevent a DNS from answering to naked domain requests?

I want my server to answer only to something such as ping www.david.com, but not ping david.com. Here is my named.conf.local file. zone "david.com" { type master; file "forward"; }; zone "1....
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How can one add more than one zone to DNS server that use the same IP address?

I have a DNS server with the following zones in /etc/bind/named.conf.local zone "david.com" { type master; file "forward"; }; zone "1.168.192.in-addr.arpa" { type master; file "...
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NOIP.com Domainname returns wrong IP via Google DNS

at home I'm using the Noip.com service to set up a domain name for my ip address at home. For this you get a client which refreshes your IP-adress every 5 minutes. Now I'm using the google dns server ...
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How to get domain name of laptop

I need to create a certificate signing request to get a certificate from a CA for my laptop: openssl req -subj "/CN=<my common name>" -new -key client-key.pem -out client.csr In order to ...
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Do 2 different domains come from the same origin if their Name Servers are the same?

It is easy to conclude that x.foo.com and y.foo.com are from the same origin. However, there are cases that a.com and b.com are also from a same origin although their domain names are different. For ...
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Access Synology NAS through domain name

I'm want to access my Synology NAS with domain name. So I made a new DDNS inside my NAS control panel test.synology.me then I can access my NAS through the Internet with test.synology.me:63924 (I don'...
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Where does the whois command get its information from?

Usually, I go to whois.icann.org to find domain names, but there are limits to the number of searches I can do, and I sometimes have to solve captchas. There doesn't seem to be such limits with the ...
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Using same domain name and SSL on different platforms

I have a site hosted on godaddy, I have also purchased a domain (something.co) and SSL from godaddy and used on godaddy site. And that site is our marketing sort of site. Our main product resides on ...
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How to add a folder of Hosting to a Domain

I am new in domain transfer. Previously my domain was in Bluehost. I transferred the domain to GoDaddy. I changed the Nameservers. Now I would like to add a folder of hosting to that domain. I got ...
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DNS pointing to different IP Address and late propogating

I have run a check using a number of web dns checking tools, eg https://dnschecker.org and it shows in some parts of the world there are A records for my domain but that they point to 2 ip addresses ...
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What does it mean when the directory stucture in a URN contains the domain name for a website?

I'm looking at a section of a website with the following URN/directory structure: http://www.domainNameA.net/site/www.domainNameA.net/files/dynamically%generated%URN_539.docx Why does the site have ...
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DynamicDNS with A Records

I don't have a static IP and am running a small webserver from a VirtualBox VM. I can point the A record on the domains to my public IP, but when it changes everything will stop. So I got a dynamic ...
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How to give a domain name to a local ip?

I have a Raspberry Pi with a local ip address of 192.168.2.x (where x is a number). To make it easier to remember, I want to give it a domain name like mediacenter.raspberrypi. It is a domain name ...
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How do I disable website suggestions from searchguide.tds.net?

Whenever I misspell a website name into my web browser, I get a "website suggestions" page from my ISP (TDS Telecom). I find this site-finder "service" very annoying. How can I configure my ...
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Do I have to pay higher cost or same domain renewal price when my domain gets popular? [closed]

Assume that I have purchased a domain from Godaddy. At the purchase time they state the renewal price as $14.99/yr. If my site get lot of traffic and domain becomes popular, will they increase the ...
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Failure to resolve internal domain names

I have two domains that are accessible just fine outside my network. However, within the network: One fails to resolve if the "www" prefix is omitted, but resolves if it is included. The other fails ...