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 top level domains disappear if countries cease to exist / malfunction?

This question comes from a possibly stupid idea, but I want to make sure its as not-stupid as possible. I want to tattoo a QR code on my arm, that encodes a website. The domain has to be as short as ...
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Risks of custom domain for personal email address?

I am not speaking of hosting the web server myself, I would delegate that to a well established company, for example the registrar I use for the domain name. I want to know what the risks would be to ...
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Diagnosing an email bounce from a free Gmail business domain

I have an email address associated with one of Google's free business domains for my former employer, a nonprofit public interest research group. The organization went bankrupt about a decade time ago....
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BIND9 sends notify to slave only with also-notify

I have a problem that has been driving me crazy for three days! I'm replacing my Authoritative DNS servers with new ones and then I'm resetting all BIND9 configurations again to do a bit more "...
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Random NXDOMAIN responses for a freshly set domain name

Few seconds after setting a new domain name record (A) on my providers DNS server I try to reach the domain. And about 10%-20% of nslookup requests result with NXDOMAIN. I tested directly with Google ...
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What does setting the domain name of linux system do? [duplicate]

When installing many different distributions of Linux, there is usually an option to set the domain name, as well as the hostname. Often the domain name can be left blank. What does this options ...
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Using other websites domain name

I am a linux user. I have a static ip, so is it possible to host dns? I want like ,if someone browse my ip like http://172.182.12.1 (example) It should show them after loading as mydomain.com (example)...
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What DNS records are required to configure web hosting for a subdomain?

I've browsed several questions about DNS setup for subdomains and not quite found an answer, so I'm hoping you can assist. Our domain name (100storybuilding.org.au) is registered with one provider (...
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Using one domain for multiple servers. Is it possible?

I am not very familiar with technical DNS setup. I have this scenario: I have one domain, say it is: mydomain.com I have multiple servers: each=one ip address I want to know if it is possible to use ...
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How can I allow one specific Google URL through when the whole Google domain is blocked by firewall?

Using ZoneAlarm "zones" I have blocked Google (https://www.google.com) but I need to allow a Recaptcha URL (https://www.google.com/recaptcha/enterprise.js)? I need this to log in to Hulu! I ...
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How can I ping a list of domain names and returning the IP address along with each domain?

I have a list of domains I want to ping, and I want to return the domain name and the IP address it resolves to in a similar fashion to how ping returns for one domain: PING domaina.com (1.1.1.1): 56 ...
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Which of these is a domain name? What's the difference between subdomain and hostname? I'm getting conflicting information [duplicate]

For the past two days I've been reading up on domains and the like because I'll be setting up a website on a VPS. However, I keep getting conflicting answers from stackoverflow, youtube and various ...
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How does the Domain (DNS) hierarchy work? Sub-domain Vs SLD

I was reading some text online and noticed the resource refer to dir2.website1.com as third level domain. While we usually refer to dir2 as being subdomain of website1. And also website1.com should ...
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chrome redirects to other site on same server

This is a recurring Sanrio for me: I change the "A Record" of a domain (which an existing site uses on server A) to my server's (Server B) ip ("digital ocean" server running on &...
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Multiple domain point to same website

I'm a fairly avid programmer, but recently moved to web development, so I apologize if this question is somewhat silly. I'm building an e-commerce webApp that should support multiple domains. Lets say ...
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Is there a reliable way to find out if people are still using a domain as a name server?

I had a domain I was using for a nameserver with my hosting. I had to move hosting, but due to propagation all of the sites and/or emails could potentially go down as I moved the nameserver across. ...
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Website only shows ip address, not domain name

I'm trying to set up a website on a home server with joomla. I've managed to set up correct forwarding so it is accessible via my IP address, and I have purchased a domain name from a hosting provider....
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where is my lan hostname stored

When I configure a hostname on a computer, that I can look up like this: $ hostname example and then ping, or ssh from another computer on the same LAN: $ ssh example user@example's password: Where ...
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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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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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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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