DNS stands for the Domain Name System, a hierarchical, distributed database where the keys are domain names.

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Setup docker.io container in Webmin DNS

How can I setup a domain domain.tld forward to a specific docker container listening on a specific port i.e. port 2375 (with a lamp config inside)? The server I'm using is Ubuntu 14.04 and the server ...
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QPS for dnscache

I have 2 internal DNS servers (ns1 & ns2) on Ubuntu 12.04 which run dnscache, and my client's resolv.conf have something like: nameserver ns1 nameserver ns2 nameserver 8.8.8.8 Since all my load ...
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Godaddy one page hosting [migrated]

Disclaimer: not sure this is the right place for this kind of question, sorry in advance, just point me to the right place and I'll move it. In godaddy when paying only for domain, without hosting, ...
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Troubleshooting DNS issue

I am trying to troubleshoot a DNS issue I am currently having with a new project host on an AWS EC2 instance. It is a brand new domain, and I have already updated the nameservers on the registrar ...
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understanding my site's DNS records

firstly apologies for using the word 'pointage' this is the word my french domain registrar uses so I may have used to wrong term. OK I would like to better understand what is going on on my ...
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Windows Server 2012 does not see AD domain in search

I have a development stack comprising of two virtual Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. One is AD controller/DNS (named SHP2D here), etc, the other is dev machine (named SHP1D). It seems that there are ...
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.do domain extension problems [on hold]

I stumbled across a domain that I was going to purchase that is a .do domain. I saw only a few registrars offer .do registration. Has anyone had any experience with .do domains? I did a good bit of ...
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Postfix mails are being queued

i'm building a local dns and mail server for a school project. It does not have to go online. Now I configured the dns with a mail server and I can dig the domainname, and search it with nslookup in ...
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Created a new zone in DNS manager - can't get site bindings to work in iis 7

Firstly I would like to say that I am a noob when it comes to DNS, I am a web developer and I am trying to setup an intranet site for a charity. I have windows server 2008 and I installed both iis 7 ...
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Point dns server to root dns servers [duplicate]

I have setup a custom authoritative only DNS server using bind9. Its a Master ans Slave method. Assume DNS Servers are: ns1.customdnsserver.com [192.168.91.129] ==> Master ns2.customdnsserver.com ...
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Why am I getting ICMP traffic with wireshark DNS filter?

I am surfing the web and looking at dns traffic in wireshark with the "dns" filter active. When I ask for a non existant domain or subdomain I get a Destination Unreachable (Port Unreachable message). ...
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DNS record reappears after having been deleted

I've got a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 acting as a domain controller for a small network. It provides DHCP and DNS among a few other services. It's only got a single NIC, but it's configured ...
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Hosting a JEE application on my own server with custom domain

I have a website which purpose is to help people build routes and use various map tools. The site is all static with lots of javascript source files which do the logic. However i want to convert this ...
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TunnelGuru stuck at udpv4 link remote [on hold]

unnelGuru used to work fine but, after i refreshe my windows 8, it cannot connect. It can never pass UDPv4 link remote step. Can anyone please help me out! Thanks.
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DNS redirection does not remember path/ parameters apache [on hold]

I just registered a domain name with fasthosts to redirect a URL to my server IP, and currently whenever I make a request, the domain abandons the full path/ parameters of the request and just ...
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One Public IP, Private IPs, DNS Server and Multiple Servers [on hold]

I have lots of unanswered questions about these topics. So, lets begin. First off all, I'm not a server and networking guru. I'm a regular PHP developer. And I've read allmost all of the articles ...
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How does DNS work and why we need Root53? [on hold]

If I buy a domain name from GoDaddy, I assume GoDaddy needs to buy it from ICANN. Than doesn't the domain name propagate throughout all the DNS servers? Why is Root53 better than the GoDaddy DNS ...
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Internal/external DNS with subdomains

I've got an internal DNS server (part of OS X server) and it's acting as the main DNS server for a specific (physical) site. When it can't resolve hostnames itself, it forwards requests to Google's ...
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How reliable is network error data from mobile devices?

We just started using New Relic mobile for our iOS app and have been seeing intermittent spikes in network errors. The list of errors contains some self explanatory ones (not connected to internet, ...
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Can't figure out how to properly setup SPF record [duplicate]

I have a Django web app and I use Django's email backend to send out emails. I can't figure out why emails are ending up in spam folder. My domain host is GoDaddy so I added a TXT record ...
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curl and wget attempting an ipv6 connection

On my dedicated server (hosted by OVH), that is running a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, curl and wget take approximately 10 seconds to complete a simple request. $ curl -v google.com * Rebuilt URL ...
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Transferring a Heroku app to Domain

I am a relative newcomer to servers and hosting websites so I thought I'd ask a simple question here. To transfer a heroku app to a domain, I looked up the instructions here. ...
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Active Directory OpenDNS forwarding

I currently have set up my Windows DNS to forward to OpenDNS. However, all traffic in OpenDNS shows up from the IP of my local Windows DNS server. Is there any way I can make the individual devices ...
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My reverse zone doesn't work

I'm trying to configure my reverse zones on Centos server. I've read many articles and it looks like I'm doing everything right and don't know what to check or fix next. The following is a part of my ...
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Can I force a Windows Server 2008 DNS Conditional Forwarder to use TCP Only?

We've set up a tunnel to a partner firm. Part of their security policy insists that our DNS queries are TCP only (UDP will not be routed). We're able to use dig +tcp and verify that queries are ...
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Unidentifiable DNS entry

I have a DNS lookup for an IP that is coming from somewhere however I cannot locate where. I have checked my entire DNS infrastructure and the device itself but all have the correct name, when I run ...
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Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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Nginx internal redirect

The background: I have a client in control of a DNS server and a domain name, who once pointed his domain name X to my server. He can't make any more changes (he doesn't know how and he can't be ...
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What is the best way to configure Apache or AWS to support a Rails multi tenancy application that allows each customer to have their own domain name?

I'm building a Rails 3 SaaS site that allows for multi-tenancy. When a customer signs up they put in their own domain name, e.g. mycompany.com. I need mycompany.com to point to my SaaS application and ...
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Is it possible to transfer an IP address from one host to another?

I have a client that created over 600+ websites whose DNS records point to an actual IP address and not name servers. They are looking to move from their current host and do not want to lose their IP ...
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AWS Route 53 alias-record change takes too long

I have setup a stack in AWS Cloudformation, which is up and running. The stack contains an ELB (load balancer) and a few EC2-instances. When we do a new deployment of our application, we build a new ...
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Private nameserver IP [closed]

I am working on a VPS. The server we are using was installed with WHM Accelerated and CPanel, the option we selected for DNS was BIND. When I came to updating the Nameservers on the Domain ...
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Reverse DNS entry when using “external” dns server

Administrator of my company allowed me to put my own server in our datacenter and gave me one public address of our AS pool. I've installed linux and configured basic services. Then i've added A ...
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How to set up a domain name on a local network? [closed]

I have a Mac set up with MAMP and a dynamic website running. It works perfectly well on the Mac and I have edited the hosts file to be able to access it using a local domain name such as mysite.ext . ...
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Bind9 DNS resolves full domain to localhost

I have set up a Bind9 DNS server on my development VM which is running Debian Wheezy. My addresses resolve from my host machine (Win7) to my dev VM, and I can ping from there. Internally on the VM, I ...
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Domain rename didn't rename DNS zones [closed]

Purpose: I am attempting to rename DomainA to DomainB. Steps completed: I completed all steps listed here. Problem: DNS Zones didn't rename Software: Windows Server 2008 R2 Details: I am ...
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DNSMasq on DD-WRT not working as expected

Following the guide given here I created several DNSMasq options for a local network, however none of them are working as they should. I am hosting a website internally on a viertual server, however ...
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What's an “empty” DNS A record? [closed]

I know it's not possible an A record to be empty, but what's a good "null" value I can set until I get a machine for the domain? Someone suggested putting localhost in the A record. Is it ok to do ...
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My site does not work if I put a www in front , but works fine If I dont use www [closed]

Hi I have just moved my site from one host to another. Now, when I type the site url without the www prefix ( ie http://example.com ), the site does show up ( though without the stylesheets, but that ...
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DKIM errors in an nontransparent system

We have a client who has their mail hosted using a local exchange and POP3 connector's to their head office, and we only have access up to the POP3 connectors. This client hasn't been receiving all ...
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Domain Controller - Local DNS Settings [duplicate]

What is the best practice for configuring a Domain Controller's adapter DNS settings? We have an MPLS network with 6 DC's located in different locations. HQ - DC1 & DC2 WH - DC3 Branch - DC4 ...
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Foreman DNS Error ERF12-2357 [ProxyAPI::ProxyException]: Unable to set DNS entry

after setting up the foreman enviroment I'm getting the error: "Unable to save Create Reverse DNS record for mydomain.de task failed with the following error: ERF12-2357 [ProxyAPI::ProxyException]: ...
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'www.', nameservers, and DNS records

TL;DR: 'www.' doesn't work, haven't got BIND configuration right yet. I have a domain name, let's call it 'example.co.uk'. I have my own server with several websites on it, all expressed with the ...
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How to get dig +short to return something when there is no answer?

The behavior of dig +short is to return nothing (null) when running a query that returns no answer (nothing to do with timeout, just an empty answer). This is ok when running a query by itself, but ...
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How does one test DNS performance on their webhost vs. a 3rd party dedicated service?

I have been hosting my dns with rackspace for years, formerly slicehost but I have been looking into a 3rd part host, as a result of running various speed tests, such as tools.pingdom.com to test the ...
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Can an IIS website on any port be the target of a subdomain

I have an IIS webserver hosting lets say www.mysite.com on port 80. I have several other websites on ports 8881-8889. I would like to have sub domains so sd1.mysite.com resolves to the site on port ...
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Resolve root domain to IP, forward all other sub domains to public DNS

This is my zones file zone "domain.com"{ type master; file "/etc/bind/db.override"; }; zone "cpanel.domain.com"{ type forward; forwarders { 8.8.8.8;8.8.4.4; }; ...
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Adding a Subdomain DNS Record in Windows Server

I am attempting to add a couple sub domains to a production server. Lets say the server is 2K8 and the domain is www.mysite.com. I would like to add SD1.mysite.com and SD2.mysite.com. Since this is a ...
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Windows SBS 2011 not accessing .co.uk domains at Random Times but fixes after DNS restart

      I have been facing this issue for a few months now. We are a small office with 10 Clients PC and one Windows SBS 2011 acting as Domain Controller and gateway as ...
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Forwarding requests made to Windows DNS server for a domain it's authoritative for but doesn't have a record matching the request, onto BIND?

Is it possible on a Windows DNS server to have it forward/proxy requests for a domain it's authoritative for but doesn't have a record matching the request.. onto another server like a BIND server ? ...