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

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route all server hit throught default gateway

i am preety new to managing my own dedicated server so please neglect my rookiness I am using nginx as my web server i have in total 5 usable ips say from X.X.X.1 - X.X.X.5 and this is my setting so ...
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Cloudflare's DNS Wildcard

In official docs CloudFlare have this "CloudFlare supports the wildcard * record for DNS management at all plan types. For CloudFlare Enterprise customers, we offer full proxy support for wildcard ...
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Confusion in using branded ns [on hold]

Hey guys I have a website running on digital ocean server. They have give me to use the ns like: ns1.digitalocean.com and ns2.digitalocean.com. But what I need is to use branded name servers. I went ...
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connect cpanel with heroku app [on hold]

i've purchased a cpanel web hosting and i want it to connect with my herokuapp, i've already created a app on heroku and i want my cpnael to navigate my site directly to herokuapp. i don't know how ...
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How to configure custom DNS server with Docker?

I need to add a few lines to /etc/hosts for my web-app to work inside a Docker container. Docker's /etc/hosts is read-only. I'm trying to use dnsmasq: FROM ubuntu:14.04 # ... RUN apt-get install ...
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Issue accessing website on internal network

Been working on this problem for a while and have had no luck so far... Environment: Server 2008R2 AD & DNS (DHCP supplied by router) Static IP with 127.0.0.1 and router IP as DNS Host ...
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understanding dnscmd /statistics values

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit) I have some problems in understanding the output of the following dnscmd \\SERVER /Statistics StatIDs: 00010000 → Memory: RAM? HDD? On my test server here I ...
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How to restrict the TCP listening address of a Windows 2003 AD DNS server

I have a Windows 2003 AD integrated DNS server which I want to listen for DNS traffic on adapter IP addresses only. I have followed the steps in the technet article, however. After I complete them ...
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Adding another IP address in the SPF Header [duplicate]

Currently I'm using this SPF Header: v=spf1 a -all which works fine for emails sent from the domain hosted on the IP indicated in their A record. All I want is to add IP of another server which ...
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Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
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Error sending emails from a mail server relay type falling into the spam folder (using postfix)

Here I show one of the emails that come to Yahoo, which are falling directly into SPAM folder. The SPF goes smoothly, the DKIM passes without problem, even DMARK passes without problem, but just keep ...
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nxdomain - host not found

I have 2 domains in the same server(Linux). (The ip addresses are only examples) server: 192.168.1.20 domain1: server1.example.com domain2: server2.example.com cat /etc/resolv.conf # ...
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nast.denic.de denies nameserver with code 106

I've got the following bind9 configuration and seem not to be able to find the source of nast.denic.de's problem on that: @ IN SOA ns.ggkthx.eu. admin.ggkthx.eu. ( 2014070809 ; serial ...
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DNS not resolving for some ISPs

I'm working with an organization that is having trouble with its DNS server. They're running an old CentOS install with an old Bind 9. They're hosting their own DNS, but some queries are failing. I ...
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force use primary DNS?

we have an Internal DNS Server(172.16.1.1) and there is a AAA record aaa.domain.com --> 192.168.1.100 when I set ip configuration to: Primary DNS Server: 172.16.1.1 Secondary DNS Server:8.8.8.8 ...
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how to get hosts to call secondary DNS quickly

I'm doing planned maintenance and need to shut down a primary DNS host. since my hosts do host lookups for LDAP commands, when I shut this service down, it takes forever (minutes) before the host ...
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Restrict DNS Resolver to specific IP Ranges

I'm running a Windows Server 2012 R2 for DNS. Is it possible, to allow normal DNS Requests for everyone whilst restricting the Resolver Service to a specific range of IPs? We tried it with the ...
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Reverse DNS does not match SMTP Banner

We are using postfix on centos as a mail server to send out newsletters. but in the mail log file I can see that many receivers rejected our newsletters. and with the help of mxtoolbox, I found a ...
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Unable to make DNS SPF pass for my domain

I've placed this TXT record in the DNS for domain : admissioncourses.com : v=spf1 a mx mx:mail.admissioncourses.com ~all Ideally all I want is that only email sent from admissioncourses.com( and ...
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Amazon Route53: Extremely long ns lookup time

I had some failing API calls in a mobile client. In order to investigate, I followed Joseph Scott's advice and executed curl with a few debugging parameters: The results from the Amazon EC2 server: ...
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Suggestions required for Internal DNS

I'm setting up new server environment consist of 70+ servers all running Linux (Redhat/CentOS mixed.) I want to setup a couple of DNS server (primary/secondary) to be used/configured on all servers ...
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Supporting writes on bind9 failover

I want to set up a redundant DNS based on Bind9, including failover for write operations. I have DHCP dynamically update DNS based on client hostnames, and I need this functionality to continue to ...
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DNS subdomain ip's

For example, I have domain a.com with a lot of subdomains on the same ip. I configured DNS A-recors like this: @.a.com. A 1.1.1.1 *.a.com. A 1.1.1.1 So, a.com and a lot of subdomains are delegated ...
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Setting up DNS forward zone when AD domain name is a subdomain [on hold]

I'm in high school and want to learn about system administration, so I set up a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller in a lab and created the domain ad.foo.com. I own foo.com and the domain ...
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Which domains list my server in their glue records?

My DNS server used to be the DNS server for a company's domain. However they moved elsewhere. Oddly enough, years later they were still listing my DNS server in their whois record (or, more ...
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Accidentally disabled Local and Remote Access to Windows Server 2008

I have my DNS, DHCP server and site configured on the same server. I was about to block the remote access but accidentally disabled the local access also to the server. I am not able to login to the ...
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configure custom-urls on openshift using go daddy registered domain [duplicate]

I have a wordpress app that is running perfectly on the free openshift server (blog-abc.rhcloud.com). Everything was working fine until I decided to buy a domain name for my blog. So I bought some ...
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DNS Records move web server keeping Email server as is [duplicate]

I have an existing working physical server serving up web pages and email. I need to point the DNS records to a new physical server for the web pages, leaving the email server as is. I have my DNS ...
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Is there any way to force a refresh on a DNS server?

I manage several websites, servers and domains and we recently migrated our DNS server after an emergency. Now some domains have their NS servers pointing to the wrong IP according to some (Internet) ...
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Website high availability without load-balancer?

I'm considering options for changing a 'high availability' website that provides a service via an https api. The current setup is: Two self-contained VMs, from different cloud providers (AWS and ...
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Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
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DNS resolution on Windows Server 2012 running Hyper-V

The problem shows as follows: Ping hostname <-- the host answers, it seems like the resolve is done over netbios nslookup hostname <-- hostname wasn't found by UnKnown: No response from ...
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Mysql resolving 127.0.0.1 to hostname [migrated]

I'm trying to connect to mysql using the command mysql -h 127.0.0.1 It comes up with the error ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'mydomain.com' (using password: NO) Why is ...
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Is there an official limit to nameserver indirection?

Glue records are typically unavailable if a domain and its nameserver don't share a TLD, and technically aren't required if they don't share the same second-level domain, which could lead to extra ...
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A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
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Having trouble with DNS MX records

I've been reading this: http://www.zytrax.com/books/dns/ch8/mx.html For MX records, and I've setup my nameserver via bind. Here is my zonefile for my website: $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA ns1 root ( ...
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the name of name server

I used Robtex.com for an online DNS analysis, I'm confused about the meaning of "the name of name server" for the domain name "some_domain.com" robtex returns "The names of name servers are" : ...
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Cannot access specific website [closed]

Client PC is joined to Windows Server 2008 domain and cannot access specific site (which is up). I tried "clear cache" and "scavenge stale resource records" under DNS Server role and ipconfig/flushdns ...
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Issue with www DNS resolution in Route 53

I'm a new sysadmin attempting to set up a series of sites that rewrite the non-www versions of their URLs to the www versions. I know this is a topic that has been beaten to death, but I've scoured ...
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DNS CNAME infinite recursion

DNS can handle recursions in CNAME fields. But I was just wondering what would happen if I do something like this, when configuring the DNS for the example.com domain: a IN CNAME ...
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Should DNS A timeout to result in permanent email failure?

Occasionally an email does not get through when sent to a recipient who uses the outlook.com system for their email server. Their MX record resolves fine, but their A record (something like ...
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Reverse DNS zones, are they gluable?

Our DNS infrastructure is a bit fractured. We have multiple separate DNS servers for different parts of the company. However, we do still have some interchange issues. Right now a server from ...
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Finding valid email service providers in a large list of domains

I have a list of approximately 13K free email/webmail providers from circa 2000. Obviously the vast majority of these services have gone out of business, and the domains have either lapsed, or been ...
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redirect to specific port without apache

I'm running a few small web applications listening on different ports... 8787, 8888, & 8000. None of them are apache though. Is there any way via either DNS or iptables, or some other way, that I ...
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How to access atomia DNS web app over public IP?

Don't know if anyone here used Atomia DNS but after installing everything and trying to access web app over public IP and port that Atomia uses, nothing happens. I get "This webpage is not available". ...
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Definition of Fully qualified domain name

I tried to search to Internet for a definition of a FQDN. Wikipedia says, a FQDN specifies its exact location in the tree hierarchy of the Domain Name System (DNS) I would interpret this, that ...
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DNS server won't work! [Bind9 running on Debian 7; virtualized through Proxmox 3.1] [migrated]

First I'd like to thank everyone in advance for helping me - communities like this are exactly what amatuers like myself need when faced with perplexing issues. I've recently begun virtualizing ...
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DNS caching for a DNS name with two different IP addresses (internal vs. external)

Suppose we have a DNS entry ocean.corp.tld internally pointing to an internal IP address on our corporate network, and externally pointing to an external public IP address. Essentially same DNS name ...
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Nginx, second subdomain not working

I used the CNAME wild card DNS entry like: @ IN A ip.add.re.ss www IN CNAME @ * IN CNAME @ My root domain.com and sub1.domain.com are accessible (on the same digitalocean ...
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DNS (Bind9 - Webmin) Configure single name domains

I'm trying to achieve the following: Through my "internal" acl (acl's are in place, and have been verified to work), i would like to setup some single name domains for ie a intranet... so when ...