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

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I can load an IIS hosted website via the Internet but not locally

I have just changed the bindings to use SSL for a website hosted in IIS on an AD Domain Controller. The new binding is IP: all unassigned - Hostname: site.domain.com - Port: 443 I can access this ...
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Unable to change boot method in Microsoft DNS

I am experimenting with Microsoft DNS, and have knowledge of Bind. I am trying to boot the server from boot file. Problem is that when I change the boot method, as mentioned ...
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NameServers not updating

I have a domain on Godaddy, in the morning I have updated the nameservers to point to Linode Servers, after about one hour, everything was ok. Now, when after sometime, when i'm trying a dig on the ...
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Showing content from a sub domain to my other domain using CNAME

AIM: My domain (www.ankitmahanot.com) should serve content from http://www.ext.devfolio.info http://www.ext.devfolio.info/ is hosted on hostgator ankitmahanot.com is bought from godaddy (and is not ...
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What could be causing slow DNS lookups for domains that I host the DNS for?

I currently host a TinyDNS server that serves DNS requests for all domains with nameservers that point to the server. The data configuration file is: . +*:1.2.3.4 with 1.2.3.4 being the IP of the ...
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Should we host our own nameservers?

I currently have my ISP providing DNS for my domain, but they impose limitations on adding records. Therefore, I am thinking about running my own DNS. Do you prefer to host your own DNS, or is it ...
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ISPConfig - Am I misconfiguring my DNS? [on hold]

I know absolutely nothing about servers, so be easy on me if I'm missing something obvious! My domain does not work. My host tells me that the domain does point to my server, and that I probably have ...
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Windows 2008 - DNS Configuration setup

How to setup the correct IP addresses? I have one static external IP address. 88.10.0.76 And I have one local Server computer with IP: 192.168.0.100 The IIS and Mail server is running on computer ...
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AWS Route53 Replicate to thrid party name servers

Is it possible to configure Route53 to replicate to non Amazon name servers?
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Do I need Bind for my dedicated server?

On the onset, would like to declare myself as a newbie, I have used managed servers before, this time around wanted to go for nginx, and my host did not have a control panel for nginx only, and ...
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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Server responds to non-www but not to www. DNS problems?

The www. version of the site is not being routed. non-www version is served correctly. My registrar is with FastHosts, and I am wanting to move from 1and1 to DigitalOcean for web server with ...
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Name resolution not working over VPN on public IP

I have a server running Hyper V with several VMs. I have configured two virtual switches: external switch (which is connected to interface connected to the internet) internal switch (which is ...
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I want to proxy only HTTP but I'm not sure what to do with HTTPS traffic

I have a DNS server that resolves all traffic to my Squid server that will proxy all HTTP traffic transparently (it must be transparent or it will drop a invalid url error) which works great. The ...
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Setting up new KMS Host - what is best practice for _VLMCS DNS entry?

I have been tasked with setting up our PDC as the new KMS Host in our environment. I have a question in relation to the DNS entry for KMS Host/s. There is an existing _VLMCS entry in _tcp for the ...
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Troubleshooting GoDaddy's domain forwarding [on hold]

I am forwarding one domain to another one on the registrar level. The registrar is GoDaddy. I just noticed that the forwarding is not working properly. When typing the first domain in the address ...
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VPN is working, except for DNS lookups. Firewall (Cisco ASA 5505) issue?

I've got the following set up: LAN -> DHCP / DNS / VPN server (OSX 10.6) -> Cisco ASA 5505 -> WAN Connecting to the LAN via VPN works fine. I get all the details properly and I can ping ...
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Complex DNS resolution on non-connected networks (Ethernet & InfiniBand)

We're having problems with DNS resolution working properly when each server is on two, non-connected networks (an Ethernet and an InfiniBand). An example network can be seen by the basic Visio ...
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Where is the Authoritative Name Server Information storing? [on hold]

Short Version: Where does host -t ns github.com getting the answers? Long Version: In slide 7 of this google slides, for the last two stops: If "x.root-servers.net" do not know the domain, It will ...
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Unable to Ping the sub domain with WWW [on hold]

I can ping the subdomain without www, but with www.pi.example.com i'm getting unknown host error without www [root@a ~]# ping pi.example.com --- OK Pinged---- With www [root@a ~]# ping ...
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SBS 2008 DNS issues in BPA

I'm gettng constant Critical Issue events in the Small Business Server Best Practices Analyser & resulting SBS Console reports that begin "The DNS client is not configured to point only to the ...
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How to determine which server is the cause?

I have just registered a new domain with Malaysia NIC. The registration system is not fully automatic and I am afraid that someone could have botched something in the setting up. At the same time, ...
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Dynamic DNS for subdomain using AWS & Route53

I'm writing a dynamic DNS service which should return results based on a db query. My DNS server is written in node.js and it queries the database for the actual IP. My domain is hosted on Route53, ...
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Strange behavior between Windows Server 2003 and 2008 DNS resolution

I have a wierd issue which i troubleshoot and found to be due to OS differences. On my 2003 server i can ping the following : hostname.childdomain.example.com ( Passed ) hostname ( Passed ) ...
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Wrong IP address registering in DNS

I've just taken over a small business network with 2 Windows servers. SRV2 (Server 2008 R2) is primarily a data backup for SRV1 (Server 2003); they're both DNS servers as well. Our primary LAN ...
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Is round-robin DNS a possible solution for high availability?

Let's say I have 2 IPs for a given domain (round-robin DNS). If one the IPs becomes unresponsive, will clients try to connect to the other IP? or they will just fail to establish comunication with the ...
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I can Ping Domain on BIND DNS server but cannot not on connected host - how can it be? [on hold]

I have BIND DNS setup. There is a domain which I can ping successfully on the server itself, but on PCs using the servers as DNS, same domain does not resolve. If I use public DNS on the same PCs, ...
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Host (A) record (DNS) updated with wrong IP address

I recently installed a new Domain Controller running Windows Server 2012 (called "srv3") in a domain with two existents DCs that are running Windows Server 2003 (called "srv1" and "srv2"). All roles ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1 [on hold]

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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BIND slave doesn't sync up with master until it is restarted

I have two DNS servers running BIND9, one master and one slave. When the zone file is updated on the master, I want the slave server to immediately start serving the changed record(s), but BIND is ...
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GoDaddy DNS point my Sub-domain to another Server? [on hold]

I want my Root Domain to be still sitting on GoDaddy default IP. (To show the default GoDaddy page that we get whenever we buy a new domain). Then my sub-domains to be pointing to my own WebServer. ...
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How to force the network machines to use the local DNS and the proxy? [on hold]

Im about to setup a local dns server and a proxy server in the same machine (A raspberry pi). It will be connected to the network just like all the other computers, through a switch. The switch is ...
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How to change the secondary DNS server entries on a network device via cmd? [on hold]

In Windows XP, how do you change the secondary DNS server on a network adapter via the command line?
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Setting up a subdomain with domain hosted externally

I'll start with a brief description of our setup: Our domain, let's call it domain.com is hosted by an external company (GoDaddy) that points to our external IP. Internally we have a Domain Controller ...
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Deny access to website using DNS

In one company I have two user groups. One group is allowed to go to website (example facebook.com) and another is not. Can I do something with Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS server to achieve this? In ...
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PowerDNS Reverse lookup is not responding in VPN connected network

I created a test network. It is a star VPN network with: - 1 main router - 2 subrouters (DrayTek Vigor 2920) - behind each router a client - behind the main router a PowerDNS machine now the ...
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How to configure particular subdomain as CNAME entry while other as A in DNS

I have the website with language multiple subdomains. Also we have some technical subdomains such as img, static, etc. that are served from the same server. The DNS server has following config: ...
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Why would xbcd.com resolve to the localhost (127.0.0.1) on Linux (Ubuntu) and Android? [migrated]

When 1) pinging xbcd.com I get 127.0.0.1 2) using a web browser and the URL xbcd.com leads me to the local webserver, if it exists. I've tried this on Ubuntu 14.04, multiple networks/DNS, as well ...
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How to properly set DNS for subdomains on Plesk 12?

I re-installed a virtual server of mine and updated it to Plesk 12.0.18 (Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS). The reset and reinstall was done automatically by HostEurope, the update from Plesk 11 to 12 was done ...
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Unable to ping domain.local, but can ping server.domain.local

I have a single windows 2008 server running active directory, group policy, and DNS. DHCP is running from the firewall (this is because there are multiple branch locations, and each location has its ...
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MX record set up using Zoho mail and Linode DNS manager

I've decided to try Zoho's email service given that it's free up to 10 users. I'm having difficulty getting my mx records to jibe correctly with Zoho. Unfortunately Zoho's documentation is over ...
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i have a static ip and know want to link it to a domain [closed]

i have was asked to setup a webserver and web site. we had a few old dell desktops lying around i took the best parts out of each of them and then put ubuntu server on it. i installed lamp, got a ...
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Mac OSX Server 10.6 DNS Issues

The server was upgraded from 10.5 from 10.6, during the upgrade the Reverse Zones were lost so I tried to recreate these but found that it's best to delete all zones, definitions and start again. So ...
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How to block external access to the DNS service running on a Cisco router?

I have a Cisco (877) router acting as the main gateway for a network; it has a DSL connection and performs NAT from the internal network to its external, public IP address. The router allows SSH ...
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DNS server with scripting

I would like to know if there's any way of having a DNS server on Linux that runs a script and reply a different IP list depending on the script data returned. I've searched Google for 'DNS server ...
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Overriding some DNS entries in BIND for internal networks

I have an internal network with a DNS server running BIND, connected to the internet through a single gateway. My domain "example.com" is managed by an external DNS provider. Some of the entries in ...
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Dynamic Network Name Lookup

I want to make a "dynamic hosts-file server", in lack of a better name, i want to make a machine that asks my other machines what their name is and then lists it in the DNS or some hosts directory. ...
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Dynamic DNS registration for VPN clients

I've got a VPN server set up in my Active Directory on a remote network. (VPN Server is separate box from DNS/AD) When I dial into the network (client machine is not a member of the AD) the machine ...
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What is the extra data specified in a DNS entry called?

A Windows DNS server can have extra data specified in it's DNS entry to alert certain machines of the location of specific types of servers...for instance an entry might have a some of this data that ...
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CNAME to top level [duplicate]

I'm not sure where else to ask this question to please forgive me if this is the wrong forum. I've been told recently that you can't have something like this on your authoritative name server: ...