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

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Windows Server 2008 consuming a lot of bandwidth

My Windows Server 2008 has been consuming A LOT of bandwidth in the last days (990 GB). This is a development server so it should not consume more than 100mb aprox. We noticed this after the server ...
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Accessing Content After Domain Registration [on hold]

I have a website registered on free hosting plan with its free domain.Something like MyWeb.x10.mx Right now, I want to add another domain to it like MyWeb.com but have access to the same content which ...
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Two Servers one Domain - What about DNS? [on hold]

I have a website mywebsite.com/forum If you type mywebsite.com in your browser, you will be redirected to mywebsite.com/forum through a script. Now, I want to have a blog on the main page ...
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Websites Appearing on Server but not rest of Network

We have a setup in which IIS is working properly if remoted into the server. On the actual sever, it is working with both with ip addresses and dns. If, however, I am on a client machine on the same ...
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Spoofing DNS for another domain within a DMZ

I am setting up a DMZ disconnected from our corporate LAN. I've moved DNS services for the DMZ hosts into the DMZ with a stripped down set of zone info containing only what the DMZ hosts need to know. ...
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Bind only works Locally - Ping works locally not externally

I am using Bind on a Centos 6.5 server in order resolve subdomains to an IP. I have *.ddns.example.com and ddns.example.com pointing to my server via A record. I have added a zone for this, see ...
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KMS for Office 2013 defaults to old server - DNS is fine

I have a strange problem with a Server 2012 R2 KMS Server which has been migrated from a 2008 R2 Server - and by migrated I mean removed, and followed all instructions found here: ...
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Connectivity problems on website

We've been experiencing some connectivity problems on http://www.scirra.com. Running a DNS check: http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/?domain=www.scirra.com We're getting some errors: Delegation not ...
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One domain, two server Ip

I have a domain like mysite.com, then in the DNS config I set: A (HOST) * myProductionServerIp @ myProductionServerIp CNAME www @ So any query to mysite.com or www.mysite.com will ...
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CNAME on shared hosting [on hold]

I essentially want to know how a CNAME record works. If I have a CNAME for profile.joebloggs.com pointing to mysite.com would I need to set up my virtual host to accept profile.joebloggs.com on ...
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Apache/DNS - Pointing Domain Name to Folder in my Directory

I have a folder with an app that I'm serving. In my httpd.conf, I set up a virtualhost to point to that folder. During development I set it up to point to a subdomain on a domain that I own ...
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Corrupt DNS requests

Sometimes in some network captures that include my DNS server, I find there are failed lookups for what seem like invalid requests. When viewed in Wireshark these show up with what looks like escaped ...
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Switching to different domain registrar and different host without any website or email downtime

What I currently have: Domain registered at register - oldregister.com Website hosted at different host - oldhosting.com Email hosted at different email provider - oldemailhosting.com What I want: ...
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Cisco ASA not allowing DNS traffic to pass?

I have an ASA 5515 as my internet firewall. It is not allowing me to do NS Lookups from any internal DNS Servers, or clients. If I set my nslookup server to 8.8.8.8 (google DNS), I can resolve public ...
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How to add reverse dns record on cloudflare [on hold]

I need to set PTR record on my cloudflare account, because all outgoing mails are going to spam. I do not see ptr record in my cloudflare account. Can I use txt/srv record instead?
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nslookup on VirtualBox virtual machine not working [on hold]

Request: If you want to down vote this question, please at least leave a comment as to why you have, as I'm new to this site & would appreciate some feedback I've got a VirtualBox VM setup using ...
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Why is DNS returning two different results at random?

I changed my nameserver and host company for my domain 30 hours ago. Now, DNS propagation checks indicate that the correct nameserver is recognized worldwide. However, browsers on my own machines ...
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Purpose of SOA record in DNS (apart from zone transfer)

Does the SOA record in a DNS zone file have any purpose whatsoever, apart from zone file transfers? If a DNS server does not rely on zone file transfer for replication (but instead relies on some ...
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How to point CNAME to Digital Ocean droplet

Having an issue trying to point a CNAME to my Digital Ocean droplet I created a CNAME on DNSimple and pointed it to the IP address of my Digital Ocean droplet: ironman4x4.adamgeorge.com I've tested ...
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Setting up domain with multiple servers [on hold]

I am setting up a small web hosting service for my clients. I have my dedicated server which will be the shared server to host clients websites using WHM/cPanel. I have a separate VPS server that I ...
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Changing DNS Server - how to update Static assigned Member servers?

We are upgrading our Server from 2008 to 2012. In that process, We have a Windows Server 2012 acting as a new DNS, with a new IP - DNS2. Most of our servers use static IP (as well as DNS assignment) ...
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New install of DKIM NOQUEUE: milter-reject

I am trying to configure DKIM for my mail service. Postfix on Gentoo is kicking back the error -> 2014-10-26T07:28:23+00:00 emailer1 postfix/smtpd[25554]: NOQUEUE: milter-reject: CONNECT from ...
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Secure Domain.nl , Alias of SSL Certified Domain.com not working with .com's SSL Certificate [on hold]

I have a .com site that is https with a Comodo certificate via Dreamhost. I also have https://cdn.domain.com with a unique ip address to make it play nice with MaxCDN. The site is run in two languages ...
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How do large SaaS providers support A records? [on hold]

According to RFC 1035 CNAME records cannot be used used in a zone apex because a CNAME record cannot exist alongside records such as SOA. This is frequently a source of frustration for those trying ...
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Is this a case of a stale ISP DNS cache or did I fudge something up?

I am currently in the process of transferring a legacy website (from a legacy hosting service provider) to a modern solution. Due to my context-specific requirements (which include financial ...
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Apache: Connection times out on all subdomains

Recently I've been setting up Apache for a friend (I have't used Apache in ages, I've switched to nginx). Anyway, I was able to set up the server itself, and can connect via "example.com". However, ...
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Weird routing when accesing local service on OpenVPN server

I'm currently having a very restrictive internet access, basicly, anything that doesn't use port 22, 443 or 80 are routed through a different network who has a 1 seconde ping and 60% packet loss. ...
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Confused about Linux Hostname, DNS Hostnames and FQDN Hostname

This might sound stupid and basic to some of you, but I am still so confused about this even after reading numerous sources on the net. My questions still unclear are: Is the Hostname in machine ...
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RDATA for DNS PTR record [on hold]

I'm a bit confused about the relationship between PTR and MX records in DNS. I understand the basic idea and need for these records: Essentially, an MX record gives you the hostname of the SMTP ...
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Reverse DNS records not registered when using DHCP

I've stumbled upon a strange behaviour with Windows machines, which seems to be fairly consistent between all Windows versions from Vista/2008 to 8.1/2012 R2; it doesn't happen instead when using ...
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Running own DNS in intranet, how to reach outside DNS from clients

The Scenario: I am creating a Network for 8 Windows 7 Workstations running in a Student Laboratory. They are supposed to browse the internet, but not to be reached from outside their intranet. To ...
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How do i point emails to Office 365 and Exchange at the same time?

in the near future i will be moving a company that we support to office 365. They are currently on Exchange 2003. I will be saving each users emails to pst from their current mailboxes, then adding ...
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One subdomain to two IP addresses depends on port [duplicate]

I have one subdomain (sub.domain.com) and it redirects user (by SRV record in DNS zone) to specified IP and port. On other IP I have web hosting service and I'd like to have website on the same ...
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Does a www record need to have DNS delegated?

When using DNS check tools (e.g. http://dnscheck.ripe.net/) against www.hostname.org.uk I get returned errors like: Delegation not found at parent. Not enough nameserver information was found to ...
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Parkingcrew.net hijacking our domain

we are experiencing a very bizarre sort of hijack on our domain www.lbps.co.uk It seems to render fine on desktop systems and on mobile devices over WIFI it also seems fine. However when WIFI is ...
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Why is host so much slower than dig on some queries?

When querying a particular address, dig as run against the resolvers listed in /etc/resolv.conf will return NXDOMAIN nice and quickly where host will take a while. $ dig @<resolver> ...
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What should my SPF record be? [duplicate]

I have a Microsoft Exchange 2010 server. The outbound e-mails are sent through these servers: a.mx.apm-internet.net b.mx.apm-internet.net The MX records are also set to these servers: ...
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Does AWS Elastic Beanstalk Swap Environment Url swaps environments for git push?

I have read the docs for zero downtime on aws but cant seem to understand what happens in this scenario? I have a environment running in production called 'red' I duplicate the environment as 'blue' ...
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Testing a mail server

Suppose you want to test a mail server for a particular domain before going live with DNS change. For example, when you want to test an HTTP/HTTPS site you can just change your own machine's hosts ...
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Nginx redirection to url writen in requested file

I need to setup dynamic redirections. For example, a user open a link : http://www.example.com/2/3/4/ and see the page on the following address: http://www.example2.pl/something. I know about ...
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postfix/smtpd[1337]: warning: hostname example.com does not resolve to address 93.184.216.119

I am having trouble figureing out what exactly the following error message means. It pops up in the logs whenever a mailserver from 192.168.x.x address is pushing mails. postfix/smtpd[1337]: ...
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ASA/AnyConnect will only allow 53/udp to the DNS servers listed in the profile

I found a "bug/feature" in Cisco AnyConnect/ASA 5510: if a VPN client makes a query to udp/53 (DNS query) to any IP address that isn't listed as a DNS server in the VPN profile, then ASA drops this ...
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Parked domains on Spamhaus DBL

I've set up a nameserver to park a bunch of my domains (similiar to sedo, bodis etc). Everything is working well. Unfortunately, all my parked domains are instantly listed at spamhaus (DBL). No mail ...
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DNS Zone manager - Server name and NS records mismatch. Pingdom errors

http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/?domain=leadassign.com&timestamp=1413917580&view=1 Lists errors: "Superfluous name server listed at parent: ns1.io-servers.com.", etc. I think its because in the ...
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Domain Name Server [closed]

I have a domain and 2 servers. First Server is located on Europe and other one is in Sydney. I set 2 name servers for this domain to point 2 locations. problem is this, with every refresh it's load ...
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DNS Redirect: which method should I choose? [closed]

Through the administration panel of my hosting account, for www.example.com, I can access an option that allows me to create manual DNS Redirects. Let's say I have a VPS with a public Apache ...
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Nginx dynamic proxy_pass doesn't resolve properly

I'm having problems configuring nginx, I've searched the web for solutions and I have some bits and pieces but I'm still not able to come up with proper configuration. I have registered a domain, ...
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Configure adapter setting to add loopback IP address to the list of DNS servers

I have Active Directory integrated DNS. I ran the Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) for DNS and received the following error: I have the following network adapters: I am not using the second ...
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Firefox v33 DNS CNAME Translation [closed]

After updating to Firefox 33, I seem to encountered an issue with DNS CNAME translation. For example, usually when I type something like "directory" it will take me to "directory.example.com", but ...
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DNS zone servicing concepts

Currently I am working out some concepts about how DNS works and am running into a question I can't easily find an answer to on the internet. I am looking for an answer based on a set of questions ...