A domain name is an identification string that defines a group of computers on the internet under the same realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control. Technically, any name registered in DNS is a domain name, however, the term usually refers to a second and top level domain, such as ...

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Setup Mx record for specific host

I am trying to set up MX record of my domain to point to the google server. According to the google documents I should enter the following values for MX record of my domain ...
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Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
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Accessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers ? [closed]

I'm trying to run a web server on an Amazon ec2 instance . When I queried it through ELASTIC-IP for instance, it resolved perfectly, but whenever I tried to do an nslookup or tried to access it via a ...
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Why setup domain.com as my ADDS domain, the “.com” is disappear? [closed]

Recently I setup a test environment for my self-test. On a win2008 I add ADDS role. I type in "domain.com" as the domain name. Everything is fine and installation completed without problem. However I ...
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Using existing/active Domain Name for Active Directory Domain Name [duplicate]

I have an active domain name: example.com - registered and hosted with a web hosting provider. Can I use example.com as my active directory domain name? Are there any documentations covering this ...
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FreeRadius MSCHAP Authentication With Realm Fails

I have FreeRadius 2.0 server with AD as user store. Authenticating using EAP-PEAP-MSCHAP2.Local realm is defined in proxy.conf. Authentications works fine without realm added to the username. As soon ...
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How do I find all domain names that are CNAME aliased to given domain name? [duplicate]

For example, I want to find all domain names that are forwarded to bankofamerica.com. I know that fleetbank.com and fleetboston.com both forward to bankofamerica.com. How can I find ALL domain names ...
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Exchange domain name change + SSL deployment

My problem: Currently OWA and ActiveSync can be accessed through https://rmt.companyname.com/owa and https://rmt.companyname.com/Microsoft-Active-Sync with a self-signed SSL. I would like to modify my ...
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Enabling multiple domains in a server block of nginx

I am using nginx for request forwarding on my server.I have two server blocks,one for the main website and the other server block to serve my S3 static content. server { listen 80; ...
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Redirect IP Address to Domain Name

I am attempting to redirect the IP address of my domain to the domain name and am running into trouble. The IP address does not redirect to the domain name listed in the redirect statement below. ...
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Hosting website from own webserver to domain name [closed]

i've an domain name with no further options. Just the domain name. My site is running well on my own machine on IIS. So my localhost is showing the website. This website i want to show when i go to ...
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Preventing or Limiting Spammers/Bad Guys from Using My Domain

I started getting replies in my catch all email box that spam and viruses has been sent from my domain. Someone is spoofing my email addresses to send out spam and malware. I was wondering if anything ...
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Website Times Out In The UK

My site is unavailable intermittently. Unfortunately the server suffered a melt down and my host had to restore me to another server from an antiquated backup. They sorted out the DNS to point to the ...
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What tools should I use for DNS diagnostic?

I am trying to host a domain name (pressemag.com) on my dedicated server. I have put DNS the domain name provider gave me I put the .pressemag.com A 88.190.22.44 but nothing.. site is totally ...
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What happpens to my SSL certificate if I transfer domain regsistrars?

I am in the process of transferring my domain from Gandi to GoDaddy (don't ask) and I also have a Gandi wildcard SSL certificate. Will the SSL certificate continue to work once the domain has been ...
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rerouting name to ip on local network [closed]

i created an intranet (lamp) and now i have to make it visible using this url intranet: the solution i found was to put in each computers (mac, windows) this in the hosts file using the ip ...
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Domain Still Points to Old Server After Deleting Account [closed]

Yesterday, I set up an account with 000webhost.com along side with a free domain name from dot.tk. I found out that my WordPress site's Admin is only compatible with >= PHP 5.3 and the server doesn't ...
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Syslog-ng how to get domain names instead of IP address

How can syslog-ng get the domain names instead of IP address that I received? I'm able to get those information but in IP address, I would like to get the DST/HOST to domain names instead of getting ...
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FTP could not connect after applying local DNS(private DNS)

I made a software router in CentOS linux and in that made a DNS server. I am using centOS 6..4 for making DNS i applied following steps: changed the host name = abc.zoom.com and domain name = ...
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How do I set up domain names for IP's on my LAN? [closed]

I have a LAN with 50 clients and my company has made me do a local WebApp. This is new territory for me, but as I see it, the individual internal IP's are regulated by MikroTIK. I was wondering, how ...
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How do I set up DNS with nic.io to point to an AWS EC2 server?

I purchased a domain one week ago via nic.io. I have elected to provide my own DNS [because they provided no other option]. I'm trying to point my .io domain at my EC2 server instance. I've allocated ...
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Domain clients can't reach website with same name as domain

I know this is a very basic question but I need some help. I'm setting up a domain controller on Zentyal with the domain name example.com. But I need the domain users to be able to get to our company ...
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Can I transfer a domain name before expiration to save money? [closed]

I purchased a domain name and hosting package from weebly.com, for a year. Now I realize that it cost me almost double the amount a domain goes for at a site like whois.com. Is it possible to ...
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Why top level domain name is compulsory? [closed]

Why is it necessary to have the .com or .org at the end of domain name? what if I want a domain like http://tkomble which is better than http://tkomble.com or http://tkomble.org since tkomble is my ...
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Is there a term for Second Level Domain and Top Level Domain [duplicate]

If I observe the domain: http://www.google.com/ http is the protocal www is a subdomain google is the second level domain com is the top level domain Is there a specific term that would describe ...
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Validity of a FQDN with a hostname consisting entirely of numbers

Is a FQDN valid if the hostname component is entirely numeric? It's not something I've come across before and I'm not sure if something like the following is legal: 001.example.com. I know it's an ...
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1 IP and multiple domains?

I have IIS7.5 and have multiple IP's, all which are in use. I want to have another domain name added to a primary IP Address (which is in use). Is this possible? I however DO NOT want that domain ...
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ip to domain name mapping failing randomly

ssh root@my.local.server fails 9 times out of 10, with reason "ssh: Could not resolve hostname my.local.server: Name or service not known". So it works sometimes. But once I am connected everything ...
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Get domain names from IP addresses from access.log [closed]

Actually I want to see people from which domain access my website. I want to generate the domain names from IP addresses in the Apache access.log file. How can I do this? There are around 54 log ...
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DNS: am I about to create a circular dependency?

I am currently transfering all my domains to a new registrar. Today I found out that the new registrar does not allow child nameservers unless I become a reseller with a ton of domains (which I ...
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Why do I need to set a hostname?

I know there's quite a few questions about host names. But even after reading them, I didn't really understand the concept of host names entirely. So here's my question: I've been following this ...
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Choosing FQDN for Internal Use (avoiding split DNS) [duplicate]

I've been looking everywhere for a definative answer to this. We are recreating our interal Windows domain and trying to come up with a FQDN for our TLD. Currently we are using "company.co.uk" ...
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Are any top-level domain lookups slower or less reliable than others?

I'm creating an API for a potentially heavily trafficked web app. There is talk of using one of those less common domains such as .io or .ly. Are DNS lookups on these less common domains any slower or ...
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Mail Server on CentOS - Can the domain name and hostname be the same?

Don't know how silly this question sounds, but can I make the mail server hostname the same as the domain name? Example: Typical Mailserver setup: hostname: mail.example.com domain name: ...
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Show content from one site under other domain name

I'm trying to create a service like adding custom domain on blogging sites: 1) Customer changes some settings on his domain. 2) When customer's user comes to customerdomain.com, in fact, he sees the ...
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“A” record redirect gives 400 Bad Request in nginx [closed]

I've registered a domain with NameCheap and have set up an A redirect to my web server. Visiting the server directly (http://1.2.3.4) is fine, but going through the domain name returns 400 Bad Request ...
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How to offer domain mapping to a web app [closed]

I have a web app where users setup their profiles. I would like to offer them the ability to use their own domains - like wordpress and other blog engines offer. I'm wondering how these services ...
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Subdomain DNS isn't working

I have a domain registered with Godaddy. It has a wildcard CNAME for "www". I have tried to make a sudbomain: mysubdomain.mysite.com. However the external DNS doesn't seem to be routing at all. IN ...
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Is there a tool to get the IP of a domain?

I have changed the A record of my domain, but now I don't know how to test if I can see the change. Is there a tool that I can use to determine the IP given a domain name, that I can use? I don't ...
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DNS and Private Nameservers

We switched from shared hosting to a VPS at HostGator. They told us we needed to go into the domain registrar (Moniker) and setup "private nameservers" as ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com. We did ...
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Transfer DNS with nameserver pointed to Office 365

We currently have Network Solutions as our domain registrar. We are looking to transfer the domain to 1and1. We use Office365 to handle our email and other hosted services, so the only change we ...
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Linking IP to a domain name

This is a really newbie question but I need to ask in order to solve a doubt. My situation is the classical one: I bought a domain name and I want to link it to an IP address. The easiest thing in ...
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How to correctly set up network names on Mountain Lion? [closed]

I am from a Linux background with a fair amount of Windows knowledge too but I find myself in the curious position of having to look after someone's macbook air. I am totally new to OSX. I would ...
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Connecting domain name to website deployed at cloud

I have a domain name lovedmusic.com. I have signed up for jelastic - a cloud web hosting service. Right now I m utilizing my trail period. I have created a environment with app id ...
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How to diagnose DNS problems after switching to Route 53

My domain was purchased with Enom and up until a few days ago I was using their DNS. I made the switch to Amazon Route 53 and set up all my records there. Every time I've tweaked the records I've ...
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Virtual host not linking to correct website

I have the domain designer-school.com and I am using my httpd.conf file to connect to a folder on my server and display the site. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/backend ...
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Join workstation to domain, short domain name or FQDN?

Bit of a sanity check required if you don't mind. When joining a Windows 8 machine to the domain should we use the short domain name 'domain' or the FQDN domain.local? I seem to recall that I have ...
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DNS zone file for subdomain, query returns host not found 5(REFUSED)

I'm trying to setup subdomains on my DNS server running Yadifa 1.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit but can't get it to work. in my yadifad.conf, my zone looks like this <zone> type ...
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In DNS check, what “different subnets” and “number of MX records” warnings mean?

In DNS check tools like intodns and dnsstuff, what are the following warnings means and how to avoid: Different subnets : WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Number of MX ...
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making all subdomains use same document root with nginx

I have in the *.conf file for my domain the following: server { listen 80; server_name domain.tld; access_log /var/log/nginx/domain.tld.accesslog; root /var/www/domain.tld; index ...