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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Active directory domain owned externally by third party

I've inherited a network where the .com domain name used by active directory internally is owned by a completely unrelated third party externally (Along the lines of companyint.com). This AD domain ...
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SSL proxy nginx cannot reach server by domain name

I am having an odd issue. I configured a SSL proxy with Nginx serving a website in HTTP which is on 127.0.0.1:1195 (example.com is in my hosts pointing to 127.0.0.1). For some reason : ...
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Force sendmail to check recipient domain exists

There is sendmail relay host for LAN/external users using AUTH or trusting local users, but there is a problem that sendmail accepts mail from trusted users addressed for non existing domains (non ...
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Can someone using the same DNS server as me hijack my domains?

When I register a new domain, I send it to my hosting provider by assigning it its domain name servers in the registar's settings. For example, with Digital Ocean, I input the following: ...
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Migrating from .local to internet-routable domain ramifications?

I've recently come to realize that having our domain end in .local is going to prevent us from being able to set up DirSync with Office 365. I plan to use Microsoft's IdFix tool to correct issues with ...
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DIG returns different result from different servers [closed]

Yesterday, one of my domain names expired, so one of my websites was down. I'm well aware of dns caching, but I think there is something I miss. My website was not down everywhere (thanks to dns ...
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What happens if I am unable to ping my domain name

Let me describe my situation. I have five DCs in our network; mix of 2008 R2 and 2012. Among them one is unavailable at the moment and it might take some time to resolve this issue. Other four DCs ...
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Does adjusting a domain name's TTL actually matter?

I'm aware that tomorrow the public IP address of one of our production servers is going to be changed. The TTL on that A record is currently set to 3 hours. Will adjusting the TTL on that A record ...
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Exchange 2013 Internal and External URLs with multiple servers and certificates

I'm building a lab with two Exchange 2013 Servers with different internal names and only one external URL, the naming schema is something like this: Internal Names: exchange1.local.example.com ...
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How to give a computer a domain name on LAN? [closed]

I have made a web based software which runs on apache on one of the computers on the office LAN. To make it easier for people, I want to use a domain name to access the "server" instead of it's IP ...
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Linking a domain name to a web server without full masking

I'm currently trying to deploy my first website and I ran trough a small issue with DNS. I have my website www folder available (hosted on atlantic.net cloud) and I registered a domain through ...
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Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 - domain name

I am starting a new environment from scratch running two servers with Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 installed. From there each server will run 2 instances of Windows Server 2012 R2 standard (DNS, AD, ...
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Same mailserver, two domains. One domain flagged as spam. Possible causes?

I own two domains, let's call them example.com and mydomain.net. These two domains point to the same ip address, let's say x.x.x.x, and both their A and MX records point to them. They also have SPF ...
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Transferring domains close to expiration

We have a number of production server domains registered with a small registration company. They all expire at the end of the month. We would like to migrate them to godaddy.com, but are unsure if we ...
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How many is too many name servers (ns)?

Ever since GoDaddy's DNS outage I definitely don't trust name servers. I just created a domain name and next step is setting up name servers. I'm thinking of using Route 53, CloudFlare DNS, and ...
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Sub-domain forwarding (unconditional/wildcard)

I would like to forward all requests for domain.net to domain.com. The forwarding works only for the top level URL, meaning the server redirects domain.net to domain.com. However, any and all ...
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Windows 2012 R2 - DNS resolving to internal IP

I'm currently working on my infrastructure and since now it was good. I have a Windows 2012 R2 server on AWS, with a Elastic (Public) IP. I have 3 domain: domain1.com -> point to a CPanel ...
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Domain name redirect to Elastic IP address when typed in browser Amazon EC2

I Pointed my Godaddy domain to Amazon Elastic IP Address in godaddy zone file (poitned @ to my elastic IP address) ,When I write domain name in browser ,it redirects to Elatic IP address ,how to ...
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SSL certificate for a pointed domain

I have a domain hosted by GoDaddy and I have just bought a vps server (without domain) and an SSL certificate (not used) from 1&1. Could I use my SSL certificate for that domain if I just point ...
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Why can't I whois '.google' domains?

I know of only two domains under the TLD google (owned by Google, obviously): nic.google lers.google However, neither of these give valid output when used with whois: $ whois nic.google No whois ...
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Using IIS to give domain name to external site

At my workplace we are currently hosting our own website on a windows server using IIS. We've now had a new public website created by our marketer using SquareSpace and we want to be able to point our ...
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Browser shows IP and port in the url bar for sub-domain

We have a sub domain name like support.mycompany.com. When we write this in browser, it works as expected but the sub-domain changes to IP and port in the url bar. Why is this happening ? What should ...
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How can I set up two virtual Ubuntu Web Servers and split web traffic between them based on incoming domain?

I have a rack mount server here (HOSTA, running ubuntu 12.04), that has two virtualized installations of ubuntu (VIRTA & VIRTB, via vboxheadless, one is 12.04 and the other is 14.04). One has the ...
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How can I redirect all requests to non-matching server_names if I define multiple server_names?

What I want to achieve: I have several domains, subdomains, etc., all of which point to the same nginx vhost. Right now, only one domain (the "correct" domain) is configured in the vhost file: ...
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How to get list of domains pointed in unique IP

I want to know this is possible that i can get whole domains list which is pointed in unique (same) ip address example: i have ip 000.000.00.00 now i want to get whole ip list which is pointed in ...
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How to technically retrieve the full list of all domain names for a particular TLD? [duplicate]

It looks like there are companies that sell the lists of domain names, yet their lists are incomplete, and each company has a different amount of entries for a particular TLD. Why so much conspiracy ...
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Why are there many domain names resolving to IP like 8.8.8.8 and many other? [closed]

I have been wondering why are there many domain names assigning public address that already owned by other (apart from shared hosting/ip), for example hundreds or thousands domain names assigned (or ...
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DNS setup over RRAS, Can't join Domain Controller

I currently have 1 domain controller in one of our premises. I have another server 2008 r2 which I have installed RRAS on and have setup 2 direct dials on either end and they have connected fine. ...
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How to point domain name in tomcat7 properly

I am trying to point a domain name in tomcat7. But it doesn't work properly. I can call my site from URL like "www.mysite.com/folder". If the URL is "www.mysite.com", the result is point to tomcat ...
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How to set up sub domains with IIS 7.5?

I'm in the process of setting up a windows 2008 server. I've managed to set up a site on IIS and I'm in the process of setting up a few more. Typically when setting up sites on my local machine, I ...
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setting numerical hostname in Proxmox

I am using Proxmox. I tried to run new OpenVZ container and I set my recently registered domain as a hostname in format "three digit number dot ie" (XXX.ie). The problem is, that after starting ...
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Dig Command on specific server gives different results than querying without specifying a NS

I am currently experimenting with the dig command because I am having issues with my newly registered domain. When I execute dig @dns.dns1.de overminded.de on one of my Debian servers, I am getting ...
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Assign two domain names to a single EC2 instance

I am running an AWS EC2 Linux instance with Elastic IP a.b.c.d. and I am hosting two different websites on it: ServiceA: http://a.b.c.d/serviceA ServiceB: http://a.b.c.d/serviceB I have purchased ...
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How to create hostname alias WITHOUT IP address?

In linux , /etc/hosts stores ip aliases. But I want to create a hostname without knowing its IP address. In Amazon RDS , it's endpoint is a long domain name such as : ...
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Will a Windows domain rename require new SIDs?

If I rename my local windows domain on my domain controller will all of the user accounts associated with the "old" domain name need to be recreated? Will the user SIDs still be valid and would my ...
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Moving a domain with Email configured

I have an MX records setup on my domain working with my Exchange 2010 server. Emails are working great. I want to transfer my domain to another provider. So far I have done the following: ...
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Point subdomain to VPS

I would like to setup a subdomain on my VPS. I have read a tutorial(http://crm.vpscheap.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=10), but I think it isn't for subdomains. This section ...
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Call a server Ip simulating domain name [closed]

in order to migrate my domain name to my new server, I would like to test it with real domain name. I think we can call Ip server giving as argument domain name ? How can I do that ? Something like ...
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can't access web site with same name as AD domain name [duplicate]

their internal Windows/AD domain name is blahblahblah.com and their public website is blahblahblah.com and they can't see their website while on the office network (the web site loads just fine from ...
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domain name not recognized by Facebook app

This issue may seem more appropriate for stackoverflow at first, but I suspect that there is an underlying server issue that I'm unable to diagnose. I'm just not sure what's wrong. We have a site ...
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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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After domain rename - will I need to rejoin all users to the new domain?

I am running a Windows Server 2012R2 Domain Server (ADDS). The domain is historically from a 2003 server, and is a single Label Domain: e.g.: Contoso I want to rename it to: Contoso.local (using ...
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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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Active Directory Server how to be cautious [closed]

My company has provided us laptops. We used to use them normally but suddenly my company has announced they have installed Active directory server. We all have to shift to that server. The requirement ...
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Point 1 domain to 2 different DNS [closed]

Is it possible for a domain name to point to 2 (or more) different name-server? For example, here I have a domain name testdomain.net, and I want to point it to ns65.domaincontrol.com (GoDaddy ...
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convert from hostnames to ip address and vice versa [closed]

What if two or more different domains which are not alias(using Cname) are hosted on the same server? There are two perspectives : How a server with same IP address resolves two different host ...
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Reverse proxy domain subdirectory to another host serving the same domain name

I have a Debian 6.0 webserver correctly running with the following setup: Nginx as front-server listening on the WAN facing interface port 80 Serving the domain HTTP mydomainame dot org (via ...
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Manage large number of domain names

There are a couple of posts here about keeping on top of registering domain names, we use recurring billing so that sorts that out, rather have a domain renewed that I didnt want than the other way ...
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How can I create a domain name for a Public IP address? [closed]

I configured port forwarding to a private ip so I can access my app from anywhere, with the address of http://66.189.127.96:333/. I want to be able to access this from example.com, not ...
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Multiple IP's per domain name and route to fastest available server?

I'm not very familiar with NameServers. Where can I find information or how can I set up multiple servers with different IP's to use the same domain name, such that the client connects to the ...