The Domain Name System, usually referred to by the acronym DNS, is a hierarchical, distributed database where the keys are domain names.

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Running ipv6 tunnel on windows 7 alongside local dns server [migrated]

I am running an IPv6 tunnel via Hurricane Electric in Windows 7, which has been working fine for ages. My router does not support IPv6 at all natively. I am also experimenting with running a local ...
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Do the SSH or FTP protocols tell the server to which domain I am trying to connect?

When using the ssh or ftp commands from the Bash shell, does the server that I am connecting to learn of the domain name used? I understand that the domain name is locally translated into an IP ...
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I want to make non-www domain redirect to my www domain [duplicate]

I was wondering on how would I make my non-www domain would be direct to www domain. I've tried to configure my .htacces to redirect my non-www to www but since non-www was defualt it was infinitely ...
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Hostname lookup fails, name server set up correctly

We have a small network, with a main server (hosting our own website and functioning as a name server) and some web hosting servers. Since yesterday we have an issue with a domain of a client of ours ...
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Windows DNS: Is there a way to partition a domain based on subnets

In our organization, we have two separate groups which share share network address space and a domain. A couple of slices of /24 are allocated to my group (Application Operations,) while the rest is ...
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Forward/Redirect request of Elastic IP to Heroku

I have a hardware with a Elastic IP(Amazon) hardcoded in the firmware(I know, it was a dumb idea, but wasnt my idea). Now I have to forward a request of this EIP(Elastic IP) to a Heroku instance. I ...
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Redirect email for redirected domain [on hold]

I have two domain names with a registrar, one points to a server running plesk with a subscription setup to host the website. The second domain name simply redirects to the first using the registrars ...
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Run server on home PC [on hold]

I am newbie. I have static IP address. Is it possible to serve my web site on my local PC.While registering domain I have to specify NS server. I don't clearly understand what is the purpose of this. ...
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Master DNS server doesn't serve the clients [on hold]

Until yesterday I had a dedicated server with 2 IPs and Plesk. The NS, NS2 is running on same server, I'm using Plesk to add the domain records. Everything I worked great. Yesterday I had to buy an ...
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Using DNS to redirect website [duplicate]

I would like to redirect domain1.com to domain2.com using DNS. I would further like to redirect www.domain1.com to www.domain2.com. For domain1.com zone file, do I need to have an A record or are ...
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Windows Server 2008 sending regular TCP DNS requests to Forwarders

Our organization's primary DNS server is a Windows Server 2008 which two Forwarders set. I happened to notice on our firewall that this server is sending out regular TCP requests to the Forwarders in ...
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MX or A record issues

We have a mail server (Mailenable) which we are using to sell email accounts to our clients. We have one client that could not send email to a specific domain and they receieve this error from the ...
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DNS issue? Currently no logon servers available

While I have read through lots of post that have the same error message, I have not been able to find a solution that works for my situation. I have one server, Windows 2008, that I rebuilt about a ...
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DNS Server Hardware Specifications for 100,000 or 200,000 Queries Per Second (QPS) [duplicate]

I hope everyone is fine. I am planning a load testing on DNS Server. I want a single client to send upto 200,000 QPS. The thing is that now I am going to buy/utilise the Hardware that will run the ...
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rndc fails to add zone, bind99 freebsd

I solved all rndc key errors and appear to perform most functions but when testing the addzone feature I am getting this error while trying to use rndc to add a fresh new zone -> rndc addzone ...
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Server making outbound dns requests [duplicate]

I have a cloud server with Rackspace and they have blocked DNS because of "excessive queries". I can find the info below when running ps, but I can not seem to locate where the file is that is making ...
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How to add master zone through PowerDNS API?

We have a PowerDNS master-slave setup. Now we want to use the PowerDNS API to automatically create master zones on the master server from our application. We created a master zone template, so when a ...
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Web content listing. Whitelist crafting [on hold]

What I'm trying to make easier is adding web portals to the whitelist on the firewall. I am looking for an easier way to get all sub domains and resources like google APIs. Sometimes it is hard to ...
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Is it possible to have 1 IP Address for a cluster of recursive DNS Servers?

Is it possible to have 1 or two static IP Address for a cluster of recursive (but not open relay) DNS Bind Servers that are being hosted on different cloud vpn providers? We want to have two DNS ...
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Where can I find a good Anycast Provider? [on hold]

We run a VPN Service (much like unblock-us/blockless). We have two DNS servers that handle DNS requests. Unfortunately for us, they are currently at the same hosting company. We did talk about having ...
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Moving a web server without moving the email server

I need to move a client's website off their old host and onto their new host without changing their email server. I've read this extremely thorough answer on a similar question ...
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Can vSphere PowerCLI cmdlets execute from a PS1 file?

I'm looking to write an admin script that will: Delete a VM from vSphere Delete the VM's DNS entry Release the VM's IP address with our Windows DHCP server I can accomplish the first item via ...
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Individual accounts being spammed on server, even though DNS not hosted [on hold]

Disclaimer: Please pardon the newbery! I've got a dedicated linux server from HostGator that has around 100 accounts on it. Lately, dozens of these accounts get bombarded with junk mail a few times a ...
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Setting up local DNS cache? [on hold]

The currently available DNS servers for our business (in Indonesia) are extremely slow and seem to take a very long time to update new entries. We run Ubuntu servers (14.04) in my company, and ...
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Link A record with Laravel public directory

I set up VPS server. There I have Laravel deployed (/var/www/html/mysite/public). The issue is, in must be on mysubdomain.mysite.com. So i configured A Record for VPS IP and it really works. I set ...
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Bind9 on a dedicated server [duplicate]

I am using bind9 on a dedicated vps with ip: xx.xx.xx.xx And i have vps server with webserver and its ip: yy.yy.yy.yy Question: it is correct to point nameservers, e.g. ns1.domain.com/ns2.domain.com ...
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Debian 6 Not resolving hostnames

Regards, I've run into the following issue recently following an intrusion in to my VPS: Although resolv.conf is properly configured with the correct DNS servers the VPS can not resolve hosts. I ...
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Accessing localhost over WiFi by name [migrated]

This is my configuration: 1. Ubuntu 14.04 LAMPP server (localhost). 2. WiFi Access Point on ubuntu server. 3. Android device connected to WiFi access point. I can access localhost from android device ...
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Configuring Preferred/Alternate DNS Servers on a DNS server

I currently am running a single DNS server. If I don't set a Preferred/Alternate DNS server on the Ethernet controller and run the Best Practices Analyzer I get the following results: If I do ...
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Set up the right mx records for postfix/dovecot server

I recently set up a postfix/dovecot mail-server on my VPS (OVH), but for some reason I cannot receive e-mail through it. Is anyone able to check my DNS-records and my Postfix/dovecot configuration to ...
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I need to host several websites on IIS 8 in Windows Server 2012 for public access

I have a small server running Win 2012 and IIS and I have a public IP address from ISP. I bought several domain names for my websites. Usually I buy hosting service for hosting my website. Now I need ...
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Fragmented DNS Packet

The DNS response against my domain is 1228 bytes long and I need the packet to get fragmented in 3 packets. To achieve this I have set the MTU at name server (bind9 running on the machine) to be 500. ...
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VPS can ping host by IP but not by name

My Debian VPS can ping all host by name and IP but there's one host I can't ping by name. Ping by name failed but successful with IP However on my home PC i can ping that host by name and IP. I ...
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Simulate Domain registrations on local network [closed]

For academic purposes, I would like to simulate everything from registring domain to setting up VPS and website on local network. I would need to simulate name registrars, some sort of enviroment for ...
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Sub Domain not working?

I'm running nginx on ubuntu 14.04 LTS, on a kimsufi dedicated server. I'm pointing my domain (www.angrycrows.com) to my server using an A record. I don't have bind9 / dns hosting set up on my box. ...
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Sync DNS zones on a Standalone DNS server from a AD integrated zone

I need to install DNS services on a Server [which is a part of a domain but not a Domain Controller]. I have around 12 Domain Controllers which have DNS roles installed on them and they have around 25 ...
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PowerDNS authoritative name server works but non-authoritative name server servfail

In my current role as Devops I have been assigned a few tasks that are new to me including setting up a PDNS server with MySQL backend. After initial setup of the server I tested responses from the ...
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Domain Name Forwarding not working with github pages

I had my blog on github pages with a custom domain name blog.tamizhvendan.in and today I've moved it to a new domain name www.p3programmer.com by updating the CNAME record with www.p3programmer.com. ...
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Cisco DNS doctoring or Hairpinning?

I've the following configuration: CISCO 881, IOS 15.2(4)M6. On WAN interface is configured the 86.34.156.48/29 subnet from our ISP. Behind the router is staying 2 webserver. NAT: 86.34.156.51 <> ...
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How to set up internal dns to copy public dns plus additional entries?

I have a windows domain example.com and a public domain of the same name. How do I set up my company DNS to resolve all the subdomains like the public DNS does, and more? Do I have to copy the entries ...
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Accessing original files on a domain which has A-Record redirect to tumblr [closed]

Hosting a tumblr on a custom domain, but allowing access to files that are at that domain, that are outside of the tumblr CMS. The custom domain I've got two A-Record DNS entries that point over to ...
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Understanding (and partially disabling?) DNSSEC for an internal domain

I am setting up a new DNS infrastructure for our internal HPC cluster environment. This involves providing a migration path from our existing DNS authorities and domains. For sake of example, let's ...
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How to find out about the nameserver configuration on a VPS

I recently inherited the management of a dedicated server with a number of VPSs installed on it, each of them hosting a number of websites and domains We require e-mail for one of the domains ...
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Windows Hosts DNS query for _ldap._tcp.domaincontroller, is this normal?

To make this easier to wrap my head around, here's what I'm using in my examples: deecee = my domain controller dctoo = another domain controller internal.foo.bar = the full DNSDomainName of ...
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How can I manage all of my domains with minimal configuration?

This is a Canonical Question about DNS server administration. I have one hundred or so domains. All of these domains need to be configured identically, but it seems like a huge waste of time to ...
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ntpd servers stuck in init state when defined by hostname, but sync correctly when defined by IP address

I started having an issue on a couple of our colo servers which is causing a fair bit of head scratching. I as alerted to clock skew on a couple of servers, and when I went to investigate ntpq -=p ...
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How to configure dynamic DNS updates when using stateless IPv6 addressing?

I am using Server 2012 with AD/DNS/DHCP. I have successfully configured stateful DHCPv6 however this does not accomplish what I would like to achieve so I disabled it and I'm currently trying to get ...
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Cisco ASA firewall blocking requests to internally hosted DNS server

I have a DNS server behind a Cisco ASA firewall. The Cisco firewall is performing NAT. When inside the network, I can NSLOOKUP directly to the server. When the client is external, requests time out. ...
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How to setup custom (first level) domain on Basic Azure machine?

I see that I can more or less easily create a custom second level domain aka contoso.cloudapp.net on Azure VM. But I would like to setup a real domain I purchased such a contoso.com without the ...
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Our company website is not opening in internal network but working on external network [duplicate]

Our website is hosted in Bigrock, external users can access it normally but internal network not able to access it. My AD domain and website domain are same eg. "sample.in". Exchange server is ...