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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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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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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488 views

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 ...
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How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?

Similarly to hostname that can be changed in different ways: temporarily using the hostname command permanently using /etc/hostname (or /etc/sysconfig/network or /etc/HOSTNAME, these files are used ...
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Active Directory Domain Names - Forest/Tree/Children

I've been doing some reading on suggested top-level-domains for AD and whatnot. I used to setup domains as company.local and that worked just fine, however, more people want to use their external ...
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Access Amazon Web Server via domain name?

I have set up my Amazon EC2 Web server where I host my website. However, I currently access it with the elastic IP. What I have done so far: I have created a hosted zone for mydomain.com and added ...
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What's the most effective way to block incoming HTTP/HTTPS requests from an old domain name?

A own a dedicated CentOS box that uses lighttpd to serve www.newdomain.com. However, the same IP used to host an old domain www.olddomain.com. The box still gets requests for www.olddomain.com. ...
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Transfer DNS to resolve domain to my server

I have bought a domain name www.mydomain.com on Namecheap, and I have successfully managed to set up redirections to my personal server available at the IP address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX. The problem is ...
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Move name servers from current hosting to dedicated server [closed]

I have a hosting and registered domain with them. I want to move to dedicated server (Ubuntu, no cpanel). In hoster panel I have ability to change nameservers IPs. Here is the response from hosting ...
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DNS alias configuration at the local server level

I'm wondering if it's possible to alias one domain for another at the server configuration level in a similar way that you can alias a domain to an IP address in the /etc/hosts file. This is on a ...
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Difference between DHCP options 'Domain-Name' and 'Domain-Search'

What is the difference between the two? I had thought that domain-name would put the client on the specified domain (ie. If the domain-name was set to "foo.bar" the clients FQDN would be ...
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Mismatch in NS and glue records in the parent zone, where every NS is still auth

What happens with glue record inconsistency, where every single server that is listed as an NS server at the parent zone for the child zone, always answers records authoritatively regarding the child ...
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Apache Server Management [closed]

I have an apache server installed on Windows 7 .. I use it mainly for testing .. Now, I need to modify the settings of the apache to work as real servers. Below is the list I need to approach. First: ...
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Azure hosted website gives 404 error when domain name is preceded by www

mydomain.com works fine. www.mydomain.com gives 404 - File or directory not found. I don't want people to use www.mydomain.com instead of mydomain.com, but I also don't want the 404 error in their ...
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Domain A record and www

I have a question about domain A records. I have a VPS and I want to point my domain to its IP. Now, do I have to add an entry into the A record for mydomain.com AND www.mydomain.com? Or will simply ...
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Pointing a domain name to a VPS

I just got a VPS. All the host gave me was an IP address to have the domain point to. Lets say my domain is mydomain.com So what I did was I removed the nameserver (not the NS records, but the ...
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icann and new gTLD domains [closed]

Does anyone knows when will be these new domains extensions available? I would like to register now a TLD , but when it will be available for my web site? Is here any approximative date? Also is ...
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share a domain name beween php and mono

I've got a problem : I've got a dedicated server where I use three different domain names and php. Now, I've got a new website that I developped with asp.net. I installed mono, mod_mono and transfered ...
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I purchased my domain with namecheap, have hosting from nearlyfreespeech - how do I get my site up and running? [closed]

I bought my domain from namecheap a week or so ago. Today, I bought hosting from nearly free speech and have built my site. I've uploaded my site to the nearly free speech servers. I can access my ...
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Heroku custom domain name

Hi I registered a domain name on "Europe Registry", it's a .eu domain name. I tried to edit the DNS section of my account on Europe Registry and managed to establish a 301 permanent redirect to ...
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How can I handle a .org domain on my own nameserver without paying for unwanted services?

I have a dot org domain that I use to run a website. Until now, I had an account onto a hosting+domain provider. Recently I thought to run the website on my own webserver and to handle the domain on ...