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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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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What is the DNS root zone and domain?

This might seem like a silly question but I want to get my terminology correct. This was my understanding: DNS root zone = . DNS root domain = (nameless) However, after reading the Wikipedia ...
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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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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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Named alternates between working for example.com & www.example.com

I have a domain registered with eNom. From time to time I will do an nslookup example.com and get the IP address. However, when I put nslookup www.example.com it responds can't find ...
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What's the difference between example.com and www.example.com?

I'm a developer and I'm having trouble setting up some hosting, and I hope you guys can help me out. I've got a domain I'm setting up for a friend. URLs work fine when I use the short form, like ...
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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 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 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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How to setup domain name for webmin access [closed]

I want to access webmin through domain name like webmin.example.com instead of 127.0.0.1:10000. How i can achieve this using apache virtual hosting?
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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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Is it possible for an AD domain's DNS name to point to a web server instead of the DCs?

My active directory domain's name is "mywebsite.com" instead of "mywebsite.local". I had to do this as a workaround to other issues, and to change it will be a pain. When people inside of my company ...
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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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Pointing a domain to AWS Route 53

I am having difficulties getting my domain to point to my EC2 properly. I searched through a few third party guides online, and got slightly swamped in the official AWS documentation, but despite this ...
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change account's main domain in directadmin [closed]

Before anything I should acknowledge that my question was not understandable enough. So I totally edited that I have a VPS with DirectAdmin control panel. One of my users had registered with ...
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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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godaddy SSL certificate shows domain name instead of full company name

We just took a deluxe wildcard (*.example.com) certificate from godaddy. The process also included company name verification and company phone verification. After installing, the browser (firefox) ...
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How to create a Mail Server? [closed]

I'm planning to introduce computers within my Dad's company. At present, the company does not use any computers. I have created a web application, but I have not created a mail server because I have ...
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Staging environment, how to deal with domain name?

For those who aren't familiar with the term "staging", it consists of privately deploying your code to a production server (or a clone of your server) so you can make sure nothing is going to break ...
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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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Rewriting to address on postfix local aliases

I was running into the common problem that mail for "root" on my system was having $mydomain appended, and because $mydomain is not in $mydestination, the mail was being sent to our central mail ...
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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 do you add a domain name to a VPS?

I have a VPS with allgamer.net (I use it to play minecraft). I also have a domain name with networksolutions.com What I want to do is attach that domain name to the VPS. I want to run a wiki on my ...
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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 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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Is there a way to list all domain names for IIS setup?

I have a Windows 2003 IIS6 setup. I would like to get an extract (system output) of all the header dns entries (virtual hosts etc). As I need to move my server and just updated the IPs (I don't have ...
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Is there anything I should know before trying to acquire a domain name from the current owner?

I am helping my church with their new web site (two of them actually) and there is a domain name that they really want, but it's taken. The domain isn't in use (at least not for a web site). I've ...
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cannot resolve DNS server's own domain name

I have a DNS server (mega.dude - 123.123.123.123) running bind 9.4. When I: dig mega.dude I get no answer section. I have nameserver 123.123.123.123 in /etc/resolv.conf Here is my zone file: ...
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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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What does STATUS:CLIENT HOLD mean in a domain record?

A site I was once responsible for has disappeared off the interwebs - its WHOIS record includes the somewhat mysterious line STATUS:CLIENT HOLD. Is that why the site is no longer accessible (it still ...
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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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Tool for finding Domain Names from a list of suggestions [closed]

I would like to create domain names for 3 websites. For each of the 3 websites I have written down 20-30 ideas. Is there a website I can go to to see if the .com domain for the ideas I have are ...