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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Compatibility of new tlds

How do you make sure a domain name under a new tld in the recent ICANN expansion will be compatible with all network devices that internet traffic to and from to this domain may depend on? The ...
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How universal is the Universal Acceptance of new tlds? [closed]

More specifically, has anybody used any of the tlds in the recent ICANN expansions for any serious purposes, and during the process, experienced any technical issues with them? What tld is it? What ...
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How to technically retrieve the full list of all domain names for a particular TLD?

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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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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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 ...
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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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Who is a good registrar these days? [closed]

It's been a long time since I've had to register a new domain. What registrar is considered geek and sysadmin friendly? I've heard that godaddy will screw you 10 ways to Sunday, and a lot of the ...
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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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bind9 and multiple zone master based on domains

Is it possible to setu bind9 as a caching server, but for specific domains to use one zone master and for the nonspecified to use another zone master? Our setup: Inhouse there is a DNS-server, which ...
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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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Redirecting domain B's subfolders to Domain A

I have a website with two domain names. The first, example.com, serves as the site's main domain, the one under which I originally installed Moodle. Then I set another domain, that is, example.org, ...
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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 ...
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What is the public whois server for .IN.NET domain names? [closed]

If I am going to be performing a Whois lookup for a domain name with the extension .IN.NET, which whois server should I connect to? For example, for .com domain names, I would format my whois query ...
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www and no www duplicate versions of the site? [closed]

So I am having an issue where on my webserver if you go to wwww.mydomain.com it works and displays the website, but if you go to mydomain.com it doesn't change or redirect you to www.mydomain.com, so ...
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Host name unavailable

A week ago I changed the nameserver addresses and some other DNS records (A, MX, CNAME) while moving a website from one hosting provider to another. Everything seemed to work out fine, but apparently ...
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How to forward FQDNs to Virtual Machines? [closed]

Is it possible to have 2 domain names pointed to two different VMs running under Ubuntu Server? My dilema is that I only have 1 public facing IP address. Here is a graphic of what I am trying to ...
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What does changing a NS record actually do?

As I am by no means a server expert, so I wanted to learn the basics by starting my own small VPS on Digital Ocean and host some simple websites to try things out. In the tutorials of DO it says that ...