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Why does Heroku warn against “naked” domain names?

I ran across this page in the Heroku docs... Naked domains, also called bare or apex domains, are configured in DNS via A-records and have serious availability implications when used in highly ...
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How do I prevent Apache from answering requests for domains I don't host?

Someone has pointed their domain (www.bomberball.net) to the same IP as my domain (www.kapparate.com) , and Google is now showing the former when searching for Kapparate, rather than the latter. ...
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How the heck is http://to./ a valid domain name?

Apparently it's a URL shortener. It resolves just fine in Chrome and Firefox. How is this a valid top-level domain? Update: for the people saying it's browser shenanigans, why is it that: ...
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Domains and 'Private Registration Services'

Last year i registered a few domains, with a 5th i could get free privacy which is what i wanted. My total was $43 for 5 domains and privacy. Now i need to renew them. I have the cost of the 5 ...
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How to find all hostnames in DNS attached to one IP?

If I have multiple hosts configured on one machine (a la apache's VirtualHosts), how can I do a lookup on the IP and find all domains configured to reach it? For example, I have several web and email ...
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My public website name and AD domain name are the same. How can I get to my external website from inside my network?

I am using my domain example.orgin my firm. I can use www.example.orgto view my website. If I try http://example.org from outsite my firm there is no problem, but if I try it from inside, my windows ...
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Testing nameserver configuration using it

I have configured my nameserver, and I want to test it before letting it go online. So, how could I say that a specific domain (let's say example.com) should be resolve using a specific nameserver ...
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Reverse DNS Lookup from the Command Line

I'd like to get a list of all domains pointed to a certain IP address. Is there a way to get this information from the command line? Nothing like "host", "nslookup" or "dig -x". Those return the ...
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How to make domain point to another web directory?

My client gave me limited access to his webserver. At the moment, I have 2 versions of the same website and they are /home/public_html/ and /home/public_html/newversion/ I want to point ...
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Getting a domain name off of the blacklist

I have a friend who purchased a domain name recently that he found out (after buying it) is apparently blocked by many corporate firewalls or proxies b/c it's been tagged as porn by the blacklist db ...
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When are DNS “glue” (or “host”) records needed?

I kind of know why glue records are needed (cyclic dependencies), but when are they needed? Are they only needed when setting a domain's nameservers to my own machine on the internet - like ...
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How to find the computer name a user logged on to

Is there a tool or script or some other way of knowing what computer name a specific user is currently logged on to? Or even was logged on to? Say the user "HRDrone" is working on his machine whose ...
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How to tell what time a domain user logged in?

In the "Security" event log on a Windows 2003 domain controller, I see several entries of event 540 -- "Successful Network Logon" averaging a few minutes apart throughout the day. Is the first one of ...
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Multiple domains (including www-“subdomain”) on apache?

after messing around a while I decided to ask here: I have a vhost and want to use 2 domains on this server. My apache configuration file looks something like this: NameVirtualHost * <VirtualHost ...
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How should I setup separate MX records for a subdomain?

Let's say I have a domain that I run a web application on, for example cranketywidgets.com, and I'm using Google Apps for handling email for people working on that domain, for example, support@ ...
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Windows Domain Controller: Create a test environment from a production environment

I need to create a working test environment of a domain we have. I need to have all the data from the production environment in the test environment. What is the best way to go about doing this? ...
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Create Unix Named Socket from the Command Line

Is there a command similar to mkfifo but for domain sockets?
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Allow Domain Users to install software on their computers

How would I go about allowing a 'domain user' to install software on their computer. I have active directory and group policy in place. Is there a setting in group policy that would allow this? I ...
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Runas Domain Account Still Asks for Password

I'm using a Win7 computer that isn't joined to the domain. I want to be able to run a program, such as IE, under the domain user. c:\> runas /noprofile /netonly /user:MyDomain\MyUser iexplore.exe ...
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How to hide a trusted domain in the logon screen?

I need to create a bidirectional trust between two Active Directory domains. But management is worried that users will be puzzled out when seeing another domain name in the drop-down list in the ...
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If a machine is removed from Active Directory does it create a log file?

If a machine is removed from AD (but not properly disjoined from the domain) is a log file/entry of some kind created? If so where would it be located and how can we access it?
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Is it possible to block a certain email adress from sending email anywhere other to its own domain?

I wonder if its possible to block all but few specific adresses to send outgoing emails anywhere other than its own domain. Also so they could still recive incomming messages. Blocking everyone isnt ...
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DNS BIND on CENTOS 6.3 and domain nameservers

I am somewhat new in BIND and DNS, so please tolerate my stupid Questions. I having problem running my own custom nameserver. I have a virtual hosting with openVZ (CENTOS 6.3), with 3 IP addresses and ...
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How can I find other domains hosted on an IP?

I see sites such as http://domainsbyip.com/ that allow people to input an IP or domain and it returns other domains hosted on that IP. How do you find this information?
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Move primary domain hosting from GoDaddy, but keep email & subdomains there w/ non-GoDaddy registrar

Given a domain registered through DotRegistrar, with GoDaddy as the current host (shared hosting) I need to figure out how to move the hosting for the primary domain to another hosting provider ...
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Share folder and access this folder on different domain

the following situations: i have two pc's. My work desktop with XP prof and logged on in domain mywork.com. This desktop also has two network card. one for logging on the mywork.com domain and using ...
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different hosting account, same URL?

Our client has a website at www.myclient.com. They want a new site created at www.myclient.com/newsite and for us to host it. Is it possible to have www.myclient.com hosted on one server/network and ...
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mapping my EC2 instance to the www.mydomain.com

I am newbie to concepts like Cname, A record and all. I am running a EC2 instance with tomcat6. Now I need to map my java based application to www.mydomain.com. I just went through few documents and ...
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how to create a subdomian on a windows server 2003 network

I'm trying to forward 'test.mydomain.com' to '192.168.10.34'. That is a centos web server. However I can't seem to figure out or find how to do this in Windows Server 2003. We do own mydomain.com and ...
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vmx and vmdk completed > How to change the domain>

Do I need to change the domains (as they are from different domain) before opening with vm-workstation 8x? or do I change the domain after open it with vm-workstation? How to change domain of a ...
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Can I create a top level TLD? (.michael for instance)

It appears that ICANN is allowing the creation of top level domains. Instead of 'registering' a domain, you would essentially be signing up to be a registrar (you'd be giving out registrations on ...
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How to test DNS glue record?

Hello I have just set up a DNS server for my domain example.org with 2 name servers ns1.example.org and ns2.example.org. I have attempted to set up a glue record for ns1 and ns2 at my registrar. It ...
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Why is it a bad idea to use a customer email as the from address

I've got an application that emails users once they have filled in a form. It uses a no-reply@customerdomain.com as a from address. The customer wants it to use the email from the form as the from ...
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What needs to be done/added on Apple MacBook Air in order to join domain and be managed?

We are a fully windows active directory company. I now have a MacBook Air (first in company) - that needs to be connected. What are the things I need to install/set in order for me to be able to ...
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How do I remotely issue a CLI command to thousands of Windows domain computers at once?

I need to issue a CLI command (cmd.exe or PowerShell) to all of the thousands of computers on my domain. For obvious reasons, this is not going to involve doing the task manually, or physically ...
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Creating a cookie-free domain to serve static content

I am trying to create a "example.com" domain to serve static content to my original domain. How would I make the "example.com" domain to so its cookie-free when loading content? I am thinking that ...
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Which DHCP Client OS Support DHCP Option 119 Domain Suffix Search?

The ability for DHCP servers (Microsoft, ISC, VitalQIP, IPControl, Infoblox, etc.) to deliver DHCP Option 119 - Domain Suffix Search Lists has been around for a long time. Initially, DHCP Client ...
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On-site campus infrastructure migration to Amazon EC2. Feasible?

After a recent power outage, we've been re-evaluating how we can most effectively provide, maintain, and support our IT resources. One idea we've been considering is to move our non-critical ...
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www.example.com vs example.com?

The website I built my girlfriend is not resolving on her Mac when she types www in before the domain name. Is it her browser or do I need to set up a www redirect somewhere?
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Changing netmask from /24 to /16 on a Windows 2003 domain

I have a Windows 2003 domain using 192.168.0.0/24 with all static addresses (no dhcp). I want to move to 192.168.0.0/16 because we need more addresses. I understand that we need to change netmask ...
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Best single-server configuration for small Windows domain with VPN

I work in a tiny two-person software company. The other employee is literally half a world away. I'd like to set up our single Windows server to provide all the services we'll need to run our domain. ...
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Automate creation of subdomain(xyz.serverfault.com)

What’s the best way to automate creation of subdomains (like Basecamp)? My requirement is somewhat similar to Basecamp where users request for a subdomain from a page and I create it for them from ...
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How to disable Tcp/Ip settings in windows 7 via GPO?

I have enabled following policies, "Prohibit TCP/IP advanced connection" "Prohibit access to properties of components of a LAN connection" "Enable Windows 2000 Network Connections setings for ...
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Domain login very slow 10+ minutes

We are racking our brains trying to figure this problem out an are currently stuck! Basically we are having issues with some users taking ages to log in in the mornings, some times up to 20 minutes, ...
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Correct way to update Google Chrome MSI through Group Policy

I am deploying Chrome through group policy. This is working fine. Obviously Chrome has a pretty regular update cycle. I am not allowing Domain Users to install Chrome updates. Having subscribed to ...
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Blocking EXE from executing in XP Domain environment

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction on how to block specific exe files from executing on XP machines in a domain environment. I have active directory setup and working so ...
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domain.tld vs. domain.tld

I just read through this question, and when browsing through the answers, I randomly tried out something and noticed that http://admin.to and http://admin.to. lead to different locations. Both return ...
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Is there any way to point the root domain to a CNAME? [duplicate]

Here is the problem: we host our website with an external provider that doesn't give us an IP address, rather, they give us a domain where we point our www CNAME record to. I assume they are using ...
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What is the 'cacert.pem' and for what to use that?

I am developing a web application on localhost with domains and sub-domains and I would like to use a HTTPS connection. On my Mac OS, in order to enable SSL, I need to set Apache correctly, so I ...
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Domain vs Workgroup

I run a small start-up with 3 people working in 3 workstations (running Windows Vista/7) and a server running Windows Server 2008. Oh, I almost forgot... we also have a linux server (inside a VM ...