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How can I find the WHOIS server for any TLD? [closed]

I'm looking for a reliable and up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers to use in a whois script. Since the list changes frequently, it'd be nice if there were a resource I could refer to rather than having ...
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Is the hostname part of HTTP(S) URLs truly case-insensitive?

Is it safe to use http(s)://CompanyName.com/xyz as URL (e.g. for branding purposes) without any changes to the service-side configs? I know that DNS is case-insensitive, but could there still be side-...
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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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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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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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How to point 2 different domains to 1 IP address (Apache)?

I have two different domain names, which I want to host on the same private hosting I have. I want them to point to the same IP address and yet have different content (of course). How can I do that? ...
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What are the options for a temporary laptop within a work domain?

This is primarily a home laptop, which comes to work once in a while. Does the laptop have to join the domain absolutely, I thought there were different ways of handling this situation. From his ...
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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 ...
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DNS Round Robin: Multiple Nameservers VS Multiple A Records?

Note: This is a follow-up to my previous question regarding DNS Failover. The Goal: to make the client's web browser select the next available server if one is down instantly. I've read somewhere ...
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domain redirection with virtualhost

I have setup a domain, I and I would like to point that domain onto a different webserver. lets say: domain 1: www.test.com on server 1 domain 2: www.test1.com on server 2 I would like to forward ...
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Forward all traffic on a specific port depending on the domain to another port

Imagine I have 10 different domains. All these domains have an A record to a single IP Address. There are ten different services hosted on this one IP. Let's assume they listen from port :80 to :90. ...
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Moving physical server but keeping domain

We're in the process of moving applications from our USA server to our UK based server; They're basically the same platform (LAMP) slightly different versions but not enough to cause too much of an ...
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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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DC/DNS failover with global/common DNS roundrobin

I think I am getting lost in network failover land. I am trying to set up a Windows Domain Controller and DNS, while providing resilients and failover. I have two Domain Controllers and DNS servers. ...
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Having two subdomains on one public IP addres behind pFsense router

I have one public static IP address. I have my main domain register at local Internet provider and their DNS. My main router is pfSense and behind it i have my local network. My WEB server is in ...
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How to setup multiple Apache SSL sites using multiple IP addresses

How do you setup a single Apache2 config to host multiple HTTPS sites each on their own IP address? There will also be multiple HTTP sites on just a single IP address. I do not want to use Server ...
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Multiple Domains on a Single Server

Is it possible to have Multiple domains setup on a single server? I have a 3rd party app that can distinguish users by domain and user name. I would like some way to segment my users. To do that I ...
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Compact Redirects in Apache/htaccess. How? [An Elegant Coding Question]

when setting my redirects in htaccess, i have trouble setting/combining various domains when they all go to the same homepage. I can do them separate, but that isn't neat/elegant. How to rewrite the ...
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Exchange Server in Workgroup / Small Domain?

For one of the projects I'm working on, the site currently has a workgroup of around 15 PCs (XP/Vista/7- these are employees' own computers) and one file server running Server 2008. They use ...
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Moving from Windows Server 2000 workgroup to Windows Server 2008 domain

I work in a small office (5 full-time staff and 4 part-time staff). We don't have an IT department of any kind and we have managed to run things pretty will here for a while. All of the computers in ...
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Check remaining TTL for nameserver

Is it possible to check how much time is left before a nameserver like 8.8.8.8 will update its records from my nameserver?
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Computers point to DC in wrong site

I need your help. I've struggled with this for months and nothing I've found online has helped me. The problem is, domain computers sometimes point to an incorrect domain controller in a different ...
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how do I set static routes in windows domain to all computers at once

Setup, its a test lab and we have some odd requirements Windows 2012 Server running AD/DNS/DHCP 500 client machines used w/4 physical network interfaces each 2 interfaces are test resources, ...
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Fixing typos in user-entered email addresses

We see some typo domains in our mail queue from time to time and I have been thinking of using our internal DNS server to correct these people's mistakes. Some examples from the current mail queue: ...
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Why are domain names occasionally inaccessible?

I could not track down the reason why my domain names occasionally are inaccessible to some visitors. With some I mean some, not everyone. I was working on my website, and at some moment I could not ...
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“The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” when joining a computer the domain

I was trying to join a fresh installed Windows 7 laptop into Windows Server 2003 and after entering the domain username and password, I got the error message The specified domain either does not exist ...
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Apache mod-rewrite rule to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain

What would the rewrite rule be to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain? Or should I look at a VirtualServer directive to take subdomain.domain.tld and serve it from a DocRoot that ...
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How can I search Domain Integrated DNS Entries

Example: I have a server named server1.domain.local I have lots of CNAME entries in various forward lookup zones pointed to server1.domain.local I want to decomission server1, and have a new server, ...
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Legacy apps requiring administrator privileges on XP

I have a legacy Windows 95 app that needs to be run as an Administrator. This is used by students in a school domain. My predecessor set up a domain administrator account for this purpose and a "...
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2008 DC GPO - “Advanced Audit Policy Configuration” missing?

I'm trying to enable Kerberos Authentication auditing in a GPO for the purpose of sending auth events to an AD-integrated web filter appliance, and the instructions have me enable auditing of the ...
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Same SSL for multiple domains

I have a Godaddy domain that points to aws load balancer with a SSL cert. Now I want to add another domain B to point to the same load balancer. Can I use the same SSL cert or is it associated with ...
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How can I point a Google Sites URL to a different host?

I have a Google Sites partnership with some Premier Edition accounts. Currently, my domain [www.foobar.com] points to a WYSIWYG-managed site "Powered by Google Sites." I want to keep routing my e-mail ...
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Colossal Failure After Domain Rename

The backstory... I recently upgraded a MS Server from 03 to 2012. The server needed to be a domain controller and for simplicities sake I named it foo.com instead of naming it something different ...
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Changing Windows Domain UserName

i have a small network thats managed by a windows server 2003 box with active directory and microsoft exchange. I want to rename my username but want to know if anything is going to be affected by it. ...
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Authenticate client against specific Domain Controller

I am having an issue with an active directory account not running login scripts. The scripts run fine in one location and not in the other. Getting the following errors in the event logs: ...
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AD server within another network - DNS issues

Here's a quick summary of the environment I support: we have a domain (domain A) that has about 20 client computers. The domain server for this domain and all the clients sit within the network ...
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What happens if unlink a GPO?

If I have a GPO that contains a handful of settings - let' say, configured to implement WSUS configuration, some random registry entries, some other Control Panel settings etc. If I unlink the policy,...
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Do I have to own my domain before attempting to connect to my domain controller?

I am in the process of purchasing a domain, but I do not own it yet. I setup my domain controller as internal.domain.com. The problem I'm running into is in connecting my workstations to my domain. I'...
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What is the best method to determine an account through DNS A record configuration?

I apologize if my description of the problem is unclear. I am working for an online CMS that allows external domains to be used similar to Tumblr or Flavors.me. I noticed both of these services simply ...
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SBS domain name choice

We are about to set up SBS 2011 at my small company < 10 users. My collaborator wants to name the SBS domain "example.local" . I'm of the opinion we should name the SBS domain "corp.example.com" ...
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Different group policies in one domain

I'm using powershell to display the password expiration of an account before I reset it at work. But the global GP from what I can see, is 180 days, and there are some employees who have 90 days set ...
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Does SSL also encrypt the DNS address?

If I make an HTTP request to: https://hello.domain.com will the connection also encrypt the domain address (hello.domain.com) ? So that sniffing the traffic still makes it impossible to guess what ...
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Issues adding new DC to network after main DC broke down

What I try to do should be something simple but I made in ended up bad. We have a virtual network and virtual machine set up on Azure East Asia region datacenter originally. Then, we decided to move ...
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Create DNS alias

How i can create DNS alias? ie.: i have one domain named example.com and second domain - example.net. Zone-file of first domain contents: example.com. IN A 10.1.2.3 www.example.com. IN A 10.1....
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Redirect subdomain to subdomain on new domain

I own 2 domains sio-india.org and sio-india.com What i want to do is redirect all the subdomains from 1st domain to 2nd domain. eg. home.sio-india.org to home.sio-india.com but i dont want to ...
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Run shutdown script on a Domain Server to shut down Windows 2000 servers in a different workgroup?

We have two Windows 2000 servers which run our Cisco Call Manager software. The servers are in a workgroup. We also have one Windows 2000 server running Cisco Unity which is part of our main domain,...
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Change the document root of a parked domain?

I have run into a problem which is that my web host doesn't appear offer addon domains. I currently have a domain name pointing to my name servers. I went into cPanel to add an addon domain that ...
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Point domain name to subdirectory with .htaccess

I have a server under one main domain, and I want to point another domain to /example/index.php to make another site. Is there anyway i can do this with .htaccess? cheers
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Cannot join client to domain (non virtual, DNS issue)

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and have a Windows 7 Professional Laptop (non virtual, all physical) that I cannot join to the domain I created. I am trying to join the Windows 7 client to my ...
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How to configure multi domain nameservers in resolv.conf?

I have a server that has 2 domains pointing to it domain1.com and domain2.com. They both use the same name servers: dns1.vps.net and dns2.vps.net. When I run cat resolv.conf This is its contents: ...