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How do i reference redirected host drives in a remote desktop session

When I remote desktop into a server, for example, local drives and mapped network drives from my host computer appear as ON . I can access these drives using Windows Explorer, but I also need to ...
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What's the point of changing the hostname on my server?

I know that changing my DNS records to point to my IP address is how I get my server accessible, so that a request for myDomain.com points to my IP address. With that said, why does a machine need to ...
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linux: shorter 'host' command output

I'm using dns to manage my virtual hosts. In order to do so I query my nameserver with the host command for for certain values is need. For example: > host -t txt mycl1.vz mycl1.vz.myserver.de ...
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Hyper-v on 2012R2 startup gen1 vm causes the host to freeze up

I've searched a lot to resolve the following issue, but nothing helped me. My problem is, that starting up a first-gen vm locks up the whole host. Only a hard reset helps. Second-gen vm starts and ...
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I have a list of netbios names and want to find the IP addresses

DNS is spotty in the network, but netBIOS in enabled on most machines. I have a dozen netBIOS names for Windows servers somewhere in the network. It is impossible to just go to all machines, log in ...
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postfix doesn't work after iptables set up

here's my problem: # iptables -P INPUT DROP # host -t mx gmail.com ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached # iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT # host -t mx gmail.com gmail.com mail is handled by ...
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Testing website in new server before switching DNS not working

I have hosted several websites in an old server, now I want to move them to new server. Before switching DNS I want to test whether everything works fine in new server. For this, I copied all the ...
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Host command reverse result [closed]

For example I do in Linux using host command: host yy.yyy.yy.y Result: Host z.zzz.zz.z.in-addr.arpa. not found: 3(NXDOMAIN) Then I repeat host command in a reverse with z.zzz.zz.z than I got a ...
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Why specify host for SMTP? [closed]

I'm sending emails using gmail's SMTP API. You can specify the host. I don't yet have a domain name so have set this as the IP of my production server. I presume setting the host makes it less ...
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“Couldn't resolve host” for any external content

On our site we run a few different scripts for various sites (uploading to amazon s3, data from chartbeat, script to count twitter followers) and all of them just stop working from time to time. They ...
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Internal DNS delegate to external host

We have been facing an issue with internal DNS delegation. Here is a description of our architecture and the issue: Architecture Domain1 DHCPDNS1 and DHCPDNS2 (Windows Server 2012) Domain2 ...
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when use . after myhost.mydomain in config files?

I noticed sometimes '.' can be seen at the end of myhost.mydomain so it is myhost.mydomain. ^^^ statement. Where should I use this '.' at the end? Currently in etc/hosts I don'...
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How to access multiple IP-s of host from virtualbox guest windows

I have a linux host with virtualhosts on 127.0.0.1 and 127.0.0.2 and 127.0.0.3 (the reason is that I need multiple domains with https) and I would like to access them from virtualbox in a windows ...
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What's the difference between `dig` and `host` when querying a specific name-server?

I was using this command to verify if I'd set things up correctly with a DNS provider: host hostname.example.com ns1.example-nameserver.com As far as I can tell, this asks ns1.example-nameserver....
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Nmap scans the host but cannot ping the host [closed]

My laptop is connected to a network where we have routers with filters. I can use nmap to scan alive hosts and I can see open ports (mostly port 80). But then, when I try to ping those hosts, I dont ...
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making sense of the nmap options

An nmap option I see in some examples uses the -sP option, but I haven't seen this listed anywhere in their options or --help. Is -sP an option you construct from the other options? If so, please ...
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My website is down - who's liable? Host or Registrar? [closed]

I've a website which is often (actually most of the times) is down. I am using one company as a registar and another as a host (changing NS). Before I start talking to them on this issue, I want to ...
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How to add access to a host via symbolic name?

From one LAN I have access to the host 10.0.0.*** via symbolic name say a007, which was added to my /etc/hosts as: 10.0.0.*/*/* a007 But now I need to use this host as a007 from another LAN and I ...
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How does a browser request from CNAME?

Let me put it this way: 1.cname.com has a record of X.X.X.X www.domain.com has a record of 1.cname.com When a user request www.domain.com from within his/her browser,his/her browser will send an ...
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route client by specific query?

myweb.com has external ip. I have a debian server running BIND9, it contain some clients, I created the zone myweb.com and I created A record to localhost.it's ok, but I would know if I can point ...
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How to reset and persist the hostname and FQDN of an WIdows Azure Centos instance?

How does one reset a hostname and domain name (FQDN) to localhost.localdomain on a Centos 6.2 Azure Instance? I've tried editing /etc/sysconfig/network, /etc/sysctl.conf, setting the hostname manually,...
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Vagrantfile location path - where is it defined and how to change it? (Windows) [closed]

I have a Windows machine that I am using to host Virtual Box VMs used with Vagrant. I'd like to keep Vagrant setup files including Vagrant all under a separate folder so that it is easy to know where ...
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How to configure a host file to map an IP address to any SSL secured domain name?

i have a SSl secured link and I need an IP to be mapped against it, I tried with general mapping in hosts file by using below snippet: <IP Address> uploads.mydomain.com in above snippet ...
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Using Virtualbox Guest OS to Access a Server Running on the Host Machine [closed]

I run a web server locally on my Mac. I use Virtualbox to run various Windows guest OSes thanks to http://www.modern.ie/virtualization-tools The server on my host machine is running WordPress in a ...
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Access device by its name in a LAN

I have several devices (including desktop, laptop, smartphone, etc.) connected to my wifi router. They have difference IP addresses each time according to the order they connects, so configuring /etc/...
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How to set multiple subdomains in the host file (DNS)?

I have a lot of subdomains in the main domain xxx.zzz So, for this domain, I can have aaa.xxx.zzz bbb.xxx.zzz ccc.xxx.zzz ddd.xxx.zzz eee.xxx.zzz ....ETC.... Istead of adding each subdomain in ...
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Fall back if site is down

Alright so I was just wondering how one would go about setting up a system that points to a different server if your main server goes down. In our instance we host a site on Windows Azure, but when ...
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Find Hostname by having IP-Address

Is there a way to find out hostnames only by having the IP's of the hosts, while only using Windows' command line (cmd)?
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iSCSI NAS supporting VMware Esxi 5.1 servers in a software development environment [closed]

I would like to build (or purchase) the smallest, quietest most energy efficient servers that I can for a low demand environment. These would only have a small disk for guest swap files, a CPU (XEON ...
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Where can I learn about managing domain names for my websites? [closed]

I am a developer who doesn't understand how to effectively manage Internet domain names. Say I registered a name with namecheap and host a website on linode. Now what is an a-record? What is a name ...
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Website Set up on IIS accessible over internet

We have a website hosted on port 80 with the name www.abcabc.com. Now we want to host another website on port 1111 with name www.xyzxyz.com and expose it to the internet. When i asked my DNS team ...
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Ordering new Virtualization Hosts - Do I need a Raid controller if my storage is shared?

I am planning to order some new servers. It crossed my mind that I can reduce my costs a bit if I do not order a raid controller. The logic behind, is that my storage is on a shared storage server, ...
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Arp request is not resolved

On my machine, I have assigned ip addresses for two interfaces which are connected through a cable. They are connected with 10G ports. When i tried to ping the two addresses, ping was not working. ...
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DC in Hyper-V VM after reboot is not working

I have a Hyper-V Host with a couple of VMs a guest. One of the guest is the DC. There is only on physical server, so I have only one DC as a Vm (I know, it is not a good solution to have only one DC, ...
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Why can host and nslookup resolve a name but dig cannot?

Can anyone tell me why this is happening? I can resolve a hostname using host and/or nslookup but forward lookups do not work with dig; reverse lookups do: musashixxx@box:~$ host someserver ...
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can't connect to a server through specific port

From my server I'm trying to connect to another server I'm trying using the command via SSH telnet 64.31.62.219 60099 it is connecting without problem on my local machine and from a server I ...
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Loss of connection to guest webserver when Host is VPN'ed [closed]

I have a redmine server set up on an Ubuntu 12 VM in virtualBox. My host machine in windows 7 64bit. I can access the redmine server from the host by putting the guest's ip address in my web browser....
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How can i pause Hyper-V VMs incase rebooting host?

I want to do such setting that all vms should be paused(instead of shutdown) when host server reboots suddenly. Visualization tec: win 2k8 r2 with hyper-v
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Apache vhosts config: Host Name instead of IP Address

I have a domain (example.com) hosted at an external provider. I directed the subdomain sub.example.com to my ubuntu server (12.04 with apache2). On my ubuntu server I have a vhost setup like this. ...
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Prevent email interruptions while switching web hosts

I have a website that is currently hosted at a company that also hosts my email address. I am switching hosts soon, and cannot have any interruptions in emails. What is the best way to go about this ...
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Auto-storing server host key in cache with plink

i've been trying to issue commands using plink to retrieve information from my external server. note that these plink commands are ran from a binary that expects no input from the user. is there a ...
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Nagios notification of host back up after being down

Is it possible to get Nagios to send out a single "Host/Service Back Up" notification after a host/service has been down? For certain notifications, my boss gets notified. Instead of waiting for ...
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How do I change the name of my resolve host? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is reverse DNS? Traceroute an IP and the last entry gives me the host the IP resolved to. How do I change that?
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VirtualHost not working - always shows default

I have been trying to get this work for hours now. I am trying to set up virtual hosts with Apache on my VPS. I have the following virtual host file in my sites-available folder : <VirtualHost *:...
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Will Tunneling help in this scenario?

I have a computer running 24 hours at a site protecteed by firewall, this computer call it 'A' can connect to internet but unable to host a site since the port is blocked. I have an idea to purchase ...
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VMWARE ESXi5.0 update1 scp from vmkernel is slow

My ESXi 5.0 update1 is a single server. All my network environment are Giga-LAN equipments and NICs. I want to backup all the files of every guest OS and ftp them to a NAS server. My ESXi server's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Netinstall URL? Xen Host

Well I have an Xen server, I've got a CentOS container up fine but a friend of mine wants (oh god) Ubuntu Server 12.04, why he can't use Debian is beyond my understanding. But anyways, I can't ...
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Info on SSH tunelling etc in certain context

Im an electronics engineer, with very little knowledge of networking and assoc. terminology I recently got a Lantronix XPort Pro for use in a project I am working on but have little to no knowledge ...
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AWS own email domain and some generic questions

I'm getting started with Amazon Web Services and I have a few question I'm not sure about. As every (company) webpage I want to use an "office@companyname.com" email adress, but how is that done? I ...
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Centos /etc/hosts doesnt resolve my hostname

[root@data001 etc]# hostname data001.dd [root@data001 etc]# ping data001.dd ping: unknown host data001.dd [root@data001 etc]# How do I fix this? This is on a fresh Centos6 build...does this not come ...