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Host Resolution from a Windows 7 Workstation not on a Domain

My Windows 7 Workstation is not on a domain, but I frequently use resources on 'team.domain'. I have a static IP and am using a DNS server specific to our group. Sometimes I am able to access ...
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nslookup cannot resolve hostname for machine on external domain from internal domain

Keep in mind, this issue is exclusively for Windows platforms. For a particular company, they have an internal and external domain. One is behind the firewall, and one is in front. I am sitting on ...
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How to set hostname.domainname from dhcp

Running Centos 6.x using dhcp, we want to set the hostname to be FQDN that's obtained from a combination of dhcp options. As an example if I have two dhcp options option host-name "foobar"; option ...
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1answer
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“dig … any” shows A record but “dig … a” does not

When using "dig host.name.here.com A" I get SERVFAIL and no answer. But when I do a "dig host.name.here.com ANY" I get NOERROR and it returns an A record. Any idea as to what may be wrong with the ...
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DNS, domain, firewall issue on port 8090

I have a server running Jira and Confluence. Jira @ http://jira.domain.com:8080 Confluence @ http://wiki.domain.com:8090 I can reach the applications from the server, from my home pc. But on my work ...
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2answers
480 views

Is there a practical server host naming convention? [closed]

To maintain many servers, how do you give a name to your servers? By only server's hostname, I would like to classify the server's kind of service, whether virtual machine or not, stages(alpha, beta, ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between a plain Amazon ec2 instance and beanstalk?

I am a solo developer and the sites I'm deploying are very small, usually hobby sites and I have a few questions about the Amazon services. Is there a reason for me to use beanstalk or should I just ...
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2answers
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Hostname vs domain name when using dynamic DNS?

I've setup a dynamic DNS service with DynDNS, let's call it: foobar.dyndns.net When I setup a Linux server, what should be my hostname and domain name?? For instance, if I setup Slackware Linux, ...
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3answers
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What is the difference between a hostname and a fully qualified domain name?

I am new to the world of setting up servers and am baffled by the term hostname and fully qualified domain name. For example, if I want to set up a server that hosts files on the local network i.e. a ...
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Cannot rename a computer on a domain

I'm trying to rename a server in a domain which has already given me a few problems. Since a long time i cannot ping the hostname of it from another computer in the domain. The DC is a Windows ...
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2answers
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Two Web Hosts, One Domain name, How to share the two?

I have a domain that's hosted on a server. I want to set up another server to sometimes serve up pages instead of the pages on the first server. How do I set this up? I guess it's similar to a ...
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Host is missing hostname and/or domain

i use puppet 0.25.4 on ubuntu 10.04,when puppet installed ,i got the infor below : Nov 29 10:30:30 puppet puppetmasterd[4422]: Host is missing hostname and/or domain: pclient.example.com Nov 29 ...
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How can I find the domain (fqdn) for my machine if hostname doesn't return domain info and domainname returns empty?

As per the this question's title, hostname doesn't return domain info and domainname returns empty. I want to find out the full machine and domain for the machine I'm using (Mac OS X 10.5.8). How can ...