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Top level domain for private networks?

On our office network we have an internal DNS and all the hostnames are whatever.lan. On my VMware VMs, on their host-only network I call them whatever.vm. We now have a private IP space network in ...
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Choosing between meaningful and meaningless hostnames

Assume an environment with a puppet-managed cluster of different servers - various hardware, software, operating systems, virtual/dedicated, etc. Would you choose meaningful hostnames ...
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Using .local for internal websites [duplicate]

Is it okay to use app.mycoolname.local for URLs that are private / internal? We have several applications that are web based, but they are private apps and are not exposed to the public. We have ...
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Querying DNS for CNAMEs for a server

Is there a way to query our internal DNS entries to discover all the CNAME entries that point to a particular server? Edit: We're a Windows environment, Server 2003.
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how to setup local DNS service in office?

i want to use the the domain name example.local instead of 192.168.1.100 in the local context. in the mean while, the user will still be able to access the Internet. anyone can help to suggest what ...
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Wildcard DNS like “*-test.example.com”

Is it possible to set up a wildcard domain like "*-test.example.com"? The main reason I'm asking is because I'm in the process of setting up Continuous Integration with Jenkins, and we'd like to ...
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how to request/acquire all records from a DNS?

I want to see what nodes exist under a certain domain from within the domain. Short of querying every valid ip address within that domain, is there a way to get all records/map the network?
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DNS consolidation, how to serve both internal network and the internet

Currently we have a following setup. We have two domain controllers which also serve as DNS servers, used as resolvers by local clients. We also have external autoritative DNS servers for exact same ...
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Suggestions for transitioning to new GW/private network

I am replacing a private T1 link with a new firewall device with an ipsec tunnel for a branch office. I am trying to figure out the right way to transition folks at the new site over to the new ...
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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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BIND9 Forwarding by view

Hi I think this is a simple issue, I'd like to forward only to certain IPs in the LAN network, for example I have 2 acl lists: acl "office1" { 192.168.1.15; // With internet access }; acl ...
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Logging DNS requests on a windows DNS resolver

How can i log DNS requests sent by clients to a windows DNS resolver without using the debug log file technique? It can be a windows 2008+ only solution edit 1 - some additional background: i ...
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configuring bind to serve a default IP for DNS queries

I'm setting up a meeting and I'd like to have the computers here (which are for accessing the meeting website only) blocked from accessing the public Internet. I'd like to set up bind to return the ...
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DNS Cache in Windows Client not Updating

I have configured DNS and DHCP server in linux CentOS 6.4 for our internal hosting. The environment is running perfectly fine from all linux clients. But the windows clients are unable to resolve the ...
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1answer
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BIND not pointing to right IPs

This is more of an experiment to learn and understand BIND/NAMED more but here is what I have. I set my computers DNS to my linux server's IP. I have BIND9 running with the following entry: $TTL ...
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Use LAN DNS server when unqualified domain names are requested

I'd like to be able to serve unqualified domain names like "pos" or "website" from my DNS server on my LAN and have regular DNS queries like "google.com" be served from my router. On my router, under ...
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How do I set up DNS to respond to one or two hosts in a domain with my entries and forward the rest?

I'm not that familiar with DNS, I have a DNS server that handles all of our internal DNS entries and its fine. However we have a software package now that points to a host that exists "publicly" ...
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Intranet with local DNS resolution issues

I have a DNS server running on Windows Server 2003 that is configured as the primary DNS server for my intranet. I have several DNS entries for our QA server and other local addresses set up there. ...
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bind9 DNS Ubuntu names pingible on server, but not on Windows Machines?

I setup a DNS server today on Ubuntu, following this tutorial. My intent was to setup my network for dns-name resolving on the private LAN within a single zone (nothing fancy I just want name ...
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How do I make my internal dns forward requests to a given server

We have a DNS server internally that looks up IP addresses for all internal hosts and connects to root dns servers for all other domains (the rest of the internet). Here is my config options { ...