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49 views

Force DNS lookups through specific adapter on OS X?

Is there a way to force DNS lookups through a specific adapter's servers on OS X? I have an ethernet connection and a wifi connection, but I'd like all DNS requests to go through the ethernet ...
2
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1answer
361 views

How to configure custom DNS server with Docker?

I need to add a few lines to /etc/hosts for my web-app to work inside a Docker container. Docker's /etc/hosts is read-only. I'm trying to use dnsmasq: FROM ubuntu:14.04 # ... RUN apt-get install ...
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Local DNS fails when another interface is connected

I have a LAN with a Linux server running BIND for addressing of local computers. When a workstation is connected to the local network (where there is no Internet access), I can successfully address ...
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784 views

OSX nslookup can resolve a lan hostname, but ping cannot? [closed]

I'm having an issue which recurs every few days, whereby ping cannot resolve a hostname on my LAN (but nslookup is able to). This is on OSX 10.9.2 (latest). The machine in this case is called ...
1
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1answer
304 views

nslookup works but ping fails with DNS error randomly [closed]

I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8. When I am trying to ping a particular domain it returns me "Unknown host" but when I run nslookup on that same host immediately it returns me the correct IP. Ping ...
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2answers
127 views

How to directly query authoritative DNS nameserver from command line, bypassing cached servers? [closed]

How can I directly query authoritative DNS nameserver from Linux and Mac OS X command line, bypassing cached servers? This is helpful when wanting to immediately verify newly-created DNS host names ...
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0answers
92 views

Trouble with name resolution when using programs like `gem` in shell

I have trouble with name resolution when using programs like gem in my shell within my office environment. Whenever a program needs to connect to a remote host, it fails to resolve the domain name, ...
17
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2answers
753 views

DNS Server Responses and Timeouts

We're experiencing a frustrating problem on our LAN. Periodically, DNS queries to our ISP nameservers timeout forcing a 5 second delay. Even if I bypass /etc/resolv.conf by using a direct dig to one ...
1
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1answer
534 views

strongswan can't push DNS resolver to OSX Mountain Lion (split tunnel)

I'd like to set up an IPSec responder (VPN server) for OSX desktops and laptops. Everything seems to work fine, except I cannot push a DNS server to be used system-wide on the initiator (VPN client). ...
0
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3answers
329 views

DNS Help for Small Business - Access Inside and Outside Network

In the process of setting up an internal server for the first time (Mac OSX 10.8) and trying to understand how to setup the DNS service and whether I even need to provide it myself. Today we have a ...
0
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1answer
291 views

Adding a TXT DNS record to OS X Server

How would I add a TXT record to a DNS zone in OS X Server.app? There's an option for adding a Service Record that happens to have a Text field, but there's also a required Service Type field that I'm ...
4
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2answers
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How is DNS lookup configured for OSX Mountain Lion?

If I cat my resolv.conf, I see this message: # # Mac OS X Notice # # This file is not used by the host name and address resolution # or the DNS query routing mechanisms used by most processes on # ...
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2answers
402 views

DNS on OSX Lion

I run a OSX Server (10.6) that runs a DNS server supporting several domains (A records, MX). All went smooth until two days ago, when I stopped receiving emails. I didn't change anything to the ...
0
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0answers
224 views

Can't access FreeNAS AFP share over WAN with DNS A record

I'm trying to access a remote FreeNAS box, with AFP sharing set up, from a Mac. (AFP works fine over the LAN, just not over WAN.) From a remote location, if I go to Finder and Go>Connect to Server ...
2
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1answer
81 views

PDC giving empty DNS responses to a Mac in the network

I have a small network with two computers (Windows XP), a Mac (OS X 10.6), a printer (Konica Minolta C250) and a server (Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 x64). Lately, after configuring a shared ...
0
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1answer
266 views

OSX: Excessive NXDOMAIN response for dns-sd queries

I'm primarily in a OSX environment and I'm seeing a large number of NXDOMAIN responses from our internal DNS servers. The queries that trigger these responses are what I believe to be mDNS/Bonjour ...
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170 views

Make BIND use DHCP DNS as backup

I run BIND locally on my OS X machine, to enable wildcard Apache vhosts, which requires setting the DNS server for all network interfaces to 127.0.0.1. This works great, but means when I am on a ...
1
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0answers
139 views

dnsextd connection to server error

How can I correct these dnsextd errors in my system error log? dnsextd keeps starting and restarting via lanchd. Can I disable dnsextd via command line? dnsextd ConnectToServer: connect - Socket is ...
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2answers
79 views

Assign IP address to example.com

I'm setting up DNS on Snow Leopard Server and I'm having an issue. I'm able to link an IP address with a subdomain such as www.example.com just fine, but how can I link one to just example.com? My ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to ensure OpenVPN connection uses specific DNS?

I'm using OpenVPN through Tunnelblick on MacOS X Lion. I need to set specific DNS (with local IP, which works only when VPN is up) for the duration of this VPN session only. I do not have access to ...
2
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5answers
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cannot access a site from Mac OSX Lion but can from other machines on network?

SOLVED: The issue is with the hamachi client, hamachi is hi-jacking all of the 5.0.0.0/8 address block http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamachi_(software)#Criticism ...
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0answers
172 views

Mail server DNS failed to resolved by Mac clients

We have two internal DNS servers. One is located on a linux server box and the other is the router's DNS management. We set the linux box as primary DNS via DHCP and the router as secondary. We have a ...
1
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2answers
323 views

Pointing a domain at my OSX Lion web server

I recently inherited a new Mac Pro, and I'm attempting to turn it into a full web server so I can hopefully stop paying someone else to host my sites for me. I've had limited experience messing around ...
0
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3answers
2k views

Cannot resolve domain from within LAN

I just set up a Debian server in our office. We have a business account with comcast without static IP, so I'm using DynDNS to point a domain at the machine. The problem is that I can't resolve the ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Mac OS X Lion BIND DNS settings for local site not working

I'm trying to set up a web app hosted on my mac in which people on my network can access via http://custom.local/ I can access it on the mac since I have set up an Apache VirtualHost and in ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Lion DNS Server: How to redirect queries to remote dns server?

I want to set up our Mac OS X Lion DNS server to host a specific domain internally, but redirect all other queries to our providers dns servers. How can I achieve this? I have read the docs but ...
0
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2answers
1k views

BIND not reading /etc/hosts on MacOSX Lion

With BIND (named) enabled on an OS-X Lion iMac, DNS lookups look at /etc/hosts only after checking with BIND and hence I can't override addresses using the hosts file. BIND does not even seem to ...
3
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1answer
517 views

Odd entries in DNS lookup log

With BIND (named) enabled on an OS-X Lion iMac, I can get a list of queries as they occur. In the list are some very strange entries, listed below. Can anyone shed some light on these? (Note that the ...
0
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2answers
276 views

Make server use it's own DNS first to resolve domain names

I have a bind server setup on my mac OS lion, And I have a few domains like myproject.com point to the same server using the configurations here: Mac Os Server, how to make bind point ...
0
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2answers
639 views

Add Mac (OS X) to Active Directory DNS name resolution

I'm running an Active Directory domain via Windows Server 2008; it's running DNS and DHCP, there is only one subnet. All of my Windows computers are able to ping each other my name, but I can't ping ...
1
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1answer
297 views

OS X Computer names with (#) randomly added at the end

I've been having a random problem over the last couple years and I can't figure what causing it. Every so often a 10.5 computer's name will have a set of parenthesis concatenated to the end of the ...
0
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1answer
331 views

Problems viewing domain.com from local LAN in split-horizon 10.6 OS X Server

Having a weird DNS issue. I've had a split-horizon system on my 10.6 OS X Server setup for sometime; this server runs Open Directory and hosts our website. But recently, seemingly after the 10.6.8 ...
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2answers
120 views

Finding out how host names are resolved [closed]

I'm working on a network analysis tool (academic research), and I would like to find out what DNS is used on the machine the software is running on. I'm not a network admin, and I'm wondering: what's ...
1
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1answer
235 views

dnsmasq server with os x clients

I've set up dnsmasq on an ubuntu server on a small local network with several clients including some Windows and some OS X. Windows clients are working great. The OS X clients are having the classic ...
6
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1answer
2k views

Multicast hostname lookups on OSX

I have a problem with hostname lookups on my OSX computer. According to Apple's HK3473 document it says for v10.6: Host names that contain only one label in addition to local, for example ...
0
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0answers
224 views

[Strange]Mac OS X unable to use Proxy and Custom DNS setting

I run a proxy DNS & proxy service but today I encountered a very strange problem which I couldn't solve. One of my clients recently moved to a new location which has a different router setting. ...
1
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1answer
302 views

Can I assign a different DNS for 192.168.*.*?

I'm trying to connect to my company's network via PPTP VPN from Mac OS X. I had a problem which turned out to be wrong netmask configuration which prevented 192.168.10.16 and 17 DNS servers from ...
5
votes
3answers
10k views

Can't resolve host through VPN connection from Mac OS X

The Preamble I set up a VPN connection from my Macbook, and it seems to connect successfully. However, I can't access my work computer because hostname doesn't get resolved: $ ping myusername ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Mac can't access internal website via hostname but windows machine can

Windows pc can go to http://servername:8085 and get to the site fine The Macs go to the same page and get a time out error DNS on all machines point to the DC at that branch, the second DNS entry ...
0
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1answer
267 views

dns problem on my mac?

I have a subversion installation running on a remote server which I manage myself. It worked just fine for a few weeks already and there were no changes in DNS or subversion configuration, but since ...
0
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1answer
464 views

Using dnsmasq, loopback works but local clients don't

I just finished configuring dnsmasq on a local machine and it seems to work fine when resolving domains using itself. When I point another machine on the network to use the dnsmasq machine as its sole ...
1
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2answers
672 views

Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 DNS not responding properly, get a “Truncated, retrying in TCP mode” for subdomain

If I do an nslookup on youtube.com, no problem, if I do one with www.youtube.com, failure. See details below. [~] nslookup youtube.com Server: 192.168.1.1 Address: ...
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1answer
3k views

dscacheutil shows an empty cache?

Is it normal for dscacheutil to return an (almost) empty cache? I tried the same -cachedump command on 10.5.8 and I got a list of internal and external hosts as I'd expected to have seen. The 1.5~ ...
2
votes
2answers
556 views

Reason for perpetual dynamic DNS updates?

I'm using dynamic DNS (the "adult" version from RFC 2136, not à la DynDNS), and for a while now I've been seeing my laptops with MacOS 10.6.x churning out updates about every 10 seconds. And seemingly ...
1
vote
1answer
255 views

Adding more than one “.local” address using OSX Bonjour,

Is it possible to have more than one ".local" address per machine using Bonjour on OSX? I would like to add x.local and archive.x.local so that I can run multiple apache vhosts. System Preferences > ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Empty IPv6 address causes DNS error on Macs running Apache Server

For a site I manage, http://archstl.org/, the DNS entry returns an empty (::) IPv6 address when I run $ host archstl.org in the Terminal. I think the errant IPv6 entry may be the cause of my problem: ...
0
votes
5answers
437 views

An unsolvable DNS situation?

We are about to deploy a simple server in our small office to host the typical small office things (a mac server for email, calendar, contacts etc). We quickly run into this strange DNS problem: The ...
0
votes
4answers
331 views

dig gets the right result from DNS server, but name still fails to resolve

Under what conditions would the following occur? From a given OSX machine on an internal network: $~ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 10.102.120.7 nameserver 10.102.120.2 From the same machine: $~ ...
0
votes
3answers
992 views

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: permissions changed on /var results in dns lookup issues

I was attempting to solve an issue ("/var/log/msmtp.log: permissions denied" error when attempting to send mail using msmtp) when I did this: > chmod -R 770 /var After that, my machine would not ...
0
votes
2answers
502 views

DNS/Apache config to change ServerName on Mac OS X and LAN

I want to run an apache web server on a machine running OS X, with the server running on a small intranet LAN with no internet connection. I've set up web sharing and the web server is now accessible ...