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Trouble with DNS configuration

I'm having trouble with DNS configuration for a domain and do not know how to trace it properly. From trying to troubleshoot with nslookup, it seems as though the authoritative NS are never being ...
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Rotary.org DNS Resolution - Server Failure

A user reported to me that they are unable to access rotary.org. This is a fairly major international site, so it seemed a bit strange. I replicated the issue on my machine in different browsers. ...
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nslookup fails but ping succeeds for nonexistent domains

I have two different FreeBSD servers (different hosting companies), both exhibit this same behavior: They pick a specific IP address (216.239.120.238) for every domain that does NOT exist. nslookup ...
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name not resolve in vmware client PC

I have configured DNS server and DHCP sever on centos 6.2 vmware virtual machine. I have a windows xp vmware client machine. nslookup command is work in server terminal But it won't work in windows ...
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Google Public DNS is returning a SERVFAIL for my domain

Hope some one will help me in resolving the issue. My Domain name is "prohosterz.com" Google Public DNS is returning a SERVFAIL for my domain: $ dig prohosterz.com @8.8.8.8 ; > DiG 9.9.2 > ...
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Why do I sometimes (but not always) see “internet address” data for an MX record in output for nslookup queries?

CentOS 5.x I've noticed that sometimes I'll see "internet address" for an MX record in the output of nslookup. This doesn't happen all the time though. For example, let's say that foo.com uses ...
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NSLookUp using CLI in windows [closed]

My question is an amateur one. I'm looking at traffic going to and from my computer. When I find an IP address that looks suspicious I use NSLookup on it. If I was to say put random IP addresses in ...
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Is it normal for manual DNS queries on a CentOS server to not return authoritative section details?

CentOS 5.7 On occasion when I'm performing manual DNS queries from one of my CentOS servers, I'll get results back that don't include an authoritative section. For example: [root@foobox ~]# ...
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Why do nslookup result differ when adding www? [closed]

See image above depicting different results for google.com and www.google.com. Any ideas why nslookup is behaving this way ?
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Cannot Ping or Resolve DNS Internally; Externally works fine

I have an issue where I cannot seem to access a subdomain from within the same server: I can ping, nslookup, etc subdomian.domain.com externally, but from within the server where subdomain.domain.com ...
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nslookup Returning Domain that is a Subdomain of some Default

I'm the owner of a hypothetical domain name, XYZ.com. I have an LXC container setup that exhibits an undesired behavior: $ nslookup non-existent-domain-12345.com Name: ...
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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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Unable to change the workgroup of the server to domain name [closed]

I am unable to change the workgroup of the server to my domain name on the DC The following is the error i get... Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are not ...
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NSLOOKUP and NBLOOKUP give one IP address; PING finds another

In a Windows Server 2008 domain the on-site domain controller serves as both DNS and WINS server. It is also a DHCP server. One workstation is used as a platform for all admin of the various servers ...
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nslookup ambiguous results ok after change dns records?

I've never changed public dns records before, I'm not really sure if this is normal because of DNS cache or if It's a real problem so I need your help. 8 hours after I changed the A record of the ...
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DNS searching with wildcards?

Anything like nslookup or dig offer the ability to search based on something contained in the name ... like a wildcard search or something? I'm trying to make a little script with a GUI wrapper for ...
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nslookup and host(linux) shows 2 ip's for some computers but not all

First off I will mention that I am a software engineer not an IT guy, so please bare with me. My company has an ftp server. Outside of our network, it works fine. Inside of our local network some ...
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I keep getting this when typing in nslookup. I`m also having problems connect desktops to domain

I`m trying to connect a server my current domain. So far I just have server 2003 on the system with no roles. This server will act as a backup or a application server in the future. My other server ...
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nslookup: non-authoritative answer

When I nslookup behind our firewall i got Non-authoritative answer like this Non-authoritative answer: Name: sitius.com Address: 173.44.39.70 but if i nslookup from public internet access i got ...
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Why is nslookup and dig giving me a “Warning: ID mismatch … got 0” error?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some persistent connectivity issues and I'm frequently getting the following error message when using dig or nslookup. bash$ nslookup > www.google.com ;; Warning: ID ...
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nslookup filter only nNon-authoritative answer answer

I want to filter out Non-authoritative answer Address information if it exists so that in response I would get only "127.0.5.0" and nothing when there is nothing returned. Here is example: ...
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How do I fix name-server “mismatched NS record”?

I am a beginner here, so please be easy on me. I have bought my domain name from a local registrar of my country(mitsu.in) and bought my domain name www.ashurocks.in from there for about 8 months ...
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Testing new nameservers using dig

I have a domain, example.co.uk, and it has its nameservers registered with the registrar as current-nameserver.co.uk. It has a TXT record with value ORIGINAL. I decide to change DNS providers to ...
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What are all the possible causes of the “An Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for the domain …” error message?

Earlier I was having issues connecting one of my workstations (client) to my domain, and I thought it was because the domain was not in my possession yet (reference: this question). But, due to the ...
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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. ...
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Can't resolve local IP using remote dns server

I'm trying to do something I thought would be pretty simple. Mapping local.mydomain.com to 192.168.0.1 using my registrar's DNS server.(namecheap.com) I've added an A Record for local with value of ...
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What does #53 mean in nslookup nameserver address result?

When I run this: nslookup some.host.com I get results like this: Server: 4.2.2.1 Address: 4.2.2.1#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: some.host.com Address: #.#.#.# "4.2.2.1" is ...
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www.nanog.com resolves to localhost [closed]

By mistake typed www.nanog.com while trying to visit http://www.nanog.org/ and landed to localhost. The url www.nanog.com resolves to localhost somehow, even with google's DNS server. Just for ...
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Simple dig output?

In a script I want to be able to write an IP address to somewhere easily, so I thought using dig (or a similar command) with back-ticks. However the simplest output I've been able to come up to wrt ...
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Nslookup - Querying my Internet Provider [closed]

I'm trying to nslookup all records of my internet provider, but it's returning "Result too large". I'm using the Windows nslookup.exe. example: nslookup.exe >server ns1.brtel.com.br >set ...
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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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Resolve hostname without FQDN

I'm trying to configure Bind for internal LAN usage only (Linux server, Windows clients) and I would like to resolve workstation both by fqdn and shortname. For example, without DNS server, supposing ...
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Reverse Lookup in Linux - Trying Next Server on NXDomain

I have an application on a Linux box that uses reverse lookup to resolve hostnames. The problem is, I have two sets of DNS servers in my resolve.conf (4 servers total), with each set corresponding to ...
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DNS - NSLOOKUP what is the meaning of the non-authoritative answer?

When I do a NS Lookup, for some domains I get the reply saying Non-authorative answer:. I want to know what it means? Got answer: HEADER: opcode = QUERY, id = 3, rcode = NXDOMAIN ...
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IP address used by nslookup and ping is different

I have a web server hosted in the network. It has a domain name registered. However, I also host a DNS server for the LAN. So, when someone wants to access the web server, it would check the DNS ...
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DNS resolve timeout on RHEL 6.3 behind firewall

I have a server running Red Hat 6.3 Enterprise inside a VMWare virtual machine. There's a Juniper SSG 5 firewall sitting between the server and the Internet. I'm trying to diagnose what it looks like ...
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Intermittent DNS failure

Currently, I am struggling with a problem causing one of our servers to lose its DNS access in irregular time intervals. The symptoms are that, for some minutes, any call to nslookup fails with error ...
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Ubuntu DNS Lookup Failure

Some one installed and configured ubuntu on a virtual machine hosted on a machine in our network. I've recently noticed that all DNS lookup's fail but i cant find a solution to this. I've tried a ...
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Why is nslookup reporting two IP addresses?

I made a DNS change a few hours ago and I just ran the following command with the following output: nslookup mydomain.com ns1.mynameserver.com Server: ns1.mynameserver.com Address: 111.111.111.111 ...
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Synchronized DNS-servers return different responses

I have two servers: alpha.mydomain.net - 209.110.172.195 beta.mydomain.net - 185.169.74.16 Both of these servers come with WHM software installed. With the help of WHM I configure DNS cluster on ...
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switching hostname when I resolve IP address reversely via “nslookup” command

There's a network issue in my office so I ran Look@LAN application to check network condition of some windows PCs. All of sudden, I found out a resolution of IP address of some PCs are switching ...
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Ping hostname works but nslookup to hostname doesn't

I have a Windows 2008 standard server which can ping by hostname and give me the proper IP address back however if I try to do an nslookup on the hostname I receive: server: nmgdc1.nmg.local Address ...
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Concise set of rules for discarding DNS responses, or portion therein

Problem statement It is possible for any name server on the internet to become "Authoritative" for legitimate, and illegitimate zones. For example, I can add microsoft.com to my internal name ...
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How is DNS lookup order determined?

For example: we have registered domain name domain.com and added name server records at the registrars server: ns1.domain.com. ns2.domain.com. ns3.domain.com. Than we look up for domain.com. We get ...
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Unable to resolve host name on certain ISP

Two people on the same office. One uses WIFI on a broadband network and the other one uses Tele2 3G (Sweden), both from a Macbook Pro. When they try to open www.good-morning.se on their browser, the ...
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local dns server don't respond to class NS queries

iam trying to execute the following command nslookup -type=NS mit.edu but each time it gives the following answer Non-authoritative answer: *** Can't find mit.edu: No answer i have tried several ...
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DNS not working on WS2003, but nslookup works fine

I have a virtual machine with Windows Server 2003 (SP2). The DNS resolution seems to be broken, but the nslookup command works fine. Well, I guess that means that the DNS resolution works fine, but I ...
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How do you run an nslookup on an iPhone?

Folks, I'm trying to diagnose a connectivity issue between various iOS clients on AT&T scattered across the country and my website. They appear to be able to access my website by IP address but ...
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DIG connection times out DNS [closed]

I'm at home (COMCAST is the ISP). I can run nslookup and resolve IPs fine. When I run dig I receive "connection timed out: no servers could be reached" I'm going to fireup a network trace but ...
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semicolon in DNS name when nslookup resolving CNAME

I am running two Win2k3 and one Win2k8 DNS servers (and AD) in the same domain, country1.company.com. The DNS servers all have a secondary DNS zone for the AD domain country2.company.com. The two AD ...