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Bind9 DNS resolves full domain to localhost

I have set up a Bind9 DNS server on my development VM which is running Debian Wheezy. My addresses resolve from my host machine (Win7) to my dev VM, and I can ping from there. Internally on the VM, I ...
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IPv6 address not available from outside

Since Hetzner pretty much doesn't give out any IPv4 addresses, no matter what the reason is, I decided to give IPv6 a try. These is the assigned IP address subnet mask IPs: 2a01:4f8:190:5112:: /64 ...
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692 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 ...
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2answers
129 views

Why nslookup doesn't use mdns while ping do?

In dnsmasq.conf: address=/local/127.0.0.1 In resolv.conf: # Generated by NetworkManager domain example.com search example.com nameserver 127.0.0.1 nameserver 10.66.127.17 nameserver 10.68.5.26 I ...
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3answers
236 views

DNS issue? I cannot ping FQDN, yet I can ping alias (CNAME)

I'm experencing weird DNS issue and I was wondering if someone has any ideas: # ping -c1 test.XXX.local ping: unknown host test.XXX.local # ping -c1 test PING test.XXX.local (10.52.223.41) 56(84) ...
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1answer
162 views

ping -a sometimes returns host name and sometimes returns FQDN. Why? Does this mean DNS is corrupt somehow?

I have a Windows machine called abcd for example and it uses DHCP to receive an IP address (172.28.45.5 for example) When I perform ping -a 172.28.45.5 sometimes I receive abcd as the hostname. ...
0
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0answers
328 views

pinging an unknown hosts from centos resolves

I am seeing very strange behavior with servers running CentOS 6.4 x64. If I run a ping on a host which clearly doesn't exist: ➜ ~ ping sdafsadfdsadfsasdfasdoi.com PING ...
1
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1answer
252 views

ping incorrectly pinging 127.0.0.1

I've got an odd DNS issue. I'm running a dual ipv4/ipv6 environment on Gentoo Linux. Pinging some sites results in ping pinging 127.0.0.1. e.g. #> ping authserver.mojang.com PING ...
0
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2answers
130 views

root domain to www forwarding issue

I want to forward my root domain(yourdomain.com) to www.yourdomain.com Should I delete the A record of the root domain and then setup 301 permanent forwarding to www.yourdomain.com? I am hosting my ...
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1answer
247 views

Cannot ping, neither can use the server as the DNS. but can ssh to the server from any IP address

I have a server that holds my server services. I'm able to ssh to the server: ssh root@example.com enter password: root@example:# But, I can't ping the server: $ ping example.com PING example.com ...
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2answers
3k views

Unable to ping computers via DNS domain name

I have two desktop computers and recently set up a third computer, a Windows Server 2012 box, for which I installed DNS on it and set it up as a domain controller. I was able to successfully set up ...
0
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1answer
293 views

Hamachi gateway PC responds when pinging remote PCs from internal network

We are using Hamachi to link 2 remote sites together via a gateway VPN network. This generally works fine. At our main office, our SBS 2003 server acts as the DHCP server. The Hamachi gateway client ...
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3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Ping sometimes resolves the name, sometimes not

Is this a normal behavior, that ping sometimes displays the server name, sometimes only the IP? OS: Ubuntu 12.10 ~# ping development.example.local PING development.example.local (192.168.0.25) ...
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1answer
111 views

I can ping www server, but cannot ping domain name [closed]

for example, I can ping www.example.com, but cannot ping example.com. It reports: "Ping request could not find host example.com. please check the name and try again" (in DOS mode) How can I fix ...
0
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0answers
83 views

Can't see all servers through VPN

I set up routing and remote access on a customer's 2003 server. Everything works, I can connect no problem. There are two servers in the domain. One is a 2003 Small Business DomainServer, the other is ...
3
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3answers
319 views

Ping hostname returns another hostname in output : what does it mean?

When I ping the server sip3.voip-centrex.net, I get this output: PING sip3.voip-centrex.net (194.98.81.144) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from mpfrrelay.michaelpage.fr (194.98.81.144): icmp_req=1 ...
0
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0answers
199 views

Odd DNS behavior on multiple Ubuntu 12.04 VMs. NSlookup and Dig resolves hostname but ping cannot

In attempting to set up a VoIP server, I came across some interesting behavior from Ubuntu. My VoIP account was assigned a unique hostname that I am to connect to, however, Ubuntu is unable to ...
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1answer
288 views

does ping command to a dns name uses DNS PTR type messages?

Okay I cant understand this, when I try to ping to a machine on my network using the name associated I get a response from that machine, thats normal.. But there are messages that the sender sends to ...
0
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1answer
294 views

iptables blocking ability to ping/reach domain names

I'm trying to set up some firewall rules for allowing SSH, incoming ping, munin, and MySQL between one server and another (all those services are working fine with my rules), but when I apply the ...
1
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1answer
206 views

Website is live but ping times out

I have a client's website that is running on GoDaddy hosting and started behaving very strange recently. The site is up and running but when I try to ping it I get time out. The problem is PayPal ...
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1answer
176 views

Ping resolve a IP but reply from a different IP

I'm try to ping a host name and it resolve to a IP(1.82.184.10). But it does ping a strange IP(1.0.229.138) What the problem here?
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1answer
2k views

DNS/Nameserver issue. Can't ping IP or domain

I get this when I ping an IP: 21:31:50.136623 IP SITE_IP > 173.194.33.4: ICMP echo request, id 14941, seq 1, length 64 21:31:51.136138 IP SITE_IP > 173.194.33.4: ICMP echo request, id 14941, ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Sonicwall NSA2400 - No internet access

We've got a SonicWall NSA2400 configured with a LAN (X0) and a WAN(X1) interface. It was setup and working fine until just recently when a temporary worker changed some settings most likely NAT. We ...
3
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2answers
2k views

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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votes
3answers
2k views

ping: unknown host google.com

Relevant output: /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 ::1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

I can ping IPs, but can't ping any domain

I have a CentOS 6 x86 server. If I ping 8.8.8.8 and my server gateway, there's no problem. If I ping google.com, yahoo.com, etc, it returns "ping: unknown host google.com". When I saw this problem, ...
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1answer
226 views

DNS resolves in a wrong way [closed]

I have a simple ping app made in C#. the only thing it does is pinging a host. when I'm running it on my local computers, it works in the way it should, but once I'm moving it to my server, it works ...
1
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2answers
2k views

what IP address can I ping as a watchdog target for load balancer?

I'm setting up a load balancer for my network. I have three options to select as a verification method if WAN is still alive: Link Up (whether a modem is alive). This doesn't work for me because ...
5
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2answers
439 views

Why do I get search.com instead of “host not found”?

On my VPSs with LeaseWeb, whenever I reach an non-existent host, I get search.com domain name, and if I ping a non-existent domain from SSH, I don't get "host not found" but replies from IPs like ...
2
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3answers
3k views

How does ping work when a host name has multiple ip addresses?

For example, google.com has at least these ip: 74.125.225.49 74.125.225.51 74.125.225.81 Does ping just pick one of them randomly?
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2answers
227 views

Can ping by IP, not by domain

I have an Apache2 web server with vhosts at 173.xxx.xxx.xx1, listening on port 80 & 443. One vhost I'm trying to access is dev.REDACTED.com. I can ping the IP of the server: ~: ping ...
8
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2answers
3k views

DNS can't resolve hostname; nslookup can

I have a user on Windows 7 that is trying to access a local server with a DNS name of windows.cs. We have two internal DNS servers. The DHCP server assigns users the two internal DNS servers as ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Ping returns different results if asked ip address or hostname

Alright, I've got an irritating problem. When I ping one of the servers in my company with ping 192.168.1.62 I get my box ldmmit1 as the result. But when I use this line ping ldmmit1 I ...
0
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2answers
281 views

DNS lookup working but nothing pinging

I have three forward lookup zones in my DNS server. When I try pinging a server that's part of lookup zone A from a computer that's part of that same zone, I get a response. If I try pinging a ...
0
votes
3answers
693 views

Ping, firewall or DNS issue on Win Server 2008 R2

I've installed windows server 2008 as a VM for the developers here to work on. Installed SQL Server 2008 as well as IIS7. I am not quite sure why, I can remote into that machine using the name I gave ...
0
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3answers
279 views

BIND/DNS Issue — Not Seeing New Domains

I have set up local BIND/DNS services on an Ubuntu Server (Linux). It is working properly and lets me receive new domain requests for multiple hostnames set up in our Apache web service. So, I can ...
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3answers
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able to dig a hostname but doesn't resolve via ssh or ping

I am using Snow Leopard and cannot ping or ssh into a host but am able to dig: dig some.value.host.com When the ip address comes back in the answer section, then I am able to ssh via ip address ( ...
0
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1answer
780 views

Ubuntu can resolve DNS but cant PING our Download

I'm trying to make an ubuntu development server work. All machines on the network (mac and windows) get internet and lan access but ubuntu only works on the lan. I have two interfaces: eth0 (static) ...
1
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1answer
160 views

Problem communicating with one machine in my domain

Context: 3 HyperV guest images (DC, SQL, MOSS) 1 internal network 1 domain (PJM.COM) DC: 192.168.0.192 SQL: 192.168.0.153 MOSS:192.168.0.160 I am having communication problems from/to the MOSS ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Authoritative DNS will not respond to pings or digs on domain

I am making an Authoritative DNS for a new site. The site responds nicely to all pings and most digs on its IP address, however rejects anything to its domain name. I would presume this is due to a ...
7
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8answers
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OS X: Can't Resolve Windows Machine Names

I'm running a mixed environment at home and at work. My server machines are Win Vista, and I have a Unibody Macbook Pro running 10.5.7 On my mac, I can ping some home windows by name (If I use the ...
2
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9answers
24k views

Can ping machine by IP but not by name [closed]

On my home network, connected by means of a LinkSYS WCG200 Wireless-G Cable Gateway and a Unicom switch I have several computers. One of these is an XP Home machine that I can ping by IP but not by ...