Reverse DNS lookup is the determination of a domain name that is associated with a given IP address using the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet.

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delegating /24 and /64 reverse zones

I'm sure I'm overlooking something so simple, but I'm just not seeing it... I'm trying to delegate the /24 and /64 reverse zones for our Test network to hosts within the Test network. I'm seeing the ...
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Resolving FQDNs on Mac DNS Server from a WAN (externally)

I am quite a newbie at this, so please spare me the stick. I have the following networking topology - Comcast Business Gateway<->SonicWall TZ Router<->LAN (Mac OS X Servers). I am using my ...
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Migrated to new server, DNS setup >48 hrs, some MySQL inserts from domain still show up on old server

Title says it all - I've migrated to a new dedicated server at a different IP.. It's been more than 48 hours since DNS was setup. Some MySQL inserts (standard php variables invoke mysql) from at ...
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Forwarder dns not resolving reverse lookups

I have created one new dns server in lab and its working properly. Earlier we were using another dns server for lab pc's as 10.20.30.xx. which is outside the lab premises. now issue with newly created ...
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Mac OSX Server 10.6 DNS Issues

The server was upgraded from 10.5 from 10.6, during the upgrade the Reverse Zones were lost so I tried to recreate these but found that it's best to delete all zones, definitions and start again. So ...
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How to DNSSEC Sign Bind9 Reverse Zone

I'm using bind9 and dnssec-keygen/dnssec-signzone. I've had no problem signing my forward zones however I cannot seem to find any documentation on signing reverse zones. What is the process for this?
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reverse lookup not working with my own nameservers for any internet address

I have two DNS servers running. With internal addresses it is no problem to look them up both ways: user@ns1:~$ man named.conf user@ns1:~$ host vh01 vh01.example.de has address 192.168.180.4 ...
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AWS DNS Error - SERVFAIL

So I have followed the configuration guide provided by Amazon (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/CreatingNewDNS.html), but I cannot get the URL/Domain to be send out to the name ...
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Deleting reverse zone in windows 2003 DNS server

This is my first time posting here on server fault. The problem i am faced with is when i try to add another DC to my network i am getting a very weird error. After some countless hours and re-reading ...
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Dns filezone setup with mx and spf

I am trying to create a mail server. I bought the domain mastermails.info on godaddy.com. I am struggling with the setup of DNS. Whenever I change something in the MX record to make my server ...
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Azure public/private dns resolution

Does anybody know if Azure has the same capability as AWS to resolve an external DNS hostname to the public IP address of the instance outside the network of the instance, and to the private IP ...
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Some E-mails are being rejected, do I need a DNS record for my default gateway?

I have been seeing more of these types of bounceback messages (IP address changed for example): mail.test.com #550-Your message was rejected by this user and was not delivered. 550-Reason: Your ...
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rDNS setup to prevent emails appearing as spam / phishing messages

We are trying to send email without the email appearing in the spam folder. The emails that we are sending is solicited bulk email. The main problem is that the emails are appearing as phishing ...
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DNS setup: server1-> CNAME to server2 -> IP address without website being visible on server2

I've been trying to figure this out for a while. I've been googling but I couldn't really figure it out. I have bunch of VPS's for my clients. Each has its own IP address, with a single website on ...
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RNDC: Connection Refused

Just got myself a new VPS, not the first I can assure you. Upon adding any DNS entry, I am prompted with this: WARNING: key file (/etc/rndc.key) exists, but using default configuration file ...
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rDNS mx record problem, smtp test fails

down vote favorite I am doing test at mxtoolbox.com ptr: ip -> mydomain.com mx: mydomain.com ->myip but smtp:173.231.15.144 -> OK - myip resolves to myip.hosted.static.hostingfirm.com / Warning - ...
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Just set up my rDNS entry. Want to make sure I've done everything that's required

I've setup one of my domains to point to my Linode IP address: server.mydomain.net > 1.1.1.1 I then went into my Linode DNS manager and set the rDNS entry to the above URI. I then set my ...
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Failed reverse DNS and SPF only when using Thunderbird!

I have a reverse DNS and SPF records correctly setup for my mail server. Sending webmail from it works perfect. The problem is when Thunderbird sends out emails, it is using the client's IP address ...
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Postfix on server with multiple IP addresses sends mails with wrong HELO in header

I have a VPS with multiple IP addresses: venet0:0 x.x.x.2 venet0:1 x.x.x.3 venet0:2 x.x.x.4 venet0:3 x.x.x.5 All IPs have A records m2.domain.com -> x.x.x.2 m3.domain.com -> x.x.x.3 ...
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How do I restrict the domain name for reverse DNS updates with bind and nsupdate?

I've set up Bind to allow hosts to update only their own DNS entries, but I'm having trouble with the reverse DNS portion of this. My configuration is as follows: named.conf options { listen-on ...
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How to breakout Reverse DNS Zones

I've inherited a Windows network with Windows server based DNS and there are issues, such as not being able to update PTR records, etc. So, I am at a branch office with our own AD domain and DNS on ...
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How can I make Windows DNS Scavenging to begin immediately?

I turned on scavenging for a single reverse zone, defaults 7 days for both. I then right clicked on the server and selected Scavenge stale resource records. I looked a the reverse zone, clicked ...
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Centos-bind: Reverse DNS failed

Hi Server fault member, I need to setup a reverse DNS for my client. There have 3 IP ranges on the rDNS server. The server system is Centos 6.5 with bind 9 Let me describe my situation. I have a ...
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Captive portal and walled internet

I am creating a tour guide app which visitors can download when they arrive on location. There will be a Hotspot to which they connect, they will get a welcome page with instruction (and a button to ...
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One vps 2 ips 2 domains

So like the title suggest I have 1 VPS, 2 IPs, and 2 domains. It has been a constant uphill battle trying to keep things separate so before I continue I would like to ask is it even possible? So as ...
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PowerDNS Reverse lookup is not responding in VPN connected network

I created a test network. It is a star VPN network with: - 1 main router - 2 subrouters (DrayTek Vigor 2920) - behind each router a client - behind the main router a PowerDNS machine now the ...
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Priorities or ambiguos DNS reverse zone with Bind

In my internal DNS running on Bind9 all machines are available at up to 3 different domain names, i.e. all machines are listed as machine.legacy.domain and machine.new.domain. Some machines are joined ...
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Cisco DNS Inspection disallows Reverse Lookup

I'm trying to use DNS Doctoring on my ASA 5505, but apparenly DNS Doctoring required DNS Inspection, and DNS Inspection forbids reverse lookup requests?! How do work around this? I did find this: ...
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Mysql remote connections very slow - host lookups already disabled

I followed every instruction about this issue and nothing helped. Remote communication with MySQL server takes 4-30 seconds on simple query like select 1 from table_name and connection attempt often ...
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Setting up reverse DNS correctly and testing it

I have a mail server which I setup reverse DNS on an Azure service. The IP of the server points back to email.example.com which is what I set it to. I also set my local host name and welcome message ...