Questions tagged [domain-name]

A domain name is an identification string that defines a group of computers on the internet under the same realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control. Technically, any name registered in DNS is a domain name, however, the term usually refers to a second and top level domain, such as serverfault.com

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How websites discover subdomains using only 'A' DNS records [closed]

Don't 'A' records only return IPv4 addresses? Why do some websites return subdomains? How do they find those subdomains? I mean, are they doing normal subdomain bruteforcing then resolve each ...
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Does “Registry Domain ID” change on transfer [closed]

Can the Registry Domain ID be used to track if a domain still belongs to the same registrant (except for ownership changes) if transferred to a different registrar?
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Does the Glue record get cached by the Recursive resolver?

Does the IP address of authoritative name server from Glue record get cached by the Recursive resolver? The name server for a top level domain includes glue along with the delegation for a domain name....
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How is .google a domain extension? [closed]

I just visited blog.google. How does that work? Can organisations register their own domain extensions? If yes, what is the procedure and how expensive is that? If not, how did they achieve the blog ...
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How to responsibly discontinue receiving email at an old Internet domain?

My organization owns Internet domains that we no longer strongly use. Web requests typically simply redirect to our main corporate website, and except possibly as described below, there is no ...
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Since 10 years, did I setup my web server wrong? [closed]

Before story: We had a vserver with a domain around year 2004-2007 with apache. My father was owner and I was learning little bit from his friend (he was doing that stuff). I learned how to use linux ...
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Domain forwarding and DNS entries

In Google domains I have a main domain at examplesite.com and a secondary domain example-site.com that is forwarded to main's URL: Domain (example-site.com) forwards to https://www.examplesite.com ...
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Prevent netbios domain name to appear in “Windows Logs” - “Security” event viewer logs

I am monitoring user access events, Event Ids: 4768 They are shown on Event viewer under "Windows Logs" - "Security" - Audit Success e.g for Event ID 4768: TargetDomainName MOSHE When users on my ...
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Can I use environement variable as domain name in Nginx? [duplicate]

OS: Debian 10.2 Hi, I wonder if it's possible to use environment variable as domain name in Nginx. I've tried to set one using export VARNAME but it didn't worked for me.
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Can I create a CSR without a Fully Qualified Domain Name?

My client has an Ubuntu server hosted by Digital Ocean. The server has no domain name, we access it via the public IP address. They want to start using https and provided me with a SSL certificate ...
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Adding domain on Ubuntu Server 16.04

I want to force my domain voxbook.pl points to my VPS bought in other hosting company. I've changed A record of my domain to VPS IPv4 address 192.166.219.236 voxbook.pl. 0 A 192.166.219.236 ...
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Alter incoming URLs for HTTP/HTTPS to force the “www” subdomain in Tomcat 9

I want every URL coming into my Tomcat web server to carry the www subdomain prefix. How can I have Tomcat alter an incoming URL such as this: http://Example.com/whatever …to include the www ...
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Access to a local server through a domain name is very slow from my machine only

I have a server in my local network but on different subnet which is accessible through a domain name. Everything is ok from outside and everything is ok as well from any PC on the local network, ...
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How do domains connect to internet and email (servers) globally?

I know of domain name registrars, that you can use them to acquire your own domain name for a website; but, how do they connect to the internet and email (servers) globally? I'm not exactly sure how ...
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ICANN Domain Grace Period for expired domains

Recently my domain has expired (2 weeks ago) According to the ICANN website: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/errp-2013-02-28-en, it says the following: 3.1. With the exception of sponsored ...
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Can the hostname section of a FQDN be something other than the hostname?

I understand that a FQDN is the combination of the domain name and the machine's (host's) name. But can I have a FQDN where what the hostname would be, is something different? Can this cause problems? ...
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IIS 10 - domain with ß results in 400 “Bad Request - Invalid Hostname”

We try to use hostheader with the german umlaut ß (sharp s, "Eszett") like www.straße123.de in IIS 10 websites. The hostheader is accepted in IIS, the DNS entry or HOSTS entry on client with punycode ...
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Websites on VPS accessible on mobile data but not on school network (don't think it's DNS)

The problem I am currently managing two websites on my VPS. I am using the LAMP stack (Apache web server), with Virtual Hosts configured for both websites. One of those two websites uses SSL. I did ...
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Wordpress Redirection not working

I have a wordpress website where i applied a redirection with the following plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/redirection/ I set a few 301 redirections but i get the following error: This page ...
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Firewall rules for accessing Google-Cloud-Storage from the outside world

I'm deploying an application that relies on GCS at a customer's site. The customer's firewall allows whitelisting domains for outgoing connections, so I've whitelisted the known GCS domains (storage....
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How to troubleshoot internal DNS resolution (Windows DNS server) pointing to a local server with a static internal IP address

To better explain the set up I have a Debian server in a private network with a static IP. There is a windows AD server that resolves DNS for clients internally. A domain name is already registered ...
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Getting a domain name from a squatter when I have no trademark? [closed]

I am going to start a website for a blog and my profession. I am not a business and have not registered a business. I have no patents or trademarks. Basically, I'm an individual. However, my ideal ...
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Domain still pointed to old server despite exchange being fully installed on new server

I had exchange 2010 on an old server. I forcefully uninstalled Exchange and turned the Server Off. I installed exchange 2019 on a new server. I was able to install and successfully rekeyed and added ...
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Cannot add a domain to existing drupal 7 site

Sorry in advance if this is a dumb question, I can't seem to figure out how to add a domain name to a D7 site, (currently using an IP). The website is hosted on digitalocean, the new domain is from ...
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Custom Domain Nameservers?

We are a small marketing company that does web design. One of our services we offer is we host our clients websites along with the service. Recently we purchased an in-house server that we could host ...
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SSH using domain name from internal network [closed]

I have a home server running Ubuntu 18.04 that hosts some private services. For access from the outside world, I have a domain that points through my router at my home server. This way I can access ...
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Find what domain is using the old Let's Encrypt ACME TLS-SNI-01 validation method before the EOL on February 13th, 2019

I just got this email. However, I host many wabsites (not all of them on the same server). I guess that one of the server is using an old version on the certbot client, but I'm not sure which. I ...
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Which directories are mapped to which domain names?

In my /home directory there are a bunch of directories that each represent a website. Some of these directory names are the same name as the domain name so those are obvious. But other directory names ...
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Gandi Domain Name to OVH web host: mails are not delivered

I recently moved a web site to a new web host (OVH), while keeping the same domain name (handled by Gandi for a while). In the Gandi configuration panel I modified the name servers, so they point to ...
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How to plan an Active Directory domain rename without it killing me?

It's looking more and more like I'll have to rename my Active Directory domain. There is a well-known process for making this change, including some very good answers on Server Fault already (like ...
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How to forward a domain to a Wamp Apache server [duplicate]

I have not been able to find a guide that resolves my issues with forwarding my domain to my wamp apache server. I've portforwarded correctly and I've made my webpage accessible through my ipv6. So ...
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Rewrite Domain Name to a Capitalized CamelCase Name with Nginx

This Issue is based on pure aesthetics, i have a Domain "CertainDomain" and have all Logos etc. Designed to be written in CamelCase. Now i'd really like to see that Domain-Name in my Adress-Bar in ...
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External DNS to manage Domain // Ways to test the own external DNS server

i have several domains at Strato. I want set up my own external DNS to manage my domains. To do this at Strato I used the option "Domainverwaltung: NS-Records ändern". I had to provide 2 Nameservers ...
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Lets Encrypt ACME2 Challenge NameCheap Personal DNS

I'm trying to get a wildcard certificate, but running into the issue that I use Namecheap as a registrar, and for API access I need to spend more money than I'm willing to, so I'm looking for ...
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Using different DNS server via different interface to resolve different domain name

My VM has 2 interfaces, eth1 & eth2 and I need to resolve 2 domain names *.abc.exanple and *.xzy.example For *.abc.example I want to use DNS server 192.0.2.1 via eth1 For *.xyz.example I want to ...
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ssl (letsencrypt) for the following scheme: server (dynamic ip) -> ddns (no-ip) -> cloudflare -> hostname

My setup is as follows: Dedicated server (Linux) with dynamic IP address NO-IP domain name domain name When I want to access my system (server), I access my domain, which redirects me to my NO-IP ...
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CNAME to CloudFront: Read actual browser URL server-side

I'm trying to read the actual browser URL server-side (Node.js), but is getting the EC2 instance url. I have a setup consisting of a Node.js application running on EC2 with a Cloudfront distribution. ...
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Multiple Domain Names. Alias not Redirection

I need to get my new domain for example.net to not only respond to the same content as I have for the existing example.com, but I need the user to actually still only see example.net when they get to ...
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Server in China and non-Chinese Domain pointing to it?

I'm working for a startup and we're expanding into mainland China, hosting client data in a Chinese datacenter through a partner company in China. We have a website and backend API that mobile apps ...
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Whitelist domain name for speedtest.net to allow a test to run

Using a 4G Router (HUAWEI B315) with a domain name whitelist to prevent excessive data usage. It will only allow our custom API through. However when testing the router at new venues it would be ...
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Server redirecting to root vhost file

Okay, I have multiple domains on my server. They have vhost conf files. my main domain.. www.example.com has config file such as.. ServerAdmin example@example.net ServerName example.net ...
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How to point domain name into an IP address (ubuntu server)? [closed]

I have one ubuntu server running in a specific ip address. Multiple apps are running with the help of gunicorn and nginx. I can access all those apps after editing the '/etc/hosts' file in my local ...
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Website not being found for certain users. Possible A Record issue?

Over the last month my website https://www.storehouseno9.com has sporadically not been found by various users trying to get to my site. I've only experienced this issue once or twice, but it's a ...
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Creating DNS Zone before projects relocation when using same NS records (No Downtime Allowed)

We have 2 accounts (servers), every account has different domains attached and because it's the same company all the domains uses the same nameservers. So according to this great response of @wesley ...
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Create Local Domain Address

I have a webserver (running on Ubuntu Server) on my local network. It is available from outside this network as a domain name (example.com) and inside as an IP address. How would I map this IP to ...
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Register a .com.au domain in Azure

According to the custom domain docs, domains on Azure are restricted to com, net, co.uk, org, nl, in, biz, org.uk, and co.in TLDS. I've been trying to register a .com.au domain name without success. ...
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How to handle domains whose names shouldn't be published by certificate transparency?

I have a set of domain names that are used internally and I do not wish them to leak to the outside world (as that would give an attacker advanced knowledge of the layout of the internal network). ...
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Getting the “fully qualified canonical domain name” in Linux server

I'm following a guide on setting up SSO for SAP HANA. Part of the requirements are that I find the "fully qualified canonical domain name" of the HANA server I've created. I have access to the server ...
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Why can’t 3rd level domains be the same as a first level domain?

I wanted to buy the domain com.co.uk the other day, however it doesn’t look like it’s possible. I done an Whois and this is what the output shows: Error for "com.co.uk". This domain cannot be ...
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Display domain name instead of IP when using Nginx + Gunicorn + Django

I am building a server on Ubuntu using Nginx + Gunicorn + Django. I have a domain name registered with godaddy that redirects to the IP of the server. The Nginx configuration looks like this: ...

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