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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 ...

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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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Configure custom domain on Heroku app without CNAME or ALIAS [duplicate]

I have an application deployed in Heroku and, when trying to configure the custom domain, I see that my domain manager doesn't allow CNAME or ALIAS for root domains, only A with a static IP. I don't ...
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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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Active Directory Domain name alias

I have a server 2012r2 environment. We have our domain name that we would like to alias to another name so users do not see the current domain name. There are multiple UPN's in the network. In ...
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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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Main domain as subdomain [duplicate]

I've found a site, let's say http://mysub.mysite.org.1234.com, where mysub.mysite.org is definitely legitimate and .1234.com is definitely not. I don't want to mention the exact site because I'm going ...
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Best way to migrate domain to new IP

I have a website that has around 50-70k daily traffic. I am mostly interested in with software and a little bit hardware. I would like to hear professionals thought about migration. I am going to ...
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.CD domain registry confusion

I registered a .cd (Democratic Congo Republic) domain in the past and it's now up for renewal in a couple of weeks. It seems, for some reasons (maybe political?) there have been changes and I'm unsure ...
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How to set domainname in RHEL7.3 machine

I have to setup domainname right now when i am typing below command i am getting nonne [root@username ~]# domainname (none) But hostname command giving proper result [root@username ~]# hostname ...
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Serving GitHub Pages site with custom domain name via Cloudflare

http://appleseedhq.net/ is a GitHub Pages site hosted at https://appleseedhq.github.io/. I'm following Cloudflare's tutorial to enable HTTPS at https://appleseedhq.net/: https://blog.cloudflare.com/...
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Wordpress site domain changed and jQuery breaks; nginx-based

trying to troubleshoot why jQuery isn't working after I change the domain in the Wordpress site URL. I'm getting these messages in the nginx debug log... 2017/10/18 16:01:59 [info] 6657#6657: *...
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Samba active directory domain controller, domain name

I am new to AD DC, I read through various guidelines on how to set up the server and the domain name system, but I am still confused in the domain system part. We decided that our company example.com ...
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Solaris 10 app server operating on two company domains

I have a Solaris server hosting Apache and Tomcat web servers, it originally operated on one company domain: appname1.company1.com With a change in company, this original domain must still be ...
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Blocking domain via ufw and iptables

Does anyone know a way to block the domain name of a website (www.firstlightfcu.org) while still allowing access to the site using the IP address (174.122.168.43)? I tried blocking the website using ...
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Best practice on forwarding traffic to VMs inside ESXI based on domain name requested?

Lets say I have a server with two ip addresses. There are 100 VMs on this server each that hosts a website whose domain names use one of the two IPs in their A records. What's the best way to route a ...
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Are new domainnames propagated to DNS servers [duplicate]

After receiving spam on my newly registered, unused domain within a day I was curious about how they found it. With the help of google I found a site called domainpunch which lists all Addition to the ...
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Can I buy a domain name for a server I do not own? [closed]

I'm in charge of a server in my school, I do not own it, but the way we access it (the website in the server) is by entering its IP, Can I buy a domain name for it without asking for permission even ...
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How to implement DNS IP based on full url path

I know that DNS resolves only domains, but let me explain my problem, I want to know how can I come around this particular requirement. I have a request from Marketing to make world sites converge ...
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Computers unjoin domain after each reboot

This is my config: controller.mydomain.local (Domain Controller) IP Address : 192.168.1.1/24 computer1.mydomain.local IP Address : 192.168.1.2/24 DNS Server 1 : 192.168.1.1 ...
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What an nslookup command return if multiple sites are assigned to the same IP

I read in a book that nslookup command is used to find the IP address from a domain name and vice-versa. And domain name are just the names given to the IP Addresses as it is easy to remember names ...
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does a machine need to be in the same domain to connect to an AD server

I'm newbie to AD, I'm trying to join an AD server, using an App and an LDAP client (Apache Directory studio) but I can't, I remarked that, from my server I can ping the AD domain, but from my local ...
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Domain name does not appear for everyone [closed]

I have a dynamic ip addresser. I can register a domain with that. I have tried to register a domain name that is only displayed on the computers that are connected to my modem. For others not. This ...
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Is a DNS glue record more beneficial for a small site?

Okay say you own someSmallSite.com. Its NS nameserver, is say, ns1.hostgator.com. The NS server of Hostgator is ns1.p13.dynect.net. The NS record of that is ns0.dynamicnetworkservices.net which has a ...
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Is there an example domain which is guaranteed not to exist?

I would like to use a domain name in an example. I know that example.com exists for this purpose, but I would like the domain name not to exist (and not to start existing later). Is there any ...
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How are the NS records resolved?

Note: I'm aware of glue records and that DNS servers use them only in case the ns server domain is the same as the domain for which you sent the query. Now my question was: Say you have example.com ...
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domain name with same netbios name

Hi In a bit of an odd situation so looking for some advice I have a MS domain running on Server 2012r2 using 2012 function levels but I need to change it's name which I'm pretty sure I have a handle ...
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Is it valid for a domain to have whois but no NS or A record?

I've been doing system administration for a couple of decades and my understanding has always been that: whois was allocated as part of domain registration (obviously not all TLDs have whois, but for ...
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Use DNS or similar to re-route URL shortener service when dedicated server is down [closed]

I am trying to make a link shortener resilient to server failure by re-routing to a good server. Example: shortener.com/a1b2c3 > forwards to > website1.com (shortener.com and website1.com are on ...
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Nginx server host header server_name

In this tutorial it is written that after matching against the listen directive, nginx will match agains the server_name directive, which can be either an ip adress or a domain name. But how will it ...
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Domain blocked my domain for whois invalid data

My domain name domain.net is download video and converter web site. Name.com disabled my domain without notice. I can not transfer my domain. Name.com does not open the transfer lock. Do not change ...
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CNAME not resolving but website loads

So this is probably a stupid question, but I just set up my first website and the site loads without issue. https://www.whatsmydns.net confirms that the A record and Nameservers have propagated ...
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Need help understanding what to “point” for DNS

I am just learning about DNS, so please bear with me and don't hesitate to correct me. I own my domain example.com --- I have created two linux boxes that I am designating ns1 and ns2 .example.com. ...
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Redirect two domains to same IP with different URL params

Lets say I want to have two domains pointing to two different implementations of the same web app: www.example.com ==> 1.1.1.1?system=one www.example2.com ==> 1.1.1.1?system=two Is this possible?...
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Apache with tomcat and webapps

I am completely new to configuring tomcat. I'm trying to setup apache in front and just have tomcat act as a servlet. So far everything is working fairly well and I got it all setup, but the only ...
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Single domain with multiple server names

I have a complex case below and I am not an expert with domains at all: I have a domain in godaddy and it points to Wix website "mydomain.com" also I have a host in "asp.net" and need to use same ...
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Do I have to specify new added domain in /etc/host?

I purchased a new domain, then set correctly the DNS records (A ...). The domain points to my server, then Apache VirtualHost intercepts the HTTP queries. The question, is simple : do I have to add ...
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How to map a domain name to a load balancer in google cloud platform?

I have successfully set up a load balancer in google cloud platform If I use the IP as shown in the image, I can test and verify that the set up is working as I planned. Now I would like to map a ...
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CNAME working - but not for directories

I'm currently trying to resolve a problem with getting a domain pointed onto another domain, but for some reason it isn't working as it should be - any help here would be fantastic. The CNAME as been ...