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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Connect domain name with Linux VPS server ip using nginx

I have a VPS Linux (Ubuntu) server and I would like to connect a domain name with my server IP through nginx. I have checked the following: $ sudo systemctl reload nginx nginx.service is not active, ...
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How to protect email addresses after domain name expires?

I'm thinking of creating a website for a friend. This includes registering a domain name and setting up a couple email addresses (myfriend@myfriend.com, etc.) If the friend doesn't maintain the domain ...
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dig not returning answer for domain registered with namecheap?

Running dig chimu.sh Results in the following: ; <<>> DiG 9.16.1-Ubuntu <<>> chimu.sh ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: ...
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nginx domain name is not showing docker

I am new experimenting with docker and nginx and it seems that i cannot make Nginx. context: there is 3 docker container run on docker compose (Nginx, frontend, and a Api backend) the website works ...
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Redirect domain root to CloudFront with nginx?

Note - I see several other questions asking about redirecting to the root of their S3 static websites, but I didn't see anything about redirecting from the root of a domain name to a CloudFront/S3 ...
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Why will Firefox resolve my domain but Chrome will not

I've been setting up a LAN DNS server using DNSMasq to forward my webserver which at the moment has https and is port-forwarded by my router. I have a domain registered which resolves fine from ...
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Hide your paths/filenames in apache

in Apache 2.4, can I hide all "paths" from the browsers? if somebody are on https://example.com/users/list.html it would only say https://example.com in the addressbar, and if someone takes ...
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Is it possible to make Postfix accept $myhostname = domain.tld (not host.domain.tld)?

Two interrelated questions: I'm trying to understand if it's not recommended to have a server hostname set to just domain.com instead of host.domain.com (system-wide). One consequence of that for me ...
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How does browser resolve unregistered domains like .ph or .ws?

If we visit an unregistered domain like http://no-domain-here.ph/ we get a webpage from ph registry However, this domain doesn't have any ns records associated. How does it work?
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What is the difference between zone and domain and domain name in DNS terminology?

The question is clear: How are DNS zones and DNS domains and DNS domain names different? Disclaimer: Originally, this question was asked on StackOverflow (link) by someone else, but it got closed as ...
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Hover.com domain cant be reached

I recently bought a .DE domain from Hover.com for use in email addresses (I am using mailbox.org) and also a web service in the future. The name-servers are set to ns1.hover.com and ns2.hover.com. I ...
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Can a Second-level domain be considered as a Fully-qualified domain?

I often see people talking about FQDNs (fully-qualified domains) to describe subdomains (e.g., networkengineering.stackexchange.com) that are under a second-level domain (e.g., stackexchange.com). I ...
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List of top-level domains (TLDs) that require HTTPS connections, like .dev

I know the .dev top-level domain requires all sites to support only encrypted HTTPS connections, disallowing any HTTP connections. Are there other such TLDs?
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A CNAME with a wildcard embedded

I'm trying to set up a CNAME DNS entry: start.*.example.com That matches the following domain names: start.a.b.c.example.com start.a.example.com Is this possible? My current tests are failing with ...
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flaunt7.com VPS - Missing name server information

Just bought (3 days) a VPS from flaunt7.com and ubuntu-20.04-x86_64 installed. I have also installed a WordPress website without the cPanel. My domain was brought from hover.com. Issue is that till ...
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Route non existing domain to a default page in haproxy (multi domain in default backend already exists )

I have been using HAProxy (IP 192.168.1.100) to proxy my multiple site domain name to the backend server. Due to the requirement that the multiple-site must be served on both HTTP and HTTPS ( with SSL ...
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How to remove wordpress entirely from my domain name that's hosted on AWS Route 53

I was contacted by an organization to remove wordpress site that's host on Amazon Web Services(AWS) route53,the site is running with an associated EC2 instance, that was created all created by the ...
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Access URL in CompanyA from CompanyB with Two Way Transitive Trust and DNS

I'm trying to access CompanyAWebsite.CompanyA.com from CompanyB without having to type in the FQDN and vise versa. I thought this was the purpose of CNAMES in DNS but I must be doing something wrong. ...
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How to hide "Alterative names" SSL certificates (in SSLlabs test)?

when running ssllabs.com's test on my website, the output contains "Certificate #2" for (one of the) other domains hosted on the NGINX web server. It is red and not Trusted but I prefer to ...
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IP/DNS inaccessible after IP address changed for Wordpress on Ubuntu VPS

I deployed a website on a VPS with AWS Lightsail. Everything was working fine until I got an issue that made me restart the server. The IP has changed. And now it redirects to the old IP when I get to ...
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Fix wrong typosquatting warning in Google Chrome

My client is running websites on 2 domains names. Let's say companyname.com and company-name.com. He's clients recently started to receive this kind of warning on Google Chrome: Sorry I only have it ...
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How to perform DCV for SSL in a secure namespace, using apache and django

I have a django app being served by apache. It was configured and working by connecting to the raw IP of the server, but as the domain is .app I need to configure SSL to get it working with the domain ...
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Block view of other child domains in environment

We have a Windows environment set up in a hub and spoke configuration whereby we have a parent domain as the hub and multiple separate child domains as the spokes. Each of these spokes are separate ...
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How to forward domain name to blank page?

The domain host automatically sets the DNS nameservers to a parked domain. How can the settings be changed so that entering the URL instead gives a null (404) result or blank page?
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Is email deliverability impossible with a .name email address?

I have a dot name domain. .name is an odd TLD: they originally only offered third level domains, eg first.last.name, so that more people could get their own name. They also included the first@last....
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Configure postfix to forward a single final destination address to an external relay host

I have a Postfix server that manages internal mail, being the final destination for the organization domain. Anyway the external SMTP for the domain is managed by the ISP server. The messages are then ...
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sshd_config: Match for requested domain? [duplicate]

Like a virtual host declaration at a web server, I'd like to control sshd when a connection with a certain domain name gets established. That is, multiple domain names point to the sshd machine, which ...
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Zabbix Server Frontend 80 -> 443

I've a Zabbix installation on my CentOS 7 server and the following happens: Installed Zabbix Server with Frontend according to Official Install Guide (https://www.zabbix.com/download?zabbix=5.0&...
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Getting ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED after changing nameserver for a domain [duplicate]

Hello everyone I have a website which was hosted in digital ocean server and now i changed it to AWS. After changing the nameserver, when i access the domain i get error saying www.mydomain.com ...
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Azure to Ionos .org domain name transfer

I want to transfer a custom domain I currently have on Azure, to Ionos. But after doing all the steps with the authentication code, I get an error some minutes later by email telling me this: Dear ...
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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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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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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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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) [closed]

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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