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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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Adding different sets of DNS to -one- network adapter

My work environmental infrastructure depends on two different DNS servers. One that is here locally with us and one that is remote, on another location (which we have access to). The question is ...
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Update not working, nothing is installing in ubuntu 12.04

I am very much new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install anything on it. Initially when I installed it, it was fine. But I was having some dependency problem with ...
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Why would having multiple nameservers in resolv.conf cause nslookup to fail, but a single entry work?

I have a resolv.conf on ubuntu 12.04 that looks like this (IP addresses have been changed to nonsense): search internal.mydomain.com nameserver 205.169.169.193 That nameserver is not authoritative ...
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(Solve) Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to public network (internet access)

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my computer. I want to setup my dedicated server for web server and also I already have my own domain for web hosting company. I followed these instructions ...
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dns server does not return my ip

I'm setting up a dns server on ubuntu 12.04, when I write host "My Domain" in a terminal, it returns 127.0.0.1 instead of the IP that I assigned, I have proven putting # in the line "dns = dnsmasq" of ...
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0answers
35 views

Intermittent internet name resolution

I have a problem with name resolution (I believe). I have recently installed LXLE 12.04.3. When I search for updates, I get a number of "something wicked happened" responses and it can't find all of ...
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2answers
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How to flush dns in ubuntu 12.04?

how to flush dns of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64) have tried many things form here and here also but nothing is working
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55 views

Setting up Ubuntu for Netflix DNS

I've got a server in the U.S. running Ubuntu 12.04. I'm located in Denmark. Is it possible to setup my Ubuntu server as DNS server, so I can use Netflix with U.S. content? I've read it should be ...
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0answers
85 views

BIND9 dnssec issue

Im getting a lot of these errors in syslog Jan 13 06:43:22 sgdns01 named[14352]: error (no valid RRSIG) resolving 'variety.com/DS/IN': 165.21.83.88#53 Jan 13 06:43:34 sgdns01 named[14352]: validating ...
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56 views

dig and host queries not working on primary BIND 12.04.3

I have followed the guide on this site to configure BIND as a Primary server, it was all going fine and I was ready to make it live, but am now getting these errors when testing against zones on the ...
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56 views

Ubuntu 12.04 is burying our Infoblox with DNS requests

I've got 80 computers that I've installed Ubuntu Precise on. However, when I turn them on, they pound out thousands of DNS requests constantly and bury our Infoblox DNS server - just those 80 ...
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0answers
41 views

Network DNS problem

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows Server 2008 with DNS server and AD ,both installed on VirtualBox. Firstly I want to ping my domain from Ubuntu host. To do this I configured ...
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1answer
75 views

How to connect Ubuntu to University LAN (Windows, Static IPs) to use Internet?

I have always been a Windows user, and this is the first time I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. After installing Ubuntu, I am not being able to access college internet through my laptop. We have a wired ...
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1answer
47 views

Problems loading yahoo and others

I have been having issues with several websites saying "server not found", and I have ruled out proxy issues as the cause. From what I have found while looking for assistance, my problem likely lies ...
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1answer
543 views

What is the preferred way to setup resolvconf on Ubuntu in ec2?

I had been using Ubuntu 10.04.3 or 11.04. In either of these versions, hostnames like ec2-123-45-6-7.compute-1.amazonaws.com would resolve to a private in the 10.0.0.0/8 range. After upgrading to ...
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2answers
206 views

How can I use a local DNS server?

I need to test a few websites on my local network. I've already setup a DNS server with bind9 for my internet domains, and that works. I can also add a few domains to the /etc/hosts file, so I can ...
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1answer
143 views

SAKIS 3G - Use of Google DNS

I am using UBuntu 12.04 LTS and I am using SAKIS 3G script to connect to my 3g wireless modem, i want to use google DNS by default , i don't know, how to use google DNS in sakis3g script. In native ...
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0answers
73 views

I can't access my ubuntu server outside of my LAN

So I'll admit right out that I have very little experience with linux. I have been winging this from the get go. I have went through the process of getting a dns server set up and my server can be ...
0
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1answer
347 views

ubuntu 12.04.3 - Reverse DNS issue - slow ping interval but normal ping value

i'm running ubuntu 12.04.3 x86 desktop in my corporation environment. I join the corp domain by Likewise open. But when I ping another pc, say hostname is pc-test, "ping pc-test" or "ping ...
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1answer
79 views

network configuration in ubuntu 12.10

my windows 7 settings is below and its working properly. IP address 192.168.46.31 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Default gateway 192.168.46.1 Preferred DNS server 10.230.253.253 Alternet DNS server ...
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1answer
1k views

dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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1answer
335 views

domain-name dhcp option not applying to hostname -f

My Ubuntu 12.04.3 machine is not getting the domain-name option from dhcp applied to the FQDN returned by hostname -f (dnsdomainname returns nothing). Ip config: # ip a 1: lo: ...
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1answer
433 views

Setting dns-nameservers on a Bonded Network Connection

We have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 Server. There are two network interfaces on this server (eth0 and eth1), which we've bonded as bond0. DNS is not working currently.. if I ping google.com I get ...
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1answer
195 views

How to ping an IDN domain with its non-ASCII name?

For all I see, I cannot ping (or dig) IDN domain names using their non-ASCII names, only their ASCII 'backend' with xn-- prefix. I am about to add several such names to the configuration of a DNS ...
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2answers
3k views

Why can't I set a static IP address for my Linux box?

I'm trying to set up a static local IP address for my Linux computer for port-forwarding purposes. As per every single guide that exists on this subject, I've edited my /etc/network/interfaces and ...
2
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4answers
6k views

Why is the /etc/hosts file not working?

I have been having problems with this for a while and have tried everything I know, so I figured it was finally time to ask for some help. Any edit I make to /etc/hosts just doesn't work. Example: ...
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1answer
518 views

DNS Server or NameServer

Edit connection Mobile Broadband : select network name : Edit IP4 settings: Under Methods : Automatic PPP and Automatic PPP address only Changed DNS Server to: 198.153.192.40 and Search Domains ...
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1answer
531 views

Virtual Box guest (Windows7) in Ubuntu 12.04 (host) not connecting to the internet.

Have a Virtual Box running Win7 inside an Ubuntu host - the guest does not connect to the internet, but the host does. It is using an intel pro/1000 MT Desktop adapter with settings set to ...
0
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1answer
72 views

UB 12.04 Desktop - System Update Server Main vs UK and DNS

I am very new to Ubuntu :) I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 - My system detected (correctly) that I am resident of the United Kingdom and so it/I set my update server to the United Kingdom ...
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1answer
311 views

/etc/network/interfaces doesn't always take affect

For some reason my eth0 does not have internet on reboot sometimes. I am using a static ip. I can ping my gateway, but I am unable to ping dns servers, or anything out of my network. It seems that ...
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0answers
373 views

Intermittent wireless internet connection in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently upgraded from 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) to 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) (64 bit version) and suddenly my wireless internet connection has become intermittent. For example, when I am loading ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 ping 8.8.8.8 does not work on one network only

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I can connect to and use the internet on one wireless network (say A) and not on the other network (say B). I can connect to B and get an IP address. When I ping 127.0.0.1 it ...
2
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1answer
414 views

How do I control the order of nameserver addresses in resolv.conf?

I need to re-order /etc/resolv.conf to list the nameserver provided by eth1 dhcp before the nameserver provided by eth0 dhcp on a 12.04 server (no NetworkManager). I edited ...
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0answers
567 views

Local DNS resolver + dnsmasq in Ubuntu 12.04?

I need a local DNS resolver because my ISP DNS is seriously broken and breaks, in turn, many networks scripts. Before Precise I could just install unbound and add 127.0.0.1 as a prepended name server ...
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1answer
689 views

How do I configure IPv4 connection to use a DNS accessible only over IPv6?

I'm trying to make my system resolve IPv4 addresses over an IPv6 connection because my IPv6 connection is more secure (yes, it really is. Long story). The IPv6 nameserver resolves IPv4 addresses; it ...
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2answers
4k views

Set up domain name on private server

I have a Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04) I'm using to learn as much as I can about server management. I've got as far as getting a full LAMP setup running, but have hit a dead end trying to get a domain ...
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3answers
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Basic server build for practicing and learning linux on

I am taking it upon myself to learn Linux,so here is what I want to accomplish; I want to set up a server primarily for practice. I don't need it to do anything specific accept allow me to login via ...
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1answer
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Problem with DNS in Ubuntu 12.04 and Mullvad VPN

I hope you are all well. Here's my problem. I was running Ubuntu 10.04, and I got Mullvad , a VPN service because it is anonymous and cheap. Mullvad VPN service installed perfectly on 10.04 and I ...
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1answer
112 views

Why is this single-word address being resolved? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. On my work network, there's a single-word address (let's call it foobar) that is responding to pings and HTTP requests, only from my machine. The address is not a TLD, just a ...
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1answer
317 views

How to diagnose a selective DNS resolution failure?

I just obtained an ASUS RT-N66U router, which I've flashed with the Tomato firmware. The router is for the most part working fine, but I'm having trouble connecting to Facebook in a consistent way. ...
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245 views

Ubuntu Server 12.04: No internet through switch, help

I've been using Ubuntu Server 12.04, upgrading to 12.10 once I figure this out, on my IBM xSeries 335 (name: Server1; ip: 10.0.0.50) as a web server. I recently got a computer from a family friend ...
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0answers
547 views

Resolv.conf getting over written in Ubuntu 12.04

I am Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS When my server is rebooted the DNS server changes in /etc/resolv.conf I installed the server on DHCP first and later changed to static IPs and manually added ...
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1answer
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How do I set up an Ubuntu server as a secondary DNS

The company I now work for specializes in web development. They are currently selling clients packages where they develop web applications for them to help automate certain business tasks for them. ...
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1answer
2k views

BIND9 server not responding to external queries

I have set up a BIND server on my dedicated box which I want to host a nameserver for my domain on. When I use dig @202.169.196.59 nzserver.co.nz locally on the server I get the following response... ...
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0answers
209 views

Internet connectivity issues

I'm on 12.04, I upgraded a month ago from Windows 7 on my Sony VAIO. Everything is great except after the upgrade, I encountered Internet connectivity issues. When browsing the web or loading ...
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1answer
264 views

Ubuntu Server Takes time to resolve website name but not IP address in wget command

I have ubuntu server 12.04 LTS . When i fetch something over the internet using wget command. It easily starts when i give address like wget 100.100.100.100/index.html means ip address. it immediately ...
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1answer
702 views

How to configure DNSv6 on a LAN without internet access?

I have a LAN of IPv6 enabled hosts. I would like to setup a ubuntu as DNSv6 server for the local LAN addresses (there is no internet/tunneling stuff). I could manually edit the etc/hosts file for ...
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0answers
580 views

Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD boot under VirtualBox, no network

I boot the Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD with VirtualBox, but get no DNS. I.e., eth0 has its IP address, but DNS resolving always fails. I tried VirtualBox bridged networking, then NAT, but for both ...
0
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1answer
814 views

Running 12.04 as a gateway - resolvconf, dhclient and dnsmasq integration

I have a gateway server which is set up originally with Ubuntu desktop 12.04 - perhaps a mistake, I don't know, something to bear in mind. I ripped out network-manager and now want to get ...