Domain Name System for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet. It translates domain names meaningful to humans into the numerical identifiers associated with networking equipment for the purpose of locating and addressing these devices worldwide.

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How to host a website using Ubuntu 13.04 on my local machine

How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration with a hostname? Thank You so much for this wonderful answer. Although the talk here had been more on the lines of setting up a home based server ...
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How do I make a DCHP server?

I want to finish making a minecraft server (TCP/UDP) I already have a system that uses a private ip of 192.168.0.9 And a DNS on it that uses the public ip of 2.220.217.108, then redirects to it from ...
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How do I setup BIND9 and VirtualBox so that my local machine can access my domain names?

I have a complicated setup. And it makes me a bit confused about how I should setup my server, BIND9, and my Mac OS X. So here it is. I have a Mac that is connected to the internet via WiFi. I have ...
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Host purchased domain name in apache2 ubuntu server

I have been looking for a solution to this for months with no luck so here goes. I installed the Ubuntu server 13.04 (since upgraded to 13.10) on an old dell e510 and installed apache2. Also I ...
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Squid error on bind9 start

I'm getting the following error after a bind9 update when I restart bind9 on my 12.04 LTS server: root@server2:/etc/bind# service bind9 restart * Stopping domain name service... bind9 ...
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How can I specify or query the order DNS servers will be queried?

For some reason I am not hitting the DNS server I am expecting to hit. I have a wireless connection with a VPN on top of it. I have set both of the connections to use a specific set of DNS servers (...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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Dynamic DNS advice for a home server on a .co.uk domain

I have the following setup: A home server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 A D-Link DSL-2780 capable of Dynamic DNS routing to www.dyndns.org, www.no-ip.com, zoneedit.com A domain purchased with Gandi....
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Is it possible to setup multiple Virtual Hosts with one ip/domain?

Is it possible to setup multiple Virtual Hosts with one ip/domain? We have a single domain (example.com) pointing to our server at ip (123.123.555.555). At location 123.123.555.555 we require the ...
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Set fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance

I am trying to set a fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance. I have set CNAME entry in Route53, so when I go to sync1.staging1.mycompany.net, it resolves to the correct instance. What I have ...
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Ubuntu12.04 dns resolve error [closed]

I have two dns nameservers in my /etc/resolv.conf file: nameserver 10.10.255.3 nameserver 10.10.103.123 I configured a domain name "*.cloudstack.cf.test" in dns nameserver 10.10.103.123. Then I use ...
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Screwed up DNS settings in 13.10

When I run nslookup internal.foo.com I get Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 ** server can't find internal.foo.com: NXDOMAIN For some reason, I am not getting the 172.17.51....
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Wifi Hostspot setup for Cable Modem Connection

I have a broadband connection through my ISP (Hathway), using a cable modem. I wish to share the internet connection to my laptop, and the phone. Refer to this configuration guide at 12.10 Wireless ...
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setup norton dns in ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup Norton DNS for my Ubuntu 12.04 for all network connections? How can I setup the DNS servers? The DNS are: Preferred DNS: 199.85.126.20 Alternate DNS: 199.85.127.20
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No internet connection (DNS server address is Router address)

My internet connection in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't work. I can use IP addresses to open websites but not URLs. The DNS server that I connect to is the IP address of my Router. When I connect to the VPN of ...
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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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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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How to send e-mail as a domain name?

I would like to create an ubuntu webserver ( with Postfix on it ) to send e-mails to different users from a static domain name; website.com I do have access to the following DNS records website.com ...
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Problem with Winbind/Samba

I've been having an issue on my network that has completely vexed me. I have three workstations running Ubuntu 13.04, one Windows 7 workstation, and three servers on Ubuntu Server 12.04. One of the ...
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Web Hosting Management Package

I want to host multiple domains on my Ubuntu VM. Is there any package like Lamp to handle DNS, Email, Apache and other needed softwares for a web server? I'm looking for a software like Plesk and ...
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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 12....
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Can't Ping External Network on Ubuntu

I installed BIND on Ubuntu and nslookup is successful, pinging my hostname is successful, but pinging an external site (i.e. www.google.com) does not work. I receive the error message: ping: unknown ...
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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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DNS Issue with IP Forwarding

I have an Ubuntu box running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server edition, which acts as a DHCP server and is also the gateway for my network. IP forwarding is turned on. Additionally, the server acts as a ...
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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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Cannot access internet until visited once in an IP with browser, DNS-problem?

Just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. Wireless HW: lspci -k 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Can't set up IMAP on a working email server

I've been trying to set up my local mail server using this tutorial on my domain Mydomain.me. I got to the point where I can successfully receive mail send to my address but I can't set up an IMAP ...
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Can't resolve local hosts

To start with, my Linux or networking knowledge is fairly basic, so it's probably best to assume that I know nothing. I've been trying (for my own furtherance) to put together some sort of home ...
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How do I remove localhost nameserver from resolv.conf

Currently my /etc/resolv.conf reads: nameserver 127.0.0.1 nameserver 10.255.0.101 nameserver 10.255.0.11 and I want it to instead read: search [my domain] nameserver 10.255.0.101 ...
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Wifi does not work with internet

I just cretaed a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu. My Wifi works properly in windows, but it does not let me go on the Internet when in Ubuntu. DHCP seems to work since I apparently received a 192.168.1.3 ...
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Internet over USB on BeagleBone Black

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the Beagle Bone Black. This image: https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/raring/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-10-08.img.xz This microcontroller allows to ...
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Can't connect to any hostnames

I am trying to install tasksel via apt-get and then apt-get install tasksel but in both of these processes I get errors and it doesn't install. I have tried pinging the Ubuntu archives and common ...
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408 error in browser using Google or openid on some networks in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have searched here and the web and many other people have similar issues going back a few years (My Google Account not working properly with Ubuntu for example), but no one seems to have fixed it. ...
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Get information about a url in terminal

There's this useful command that gets information about a server when you pass it a url that's pointed at the server in question. I can't remember it though, or find it. It gets the OS of the server, ...
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Switch DNS by command-line? (Like Google DNS/OpenDNS <-> whatever the system default is)

How do I switch DNS by command-line? I mean like, changing between Google DNS or OpenDNS and whatever the system default is.
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Web sites do not work when I am logged into Google Chrome or need to log in to Google

This problem is really weird. If I log into Google chrome, I can not use Google to search. And I cant log in to sites like this one and Stack Overflow with my Google account. The pages time out with "...
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How to set up FQDN with Dynamic IP?

Can I setup my www.example.com address when I have a dynamic external ip adress (no router) and if so whats needed to make it work? The server is already installed with Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 and LAMP ...
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Slow P2P sharing in ubuntu

Hi after installing ubuntu I found that my download speed , specifically torrent download speeds has gone surprisingly lower than before, I'm not really familiar with configuring network on Ubuntu/...
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How do I see the DNS hint file (root name servers)?

According to Wikipedia's article on the address resolution mechanism of DNS there should be a "hint file" in my OS somewhere, containing IP addresses of a few "root name servers". How do I see this ...
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Suddely internet is not accessible

I am going crazy here. One day everything was working fine. I turned pc off and went to sleep. Next day turn pc on and cannot access internet (from any browser). The situation is: I cannot open any ...
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DNS - Hosting domain - IP provided by ISP

First of all, I am really sorry, still new on the use of Ubuntu and server administration. But I am eager to learn! I purchased an unmanaged VPS server (Ubuntu 12.10) with 2 IP addresses + a domain ...
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How to set up manually a resolved dns record

I'd like to manually and persistently set "goo" to be resolved to one of google.com server IPs.
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Correct way to set DNS

I have a DNS server running on my computer, and I want Ubuntu to use it to resolve addresses. I've setup mydomain.com as a custom domain I went into Network settings, switched to manual in 'Wired', ...
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Ubuntu server and services

I've been using Linux+Plesk Virtual Server as a web server for a while, but I want to give a try on doing it manually, so my question is: I'll have a server which is: 80GB HDD, 4GB RAM, 1TB Bandwith, ...
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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 pc-test....
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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 203.147....
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Noip not working on ubuntu 12.10

I have used noip on windows, it's a great tool. I have also installed it on ubuntu 12.10, but it seems to be not working somehow. I have apache installed on my machine, I start it with /etc/init....
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SSH: Dynamic DNS vs Port Forwarding

I recently set up SSH on my newly installed ubuntu, and already set up public key authentication and know that it works properly remotely on my local network. Now I decided that I would make it ...
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Ubuntu Server - Websites randomly do not respond

I have a server that is running Ubuntu Server, Apache2, Railo, mySQL, Tomcat, and Icecast/EZStream My issue started last week. I have 3 websites pointed to this server with the same DNS, IP address ...
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DNS issues on Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenVPN

I followed this guide to setup openvpn on my home network. I accidentally downloaded ubuntu 12.10 at first and without noticing, I went ahead and followed the guide... Then I did some stuff from ...