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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Configuring Name servers on 12.04

I want to create nameservers on my ubuntu 12.04 dedicated server by name servers I mean ns1.mydomain.com ns2.mydomain.com I am following this guide but it is bit confusing for me as I have never ...
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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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connect: Network is unreachable? - ping

When I attempt to ping google's dns or any outside the network I get connect: Network is unreachable? I can't update either which I put down to this I am new to networking... And Ubuntu. But these ...
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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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ping: unknown host

Since few days, my dedicated server (Ubuntu 13.04) is no longer able to ping or connect to my NAS through DNS (hostname -> kr1.synology.me ) . The IP address ( 178.83.88.248 ) address against , is ...
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Can't resolve windows domains in local network

I've installed ubuntu on my computer at work because I think it is a perfect system for work which I do but I got some issues. I can't resolve domains from windows DNS server. Basically, we have two ...
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How may I restrict accesing apache using server IP address?

I have a server. I installed and configured Virtualmin/Webmin on it. Also I added three domains and configured almost 100% correct all DNS records. My big question is how I restrict accessing website ...
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DNS/mail confusion “No MX or A records”

I'm attempting to send mail from a remote email account to my postfix smtp mail service on my local network. Everything works fine on the local network and users can freely exchange mail between one ...
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Correct DNS records?

I just got a VPS (2 CPU, 2 Gb RAM, 40 GB SSD). I've downloaded and configured Virtualmin/Webmin. I have two domain names nedegroup.com and nutrizzio.com registered through godaddy. With ...
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Bind 9 problems

Can anyone evaluate my bind zone files and tell me where I'm going wrong? This is my first time writing zone files, so something is probably wrong. I'm using Bind9. After I write these zone files, I ...
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How to access Amazon EC2 instance from Ubuntu 13.10?

I have an Amazon EC2 (Windows) instance which has been created for me and I have public DNS, public IP and the public key. I would like to RDP to this instance from Ubuntu 13.10. I have recently ...
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How do I tell my internal IP to send to my external IP?

I have set up everything necessary for a minecraft server, I have a DNS client with ddclient which is sent from helloworld.dyndns.org to my external ip I have an static internal IP but there is a ...
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Ubuntu Bind9 set up and resolv.conf

I found this tutorial the best I've come across and it works! Well done although I can't vote and comment on it due to my site privilege as yet. How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration ...
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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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How could I set the Apache DNS?

I have an Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I think that I'm having problems with the Apache/PHP DNS. The computer has a perfect connectivity. I can send mails from shell with PHP, but I can't send from the ...
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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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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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Network starts slow on Ubuntu 13.10 start or resume

I have this laptop (ThinkPad X1 Carbon) with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 dualboot. Recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10. The good thing about this upgrade is that Ubuntu 13.10 starts very fast compared ...
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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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Postfix fails to create Maildir

I'm configuring a virtual squirrelmail for a school assignment. Now I configured a dns server and all my dig's and nslookups succeed. I was also able to add a user in terminal and send an email from ...
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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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Network Problems after installing wireless USB Adapter

some time ago I tried to install an Edimax 150Mbps Wireless IEEE802.11b/g/n USB Adapter for my Lenovo T60 for better wifi performance. It didn't really work out properly, at least I had the feeling ...
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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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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 ...
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Can't connect to internet on Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server

It's basically a fresh install. I used sudo vim /etc/network/interfaces and set up a static IP. I've check multiple times that my IP was within my network. Next I used sudo vim /etc/resolv.conf to ...
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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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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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Outgoing network connections fail after a few seconds

I just got back to my university and discovered that Ubuntu 13.10 has issues maintaining network access now. After a minute or less of proper connectivity, I lose the ARP entry for the gateway and my ...
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Detailed document for dns-search in /etc/network/interfaces?

I don't find a detailed document of 'dns-search' in /etc/network/interfaces. Does anybody know where to find the detailed document? Thanks.
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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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avoiding unnecessary DNS lookup

i have added few host files in my /etc/hosts but still DNS is querying those files. i have already tried /etc/nsswitch.conf hosts : files dns also /etc/host.conf: order hosts,bind but still its ...
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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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Hunting down weird network activity

I am in a hunt, I noticed in Network Monitor that there is constant network traffic over the ppp0. ppp0 is my 3G dongle. Above is what I see hours after hours with all foreground and background ...
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How to dynamically switch public IP of my VPS (with multiple IPs)

I have VPS with 7 IPs, running Ubuntu 12.04. You can see output of my ifconfig command here at picture: if config output Now I want to run php script under the different public IP each time. For ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Configuring a strictly local dns server for local network media streaming

I am fairly new to Linux, but I have an Ubuntu media server set up in my house. We can't afford to have an internet connection, so I move the server back and forth occasionally when I need to run ...
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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 ...