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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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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virtualbox, MAAS: help needed

Ok, I made some progress wrt the original question (still below). I found /etc/maas/dhcpd.conf contained option domain-name-servers 10.0.3.15, and changed it to 192.168.0.11. After restarting the ...
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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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diffrence between the DNS setting in etc/resolv conf and etc/network/interfaces

I want to know the difference between DNS settings in /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/network interfaces. For example when I share internet connection from other computer(XP), I used to add the name server ...
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How to resolve bootloader problem in Ubuntu 13.04?

Yesterday, I did something that damaged the bootloader of my Ubuntu 13.04. Then I had to install Lubuntu 13.04, and I'm now using the Grub of Lubuntu. The problem is in the opening screen Ubuntu gives ...
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Publish website with own DNS server and domain name [duplicate]

I'm trying to publish my own website with my own bind9 DNS server running in Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 I've registered the domain name example.com.ar in nic.ar (entity that registers domains in ...
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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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Website access only with ip

I recently installed Linaro Ubuntu 12.04 on my cubie development board and I can access websites only with ip adresses, for example I can access google with 74.125.224.72. I also can ping only ip ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu server DNS/DHCP/MAAS woes

I've been using Ubuntu server Raring for a few weeks now. It seems to be great, but I havre a slight problem. I opted for the Metal As A service option, and now its changing my DNS records and going ...
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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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Adding new nameserver and keeping local sites access

At my job the only nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf points to 127.0.1.1. I added an OpenDNS on top of it, although that made me lose the access to the company’s local sites. How do I keep the OpenDNS ...
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How do I configure my DNS settings in Ubuntu server?

According to this page it appears to be simple. However, /etc/bind does not exist on the default installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS server. So, without installing any further software, how can ...
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BIND9 and external domain

I need a little help concerning the configuration of BIND 9 in Ubuntu server 12.04.2. We have a domain company.com with an external registrar. With this, we can manage all DNS settings for the website ...
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How to perform something like windows domain or active directory in Ubuntu Environment

I am already running old windows 2008 server used for DNS Server and Domain Server. My users can use the office computer only if they have username registered in the domain server. Also, domain server ...
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Guide to set-up DNS and Multiple domain on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know, how to set-up a DNS server and to run multiple websites on a single VPS server. I already have a VPS server and I've installed webmin for my ease.. I'm still confused how to set ...
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VPN connection DNS server order reversed

In fixing my admittedly somewhat custom setup on my Ubuntu 12.04 workstation, when I connect the VPN connection, the DNS server of it is added to the bottom of /etc/resolv.conf instead of the top, ...
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Ping of my own hostname gives “Destination Host Unreachable”

I have had a Networking problem over this past week that I hope someone here has the ability to resolve for me or can show me the procedure that I need to follow in order to resolve this problem ...
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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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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 ...
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How to troubleshoot slow web browsing in Ubuntu VBox guest (Windows host)?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VirtualBox guest running on a Windows 7 host. Until recently it had been working flawlessly1. Since a few days ago, however, web browsing in this Ubuntu VBox has been ...
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Can't set DNS with Static IP

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I uninstalled DHCP. I set my IP address to 192.168.1.200 and it's working just fine. I can connect to it via my other internet network machines. However, I've tried to ...
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sudo service networking start doesn't work

I just configured dns-nameservers in /etc/network/interfaces. To make it take effect instantly, I typed sudo service networking stop, the desktop seems to kill some processes, anyway the UI is ...
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Changing/Setting DNS settings on boot

I have a situation where i do not give access to a machine, but there may be circumstances where the IP settings need to be changed. I have overcome this by providing a USB stick with a file with both ...
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Setting up web hosting at home with ubuntu server and pointing it to actual domain

Hi I have already got a domain name and installed ubuntu server along with bind9. I want to configure it so that it points to my domain on internet. My Current Environment is as below: installed ...
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How to configure BIND 9 with dynamic IP address?

Is this even possible ? I work on a project at home. How bind will update the zones if the IP is changing periodically ? I read few tutorials about this but I don't get it.
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can't resolve dns

I've setup a LAMP server with Ubuntu. It's a dedicated server hosted by online.net. Now, I've purchased a domain name and I've created a A registar mapping to my server's IP address ...
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Weird DNS behavior

I got hold of a really cute little PC, that I want to fiddle around with as a little side-project. It has a normal LAN connection via Ethernet and the /etc/network/interfaces configuration is # ...
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how i will stick my DNS BIND9 server to only home networking

I have completely configured DNS BIND9 server on ubuntu server 12.xx but i think it is working as open DNS how i will avoid this Senario I have 4 computers having IPs winpc1=192.168.1.50 ...
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How to set up a DNS server on ubuntu server?

This DNS server will use to access a web server/ mysql server. Scenario: DNS Server of 192.168.0.0/24 network - 192.168.0.2 domain name(dn): my.site.com redirect to 192.168.2.1 (webserver/mysqlserver) ...
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How to add DNS suffix in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have just installed ubuntu 12.04. And I am a beginner on Linux. So, how can I add the DNS suffix in this OS. Please help..
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Evolution 3.2.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 loads external images extremly slow

I know, this was covered in an older thread (now closed). In an answer of this old thread it was suggested to set-up the wireless connection with a DNS address specified under IPv4. I assume that ...
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Ispconfig DNS, namserver

I have a question. I want a ispconfig (3) build system on 3 vps systems NS1.example.com NS2.example.com Web.example.com this with a multi-server. Now my question is how can I ensure that ...
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Why would 127.0.0.1 in resolv.conf cause problems in DNS resolution?

[update and update II: see my awkward and proper solutions at the end of the question, based on one of the answers] I have an extremely slow DNS lookup when my resolv.conf file includes the 127.0.0.1 ...
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Ubuntu FQDN Not pingable on Windows Network

My problem is that my Ubuntu machine seems to have its FQDN setup correctly, yet I cannot ping the FQDN from a windows machine on the same network. Output of various commands on my Ubuntu machine: ...
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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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Network Manager Not Picking up VPN's Nameservers

So I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (switch from Fedora) two days ago and I'm almost productive again except for one thing: When I connect to my work's VPN, Network Manager doesn't pick up the nameservers ...
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UBUNTU Server Installation in College Lab?

I want to install Ubuntu Server in college lab which has 50 Windows 7-based machines. Can I perform the following tasks on one server machine simultaneously? 1 = active directory domain controller 2 ...
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Network Problem : Cannot connect to a ping-able website with Firefox

For some reason I need to configure my computer using static IP settings to let other computers to find it. Here's my settings in /etc/network/interfaces: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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DNS on static IP address

I have setup my mythtv server (runnning ubuntu 12.04) to have a static IP address. This is required because the IPAddress must be hardcoded in the mythtv server settings and if it changes the the ...
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Network bridge for Xbox 360: error resolving hostname

There seems to be a stunning variety of ways to create a bridge which I can use as a cheep 360 wireless thing. All 3 of the ways I tried led to unresolved hostnames... -I highly suspect this is a ...
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Having DNS Issues when connected to a VPN in Ubuntu 13.04

I am connecting to a Cisco VPN Server using vpnc. Once connected, my machine was unable to automatically update DNS setting from the new VPN. I tested by temporarily changing /etc/resolv.conf with the ...
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Setting up wired broadband with static IP

I was using my wired broadband connection perfectly with windows. That broadband uses static ip. At windows 7 the setup was done in IPv4 section. That had following things: i) Ip Address ii) ...
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Ubuntu error/bug in which all DNS records have the same strange IP class

First off all, I want to say that I'm not new to Ubuntu, and I primarily use it as a gateway server. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server without a GUI. These days after a big storm, I had a power outage. ...
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Wired connection fails

I have been using ubuntu for a few years now, and since I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 I have this issue, where I get no error or notifications at all, but my wired connection just stops working. The ...
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Resolv.conf: presence of 'search localdomain' fails correct DNS lookup

Scenario: Attempt to resolve host named 'puppet' in domain 'puppet.mydomain.com' Resolution is successful if the resolv.conf file does not include search directive for 'localdomain' and only the ...
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I need to open port 53 on Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS (32bit)

I need to be able to open port 53 on my ethernet interface. I have tried using iptables and ufw, but nothing works. It is made to be an DNS-server. Thanks, Jan
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/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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Setting up DNS and/or Nameserver on VPS

I currently have a VPS and two domains (.com/.net) at an external registrar. My registrar does have DNS controls. I have a forwarded email (on my .net) through my registrar. I have installed and used ...
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Is there a caching DNS proxy I can add local records to?

I have a fairly standard ADSL connection. Modem/router with several computers inside. I would like to formalise some DNS entries so that when inside the network some legal DNS entries like ...