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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Ubuntu DNS server working, but getting errors in syslog

it's my first question to the forum here, so please go easy on me. I'm a Linux newbie and I experimented with setting up my own Ubuntu server (server name : araliya, domain: autun.hom, IP: ...
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VM can't ping LAN name but sees it via nslookup

I am trying to connect to a network resource from my 10.04.4 VM (VMware Fusion) but the destination is unreachable by name. What is weird is that the name is visible in DNS: >nslookup my.name ...
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How to remove a DNS nameserver on Ubuntu 14.04

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Firefox has been incredibly slow, and I suspect my DNS settings to be the issue. When I do a cat /run/resolvconf/resolv.conf here is what I get: ...
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With MAAS set to manage DNS on a subnet on a private IP range, why do only some nodes have DNS entries?

I'm trying to set up OpenStack on MAAS, using trusty. I have a network between these machines all bridged/switched together. I have set up MAAS at 192.168.7.200, I have a Juju client machine at ...
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How can I redirect *.localhost to 127.0.0.1 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I used to be able to make foo.localhost, bar.localhost, etc. resolve to 127.0.0.1 by adding address=/localhost/127.0.0.1 to /etc/dnsmasq.conf But dnsmasq.conf doesn't exist in Ubuntu 14.04, and ...
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Append DNS Suffix - Wifi vs Physical

So a while back I changed my DHCP config to appended a dns suffix automatically. I modified the.. /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf ..config file and added the a line.. append domain-name "mydomain.net"; ...
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wwan / qmi_wwan.ko / network IP config

I am trying to get a new wwan module working on Ubuntu 12.04. I am relatively new to modern linux - I wrote linux drivers "back in the day". These days I primarily write OSX drivers for wwan modules ...
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Virtualmin DNS problems

i'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Virtualmin and I got a problem. I'm creating a webserver with virtualmin local use only (it's running on virtualbox) so the ip is 10.0.2.15 and I'm trying to make the DNS ...
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BIND9 as authoritative server, but caching/forwarding--without AXFR

I'd like to setup a DNS server that acts a secondary authoritative server in case the primary goes down. Normally, that'd be easy to accomplish with AXFR, but I want it to be secondary to CloudFlare, ...
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Internet (both wifi and LAN) Stop working after some time

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell N4050. But there is a problem with my internet. It first works fine. But after sometime about 3 to 4 min, it stop working. I tried to ping with server, default ...
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Prevent some interfaces from editing resolv.conf

I am trying to connect a camera to the internet. To do this, I have two devices: lte0 and wlan0. The camera (Sony NEX 5) is controlled over wlan0, and lte0 is the LTE connection. My ...
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Slow DNS lookup after upgrading to 14.04

After upgrading my Kubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04, I got extremely slow DNS lookup in Firefox and Thunderbird. I have checked the communications with Wireshark. Launching e.g. http://vs.hu in Firefox ...
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How can I stop my server being an “open DNS resolver”?

This morning I got a letter from my ISP saying that my Ubuntu Server (13.10) can be used as an "open DNS resolver". They propose 3 possible solutions to fix this problem: Limit access to recursive ...
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Where to set my DNS on Ubuntu 64 bits?

On Ubuntu 32 bits I decalred my DNS in /etc/resolv.conf Now that I installed Ubuntu 64 bits I do not find this file. I edited /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/hosts but there is no /etc/resolv.conf. ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Ubuntu internet connection problem

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Here are my internet settings: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.1.17.10 /*this is my IP @ddress*/ netmask ...
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How to resolve the DNS locally when there is a proxy configured?

If I configure the proxy, under Settings -> Network -> Proxy, and then try to access "http://google.com", the name resolution (IP of google.com) will happen there, at the proxy server but... How can ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 server will not resolve

I am at a loss as to why I can't resolve. I am sure I am missing something and I hope someone can help. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 server. After setting to static, I can not resolve host names (to ...
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changes in etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf get ignored

Im wanting to never use a specified DNS Server so I tried using reject ip address as suggested here to my question: How to make Ubuntu never use specified DNS server? (DNSLeak issues) but setting ...
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MAAS / nodes have limited internet access after install

I´ve installed a test environment for MAAS and JUJU. MAAS manages both DHCP and DNS. Following setup: maas01 - static IP juju01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 node01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 and pxe ...
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How to make Ubuntu never use specified DNS server? (DNSLeak issues)

Im using VPN and dnsleaktest.com shows me that it discovered vpn dns and my isp dns. I want to avoid using isp dns when using vpn. I found I can use prepend domaine name servers in ...
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dnsmasq unrecognized command

I'm attempting to run a script which calls service dnsmasq restart service dnsmasq restart dnsmasq: unrecognized service No matter what I call for dnsmasq, it gives me the "unrecognized service" ...
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DNS Look up failed - Ubuntu 12.04

I have this problem, which seems to be a 'common' problem on Ubuntu. When I try to open some pages on chromium I get the "DNS look up failed" error. (It doesn't say exactly that on Firefox but it's ...
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Iptables and bind9 to forward to google's dns

Hello i have a very hard time on getting along with iptables and bind9 as my internal network dns server. It's configured to forward my queries to google's dns (8.8.8.8). The main problem is i can't ...
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Setup subdomain to service

I've managed to get 2 subdomains working following the second post in this thread, but it only works for Apache. I would like to have a subdomain pointing to a certain service running on the server. ...
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How can I connect to remote windows domain knowing gateway hostname and domain name?

I have received credentials for my University's network machine (Ubuntu yay!) that I have ssh access to. I would like to connect to it but first I need to connect through a gateway that I have ...
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I installed DNS server in my initial Ubuntu server installion how do I uninstall it?

I installed a DNS server in my initiate Ubuntu server installation how do I uninstall it? Cause I don't want it any more and I don't want it laying around cause I heard the more server services my ...
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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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LAN but no WAN acess

I have just moved and when I did I received a new DSL modem. I have set it up as a transparent bridge as I have an internal router. It is just like I had done before, except I got rid of my static IP. ...
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Apparent DNS error when virtualized Ubuntu comes back from sleep

I am running ubuntu 13.10 in Virtualbox on a Windows 8 host. When my host machine sleeps and wakes, my tabs in guest Ubuntu no longer connect even after the main connection is restored. What makes ...
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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 is fine but www don't work

I currently have a server with a static IP address and setup DNS on it. I have my DNS server working correctly for my domain. I can create an A or CNAME record, restart BInd9 and it works. I have ...
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Wifi Connected. But No internet

I'm using Lubuntu dual booted with Windows 8. I have an ACER aspire V3 laptop. I installed Alternative wireless driver Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless using Additional drivers. Now i can connect ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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can I use bind9 as a DNS to resolve to an external IP?

Question says it all. I have a digital ocean IP address and I want to know if I can use bind9 to resolve a registered domain on a completely different network/IP? If not, what can I use? Thanks!
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In Ubuntu 12.04 can I disable Iptables firewall?

I want to create a minecraft server for me and my friends to connect to (port 25565). I already use ddclient, which updates the external ip so that the data sent to the hostname is forwarded to the ...
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DNS / resolve issue with certain commands

I have dnsmasq running on my gateway and have populated /etc/hosts with host information for my LAN. This works great for all my workstation they can resolve both short and long host names, e.g. ...
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dnsmasq Not Serving Up Hostnames on hostapd Network

My goal is for clients to be able to connect to my wifi access point and access services on it using a hostname. Currently clients can connect and get assigned an IP by DHCP, but they cannot resolve a ...
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Network bridge has no internet access

I have a machine with two network adapters and I want to use it to share its internet connection to an IP phone (because there's only one Cat5 cable available and while the phone has built-in switch ...
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Bind9 allow-recursion?

We've an allow-recursion statement for our primary name server. allow-recursion {localnets; 192.168.100.0/24;}; If you setup vlan's do you need to add each subnet address, or will "localnets" cover ...
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Dnsmasq configuration for LAN

I am going to configure dnsmasq for my local home network but I am not sure if I understand it. Basically I have a simple network at home: laptop 192.168.0.10 phone (galaxy s2 - ubuntu touch ...
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Ive tried all solutions on internet I found but none of them fix my dns leak issue [closed]

Im using VPNBook and on every server Ive a dnsleak according to dnsleak and dnsleaktest What intrigues Me is that the vpn's dns never appears there but my normal dns always does.So I don't even know ...
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How to add two IPv6 dns-nameservers into /etc/network/interfaces?

With IPv4, I can add two DNS Name Servers without any problem, like this: "dns-nameservers 8.8.4.4 8.8.8.8" Then on my resolv.conf I got: nameserver 8.8.4.4 nameserver 8.8.8.8 BUT, it does ...
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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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Sendmail host name lookup failure, cannot send email

I cannot send emails with php mail() function or even with mail console function I am getting error. From /var/log/email.log Feb 19 17:29:07 peter-comp sm-mta[8087]: s1JBmw5M011556: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: bind9 does not want to start (Permission denied)

I am trying to start bind9 with no success. The error seems to be related to permission but I just cannot find the cause. root@server:~# /etc/init.d/bind9 start Feb 18 20:42:24 server named[2974]: ...
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BIND9 - where are all the references to update keys?

I am testing BIND9 9.9.3 intending to set it up with DHCP dynamic update. I followed this tutorial, but it didn't work uses this command to generate the key: /usr/sbin/rndc-confgen -a Then I got ...
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remove isp-provided dns

My isp provides a dns service; but unfortunately they do block certain sites. I would like to use opendns or google; but it seems like it doesn't work. I have set up a wired connection; given a ...