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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My DNS server is failing to resolve CPL Domain am hosting on my server, Ubuntu 14.04

Am hosting this domain name cpl.co.bw one of my servers, but then my DNS Server is not resolving it, though other domain name on the same server can be resolved, I have checked the disk space and one ...
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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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How to use host names rather than ip addresses on home network?

I've a small home network up and running and managed to set up ssh. Can anyone tell me what I need to do to refer to one computer on the network from another by host name rather than IP address (which ...
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Apache2 LAN configuration not working

I'm trying to set up a virtualhost in Apache2 on my Ubuntu 14.04 headless server. I would like to view the new sites index page and the default apache index page from the browser on my iPad. The new ...
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Ubuntu Server DC with Samba server 4.4.5 forwarder question

So I've decided to set up a DC via Samba 4 @ my 16.04 Ubuntu server . Question is - since my domain name is SAME as a hosted website domain name somwhere in the WWW (let's call it askubuntu.com) and ...
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Where can I find zone files in slave bind server ubuntu 12.04

I couldn't find zone files in slave bind server but both master and slave servers are working correctly.
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Ubuntu 16.04 erases /etc/resolv.conf after restart

I'm new user on Ubuntu and I need your help. I would like to configure DNS in /etc/resolv.conf, so I used this command: sudo nano /etc/resolv.conf I changed my DNS server and it was OK but, after ...
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nginx reverse proxy with subdomains all keep loading 80 response

I have JIRA and Confluence running on one server along with NGINX handling proxy duty. This is my current sites config: server { listen 80 default_server; listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on; ...
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Unable to connect to internet using android wifi tethering (hotspot) in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm unable to connect to internet when using android WiFi hotspot (I'm able to connect to hotspot, but not able to access Internet). When I use a WiFi router internet works fine. In chrome I get ...
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Regenerate resolv.conf from dhclient.conf without releasing/renewing IP?

When I make changes to dhclient.conf such as modifying the DNS search path (so that the changes don't get lost on reboot or DHCP renews), how do I regenerate /etc/resolv.conf? That page suggests ...
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How to run multiple websites on port 443 in Azure using Apache2.4?

I created a VM on Azure running Ubuntu 14.04 and installed a LAMP stack. In Azure you have an so called enpoint configuration manager, which basically let you redirect incoming requests from one port ...
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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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Set static IP Ubuntu 16.04

I am a new with Linux, having years experience with Windows servers/desktops and am having issues setting a static IP. I am using a method used for previous versions of Ubuntu, which doesn't seem to ...
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How to set local ubuntu machine as DNS server and test it?

i am working on ubuntu 14.04 LTS, i want to set this machine as DNS server and then check if this works or not. for ex - if i search for any site in this machine it first check the DNS server i ...
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Secondary DNS unable to resolve

I am running 14.04 LTS My Primary DNS(192.168.0.10) is able to resolve itself and secondary DNS(192.168.0.11) and the zone. But on the Secondary it's unable to resolve properly with the reply below ...
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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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avahi local domain not working in ubuntu mate 16.04

I used to use ssh with hostname.local but now it has stopped working. Is this a problem with all ubuntu installation or just mine? avahi-browse -all displays no output
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Why is my /etc/hosts file not queried when nslookup tries to resolve an address?

I have a couple of local domains resolved to 127.0.0.1 in my /etc/hosts file. And it was all alright for a period of time but now when I run: nslookup test.local It results in: Server: 192.168....
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dns brocken, what's archive.ubuntu.com IP

I've installed xenial in a container and for some reason dnsmasq got left out. Now I can't update or install packages. I tried to edit /etc/apt/sources.list and edit the repo addresses to include the ...
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Hiding a File Server URL

I'll start with an example: www.dropbox.com/JHVGI&^$ETNOB&RV&%$*& will allow you to view certain file(s). And, JHVGI&^$ETNOB&RV&%$*& is a system generated url. ...
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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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How can I point a domain to multiple ports based on the directory I am browsing to?

I have a server running at home. This server is running on a public IP which is defined on my domain as an A record. Everything is working currently. I run Apache for a small website along with ...
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Where should I report issue related to DNS failure

Recently I've got DNS issues on my Linux box (Xubuntu 16.04) when I open a new webpage it return DNS error (that name can't be found) and after the second the page appear. When I refresh the browser I ...
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uGet has a problem while downloading some file and always retry until it reached the limit

Here's the error messsage : Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache Resolving timed out after 15528 milliseconds Closing connection 1 Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache Resolving timed out after ...
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ODD DNS ping results

Can someone help me understand this: When I ping a host, it resolves and then I start getting icmp responses from another host? $ ping 7-hostA PING 7-hostA.mydomain.com (192.168.2.87) 56(84) bytes ...
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Change IP Adress Ubuntu v13 [on hold]

I have a Touch PC running with Ubuntu 13. I have to change the IP Adress of this Computer to: IP: 172.1.0.103 SUBNET: 255.0.0.0 Is there Any Chance i can do that with the Normal Network Change ...
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Specifying DNS server query order for name resolution using Network Manager

I have two network interfaces in my computer, and each is hooked to a router or access point with a built-in DNS server. One of the devices is a WiFi-enabled SD card, but it serves as its own access ...
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DNS points to wrong address intermittently

I'm not sure whether this is the right site for this question, but the problem does involve an Ubuntu machine. The machine name is nanolinux and it's our new dedicated database server. Usually when I ...
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DNS settings messed up and resolvconf uninstalled

Yesterday I messed up my network settings on Lubuntu 16.04. Wifi had problems and I thought it was my problem, it turned out later, that the problem was a temporary problem with the central wifi, it ...
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Do I need to set the FQDN as the hostname?

I'm a bit uncertain about a few things. I'm trying to learn a few things on my Ubuntu 16.04 server. I have registered with Amazon Web Service's Route 53 the DNS settings for a domain of mine. ...
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When I create VirtualHost in .conf file and /etc/init.d/apache2 reload error [duplicate]

My Task : The domain www.mynewsite.lk is configured and hosted in a hosting server with the IP address 192.168.1.100. Another domain called www.mysite.lk should also be configured with the same ...
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How to forward specific domain queries to different dns server using dnsmasq?

I want that all http requests on the browser be directed to my local apache server but direct some https queries like facebook.com to google's dns 8.8.8.8 using dnsmasq. I've already tried adding an ...
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Server Not Found but Wifi is Connected

I have installed ubuntu 16.04LTS on my Asus X555LAB laptop recently. Even though wifi is connected, internet is not working and I am not able to open web pages. Using command line, I tried to ping ...
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Unable to browse Plex on LAN using hostname using Ubuntu Server 16.04

I have Plex Media Server running under Ubuntu 16.04 I am running AdvancedTomato on my router I am able to ping the hostname mediaserver Noted I can ping the hostname without adding a . at the end of ...
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Problems with DNS

I am having issues with DNS. Regularly when I navigate to a page using Chrome, I receive the following error: This error is usually on the screen for a second or two before the page loads normally....
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Using Ubuntu 14.04 as router with iptables, clients can't go online. Probably DNS issue, iptables setting needed

CORRECTION 3: SOLVED! I needed to add the the official DNS server of my departement's VLAN as DNS to the clients. I've read through a large number of posts about iptables issues when using Linux as ...
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Seasoned Admins: Can you confirm this suspscion? Gitlab & Lets Encrypt

Using this article I am trying to configure gitlab to use Lets Encrypt certificates to secure gitlab. Within the last hour I have configured the A record for my domain (codebase.ozpri.com @ afraid.org)...
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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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No-Ip updates the IP address but doesn't point to the host

I'm trying to set up a little server at my home and I need a static hostname in order to make it reachable. To do that, I'm using No-Ip. I've created an account, selected a hostname, and installed and ...
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Apache - server not resolving by /etc/hosts if I have not internet connection

I have configured many virtualhosts in my current apache2 server, in my local machine (Ubuntu 13.10). Those are different local sites, with domains which are set in my /etc/hosts: 127.0.0.1 ...
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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 "/etc/bind/...
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Client machine with static IP isn't connecting to the Internet

Main goal: Make the client machine, using static IP, access to the internet. Reason: There is an application running at client's machine that is requesting a static IP. Router belkin N300 ...
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How can I access a public domain that is hosted within my local network?

I have a domain that is running on a server in my local domain. I can access this domain from outside the local LAN. Trying to get to it from within the local LAN of course fails. Can this be ...
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Wifi connects but no internet

I am using ubuntu 16 and i am successfully connected to the wifi but i have no intenet access. Firefox says: Server not found. And chrome is saying DNS not found or something. All other devices are ...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain by following the Ubuntu SSSD and Active Directory Guide. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. ...
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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Vhosts not working on Linux Server

A few weeks ago I installed LAMP on Linux Server(Version 4.4.0-24). Apache(Version 2.4.20) works fine and I can access my Apache2 Debian Default Page on 192.168.10.129. Now I want to create virtual ...
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Problem with DNS in the latest Kubuntu 16.04 update

Today I install Kubuntu 16.04, again, because I'm having trouble to navigate. I have tried all kinds of browser, and with all I have the same problem. Sometime when I open a page, I received these ...
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docker.io DNS doesn't work, it's trying to use 8.8.8.8

I have a new Ubuntu 14.04 install, and want to use Docker to run my old stuff that needs 12.04. DNS inside Docker doesn't work. My laptop's resolv.conf looks like: nameserver 127.0.0.1 Which doesn'...
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Can't Add Nameservers 16.04 LTS virtual install

Just did a fresh install of 16.04 LTS in virtual mode on Hyper-V... having trouble getting DNS resolution... Finally got network working by using ifconfig add eth0 10.0.0.1/24, added default gateway ...