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 can not ping Host Name but can ping IP?

well I just went into the Ubuntu world for administration. I found similar threads, except, I am able to ping my own Host name and IP address and my windows can ping my linux host name, but Ubuntu can ...
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point domains to folders under LAMP (Work of AddonDomains)

i have install LAMP on UBUNTU Without Any problem and now if i point my domain to my VPS ip it's work normally, i tried use .htaccess but it didn't work for me i want to Point many domains to same ...
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How can I host a domain/website on my new VPS?

I am an average Ubuntu user and currently i decided to strengthen my knowledge in Ubuntu. Since i am a web developer, lately i decided to setup my own web server powered by Ubuntu. I just bought an ...
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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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Playonlinux website wont load? - change DNS nameserver

I'm using Chromium and i'm trying to download Playonlinux but the website wont load. Also should I download wine before I download Playonlinux? EDIT: The problem is my current DNS nameserver. An ...
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Creating Mediawiki issue

Im right right now in the middle of creating Mediawiki on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS for client and i'm having some troubles doing that. I managed to establish accessible Mediawiki instance in apache but i ...
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Bind9 and Name Collison

I have setup BIND9 as a DNS server for my home network so I can reach other machines via their hostnames. All hosts are on a private network with the domain name hive.local, each reach the global ...
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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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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 ...
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large network latency on localhohst

I have a laptop, which I want to optimize for voip applications. I experience the problem that applications connecting to localhost suffer from large delays. Basically nothing happens for about 2-3 ...
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14.04 Desktop: Static IP is acquired, ping works, DNS does not

My question is very similar to this one: Can ping but no DNS I have setup a static IP on my previous Ubuntu versions - 9.04 and 12.04 - without issue. I have used an identical means this time as ...
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forticlient vpn broke the non-vpn dns

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I installed forticlient to connect to my work network (following their doc) and some time later I started having big trouble connecting to most internet site. After some ...
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ubuntu DNS server

I am trying to set up bind9 on UBUNRU, and I need a help, please I have a proxy server at the same network, and I need that our DNS server in its answer back firstly IP adress of our proxy, and other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 router, Windows computer connects on boot, if ethernet is unplugged and replugged DNS error

When I boot up the Ubuntu server the windows computer that is connected to the ETH1 via ethernet cable is assigned an IP and connect to the internet. If I unplug the ethernet cable and then plug it ...
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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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Running bind9 in Linux as slave for Windows DNS as master [on hold]

Please help me to fix the problem with configuring DNS bind9 as slave. OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS I've installed Ubuntu on a virtual environment and configured it as slave DNS for Windows master ...
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How do I get resolvconf to regenerate resolv.conf after I change /etc/network/interfaces?

After updating /etc/networking/interfaces with something very similar to below, how do I get /etc/resolv.conf to update? I tried (as root) resolver -u, service networking restart but they didn't ...
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Bind - resolving hostname to wired and wireless IP addresses

I've set up Bind on Ubuntu server to act as a DNS server on the home network. It seems to be working fine. I can load the default Apache page using the fqdn I specified in the zone forwarding file and ...
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Local-network Bind DNS not working for wireless clients

I've set up Bind on Ubuntu Server 14.04 to act as local-network DNS. Client systems can now resolve the Apache default page to the local FQDN no problem, so I assume Bind is working. But none of my ...
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dig to www got no answer with bind

I'm trying to set up a domain. It works for vumila.com, but not with www.vumila.com. Here are my files: db.vumila.com: $TTL 3h @ IN SOA ns1.vumila.com. admin.vumila.com. ( ...
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how do i make my website accessible to the internet without a static ip and from a virtual machine?

I have windows 8 host and i have installed ubuntu 14.10 server as a virtual machine in vmware. i have installed LAMP server and i am trying to host a website from it. i have created a virtual host. my ...
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How do I add DNS entries to Network Manager's dnsmasq instance? [duplicate]

I want to add server=/myvpn.org/1.2.3.4 to some file so that my computer searches the vpn domain correctly. I've tried RTFM - but I just can't find the "root" document on "here's how to configure ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + FritzBox 6360cable Connection Issues

at the moment I cannot get any further with guides or forums so I thought and try you guys. My Situation is as follows: My Network is based on a FritzBox 6360cable Router with multiple machines via ...
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Ubuntu KVM Guest DNS problems

I have a DNS problem in a KVM guest running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The host is the same. The host has a bridge network configured since I want to see the guest on my network. So far, I can see the guest ...
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How to resolve my localhost in LAN under Ubuntu?

I have a website that running on localhost:8069 address. And I have network in network each and every system is Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Actually what can I do is My website that running on localhost:8069 ...
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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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Setup resolvconf to query specific dns server based on domain?

I have a VPN through which I like to be able to hit the DNS servers for one domain and I have a local (to my subnet) DNS server I like to hit for another domain. Both are internal DNS servers so ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont connect to ethernet - trying manual question

I'm very new to linux - I'm on my chromebook now trying to look up answers. So I can't connect my linux run pc to my Ethernet (I know it's working as my chromebook can connect to it) so I'm now ...
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Make router use Dns Server of PC inside Lan

I am connected to internet via a TP-Link router. Router uses DNS servers provided by ISP. I have set up bind DNS server inside my PC and I want router to use DNS server on my PC instead of ISP's. ...
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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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Why isn't the dns-search directive mentioned in the man page for /etc/network/interfaces?

See: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/utopic/en/man5/interfaces.5.html It's a commonly-used directive. A quick google search will yield examples: ...
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dnscrypt-proxy - check what resolver I am using

I have installed dnscrypt-proxy on my ubuntu 14.04. Now I'd like to check what resolver I am using. I know that the default configuration uses OpenDNS server, but I'd like to know what server it's ...
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FireFox can't acess outlook page

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. I can't visit this page. No luck with Chromium Browser too. I have already cleared the browser's data but nothing happened. What should I do?
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How do I find DNS servers in use by my Xubuntu 14.04 Server?

I have a Xubuntu Server 14.04 x64. How do I list all DNS servers that are in use without NetworkManager which is not even installed?
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Why won't my BIND / Apache configuration work?

I am trying to set up a BIND configuration with an Apache webserver. What I am trying to achieve is to by using the URL www.exampler.net access the content that can be found on my Apache webserver's ...
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Set network manager dns

I have Ubuntu 14.10. When I'm at work I can browse the internet without problems. Now that I'm at home, I can connect, but I'm not able to browse the web. Some informations: the output of ifconfig: ...
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DNS named and zone file config help

I'm seeing the following dns resolving errors on the Ubuntu server. Jan 7 14:46:17 xrmt5 named[5140]: error (network unreachable) resolving '225.11.1.1.lab-map.abc.com/A/IN': 2001:500:2f::f#53 Jan ...
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How to get the hostname from a DHCP server

I want Ubuntu to get the hostname and DNS name from a DHCP client. The default installation of Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) does not do that. The same question was asked and is unsolved on ...
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PPTPd + Privoxy for Ad blocking VPN

I found a bash script that converts adblock plus lists into Privoxy filters and I want to use it to block ads via VPN settings on Windows, KDE, and Android. Also, I want to change the DNS servers to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Network problems (wireless and DNS)

I have seen a very similar problem on post: Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install but with no clear answer and my problem is related to Ubuntu 14.04, another particularity is that this problem started ...
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SRV record for localhost XMPP

My question is how to add the SRV records for XMPP to my localhost domain (dns configuration)?. Where exactly do I have to add and What tool do I need to perform this? I am new to DNS configuration ...
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How can I tell which DNS servers DNSMasq is using?

How can I tell which DNS servers DNSMasq is using to resolve a name to an IP address? I can't figure it out. All of the existing questions here seem to just go as far as telling users that they are ...
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What is my DNS server?

My /etc/resolv.conf looks like this: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by resolvconf(8) # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR CHANGES WILL BE OVERWRITTEN nameserver ...
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Two different DNS on router and pc?

My default DNS on my router is set to DynDNS. If I set the router as default DNS on my pc, it would use DynDNS as the DNS. Then what if I set Google Public DNS as DNS on my pc, and DynDNS on my ...
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Unbearably Slow Network Performance in Chrome/Firefox (14.04)

I've been tolerating miserable performance on my Ubuntu desktop for some time and am finally taking the time to look into it. Symptom: Using a web browser (Firefox or Chome; doesn't seem to matter) ...
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www and https are not working with bind9 and Ubuntu

Thats it my db.mydomain.com configs, it's worked for mydomain.com but not with www.mydomain.com and https://mydomain.com mydomain.com. IN MX 10 mail.mydomain.com. mydomain.com. ...
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Mediawiki only accessible from Windows clients

I've installed Mediawiki on Ubuntu server 14.04. Mediawiki works perfectly when I type the hostname of the server into a browser on one of my network's Windows clients. I've used both: ...
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How to configure a static IP address, but DNS via DHCP

I've configured a static IP address in file /etc/network/interfaces: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.152.187.122 gateway 10.152.187.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 But I'd like DNS ...
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dig doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.10, works in 12.04 in the same network

I'm having an issue when trying to use dig at one of my computers running Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop 64 bit. The same works in Ubuntu 12.04 both at separate physical machine and running inside VMWare ...
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How do I setup an authoritative name server with tinydns?

I want to use tinydns to serve up DNS records for my domain name. What is a minimal example of how to set this up in Ubuntu? You can assume that I've already set the name server for the domain to ...