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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DNS traffic keeps increasing

I have installed Monitorix on my home computer to play around with all these awesome things I can do with Ubuntu, and even joined the Monitorix mailing list. I had a question regarding how Ubuntu ...
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How to set DNS exclusively for a Network Namespace

I've created a network namespace. I thought there was a resolv.conf file for each namespaces created but it's not the case on my system (Ubuntu 14.04). I don't have the following path ...
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How to compile/install bind9 with DLZ (MySQL) support?

I am wondering how to compile or install a version of bind9 that supports DLZ (specifically, MySQL) on Ubuntu 14.04. According to my internet research, bind9 doesn't support it by default. Does anyone ...
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DNS-Nameservers problem

I run Ubuntu server 12.04.1 LTS Precise. If my network/interface was set on auto, the DNS works correctly. I'm able to run apt-get update and to ping various sites. When my network/interface was set ...
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DNS zone file issue after upgrading from Ubuntu LTS 12.4.4 to Ubuntu LTS14.04

I have 3 dns servers. The 2nd and 3rd dns servers are slave from the 1st or primary server. All my server are running Ubuntu Server LTS12.4.4 and I would like to upgrade them to the lastest version, ...
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How to address ssh-server with a subdomain for remote access?

I am trying to set up ssh-server on my Ubuntu 12.04 VM (running in VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.7). I have a domain name, call it foo.com, and I'd like to make ssh available via ssh to linux.foo.com. (I ...
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How to create your own domain name from your IP and map/sync that with DNS server?

Is there any way to create your own domain name instead of purchasing???
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Not resolving DNS in Virtualbox guest OS

I'm running Ubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox within a Windows 7 host. I cannot access the internet from within the Ubuntu VM. Firefox just times out. In terminal I can ping external IP addresses ...
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WIreless connects but Internet stops working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit and Broadcom 4313

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit on a HP Pavilion dm4. It has a Broadcom 4313 Wireless Adapter and a Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Ethernet Adapter. I haven't been able to get consistent internet access from ...
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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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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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DNS - anyone tried this? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT8LjOMasmc doesn't seem to be a linux tutorial as the author promised. Should I consider something like this or is it a waste of time ?
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Can not ping local site

I have the following situation: On one server in our network we have the DNS Server. Here we define hostnames for some local sites (ex: 192.160.1.6:8060 -> fisheye.idn.local). When accesing the site ...
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How do I set a static DNS nameserver address on Ubuntu Server?

I am trying statically to set DNS server addresses in my Ubuntu server running as virtual machine. I followed all recommendations on official Ubuntu support pages but I simply cannot get rid of my ...
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Working internet connection sharing server set-up script, including dns, dchp, samba, ssh access ,aptcacher [closed]

I've written a script to automate installing from a fresh install (kubuntu 14.04)every thing needed to configure a server/router in two steps 1)install ubuntu and 2) run this script (because its ...
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Problem with webmin (DNS)

I setup slave DNS server for my master, I configured everything, all domains was transfered to the slave server, I can add new domain, edit existing domain, but in the logs I've got problems. There ...
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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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How to make WLAN server accessible on the internet

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I've installed LAMP and I believe a DNS program and a mail server. Since my ISP is dynamic IP I am using noip.com's free dynamic DNS service (which I know works because ...
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bind9 DNS works predictably for OSX machines but not for Windows machines

I have set up s DNS server using bind9. The purpose is to create a zone so that developers can browse to their work at something.dev.di where something could be anything as long as there is a matching ...
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Why are all my DNS queries received from 127.0.0.1?

I used the host command on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to check my DNS server: host -a www.amazon.com showing this: Trying "www.amazon.com" ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: ...
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DNS resolution conflict in 12.04

I ping host1 in my first terminal, it exits with 0 (success). Then in a separate terminal I ping an unknown host (which fails) and it makes the first ping fails as well! Here is my best shot at ...
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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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Why would I install a DNS server on my Ubuntu server?

When you install Ubuntu server, the default Ubuntu server will only store the core system, but there is an option to add additional server roles. One of these is a "DNS Server". From what I read, ...
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How to change the DNS server across network interfaces?

The only consistent solution for changing your DNS server is to change it in each individual network interface. This means for Ethernet and for each wireless network you use. I'm looking for a way to ...
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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 ...
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Name resolution on home LAN?

Is there an easy way to allow my other computers to resolve my hostname over the network without having them edit their hosts files or their DNS settings? Some of the computers are on Windows.
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dig +trace returns my DNS IP

When I'm trying to execute dig +trace command, output is the following: $ dig +trace google.com ; <<>> DiG 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu <<>> +trace google.com ;; global options: +cmd ;; ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot connect to Starbucks Free attn Wifi, DNS issue

first off, I'm a bit of a newbie and networking stuff is not my forte. So I've been pulling my hair out for the last hour trying to get my 12.04 Ubuntu partition to connect to an AT&T hotspot in ...
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Can not reach bitbucket.org from browser

I can not load bitbucket.org in the browser(both FF and chrome).When i ping i get the right answer: PING bitbucket.org (131.103.20.167) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 131.103.20.167: icmp_seq=1 ...
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DNS lookup ignores AAAA (IPv6) in favor of A (IPv4)

When I attempt resolve a name that is listed with both record types the OS returns the A record. A trace shows that the AAAA record is returned first followed by A but the application (Apache based ...
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why does the “host” and “nslokup” command show the wrong IP?

On my Ubuntu 12.4 these work fine: $ hostname my-machine-XX ping `hostname` ping my-machine-xx (192.168.0.69) icmp_req=1 ttk=64 time=0.043 ms But host and nslookup return the wrong IP address: $ ...
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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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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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Connecting to private IP's in Ubuntu 14.04 with Microsoft VPN

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 configured with a VPN connection. I followed this article which seemed to pertain to Ubuntu 12.10 but the instructions seemed to apply for the new version as ...
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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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Can I use dhclient-exit-hooks.d to update freedns.afraid.org

If I understand it correctly, the dhcp client installed in my ubuntu installation will call scripts located in /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ after dhcp settings are acquired. I have used this in ...
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ping the FQDN failed but 'short name' works [duplicate]

I'm on an enterprise LAN (Windows domain and Windows DNS server) and I want to access to another computers on LAN (mostly in https) On my ubuntu (14.04, fresh install) when I do : ping ...
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opendkim-genkey txt record in Ubuntu 14.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 and generating keyfile using opendkim-genkey I've noticed the txt file is broken like: myselector._domainkey IN TXT ( "v=DKIM1; k=rsa; " ...
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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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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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I got Apache working on localhost (“it works!”), but now how do I get it to work on the internet?

I can see my "website" locally but how do I get it to show up online? Does it need a domain name per se or can't I just get DNS somehow to pick up my IP address and put it online or something, I don't ...
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From Ubuntu, “Back to my Mac”

I have a Mac at home, and run Ubuntu at work. I'd like to be able to connect to my Mac in a similar way to how I had when I worked on a Mac. I have MobileMe so I used Back to My Mac (Apple's version ...
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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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internet is not coming but skype is working

I am unable to connect to internet. All configuration are correct. whenever I start my system I need to do the following configuration. Log in to root, cd /etc nano resolve.conf then I write the ...
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How to check if DNS is encrypted?

I have installed DNSCrypt , its OpenDNS encrypted DNS patch for Ubuntu & other Linux users & it's working fine. How do I know if my DNS is encrypted? I have googled but didn't find anything. ...
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subdomain setting with ubuntu server 12.04

I have created subdomain in my DNS server and I wonder how to set each subdomain so that it only accept connections via particular port? eg: ftp.example.com ---> only accept connection comes from ...
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Use Ubuntu Server as Proxy

First of all if i'm asking this question at wrong place i'm terribly sorry for it. I'm an expert about NT Servers but very rookie about linux systems, i'm making tests to learn it. I want to share ...
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How do I edit my resolv.conf file to fix wrong DNS problem?

I have the problem that my Ubuntu machine uses the wrong DNS server. For some reason the machine queries localhost for DNS information. I have added the DNS server in the network settings GUI, but ...
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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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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 ...