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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Find server address on ubuntu [on hold]

How do I find the dns server of my router 192.168.1.1 in a file? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 /etc/resolv.conf Name server is 127.0.0.1
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Restrict Domains By Bind Server

I want to create a DNS server in DigitalOcean Ubuntu server to use it in my local machines to restrict some domains to be reached like Facebook and Twitter. How can I restrict Facebook and Twitter in ...
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Squid error on bind9 start

I'm getting the following error after a bind9 update when I restart bind9 on my 12.04 LTS server: root@server2:/etc/bind# service bind9 restart * Stopping domain name service... bind9 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connection is there but no internet access - messed resolvconf

Let me start with a disclaimer: I have tried to fix my problem by reading similar questions & answers, but so far no luck. Not only that, but I think that by making some changes to resolvconf I ...
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Local DNS server 127.0.1.1 fails often

This problem happens only at my workplace and only with my laptop, not my colleagues'. The problem is that DNS resolutions fail often. Sites won't open, git pushes won't execute, and i have to ...
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How to configure bind find dnsmasq addresses

My PC server runs Ubuntu 14.10 It runs dnsmasq only for the DHCP services since DNS queries are resolved using bind An entry like dhcp-host=01:02:fa:04:38:7a,192.168.1.113,camera exists for an IP ...
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Route complete TLD (*.dev for example) to 127.0.0.1

For development purposes I want all DNS requests to the .dev TLD to forward to my own PC. The hosts file does not suffice. I use multiple domains and also multiple subdomains. I would have to add a ...
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Unable to ping computer with hostname

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 hostname is myserver. On other computers, avahi-discover shows myserver.local under IPv6 but not under IPv4. If I disable IPv6 in /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf, sometimes I ...
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no-ip is not updating on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I'm trying to set up no-ip on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, but when I access no-ip website it can't show that no-ip is updating ip address. Is it necessary to open some port? I installed no-ip from this ...
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how you setup a static DNS server

How do you setup a Static DNS Server for http hosting on ubuntu server 14.04?
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DNS Settings on Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded on Ubuntu 14.04 because I did some nasty thing and clumsily delete configuration files on my previous Ubuntu 12.04, and now my network is not working properly. The POP server of my ...
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Unable to host the domain in digitalocean [on hold]

I have been trying to setup DNS in digitalocean. I did everything as this article - https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-host-name-with-digitalocean - says. I have updated ...
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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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MAAS using wrong NIC address for DNS

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. with 2 NICS, one 'main' used for MAAS admin and main I/O (http://main.address/MAAS) one dedicated to cluster control only. The cluster controller nic was added after the base ...
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DNS Not Working

I have setup an Ubuntu server with a static IP and I cannot get the DNS to work. Pinging any domain (such as google.com) will not redirect me. I have tried editing /etc/resolv.conf, but that didn't ...
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NetworkManager not populating resolv.conf

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and now NetworkManager isn't populating /etc/resolv.conf when connecting to wireless networks, when it had been working perfectly in 11.10. I'm not seeing any ...
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Local domain won't resolve

I have a dns which I had put into the ip4 config which should in theory give me access to a *.test.local domain. It pings well. I also disabled the avahi daemon completely. The hosts line in the ...
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The /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/head configuration doesn't do anything

I'm trying to get a persistent name server for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. Every time I reboot my computer or run sudo service network-manager restart the name server in the /etc/resolv.conf changed ...
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Wrong IPv6 Routing

My Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS servers have all the same problem. When I access a website which has IPv6, everything works fine and the website shows up. When I access a website which has no IPv6, it always ...
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How can I use bind9 to use my own custom domain in my LAN?

I'm new to DNS and making a DNS server. I've read through the bind9 server how to (at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIND9ServerHowto) and several tutorials online on setting up a bind9 server in ...
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SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection

I have a problem to connect a server using ssh. I got the following error message: ssh user@host SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection Also, if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 DNS issues

For some reason DNS is flat out not working on our new OpenStack Cluster. For example, just installed a new Ubuntu 14.04.1 OS (Ignore OpenStack, this is really just a blank single physical server at ...
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dansguardian+privoxy+opendns making browsing slow?

I am using dansguardian+privoxy for content filering.Opendns as the blacklist for dansguardian.Please anybody , find any method to speed things up.I don't need any features of privoxy such as ...
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Subdomains in Ubuntu with SSL

Ok, so this is my first real project setting up a native linux server. I have used Windows as a host before in VMware and ran Ubuntu Server 14.04 as guest with a ownCloud server, so I´m not totally ...
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Step by step guide to Create DNS zonefile for single server with subnet IPs for SSL use

I have a dedicated server with the latest LTS server-edition installed. With it came one ip-address, say as an example 175.1.1.1/27. The IP is connected to a registered domain to handle web,mail,ftp ...
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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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Firefox ins't able to load most of the pages. Network manager issue

I apologize in advance if there are any inaccuracies in the way I'll expose my problem... I'm not an IT expert but I'll try to do my best. So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and the thing is that Firefox ...
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cannot ping FQDN from outside LAN (Glassfish)

Current situation I have a LAN network with pc1 and pc2 Glassfish is installed on pc1 pc2 can browse to the ip address of pc1 I've set up a Fully Qualified Doman Name (FQDN) through noip.com The ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 cant resolve domains

I have an ubuntu server running 12.04 and nslookups fail. I'm 100% sure that the information I used in /etc/network/interfaces is accurate. I can successfully ping the default gateway as well as the ...
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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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Using Bind for DNS request and serving A records

I have asked in a few places and do not seem to be able to get an answer. I have a subdomain ie ddns.example.com pointed to a server. I intend to give users a hostname ie bob.ddns.example.com. ...
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Able to access web by ip, but not by dns name

I'd like to post a solution to a problem I've encountered in my university. The issue is closely related to this post. I asked the user whether or not he found a solution but he never responded. In ...
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DNS points to the right IP, but I can't SSH based on DNS

I can connect remotely to my system using the IP address, the DNS returns the proper IP, but I can't connect via a DNS record. i.e. matt@pontus:~$ ssh fake.myDnsExample.com ssh: connect to host ...
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How do you establish named address resolution between local network nodes

Looking to establish being able to connect between nodes within a home network via names rather than IP addresses, I wonder what is the simplest way of accomplishing that. The network is based on a ...
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Set up DNS (14.04, desktop)

I am looking for a way to set up DNS. What I'm looking for would preferably be something like the menu in point 3 on this site http://support.unblock-us.com/customer/portal/articles/291525 eg. the ...
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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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How can I setup BIND to use different forwarders depending on the client?

Hopefully this is possible, I'm trying to set up forwarders depending on the client preforming the DNS query. It should look something like this: 192.168.1.10 -> forwarders = 1.1.1.1; 1.1.2.2 ...
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bind fatal error cant open custom log

I have been having problems with bind9 on 14.04 LTS sudo service bind9 start produces next log May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: starting BIND 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu -u bind May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: ...
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Use same dns server for all (future) connections

I'm wondering if it is possible to specify, that all connections (even future, like when using wifi at some other place (=different SSID)) will be using pre-defined DNS server When I have some ...
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Cannot access Google services

I cannot access any Google services such as Google.com or GMail from my Ubuntu 14.04. It's not an ISP issue, because I can access Google services using my smartphone using the same wifi connection ...
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why do all bad hostnames resolve to 198.105.254.23?

I'm running 14.04 on a desktop and laptop connected to a DSL router and am unable to get any of the internal hostnames to resolve correctly. When I dig desktopname: ; <<>> DiG ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DNS not forwarding request

I am trying out MAAS but I am having trouble getting the node to reach the internet. This is my setup: 3 physical machine, with 1 of them having two network cards acting as gateway, cluster ...
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Benchmarking DNS queries

I've recently switched to a router that allows me to set the network's DNS resolution to an internal server. Because of that, I'm playing around with a few DNS caching techniques (like bind9, pdnsd, ...
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How to configure Ubuntu to use all nameservers detected by dnsmasq?

I am having trouble resolving DNS names on an internal VPN network, even though dnsmasq successfully detects nameservers on the VPN. The following is relevant output from /var/log/syslog: ...
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Internet conection problem when updating Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 Server

Upgraded my server's software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the server cannot access the internet. I can ping devices on my LAN, including my modem. When I try to ping any site on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.01 LTS can't access some websites

Something is wrong with Ubuntu Kernel and Windows DHCP,DNS Server. First i will explain my problem in few words and then ill post all my configurations. My ubuntu computer is behind a all-in-one ...
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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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Wireless connects but cannot go to any web site; windows works fine

Ubu 14.04.1 x64 Broadcom wireless adapter I came to my home office this morning and connected to the wireless network there, which I've done in the past without issue (but I was on 12.04 then) but ...
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hosting website with ubuntu server, is SilverStripe CMS compatible?

I am seeking to host a website on my computer using Ubuntu Server 12.04, I made a website in SilverStripe (CMS), I already copy the whole project in Ubuntu using WinSCP, import the database in ...
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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 ...