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 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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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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Can't connect to Samba server by name

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 file server running Samba 4.1.6. The server is a member of a domain with a Windows 2012 server acting as the primary domain controller. I want to connect to it using Windows 7 ...
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Should 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 to add local tld to name resolution searches

So in windows, if I typed ping familyroom, it would tell me that my PC in the family room is 192.168.1.61. (DHCP assigned address that isn't in any DNS) I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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DNS stops working after few seconds

When I reboot my Ubuntu 14.04 server (with Zimbra mail system) DNS lookup works a few seconds and then it stops. First I can ping my website but after a minute I cannot, see this: hans@ubumail:~$ ...
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Ubuntu Wifi connection works but no internet

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Whenever I start up Firefox it says "server not found" despite the fact that wifi connection seems to be established. I would appreciate if anyone can help — Gabriel ...
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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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VMWare NAT configuration

I am trying to run the latest Ubuntu Desktop as a guest inside VMWare Workstation. I need to use NAT for internet access and access to the other Virtual Machines. This works flawlessly on all of my ...
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Can't Set DNS by DHCP

OS : Ubuntu Server 12.04 After Compile and Install Unbound and depends Library.. resolv.conf always return 127.0.0.1. Files on /etc/resolvconf/update.d not have contain 127.0.0.1 File : ...
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How to set up a DNS cache server without port 53

my country, indonesia, is attempting to take over DNS functions in all the ISPs here. thousands of sites including reddit, vimeo, and even (sometimes) github are blocked. now this would not be so ...
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Access DNS using different IP address [on hold]

I using Ubuntu 14.10 and installing DNS Server with IP address 192.2.4.2 and Failover system DNS. I want to every single network (my localnetwork) access to my local domain (DNS server). because this ...
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Not able to access outside services though Openvpn in brigded bridged mode and routing everything thorugh the vpn

I have setup a small server with a bridged openvpn setup. My goal is use my network services and Internet connection from every location with Internet access. Right now I am just able to use services ...
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Apt-get fails to fetch inside an LXC container

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server that's running LXC containers. The containers run Ubuntu 14.04.1 too. Network config of host is pretty standard, static IP, ISP's DNSes (IP1/IP2) plus google's : $ ...
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Changing the hosts file is not working

I am in the processing of migrating a site to a new server. I am currently testing it before actually changing the DNS for that domain. I changed my windows hosts file to point the site to the new ...
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Applications in Ubuntu take forever to resolve URL, webpages usually don't load completely. Internet on other OSs are fine. What's wrong? (14.04)

All the computers in my house are connected to the same router, with the same DNS (googledns). The two Ubuntu machines take forever to "resolve host" (chrome/firefox), but the Windows machines aren't ...
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Why do SSH passwords sometimes stop working?

On more than one occasion I've messed up so bad the only answer is to reinstall Ubuntu. One of these mess ups is that I do something such that the password to SSH into the machine no longer works. ...
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curl --resolve option not working: “Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache”

I am attempting to use curl's --resolve option to connect to the specified IP address when performing the HTTP request, but curl keeps reverting back to the IP address as retrieved by my local DNS ...
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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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Resolvconf doesn't generate nameserver IP when I used openvswitch?

Why can't resolvconf generate dns-server or how to troubleshoot it? root@openstack-controller-01[Standby]:/home/user01# cat /etc/resolv.conf # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) ...
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dsn server wrong ip address

I am new to setting up a server I have an old desktop running Win XP , so loaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. Installed Apache2 I have a laptop running 14.04 client now I typed 192.168.1.4 in the browser ...
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Are there DNS leaks with the system proxy setting?

I'm using a system-wide proxy to browse the Internet. Are there any DNS leaks with that?
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Postfix, Dovecot mail server can send mails but not recive

I'm new to linux servers and just got myself a VPS from Ovh. Also got a domain though ovh. I have tried to use this Tutorial to set it up. And I guess that somewhere I must have messed up. Have ...
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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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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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Got SERVFAIL reply from 8.8.8.8, trying next server [ubuntu 14.04 digitalocean ispconfig]

All started with a vps from digitalocean and the following documentation from ispconfig https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-14.04-apache2-php-mysql-pureftpd-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3 after ...
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problem about setting up unbound with dnscrypt

I tried to set up a local DNS service with unbound and dnscrypt . I set it up and works well . but when I 'm trying to change it to TCP request mode , it doesn't work . the content of unbound.conf : ...
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uninstalling 'no-ip' from the terminal - how?

I've tried to install the no-ip client but i couldn't complete the task via the terminal. I want to know how to go back and delete all its files? Thank you.
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Cannot ping localhost when resolv.conf.d/head modified

I have observed this behaviour since about a week ago, and I don't think I have changed any related configurations. The problem is that when I run ping localhost, I get the following error: ping: ...
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DNS issues with my ubuntu 14.04

I just switched to Ubuntu 14.0.4 from Windows 7 using dual boot mode. I am connecting to my office's network using wireless wlan0. I am experiencing issues when trying to ssh to access several Linux ...
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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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Nslookup resolves search domain but ping does not (14.10) [duplicate]

At my company, many of our configuration scripts, etc use just the server name. For example, http://server rather than http://server.company.com. I have configured the search domain in the GUI Network ...
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How do I configure the search domain correctly (14.10)?

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME on my work computer, replacing Windows 7, because I will be doing a lot of Linux development work. Many of our configuration and development scripts use shortened ...
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Can i portforward a bind9 DNS server and host a public DNS server, or do i need something different?

I've recently been trying to host a dns server with bind9. I would like it public, viewable and configurable by other users on different networks. Can bind9 host a dns on my router public ip and ...
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unresolved host / Upgrade 12 to 14 Ubuntu/ Net Connection fine through browser

I recently upgraded to 'Trusty' i.e. Ubuntu 14.04. I tried pinging google.com through the terminal. ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com I tried the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Windows local network access to apache virtual hosts on a ubuntu DNS domain

I have set up a Ubuntu Server machine (14.04) with LAMP, and I have set up a static domain name with bind9 at http://webserv.dev. That domain is showing up when I try to access it from a Windows ...
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Mail server: shall I set up a sub-domain name?

I am trying to put in place a mail server following this tutorial: http://www.starbridge.org/spip/spip.php?article12 Before starting I was wondering if I had ta create a virtual domain on apache. my ...
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APACHE 2 DNS: DNS for mail server

I am trying to configure my own mail server. My domain name is: exemple.net I've created a sub-domaine (a virtual host an apache2): mail.exemple.net my hostname is: server01 (the name of the server ...
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How do I temporily locally set example.com to resolve to 127.0.0.1 without modifying the hosts file

I've just updated my domain's DNS records but it will take a while for them to propagate across the internet. Until then, is there anyway I can temporarily set my domain, say box.example.com to ...
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Owncloud - ping - DNS

I am very inexperienced with command line and only trying to install owncloud. I have put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old 32 bit laptop (thinkpad Z61m). I am trying to install owncloud and have tried: ...
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Do I need to use forwarders in a local DNS?

I have been doing some experimentation with BIND and had some questions regarding fowarders. From what I understand, a forwarder is something that will forward requests the DNS server cannot process. ...
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local DNS lookup not working, despite everything is in /etc/hosts

I am running Ubuntu (12.04) on Virtual Box and want my machine to be able to lookup its own hostname, the same way other VMs will do in this network (I am trying to build virtual cluster). There is no ...
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HTTPS on Ubuntu instance Amazon EC2

I have a question which I hope somebody can answer for me. My situation: I have an Ubuntu Server running Apache2 on a EC2 Amazon instance, which is serving an OwnCloud instance. My goal: I want to ...
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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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DNS zone file question

I have been researching on how to set up a DNS server and found that BIND seems to be the best way to do so. I am new to setting up a DNS server so I have a couple of questions If I am only using the ...
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Setting up a DNS without owning a domain

I have been researching on how to set up a DNS server and found that BIND seems to be the best way to do so. I am new to setting up a DNS server so I have a couple of questions I do not own a domain ...
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Setting up a DNS Server

I have been researching on how to set up a DNS server and found that BIND seems to be the best way to do so. I am new to setting up a DNS server so I have a couple of questions I do not own a domain ...
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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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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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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 ...