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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cannot ping external addresses

I'm installing Ubuntu 14.0.4, I have edited my /etc/network/interfaces added a route with: up route add -net 10.X.X.X netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 10.X.X.1 my /etc/hosts and then when I open up my ...
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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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Slow DNS lookup after upgrading to 14.04

After upgrading my Kubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04, I got extremely slow DNS lookup in Firefox and Thunderbird. I have checked the communications with Wireshark. Launching e.g. http://vs.hu in Firefox ...
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override dns nameserver

i wish to set higher priority for my dns nameservers, or override the ones that are being set by the dhcp server. no matter which approach i took, nslookup never displays the right dns nameserver. ...
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Problem with Recursive Queries [on hold]

When I test my domain through http://www.intodns.com , I see errors like this: I follow this tutorial : ...
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How to Disable External DNS recursion?

I know that to disable recursive queries in BIND, I need add the following lines to the options section of /etc/bind/named.conf.options allow-transfer {"none";}; allow-recursion {"none";}; recursion ...
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How to (re)configure my internet connection? (DNS resolving failed)

A couple of days ago I was working with ipython notebook and it opens me a page in my web browser (Google Chrome) and I was able to work with the notebook (zero problems with my internet). Then, I ...
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Is this solution solve dns leak (TOR PROXY)? [closed]

i was looking for a way to solve the dns leak problem while using tor socks proxy (with firefox) , i found a solution that is adding "DNSPort 53" into torrc . then adding "nameserver 127.0.1.1:53" ...
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serving multiple websites over a home DSL line

I'm a complete noob at running my own server, and I want to install 3 different sites to be served from my Mythbuntu 14.04 system at home. What I want to do is not for actual public access though, but ...
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Messed with DNS, now does not connect to Internet

So I was trying to fix this reverse DNS issue: $ dig HOSTNAME.DOMAIN.com 1.2.3.4 #example $ dig -x 1.2.3.4 OTHERHOSTNAME.OTHERDOMAIN.com I was blindly following online ...
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Location of curl dns cache file and location of ubuntu global cache dns file

I have curl installed on my ubuntu instance. Can any one let me know location of curl dns cache file as well the location of global cache dns file. I was going through the curl documentation and ...
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how to setup split-dns for vpn with network-manager

I want to create a split-DNS config on a 14.04 desktop machine with both a local eth network and a VPN connection. Ie I should send DNS lookups for address ranges that are accessed via the vpn to the ...
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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 ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 - Reverse DNS issue - slow ping interval but normal ping value

i'm running ubuntu 12.04.3 x86 desktop in my corporation environment. I join the corp domain by Likewise open. But when I ping another pc, say hostname is pc-test, "ping pc-test" or "ping ...
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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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Caching Nameserver and Primary Master and or Secondary Master on the same host

May I know if we could run Caching Nameserver and Primary Master and or Caching Nameserver and Secondary Master on the same host? And can I also run Primary Master and Secondary Master on the same ...
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Want to restore to my default DNS server settings

I recently tried changing my DNS settings and while doing that I altered a few settings due to which I'm not able to access Internet on my Wired connection. I tried editing the resolv.conf as follows ...
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Can't ping Arch Linux machine from Ubuntu Server

I have a server and a desktop. Server: OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 IP address: DHCP from Asus router, allocated by MAC address to 192.168.1.4 Connection: wired Ethernet, always on Desktop: OS: ...
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Symbolic link to resolv.conf strange behaviour in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded my PC to Ubuntu 14.04. I then experienced major problem in DNS resolution that did not work anymore. I finally found the following: in /etc, there is a 'resolv.conf' wihich is a ...
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How do I configure my static DNS in interfaces?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. My /etc/network/interfaces file consists of: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface ...
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Where does `resolvconf` gets the IPs of DNS servers from?

On a server machine, I have the /etc/network/interfaces file similar to: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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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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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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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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Using Ubuntu 14.04 as router with iptables, clients can't go online. Probably DNS issue, iptables setting needed

I've read through a large number of posts about iptables issues when using Linux as a router, but none could help me with the following: I am setting up a number of student workstations in our ...
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Only resolve DNS on VPN Server

I installed pptpd but my connection is too slow and i need use Google DNSes (8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4) on my Android without root for mobile network (not Wi-Fi). How can i configure my ubuntu server for just ...
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Access Server via a browser with DNS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server running. When on my LAN I can go to a browser to access services running like Transmission and Plex by using the DNS address and the port number. My question is: How do I ...
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Evolution MAPI & Evo EWS not workining in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded my laptop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS without problems. First thing I tried is to reconnect Evo to our company's Exchange server. So I installed evo-mapi and the evo-ews package ...
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DNSCrypt-Proxy specific usage

I have some specific usage questions about DNSCrypt-Proxy. I followed a guide and ended with the command dnscrypt-proxy --daemonize –user=dnscrypt Without any further switches does it default to ...
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redirect wrong dns queries to url address?

I have local machine with bind DNS server and i need to redirect wrong dns queries address name to specific address name or web site url like google any suggestions ?
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Problem resolving many of the Web Pages

I am presently running Ubuntu 12.04 and using Chrome/Firefox along with OpenDNS (have tried Google Public DNS as well as DNS of my ISP). Suddenly, a lot of websites that I visit frequently don't ...
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KVM DNS Access guest by using it's hostname (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a guest machine running ubuntu 14.04 on an ubuntu 14.04 host running KVM/QEMU. Everything works fine except for one thing. Given my guest's hostname is virtual-machine-1 I would like to be able ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DNS

Since the introduction in Ubuntu 12 of a new way to handle DNS with the resolv.conf file https://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/...-ubuntu-12-04/ I need to clarify something Inside this article As ...
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Ubuntu Zpanel Unable to receive e-mail

I am able to send e-mail from my zpanel mailboxes but am unable to receive any e-mails. I get this error from gmail when I try to send e-mail to my mailboxes: mail exchanger not found. My domain ...
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Command-line to list DNS servers

Is there a command to list dns servers? I tried $ cat /etc/resolv.conf # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by resolvconf(8) # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR ...
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Domain name server not working properly

My internet was not working in the browser or the terminal. After some inverstigation, I've found out that the problem is with the DNS. I have deduced this because ping 8.8.8.8 reports 0% packet loss. ...
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using DNS lookup in chroot postfix

I'm trying to set up a postfix set up on my client machines. All machines should use a central ldap directory for common postfix (e.g. aliases, etc). But since postfix runs in chroot postfix is unable ...
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Can ping but no DNS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. This laptop has a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 Wifi network card, but no ethernet port. I can connect to the router. I can ping to 8.8.8.8, but when opening ...
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How to flush dns in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

how to flush dns of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64) have tried many things form here and here also but nothing is working
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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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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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DNSMASQ Error in Syslog

I was browsing my syslog and I found this error:- NetworkManager[984]: [1407179609.489726] [nm-dns-dnsmasq.c:393] update(): dnsmasq not available on the bus, can't update servers. ...
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how to find dns servers that dnsmasq is pointing to

I cannot find a list of dns servers that dnsmasq is pointing to. nm-tool only gives the internal "DNS: 192.168.1.1" I want the upstream external dns servers that this is pointing to. I am on ...
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Internet over USB on BeagleBone Black

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the Beagle Bone Black. This image: https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/raring/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-10-08.img.xz This microcontroller allows to ...
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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 ...