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 servers not correctly set in VPN

I have to use an OpenVPN network to work from home, and I occasionally have problems getting DNS to resolve. The problem comes and goes, and I can't reproduce it reliably. I took the OpenVPN config ...
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Why isn't NSS using mDNS?

I have a machine that is unable to resolve hostnames over mDNS: ### mDNS is working $ avahi-resolve -n foo.local foo.local 1.2.3.4 ### NSS is configured to use mDNS $ grep ^hosts ...
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getting openconnect vpn to work through network-manager

this is the same issue as here: Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui , but my additions to it were deleted and i was asked to create a new question. in fact, there are a number of folks asking ...
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error insserv with script

I try to install Unbound with the following website: http://www.unix-tutorials.com/go.php?id=3681 I copied the script : #!/bin/sh # # unbound This shell script takes care of starting and ...
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cat: /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases: No such file or directory

I've searched all over the internet, but couldn't find any answers of my problem.. I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to my laptop. But whenever i try to check the ip address of my raspberry, i get ...
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Beaglebone black with Debian OS on Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtualbox VM

I am using the Beaglebone Black for the first time. It has the Debian 7.4 OS and I'm using Ubunbtu 14.04 installed in Virtualbox. I'm trying to install Python IO libraries but I'm getting the Can't ...
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Understanding ssh - apparent IP address: dynamic vs local port forwarding

I have ddwrt on my router back home and I'm playing with ssh on my laptop from a remote location to better understand ssh. My router has port 5000 listening for incoming ssh which it port forwards to ...
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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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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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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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With MAAS set to manage DNS on a subnet on a private IP range, why do only some nodes have DNS entries?

I'm trying to set up OpenStack on MAAS, using trusty. I have a network between these machines all bridged/switched together. I have set up MAAS at 192.168.7.200, I have a Juju client machine at ...
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Why would having multiple nameservers in resolv.conf cause nslookup to fail, but a single entry work?

I have a resolv.conf on ubuntu 12.04 that looks like this (IP addresses have been changed to nonsense): search internal.mydomain.com nameserver 205.169.169.193 That nameserver is not authoritative ...
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How do I set up a reverse dns on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

As far as I can remember when setting up my VPS and mail server on it, I had configured the mail server correctly. However, a few of my clients get SMTP errors, host mx1.zonnet.nl[62.58.50.9] ...
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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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How to host a website using Ubuntu 13.04 on my local machine

How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration with a hostname? Thank You so much for this wonderful answer. Although the talk here had been more on the lines of setting up a home based server ...
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MaaS dhcp cannot be detected at node installation

I am installing a MaaS Ubuntu 12.04 by ISO with virtualbox as the host machine. I have a problem on the cluster management during the process of adding the node. The node cannot detect the dhcp ...
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Ubuntu FQDN Not pingable on Windows Network

My problem is that my Ubuntu machine seems to have its FQDN setup correctly, yet I cannot ping the FQDN from a windows machine on the same network. Output of various commands on my Ubuntu machine: ...
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I am unable to use internet in no proxy mode

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 (installed using Wubi in Windows 7) and when I change my proxy settings to no proxy (without any proxy server), I am unable to access any page (using Firefox or Google Chrome) ...
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Postfix cannot resolve local IPs from Name Server

I currently have a server running "Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS" installed with Postfix Bind 9 (Slave) The postfix cannot seem to resolve my internal IPs to Name Server (PTR) entry I have within ...
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How do I get rid of OpenDNS?

Some months ago I set up OpenDNS. Since then, occasionally I get slow page loads and pages that redirect to a timed-out opendns page. I would like to see if removing OpenDNS will make browsing ...
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No DNS names resolution in Xubuntu 14.04

The system is Xubuntu 14.04 on an S3J series Asus laptop. It worked o.k. until it suddenly stopped resolving internet names. As I recall, it happened during an "apt-get upgrade" process. First, I ...
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Using Ubuntu Server machine as a DHCP and DNS server to forward URL's to IP addresses

I'm inexperienced with Linux servers but I've done okay so far - basically I want this machine to dish out IP addresses via DHCP (done) and then I also want it to act as a DNS server that simply sends ...
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How to configure dynamic DNS for IPv6 using bind and isc-dhcp-server

I have a ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine created in VirtualBox which I could configure IPv4 delegation via isc-dhcp-server. Then by follow this great tutorial, I could configure such machine to also update ...
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How to run BIND DNS server as unpriviledged user?

I am developer and I use BIND DNS server to debug software. On Windows and on CentOS 6 Linux it is not a problem. I use following command line: named -f -c "/my/custom/config.conf" It works OK (of ...
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Reverse DNS Lookup on ubuntu inside virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 inside virtualbox on win7 using NAT for networking. I had to run the command : VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Ubuntu" --natdnshostresolver1 on Which basically tells the guest to ...
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Change zone name for MAAS region/cluster controller

How safe would it be to change the zone name for the MAAS Region/Cluster controller with nodes already deployed and registered in MAAS DNS? Currently mine is set to default maas and I would like to ...
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Correct nameservers in resolv.conf but no hostname resolution

As said in the title I can't resolve hostnames when doing a "ping google.com" even though the content of /etc/resolv.conf seems correct : nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4 I am connected to ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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How to set custom DNS for all users using Ubuntu as Wifi Hotspot?

I use my laptop as wifi hotspot with an "ad-hoc network" instead of a normal wifi router. The question is: how can i set custom dns for all the hotspot's user so i can create new domains that will ...
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BIND configured, DNS configured. No joy!

I have a GoDaddy domain, I've adding host names (ns1, ns2 of the domain through GD), I've pointed the name servers to my VPS server IP. So we are ok so far, great. I've resorted to install VestaCP on ...
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Connect to network - network is unreachable

Although I am able to browse the net just fine I keep getting network unreachable when I run a download using my Java program. It was working fine till yesterday but now it is suddenly giving me ...
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Why is Ubuntu resolving non-existent names to a local machine?

The domain www.hjhhfuddsa.com does not exist. However, if I browse to it in any web browser running under my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, I see the configuration page for an old NAS enclosure at ...
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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Bind fails with short domain name

I'm having troubles getting Bind to work with a two character long domain name. Is this a known issue? I haven't found anything related to this anywhere. I have about 50 domains up and running in my ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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isc-dhcp-server: dhcp dynamically update dns records

i'm trying to dynamically update DNS records when DHCP give out addresses. but even though I have specified allow-update with a key in /etc/bind/named.conf.local and specified the same key in ...
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Dnsmasq and Iptables for routing

I'm using a Raspberry Pi with two ethernet ports as a router. The network looks like this. "Internet" <--(…)--> Fritz!Box <--(172.16.x.y)--> [eth1, dhcp] Raspberry Pi [eth0, static] ...
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Ubuntu shows “resolving host” but Android is able to instantly access internet on the same network

I am connected to my home wifi network. I have this constant problem with my laptop which runs Ubuntu 14.04 currently. Very often, while accessing the internet, I can see the web pages timing out or ...
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Implement Catch-all HTTP Server using DNSMASQ

Ubuntu 14.04 | dnsmasq My goal is to setup a catch-all HTTP server using an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation as DNS resolver. I have installed dnsmasq on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS using apt-get install dnsmasq and ...
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Bind9 DNS:Configure A Local Forwarding DNS Server

i've a small local network Containing(for example): A Ubuntu 14.04 PC As a DNS Server[192.168.1.10] chat.Server1 on 192.168.1.11 chat.Server2 on 192.168.1.12 chat.Server3 on 192.168.1.13 And I ...
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Having trouble getting duckdns to work in 14.04.2 LTS

I'm trying to get DNS working for my odroid-C1 Ubuntu but running into this weird problem, error message saying symbol lookup error but my libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0 package is the newest and greatest. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DHCP client not updating Windows DNS

We have a set of Windows 2012R2 domain controllers which provide DNS and DHCP service for the network. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server which is getting addresses via DHCP. This works correctly. In the ...
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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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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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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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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 to configure Ubuntu Server to point to my registered website's domain?

First off, I'm aware that it's a possibly a duplicate, but what happens is that no matter what I try to google, read, and setup, I'm just unable to fully understand how to do it. Why? Let's take ...
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all external requests/ping returns gateway as destination IP

"ping www.google.com" returns PING www.google.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data. and returns no response, obviously. "ping www.yahoo.com" returns PING www.yahoo.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) ...
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dns-nameserver entries are ignored after 127.x.x.x

I'm trying to configure a static eth0 in a 1404 vps (lxc container). My interface config is auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 gateway 192.168.10.10 ...
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Both named and dnsmasq serving DNS on port 53?

Is this considered normal for Ubuntu 14.04 ? netstat -tulpn shows that both bind9 (named) and dnsmasq serve on port 53: Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...