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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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 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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DNS Look up failed - Ubuntu 12.04

I have this problem, which seems to be a 'common' problem on Ubuntu. When I try to open some pages on chromium I get the "DNS look up failed" error. (It doesn't say exactly that on Firefox but it's ...
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Update not working, nothing is installing in ubuntu 12.04

I am very much new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install anything on it. Initially when I installed it, it was fine. But I was having some dependency problem with ...
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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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(Solve) Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to public network (internet access)

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my computer. I want to setup my dedicated server for web server and also I already have my own domain for web hosting company. I followed these instructions ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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dnsmasq Not Serving Up Hostnames on hostapd Network

My goal is for clients to be able to connect to my wifi access point and access services on it using a hostname. Currently clients can connect and get assigned an IP by DHCP, but they cannot resolve a ...
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Network Manager VPN doesn't update resolve.conf with nameserver

When I connect VPN via NetworkManager, I can't access resources by domain name. But it's ok using IP. Seems like NetworkManager isn't updating resolve.conf with VPN nameservers. I've visited and tried ...
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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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Network Problems after installing wireless USB Adapter

some time ago I tried to install an Edimax 150Mbps Wireless IEEE802.11b/g/n USB Adapter for my Lenovo T60 for better wifi performance. It didn't really work out properly, at least I had the feeling ...
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How to block my DNS on all outhgoing sites except for one IP address?

I want to block my DNS on all outhgoing sites except for one IP address on one computer? How do I achieve this?
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How to set ubuntu to reach DNS server through IPv6

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 13.04 with wired connection to router and Debian server running in VirtualBox under Ubuntu (with bridged network adapter). I installed and configured Bind9 on ...
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Setting up web hosting at home with ubuntu server and pointing it to actual domain

Hi I have already got a domain name and installed ubuntu server along with bind9. I want to configure it so that it points to my domain on internet. My Current Environment is as below: installed ...
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Weird DNS behavior

I got hold of a really cute little PC, that I want to fiddle around with as a little side-project. It has a normal LAN connection via Ethernet and the /etc/network/interfaces configuration is # ...
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How to set up a DNS server on ubuntu server?

This DNS server will use to access a web server/ mysql server. Scenario: DNS Server of 192.168.0.0/24 network - 192.168.0.2 domain name(dn): my.site.com redirect to 192.168.2.1 (webserver/mysqlserver) ...
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Setting up DNS and/or Nameserver on VPS

I currently have a VPS and two domains (.com/.net) at an external registrar. My registrar does have DNS controls. I have a forwarded email (on my .net) through my registrar. I have installed and used ...
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Intermittent wireless internet connection in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently upgraded from 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) to 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) (64 bit version) and suddenly my wireless internet connection has become intermittent. For example, when I am loading ...
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Content Delivery Network

I have a project that i need to setup Content Delivery Network on Ubuntu, That involves like Geo Dns structure, Fail over and High availability So i am looking if some one help me that where should i ...
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how to force ssl with default-ssl without DNS?

I know this has been covered everywhere, and I've actually made this work on another server, but I can't seem to get it to work. I have this RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on ...
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Domain name problem with VPS

I want to host a website on a VPS. I have everything working except for domain name resolution. The VPS has no control panel. It just has a CLI. I did go to my domain registrar which provides DNS ...
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Internet does not work on Windows 8 pre-installed laptop

I'm booting into ubuntu using a LiveUSB on my Windows 8 Sony Vaio laptop. It connects to the wi-fi but nothing works. I checked the proxy settings on the browser. Even when I try to ping google.com ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: No internet through switch, help

I've been using Ubuntu Server 12.04, upgrading to 12.10 once I figure this out, on my IBM xSeries 335 (name: Server1; ip: 10.0.0.50) as a web server. I recently got a computer from a family friend ...
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Opendns setup failed. How to fix it?

I have problems trying to configure OpenDNS. I have contacted OpenDNS support but they did not answer. I cannot access websites like Twitter and Facebook. I tried welcome.opendns.com (did not ...
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Creating DDNS with udhcpd and PowerDNS

Server OS = Ubuntu 12.0.4.1 LTS Desktop OS = Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS DHCP Server daemon = udhcp DNS Server daemon = powerdns (using mysql as the backend) I am very new to the Linux scene, ...
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Fail to access Network options

I am trying to use OpenDNS for my newly installed Ubuntu 12.10... However I cannot insert custom DNS addresses... I am accessing Network, then at my wireless connection, no matter how many times I ...
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Internet connectivity issues

I'm on 12.04, I upgraded a month ago from Windows 7 on my Sony VAIO. Everything is great except after the upgrade, I encountered Internet connectivity issues. When browsing the web or loading ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD boot under VirtualBox, no network

I boot the Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD with VirtualBox, but get no DNS. I.e., eth0 has its IP address, but DNS resolving always fails. I tried VirtualBox bridged networking, then NAT, but for both ...
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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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Adding different sets of DNS to -one- network adapter

My work environmental infrastructure depends on two different DNS servers. One that is here locally with us and one that is remote, on another location (which we have access to). The question is ...
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changes in etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf get ignored

Im wanting to never use a specified DNS Server so I tried using reject ip address as suggested here to my question: How to make Ubuntu never use specified DNS server? (DNSLeak issues) but setting ...
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dnsmasq unrecognized command

I'm attempting to run a script which calls service dnsmasq restart service dnsmasq restart dnsmasq: unrecognized service No matter what I call for dnsmasq, it gives me the "unrecognized service" ...
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Dynamic DNS for Ubuntu machine

I have a server running on my laptop. Basicly I want a program that acts as a Dynamic DNS for my laptop so traffic can be routed from my clients; regardless of where my laptop is connected to the ...
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Apparent DNS error when virtualized Ubuntu comes back from sleep

I am running ubuntu 13.10 in Virtualbox on a Windows 8 host. When my host machine sleeps and wakes, my tabs in guest Ubuntu no longer connect even after the main connection is restored. What makes ...
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Wifi Connected. But No internet

I'm using Lubuntu dual booted with Windows 8. I have an ACER aspire V3 laptop. I installed Alternative wireless driver Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless using Additional drivers. Now i can connect ...
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DNS / resolve issue with certain commands

I have dnsmasq running on my gateway and have populated /etc/hosts with host information for my LAN. This works great for all my workstation they can resolve both short and long host names, e.g. ...
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Network bridge has no internet access

I have a machine with two network adapters and I want to use it to share its internet connection to an IP phone (because there's only one Cat5 cable available and while the phone has built-in switch ...
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Dnsmasq configuration for LAN

I am going to configure dnsmasq for my local home network but I am not sure if I understand it. Basically I have a simple network at home: laptop 192.168.0.10 phone (galaxy s2 - ubuntu touch ...
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dns server does not return my ip

I'm setting up a dns server on ubuntu 12.04, when I write host "My Domain" in a terminal, it returns 127.0.0.1 instead of the IP that I assigned, I have proven putting # in the line "dns = dnsmasq" of ...
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Sendmail host name lookup failure, cannot send email

I cannot send emails with php mail() function or even with mail console function I am getting error. From /var/log/email.log Feb 19 17:29:07 peter-comp sm-mta[8087]: s1JBmw5M011556: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: bind9 does not want to start (Permission denied)

I am trying to start bind9 with no success. The error seems to be related to permission but I just cannot find the cause. root@server:~# /etc/init.d/bind9 start Feb 18 20:42:24 server named[2974]: ...
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BIND9 - where are all the references to update keys?

I am testing BIND9 9.9.3 intending to set it up with DHCP dynamic update. I followed this tutorial, but it didn't work uses this command to generate the key: /usr/sbin/rndc-confgen -a Then I got ...
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Resolvconf is not updating resolv.conf file when connecting via DHCP

I'm running 13.10, and when I connect to a wired network which is configured in Network Manager for DHCP, I get an address, but resolvconf is not updating /etc/resolv.conf properly. I get an IP ...
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Need help with Mail Server on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with nginx I do not have name servers like ns1.mydomain.com neither I have mx records I am using cloudflare for nameservers and then point it to my servers IP. I have ...
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Internet does not connect to anything other than skype and steam chat

My internet has been unable to connect to anything other than the skype chat system as well as the steam chat. Any connections through chrome return: Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED I've ...