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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Why Google ping (DNS server 8.8.8.8) in windows is faster than ubuntu 16.04 and Other Linux distribution?

I've read all the solutions regarding to similar problems existing in all the community and I've performed these options but none of theme work! I've checked the google ping both in linux and windows ...
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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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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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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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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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Seasoned Admins: Can you confirm this suspscion? Gitlab & Lets Encrypt

Using this article I am trying to configure gitlab to use Lets Encrypt certificates to secure gitlab. Within the last hour I have configured the A record for my domain (codebase.ozpri.com @ afraid.org)...
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Why does DNS resolution not work on the first try?

Ever since upgrading to 16.04, DNS resolution fails (returns Host Not Found) on the first attempt for any website. I can then immediately try it a second time and it works just fine. A little ...
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postfix 2.11, cannot receive emails from specific domain

helo, I am over 3 days now working on a solution. Our server is getting emails normally from around the world, except from one domain(our ISP free emails server domain). It would not be a problem but ...
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Websites not loading in Ubuntu in both chrome and firefox

I am running ubuntu 14.04 and i am using a DSL Connection.From last few days i am having problem in loading some websites like ubuntuforums, hackerrank, mdn etc. I have tried alsmost all solutions ...
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painfuilly slow windows clients using bind on 14.04

I'm very new to Ubuntu (though I've installed 14.04 server a dozen times now) and Linux and I'm trying to replace my Win2003 server with Ubuntu 14.04 server. I have a brand new shiny HP Gen8 box and a ...
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bad dotted quad / DNS

I am trying to redirect a DNS to my VPS (Ubuntu Server 14.04). I am trying to configure the zones of bind. But I have an error I can't fix ... Any Idea ? toto@serveurVPS:/etc/bind/zones# named-...
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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 /etc/nsswitch....
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot connect to Starbucks Free attn Wifi, DNS issue

first off, I'm a bit of a newbie and networking stuff is not my forte. So I've been pulling my hair out for the last hour trying to get my 12.04 Ubuntu partition to connect to an AT&T hotspot in ...
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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 192....
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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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Ubuntu Server DC with Samba server 4.4.5 forwarder question

So I've decided to set up a DC via Samba 4 @ my 16.04 Ubuntu server . Question is - since my domain name is SAME as a hosted website domain name somwhere in the WWW (let's call it askubuntu.com) and ...
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DNS settings messed up and resolvconf uninstalled

Yesterday I messed up my network settings on Lubuntu 16.04. Wifi had problems and I thought it was my problem, it turned out later, that the problem was a temporary problem with the central wifi, it ...
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How to forward specific domain queries to different dns server using dnsmasq?

I want that all http requests on the browser be directed to my local apache server but direct some https queries like facebook.com to google's dns 8.8.8.8 using dnsmasq. I've already tried adding an ...
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Server Not Found but Wifi is Connected

I have installed ubuntu 16.04LTS on my Asus X555LAB laptop recently. Even though wifi is connected, internet is not working and I am not able to open web pages. Using command line, I tried to ping ...
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How can I access a public domain that is hosted within my local network?

I have a domain that is running on a server in my local domain. I can access this domain from outside the local LAN. Trying to get to it from within the local LAN of course fails. Can this be ...
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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How to setup DHCP relay in ubuntu?

I am new in Linux, so please ignore if my question is silly. I am setting up 4 machines. Two machines are the servers and two are client computers for testing purposes. I am using my Ubuntu machine as ...
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Google Domains DDNS with DDclient on Ubuntu

Evening everyone, I asked the same question on stack overflow here however it has been a several days and almost no views and no hints. I am using ddclient to update google domains with my ip. ...
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DNS is not working

When I am trying to nslookup the www.google.com from my server it is not getting resolved. But when I am providing DNS IP, after nslookup command it is getting resolved. [root@XYZ ~]# nslookup www....
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Can't Set Static IP - Ubuntu 14.04.03 - Server

I am configuring a few servers all with the same basic configuration. We first set the DNS/Domain in /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base cat /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base domain domain.com ...
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Opendkim key not found

I've been trying to setup DKIM on my VPS with the help of this article, but when I test the installation, I get a opendkim-testkey: No key Below the config files: /etc/opendkim.conf # This is a ...
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nameserver problem for internet connection

I installed ubuntu 16.04 on a HP labtop. Right now, I can get access to wifi. For instance, ping 104.16.33.249 will return as PING stackoverflow.com (104.16.33.249) 56(84) bytes of data 64 bytes from ...
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How to specify additional search domains for resolver in 16.04 when using DHCP?

With Gnome Ubuntu 14.04, it was possible to specify additional search domains for the resolv.conf, when editing a network connection, like so: But where do I find this field for the "additional ...
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16.04 XUbuntu - OpenVPN losing DNS after a couple minutes

Stock install of Xubuntu 16.04. Followed this guide to install OpenVPN for Network Manager, and to download the certs and opvn files for PIA VPN: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/forum/...
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Username & Host Name are Screwed on Terminal

I have been working on my machine to setup a web server. At a certain point, I noticed my username & host name displayed at the very beginning of each line of terminal commands are different from ...
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Multi-NIC client w/ isc-dhcp-server & dynamic bind9 recommended configuration

I have a properly installed and configured isc-dhcp-server & bind9 box that is correctly updating DNS records based on leases. This works well. I understand how the isc-dhcp-server can be ...
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I can browse any website except of Facebook and Youtube

I have Ubuntu and archlinux running on different boxes. Along with and Android phone. which i can't open Facebook or Youtube in the browsers (Firefox, Chrome). Error message: Server not found. I can ...
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OEM install asking for nameservers after oem-config-prepare

I'm trying to create an install image of server 15.10 that I can deploy to a few dozen machines by running through the OEM install, customizing packages and settings, then running "oem-config-prepare"....
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Laptop DNS broken after use on another network

I have a laptop running Xubuntu 12.04 Desktop 32bit. It was a clean install about 3 years back. I took it abroad recently and used it on somebody else's network. I was getting intermittent name ...
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Resolve domain names to IP's based on physical adapter

System Configuration eth0 NIC to the LAN/WAN/Internet (working, don't want to mess with it) eth1 NIC eth2 NIC Objectives Assign a static IP to eth1 and eth2 and assign IPs (DHCP) on separate ...
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Cannot Connect to Network checked /etc/network/interfaces

I am trying to connect to the network on a ubuntu server 14.04 on a laptop. Pinging to google.com gives unknown host google.com pinging to 8.8.8.8 gives Network is unreachable /etc/network/interfaces ...