Domain Name System (DNS) is a service that provides the resolution of host names to IP addresses. Use the [tag:dns] tag when you are troubleshooting DNS issues, configuring a DNS resolver or server, or are trying to understand DNS's involvement in your situation.

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point domain to my VPS CentOS7; Do I need DNS on my server?

I actually know how to configure my vps Virtual Host /etc/httpd/conf.d/vhost.conf but my question is, do I have to setup any sort of DNS on my VPS? Which way is the easiest way to point my domain to ...
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How do I use BIND in CentOS to create a link to a Print Server for a network with multiple VLANS? [on hold]

Someone smarter than me told me building my own DNS server would solve the problem of resolving hostnames across VLANS so people can easily find the print server when they're searching for them using ...
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SSH DNS lookup on local IP addresses [duplicate]

As I have come to understand, SSH always goes through the process of reverse DNS lookups whether you are connecting to user@example.com or a local server calleduser@192.168.0.56. I do not know, ...
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SSH takes too long to ask for password

I've seen many other questions on this subject but none seem to actually solve my problem. Like any other day, I connect to my LOCAL Raspberry Pi server from my client machine at 192.168.0.5 with ssh ...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 14.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. But SSSD can't seem to start and DNS update fails. I've ...
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Resolving hostname takes 5 seconds

I've a master bind9 DNS server and 2 slave servers running on IPv4 (Debian Jessie), using /etc/bind/named.conf: listen-on-v6 { none; }; When I try to connect from different server(s) each ...
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Cannot Ping, nor Curl, but Nslookup works

On a freshly installed Fedora Workstation running the default Workstation spin which installs Gnome. I'm having problems getting to a web server on the LAN with my browser. The commands curl and ping ...
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Trouble update-rc.d remove'ing dnsmasq on Debian Stretch

Background: On my Debian Stretch machine at home, I've noticed my DNS lookup times are pretty slow, and have concluded that the culprit is dnsmasq - since if I take it down, name resolution becomes > ...
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Linux DNS Suffix Configuration

Introduction I have a Raspberry Pi running Rasbian connected to a Windows Server based network. This is a corporate (education) network that has its own intranet consisting of all connected computing ...
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How to override TTL in a caching-only bind9?

I have a caching-only DNS here. I want it to override the TTL fields of its cached records to reduce the mean network latency. Ideally I could set the TTL somewhere in the configuration, which would ...
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What are the most restrictive external firewall / DNS listening port settings I can have for my DNS server (internal clients only)

This question relates specifically to hardening the configuration of DNS, firewalls and at the limit, ntp. (not proxys, http access,vpn's or other services). This is about the externally-facing side ...
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i can't open, ping,.. any domain after upgrade debian

after upgrade debian i cannot open or ping any domain even in firefox (but i havnt any problem via proxy). for example wget: unable to resolve host address ‘google.com’ but i can work with ip (add ...
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How do I figure out where wrong local dns results are coming from?

I'm running mint Mate 17.2. When I use dig, for a certain specific domain name, the resolved IP "answer" is wrong, and the answer server is 127.0.0.1. Trying to access this domain from my local ...
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Socket timeout from an upstream DNS server nxfilter [closed]

We are using ubuntu 14.04 server and installed nxfilter latest version. After the run ./startup.sh script file, getting below error after the 2-3 minute and If i stop and start the again script then ...
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How to automatically fetch new name server on VPN connect

I am running ubuntu xenial 16.04 We are using openvpn to connect to a virtual private cloud. That cloud has it's own DNS server (as does our local route - home or office). When I connect to the VPN ...
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as a Non-root-user,can I change DNS for me in linux? [closed]

Environment is redhat I don't have privilege but now /etc/resolv.conf is: # Generated by NetworkManager # No nameservers found; try putting DNS servers into your # ifcfg files in /etc/sysconfig/...
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Is there any way of speeding up this DNS script I made? [closed]

Part of my work is doing a lot of different DNS lookups, so I created a script that displays the information that I need in a neat fashion. Problem is it's not very fast. Doing a bash -x I can see ...
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creating pid under /var/run with dnscryypt

I have installed dnscrypt. It works but I had to create the pid with root in /var/run. I tried at first creating the PID dnscrypt as user nobody but got permission denied every time. The code below ...
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Can I skip some IPs returned by DNS round robin?

archive.ubuntu.com returns 4 IPs. 2 of them are much faster, the slowest one is an order of magnitude slower. Can I disallow some IPs selectively?
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Bind9 denied query

I created a bind9 based DNS server to work only in forwarding mode: This is my named.conf.options file: #acl goodclients { # localhost; # localnets; #}; options { directory "...
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DNS not working on Debian jessie

I have properly setup resolvconf, which properly sets up /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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Docker dns failure

I launched Concourse CI worker with Boot2docker on OS X. Docker info: Client: Version: 1.11.0 API version: 1.23 Go version: go1.5.4 Git commit: 4dc5990 Built: Wed Apr 13 18:13:...
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Moving up DNS domain between webhosting servers

first post over here. Until yesterday I had a virtual shop working in a VPS webhost site, but because of the quality of service it was decided to move the whole webapp to another webhost, in a ...
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No DNS resolution after upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem with the internet connection. Specifically, DNS after update stopped working. For debugging purposes I set the only DNS 8.8.8.8, but name ...
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No internet connection after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who may help me with the following problem? I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have problem with the internet connection. Secifically, DNS after update stopped working, I ...
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pointing Linux DNS server from one sub domain to another subdomain

I have DNS server to my domain abc.com. Need to point my sub domain xx.abc.com to another subdomain xx.def.com. As it's hosted in xx.def.com, I will get any IP, so they will provide only subdomain ...
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Finding out what DNS server are being used

Using dig I can query a specific DNS server for some DNS records, for instance dig example.com A @192.168.1.1 Where in this instance 192.168.1.1 is my router's ip. Is there a way, using dig or ...
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DNS problem > If I disable recursion, I can't ping my result

I have configured dns server, and if i enable recursion, I can ping and got the result. [root@seobd ec2-user]# nslookup google.com Server: 52.10.197.195 Address: 52.10.197.195#53 Non-...
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Connect to commercial VPN on OpenBSD 5.9

I recently installed OpenBSD 5.9 and I'm trying to get it functional enough to use as a replacement for Debian. One thing where I hit a brick wall is connecting to my VPN. I use a commercial VPN which ...
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reverse slave DNS server zone file not transferred

I am using amazon free tier with RHEL 7and configuring master and slave dns server. From master everything is ok, but slave I couldn't find result. Also I would like to know how can I secure my dns ...
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why resolv.conf is changing

I have a very strange issue in my Linux machine - Red Hat 6.7 version when I update my resolv.conf file as the following: options attempts:2 options timeout:1 search usa.Pe.corp tedcruz.usa.fb....
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Website is active but domain name not showing on WhoIs lookup from Linux command-line

I am trying to lookup the WhoIs entry for the following domain: anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk However, while typing the URL directly into the browser displays a web-page, when I type: whois anorien.csc....
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What ports need to be open on a firewall to access the internet?

Let's say as the example that I have a firewall that blocks ALL ports from all sources/destinations. What ports would I need to open to be able to successfully run: ping google.com ...and are ...
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From an IP how can I get a DNS entry? [duplicate]

In a bash, I have an IP like 104.16.117.182. This is the address of unix.stackexchange.com. But, from the IP, how can I resolve it to the hostname? Like: >>> magic 104.16.117.182 you get: ...
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Samba4 DNS - clear old DNS records

Creating AD 2003 domain using Samba-4.3.4 with internal DNS. ISC-DHCP as a server. On Debian. DNS updates comes only from DHCP-server. What tool do I have to use to clear old DNS records, or what ...
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Configuring FreeBSD to get IP from my FreeBSD DHCP Server

I have a scenario where I have two FreeBSD machines. I setup one to be a DHCP server so it can lease IP address. I have provided IP ranges, default DNS , host name , and all other settings in my dhcpd....
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How to proxy nmap and dns resolution of nmap

How to use nmap and dns resolution of nmap over proxy? I tried proxychains, but for dns resolution it doesn't work, it's known bug as I read on some forums. It works well without dns_proxy feature in ...
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I can ping IPs but can't resolve domains

I have Xubuntu 14.04 installed on my server. network-manager is not installed. It seems to have lost its ability to resolve domains, and I'm not sure where to begin diagnosing the issue. ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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top command shows dnss running at 290%

We're running software on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine and it's been crashing quite a lot lately and keeps running slow. I checked the RAM usage, but that's only using 4GB to 5GB of the available 9GB....
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Bind RPZ config with domains of various level

I use RPZ to blacklist some domains and my configuration looks like: *.com A 127.0.0.1 mydomain.net A 127.0.0.1 if i query a whatever domain .com it works correctly giving me 127.0.0.1 let's ...
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What is “Localhost” binding in DNS forwarder in pfSense?

Trying to debug some network problems, I found that my DNS forwarder is configured in the following way: Although many entries stands for my WAN interfaces and LAN stands for LAN one, I don't ...
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How to stop dhclient from updating resolvconf on Debian?

I want to use certain DNS servers regardless of whatever I get through DHCP. I'm trying to configure dhclient to ignore those, but I can't seem to get it to work. Per advice from this article I added ...
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Hostname troubles

I am trying to change the hostname on a Linux RHEL6.5 box and have changed it in /etc/hosts and in /etc/sysconfig/network, as I have read.. The command hostname'now returns the new hostname, but ...
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host returns 0 for a non existing name

host usually returns 0 for existing hosts $ host www.google.com ; echo $? www.google.com has address 172.217.16.132 www.google.com has IPv6 address 2a00:1450:400a:805::2004 0 and 1 in case of ...
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How to know where resolv.conf entries come from?

I use resolvconf for nameserver management because my OpenVPN requires it. However, I notice that it generates nameserver information that is not exactly how I would want it: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) ...
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Why does postfix copy /etc/resolv.conf to its chroot too early, causing DNS failures?

Edit: For anyone else having this problem, this question was actually was very badly asked/understood and a better description of the problem (and the correct solution) can be found here. I'm trying ...
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How to configure isc-dhcp-server to offer upstream DNS servers?

Every example dhcp.conf I can find has hard coded DNS servers - typically the google public DNS addresses... option domain-name-servers 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4; If I leave out the option domain-name-...
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SSH always connects to the same IP address [closed]

No matter what the host is, SSH keeps trying to connect to 162.13.177.241. Command ssh -v user@host Output debug1: Connecting to 162.13.177.241 [162.13.177.241] port 22. My /etc/hosts file is ...
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Can sendmail be made to refuse connections if NIS or DNS are down?

We run a sendmail 8.14 server for a domain which has its user database managed in NIS. My nsswitch.conf is pretty vanilla: passwd: compat group: compat shadow: compat hosts: ...
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Configure BIND as Forwarder only (no root hints), encrypted + RPZ blacklist / whitelist all together

My setup is getting more complex, generally I tend to divide things in pieces and assemble them together by myself. But it seems this time I need more help to get the whole gears working together. ...