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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Kerberos DNS issue with /etc/hosts

Thank you all for your time and attention. Very simply I'm getting this error when invoking kinit to test kerberos authentication against my AD domain (which is hosted on a Server 2012 box). The ...
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How to make resolvconf / dnscrypt / unbound work together on systemd - and respect openVPN routes?

I'm finding it tremendously confusing to appropriately setup Unbound.service on systemd. Use Case I am trying to get my Debian Jessie laptop to use DNScrypt as default DNS and Unbound as the local ...
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can ping google dns, but not google.de -> unknown host // worked in another network

I have a Laptop with debian jessie installed. At my home network, i could connect successfully to the internet (ping google.de successful). At the external network, i can't ping google.de (result: ...
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How do I set up my own dns record server?

I have the domain name example.com and I want to be able to configure my linux vps to handle what subdomain points to what IP. For an example I want to be able to set test1.example.com to point to ...
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resolvconf error in recovery mode with dhclient

when I go to recovery mode and I want to activate networking, I usually type: dhclient eth0 After this, I can for example ping to www.google.com. However, I get the following error: RTNETLINK ...
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Zookeeper DNS name problems with leader elections when migrating from Windows to Debian

I am migrating a kafka/zookeeper cluster on Windows to Debian wheezy. Java version: 1.7.0_80 Debian version: 7.9 Zookeeper version: 3.3.5+dfsg1-2 0 Kafka version: 2.10-0.8.2.1 If I configure ...
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How can I (re-)connect DNS for gmail on Linux Mint?

Let me refer responders to this thread on Linux Mint forums: Chrome/Firefox not loading Google websites I've seen this four times in the past two weeks or so. The loss of connection does ...
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What changes are made to ./.dns?

My server hosted at Hostgator was recently hit by malware and hence to monitor the file system I use find -mmin -xx command at regular intervals. But everytime I run the find command, I see the first ...
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How to deal with growing BIND9 log files

My DNS server's logs are the text files that growing too fast and one of them is already over 30 MB in size. I didn't set up the max. file sizes. I would prefer just to manually delete the lines ...
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Use client hostnames for DNS

I want to set up a DNS server on my network. I want to keep it simple and just use $(hostname -s).catpants.lan as the DNS entry for each system on my network. Internal DNS only. Is there a way I can ...
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Bind9 resolv on or off?

I'm using bind9 to run my own public DNS for my website. I've been getting a lot of error messages in my syslog file about hostnames not resolving. When I looked in /etc/default/bind9 I noticed ...
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DNS lookup with different Port

I have 2 interface. interface_1 ip address 10.192.0.1 --- interface_2 ip address 192.168.10.2 gw 192.168.10.1 --- default gateway. Not I want to pass my url lookup (keeping 4.2.2.2) with ...
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iptables resolved addresses differs from nslookup

To block personal emails on a corporate network, I've blocked FORWARD to mail.google.com and mail.live.com. The following is how iptables resolved those addresses: $ sudo iptables -L Chain FORWARD ...
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DNS Hostnames - using internal and external zones

Looking for the correct or best practice way of doing this. If you have an external zone called example.com that runs your public mail, web, etc and an internal zone called corp.example.com that runs ...
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Internal DNS can't resolve external DNS for my zone

I have a Mac Mini in the office that I just setup to host the zone example.com. I've added A records to several hosts running here. i can ping all internal hosts by name and get an IP. On Digital ...
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Debian 8 - Resolve DNS in multiple nameservers

I've recently installed Debian 8 (Jessie) and I'm having trouble with DNS resolving in a particular network configuration: I must connect to 2 different networks (1) ethernet and (2) wireless. Each ...
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How can I check if my DNS server is working?

This case scenario is for a router with embedded linux, but I think the answer could be the same for any Linux system. This is my DNS check: ~ $ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 80.58.61.250 ...
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Why `host` and `nslookup` on Ubuntu resolve hostnames while `ping` and `telnet` do not?

I can't use git clone or even apt-get install because I get a "cannot resolve host" error. They were working before, but I have no idea what changed that broke the DNS resolve. I can't find any ...
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How to filter IPv4 IPs in bash

How do I filter IPv4 IPs from data in bash? For example: command: dig www.ign.com A +short return: www.ign.com.edgesuite.net. a1005.g.akamai.net. 2.20.255.80 2.20.255.78 And I want to make a ...
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Domain only for web server

I have a domain which i want to point to my server. But i don't want to allow other people to use this domain to reach the server, only specific ports on the server (web server, so port 80). So if ...
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How to see the actual nameservers of a domain instead of the “nsrecords”

A domain has nameservers and ns records. These should not, but can theoretically be different. There are multiple ways to see the ns records of a domain: dig: ➜ ~ dig +short NS stackoverflow.com ...
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Convert old DNS zone file into new format

I've got this old domain zone file with this format ZZYZX IN NS DNS1.NAME-SERVICES.COM. IN NS DNS2.NAME-SERVICES.COM. IN NS DNS3.NAME-SERVICES.COM. IN NS ...
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nagios plug-in for collecting DNS stats not working on RHEL server 6.7

We are trying to get the check_bind.sh script to automatically update the named.stats file. However, the file only seems to update when we run the script manually or with a cron job. We have this ...
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OpenVPN clients cannot share their connection to the Internet

Context: a Wifi VPN gateway (Linux Ubuntu computer) Simply One distant Server (www.example.com) and One Client (Paul, Ubuntu Linux, gateway) linked with openVpn. Server allows Paul to ...
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OpenVPN “breaks” my local DNS down

Context: Router-computer (Ubuntu 14) runs a wifi AP (wlan0), as a router between clients and Internet (on eth0). For DHCP it uses isc-dhcp-server and DNS resolvers are defined in ...
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My dhcp client isn't getting the dns server address

I have a network with diskless booting(tftp,pxe,nfs), the clients are working(receiving ip,gateway,etc), but they don't receive the dns address, what it can be? this is my dhcpd.conf: ...
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How can I find my client's linux box on the internet automatically?

I'm looking for a way to have a client's machine "phone home" periodically so that I can easily do a ssh login if necessary. I was thinking a simple script that grabs the public IP address and posts ...
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Force dig to forget records

I would like to let dig always forget a DNS record. I mean if I do dig yahoo.com then I have a record back in with ttl for 1790 seconds. Even if I have no cache service installed, next time i do the ...
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NetworkManager issue with DNS

My NetworkManager randomly empties /etc/resolv.conf for no apparent reason. After connecting to a network, the file contains whatever was obtained via DNS. Usually it keeps its contents, but sometimes ...
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Allow multiple local servers to share a local domain

I'm wanting to set up multiple local servers in VMWare. For example, one web server, one file server, one openvpn server, etc. I would like to create a domain that works locally (e.g. ...
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Reverse DNS for external DNS server

I have my forward zone configured and now I am writing my reverse zone configuration. I've read through Pro DNS and BIND book and the examples given are if you own a portion of an IP address space ...
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TTL values for external DNS records

Upon setting up my zone files, I went back to review my TTL values. The default is set for 24 hours and I have individual TTL values set for each individual record. My thought was NS, MX, and CNAME ...
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Security of zone transfers for bind

When having two public DNS servers that provide NS, A, MX, and CNAME records for your domain (website), is it necessary to encrypt the zone transfer data or is it fine to have the master-to-slave sent ...
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why samba 4 is giving the following error attempting to join to domain

trying to join windows 7 clients to samba 4 that is using named as name server i am getting the following error: An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain has being ...
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Configure Bind to use specific server as starting point for recursive query?

I'm attempting to setup a Bind DNS server which (for security purposes) is highly limiting. Essentially I only want to allow DNS queries to be made to a particular set of DNS servers which do not ...
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mass_dns: warning: Unable to determine any DNS servers. Reverse DNS is disabled

I'm using UBUNTU 14.04 as virtual machine on Windows using VMWARE , after logging I installed nmap but after trying to run nmap -sP 10.42.0.0 I get the following message mass_dns: warning: ...
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DHCP server with static IP not resolving hostnames (clients do)

Network Setup I have a server which I am trying to set up LXCs on I am using LXD which forces me to use DHCP DHCP is working fine already due to my setup I need to be able to access the containers ...
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my linux pc not pingable using hostname

From a remote machine I am able to ping my computer by its IP address, but not by its hostname. How can I make it accessible by its hostname as well?
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DNS Query Script

I am trying to get all the A records for some domains. The best way I have found is to use https://www.whatsmydns.net and the nexcess tool. The issue is that it is very slow to copy paste them and ...
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setting up subdomain at centmin mod

I am in need of help at setting up subdomains in my CentOS using centmin Mod. This is what I have done so far. Purchase a VPS with IP address: xxx.xxx.xxx and hostname: ns.mydomain.com Install ...
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CentOS DNS Server for localhost

I need install the DNS Server (BIND - CentOS 7) to work only locally. I mean, the same CentOS that has the BIND will connect/search in the DNS, any other host will 'connect' with this machine. The ...
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Is it possible to set different DNS servers for different users?

Is it possible to set different DNS servers for different users? Say user test1 uses Google's DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.8.8), test2 would use 0.0.0.0, and both test3 and test4 would use 127.0.0.1. Is ...
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why do queries with status “refused” get answers?

I'm wondering about why would that be. It's even stranger if you simply "dig +short" the record - you get the response, but clients can't make use of that. I've had a quick look at the RFC, but I was ...
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Proxify dns queries for bash command

I want to use different dns server (not tor, any dns server i set) for certain terminal command. Say it would looks like $ DNS_SERVER=8.8.8.8 dnsify ping example.com and it uses google dns. I know ...
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OpenVPN is working but not DNS resolution

I am using : uname -a Linux 2.6.32-042stab108.5 #1 SMP Wed Jun 17 20:20:17 MSK 2015 x86_64 GNU/Linux This is my server config: cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | egrep -v "#|;" port 1194 proto udp ...
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Adding recursive entries into `/etc/hosts`

I'd like to add shorthands for various FQDNs into the /etc/hosts file, such as: pyrrha.compsci.university.org. pyrrha Is there a way to force the local DNS resolver to process the /etc/hosts ...
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How the command “dns-fix” works?

I had a problem on my DNS and after using this magical command, solved the problem. So I got curious: how this command, dns-fix, worked? I am using the Mint distribution. The command is standard.
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How to enable nameserver recursion?

On Ubuntu 14.04, when I'm performing a dig google.de on my machine, I get a REFUSED status (reducing to relevant lines): me@machine:~# dig google.de ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, ...
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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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nc command can't lookup DNS name

I have lots of clients need to check if the port is opened on remote server. I use nc command to do this job, however it always give out DNS lookup failure, but I can successfully find the DNS record ...