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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dhcp ipv6 dynamic prefix delegation

I'm trying to setup Linux-based home gateway with IPv6 support. IPv4 configuration is finished and I'm using IPv4 NAT, ISC DHCP for addresses allocation, PowerDNS for local DNS setup, PDNS recursor to ...
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DNS resolution problem with OpenBSD

During boot up, messages flashed on my computer screen, among which are the following: DHCPACK from 192.168.200.1 bound to 192.168.200.12----> renewal in 432600 seconds The contents of my ...
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Removing Incorrect WINS record

So I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that I'm trying to get to run as a Domain Controller for a set of Windows machines. I've set up a Bind9 DNS and it works fine, pinging the nameserver gives the correct ...
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Need for IPTables expert, possibly with knowledge of u32 module

A customer is sending queries against DNS root-servers on my recursive DNS server. I need to block it with iptables. I tried 3 examples but it is not working. 0 0 DROP udp -- * * ...
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Raspberry pi wireless TOR access point. Open VPN doesn't connect. DNS problem

I have Raspberry pi (Raspbian) wireless TOR access point connected via ethernet cable to my local router. Everything works fine except one thing. When I want to use VPN, I'm unable to connect to my ...
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OpenVPN, resolvconf, and DNS domain resolution

While at site1, I need to connect to site2 via OpenVPN. Once connected, the OpenVPN site2 pushes a DNS nameserver and domain search options. This causes all name resolutions for site1 to fail. ...
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OpenVPN nameservers ignored by NetworkManager or whatever

I'm using Elementary OS. I've followed a dozen suggestions from different websites and nothing helps. I use OpenVPN client to connect to an office network. The company I work for has provided me the ...
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How is resolv.conf maintained when there are two network cards?

I have a Debian Wheezy VMware virtual machine guest with two network cards. One is in bridged mode and has access to the internet. The other is in host-only mode and does not. Some process, perhaps ...
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After changing network openvpn keeps querying stale dns

After changing network connection in my laptop (fedora 21) openvpn clinet is unable to resolve server address so every several seconds same line appears in logs: RESOLVE: Cannot resolve host address: ...
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Assign Special Records for specific remote clients DNSmasq

I'd like to make DNSmasq serve special records for specific remote clients (Clients from the public internet) So for example if remote host 111.111.111.111 requests www.example.com it returns 3.3.3.3 ...
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DNS works half of the time in Oracle VirtualBox and I can't even maintain /etc/hosts file

I have installed three Linuxes on same laptop and same VirtualBox and this is my success ratio with DNS: HortonWorks & CentOS. Worked for 5 minutes and never after that again. VM image ...
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How to add another domain (SOA) to my bind9 installation when domain has not been delegated yet. What are the delegation steps?

I have a bind9 installation on my Debian Wheezy install. On this install I have a DNS-server which acts as the SOA for a domain, example1.com. My name server is also on the same domain, example1.com ...
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Postfix/devcot MailServer - not receiving emails

I'm new to linux and unix in general, I've worked with a shared hosting provider over the years where everything was setup for me, including email. I'm now trying to create my own mail server in my ...
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How to configure Unbound to use DNSSEC?

I'm having a local caching DNS server: Unbound: [root@localhost /etc/unbound] cat unbound.conf server: interface: 127.0.0.1 access-control: 127.0.0.1 allow verbosity: 1 ...
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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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How to avoid curl trying IPv6 name resolution

From a docker container when I try to curl 'another container name', curl first tries to resolve the name to IPv6. This causes few seconds delay because the web server is not reachable over ipv6. I ...
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Cannot connect via ssh to server with global IP address

I have the no-ip service running on my raspberry pi, it updates the DNS (no-ip) whenever there is a change to it's IP address. I have enabled port forwarding on my router (Asus rt-n66u) ports 22 ...
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getting dnsmasq to issue different ip address for domain name when dhcp client connected

I am undertaking development of an https application (both client and server) which requires that I issue myself a certificate with the domain name of the server. Lets say its test.example.com and I ...
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Choosing right resolver for certain domain

I'ts possible to let resolver to select a specific resolv for particular domain? For example i have, in my resolv: search www.huaweimobilewifi.com mycompany.domain nameserver 192.168.8.1 <- my ...
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Split-horizon on DNSMasq?

Is it possible to perform Split-horizon with DNSMasq? I've googled and it seems like it is only possible with Bind9, any advice would be much appericated
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Remove permanent redirect and clean DNS

I am experiencing "Server not found" errors since I did the following, in my server I had this domain structure: example.com -> permanent redirection to app.example.com app.example.com I removed ...
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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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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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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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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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Can not reach local DNS server for local dot domain subzones because firewall returns gateway IP

I have pfSense inline between my cable modem and my switch, on pfSense I have a NAT port forward on 53 to my local DNS server which I want to serve local subzones to the LAN with. Right now when I dig ...
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how to troubleshoot domain name before re-pointing Nameservers

suppose I have a site: awesomefootball.com hosted on a Linux server with db etc.. For testing, I know how to pull a copy to my MacBook and set up /etc/hosts file to let me test at ...
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connman connections extremely flaky and slow

I'm trying to configure my system to be able to connect via either ethernet or wifi with connman. I was able to hotplug my ethernet with systemctl restart dhcpcd.service previously, but I'd like to ...
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DNS suddenly stops working for a particular network on a particular machine, DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG

I'm staying somewhere for a while where there are two wifi networks. One's mediocre, one sucks. The mediocre one worked fine on my HP machine with a Realtek card running Mint for several days. ...
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Adding a Wildcard to PowerDNS

Ok, first, full disclosure: I'm a total noob at this and could be going about it all wrong. I'm trying to use a server on my network (in this test case a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian) as the DNS ...
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openwrt: dns resolving error from wifi connected devices

I am not sure what have I messed up, but I cannot resolve other pc's in my local network from the wifi-connected devices (laptops and cell phones). I have a separate tower-pc that acts as a dns and ...
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centos virtual machine not registering with intranet dns server

When I am creating a Ubuntu virtual machine on virtual box it automatically registered with DNS server in my intranet network, it has both intranet IP and domain name. When creating CentOS virtual ...
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Forwarding DNS traffic for specific domain

I'm trying to control which IP address I use for DNS based on the domain string. I'm on Fedora with firewalld and have tried the command: firewall-cmd --direct --add-rule ipv4 filter PREROUTING 0 -t ...
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lynx domain shows 404 error when running from localhost

I have a strange problem and I don't know where I have to take a look to fix the issue. I am running the command lynx https://example.com/index.php from the server where the website is hosted on and ...
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Postfix unable to send mail from mydomain only

My domain DNS is served by the domain registrar. I am able to send mail successfully from any address with postfix but not from mydomain.com From this machine - I only want to be able to send mail. ...
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rndc addzone failed: not found

I installed bin 9.8.4 (default) on Debian Wheezy. after configuration I tried to add a slave zone with the following command: rndc addzone test.zone '{ type slave; file "test.zone"; masters { ...
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Deliver emails outside network, from a server behind router DNS and port forwarding

I've been trying to configure webserver to deliver emails outside the local network. Server is connected directly to the router and relay on its DNS service, and one of that online service for resolve ...
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Getting Samba 4.1's “internal DNS” to update hostnames from dhcpd

Samba 4 comes with its own "internal DNS" which can be used rather than BIND. Since Samba 4's main new feature is AD replacement, I would figure that its DNS would function similarly to Windows ...
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How can I use an ACL in BIND to forward requests per zone selectively?

I have some zones declared internally as forwards to another DNS, but there is a hefty amount of IP space we do not want to be forwarded in this manner for these zones. These forwards are for very ...
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centos 6, hostname won't resolve, dns issue, loop detected

I've searched everywhere and tried all the suggestions that I've seen, but I just can't get this to work now (it was working before). This is the first time I've ever installed a test server that I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Configuring Dynamic DNS on CentOS 7 without dhcpd service

I have a CentOS server on which I configured DNS but it doesn't serve as a DHCP sever, since I have a d-link router which serves as such (DHCP is enabled on it). Is there a way I can configure Dynamic ...
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use ufw to block all incoming/outgoing domain requests except my chosen one

I'm trying to allow port 53/udp to query ONLY to google's 8.8.8.8 and listen from it. I don't want my PC to accept offers from any other DNS. I'm testing this theory by connecting my PC DIRECTLY to ...
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Openvpn clients discovery through dns

I have got an openvpn server in germany and various Linux centos clients connecting to him. The first and difficult thing that I'm noticing, is the impossibility to have got resolv.conf updated by ...
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Parrot DNS configuration? Debian

I'm running Parrot 2.2. kernel linux 4.3.3-parrot-amd64 MATE 1.8.1 Cable plugged in and appears to be connected. I pinged google.com and term said ping: unknown host google.com My buddy told me to ...
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`getaddrinfo`: what specifies its data source in the POSIX standard?

I wanted to check getaddrinfo is expected to use Unbound when it's installed. Unless I overlooked something in this specification, it does not refer to any data sources it is required to check: ex. no ...
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DNS problem with ipv6 on centos6

I have a couple of open-stack instances that communicates with github.com. When any of these machines reboots , the file /etc/resolv.conf gets the ipv6 addresses of my DNS servers. Everything still ...