Questions tagged [dns]

This tag should only be used when it's about configuration of DNS on an on topic network device. Any general DNS service related questions are off topic.

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Why does a NS record need a domain name, not an IP address? [closed]

I'm a beginning learner of DNS. Some days ago I built a authoritative name server. Writing zone files, I had wondered why the right side of a NS record is specified not in an IP address but in a ...
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How does Dynamic DNS know when to update IP address in the Dynamic DNS provider? [closed]

When exactly does a Dynamic DNS client update IP on the Dynamic DNS provider? Is it possible that for some short period of time (after the IP from the ISP has changed) the DNS hostname would not be ...
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How to use DDNS with scada systems that does not support domain names [closed]

We have a SCADA system that needed to pool stations via fixed IP addresses. Our station does not assign fixed IP, so we would like to use DDNS to resolve this issue. However the SCADA system does not ...
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DNS: retry and TTL values [closed]

I read some explanations on the Internet on the topic and also BIND and DNS 4th Edition chapters 4.2 (Setting Up Zone Data) and 8.4 (Changing TTLs). Still I have some doubts. A brief refresh first of ...
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Serve a different server IP to clients based on locations

I am looking for a way to server clients a different IP based on location. I'm a Casper administrator (Mac management using software by JAMF Software) and manage over 75 distribution servers globally....
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DF bit always set for DNS query response

When I tried packet capture with wireshark, I observed that the Don't fragment bit is always set for 1. all TCP packets and 2. DNS query response. I understood why it is so in case 1, here Now, my ...
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Is Reverse DNS part of the DNS protocol? [closed]

Is reverse DNS part of the DNS protocol, i.e. part of the official DNS specification? Is reverse DNS managed by standard DNS servers and a type of request that DNS servers understand and respond to, ...
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Configure DNS Table on Sonic Wall TZ205

I just installed a TZ-205 on our company network and I can not seem to find where I would add to a DNS table. On our Linksys LRT224 there is a option to add a domain name and an associated IP. Does ...
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DNS/domain not working on cisco pix 515e

I was able to pick up a pix515e for my home network, I've got it running Version 8.0(4)28 and Device manager version 6.1(3) which I think are the latest that it will support with its 64Ram/16Flash. ...
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Why does my router not reply to ARP requests? [closed]

I am trying to test the ability for an embedded system to create DNS requests and process their replies, but I'm having problems getting those replies. Physically, my embedded system (192.168.1.50) ...
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Cisco ASA VPN with split-dns on a Windows VPN client

Split DNS ostensibly allows a remote device accessing a LAN using VPN to direct DNS queries for internal domain names to internal DNS servers while queries for public domain names are directed to ...
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Local DNS server + Firewall for reporting Setup

My problem is the firewall is only recording DNS requests from my local DNS server instead of the source computer. I would like to keep using my local DNS server with External DNS servers being the ...
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Is it possible to set up (geographic) anycast on the Internet?

The top level DNS-servers use geographic anycast. Is it possible to set up geographic anycast on your own (DNS) servers on the Internet? The top level DNS-servers use geographic anycast. Is this set ...
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ASA as DNS transparent proxy

I'm trying to configure an ASA as transparent DNS proxy. This means that the ASA has to redirect all the DNS queries that violets a certain policy to a DNS server. For example in this way it is ...
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Router equipment and interface info in reverse DNS

Question about pages 17 and 18, of 49, at http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog45/presentations/Sunday/RAS_traceroute_N45.pdf It is mentioned that prefixes and numbers in DNS (when doing traceroute) ...
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Cisco ASA double NAT with DNS translation

I'm trying to set up double Auto NAT with DNS translation on Cisco ASA 9.0(3), and I'm having a few challenges with the DNS portion. I got double NAT working correctly, such that I have a server in ...
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How are the hosts in the tracert 216.81.59.173 able to use random domain names? [closed]

How are the host names in this trace route able to use random top level domains? I didn't know there was an 'Empire' or 'victory' top level domain. C:\Users\Chloe> tracert 216.81.59.173 Tracing ...
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Forcing Cisco DNS relay to send requests from behind PAT [closed]

I have a Cisco 1811 configured with PAT: interface FastEthernet0 ip address dhcp ip nat outside interface Vlan1 ip address 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.0 ip nat inside ip nat inside source ...
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DNS Doctoring / Reply Modification on Cisco 1900 series ISR

We have a Cisco 1900 ISR and have recently setup a web-server at ourdomain.com. The site works perfectly, however from the LAN we cannot use ourdomain.com to access the site, instead everyone has to ...
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Cisco IOS Forward / reverse name lookups

I want to configure our Ciscos so they can do forward DNS resolution, but not reverse DNS resolution from the CLI. R01(config)#ip domain-name domain.local R01(config)#ip name-server 10.1.1.1 R01(...
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Is it possible to get a listing of all DNS records that have a given CNAME? [closed]

Is there a way to get a listing of DNS records worldwide that contain a CNAME to a given domain, similar to how some sites provide a listing of domains related to a given IP address?
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DNS options Ironport Web security appliance

I'm running a Ironport WSA in transparent mode. In advanced proxy config - DNS Options I find the following: Find web server by: Specify how the appliance should find the location of the requested ...