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DNS – Dig commands

Forward lookup asking server 8.8.8.8 dig @8.8.8.8 powerkb.se Forward lookup with minimal answer dig powerkb.se +noall +answer SOA lookup dig powerkb.se SOA NS lookup dig powerkb.se NS DNS trace dig powerkb.se +trace Reference Usage: dig [@global-server] [domain] [q-type] [q-class] {q-opt} … Continue reading

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Enabling Cifs share via alias/cname in DNS

By default it is not possible to access a Windows cifs share via a DNS alias/cname. This is due to something called  Strict Name Checking You can disable this by adding the following key to registry HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\LanmanServer\Parameters DWORD – DisableStrictNameChecking … Continue reading

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