The following sections describe useful troubleshooting tools, provides best practices to help you avoid common errors, lists procedures to help you verify that you have correctly configured your name servers, and explains how to diagnose and solve common DNS problems.

Troubleshooting Tools

Windows 2000 provides many tools that can help you diagnose and solve problems with DNS. This section discusses the following tools:

Nslookup You can use Nslookup to perform DNS queries and to examine the contents of zone files on local and remote servers.

Ipconfig You can use Ipconfig to view DNS client settings, display and flush the resolver cache, and force a dynamic update client to register its DNS records.

Event Viewer You can use Event ...

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