Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Connect to DNS server error

If you are unable to connect to dns server using DNSManager wizard. Then check the
Assume your DNS server name is dnsserver.child.mydns.

1. First check, the dnsserver.child.mydns is pingable.
i.e run the command ping dnsserver.child.mydns on command prompt.
2. If ping fails then try pinging just the machine name without dns suffixes.
ping dnsserver
3. if step 2 fails, then check DNS server settings have DNS server pointing to DNS Server IP.

4. Check the DNS server has proper IP. i.e no or auto ip 169.254.*.* ips


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