Friday, January 30, 2009

Set ForwardingTimeout using dnscmd command

The following show on how to set ForwardingTimeout using dnscmd.exe

1. To set forwarding timeout to default value run

dnscmd.exe /config /ForwardingTimeout

The above sets the forwarding timeout to 0 Secs in windows 2003(however through UI is sets minimum of 1 seccs) and 3 in windows 2008.
To verify the forwardingtimeout, run

dnscmd /info /ForwardingTimeout

2. To set forwarding timeout to a specific value say 10 seconds, then run

dnscmd.exe /config /ForwardingTimeout 10


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