mulitple dns server problem in Windows 2000

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Mon Mar 26 19:59:57 UTC 2001

David Curwin wrote:

> We have a Windows NT network with a number of Windows 2000 workstations and
> servers.  Our DHCP server gives 3 DNS servers to clients. The first one is a
> UNIX DNS server that is is in our own network. The second two are the DNS
> servers of our ISP. The UNIX DNS server points to the ISP DNS server, and
> only holds records for a number of machines inside our own network.

You shouldn't mix nameservers, which give different answers to DNS queries, in
the same resolver configuration. That leads to inconsistent query behavior.

- Kevin

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