can nslookup but not ping

Barry Finkel b19141 at
Mon Oct 14 15:07:17 UTC 2002

David Busby <busby at> replied to a posting, in part:

># nslookup [fqdn]
> ...
>Are you using the W2K machine as a DNS server?  You should setup a 
>scheduled task to stop and restart that service about every two weeks, 
>seems to be some odd bug that performance degrades, no MS bug tho ;)

I do not have to stop/restart my W2k DNS server periodically.
The last time mt DNS Service was restarted was September 04, when we
rebooted the DC after installing a security fix.
Barry S. Finkel
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