dns in dhcp

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Fri Apr 24 14:58:45 UTC 2009

Adalberto wrote:

>What I really want to know was, if a Windows machine that can not 
>connect to server dns 150.161.xy, he will use the next dns 
>150.161.qz automatically?

I believe so - I believe the default action is that it will attempt 
to use the first server in the list, and when it find it doesn't 
respond, it will put it to the bottom of it's list.

BUT, why give a client a server it can't reach ? That's just inviting trouble.

Or is this more a question of "what happens if the server at 
150.161.xy goes down ?"

Simon Hobson

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