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DNS and Nslookup Problem

By capbauer ·
Here's my problem. When I run Nslookup on my Windows XP machines it comes back with the following:

*** Can't find server name for address Non-existent domain
Default Server:

Basically, its not finding my DNS server and defaulting to a server that is used when using a VPN connections. How can I fix this to default to my DNS server ( and why can't it find the server name for

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DNS server

by BFilmFan In reply to DNS and Nslookup Problem

Is the server authoritative for the domain?

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Is the server authoritative for the domain?

by capbauer In reply to DNS server

If you mean it is my Domain Controller then yes. Not to sure what you mean by "authoritive". This server does have DNS installed on it.

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Reverse Lookup Zone

by DPDTech In reply to DNS and Nslookup Problem

Do you have a Reverse Lookup Zone configured, and does it have entries for your DNS server(s)? If not, set them up and see if your problem goes away.

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Definately Reverse Lookup

by elvinj.ej In reply to Reverse Lookup Zone

Hi guys,
Just to let you know that this case of mine which is similler to this one had been resolve by using this step. Thanks.

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