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windows 2000 workstation dns problem

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Hello.. im working on this windows 2000 workstation and for some reason the dns isnt working.. the dns is setup correctly and i can ping the servers but it wont resolve ips.. any thoughts?
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Question by:logicmorph
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Hi logicmorph,

Try resetting the winsock and TCP/IP stack with this tool (created for win2k and winXP)
http://members.shaw.ca/techcd/WinsockXPFix.exe

Greetings,

LucF
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by:Pete Long
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is the problem on this machine only, or an all of them?

what happens is you issue a nslookup <servername> command where servername is a server on your network?

are you going though s firewall? (if so open ports in this order TCP53 UDP53)

is DNS running on the server (start >run >cmd >net start {enter} )

if youve done all of this (and the DNS entry in the TCP settings of the client is correct)
put in the IP of your doamin controller as the secondary DNS
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