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Default IP address for undefined hosts in specific domain and the subordinates

Posted on 2004-10-24
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hi experts,

is it possible to configure the built-in DNS server of W2K3 to automatically retrun a default IP address for all the unassigned or undefined hosts under a specific domain and its subordinate domains?

for example, the specific domain name is abc.com, which is to be managed by a W2K3's DNS server, host "www.abc.com" has its A record, points to 1.2.3.4. i want the DNS server to resolve all other FQDNs under abc.com, like the follows, to the specific IP address such as 127.0.0.1:

abc.com
test.abc.com
server.support.abc.com
download.beta.products.abc.com

if it is possible, please show me how to do it. :)

i appreciate any kind of comment.

regards,
bbao
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Question by:Bing CISM / CISSP
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    try this:
    dnscmd dnsservername /recordadd abc.com * A 127.0.0.1
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    by:WeHe
    replace "dnsservername" with the name of your DNS Server :)
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    by:Bing CISM / CISSP
    it works! thanks a lot :-D
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