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Nslookup Same resolve for external address'

Why is it whenever I do an nslookup externally I get the same address?
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zyanj
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zyanj
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pakitlossCommented:
Do you mean you always look up off the same name servers? I am not sure of your question. Can you give more details?
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zyanjAuthor Commented:
if I do an nslookup on say abc.com ; 123.com etc I always get the same result with MYDOMAIN.com.

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    abc.com.MYDOMAIN.com
Address:  72.51.27.51

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    123.com.MYDOMAIN.com
Address:  72.51.27.51
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thur6165Commented:
In tcp/ip properties -> advanced -> under dns tab you probably have "append dns suffixes in this order" set.
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Steve KnightIT ConsultancyCommented:
And in such circumstances, in nslookup you should add a period to the end of the domain name, i.e.

nslookup
abc.com.
exit

Steve
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Steve KnightIT ConsultancyCommented:
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/nslookup.mspx?mfr=true

"Remarks
• If ComputerToFind is an IP address and the query is for an A or PTR resource record type, the name of the computer is returned. If ComputerToFind is a name and does not have a trailing period, the default DNS domain name is appended to the name. This behavior depends on the state of the following set subcommands: domain, srchlist, defname, and search. "
 
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zyanjAuthor Commented:
thanks
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