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Configure a MIC card with a Static Primarary DNS IP and Alternate DNS IP from the dos prompt? I know that using the netsh command I can configure a Static IP, Subnet Mask and default gateway, but I don't know how to configure a Static Priminary DNS IP, can anyone help?

I want to be able to do this on a Server 2003 system and XP Pro systems.

Below is the command I used to configure the Static IP from dos:
netsh>interface ip set address name ="Local Area Connection" static 168.1.1.25 255.255.255.0 168.1.1.1
I would think that there is a similiar way to do this for a Static DNS ip also?

Thank you,
DSterling
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To define the first DNS server:
netsh interface ip set dns "Local Area Connection" static 1.2.3.4
To define additional DNS servers:
netsh interface ip add dns "Local Area Connection" 1.2.3.5
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1.netsh
2.interface ip add dns "local area connection" <IP address of a DNS server>
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The command is
Netsh interface ip add DNS 1.2.3.4
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interface ip add dns "local area connection"  worked great, I could not add an alternate with it, but thats fine for now.  All answers given would work
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