troubleshooting Question

First NSLookup always times out

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I have a training environment which consists of 1 physical 2008 R2 Server running AD, DNS, DHCP and Hyper V. On Hyper V I have 2 other DCs (2008 R2) which are also running DNS.

When I use nslookup to look up an internet address the first attempt always times out. When I run nslookup again, it resolves correctly. The behaviour is the same from all servers and clients:


DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.
DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.
*** Request to timed-out


Non-authoritative answer:

btraining,, is set by DCHP as the primary DNS and it's own IP address is set for DNS in tcp/ip properties. The problem is the same when using one of the other servers. At the moment I have to refresh web pages to get them to display, as the first lookup always times out.

Can anyone suggest the cause of this problem?

Thanks for your help
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