Nslookup when using name of server only (not FQDN), brings up no records. DNS entry?
Posted on 2013-06-28
We have a multiple domain environment. I am doing an nslookup from my PC which is on the 'UK.FC.LOCAL' domain for a server called 'fcdcxi1' which is on the 'Matches.com' domain.
If I nslookup the name 'fcdcxi1' from my PC, it comes up with no records. If I log onto the server which has the forward lookup zones (i.e. the primary DNS server for Matches.com) and I do an nslookup, then it comes up instantly with the records and IP address.
If I log onto the DNS server that hosts the 'UK.FC.LOCAL' domain (i.e. the one my PC is on) and I do an nslookup, then it comes up with no entries again (same as my PC). Even though in the DNS of this server, the zone for 'matches.com' is loaded and it consists of the same details as the one for 'Matches.com'. So I don't know what entries or what else to do.
We do have multiple DNS servers across the network. But I don't know whether there's a setting that needs to be changed on the 'UK.FC.LOCAL' domain DNS servers?