I am trying to solve a network problem with a bad DNS server.
I have a primary DNS server that cannot resolve a host.
The nslookup fails.
However the secondary DNS server works - it resolves my host lookup.
I have heard mixed stories on the following.
Is the DNS protocol meant to try the first and then go to the second
if the DNS lookup can't resolve the host.
Or only if the client cannot contact the DNS server at all?
I am using a Windows 7 client - and my DNS server are
Also what would happen if they were Windows 2008 R2 DNS servers