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How to find out what DNS server it resolves to?

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I have a 2008 Windows Server. Its a DNS server. Im trying to see where I can find where this server is resolving to? I remember in 2003 I could set it to resolve to AT&T or some parent server but not sure where in 2008.
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Question by:Thomas N
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by:Michael Zehr
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you mean the forwarding Setting? Just rightclick on your Server in DNS Management and select forwarders. click Edit and add your Providers (or AT&T) Server there.
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by:Thomas N
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So I just add it in the list for all the forwarders? There is not a location to input a main forwarder. In 2003 there was a forwarder setting for "All other DNS domains" that we could put in a provider.
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by:Shahnawaz Ahmed
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Hi Thomas,

Please visit the link below once which has screenshot attached. I guess screenshots st
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by:Thomas N
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Sorry what screenshot?
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by:Shahnawaz Ahmed
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I guess screenshots steps are more easy to follow.
http://kb.k12usa.com/Knowledgebase/Setting-up-DNS-Forwarders-in-Windows
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