Udating windows dns trigger updating
A new window will pop up to specify the IP address or DNS name of the server to copy the Root Hints from.To get a reliable source, go to the root server’s website and search for a IP address here.Had to troubleshoot a workstation hogging bandwidth.Using Netflow, I could see the ip address of the offender but couldnt see the hostname of the computer/workstation that was the offender.
However, the DNS servers do not seem to be able to resolve the address.
``So what if my host leaks a few packets to the global Internet? '' The reason is that inconsistent configuration between your home hosts and your local DNS servers can, and often does, cause leakage of DNS updates for private IP addresses to the global Internet.
This leakage causes the following problems: Unfortunately, most users have no knowledge of their own misbehaving hosts broadcasting private information to the world.
Right click on the server, some networks can have listed more DNS Servers, where you want to update the Root Hints to open the context menu and click on Properties.
In the Properties window go to the Root Hints tab and click on Copy from Server.