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Windows Server 2003 in a Nutshell by Mitch Tulloch

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Name

DNS

Synopsis

Add a resource record to a zone

DNS Add a Resource Record

Clear the name server cache

DNS Clear the DNS Server Cache

Configure a name server as a caching-only name server

DNS Configure a Caching-Only Name Server

Configure a name server to forward queries it can’t resolve

DNS Configure a Forwarder

Configure DNS clients to use static addresses

DNS Configure DNS Clients Clients Using Static Addresses

Configure DNS clients to use DHCP

DNS Configure DNS Clients Clients Using DHCP

Configure scavenging of stale resource records

DNS Configure Scavenging

Convert a zone from primary to secondary

DNS Convert a Zone

Configure zone transfer between name servers

DNS Configure Zone Transfer/Replication

Create a forward lookup zone

DNS Create a Forward Lookup Zone

Create a reverse lookup zone

DNS Create a Reverse Lookup Zone

Create a subdomain

DNS Create a Subdomain

Display the contents of the resolver cache

DNS View the Resolver Cache

ipconfig /displaydns

Display the hostname of the local machine

hostname

Enable a zone to be automatically updated using dynamic updates

DNS Enable Dynamic Updates

Flush the contents of the resolver cache

DNS Flush the Resolver Cache

ipconfig /flushdns

Force a DNS client to reregister its hostname with name servers

ipconfig /registerdns

Force updating a secondary zone from a master name server

DNS Force Zone Transfer/Replication

Force writing DNS updates to zone files

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