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I would like to know why my secondary DNS is not showing in IPCONFIG on clients. I have made sure it is set in Scope option in DNS.

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A few options:

  1. You're on a computer where the DNS is set manually while the IP address is set through DHCP. Check this first
  2. You haven't renewed your IP address. Run ipconfig /renew
  3. You've got a rogue DHCP server. Run ipconfig /all and make sure the value for DHCP server is what you expect it to be.
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It only refers to DHCPv6 IAID. DHCP enabled, but doesnt list a DHCP server...for standard v4 DHCP –  Seth Feb 22 '11 at 15:22
    
@Seth - Then you've got a static IP address set on that workstation. You can easily change that at command line by running 'netsh int ip reset c:\ipreset.log' or you can navigate the GUI to find it. –  Jason Berg Feb 22 '11 at 15:33
    
derr thanks Jason. I need a slice of "slow down" pie –  Seth Feb 22 '11 at 21:01
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The second DNS server is not going to show up until the DHCP clients renew their ip address leases. Run ipconfig/release and ipconfig/renew on one of the clients and see if it picks up the second DNS server.

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I am verifying this with my workstation, only one DNS server listed. –  Seth Feb 22 '11 at 15:23
    
@Seth - Then it's not configured correctly. –  MDMarra Feb 22 '11 at 15:33
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