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How to breakout Reverse DNS Zones

I've inherited a Windows network with Windows server based DNS and there are issues, such as not being able to update PTR records, etc. So, I am at a branch office with our own AD domain and DNS on ...
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Windows 95/XP/7 Nameserver File Location [closed]

Where is the Windows version of the Linux file resolv.conf? I'm currently trying to do a reverse DNS lookup on all ips in the local subnet. My code takes in resolv.conf on Linux to do the reverse ...
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How to use the hosts file to make google.com resolve to bing.com on a single machine

I am having a little trouble understanding how to manipulate the hosts file. I am using IIS 7.5 and Windows Server 2008 RC2. How can I make any requests from my machine to google.com resolve to ...
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Create PTR Records from Existing A Records (Windows DNS)

I am migrating DNS zones (both forward and reverse) from Bind to Windows DNS. The reverse entries in the existing Bind server have not been maintained all that well for the static zones and I would ...
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What's the command-line utility in Windows to do a reverse DNS look-up?

Is there a built-in command line tool that will do reverse DNS look-ups in Windows? I.e., something like <toolname> w.x.y.z => mycomputername I've tried: nslookup: seems to be forward ...
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DNS Server Configuration problem , PTR records

Hi I have a server that using Windows server 2003 , and Microsoft DNS Server. I have a problem on my DNS setting ERROR: No reverse DNS (PTR) entries. The problem MX records are: ...
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What's the reverse DNS command line utility?

What's the command to find the name of a computer given its IP address? I always forget what this command is, but I know it exists in Windows and I assume it exists on the *nix command-line.