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LWE10355 : Howto configure a dns server address on a windows 2008 server core-installation

Symptom:

You have a windows server 2008 core server and need to configure the dns server

Cause:

none

Solution:

To change the dns settings of a server core you use the netsh command. This command has lots of parameters and has an interactive shell. e.g.

netsh interface ip set dns "LAN1" static 192.168.123.8 primary

To find the Connectionname (above LAN1) you can use the following command:

netsh interface show interface

You need to exchange the LAN1 name with the name of your interface.

Please note that this command is very powerfull, for more information use netsh /?.


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