[How to] Update Root Hints on DNS Servers

[How to] Update Root Hints on DNS Servers

The authoritative name servers that serve the DNS root zone, commonly known as the “root servers“, are a network of hundreds of servers in many countries around the world. The 13 root name servers are operated by 12 independent organizations. Sometimes the IPv4 and/or IPv6 addresses are changed or are added to the list. Thus a good practice is to update your DNS Server Root Hints occasionally.¬†For this blog post the screenshots are taken from a DNS Server running on Windows Server 2008 R2, but for Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2 there are…

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