Disable Automatic Cache Updates in NT's DNS Server

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Disable Automatic Cache Updates in NT's DNS Server
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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This value disables that automatic cache updated from the DNS root servers. Useful when there is a problem with the root servers, or if you wish to completely control DNS updates.
1. Open Regedit, find the key below.
2. Change the value of "AutoCacheUpdate" = "00000000" to disable, if it doesn't exist create a new DWORD value.
3. Exit RegEdit and Reboot.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DNS\Parameters]
Value Name: AutoCacheUpdate
Data Type: REG_DWORD

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