Join Sean Colins for an in-depth discussion in this video Troubleshooting DNS with tools, part of Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard: DNS and Network Services.
When we start talking about troubleshooting DNS with tools, we're going to start…here on the client system.…We'll move over to the server and then we'll come back here to the client.…We're going to move around a bit.…So you'll see Apple Remote Desktop in the middle here.…Once you've analyzed your DNS file on your server, you really should move on to…checking hardware and network settings if things still aren't working correctly,…both on the server and the client.…Then to testing or altering aspects of DNS with several helpful tools.…The first step in all of this after you've gone through all these steps looking…at files that we did in the previous movie, is you should look at your hardware…and your networking.…
Now this is the "is it plugged in"? question really.…You're going to look at your System Preferences here.…We're going to go to networking.…If your DNS Server isn't entered correctly here on the client, it's not going to work.…Same thing is true on the server by the way.…If it's not the correct number, then DNS resolution won't function because it's…
- Deploying, troubleshooting, and understanding OS X 10.6 DNS server
- Understanding and configuring OS X and OS X Server-based firewalls
- Fixing server- and client-side firewalls
- Configuring and troubleshooting DHCP
- Setting up and troubleshooting a VPN server