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Scavenge stale resource records


December 8, 2009  2:09 AM

DNS Scavenging

Posted by: Nathan Simon
DNS, dns cleanup, dns cleanup utility, DNS Scavenging, dNSTombstone, kb, microsoft, Scavenge stale resource records, Server 2000, server 2003, Server 2008

I was rummaging around one of my clients servers when I noticed multiple host records pointing to the same IP address, this can get confusing if left long enough, so Microsoft has DNS Scavenging to help clean up that mess. With Scavenging enabled, when a record becomes a certain age, it gets purged...


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