Microsoft Windows DNS Server Management Pack Guide

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This guide provides information about the Microsoft Windows DNS Server Management Pack, including monitoring scenarios, deployment steps, operations tasks, and reference content.
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    DNS MP Guide.exe

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      Microsoft® Windows Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical service for locating computers and other services on the network. The availability of DNS and the integrity of its data is critical to network operations. The DNS Management Pack monitors DNS service availability, configuration issues, and DNS zone transfer issues. Additionally, this Management Pack collects performance data that can be used for capacity planning. By correlating the request rate supported by DNS and the resulting response and resource consumption, administrators can anticipate capacity issues and bring additional DNS servers online before users are negatively affected.
      This guide was developed with the September, 2004 version of the DNS Management Pack. Ensure that you are using the most recent version of the Management Pack by going to (
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    Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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