A snap-in for the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) in Microsoft Windows 2000 that enables administrators to manage Windows 2000 Servers running as DNS servers. You can use the DNS console to:
Graphic D-33. DNS console.
Windows 2000 Server includes a new command-line utility, dnscmd, which can be used for managing certain aspects of DNS servers. This utility can be run from the command prompt or scripted into batch files to automate certain aspects of DNS administration. To use this command you must install the Windows 2000 Support Tools from the \Support\Tools folder on the Windows 2000 product CD. Type dnscmd /? to see the syntax for this command.