Restore server default preferences
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
To restore server default preferences
In the console tree, right-click the applicable DNS server, and then click Properties.
Click the Advanced tab.
Click Reset to Default, and then click OK.
To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. If the computer is joined to a domain, members of the Domain Admins group might be able to perform this procedure. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure.
To open DNS, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click DNS.
Clicking Reset to Default configures the DNS server with the initial configuration it had following installation. These setting are displayed in the table below.
Fail on load if bad zone data
Enable round robin
Enable netmask ordering
Secure cache against pollution
Load zone data on startup
From Active Directory and registry
Enable automatic scavenging of stale records
Information about functional differences
Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.