Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


Enabling DNS debugging on Windows Server

Enable DNS debugging on Windows Server to collect information that the DNS server sends and receives.

The DNS role must be installed on the Windows Server.
  1. Open the DNS Manager by typing the following command:
  2. Right-click the DNS server and click Properties.
  3. Click the Debug Logging tab.
  4. Select Log packets for debugging.
  5. Enter the File path and name, and Maximum size.

    The File path and name, need to align with the Root Directory and File Pattern you provided when you configured the Microsoft DNS source.

  6. Click Apply and OK.