What’s your DNS?

Your computer is taking a long time to perform name resolutions when you’re browsing, so you’d like to see which DNS server is configured on your workstation. Which of these command line utilities can provide DNS configuration information?

A) sfc

B) chkdsk

C) msconfig

D) ipconfig

E) Is DNS really that important? I want a utility that grants wishes.

The answer: D) ipconfig

The ipconfig utility provides many details about the IP configuration of your computer. With ipconfig, you can view your ip address, subnet mask, DHCP server address, DNS server address, and much more.

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