How Do I Setup A Primary And Secondary DNS?

How do I make my primary DNS secondary?

Setting a secondary DNS server as primary results in errors.

  • Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
  • Move to, locate the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Dns\Zones\< zonename >, where < zonename> is the domain (e.g. savilltech.com)
  • Double click on the TYPE value and change from 2 to 1.
  • Close the registry editor.

What is primary and secondary DNS server?

Primary / Secondary DNS

They are name server computers where the record of your domain name is stored. The information on both servers is identical. The two DNS values are usually configured by your ISP or hosting provider and given to you as a very important part of your domain registration order details.

Can a DNS server be primary and secondary for the same zone?

Only one DNS server should be configured as primary for a zone, but you can have any number of secondary servers for redundancy. Both primary and secondary servers for a zone serve exactly the same data to clients. Because of this you could easily “simulate” a secondary server on a single computer with 2 IP addresses.

How do I change my primary DNS and Secondary DNS?

Open the Google Wifi app, go to the settings tab, then pick “networking & general.” Tap on advanced network, and then DNS. Choose “custom,” and then enter your new primary and secondary DNS addresses.