RRType HINFO or ISDN Are Not Added When You Use the Dnscmd.exe Tool

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When you use the Dnscmd.exe tool, RRType HINFO or ISDN are not added.

For example, if you type dnscmd . /recordadd test.com @ HINFO cpu os at a command prompt, and then press ENTER, you may receive the following error message:
Command failed: DNS_ERROR_ZONE_DOES_NOT_EXIST 9601 (00002581)


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time    Version        Size    File name   Platform
   04/17/00  10:34p  5.0.2195.2044  84,752  Dnscmd.exe  Intel


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


HINFO RRType takes two string parameters, as defined in the Request For Comments (RFC) 883 specification. For more information about the RFC 883 specification, view the following RFC Web site:


Article ID: 259887 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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