Import-DnsServerRootHint

Copies root hints from a DNS server.

Syntax

Import-DnsServerRootHint
      [-NameServer] <String>
      [-AsJob]
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String>]
      [-PassThru]
      [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-WhatIf]

Description

The Import-DnsServerRootHint cmdlet copies root hints from a DNS server. The root hints that you copy will not overwrite any existing root hints.

Examples

Example 1: Copy root hints by using an IP address

PS C:\> Import-DnsServerRootHint -NameServer "172.23.90.136" -PassThru -Verbose

This command copies root hints from the DNS server that has the IP address 172.23.90.136.

Example 2: Copy root hints by using a DNS server name

PS C:\>Import-DnsServerRootHint -NameServer "dept01.server01.contoso.com" -PassThru

This command copies root hints from the DNS server that is named dept01.server01.contoso.com.

Required Parameters

-NameServer

Specifies a DNS name server.

Type:String
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

ps_cimcommon_asjob

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227967 or Get-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227966 cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies a remote DNS server. You can specify an IP address or any value that resolves to an IP address, such as a fully qualified domain name (FQDN), host name, or NETBIOS name.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#DnsServerRootHint[]