Find all Domain Controllers

If you need to list all the Domain Controllers in your environment and their GUIDs, this DNS lookup can provide it all.

Need to list all the Domain Controllers (DC) in your environment and their GUIDs? One DNS lookup can provide it...

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In a command prompt window, call up an interactive nslookup session. At the nslookup prompt issue the command "ls -t CNAME ".

The results will be a list of all the fully qualified domain names for all Domain Controllers. For each entry, the DC's GUID will also be listed.


This was first published in November 2001

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