DNS Client Service Health Monitor

Operational States

Name State Description
Service Not Running Error DNS Client Service Not Running
Service Running Success DNS Client Service Running

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Alert only if service startup type is automatic   This may only be set to 'true' or 'false'. If set to 'false', then alerts will be triggered no matter what the startup type is set to. Default is 'true'.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
Service Not Running (Error) DNS Client Service Stopped Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
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Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

The DNS Client service resolves and caches Domain Name System (DNS) names. If this service is stopped, a computer will not be able to resolve DNS names and locate Active Directory domain controllers.

Causes

A service can stop for many reasons, including:

  • The service was stopped by an Administrator.

  • The service encountered an exception that stopped the service.

  • The service was improperly configured, which prevented it from starting.

  • The service was prevented from starting because the user account assigned to the service could not be authenticated.

Resolutions

The service can be restarted using the Computer Management Console Task:

Start Computer Management Console

External References
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