You have been given the task of configuring a new DNS server and giving it a static IP address. The network uses DHCP which is configured to assign IP addresses in the range . The network has a subnet range of 192.168.0- with a CIDR notation of You assign the new DNS server a static IP of as requested by your supervisor. When testing the new DNS server you are unable to contact it on port 53. Given all of this information, what is most likely the issue?

  • Firewall blocking port 53
  • Conflicting IP assignments for
  • DNS forwarding needs to be enabled on the switch
  • DHCP and DNS are incompatible

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