Parsing Windows 2008 DNS Debug Logs
Parsing Windows DNS logs can be a challenge. If your server runs post-2012 software, you are probably good as the output is formatted into Windows event logs. However, if you're up against an earlier version than Microsoft Server 2012 r2, then the output in plaintext log files is challenging to make sense of both for humans (developers) and machines. Here's how to parse Windows 2008 DNS debug logs quickly with SpectX.