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Active Directory DNS probelm

I have following scenario. Windows 2008 R2 base Active Directory DC (DC1), which is hosting DNS+ DHCP too. (previously it was on windows 2003 32bit, i migrated it last year on 2008 r2 64bit). Also ...
2
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1answer
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How to restrict the TCP listening address of a Windows 2003 AD DNS server

I have a Windows 2003 AD integrated DNS server which I want to listen for DNS traffic on adapter IP addresses only. I have followed the steps in the technet article, however. After I complete them ...
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1answer
41 views

Setting up DNS forward zone when AD domain name is a subdomain [closed]

I'm in high school and want to learn about system administration, so I set up a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller in a lab and created the domain ad.foo.com. I own foo.com and the domain ...
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“The zone can be scavenged after” keeps incrementing

What are you trying to do? I'm trying to enable DNS scavenging on a DNS zone that has about a hundred stale DNS records. What have you tried in order to make it happen? I setup DNS Scavenging per ...
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0answers
41 views

Event ID 4013 DNS-Server-Service on Network with Only One Domain Controller/DNS/etc

I'm consulting for a small business that has a single server that handles DC, DNS, DHCP, etc. roles. It is giving the following error with some regularity: 4013 DNS-Server-Service The DNS server ...
3
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1answer
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windows 2008 always keep local dns in first

I have a windows 2008 system and it always keep ::1 in first of the dns setting. I can see the following in "ipconfig /all": DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . : ::1 ...
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2answers
93 views

How to have your DNS servers forward queries for internet names

I have 2 Domain Controllers / DNS servers on Windows 2012, their IPs are 10.0.1.10 and 10.0.1.11 Another server acts as the DHCP server for clients, and sets their primary and secondary DNS to the IP ...
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0answers
39 views

Windows 2012 Master & Ubuntu Bind 9 Slave & SOA

I'm kinda like the maid... I don't do Windows. But thanks to new things we're implementing, I'm now attempting replicating a single zone from our AD cluster. We had this working just fine but ...
6
votes
2answers
222 views

Active Directory Integrated DNS Records Deletion by System

I have an issue where records are 'disappearing' from my primary DNS zone. The client records for these devices are static entries. The entries replicate correctly but get randomly removed. I have ...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

AD / DNS servers [duplicate]

Is DNS required to be a role on an Active Directory server? Is it possible to run 2 servers that support DNS only and 2 for Active Directory? Or is AD required to be on a machine that runs DNS.
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How to find which machines are configured for specific DNS server?

We are currently removing ancient DC's from our domain so we can upgrade and I ran into an issue the last time one was removed. We had a few old UNIX machines that were pointing to a certain DNS ...
5
votes
3answers
150 views

new DNS zone with Forward to external DNS

I have read DNS and Forward Lookup Zones but I did not fing the aswer there. I have Microsoft Domain with Active directory server , and DNS server for internal use. My local domain called ...
3
votes
3answers
205 views

Active Directory - List ISP DNS servers as Forwarders?

Background: I have a relatively small Active Directory domain (Windows 2003 Functional level) with two domain controllers, both running DNS servers. They are the primary and secondary DNS servers ...
3
votes
2answers
215 views

My AD domain and DNS domain names are the same. Can this be resolved with SRV secords?

My company has a website with the domain name of acme.com. It also used acme.com as the AD domain name. External DNS is set up properly. Internal DNS has to resolve to the DC, for obvious reasons. As ...
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1answer
67 views

Some computers in my subnet do not recognize names of other pc's

I have two subnets: 192.168.0.1-255 192.168.50.1-255 Ewerything works via VPN (because physically computer from both subnets are in different locations). We also have active directory. Now, the ...
4
votes
2answers
155 views

Can I set up conditional forwarding for a parent DNS zone?

If my domain is ds.usepowershell.com, can I set up a conditional forwarder for usepowershell.com and not redirect my internal queries (since technically, ds.usepowershell.com is a subdomain of ...
3
votes
2answers
128 views

How Active Directory Dynamic DNS updates works behind the scenes?

I've looked through the AD documentation and I was not able to find any conclusive answer to this question. It's plain simple, but hard enough to be answered. How DDNS of AD works behind the scenes? ...
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1answer
195 views

Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard located in our DMZ has problems with connection to RoDC

We had an environment with multiple 2008 R2 DC:s in our internal LAN and a 2008 R2 RoDC:s in our DMZ. We set up 2008 R2 servers in our DMZ and joined them to the domain using DJOIN. Everything ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

Domain Controller's DNS NIC configuration [duplicate]

I've seen conflicting information on this online, but say you have an environment with two domain controllers: one Forest, one Site, one Domain; simple as it gets. How should each domain controller's ...
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0answers
15 views

Using existing/active Domain Name for Active Directory Domain Name [duplicate]

I have an active domain name: example.com - registered and hosted with a web hosting provider. Can I use example.com as my active directory domain name? Are there any documentations covering this ...
1
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1answer
171 views

Exchange 2013 really slow outside of localhost

We've got a 12 core xeon, 24GB of ram 2012 server. We've recently migrated from exchange 2010 (which was on another server) to exchange 2013 which resides on our new 12 core server. Accessing the OWA ...
2
votes
2answers
136 views

Have net ads join create a PTR record

When using the net ads join command to join a Linux host (CentOS 6.5) to a domain (Windows Server 2008 DCs), an A record is created but not a corresponding PTR record. Is it possible to have the PTR ...
3
votes
1answer
199 views

How should DNS be configured for remote VPN access to a Windows Domain?

Suppose you have a small windows domain configured as follows: domain name is ad.example.com (as per these guidelines) DC1 is at 10.10.10.3 DC2 is at 10.10.10.4 DC1 and DC2 are running the ...
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2answers
101 views

Is DNS included in the “Active Directory Domain Services”?

If someone tells me that the "Active Directory Domain Services" role is installed on a Windows server, does that mean that the DNS role is also installed? What software is part of the Active Directory ...
2
votes
2answers
130 views

DNS Search Order

I have 4 domain controllers in a Win2008 AD domain. All 4 DCs are in my main site and are running the DNS services. Does the logonserver of a client determine the DNS server it will query first? Or, ...
4
votes
3answers
467 views

In Active Directory, what is the relation between IP, MAC, and OS?

I have one machine on which I want to run 2 different OSs, dual boot between Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012R2 (or others). I want to keep the same computer name, the same IP address, and the same MAC ...
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votes
1answer
194 views

DNS Record - CHange Current Owenership using Powershell

In DNS I have some computers in the list where the current owner no longer exist so you see the sid info as the Current Owner. I like to change this to the machine_name$. Anyone know how to do this ...
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votes
1answer
100 views

Change Active Directory DNS replication from Domain level to Forest

Currently I have an active directory running on windows server 2008 with integrated DNS. The DNS Zone files are set to be replicated Domain wide for one of our domains. I want to change it to being ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

Active Directory DNS not resolving ANY queries

I'm experiencing some weird behaviour with our AD Dns resolver. Our Windows network uses the AD as it's DNS resolver, which then in turn resolves queries like Google.com and so on. All fine and dandy ...
3
votes
3answers
236 views

How to combine Active Directory with Split-Horizon DNS?

I'm in a quandary. I need to implement Split-Horizon DNS in my office based on subnet. For example: Users in 10.170.0.0/16 need to resolve "srv01.extra.company.com" to 10.170.0.5 10.25.0.170 Users ...
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votes
1answer
101 views

Building a Windows Server 2008 R2 (DNS, DHCP, AD, etc…) [closed]

I'm looking forward to build my own Windows Server 2008 R2 machine for a company that is in the process of establishment. I have some questions regarding the Windows Server. I'm pretty new to it .. I ...
2
votes
1answer
866 views

Unable to join Fedora 20 machine to Active Directory with realmd

I don't know a lot about Active Directory, but I have some basic knowledge of what it does. I have been trying to join a Fedora 20 machine to the domain, and have been having some issues. I ran the ...
12
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1answer
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What is an open DNS resolver, and how can I protect my server from being misused by hackers?

I don't have the strongest background in computer security, but yesterday one of my company servers was shut down by our host. It's a server assigned a public IP where I host several web-service ...
2
votes
1answer
161 views

Cannot add Conditional Forwarder in Active Directory

Right now, I have three forests I'm trying to create trusts between. Let's call them hopelessn00b.local, hopelessn00b.com and internal.hopelessn00b.com. I got trusts configured between ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Can I have a machine in a DNS subdomain, but Active Directory main domain?

I've just started virtualising some Linux servers, and want them to have DNS names like this: name.vm.company.internal Our DNS is hosted on Windows 2003 Active Directory, so most machines are ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Active Directory Integrated DNS Domain Controller

In one forest, I have a Windows 2003 AD Integrated DNS as my primary DC. I then configured an additional DC on the same forest with it being AD Integrated DNS as well. My thinking is that on my ...
15
votes
3answers
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Naming a new Active Directory forest - why is split-horizon DNS not recommended?

Hopefully, we all know what the recommendations for naming an Active Directory forest are, and they're pretty simple. Namely, it can be summed up in a single sentence. Use a subdomain of an ...
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votes
1answer
240 views

DNS Server Related Query [closed]

In setting up an Active Directory domain controller, I have been asked the following question, and I'm unsure how to answer it. I was wondering if someone could help me? "By default, the wizard ...
0
votes
2answers
331 views

Reverse Lookup Zones With Multiple Active Directory Domains On The Same Subnets

I have 3 subnets, lets call them 10.10.10.1/24, 10.10.10.2/24, and 10.10.10.3/24. I also have an Active Directory Forest (all DCs/FFL/DFL @ Server 2008 R2) with 2 subdomains, we will call them ...
0
votes
3answers
119 views

Why is the secondary interface address on our AD DCs in our domain's primary DNS zone?

We have 2 hardware interfaces on our Active Directory Domain Controllers. The secondary interface should never be listed in our domain's DNS zone, but it is. This is problematic because most machines ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

Active Directory replication over VPN - DNS resolution

I have looked around whether anyone had the same issue but so far have not seen anything that would help me. I have a homelab and two VMs (Windows 2k8r2) with public IP addresses hosted in remote ...
2
votes
1answer
23 views

ACL list - SELF

OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard What do you mean by SELF in DNS Zone Security Setting. ( Access Control List ) Please see the print-screen below for more info.
4
votes
1answer
97 views

Secure and Unsecure Dynamic Update

Server Domain Controller OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Client OS - Window 7 From past 3-4 days i was trying to register some of my Client Desktop / Laptop to register their DNS entry dynamically by ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Is it standard practice to always have internal A records for an AD Domain point to GCs?

Full disclosure: I'm not an AD guy so this might pertain to something obvious. I apologize in advance if that's the case - I did try searching for prior questions regarding this. I'm installing a ...
2
votes
0answers
100 views

How can I use a Linux BIND DNS server for my Active Directory forest?

I am trying to setup an Active Directory forest that uses a Linux BIND server for DNS. The goal is that the Domain Controller (DC) to be able to make entries in the /etc/bind/db.foresta.net file from ...
3
votes
1answer
92 views

Some Hostname is not seen in DNS Manager ( Windows Server 2008 )

DC Server OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 ( Active Directory Integrated DNS Zone ) Client OS - Windows 7 I am unable to understand, why some hostname are not dynamically registered in DNS Manager. For ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Setting up DNS for Remote Access

I have Windows 2012 with the DNS/DHCP features installed. Do I need to install Active Directory and then add all my machines to the domain of local.FQDN.com for example? I can do this and still use ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Domain Controller Not Found with Two DNS Address

I'm experiencing a problem on some windows clients connecting a Domain Controller. The domain controller is 192.168.10.240 and the client have the following DNS configuration : DNS 1 : ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

DNS Resoluition of Child Domain Workstation(s)

I have three domain controllers: DC-01 = CORP.LOCAL DC-02 = A.CORP.LOCAL DC-03 = B.CORP.LOCAL All three have replication set to All DNS servers in the forest and I can see all three zones in each ...
3
votes
0answers
211 views

Branch office & DNS

We've got a branch office with no on-site services at the moment and we'd like to change that. The biggest goal is to setup some file servers but faster log ons and DNS resolutions will be welcome as ...