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DNS update port(s)?

What ports are required for a DC (Windows 2012 R2) to be able to create / update SRV records? It doesn't appear to be working for my system(s) and I'm trying to debug the process. dcdiag /test:DNS ...
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Email messages are suddenly stuck in queue on Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP3

i am experiencing a strange issue on an Exchange Server i am responsible for. Suddenly, messages are getting stuck in the queue, with some of them being "Active" some other "Ready". I am not aware ...
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1answer
41 views

Windows Server 2008R2 Print server, access by CNAME not working

I am trying to alias my print server to \\printserver. The actual name of the server is \\fileserver1 and/or \\fileserver2. The idea is that I can switch the CNAME between each real server as ...
2
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19 views

DNS Boot Method throuth dnscmd

Through the command line on Windows Server 2008 R2, dnscmd SERVER /Config BootMethod … the source from which the DNS server gets its configuration information (is determined) [→ ...
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understanding dnscmd /statistics values

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit) I have some problems in understanding the output of the following dnscmd \\SERVER /Statistics StatIDs: 00010000 → Memory: RAM? HDD? On my test server here I ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Grant user write access to DNS Server (Win2k8)

I want to remotely manipulate DNS records via Powershell scripts and I use the following script: $zone='company.local' $dnsrecord='dummyDNSrecord.company.local' $rec=Get-WmiObject -ComputerName ...
2
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63 views

Windows Server 2008 DNS Server Down

On a Windows Server 2008 machine while trying to start the DNS Management window DNSMGMT.MSC fails with the error: "The server <Server Name> could not be contacted." “Access is denied. Would ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Windows DNS as secondary to BIND Master

Could someone please explain to me the process of setting up DNS on Windows Server 2008 as a secondary to a BIND DNS Master. The BIND master is setup and operating correctly as a Nameserver. I'm ...
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Cannot resolve by hostname only in other local namespace [closed]

We have three local namespaces: proddomain.local, testdomain.local, devdomain.local. All of our client computers in the organization are part of the proddomain.local domain. If I select "Disable ...
4
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46 views

“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 ...
3
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1answer
70 views

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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(de)activate “Fail on Load if Bad Zone Data” through Command Line

One can (de)activate "Fail on Load if Bad Zone Data" Option in Windows Server 2008 (R2) through → DNS-Server → Properties → Advanced → (un)check this option. Question: Is ...
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2answers
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How can I get a Windows client not in the domain to get dns from the DC?

I have Server 2012 as Domain controller and DNS server. Now if I have a machine joined to the domain, they get all servers names defined in dns zone. I have a Windows 7 client which is not joined to ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2008 DNS Forwarder Failover

When setting up and testing DNS forwarders I am finding that if the primary is unreachable 2008 will still try it for every query before trying the secondary. The default timeout before querying the ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Proper way to create an NS record in Windows DNS

In BIND, you create an NS record that points to an A record: labs.example.com. IN NS ns1.example.com. ns1.example.com. IN A 192.168.80.50 In Windows DNS, you are first asked to provide the Domain ...
3
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2answers
87 views

Enumerate Windows DNS Server Zone attributes via shell

I'd like to use a command-line tool to list a (primary) zone's configured secondary servers, if any. Dnscmd comes close with: dnscmd server /ZoneResetSecondaries:[list of secondaries] But, I ...
0
votes
1answer
484 views

Can ping and browse IP, FQDN, and hostname but can't browse via SMB to hostname of server

Got a strange problem where on a server 2008 machine I am trying to browse to another server 2008's shares on a different site. I can ping the server's ip address fine, I can ping the servername ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

nslookup problems when disable recusion and forwarders

I had been getting errors looking up external sites (ex. yahoo.com) using nslookup on one of my member workstations. After trying nslookup specifying our other DNS server (call it serverB), nslookup ...
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2answers
60 views

How do I forward root DNS queries for a domain while still resolving some subdomains on Server 2008?

I have a public domain, say test.com. The DNS records are stored somewhere in the cloud. However, on my Windows Server 2008 DNS servers, I want to add some internal subdomains such as sub1.test.com. ...
2
votes
2answers
149 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

getting www to appear in address bar for site hosted on vps

Hopeful I posted this on the right stackExchange. I have a site hosted on a VPS with Windows Server 2008 (not R2). When I type in www.example.com it takes me to my site but the address bar only ...
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1answer
104 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
97 views

WMI query of DNS shows a root hint that's not present in the DNS plugin.

I was writing a Powershell script for my network when I came across some alarming information in our DNS. Bear in mind we still use Powershell v2, not v3. So I have to query DNS via the Get-WMI ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

What is a dns glue check?

I'm trying to troubleshoot issue with my DNS. I ran a report on dnsinspect.com FAIL: Found differences between information provided by your authoritative name servers and glue provided by the ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

Reverse DNS does not contain the hostname

When I check our SMTP configuration with this tool: http://mxtoolbox.com We get the following error: The hostname was not found in the reverse dns lookup. In other words, the PTR for your server IP ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Server 2012 DNS Issue

I am trying to set up Server 2012 on VM Workstation 10. I am using Bridged connections and have given my server a static IP of 192.168.0.20 and my external router is at 192.168.0.1. I have set the ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

client's not receveing internet with dhcp. does if i use static

i reloaded my ad, dhcp, dns server 3 day's ago. server 2008 enterprise. and we are having a problem. only the server issue's the ip. all files share's, ad, etc works. can ping and remote desktop ...
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1answer
98 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 ...
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votes
2answers
123 views

running multiple nics for fileshare benefits on a dhcp/dns role host

I have users who complain of network share disconnections happening in the background and it causing issues to their applications which are accessing these network resources. Because of this I ...
0
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1answer
57 views

Windows Server 2008 SBS incorrectly reports that external domains are internal

I'm having a problem with some of our domains on our external web server, which appeared just a couple of days ago. We have several domains on the external web server, but 3 of them are refusing to ...
0
votes
3answers
132 views

Join Client to domain without setting dns

I'm trying to join my clients to my domain.so i used Netdom command to join PCs.every thing is perfect but i have to set DNS for clients.i want to ask,there is any way to join PCs to domain without ...
0
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1answer
95 views

How can I redirect a subdomain to a different URL via Windows DNS? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a site called test.website.com that I'd like to forward to www.website.com/test. How can I achieve this via Windows Server 2008 DNS? I've configured this for external users via ...
6
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1answer
2k views

DNS.EXE allocates 5000+ ports immediately

This command clears all open UDP ports by DNS.EXE net stop dns After restarting the DNS service, DNS.EXE allocates 5000+ ports. net start dns It doesn't consume extensive memory or cpu. However ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2008 using wrong IP address in IIS7

I have a Windows Server 2008 box with two static IP addresses (192.168.xxx.120 and 192.168.xxx.118) running IIS7 thay hosts ~30 websites. The DNS server on the network is configured to point website ...
0
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3answers
107 views

Domain.com vs domain.local issue in Windows server 2008r2 [duplicate]

We are using domain.com instead of domain.local for our domain name on the Windows Server 2008r2 box. We are hosting email the website to domain.com offsite and now... we cannot connect to the server ...
3
votes
1answer
388 views

DNS records randomly deleted when client computer come back from sleep

I've been struggling with this issue for days, I hope somebody here can help. DNS records gets randomly deleted in our ad-integrated dns server when Windows 7 clients comes back froms sleep (S3 or ...
1
vote
3answers
37 views

Creating Redundent Share Folders accessed by single host name

Alright, in an effort to increase redundency I am trying to share one folder one 3 different servers and be able to access each of them from a single hostname. What I am trying to do. Host a shared ...
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0answers
104 views

DNS SERVFAIL and NXDOMAIN on specific hostname

I have two DNS servers in my domain, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008, but recently both are failing to route users to www.cdw.com. I have had no other complaints with any other websites, but when trying ...
0
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0answers
417 views

DNS settings for resolving Host name to IP not working?

I want to access my IIS hosted application over LAN. First I installed a DNS server. The DNS configuration steps are: Go to DNS Manager -> right click on System Name -> click on configure a DNS ...
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3answers
222 views

Windows 2008 Domain - DHCP on Server vs Firewall

I currently administer a Windows 2008 domain network with DHCP running on the DC. Clients obtain addresses dynamically and servers are assigned static addresses. In the case that the DC fails ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

W2K8 DNS - Did I set up conditional forwarding correctly?

My office has incredibly unreliable DSL service, but the odd thing is that the connection is fairly reliable, it's just that the ISP's DNS server is spotty. We're running W2k8 and our own internal ...
2
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1answer
436 views

Windows 2008 dns server can't find his own host name

I'm working on configuring a DNS server for a small network. I installed the server, added the DNS role, I configured two forwarders (provided by the ISP) and the clients pick the server up as a DNS ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Forward DNS requests from router

I've got a server behind a router and I'm trying to use my server as my DNS and DHCP service. I have them configured correctly, and I can connect out through, but I cannot seem to get my router to ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

No internet connection windows server 2008

Apologies if this has been asked before and is noobish, but here goes. I have a SOHO, with a server behind a router. I just set up the server with AD, DNS, and DHCP. I set up the DNS forwarders as ...
2
votes
2answers
957 views

DNS failing on domain controllers after rebooting domain controllers

I have this exact issue Event ID 4013: “The DNS server is waiting for Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to signal..." Two DC's and two DNS servers except my problems are a little more ...
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votes
2answers
69 views

Can't access website with domain

I am using a VPS for the first time and could semi-published my website. I installed DNS and created A and NS records, installed IIS and uploaded my website. I edited domain panel to point the ...
0
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2answers
350 views

Grant a user remote admin rights for dns management Windows Server 2008?

Im connecting to a remote dns server trough a APS.NET app. if i use the default admin account it works fine but when trying to use a other admin account named DNS i get. [Exception: Unable to enum ...
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2answers
71 views

Redirect to a custom page if DNS resolution fails

Using Windows Server 2008 DNS. Not sure if this is going to be possible, but i would like to forward my clients to a custom HTML page if DNS resolution to an internal resource fails... e.g. If there ...
0
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1answer
225 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Multiple Subdomain DNS Entries + WAMP

I have a Windows 2008 R2 (VPS) server. I have DNS enabled/installed and WAMP as the web server. Initially was going to be IIS but my php application framework I am using is not compatible with IIS. ...
1
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2answers
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Export/Import DNS Entries - Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, Its primary role is to be a DNS server. I cant find how to import the previously "exported" DNS entries. To export I selected the server, clicked on ...