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DNS name server IP keeps reverting back to unknown for forward lookup zone

I'll start by saying I have not worked much with DNS and DC's. I'm a programmer who is trying to build out an environment with a domain to simulate a production scenario. My issue is the forward ...
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How to forward missing DNS names of an existing zone in Windows DNS server?

I have setup DNS records for a public domain (say example.com) in my public DNS provider. Among the records, there are some A records of the type *.production.code.example.com that point to a specific ...
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Removing forward lookup zone broke our site - why?

I'm fairly new to the job and trying to get to grips with the infrastructure here. We've moved a site from being locally hosted on our own network to an external host (1&1). I've transferred the ...
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Setting up extension-less forward lookups on Windows Server 2008

We have a Windows 2008 server that is acting as a DNS for the local network. The server is not administered by me. In the DNS management console, I can add new forward lookups. There already is a ...
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Can I add my own custom subdomains to an existing domain name with my own DNS server?

Summary Is it possible to add some custom subdomains, for an existing domain name that's hosted on another DNS, for our internal DNS? Details Currently, our developers at our office hack their own ...
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Windows 2003 DNS Server Can't Resolve Specific URL

I can't get to goodtodo.com from any computer in my office. I don't seem to have a problem getting to any other URL. The server is a Windows 2003 Server and is the domain controller, DHCP server, and ...
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DNS lookup working but nothing pinging

I have three forward lookup zones in my DNS server. When I try pinging a server that's part of lookup zone A from a computer that's part of that same zone, I get a response. If I try pinging a ...
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Windows Server 2003 DNS: What is the purpose of Forward Lookup Zones?

What is the purpose of Forward Lookup Zones? I have a domain abc.com setup in DNS as a forward lookup zone. Now I want to add a new domain xyz.com to my DNS. I looks like I can either create a new ...
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Domain Controller's Forward Lookup Zone Disappeared

Our Domain Controller's Forward Lookup Zone for our Active Directory domain just disappeared. Our backup Domain Controller had a copy of the zone, but since the primary server was accessible but had ...
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Configure DNS Zone to Forward for any non-existant hosts

Not sure if this is possible, but in my head, it sounds reasonable to be able to do. I'm just not sure how... We have our company domain on our internal DNS servers (company.com), but the domain is ...
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Fixing DNS on Windows Server 2003

I'm interning at a company, and it seems like the DNS is really screwed up. There are a bunch of cases where multiple IP addresses are assigned to the same machine in the reverse lookup zone section, ...
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Windows Server 2003 DNS Forward Lookup Fails Reverse Look Up Succeeds

I really don't understand why I'm experiencing so much trouble for just creating a simple dns entry for myself. I have a Windows 2003 Server that is a Domain Controller and the DNS Server. This server ...
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Will the DNS Forward Lookup Zone recreate itself if I delete it?

Here is my situation: I have inherited a Windows 2003 domain with only 1 domain controller, we'll call it DC1. DC1 is also the DNS, DHCP and Exchange server for this organization. DC1 was ...