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_msdcs Zone Not Updating

I've been working on cleaning up our DNS/DHCP and I'm about ready to turn on scavenging (it's never been enabled) to start cleaning up some old records, but before I do, I wanted to check something. ...
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What is the format of the RRData argument of dnscmd /RecordAdd for TXT records?

The format for a TXT record is: owner TTL class TXT text_string The documentation for dnscmd.exe gives the following syntax for the \recordadd command: dnscmd [<ServerName>] /recordadd ...
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Redirect Domain Name to Internal Server [closed]

We have come up with an internally hosted system on server01.mycompany.local for hosting a phishing landing page. (We are auditing our users to see who falls for our simulated phishing attacks, ...
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Extraneous _msdcs. forward lookup zone failing replication, how do I check what uses it? and can I delete it?

We run Active directory on windows server 2008 and 2008 R2 in 2008 AD mode. Our DNS is part of the AD and runs on the same servers as the Global Catalogue. My predecessor created the environment ...
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Potential Microsoft DNS server cache corruption?

I'm in an enterprise environment that has 2 Windows 2008 R2 domain controllers running in native 2008 R2 mode. On these DCs, the DNS service is installed and all Windows (XP,7) clients (~2,000) are ...
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DNS server cache is empty

while checking my DNS server, i found that there is no record in cache of my DNS server ( Please see the print-screen ), can you tell me why? It is the only DNS server which is online, another DNS ...
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DNS Scavenging not deleting stale DNS record

I have set the following DNS Setting for Scavenging so that stale record must be automatically deleted, still it is not working ( Please see the print-screen ) 24 hrs has been passed still Stale ...
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Using Microsoft DNS to respond based on requesting subnet

In our enterprise Windows Active Directory environment, we have some 50+ subnets scattered across a large geographical area. We have a system at each site that supports the site by providing a ...
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restricting queries on microsoft dns

I'm trying to help someone configure a MS 2008 DNS Server, that it doesn't answer DNS queries from the root zone as well as only answers queries with the recursive bit set from the lan it's connected ...
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DNS Entries with Very Old Timestamps

I recently started looking into a problem where an IT service desk user reported getting connected to an incorrect workstation while trying to help an internal customer. I started digging around our ...
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Can we put random entries on DNS

Using microsoft DNS All/most of our local hosts ( with in ) are in following domain *.company.org So a host name will look like mymachine001.company.org Is it possible to set up wild card DNS ...
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Microsoft DNS 'Virtual' subdomain?

I've been studying DNS, and would like to know if/how this is possible in MS DNS - Say you have an AD domain - domain.com - in a main office. The subnets here might be 10.0.0.0/24 - 10.0.10.0/24, ...
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enable large DNS queries on Microsoft 2008 R2 DNS server

When I run the Network analyzer at http://netalyzr.icsi.berkeley.edu/ it reports: The resolver at could not process the following tested types: Medium (~1300B) TXT records Large (~3000B) TXT ...
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Different Routes For The Same DNS

I don't know the right term for this concept. But basically, I just want to reroute internal traffic to go directly to a server within the network instead of going around the internet. The domain have ...
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How do I search Microsoft DNS?

I'm about to switch a mail server. I'd like to be able to search Microsoft DNS where MX Server == 'mail.foo.com' Or, perhaps CNAME.name == 'mail' OR CNAME.value == 'mail.foo.com' Does ...
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Change IP in all DNS zones on Microsoft Windows DNS Server

We host about 125 DNS forward-lookup zones on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 DNS Server. We need to migrate to a new block of IPs and don't want to go through each zone manually. What's the best way ...
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How to delegate a zone from Microsoft Windows 2003 DNS server to dnsmasq?

I have a split domain setup on my production server farm: Each server has both an external (internet facing) IP address and a private internal (LAN facing) IP address. A local DNS server running ...
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The DNS server machine currently has no DNS domain name

I found the following message inside the DNS Server Event logs. What I should do has been explained inside the message but not sure what exactly it means. Log Name: DNS Server Source: ...
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Nameserver A records in Microsoft DNS

I think I understand that in DNS a given zone must return its own nameservers (as NS records) in order that intermediary DNS servers are able to then query information directly about that domain. ...
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Mass change Microsoft DNS & IIS server settings

I need to change about 100 DNS records and IIS configurations on a Windows 2003 web server. The GUI doesn't accommodate it and the MS command line tools seem incomplete (for example: dnscmd cannot ...
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Creating CNAME to delegated domain

We are trying to configure F5 to do load balancing on 4 sub domains similar to this article. For Example prod.wip.example.com. NS F5NS1.example.com. prod.wip.example.com. NS ...
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Microsoft 2003 DNS sometimes cant query for some A pointers when their TTL expires

Warning Long question :) We have a win 2003 server with a DNS server, every now and then it cant provide us with some A pointers for a specific domain. I have a small script running which asks for ...
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Two CNAME records being resolved differently (Windows 2003 Server)

Note: this is a followup to an earlier question after further investigation. The issue (so far) seems to be isolated to a Win2003 DNS server (though I haven't tried other server-types) The questions ...
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DNS Server (MS) returns NXDOMAIN, original returns NOERROR

My ISP has recently made a "small change" to their own DNS server configuration. As a possible coincidence, this is about the same time as I came across a local DNS problem (who knows, it could be ...
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Require authoritative answer for DNS resolution

We have two forward lookup zones (intranet.com and mayberry.com) that aren't actually registered to us. Sometimes, our MS DNS server forwards the queries for network resources within these domains to ...
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Server 2008 R2 DNS Lockup / Stops Resolving Internet Names

We've deployed our first 2008 R2 server on a client site which has replaced their existing 2003 DC. This server provides DNS resolution services to all client machines on that site for general ...
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\\my.domain.com\ not accessible in windows explorer

When i try accessing \\my.domain.com\, Windows Explorer suggests me i check my spelling, but when i try \\servername\, it works. Also, nslookup my.domain.com and nslookup servername resolve to the ...