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What does a warning icon on a conditional forwarder mean in Windows DNS Manager?

The icon for one of the conditional forwarders on an Active Directory DNS server I manage has a standard warning icon (yellow triangle with exclamation point) overlay (all names have been changed to ...
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Secondary DNS server being used more often? [closed]

I have two Windows DNS instances. One is on an older physical machine with Windows 2008, the other is on a Hyper-V guest with Windows 2012 R2. The latter is the primary DNS. I've noticed that the ...
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DNS A records disappear, but PTR records still remain

We've been having issues with DNS records dropping. Usually it is from DHCP reservations, like printers. Yesterday it was two of our main servers, also DHCP-reserved. Right now I'm looking at a ...
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DNS Entry configuration

Hello i am trying to setup a DNS to resolve to two different servers using ip addresses. we currently have the following set up *.domain.com A record -> Server A IP example.domain.com A record ...
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DNS check showing Failed

Domain Controller OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The Name of the Server is QSIT035V2 Can you tell me why i am receiving "QSIT035V2 failed test DNS" Error? Please see the print-screen Attached ...
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Is it safe to add parent domain as additional zone within DNS?

Our internal Windows domain is ad.company.co.uk. When we try to access mail.company.co.uk (for OWA or Outlook Anywhere, as an example), it resolves to the external IP address of the router and gets ...
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Windows DNS server deletes its own A record on reload

Okay so I have never seen anything like this. Here's the story. We have four DNS servers. Let's call them server01-04. server03 is set to be the primary one by DHCP. Scavenging is disabled ...
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Have issues in reverse lookup

I need assistance in a reverse lookup issue. I have a server say XYZ.ABC.COM having an IP 10.20.30.40. If I ping the server, it is resolving to the correct IP. On reverse ping (i.e ping -a ...
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How to forward internal domain queries to external DNS

Please excuse the mangled terminology ;) You have a Windows DNS server handling internal traffic for the yourco.com domain. You want just the external website (www.yourco.com) to be ultimately ...
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Server 2008R2 : DNS Server registering multiple IPs for DNS Server itself

Hi I have installed Active Directory with Local DNS Server IPv4 only no IPv6 Local Area Connection IP is 192.168.1.101 but it also has VMWare Workstation 9 Installed Locally which created two VMWare ...
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Error: “You Were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network”

We recently upgraded to SBS2011 and my XP clients are receiving this error when our in house application attempts to copy files from the server: You were not connected because a duplicate name ...
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How to breakout Reverse DNS Zones

I've inherited a Windows network with Windows server based DNS and there are issues, such as not being able to update PTR records, etc. So, I am at a branch office with our own AD domain and DNS on ...
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Computers using ::1 for DNS server on DHCP ipv6

When ever i look at ipconfig /all i see that my computers are getting ::1 for the first DNS server from my dhcp server. I have removed this entry from the list of DNS server in the options, but the ...
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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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Internal DNS for non domain users

At the company I am at we have an Active Directory setup with an DNS server. All the computers that are part of the domain can resolve name from the DNS server with no problem. The current issue is ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Wildcard

This is sort of a specific DNS question. How (if possible) would one do to create a record like this *-foo.bar.company.com. Where * is a wildcard, is this even possible?
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Windows 7 DNS Issue

The windows XP, and Mac's can pull DHCP and use DNS from the Windows 2003 server but Windows 7 can pull an IP from DHCP but cannot resolve DNS. However, I can ping the DNS server by FQDN & IP but ...