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53 views

DNS issue on new IP range

We have decommissioned a DNS server and moved to a new IP range, some of the users inhouse connect via RDP to their PC's but recently I've noticed some of the connections refer to the old ip address ...
0
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1answer
374 views

Server 2003 dnscmd.exe access denied (not server 2008)

The only topics I can find on dnscmd.exe access denied are all "when we upgraded to Server 2008 this error started". Well, I'm using Windows XP client and Server 2003 and getting this error. I can ...
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1answer
53 views

DNS Issue - Windows 2003 environment

Odd issue and I'm not having much luck with ole google (perhaps I'm not looking in the right direction). Hoping to get a little help with that here from some of you. On our network we have approx. ...
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1answer
6k views

How to change the secondary DNS server entries on a network device via cmd?

In Windows XP, how do you change the secondary DNS server on a network adapter via the command line?
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2answers
284 views

Can't connect to the internet on XP - ping works, nslookup doesn't [closed]

I'm trying to fix an old laptop running XP, it was all working fine until fairly recently but it will no longer connect to the web (via Chrome, Firefox or IE). I can ping out to the IP address for ...
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2answers
6k views

Unable to ping domain.local, but can ping server.domain.local

I have a single windows 2008 server running active directory, group policy, and DNS. DHCP is running from the firewall (this is because there are multiple branch locations, and each location has its ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Unable to connect to second name of Windows 2008 Server R2 machine from XP

I used the command netdom computername /add:newname.domainname.com to add a second name to a server running Windows 2008 Server R2. After restarting the server, I had DNS "A" entries for both names. ...
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2answers
370 views

2008r2 RRAS VPN issue due to poor domain naming. Any ideas?

We have a domain with 900+ clients and 250+ workstations that has the name of the domain the same as it's public domain name (we'll call it example.org). I'm trying to set up RRAS VPN, and it works ...
2
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2answers
195 views

Is there a way to find out when a DNS lookup fails on your local system?

This is on XP. A coworker wiped their windows install and is starting it fresh. A particular program had a custom host entry and now it doesn't work because we didn't back up the host file.. Here's ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I use BIND DNS with multiple domain names?

I am trying to set up a simple local DNS server to use across multiple virtual machines in a dev/test environment (web servers). While I would just set up a Windows server with DNS, I have limited ...
0
votes
2answers
216 views

Windows XP PC cannot resolve external domain names without dialup connection

I'm trying to connect a Windows XP machine to the Internet via my router / ADSL modem at home. When I set up a dialup connection, the machine is able to resolve external domain names. When I just plug ...
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1answer
161 views

simple network between xp & 7 with cross cable problem [closed]

i have a simple network between xp & 7 windowses with cross cable (2 pc home)... ===================================================================== the one with 7 is mother and have 2 lan ...
0
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1answer
91 views

Server 2003, XP Clients, DNS issues

Im having DNS issues on my network. My DC is my DNS server 10.76.4.11 and recently I configured a forwarder to 10.4.36.10. My workstations are not working because they cannot resolve the domain ...
0
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2answers
418 views

How can I view detailed DNS server information with Windows XP?

The DNS management console included in RSAT for Windows 7 displays more data about DNS records, such as the timestamp of the record, than the standard view in Windows XP. Is it possible to get this ...
0
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5answers
117 views

Can anyone think of a way of preventing an XP client from performing DNS lookups for external domains?

As usual, we're trying to tighten security even further in our organisation. The current focus for me is the possibility of a compromised XP client from using DNS lookups as a command/control channel ...
0
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0answers
445 views

workstation error dnsapi event id 11163

seen this error usually in the morning when users log in, it is from their own workstation. is this something to be concerned about, it has happend for about 1 month now. any help would be greatly ...
1
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3answers
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Windows XP client unable to query DNS, but nslookup works fine

All, I've got a Windows XP client which is unable to query DNS for local or internet looks. Even using ping fails to work. However if I run nslookup from the command line it works fine. But nothing ...
1
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1answer
1k views

DNS resolution Windows 7 & browsing to locally hosted web site

We host two Intranet sites, http://intranet/ and http://sales.intranet/, both on the same server on the LAN. Local DNS (a Windows 2003 Server) was updated and both hostnames are configured to be ...
1
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2answers
337 views

xp vpn client dns issue

I have a problem with dns when connected to my work vpn. For ease of explanation I'll use the following in my outline of the problem: - name of my machine on work network is REMOTE_XP (original i ...
0
votes
2answers
759 views

Some XP clients intermittently getting wrong IP for STATIC IP Server

We have a server with a static IP, let's say x.x.2.5. We have several WinXP (but not all) that will occasionally resolve the hostname to x.x.1.59 (x.x.1.x is the local subnet). The DHCP range in the ...
5
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7answers
31k views

What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?

I'm having a DNS resolving issue that is affecting the performance of my locally hosted web site when browse it on my local machine. If I attach my network's DNS suffix to my local machine name when ...
0
votes
1answer
412 views

Unable to resolve LAN items via DNS

I have this wierd issue with my DNS. If I assign a static ip to my machines (laptop or desktop) I am unable to resolve local servers, PCs, devices etc. via DNS even using NSLOOKUP (e.g nslookup ...
2
votes
2answers
817 views

How to change DNS server IP address

How can I change the DNS server IP address in Windows XP from command line? I don't want to do it from UI every time I need since it requires a lot clicks.
1
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3answers
5k views

Find XP client DNS settings in the registry?

I'm troubleshooting an issue and I need to find where client XP machines store their DNS information. I have a server with 3 NICs. 1 one of them has DNS information and two of them are in a private ...
0
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2answers
783 views

DNS servers not assigned by DHCP

I got working domain with DHCP, DNS servers installed and firewall ZyWall 5 which resolves names to internet. In DHCP server configuration I've set also static IP address of server as a primary DNS ...
12
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12answers
16k views

HOSTS file being ignored

My (Windows XP, Professional, v2002, SP3) workstation is completely ignoring my hosts file. Here is the code in my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 localhost 172.17.1.107 wiki But, when I open a ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Lock down XP dns settings

All, Developers usually need admin rights to the OS, so they can do their task. How do I as an admin, lock in the DNS settings on windows , so they cannot be changed, only by me? I am not an expert ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Event ID 1030/1058 causing DNS and Group Policy errors

I've discovered an on-going problem on our Windows Server 2003 domain where some clients are unable to access the UNC path using our root FQDN (we'll call it primary.org). This causes some interesting ...
1
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3answers
677 views

hosts file and multiple sub-domains

For local testing (and learning), I wish to use x.com host name instead of localhost. I changed my Windows XP host file to this - 127.0.0.1 x.com Now http://x.com/ works beautifully but ...
0
votes
5answers
4k views

WinXP using old DNS server IP even though changed in DHCP and on the box

We recently decommissioned an old Win2K3 DNS/DC server and replaced it with a new fancy Win2K8 DNS/DC server. Due to timing we didn't give the new DNS server the same IP address but added a new one. ...