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dcdiag DNS test fails, but DNS seems to be working properly

Active Directory setup: Single forest, 3 domains, with 1 domain controller each. All running server 2008 R2, with the same domain/forest functional level. DNS clients are configured as follows: DC1 ...
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Websites won't load (empty response) on any browser on every client on site if “https://” is not specified

I am observing a client-side but site-wide problem when trying to access websites at my location: Websites won't load if I type in any URI in my browser if I don't specify the scheme (https:// mostly)...
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Different nslookup answers on different clients in local network with local DNS

Situation: I have a few clients in a local network. I have a server named amp003 with IP address 192.168.4.13 I have two DNS servers (each one on relative DC server). On client 1 I did following: ...
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Problems with clients for secondary dns server

Good evening! Im trying to make a high availability environment on my work, in order to do that I setup a little lab installing 2 servers; one with WS 2008 R2 and the other with WS 2012 R2 (same as ...
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All DCs fail DNS:RReg test, Reports SRV Records Missing on PDC - They are present

Background We are currently in the process of doing several Domain Controller upgrades. Before I started here a previous Admin had started the process of moving our DCs from 2008 R2 Standard to 2008 ...
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single 2008 R2 Domain controller cannot find itself

I have a 2008 R2 Standard server that acts as Domain controller and has exchange 2010 installed. There are no other servers in the environment. I'm having some problems with the exchange services ...
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Will No-Refresh Intervals on a DNS server apply if scavenging is not enabled?

I recently inherited a rather messy network. In DNS I've noticed that hundreds of systems have A records older than a year. And after running a script to ping all of them, over half of them are still ...
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Windows 8 server R2 . Unable to provide DNS name resolution

I would like to fix a problem in my LAN (Windows 10 Pro clients on 192.168.140.x subnet). I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server (192.168.140.9) that's mainly used as DHCP server and DNS conditional ...
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How to automatically access shared folders with joined domain PCs

In my workplace, I have a domain on Windows Server 2008 R2 with multiple shared folders and multiple PCs joined to that domain. The logged-in domain users had some issues when trying to access shared ...
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Computer with two DNS names. “There are currently no logon servers to service the logon request”

We have a temporary situation where there is a remote office in the US connected via a vpn to servers in the UK (domain controllers, file servers, etc) To try to improve things in the remote office I ...
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DNS questio in windows DNS 2008 r2

If I want to use specific DNS servers i.e my ISP DNS or Opendns etc, for external resolution. Do I set that under the DNS server properties under "Forwarders" or on the NIC of my DC. To add to my ...
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Hosts DNS vs getting DNS from service

We have a primary, secondary and tertiary servers, all located in different regions. All three machines run Windows Server 2008 R2. The secondary and tertiary servers provide backup for the primary ...
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How can I verify Windows DNS forwarders are working?

I thought I knew how to do this, but I guess not. Even the d2 debugging in nslookup doesn't show the actual forwarder being queried. So...let's say I set up DNS forwarders in a Windows DNS server ...
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DNS issues on Windows Server 2008 R2

We run 2 dedicated Windows 2008 R2 servers from our ISP. Yesterday for no reason at all 1 of our servers stopped sending email. The server uses MailEnable for sending outgoing SMTP emails only. IE. ...
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How to enable local LAN DNS name resolution in Windows server 2008r2?

I'm running a Windows 2008r2 server in a non-Domain (workgroup) role. It is a DNS server and DHCP server for the LAN. DNS services work fine for external Internet addresses, but local hostnames do ...
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How to configure Windows Server to forward unresolved hostnames to external DNS?

I am looking to create a root domain on Windows Server that will resolve internal IPs for only selected services hosted within our firewall, and forward all unresolved hostname requests to an external ...
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Does the primary dns suffix on our Windows 2008 servers have anything to do with internet connections?

Windows 2008 R2 servers: No Active Directory All servers are WorkGroup members - not domain members No internal DNS servers Single NICs IIS 7.5 Each server has its own Windows SMTP Server These ...
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Windows DNS NS record TTL

When editing a zone's NS records the TTL fields is always shown empty. Examining the zone DNS file shows that the NS records may already have a value but it is not getting displayed. I have noticed ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 internal dns servers don't resolve https://account.live.com

I have 4 dns servers in my domain two of the dns servers can't resolve https://account.live.com.. When users enter their credentials on login.live.com it forwards them to https://account.live.com with ...
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DNS failover between internal and external addressing

We have a multi branch office scenario where each office has an internet connection and a WAN VPN connection. User machines/applications are configured for Exchange/Citrix via the FQDN and so ...
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Server 2008 R2 DNS not resolving TLD's

For some reason DNS is not working on the primary (only) domain controller, Server 2008 R2, to resolve external domain names (.com's). DHCP is also installed. It can also not ping IP addresses ...
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Cannot join domain from different subnet

This is the first time I have encountered such a strange problem. I am not able to join my machines with domain. Here are details. Subnets: 192.168.1.0/24 192.168.2.0/24 both subnets can ...
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Unable to Receive DNS Responses

Operating System - Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack - Service Pack 1 IP Address - 10.50.1.111 Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0 Gateway - 10.50.1.1 DNS Server - 10.50.1.90 Other servers are using 10.50.1.90 as ...
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Windows DNS Server register a non **DHCP** client (server) into 2008R2

We have Linux boxes with static IP, some using Centos and other Debian, using IP ranges reserved for development and testing. We need this boxes to 'publish' their DNS into DNS Server 2008R2, ...
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Best way to streamline DNS replication in a Parent-Child forest with poor network speeds?

I've recently started at a new place and I'm wondering the best approach for DNS resolution/replication It's a single forest (root.local) with 5 child domains (let's call them child1, child2 etc). ...
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Error “the specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” when attempting to join the domain

I have set up a server based on windows server 2008 R2, and has successfully joined 2 clients (one PC and one laptop, both windows 7) to the domain. Today I was trying to join another laptop to the ...
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Win 2008 R2 @ records added to DNS

I have a small network with two DC's, each with a DNS server, and a single DHCP server. Both are running Windows Server 2008 R2 and standard Microsoft DNS services. Everything has been working fine ...
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Binding domain and SMTP server on a foreign server

I have a trouble with my server setup, I'm trying to bind both IP domain + his SMTP server on the same external server. However mxtoolbox still give me the same error : "Reverse DNS is not a valid ...
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Windows Server, IPv6 DNS Setting, and DNS Search Order

I was looking through some of the DNS configs on the DC's at my new gig and noticed that ipconfig /all is listing the search order as the ipv6 local loopback as first, then the static ipv4 dns ...
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Equivalent of hosts file in proper DNS server in Windows Server 2008R2 [closed]

In my hosts file %systemroot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts I can have entries portfolio.local 192.168.4.175 Is it possible to have idrac.example.com point to an internal ip but have it on the server ...
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what are the implications of running a FQDN as internal AD domain and point A-record for website to different host?

The MSP for a law firm office that has just joined our company is using a FQDN as an internal AD Domain and has been doing so for sometime apparently. They have this issue in that they have a website ...
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Secondary DNS causing problems after AD is shut off

I have two Hyper-V Servers running on a Physical Server namely WideOff-SRV-01 (IP Address 192.168.1.5). The virtual machines are WideOff-AD-01 (192.168.1.9, which is Domain Controller), and WideOff-...
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Server 2008 R2 DNS, Airport Extreme router, and problems with name resolution the first try

I have an AD and DNS server on Server 2008 R2 (home network, nothing fancy). I used to have a secondary AD and DNS box that is currently offline - we moved, and that server was disconnected for too ...
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Disable automatic DNS record creation for server with multiple NIC

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (Hostname server.domain.local) with DNS and DC service installed and the server has two network cards: Card 1: 192.168.10.1 Card 2: 192.168.20.1 If I open the DNS ...
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Split Horizon DNS via Active Directory?

Say we have an active directory domain corp.mycompany.com and a public DNS domain mycompany.com. Is it possible to create an AD integrated DNS zone for mycompany.com and only host records we need to ...
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Changing DNS server password on windows 2008

I'm having a problem with changing DNS passwords in windows 2008 R2. In order there are 2 DNS servers: ns1 and ns2 with full redundancy and 2 machines. When I change one of the machine's ...
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How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with?

How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with using the GPO (Group Policy Object) or Registry. I am looking to setup a Specific Domain Controller for ...
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Expanded DHCP scope, new reverse lookup zone isn't populating

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain. We outgrew our /24 DHCP scope, and I ended up needing to expand it. This was done by exporting the old scope, changing the txt config, deleting the ...
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Active Directory domain name conflicts with web server DNS

I took over support for a Windows 2008 domain that was set up by another system administrator. The DNS name of the domain is admin.example.com and a web site is also using the same DNS name. The ...
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DC Promo With DNS Windows 2008R2 Resulting In Weird Network Error

I am preparing for DC domain migration in which I am encounter some error that I had never encounter in my VM testing environment. Note: This is the first time I am setting up an active DC with DNS. ...
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Forward of internal domain to parent public domain (dns)

I've created local (intranet) domain local.domain.com. Now I want to create forward lookup zone to find addresses of my public domain domain.com (like office.domain.com) from internal network. However ...
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All DNS entries are set to static

I have a WS2008 R2 server acting as DC, DHCP and DNS server. DHCP is set to always dinamically update DNS-A and PTR records on behalf of clients, DHCP name protection is enabled and DHCP credentials ...
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Client Primary DNS is set as Active Directroy Server IP [closed]

In my company, We have one Active Directory Server (Windows 2008 R2) and 13 Client Machines (Windows 7). This was configured by the old SysAdmin. The DHCP from Broadband Router sets Primary DNS of the ...
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Firewall & DNS issue

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 When firewall is running on the DC no machines can resolve DNS which is running on the DC. It also prevents AD user logins. It also prevents Group Policy update. ...
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LDAP & RPC Causing A/D Issues

Having an issue with authentication on my network. Running Windows Server 2008 R2 Layout: Network is a non internet connected network using DCs running DNS/AD/File Sharing. NO DHCP all addresses are ...
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Why can DNS server not resolve any domain ending in .io?

I have two windows domain controllers. 10.10.10.10 Primary ( win 2008 r2 ) 10.10.10.20 Replica ( win 2012 r2 ) The second one is configured as a replica of the first. About once per week, the ...
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Delay associated with AAAA request

I have a standalone, isolated network running mixed Windows and Linux systems, with a Windows 2008 R2 server performing AD duties and DNS. I'm seeing 5-second delays with the use of getaddrinfo on ...
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Computer Name lookup over PPTP VPN

I have a very small company with just 1 server, a Windows Server 2008 R2, serving as an AD DS, DNS, WINS, DHCP, and now RRAS VPN. Not ideal, but it's what I have. I recently turned on routing and ...
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How to retrieve previous IP/DNS information from Domain Controller logs?

I unfortunately have DNS scavenging on; information I need to retrieve could have been in Event Viewer DNS logs, but that's not there anymore, or maybe I am not looking for it properly. Story: I ...
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Nslookup not using hosts file

So I've set public IP on the hosts file for a certain public IP address, but it picks up private ip from nowhere or from DNS. Content of windows hosts file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\Hosts ...