DNS server unable to interpret format. error 5774

I get about a billion of these errors in the event log of my Win2K server:

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      NETLOGON
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      5774
Date:            9/19/2000
Time:            10:57:19 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      SERVER_1
Registration of the DNS record 'sunstrand.com. 600 IN A' failed with the following error:
DNS server unable to interpret format.  
0000: 29 23 00 00               )#..    

Some are a little different, but all say about the same thing.  What in the world?  Can anyone tell me what's wrong and how to fix it?  It's the only error I'm getting and it'd be nice to be 100% clean.

Nathan Peterson
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Your DNS server doesn't take dynamic updates. So ...

Open the "Locak Area Connection" properties, in the Advanced TCP/IP Properties, look into the DNS tab and make sure 'Register this connection's address in DNS" is not checked.
You're running this Win2K server with a NT4 DNS server ? No surprising.
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Is the win2k Server using AD ? Does it have the DNS server also running on it ?
I noticed you are using private IP addresses. Are you connected to the internet thru this server ?

AD is VERY DNS dependent.
I would check out the MS site for info on setting up AD and DNS properly.

icitAuthor Commented:
No, I don' think I'm running a NT4 DNS server.  There is no NT4 on this network.
icitAuthor Commented:
How do I check to see if I'm running AD for sure and properly?
I'm connected through the internet - The server has two nics. One is working internally and the other uses public IPs (because it's used also as an email and web server).
I would go to the microsoft site.
This pages covers everything needed to deploy win2k.

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Thanks for the info.

In deed, it's a AD and DNS integration issue.  If you have no idea about how your AD was setup, most likely your AD wasn't setup properly yet ! Nor does DNS server service.
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Thanks, EW. Finalized today.
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