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ERROR DNS: BAD KEY

Posted on 2004-04-18
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I have just moved my offices to another location.  Thought everything would be simple.  Reconnected everything and my Domain controller has an event describing "Deregistration of the DNS record .....(domain name).  DNS bad key."  What could this possibly mean?
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Assuming a W2k domain, here are some troubleshooting links. For netdiag.exe and dcdiag.exe described in the articles, you'll need the Support Tools, but if you haven't installed them yet, do NOT install them from the CD, download the latest version instead (URL is below as well).

Troubleshooting Netlogon Event 5774, 5775, and 5781
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=259277

HOW TO: Use the Network Diagnostics Tool (Netdiag.exe) in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321708

Windows 2000 DNS and Active Directory Information and Technical Resources
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=298448

TCP/IP Core Networking Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/samplechapters/#section4

Windows 2000 SP4 Support Tools
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/servicepacks/SP4/supporttools.asp
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