Primary DNS issues
Posted on 2004-09-19
I am having a bit of a strange problem. Running a windows 2000 DC. Machines on the network have a primary DNS address pointing to the DC. The secondary DNS address is pointing to the ISP DNS server.
The internet does not work on the PC's unless the ISP DNS is the primary which then causes the XP clients to run slow as the XP machines want the Domain Controller as the primary. I have other networks running the same config and they have no problems.
So far I have tried:
I have the windows 2000 clients going fine as they do not need to have a primary DNS pointing to the DC.
Here is the strange part: The internet does work on the XP clients, but only for about 10 seconds. If you right click on the local area connection and click repair then it works again for about 10 seconds.
I have tried Antivirus. Checked with Adaware but still hve the same problem.
Any advise would be great.