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Domain Controller not registering its own DNS record

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Hi,

I have set up a domain controller for a new child domain. Its has created the msdcs, sites and tcp records which are referencing the DC by name. However, it hasn't registered its own record in DNS. I have tried the usual ipconfig /registerdns but this doesn't seem to do anything. I have also allowed dynamic updates. Any ideas?
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Where is the DNS server located?  Is the DC set up correctly to point to it?
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by:Debsyl99
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Hi
This may help as a guide,
How To Create a Child Domain in Active Directory and Delegate the DNS Namespace to the Child Domain
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;255248#4

Deb :))
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by:ukznmcl
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The DNS server is located on the same network as domain controller, and yes the DC is set up correctly.

The strange thing i have discovered also is that PTR records are also getting created, everything but host records!!
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Ok, well then what happens if you simply create the host records by hand?  Does everything work then??

As for your dynamic updates, did you set them to secure?

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