secondary DNS server 2003

I am settign up a secondary dc on 2003 server.  The primary dc is on 2000 server.  Each dc is behind NAT(linksys routers) on a separate public ip.

2000 server dc
ns1.joeker.org
link sys 66.92.134.61 port 53 forward to lan ip
lan ip 192.168.1.20

ns2.joeker.org
2003 server dc
link sys 66.92.134.121 port 53 forward to lan ip
lan ip 192.168.2.5

When I try to join the new dc to the existing domain I get the following error

"
DNS was successfully queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain joeker.org:

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.joeker.org

The following domain controllers were identified by the query:

ns1.joeker.org

Common causes of this error include:

- Host (A) records that map the name of the domain controller to its IP addresses are missing or contain incorrect addresses.

- Domain controllers registered in DNS are not connected to the network or are not running.

For information about correcting this problem, click Help.
"

I setup DNS on the new server, ns2.joeker.org, as a secondary DNS for the zone and it successfully transports the dns info from ns1.joeker.org
But there is a host record that shows the lan ip of ns1.  I delete t but it keeps recreating itself.

Anyone?


joekerAsked:
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SembeeCommented:
As the new machine is Windows 2003, have you run forest prep and domain prep to turn the domain in a Windows 2003 mixed domain? You cannot put a Windows 2003 machine in to a Windows 2000 domain until you do - although a Windows 2003 server will work in a Windows 2000 domain as a member server.

If you are putting this server in as a domain controller, setup DNS, but don't configure it. Then DCPROMO the server in. If this doesn't create the AD integrated zone, create it yourself. Don't replicate anything - the AD will do that for you.
The key thing is to let AD do as much as possible. Trying to do anything else yourself will often cause problems.

Simon.
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joekerAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the late reply.  
I ran forest and domain prep on the 2000 server when I originally set it up.  I havn't been able to get the 2003 server to join the 2000 server domain.  Maybe I should call the question "2003 server joining 2000 server domain".


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SembeeCommented:
If you are adding a 2003 machine as a domain controller then you need to run 2003 forest prep and domain prep. The 2000 forest prep and domain prep is not enough.

Simon.
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