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DCpromo across a PIX firewall that is NAT-ting the address.

I am trying to create a new domain.  I have a Firewall with 3 legs.  One to the Internet, one to one lan, one to a different lan.

There is NAT setup, with address forwarding.  On one leg of the PIX, I have addresses 172.17.x.x.  On the other LAN leg, I have 172.31.x.x.  I am natting the 172.17 address to give the local side a 172.31.0.1 address that gets translated to 172.17.0.2.  (not my setup, I have inherited it).  I have setup the firewall to pass ipsec from one lan to the other.
I ran DCPromo on one side (the 172.31 side), and all completed fine.
I tried to join the other side to the domain, and it failed w/ dns errors.
I did setup dns on both servers, and did a zone transfer, and it DID work.
I adjusted the ip address of the A record to match the natted ip address (it's local address on it's side, that translates to the other side)
No dice.

Any idea's on how to make this work?

Thanks!
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drakba
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WeHeCommented:
there is a issue regarding DNS on windows and PIX.
you have to disable UDP querys on your dns server, as it send UDP Packets which are greater then 512 bytes.
o do so, at the command prompt, type: "dnscmd Server Name/Config /EnableEDnsProbes 0"
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