troubleshooting Question

DNS Problems

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Steven O'NeillFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows Server 2003
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I've added a new Windows 2K3 Server box to my SBS 2K3 Premium domain and it is seen no problem. I'm now running the Configure your Server wizard on the W2K3 box and have asked for AD to be installed on it (I know that it cannot be the PDC in an SBS domain). When I run this and choose to have it as a secondary AD unit I get the following error:

The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain headoffice.psybt.local:

The error was: "DNS server failure."
(error code 0x0000232A RCODE_SERVER_FAILURE)

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.headoffice.psybt.local

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS servers used by this computer contain incorrect root hints. This computer is configured to use DNS servers with following IP addresses:

192.168.16.2

- One or more of the following zones contains incorrect delegation:

headoffice.psybt.local
psybt.local
local
. (the root zone)

For information about correcting this problem, click Help.

I've tried to find out what I can about this error but I'm not entirely sure I understand what I'm meant to be doing to resolve it. Any help appreciated as always.
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