DNS Problem

Posted on 2006-04-07
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
The zone is configured to accept updates but the A record for the primary server in the zone's SOA record is not available on this DNS server. This may indicate a configuration problem. If the address of the primary server for the zone cannot  be resolved DNS clients will be unable to locate a server to accept updates for this zone. This will cause DNS clients to be unable to perform DNS updates.
(found in DNS events) - Running Windows 2003 Server

How can resolve this issue?
Question by:disrupt
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    Expert Comment

    Please provide the following information:
    Number of servers currently running DNS
    Type of DNS...AD Integrated, Primary Secondary?
    Is forwarder set up to ISP's DNS server?
    Does DNS work on the server itself?


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    Author Comment

    1 Server Runing DNS
    AD Integrated - Primary
    Yes, forwarder set to ISP's DNS
    Yes Works on server itself
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    Accepted Solution

    Open the DNS configuration on your server.
    Expand DNS, and <servername>
    Expand <yourdomain>
    Make sure that
    a> your domain has an NS record listed for the server
    b> when you expand the SOA record, your name server is correctly listed by FQDN
    c> you have at least one (presumably the same server) listed under Name Servers tab.


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