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Windows 2000 DNS Server uanble to set DNS Forwarding

I have a windows 2000 server that I have just taken over, I am unable to set DNS forwarding for the DNS Server, it is greyed out.

Any idea where/how I can activate it

Dave
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NacMacFeegleCommented:
Are you logging in as a DNS admin (enterprise NOT domain)?
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Usually if you cannot access the Forwarders tab (greyed out) it is because there is a root/"."  zone set up and your server is likely using only root hints. You need to delete the root zone to set up Forwarders for external DNS queries.

As per:
http://www.mcse.ms/archive45-2004-9-1109375.html
http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?fid=4017
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dcm_daveAuthor Commented:
You are absolutley correct the problem was as root/. folder in the forward lookup zone, I removed it and have now got it configured properly,

thanks for your help
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Thanks dcm_dave, glad it worked out for you.
--Rob
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