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DNS problems on MS network running Small Business Server 2003

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When running nslookup from a client workstation I get this error:
C:\Documents and Settings\gmanager>nslookup 192.168.1.99
DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.
*** Can't find server name for address 192.168.1.99: Timed out
Server:  ns0.wilogic.com
Address:  69.44.64.50

*** ns0.wilogic.com can't find 192.168.1.99: Non-existent domain

When run off the server I get this:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>nslookup
*** Can't find server name for address 192.168.1.99: Non-existent domain
Default Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.99

> set type srv
Unrecognized command: set type srv
> set type=srv
> holidayinnlh
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.99

*** UnKnown can't find holidayinnlh: Non-existent domain
> holidayinnlh.local
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.99

holidayinnlh.local
        primary name server = sbssvr.holidayinnlh.local
        responsible mail addr = hostmaster
        serial  = 670
        refresh = 900 (15 mins)
        retry   = 600 (10 mins)
        expire  = 86400 (1 day)
        default TTL = 3600 (1 hour)
> quit
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.99

*** UnKnown can't find quit: Non-existent domain
> quit
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.99

*** UnKnown can't find quit: Non-existent domain
> exit

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>nslookup
Default Server:  sbssvr.holidayinnlh.local
Address:  192.168.1.99

>

I added a PTR record on the reverse lookup zone for 192.168.1.x and it fixed the nslookup error I got when I first ran nslookup on the server.

I am ALL out of ideas on how to fix this and it's extremely urgent to get this fixed before start of business Thrusday Morning pacific daylight time.
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