troubleshooting Question

Always need to refresh DNS on domain machines to get to intranet sites

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Windows Server 2003
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Hello. I was curious as to why the company I work for, on a daily basis, must refresh their dns cache in order to see the intranet sites within the company.

Here is the setup:


Internal dns server: Server 2003 (Active Directory) x.x.internal (FQDN). Forward all external requests to external dns.
External dns server: Server 2003 (Active Directory),,

Local machines OS: Windows XP Pro (All part of Active Driectory domain).

Problem: Users come in and call stating that they cannot get to the intranet (x.x.internal) domain. I tell them to refresh their dns cache and their good to go. How do I prevent this from occurring?

Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
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