troubleshooting Question

DNS name does not exist

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Windows XPMicrosoft Server OSWindows Server 2003
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I am using windows 2003 standard edition (R2) as a domain controller and one more server would be added later on as an exchange server, but right now the problem i am facing is whenever  i tried to hook any client with windows xpon it  to windows 2003 i received the error which i have pasted below, later on there would around 40 computer that would be added to the server but  i wasted nearly whole day try to solve this problem, i removed AD from server and installed it again and also tried to changing and installing DNS few times but nothing seems to work out, i am using a static IP ( and a gateway(, i am using the DNS that we recieved from our ISP which we are also using in oulook, the DNS settings that we are using are=Primary DNS:, Alternate DNS:, i tried using a different DNS as well like, but it didnt workedl, same error, i think i have done something wrong in Forward lookup in DNS settings but not sure how to correct it, any help or guidance would be highly appreciated, as i am not sure what to do next. Thanks.

The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain EC3GLOBAL.COM:

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.EC3GLOBAL.COM

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS SRV record is not registered in DNS.

- One or more of the following zones do not include delegation to its child zone:

. (the root zone)

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