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No Nslookup

Ok I think this is an easy fix. If I want to do an nslookup on an IP address in my domain I get a Non-existent domain.

>nslookup  10.1.10.3
Server: domain.DNS.com
Address: 10.1.10.98

*** domain.dns.com can't find 10.1.10.3: Non-existent domain

however if i ping 10.1.10.3

Reply from 10.1.10.3: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Any ideas what is causing the non nslookup?




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NetNinja
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merowingerCommented:
- look in your dns if this pc is listed in the forward and reverse lookup zon
- During nslookup choose a speficied DNS Server
- check the clients dns server (the right one and the right order)
- make a ipcondif /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns on this client and your ping client
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NetNinjaAuthor Commented:
Ok interesting. I have a handful of my desktop machines listed in the reverse lookup zones.
Shouldn't that be created automaticaly when a new machine is added to the domain?

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NetNinjaAuthor Commented:
What I mean is out of the 35+ desktop machines I have running in my domain looks like only 6 machines are listed in the reverse lookup zones
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Alan Huseyin KayahanCommented:
     Hi NetNinja
             Yep it is an easy fix. You have to create a PTR record for DNS server IP address. Read the "Adding a PTR Record Later" in the following article
   http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/maintain/operate/19w2kadb.mspx

Regards
                 
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NetNinjaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your time
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