No Nslookup

Posted on 2007-07-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
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.


*** can't find Non-existent domain

however if i ping

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

Any ideas what is causing the non nslookup?

Question by:NetNinja
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    Expert Comment

    - 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

    Author Comment

    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?


    Author Comment

    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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    Accepted Solution

         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


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    Thanks for your time

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