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DNS Access Denied (trying to manage it from microsoft DNS Console)

AkisC asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Something peculiar. It has started some 10 days ago...
In my network I have 4 DNS microsoft servers. 2 are W2003 and 2 are W2000. The 2 W2003 are Active Directory. The 2 W2000 are for public websites
From .msc DNS console I can manage the 3 of them. One of the w2000 DNS when I click on it does not allow me to manage and I get "Access Denied. Hit F5..."
-The peculiar-
If I go infrond of the DNS computer and I login then... the "access denied" goes away and I can manage it from the remote .msc DNS Console.

Any ideas?
Thank you
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I can see the server, open files, create files, delete etc from my Network connections.
There is no firewall involved.  If I am logged in to that computer then I can remote manage the DNS server from .msc console.
The "access denied" I get as soon as I logout from the computer. If I loggin again then I have access!!!
Chris DentPowerShell Developer
Top Expert 2010


Have you checked the Event Log on the computer suffering the problem at all?



Hi Chris
There are some warnings and errors. One of them says...
Usenv. I was not able to determine user or computer (1722).
As I read on Microsoft site it tells the the computer account may be corrupt and advices to join the computer in a WORKGROUP, restart and then rejoin the computer to the domain.
--I am afraid that if disjoint the computer from the domain, I might not be able to join it again. I have faced such a situation in the past with some other workstation... and this DNS computer is vital not to be able to rejoin again.

Any workaround?
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Top Expert 2010
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