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Can't Find Server Name For Address [IP Address] - Non-Existent Domain

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Hi,

I have just set up a new DC / DNS server [w2k3],  when I launch nslookup from the DNS MMC , straight away I get a command promt with

Can't Find Server Name For Address [IP Address Of DNS Server] - Non-Existent Domain
Default Server - Unknown
Address - [IP Address Of DNS Server]


Just wondering why this is happening? what could be causing this?
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This is normal - its because you don't habe a reverse lookup zone - and you don't need one in 99% of cases. You can ignore the message.
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... If you really must get rid of the message, then just create a reverse lookup zone for your subnet
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ok, again, thanks
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