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DNS?? can only access internet when ISP dns is put in nic bindings even though dns forwarders are present

Posted on 2008-06-15
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I think I have a DNS issue.  I am running Server 2003 and can access the server remotely through remote desktop.  However,  the server cannot ping external websites and I cannot pull up any websites with internet explorer.

I have DNS enabled with with my ISP forwarders specified.  My network card point to itself for DNS.  However, if I add the ISP DNS addresses to dns then the internet works fine.  I know this is incorrect because it will cause log in problems with Windows 2003.  How do I get my dns to query names itself?

Please advise
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Check to be sure in the DNS console that the DNS server is started...as well as the DNS Server service has started by going to start/run and typing services.msc

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Confirmed that DNS Services is running.  Any other thoughts,  should I uninstal and reinstall DNS Services?
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Yes, possibly go step by step through your configuration settings...here's a guide to follow.  Skip down to How to Configure a Forwarder:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323380#7
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I uninstalled an reinstalled DSN ensuring that Forward & Reverse was configured.  And all works now.  Thanks. for your help.
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