?
Solved

DNS Server is mapping multiple Hostnames with the same ipaddress on large scale

Posted on 2008-06-17
3
Medium Priority
?
464 Views
Last Modified: 2008-06-21
DNS Server is mapping multiple Hostnames with the same ipaddress on large scale. I am trying to delete them one by one by making sure which one is the resl and which is false. i.e.

PC1  10.0.1.3
PC2  10.0.1.3
PC3  10.0.1.3
PC4  10.0.1.3

Please help me how to fix this.

We have different vlans  i.e. 10.0.25.1 to 10.0.25.254 and 10.0.17.1 - 10.0.17.254


0
Comment
Question by:Amir4u
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Henrik Johansson
ID: 21802381
Enable scavenging for the DNS-zone
zone-properties->Aging->Scavenge stale resource records
0
 

Author Comment

by:Amir4u
ID: 21803254
I heard from someone that scavenging should be used carefully coz it might even remove those records which ar currently being used. is that true ?
0
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Henrik Johansson earned 1500 total points
ID: 21807621
Scavenging will remove records that have the setting "Delete this record when it becomes stale" and haven't been updated by its host. The checkbox is hidden if not selecting View|Advanced in the DNS-MMC.
DNS updates are done by DHCP Client service, which neads to be set to start automatic on each host to keep its host record alive.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Organizations create, modify, and maintain huge amounts of data to help their businesses earn money and generally function.  Typically every network user within an organization has a bit of disk space to store in process items and personal files.   …
Numerous times I have been asked this questions that what is it that makes my machine log on so slow, there have been cases where computers took 23 minute exactly after taking password and getting to the desktop. Interesting thing was the fact th…
There may be issues when you are trying to access Outlook or send & receive emails or due to Outlook crash which leads to corrupt or damaged PST file. To eliminate the corruption from your PST file, you need to repair the corrupt Outlook PST file. U…
Get the source code for a fully functional Access application shell with several popular security features that Access VBA application developers desire, but find difficult or impossible to figure out how to code. You get the source code for managi…

589 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question