Solved

Active directory Integrated forward lookup zones disapearing

Posted on 2008-10-14
4
325 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I can create Forward lookup zones:
Type Primary
Dynamic updates are turned on
Scavenging is turned on
Current forest functional level: Windows 2000 (Is there any way to make it a mixed inviroment?)
If I make the forward lookup zone ADI (Active Directory Intergrated) it will disapear over night.
Now all of my reverse lookup zones are ADI and I have no problem with them
I have about 18 DC on my network, all 2K3 excecpt for 2 of them that are still Server 2000.
Main problem: Zones vanishing when I make them ADI
0
Comment
Question by:DOCDGA
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:sk_raja_raja
ID: 22713271
Do you see any 4515 in DNS Event ID within Windows 2003? Also, Use ADSIEDIT to view the Zones in AD and check whether you see any corrupt AD information in AD DNS. Steps on how to use ADSIEDIT to view DNS Information in AD are provided under article including the solution for 4515. It is a normal csae when you upgrade from 2000 to 2003 as the AD DNS structure for both is quite different.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/867464
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:sk_raja_raja
ID: 22713274
0
 

Author Comment

by:DOCDGA
ID: 22714388
I ran the command adsiedit.msc and looked in:
DC=Domain name
CN=System
CN=MicrosoftDNS
In here I see all my forward and reverse lookup zones. I do have multiple copies of the lookup zone for my Domain.
Is this normal or should I have only one?
If I should have only one, then how do I determine which one to delete?
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
sk_raja_raja earned 500 total points
ID: 22716356
If you need to connect to DomainDNSZones or ForestDNSZones you would right click on the "ADSI Edit" level in adsiedit.msc and select "Connect to ...". Then type in a distinguished name (or naming context):

DC=DomainDNSZones,DC=yourdomain,DC=com
Or
DC=ForestDNSZones,DC=yourdomain,DC=com

As above, you should find they contain a MicrosoftDNS folder and any zones loaded into that partition.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Companies that have implemented Microsoft’s Active Directory need to ensure that the Active Directory is configured and operating properly. If there are issues found and not resolved, it eventually leads the components to fail or stop working and fi…
Introduction You may have a need to setup a group of users to allow local administrative access on workstations.  In a domain environment this can easily be achieved with Restricted Groups and Group Policies. This article will demonstrate how to…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles to another domain controller. Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…

911 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now