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DC takes to long to become available on startup

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Eperts good morning,
I'm confronting the following issue, I have a windows 2000 DC and a child 2000 server, everytime I restart the DC after it log on it takes almost 10 minutes to become available aftr that I can start open the mapped network drives, can anybody know what could be the source of the problem?

Thank you in advance
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Configure DCs to use the other DC/DNS as secondary DNS.
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henjoh09:

It is already configured like that
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Anything in eventlog?
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Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      DNS
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      4004
Date:            9/8/2008
Time:            8:07:53 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      NIA-ARUBA
Description:
The DNS server was unable to complete directory service enumeration of zone nia-aua.  This DNS server is configured to use information obtained from Active Directory for this zone and is unable to load the zone without it.  Check that the Active Directory is functioning properly and repeat enumeration of the zone. The event data contains the error.
Data:
0000: 2a 23 00 00               *#..    
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The error message indicates incorrect DNS-configuration.
Can you post ipconfig/all for the server?
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