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I recently upgraded my domain from 2k3 to 2k8 and my DC's are failing dcdiag /test:dns

I had no failures when I demoted the old domain controllers or errors when I brought them back up as 2k8's.  I had 5 DC's that were all named AD1-5 and I demoted them one at a time, reinstalled, and promoted back to DC's named AD1-5.  Attached is my dcdiag report.
Directory Server Diagnosis
 
 
Performing initial setup:
 
   Trying to find home server...
 
   Home Server = AD1
 
   * Identified AD Forest. 
   Done gathering initial info.
 
 
Doing initial required tests
 
   
   Testing server: SanDiego\AD1
 
      Starting test: Connectivity
 
         ......................... AD1 passed test Connectivity
 
 
 
Doing primary tests
 
   
   Testing server: SanDiego\AD1
 
   
      Starting test: DNS
 
         
 
         DNS Tests are running and not hung. Please wait a few minutes...
 
         ......................... AD1 passed test DNS
 
   
   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
 
   
   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
 
   
   Running partition tests on : Schema
 
   
   Running partition tests on : Configuration
 
   
   Running partition tests on : abacus-corp
 
   
   Running enterprise tests on : abacus-corp.com
 
      Starting test: DNS
 
         Test results for domain controllers:
 
            
            DC: AD1.abacus-corp.com
 
            Domain: abacus-corp.com
 
            
 
                  
               TEST: Authentication (Auth)
                  Error: Authentication failed with specified credentials
                  
               TEST: Basic (Basc)
                  Warning: The AAAA record for this DC was not found
                  
               TEST: Forwarders/Root hints (Forw)
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  a.root-servers.net. (2001:503:ba3e::2:30)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  b.root-servers.net. (128.9.0.107)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  f.root-servers.net. (2001:500:2f::f)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  h.root-servers.net. (2001:500:1::803f:235)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  l.root-servers.net. (198.32.64.12)
 
                  
               TEST: Records registration (RReg)
                  Network Adapter
 
                  [00000006] Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet:
 
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.241: 
                     AD1.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.241: 
                     gc._msdcs.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.242: 
                     AD1.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.242: 
                     gc._msdcs.abacus-corp.com
                     
               Warning: Record Registrations not found in some network adapters
 
         
         Summary of test results for DNS servers used by the above domain
 
         controllers:
 
         
 
            DNS server: 128.9.0.107 (b.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa. failed on the DNS server 128.9.0.107               
            DNS server: 198.32.64.12 (l.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa. failed on the DNS server 198.32.64.12               
            DNS server: 2001:500:1::803f:235 (h.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:500:1::803f:235               
            DNS server: 2001:500:2f::f (f.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:500:2f::f               
            DNS server: 2001:503:ba3e::2:30 (a.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:503:ba3e::2:30               
         Summary of DNS test results:
 
         
                                            Auth Basc Forw Del  Dyn  RReg Ext
            _________________________________________________________________
            Domain: abacus-corp.com
 
               AD1                          FAIL WARN FAIL PASS PASS WARN n/a  
         
         ......................... abacus-corp.com failed test DNS

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by:Akhater
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what is the dns server of you DC ?

can you post ipconfig/all

it looks like you have configured the NIC of your dc with an external dns ip address
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by:LrdKanien
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Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-81-2E-C1-EE
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::38b4:d005:cfb9:fa4b%11(Preferred)
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 216.55.150.241(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 216.55.150.1
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : ::1
                                       127.0.0.1
                                       216.55.150.242
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
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do you have DNS installed on that specific DC ?

i guess that 216.55.150.242 is the ip of the second DC ?
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yes, and yes.
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by:LrdKanien
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How do I automatically generate the AAAA records for itself?  It is AD1.

Directory Server Diagnosis
 
 
Performing initial setup:
 
   Trying to find home server...
 
   Home Server = AD1
 
   * Identified AD Forest. 
   Done gathering initial info.
 
 
Doing initial required tests
 
   
   Testing server: SanDiego\AD1
 
      Starting test: Connectivity
 
         ......................... AD1 passed test Connectivity
 
 
 
Doing primary tests
 
   
   Testing server: SanDiego\AD1
 
   
      Starting test: DNS
 
         
 
         DNS Tests are running and not hung. Please wait a few minutes...
 
         ......................... AD1 passed test DNS
 
   
   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
 
   
   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
 
   
   Running partition tests on : Schema
 
   
   Running partition tests on : Configuration
 
   
   Running partition tests on : abacus-corp
 
   
   Running enterprise tests on : abacus-corp.com
 
      Starting test: DNS
 
         Test results for domain controllers:
 
            
            DC: AD1.abacus-corp.com
 
            Domain: abacus-corp.com
 
            
 
                  
               TEST: Basic (Basc)
                  Warning: The AAAA record for this DC was not found
                  
               TEST: Forwarders/Root hints (Forw)
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  a.root-servers.net. (2001:503:ba3e::2:30)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  f.root-servers.net. (2001:500:2f::f)
 
                  Error: Root hints list has invalid root hint server:
 
                  h.root-servers.net. (2001:500:1::803f:235)
 
                  
               TEST: Records registration (RReg)
                  Network Adapter
 
                  [00000006] Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet:
 
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.241: 
                     AD1.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.241: 
                     gc._msdcs.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.242: 
                     AD1.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server 216.55.150.242: 
                     gc._msdcs.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server ::1: 
                     AD1.abacus-corp.com
                     
                     Warning: 
                     Missing AAAA record at DNS server ::1: 
                     gc._msdcs.abacus-corp.com
                     
               Warning: Record Registrations not found in some network adapters
 
         
         Summary of test results for DNS servers used by the above domain
 
         controllers:
 
         
 
            DNS server: 2001:500:1::803f:235 (h.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:500:1::803f:235               
            DNS server: 2001:500:2f::f (f.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:500:2f::f               
            DNS server: 2001:503:ba3e::2:30 (a.root-servers.net.)
 
               1 test failure on this DNS server
 
               PTR record query for the 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.ip6.arpa failed on the DNS server 2001:503:ba3e::2:30               
         Summary of DNS test results:
 
         
                                            Auth Basc Forw Del  Dyn  RReg Ext
            _________________________________________________________________
            Domain: abacus-corp.com
 
               AD1                          PASS WARN FAIL PASS PASS WARN n/a  
         
         ......................... abacus-corp.com failed test DNS

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rather, since I'm not using IPv6, how do I get it so that it is disabled and DCDIAG doesn't report it as errors?
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my problem was that after I did the upgrade fro 2k3 to 2k8 I had to reconfigure my DNS forwarders on the server.  
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