DNS Problem on server 2008

Posted on 2009-04-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Server Running Windows Server 2008, with 6 Clients running XP Professional.

The DNS will suddenly stop resolving websites. I have to go on to the Server - stop the DNS Server service running and start it again.

It occurs almost once a day.

Any suggestions?

The service doesn't stop - it just stops resolving web pages on the client PCs. And wont resolve anything until I restart the DNS Server service.
Question by:unrealone1
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    Do you have DNS forwaders setup with the most updated forwarders from your ISP? Make sure you are fully updated.
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    by:Chris Dent

    > The DNS will suddenly stop resolving websites.

    All? Or some? There is currently an issue with Server 2008 where it will cease to resolve domains if you're using Root Hints.

    I would check the Forwarders if you have any configured as problems there would cause problems with resolution.

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