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Need Help with DNS entries f/ SBS 2003

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I am getting a bunch of warning in my DNS log files and for some reason the PCs on the LAN teh DNS is not refreshing??  PCs are losing thier internet connection and I have to refresh the DNS to fix it?   I am using a Sonicwall TX170 that provides DHCP address.
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Here is a previos question about the same problem and a link which was accepted as the result, so hopefully you will be able to read through and resolve the issue.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Misc/Q_21863073.html
If you get stuck anywhere, please come back for more assistance.

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I looked at the root hints and it is pointing to itself. Since this is SBS 2003 and its the only DNS sever on this local network I presume the problem is the root hint is pointing to itself??   So if thats the case then and this is the only DNS server do I just remove the root hint all together??
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Can you post some screen dumps of the Interfaces, Root Hints, Advanced and the Forwarders tabs please.

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I have created the screen shots in word
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SO I do need to remove the current entry in root hints correct?? If you dont mind please explain these entries?
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Funny you should mention the Monitoring Tab...I did both test and it passed prior to making changes. I am working on the server now so Ill get you know soon.

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Can I copy and paste this list from the cache.dns???
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Thanks for your help.  Hopefully this will fix the PCs and the issue is refreshing DNS/ internet connectivity
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If you still have problems - come back and I'll assist further,
Glad it is looking good so far.
Thanks for the points.
Alan
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