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Losing Printer Host(A) Records in upgraded Windows Server 2008 environment (also Access Points)

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This is a large production environment with approximately 70 printers and 200 computers (at this location) across 5 floors so we have 5 subnnets.  the problem is across all subnets.   We moved one week ago from Server 2003 to 2008 for our DC's including our DHCP server.  Approximately 4 days later we started getting printers who had their Host record disappear in in ForwardLookup but almost inevitably we had the PTR record remaing in Reverse lookup.  I'm not looking for an answer like, change all of the printers to a Static IP and use reservations.  This system was here before me and they aren't going to let me make such a change.  plus our printers move relatively often from floor to floor so static ip's would be a pain anyway.  

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Each Printer has a DHCP account that allows them to update their info

If I clear the PTR record and then reboot the Jet Direct and the flush the DNS cache on our Print Server it will solve the issue as it queries DHCP again.  Almost all printers are on the single File and Print but the issue isn't related to the one machine.  We do have a few networked printers on other billing machines that exhibit the same behavior.
 
We turned off WINS

We are scavenging records on a 7 day interval

I have screenshot attached in the word file showing our DNS settings in DHCP.

Our wireless Access points are showing Similar behavior.




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