troubleshooting Question

external DNS SRV autodiscover record

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I set up this record on our hosting companies dns server and when
running the Exchange test connectivity tool it fails to find it. I
had the hosting company do some tests of there own and here is the
log they came back with.The test was performed on a non-caching
external nameserver, and it appears to work fine. The answer he gave
to me is in quotes "Is it possible the server or software you're
using to test just hasn't pulled in the updated record yet?" Any help
is appreciated.

[jim@xxxxxxxxx ~]$ nslookup
> set type=srv
> __autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com
Server: xxx.50.226.5
Address: xxx.50.226.5#53

Non-authoritative answer:
__autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com service = 0 0 443
remote.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com.

Authoritative answers can be found from:
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com nameserver =
ns2.kthostingsolutions.com.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com nameserver =
ns1.kthostingsolutions.com.


[jim@xxxxxx~]$ dig __autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com SRV

; <<>> DiG 9.6.1-P2-RedHat-9.6.1-13.P2.fc12 <<>>
__autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com SRV
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 28998
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL:
0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;__autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com. IN SRV

;; ANSWER SECTION:
__autodiscover._tcp.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com. 86323 IN SRV 0 0 443
remote.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com.

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com. 172723 IN NS
ns2.kthostingsolutions.com.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com. 172723 IN NS ns1.kthostingsolutions.com.

;; Query time: 1 msec
;; SERVER: 209.50.226.5#53(209.50.226.5)
;; WHEN: Mon Dec 21 18:12:11 2009
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 160
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