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Old DNS server listed in DomainDnsZones and ForestDnsZones

rotech_IT asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I recently had a windows 2003 DC/DNS server crash on me.  I seized all the FSMO roles and cleaned all the metadata of the crashed server.

I am now receiving the following error on the newly promoted DC/DNS server:

Event Type:      Warning
Event Source:      DNS
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      4521
Date:            1/13/2010
Time:            10:11:40 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      <ServerName>
The DNS server encountered error 9002 attempting to load zone . from Active Directory. The DNS server will attempt to load this zone again on the next timeout cycle. This can be caused by high Active Directory load and may be a transient condition.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

I have tried all solutions listed when googling this error and nothing has worked.

I open DNS and noticed that the only server listed in DomainDnsZones and ForestDnsZones is the old crashed DC/DNS server.  I think this is directly related.  My question is, what is the proper way of resolving this issue?  Why aren't the other two active DNS servers listed?  FYI:  I have ensured all A, CNAME records for the crashed server have been removed.  I have also verified that it is not listed in the Name Servers tab.

FYI, I currently have two active DCs both are running DNS.

I hope I gave enough details above, I am in desperate need of help!  Thanks!
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