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Windows 2008 AD-Integrated DNS does not register domain PCs

Hi Experts,

Ive got a Windows 2008 Domain Controller with AD-integrated DNS. Joined a couple of Windows XP PC to the domain successfully but the host records for these PCs are not shown in the DNS console. Its shown in the ADUC's Computer's container but surprisingly no record is found in DNS. I can ping the hostname from the DC but when i did the nslookup for it, it doesnt resolve the PC's hostname.

Prior to that, before joining the PCs to the domain, ive converted the initial setup of AD-Integrated DNS to Standalone DNS for the purpose of editing the .dns file to include other host records. Next, ive reverted the zone back to AD-integrated dns. Did this action screw up my DNS and therefore non of my domain PCs are registered in DNS? Please advise.


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kenny_klbn
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merowingerCommented:
How is your Dynamic Update settings configured on the forward and reverse lookup zone?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
That could have possibly corrupted the zone. Post ipconfig /all for client and DNS server. When you run ipconfig /registerdns does a A record get registered in DNS?
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