DDNS Issue When Using TCP/IP Alternate Configuration
Posted on 2010-08-23
I've noticed some unexpected behaviour in regard to dynamic DNS updates when using Alternate Configuration TCP/IP settings, but can find no reference to what I see in any doucmentation or on the web. Can some please help explain what I am seeing...
Basically machines using Alternate Configuration settings do not register with DNS.
The machines (both XP and Windows 7) register fine if using DHCP or static details, but refuse to register if using Alternate Configuration (User Defined not APIPA). All addresses are the same in each instance (ie. IP, subnet, DG, DNS).
We have users that work at secndary sites sometimes that do not have DHCP. To get around this we set Alternate Config's on them. then they do not register...Pain.
DHCP and DNS running on Server 2003 AD DC's.
Any pointers very welcome.