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IPV6 address in DNS WIN 7

Posted on 2010-09-02
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encounter a problem on a Windows 7 computer (active directory 2003)
In the DNS console, we only see the IPV6 address displayed
When we run ipconfig /registerdns, IPV4 address appears but disappears after a reboot of the machine...
We try to uncheck IPV6 in the NIC properties of the computer, but it did not change anything...

this behavior is normal? :

With a static IP : the IPV4 and IPV6 is registered in the DNS
With a dynamic IP : only the IPV6 is registered in the DNS..
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by:Matt V
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When you are doing the ipconfig /registerdns, do you have a DHCP lease or a 169.x.x.x address?
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Hi. A DHCP lease.
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IPV6 is the new standard IP Address. Its a normal thing for the newer generation of internet protocol. So don't be suprised if its not there a few years down the road. It was designed to fix a multitude of IP problems.
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Can you ping the Win7 machine by name when there is no DNS entry?  Forcing an IPV4 ping?
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That worked!
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So it registered once you pinged it?
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Sure did!
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Thanks a million!
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