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I am getting this exchange error about DNS what does it mean

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Process MSEXCHANGEADTOPOLOGY (PID=1804). The site monitor API was unable to verify the site name for this Exchange computer - Call=DsctxGetContext Error code=8007077f. Make sure that Exchange server is correctly registered on the DNS server.
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by:MegaNuk3
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Make sure there is a AD site that has the IP subnet of the exchange server
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Then you should be able to run
Nltest /dsgetsite
On the exchange server and it will return an AD site name.
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So if the exchange server has ip address 192.168.1.10 and subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 then you should have an AD site (let's call it HQ) that has the subnet 192.168.1.0/24 defined

Then if you run the Nltest command I mentioned earlier, you should get an answer of HQ
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by:IBM-server
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when I run the command I get the name of the store
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so it says default first site name
should it say anything past that
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Nope, that looks good, then on the exchange server in the application event log you should get an AD Topology discovery event to say it found a site to be in
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