Long-gone computers still listed in DNS

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I just noticed a bunch of computer names in my DNS Forward-Looking zone for machines that were  surplussed long ago.

Can I just delete them?  Is there any related cleanup to be done?

Environment is Server 2008 R2.
Question by:Ronald Hicks
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    As long as those computers are definitely gone you can safely delete their entries in DNS.
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    There is no problem if you delete those records.
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    check your reverse dns as well, im sure there are some entries you can delete there as well

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    by:Ronald Hicks
    Thanks.  Closing

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