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Parent Domain Can Not Resolve DNS Queries About Child Domain

Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have domain.local on my PDC, and on my newest DC at a remote site I created touchdown.domain.local as a child domain in the same forest. I ran DCPromo and the child domain can resolve DNS from the parent and it is a domain controller. However, I can't get replication going because the parent can't talk to the child. The parent is at and the child is at The parent DNS does not acknowledge server2.touchdown.domain.local as even with an NS record and an A record.

Under touchdown properties, I have the correct FQDN, but it can't validate the IP address.
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