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Not sure if my 2008 R2 DC's are aging & scavenging stale records...How can I check this?

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi, I am trying to figure out if I need to do anything extra with my DNS servers on my domain.

Currently, I am in the process of replacing my Server 2003 DC's with Server 2008 R2 DC's.

With the Server 2003 DC's, I have the Aging & Scavenging set and verified it works.

Now, I am replacing these DC's slowly but surely with the 2008 servers and I am noticing some DNS records that are stale, but are not being removed.  Not sure if it is just not stale long enough to be removed automatically or if something else is not set for the 2008 servers.

Also, I have verified Aging & Scavenging is set on my main DC (aka PDC), & the DNS is integrated with AD.  So, when it removes a stale record it should be replicated (updated) to all the other DNS servers, because they are integrated with AD too.  Right?

There was a message that popped up during the promotion to DC's of my 2008 R2 DC's, that mentioned something about not having delegation rights to DNS.  Is that what I need to do?

Lastly, is there logs somewhere that I can check to verify if stale records are being removed from the DNS server(s)?

Just wondering.

Thanks in advance.
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