troubleshooting Question

dcdiag /test:dns fails

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I'm trying to repair the DNS on a Windows 2008 R2 Server that fails the command dcdiag /test:dns. How can I reset or repair this? Here is the following test results:

Directory Server Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:

   Trying to find home server...

   Home Server = LINFORD01

   * Identified AD Forest.
   Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\LINFORD01

      Starting test: Connectivity

         The host could

         not be resolved to an IP address. Check the DNS server, DHCP, server

         name, etc.

         ......................... LINFORD01 failed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\LINFORD01

      Starting test: DNS


         DNS Tests are running and not hung. Please wait a few minutes...

         ......................... LINFORD01 passed test DNS

   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones

   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones

   Running partition tests on : Schema

   Running partition tests on : Configuration

   Running partition tests on : linford

   Running enterprise tests on :

      Starting test: DNS

         Test results for domain controllers:




               TEST: Basic (Basc)
                  Error: No LDAP connectivity
                  Warning: adapter

                  [00000006] Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet has invalid

                  DNS server: (LINFORD01)

                  Warning: adapter

                  [00000006] Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet has invalid

                  DNS server: (LINFORD01)

                  Error: all DNS servers are invalid

                  No host records (A or AAAA) were found for this DC

                  Warning: The Active Directory zone on this DC/DNS server was

                  not found (probably a misconfiguration)
               TEST: Dynamic update (Dyn)
                  Warning: Failed to add the test record _dcdiag_test_record in zone
            TEST: Records registration (RReg)
               Error: Record registrations cannot be found for all the network


         Summary of test results for DNS servers used by the above domain



            DNS server: (LINFORD01)

               2 test failure on this DNS server

               Name resolution is not functional. failed on the DNS server
         Summary of DNS test results:

                                            Auth Basc Forw Del  Dyn  RReg Ext

               LINFORD01                    PASS FAIL PASS n/a  WARN FAIL n/a  
         ......................... failed test DNS
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