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DNS not pushing to PDC

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Have two domain controllers, Window Server 2003 R2 with DNS also installed. I can create a new record on the PDC, and check the other DC and the DNS record shows up. However if I delete it at the other DC and increment the SOA number, it does not push to the PDC. It sticks around.

I ran DCDIAG /TEST:DNS and all passed.
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The DNS updates between domain controllers are synchronized as part of the AD synchronization and not as DNS push/pull. It is normal to have up to 15 minutes delay.
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thanks. I checked a while longer and it was gone. that's good news.

what is the difference between reload and refresh? when is one better or detrimental to run compared to the other?
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Reload reloads the full DNS tables from the Primary DNS while Refresh checks for updates only.

However, they don’t have an effect on AD-Integrated zones.

If you have Primary/Secondary zones, you could use each of them to update the secondary zone. But if your zones are huge, Reload could take quite a long time.
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thanks.
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