DNS Best Practices Analyzer error

Hi Experts,

I have installed two Windows Server 2012 DCs in a new forest, single domain. Both are configured as DNS servers (AD-integrated).

On one of the servers, the DNS BPA reports the following:


Warning     DNS: Zone TrustAnchors secondary server 192.168.1.123 should respond to queries for the zone.
The secondary DNS server 192.168.1.123 does not respond to queries for the zone TrustAnchors.

Error     DNS: Zone TrustAnchors secondary servers must respond to queries for the zone.
None of the secondary servers configured for zone TrustAnchors are responding.


Can anyone tell me what this error means and how we can resolve it?

DNS appears to be working perfectly fine on both servers but I would like a clean BPA result.

Thanks,
James
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DrDave242Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Are you using DNSSEC in any way?  If not, the TrustAnchors zone isn't used for anything, and the BPA result can be ignored.
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Ben HartCommented:
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Kash2nd Line EngineerCommented:
looks like you have some configuration issues >>> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff807384%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

go to zone transfers tab on both the server mainly the primary one and make sure the IP address of the secondary server is right to start with and troubleshoot accordingly
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failedAuthor Commented:
Hi ubadmin,

I went through that article but it did not resolve my problem.

Hi innocentdevil,

I don't have any IP addresses in Zone Transfers therefore that article does not help I'm afraid. These are AD-integrated DNS servers and therefore do not require permission to transfer zones as far as I am aware.
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failedAuthor Commented:
Hi DrDave242,

We are not using DNSSEC, and what you've said there supports what I've read during my research in to the issue, so I'm going to ignore it since DNS appears to be working normally.

Cheers,
James
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