server DNS issues
Posted on 2014-02-05
I have five DC's, one at each site. For some reason, on my main DC, the DNS entry for one of the other servers is missing. I am unable to ping that server via hostname. I can reach it by IP and everything else seems to be fine. When I look at WINS, the entry is there. When I look at DNS, the entry is missing. I try to manually add it and I get the following error.
"Warning: The associated Pointer (PTR) record cannot be created, probably because the references reverse lookup zone cannot be found."
When I right click on the forward lookup zone and go to the name servers tab, the server I am unable to ping does not show the IP address, it says unknown. I tried to correct this yesterday but this morning it was back to unknown again.
How do I correct this DNS entry?