DNS zone transfers to 2012 R2 server fail

After setting up a new Windows 2012 R2 DNS Server the transfer of some forwardlookupzones fail. The source DNS is 2003 Server.
However not all zones of the source Server fail to transfer. Zone transfers are enabled for the failing server

I will attach an extract of the DNS Debug log.
dnsdebuglog.txt
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TRITEC-kuenAsked:
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
If you notice, the protocol indicated in the log is UDP.  Zone transfers are executed over 53/tcp not udp.

So this is probably due to minor differences between Server 2012 R2 DNS and the older 2003 implementation.  Here is an article that discusses the same issue with a 2008 R2 instance.

Link:  https://www.petri.com/forums/forum/server-operating-systems/windows-server-2008-2008-r2/53527-dns-issues-external-lookups-with-new-windows-2008-r2-dc-s

The workaround is to disable the EDNS probes.

From console of the 2003 server: dnscmd /config /enableednsprobes 0

If that doesn't work, you can try the registry hack:
1. in HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DNS\Parameters
2. Create a DWORD called EnableEDNSProbes and set to 0
3. Restart DNS service.

Dan
TRITEC-kuenAuthor Commented:
Hi Dan,
unfortunatelly the changes you described weren´t a success.
We manually recreated the affected zones on the 2012 server and are now able to transfer to all other 2012 servers.

Best Regards
tritec-kuen

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TRITEC-kuenAuthor Commented:
solved the problem by a workaround
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