DNS Server services need to be restarted

Hi,

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Standard setup. We had a new internet connection setup. I keep having to restart the DNS server service every other day. i've checked the logs and nothing seems to be obvious.

Regards
Hasan
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Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
have you checked the logs under Application and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows > DNS ??
Technical InformationAuthor Commented:
Yes, there are no alerts or warnings.
Kash2nd Line EngineerCommented:
what forwarders have you got set up on your DNS. Are there any pointing to your old ISP?

What makes you think, its the DNS?
Are you having trouble browsing websites etc  on SERVER or WORKSTATIONS?

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Technical InformationAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your replies, I'm having issues accessing websites from both client machines and the server.

The reason I think it's the Dns service is because I can still access sites via ip. Also when I restart the DNS server service I can immediately access sites again.

I have no forwarders in place but will add my ISP dns Today.

Hasan
Kash2nd Line EngineerCommented:
when you have a problem, can you do you tracert at all.

Is your server fully updated and patched.
Technical InformationAuthor Commented:
It just happened again and I was of site so couldn't run a tracert, I've just added my ISP DNS Servers in Forwarders. I'm hoping this will fix it. It seems to be up to date patch wise.
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