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Hello I hve the following error.

Title:
DNS: Zone _msdcsdomain.local is an Active Directory integrated DNS Zone and must be available.

Severity:
Error

Date:
9/21/2016 11:00:21 AM

Category:
Configuration

Issue:
The Active Directory integrated DNS zone _msdcs.domain.local was not found.

Impact:
DNS queries for the Active Directory integrated zone _msdcs.domain.local might fail.

Resolution:
Restore the Active Directory integrated DNS zone _msdcs.domain.local.

More information about this best practice and detailed resolution procedures: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=189238

If I create a new zone nothing shows up in it.
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Question by:mark hale
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Ganesamoorthy S earned 1000 total points
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check MS link to re-create the DNS Zone

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/817470
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by:mark hale
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Thank you. I have noticed it did not create a new msdcs folder. Is this necessary?
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by:ZenVenky
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If you have more than 1 DC in the domain then, it is required. DNS delegation will fail when AD integrated Apps trying to look for DNS.
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by:mark hale
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The KB says it's for windows 2003, We have 2008 and 2012 servers.
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