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    DNS confusion

    Our Server 2003 servers connected to our Server 2008 R2 domain all seem to have weird DNS errors in the event viewer!

    Mainly : Dnsapi (Failed to register PTR)
    NetBT (The name could not be registered)
    MrxSMB (The master browser...)

    Any ideas as to what is going on? DNS confuses me a lot!

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    Hello googlemad,

    do you have reverse lookup zones for all of your subnets?
    are you using secure updates?

    search the the event ID's

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    Does Dhcp and clients have permissions to write to dns?

    This may help http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787034(WS.10).aspx
    Last edited by j17sparky; 19th October 2012 at 08:52 PM.

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    Found the problem - Didn't have a reverse lookup zone set up.

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