DNS Server not resolving external references / not forwarding to configured forwarders

  • 7006768
  • 09-May-2012
  • 09-May-2012


Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 3


DNS server not resolving external references.
DNS Server not forwarding external queries to the configured Forwarders.
In the DNS DHCP Management console this DNS server did not have an Advanced tab.
DNS server did resolve local queries.


Make a record of what is configured on all of the tabs for the problem DNS server.
Stop the DNS server service on the problem DNS server.
Delete the DNS server object.  (NOT THE NCP SERVER OBJECT!)
Run a DS Repair to help sync the change out.
Recreate the DNS server.
Add back all of the settings that you made a record of previously.
Save changes and refresh the tree.
Start the DNS server service on the problem server again.