DNS error message??????

Question

Unable to access search engines. I get "cannot find server" error. At the bottom it says "DNS" error. I am able to log directly into a web site if I have a Address. We have 4 computers hooked up to our network and they work fine. Any advise you can give would be apperited

Thank you

Scott Thomet

Answer

This question was answered on March 24, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When you start DNS Server service, you may receive the following error message:

"Could not start the DNS server service on Local Computer.

Error 9608: DNS Zone Creation Failed."

CAUSE

This behavior can occur when all of the following are true:

* All Active Directory integrated forward or reverse lookup zones are changed to standard primary or secondary zones.

* At least one zone has a space character in its zone file name.

* The DNS server is configured to boot from file.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000 For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

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Author

Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 24, 2004