Dns reverse lookup not updating
KB article 837061 goes over the processing of expired pointer records.We bumped the queue length up to the maximum to make sure that the DHCP server could do the updates quickly.Reverse lookup zone is mostly created and configured if the network is very large, and/or for testing purposes.When the reverse lookup zone is created, you can also create the corresponding PTR records for the host records that are present in the forward lookup zone, which would help you to test the communication with the target host computers.
It was bad enough that they got orders to ”Fix that problem! Since this is a production network, we had to carefully do this step by step, avoiding any disruption to operations. I sent the customer info on scavenging – which covers the basics.
Note: When the reverse lookup zone is created and configured, the NSLOOKUP command does not function properly, and also it sometimes displays incorrect results.
In order to use the NSLOOKUP command, and to rely on its results, you must remove the reverse lookup zone.
VPN users needed to “log on to domain using dial up networking” to get the group policy applied.
That also allowed distributing a registry change that would disable that registration in the future, as described in KB article 246804.