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Orvs <Orvs@discussions.microsoft.com> commented
Then Kevin replied below:
> I found out that in my DNS Database with Automatic
> Update/AD integrated, I have Different hostnames
> pointing to same IP addresses.
> I found out that when you join thee machine in the domain
> and later on you disjoin it and assign a new host name It
> will keep the old name in the DNS database.
> Is there a way to automatically delete those obsolete
> records in the DNS in let say in a partiular amount of
Right click on the zone, choose properties, on the General tab, click the
Aging button. Select, 'Scavenge stale resource records' I give it the same
time as the DHCP lease. Don't go less than the DHCP lease, the record will
get deleted before the lease expires and the record re-registered.
You can also enable Windows 2000 option 002 to release addresses on
shutdown. This should delete the records on DHCP clients that go through
shutdown. I don't think this will work on clients that are disconnected or
are powered off without shutdown. I know this option even works on XBox, or
at least it seems to.
Kevin D4 Dad Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
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