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Multiple Records in DNS

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Anonymous
February 16, 2005 4:41:08 AM

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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 time.

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Anonymous
February 16, 2005 3:26:09 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.dns (More info?)

In news:244D1AAA-0CA8-49B9-BD17-15669593868C@microsoft.com,
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
> time.

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.


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Kevin D4 Dad Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
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