Dns not updating ptr records

If there is a problem with PTRs getting updated even after configuring credentials, please see this article: DHCP server processes expired PTR resource records in Windows Server 2003 . The use of Name Protection in the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system prevents name squatting by non-Windows-based computers.Name squatting does not present a problem on a homogeneous Windows network where Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) can be used to reserve a name for a single user or computer.” DHCP Step-by-Step Guide: Demonstrate DHCP Name Protection“Name squatting occurs when a non-Windows-based computer registers in Domain Name System (DNS) with a name that is already registered to a computer running a Windows® operating system.

By default, statically configured clients and remote access clients that do not rely on the DHCP server for DNS registration, will re-register their A & PTR records dynamically and periodically every 24 hours.You must delete them manually to allow DHCP to take care of all new records moving forward. DHCP will give that duplicate named client an IP, but it will not register it into DNS.Also, it will allevaite another issue – If DHCP is on a DC, it will not overwrite the original host record for a machine getting a new lease with an IP previoulsy belonging to another host. Quoted from the following link: “Name squatting occurs when a non-Windows-based computer registers in Domain Name System (DNS) with a name that is already registered to a computer running a Windows® operating system.For example, some folks believe that the DNS servers or other DCs not be running DHCP should be in it. Make sure that NO user accounts are in that group, either.(I hope that’s crystal clear – you would be surprised on the number of responses I get asking if the DHCP credentials should be in this group.) You Just to be crystal clear, this means that if the lease is an 8 day lease, than NOREFRESH should be 4 (four) and REFRESH should be 4 (four) so when you add them together, they are not greater than the lease length.

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