Re: DNS not working. Help!
From: Erik Veenhuijsen (erikv70_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 20:10:13 +0200
Open DNS, properties from Server, tab Forwarders, put in the DNS servers
from your internet connection provider.
Restart DNS Server service.
As for your other problem, look at Marina's response.
"Eugene Tan" <insights-[dropthis]@post1.com> wrote in message
> Really stumped and wondering whether I overlooked anything or made a
> Migrated a SBS2k from old P2 to new Opteron h/w. Basically clean install
> then migrate the data and as much settings as possible, using Exch Migrate
> for email and AD user accounts and roaming profiles for user settings.
> migrated ISA settings with ISA Tools.
> The main problem is DNS doesn't work/resolve outside the LAN/Domain.
> The router is ok; doing a ping to external IP works, but ping to domain
> doesn't (hostname unknown). Ping to local PC names etc works.
> SBS has typical settings for LAN and WAN nic, and this config essential
> on the old SBS h/w. I just can't figure out what is wrong after looking
> a few
> places. Other things are largely ok, but not having Internet is a real
> problem coz
> it also means email isn't coming in (using POP).
> Any ideas?
> The other issue but not really big one is with the user profile and
> this one shd be in some FAQ (or perhaps another thread?).
> In order to migrate end-user settings, I specified the user roaming
> in their AD User profile, in each Users' folder. Each user's wallpaper,
> layout etc
> gets copied there. PCs migrate to new SBS install by changing to
> then after reboot join the domain of new SBS (PC account). Then user logs
> and the profile settings are migrated to the local 'cache' on the PC.
> quite so simply. I found that I needed to make the users local
> in order for their settings to be saved, otherwise even Outlook wouldn't
> When copying the User folders, I made each user the owner of their own
> folders. I also changed ownership for the local user folder (Docs and
> on each PC, but still no go; unless the domain user is a local
> can't use their settings as it is not saved (no write rights).
> I wonder if this is any connection to the DNS problem (permissions
> Now, this is strange to me: if on a particular PC, the computer account is
> created via changing domain membership, the user of the PC can login to
> new server. On the server, event log says the PC tried to join but was
> but of mismatched SID yet the user is able to logon. Furthermore, the
> profile and settings have no issue even with restricted rights unlike
> Any idea why, or an alternative workaround appreciated.
> Eugene Tan