Updated: March 2, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
If you receive event ID 1925 with the error message that Domain Name System (DNS) lookup failed, inbound replication of a directory partition has failed on the destination domain controller, and you must fix the DNS problem.
An example of the event text is as follows:
Event Source:NTDS KCC
Event Category:Knowledge Consistency Checker
User:NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON
The attempt to establish a replication link for the following
writable directory partition failed.
Source domain controller:
Source domain controller address:
Intersite transport (if any):
This domain controller will be unable to replicate with the
source domain controller until this problem is corrected.
Verify if the source domain controller is accessible or
network connectivity is available.
8524 The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS
Proceed with DNS testing as described in "Event ID 2087: DNS lookup failure caused replication to fail [ http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785014(WS.10).aspx ] ."