Where these issues persist or seem likely, review your DNS deployment and modify it accordingly.
When youi review messages in the System log, filter or order the display of all messages to view the messages that specify Dns Api as the source for the message.
Typically, these messages are related to the performance of DNS activities, such as DNS queries or dynamic updates.
Solution: Verify that the primary zone where clients require updates is configured to allow dynamic updates.
The default for a new primary zone is to not accept dynamic updates. Solution: Verify that the zone is available for update. For a standard primary zone, verify that the zone file exists at the server and that the zone is not paused.
You can use the ipconfig /registerdns command option to manually force a retry of the client computer's dynamic registration.
For computers running earlier versions of Windows, you can use the options of the ipconfig command to verify, view, or renew the client TCP/IP configuration details as appropriate.
To update the DNS configuration for a client, either: For more information, see Managing Clients.
Cause: The DNS client attempted to update its information with the DNS server but failed because of a problem related to the server.
Solution: Verify that the client is fully and correctly configured for DNS, and update its configuration as needed.
One common cause of the client failing to update with the DNS server is that it does not have a DNS suffix (either a primary suffix or connection-specific suffix) configured.
Cause: The client was not able to register with the DNS server because of intermittent problems with either the DNS server or the network.