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DNS does not start on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers

KB ID: 1280
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 5.x
Published: 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2020-08-13
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Challenge


 

Cause

The Surebackup Domain Controller can't communicate with the replication partners before loading the zone.

Solution

There is a Microsoft registry key that should be modified only on the Virtual Machines inside the SureBackup job due to the nature of the key.

Open Regedit
Browse to the following extension: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Parameters
Add the following dword (32 bit) value: Repl Perform Initial Synchronizations
And leave this set to 0.


*A reboot may be required to load the key properly.

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