Dynamic Update Is Set to "None" for a DNS Root Zone

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For Active Directory-integrated zones, the default value for the "Dynamic update" setting is "Allow Only Secure Updates."

The exception to this is the default value for Active Directory-integrated root (or ".") zones. For these zones, the default value is "None."


This behavior is by design because the root zone should not undergo dynamic changes.


Article ID: 232187 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
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