Event ID 5773 Logged Even If UseDynamicDns Is Set to 0

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The warning message for event ID 5773 is logged every two hours, even when dynamic DNS registration is disabled for Netlogon by setting the UseDynamicDns registry value to 0.

This is the event that is written to the log:
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: NETLOGON
Event Category: None
Event ID: 5773
Date: 3/29/2000
Time: 3:16:14 PM
User: N/A
Computer: DC
Description: The DNS server for this DC does not support dynamic DNS. Add the DNS records from the file SystemRoot%\System32\Config\netlogon.dns' to the DNS server serving the domain referenced in that file.


Even though dynamic DNS is turned off, the events are written by Netlogon.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version         Size    File name
   07/13/2000  05:02p  5.00.2195.2103  135,440 Dnsapi.dll
   04/14/2000  12:11p  5.00.2195.2041  305,936 Netapi32.dll
   07/11/2000  03:05p  5.00.2195.2101  347,408 Netlogon.dll


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

More information

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


Article ID: 267845 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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