Number of DNS records fluctuates on a multihomed DNS server that is running Windows Server 2008

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Symptoms

Assume that you install the update that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2584476 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Additionally, assume that the computer is a multihomed DNS server. In this situation, the number of DNS entries fluctuates for several minutes when you first start the computer. Additionally, the Remote Procedure Call service fails intermittently, and you receive the following error message:
Error 1722: The RPC server is unavailable.
Notes
  • This issue also occurs after you install one of the updates that are described in KB 975792 and in KB 2509553.
  • This issue does not occur when one of the following conditions is true:
    • You select the Disable recursion option in the Advanced table of the DNS properties.
    • You restart DNS and DNS Cache at the same time.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information about how to obtain a Windows Server 2008 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows Server 2008 file information notes
Important Windows Vista hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only "Windows Vista" is listed on the Hotfix Request page. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows Vista" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.
  • The files that apply to a specific product, SR_Level (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table.
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    VersionProductSR_LevelService branch
    6.0.6002 . 22xxxWindows Server 2008SP2LDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista" section. MUM files and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.18654168,44819-Jun-201215:52x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.1803125,08804-May-200909:59x86
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.1841686,52802-Mar-201115:44x86
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.22883168,44819-Jun-201214:41x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.2288325,08819-Jun-201213:29x86
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.2288386,52819-Jun-201214:41x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.18654221,69619-Jun-201216:13x64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.1803128,67204-May-200910:21x64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.18416117,76002-Mar-201116:12x64
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.22883221,69619-Jun-201215:32x64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.2288328,67219-Jun-201214:13x64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.22883117,76019-Jun-201215:32x64
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.18654168,44819-Jun-201215:52x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.1803125,08804-May-200909:59x86
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.22883168,44819-Jun-201214:41x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.2288325,08819-Jun-201213:29x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.18654430,59219-Jun-201215:32IA-64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.1803160,41604-May-200910:14IA-64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.18416223,23202-Mar-201115:26IA-64
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.22883430,08019-Jun-201214:16IA-64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.2288360,41619-Jun-201213:12IA-64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.0.6002.22883222,20819-Jun-201214:16IA-64
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.18654168,44819-Jun-201215:52x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.1803125,08804-May-200909:59x86
Dnsapi.dll6.0.6002.22883168,44819-Jun-201214:41x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.0.6002.2288325,08819-Jun-201213:29x86

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More information

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2584476 DNS dynamic update protocol does not register all adapters on a multi-homed DNS client that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
975792 Numeric host names cannot be resolved on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
2509553 Vulnerability in DNS Resolution could allow remote code execution: April 12, 2011

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameX86_84a5b8bd4e6f0ba8741647ef1defb1bd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_31791412eaaf1133.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size698
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_f41b48a424b13f56411059139992104a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_ba3f1fe895c60767.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size698
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_e396f1677fa48fff.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size29,514
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_e3ff200a98db676c.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size28,407
Date (UTC)19-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)14:56
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameAmd64_817b660d5cda013cad362da504ac6b44_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_1ae9827e35328009.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,046
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_b65207d3df7924e9f621e1b38e94b76f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_4acda42ae9afb9ec.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,046
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_3fb58ceb38020135.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size29,542
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_401dbb8e5138d8a2.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size28,435
Date (UTC)19-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)15:48
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_4a0a373d6c62c330.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size28,518
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_4a7265e085999a9d.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size27,482
Date (UTC)19-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)14:49
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameIa64_04bd05a463b33b92f45c7100320694f9_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_ccc1595bf981e276.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,044
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_eee300365ee5077e288cd723bc8f0f8f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_ffbe4cece3af6c0a.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,044
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_e398955d7fa298fb.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size29,528
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_e400c40098d97068.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size28,421
Date (UTC)19-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)14:29
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18654_none_4a0a373d6c62c330.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size28,518
Date (UTC)20-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)12:12
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22883_none_4a7265e085999a9d.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size27,482
Date (UTC)19-Jun-2012
Time (UTC)14:49
PlatformNot applicable

Properties

Article ID: 2725677 - Last Review: August 15, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbfix kbexpertiseadvanced kbsurveynew KB2725677

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