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You are unable to query a Microsoft Windows 2000-based DNS server, and the following errors are reported in the application event log for DNS Server:
Event ID: 407
Description: DNS server could not bind a datagram (UDP) socket to
IP_address. The data is the error.
Event ID: 408
Description: DNS Server could not open socket for address [IP_address]. Verify that this is a valid IP address on this machine. If it is NOT valid use the Interfaces dialog under Server Properties in the DNS Manager to remove it from the list of IP interfaces. Then stop and restart the DNS server. (If this was the only IP interface on this machine and the DNS server may not have started as a result of this error. In that case remove the DNS\Parmeters\ListenAddress value in the services section of the registry and restart.) If this is a valid IP address for this machine, make sure that no other application (e.g. another DNS server) is running that would attempt to use the DNS port.
These errors can occur on computers that have both of the following services installed on the same server:
To resolve this issue, use any of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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