When you try to start a Windows Server 2008-based DNS server, the DNS server stops responding. Additionally, the following event is logged in the DNS server event log:
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
- The server does not have network connectivity.
- The network device to which the server is connected takes a longer time to start than the server.
To resolve this problem, make sure that the following conditions are true:
- The server has network connectivity, and the link light is displayed.
- The server's network adapter contains a valid IP address.
Article ID: 954423 - Last Review: Jul 4, 2008 - Revision: 1