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DNS: RPC Server or EndPoints not available.

This article was previously published under Q189007
SYMPTOMS
When choosing a remote Domain Name Service(DNS) server in DNS Manager, youmay receive one of the following errors:

The RPC server is unavailable.
-or-
There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.
These error messages will appear in the DNS Manager's Statistics Panel.
CAUSE
The remote DNS Server whose name or IP address is chosen from DNS Manageris not yet started.
RESOLUTION
Start the remote DNS Server using the following steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools (Common), and then click Server Manager.
  2. In the server list in Server Manager, click the DNS server that you are trying to administer.
  3. Click server and then select Services.
  4. Select the Microsoft DNS Server and click start to start the service.
  5. Click close and then close Server Manager.
MORE INFORMATION
When you choose a DNS server listed by its name in DNS Manager, and theservice is not started, you will receive the error:

The RPC server is unavailable.

When you choose a DNS server listed by its IP address, and the service isnot started, you will receive the error:

There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.
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Article ID: 189007 - Last Review: 10/31/2006 19:08:13 - Revision: 1.1

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • kbprb KB189007
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