Event ID 1925: Attempt to establish a replication link failed due to DNS lookup problem
Updated: May 1, 2010
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
If you receive event ID 1925 with the error message that Domain Name System (DNS) lookup failed, inbound replication of a directory partition has failed on the destination domain controller, and you must fix the DNS problem.
An example of the event text is as follows:
Event Type:Warning Event Source:NTDS KCC Event Category:Knowledge Consistency Checker Event ID:1925 Date:3/24/2005 Time:9:15:46 AM User:NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON Computer:DC3 Description: The attempt to establish a replication link for the following writable directory partition failed. Directory partition: CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com Source domain controller: CN=NTDS Settings,CN=DC1,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com Source domain controller address: f8786828-ecf5-4b7d-ad12-8ab60178f7cd._msdcs.contoso.com Intersite transport (if any): This domain controller will be unable to replicate with the source domain controller until this problem is corrected. User Action Verify if the source domain controller is accessible or network connectivity is available. Additional Data Error value: 8524 The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS lookup failure.
Proceed with DNS testing as described in "Event ID 2087: DNS lookup failure caused replication to fail."