Event ID 4007 During normal production

Discussion in 'DNS Server' started by Pete Prout, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. Pete Prout

    Pete Prout Guest


    Recently my DNS Service on one of my Domain Controllers crashed. It began
    by producing ID 4007 3 times, producing a single ID 708, and finally an ID
    140 complaining that DNS could not initialize the RPC Service.

    I've found that the ID 4007s are indicative of a loss of communicaitons
    between DNS and AD, usually occuring during initial start up of a domain
    controller. In our situation, however, these events occured during normal
    production hours.

    The error occured after I had left the office for the day, and when I
    returned in the morning and noticed the errors in my Event logs, I attempted
    to start the now-crashed DNS Service. It restarted with no problems, and the
    problem has not reoccured since.

    What could cause these event ID 4007s during normal production? Is there a
    deeper cause to examine, or could it just be a problem with the DNS Service?

    Any help would be appreciated.
    Pete Prout, Aug 3, 2005
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  2. Pete Prout

    Pete Prout Guest

    Forgot to mention I am running Windows Server 2003 SP1 in full Windows
    Server 2003 mode.
    Pete Prout, Aug 3, 2005
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    Check this out:

    and may want to take a look at this, but if you already have SP1, that
    should have taken care of it:

    If what the above article implies it being a possible replication issue, how
    many DCs do you have?


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    Ace Fekay, MCSE 2003 & 2000, MCSA 2003 & 2000, MCSE+I, MCT, MVP
    Microsoft Windows MVP - Windows Server - Directory Services
    Infinite Diversities in Infinite Combinations.
    Ace Fekay [MVP], Aug 4, 2005
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