JSI Tip 0876. System error 13 in DNS after SP4.

DNS may fail to start after applying SP4 if you have an invalid HINFO record in the zone file. You receive System error 13 has occurred. The data is invalid. and the System event log contains:

Event ID: 7023
Description:
The Microsoft DNS server service terminated with the following error:
The data is invalid.

Event ID: 1501
Description:
DNS server could not parse database file for Zone <Zone name>.

Event ID: 1503
Description:
DNS server could not parse the database file line <line number>.

Correct the HINFO record, insuring it has two strings.

Example of Invalid HINFO Record:

Test IN HINFO "WWW Server"

Example of Valid HINFO Record:

Test IN HINFO "WWW Server" "Customer Sites"

TAGS: Windows 8
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