The DNS server could not create zone %1 from registry data. One or more of the zone registry key values could be corrupted or the zone file is missing. Use the DNS console to replace or repair any corrupted registry key values or confirm that the zone database is available. For more information, see “Configure zone properties” in the online Help.

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 504
Source: DNS
Version: 5.0
Symbolic Name: DNS_EVENT_REG_ZONE_CREATION_FAILED
Message: The DNS server could not create zone %1 from registry data. One or more of the zone registry key values could be corrupted or the zone file is missing. Use the DNS console to replace or repair any corrupted registry key values or confirm that the zone database is available. For more information, see “Configure zone properties” in the online Help.
   
Explanation

The DNS registry entries are EnableRegBoot, Forwarders, ForwardingTimeout, IsSlave, and ListenAddress.

   
User Action

To delete the specified registry entry:

1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. Start a registry editor (Regedit.exe or regedt32.exe).
3. Open the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DNS\Parameters subkey.
4. Right-click the specified entry in the right pane, and then click Delete.
5. Close the registry editor and restart the computer.

To recreate the registry entry:

1. In DNS Manager, right-click the DNS server name, and then click Properties.
2. Recreate the specified entry by choosing the appropriate option in the Server Properties dialog box.
3. Click OK.
4. Click DNS on the menu bar, and then click Update Server Data Files. If the RpcProtocol entry is specified, move all your database files to another folder, and then remove and reinstall DNS using Network and Dial-up Connections in Control Panel.

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