The DNS server could not find protocol “%1” specified for the well known service (WKS) resource record (RR) in zone file %2 at line %3. Although the DNS server continues to load, ignoring this RR, it is strongly recommended that you either correct this WKS RR or remove it from the zone file. The zone file is located in the %SystemRoot%\\System32\\Dns directory.

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 1618
Source: DNS
Version: 5.0
Symbolic Name: DNS_EVENT_UNKNOWN_PROTOCOL
Message: The DNS server could not find protocol “%1” specified for the well known service (WKS) resource record (RR) in zone file %2 at line %3. Although the DNS server continues to load, ignoring this RR, it is strongly recommended that you either correct this WKS RR or remove it from the zone file. The zone file is located in the %SystemRoot%\\System32\\Dns directory.
   
Explanation

The protocols for WKS (Well Known Service) records are usually TCP and UDP, but can be any of the entries listed in the Protocol file in the Systemroot\System32\Drivers\Etc folder. The services that can be used for the DNS WKS records have numbers that are less than or equal to 256, and are listed in the Services file in the Systemroot\System32\Drivers\Etc folder. Use these files to view the protocols and services that are available for the WKS records.

   
User Action

To delete this record from the specified database file:

1) In DNS Manager, double-click the specified database file.
2) Right-click the WKS record and then click Delete Record.
3) Stop and restart DNS.

If you need to add a WKS record to the specified database file, select a service from the Services file in the Systemroot\System32\Drivers\Etc folder.

To add a WKS record:
1) In DNS Manager, right-click the specified database file, and then click New Record.
2) Select WKS Record from the Record Type list. Use the context sensitive help to assist you in configuring the WKS record.

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