The DNS server encountered invalid domain name “%1”.

Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 1542
Source: DNS
Version: 5.0
Message: The DNS server encountered invalid domain name “%1”.

Domain names must conform to certain naming restrictions. Domain names allow the use of the characters a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and the dash, or minus, sign ( – ). They can contain uppercase and lowercase characters, and they are not case-sensitive. Identical names are not allowed. The maximum length of domain names is 254 characters.

User Action

In DNS Manager:

1. Search the database files for the specified domain name.
2. Open each resource record and edit the specified name based on the restrictions defined in the explanation.
3. Stop and restart DNS.


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