This is a problem in the 6.0.6480.0 version of the DNS MP.

This MP includes a monitor to inspect the DNS server’s ability to resolve external domains.

The problem is – that the moniotr defaults to inspecting “” when it should use a base domain, like “”.

You will find all of your DNS servers in this state – if you dont override it.  This is true for 2003 and 2008 servers:



To resolve this – simply override the monitor, for ALL OBJECTS OF TYPE, and change the Host string from “” to “”.  If your DNS servers cannot resolve external addresses by design – disable this monitor.