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Unable to Add DNS Server to IPAM

Created by Brian O'Donovan, last modified by Eric Bryant on Aug 12, 2016

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Overview

This article  provides brief information and steps to resolve the issue when you are unable to add Windows DNS Server to IPAM. 

The following error appears: 

2016-03-28 10:51:35,448 [52] ERROR SolarWinds.Orion.Pollers.Framework.PollerBase (null) - Error while Querying SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiResponseException: Generic failure  Scope: a.b.c.d\root\MicrosoftDNS[\a.b.c.d\dnssolarwinds] ErrorCode: 0x80041001 

System.Management.ManagementException: Generic failure 
at System.Management.ManagementException.ThrowWithExtendedInfo(ManagementStatus errorCode)
at System.Management.ManagementObjectCollection.ManagementObjectEnumerator.MoveNext()
at SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiDataReader.Read()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiDataReader.Read()
at SolarWinds.IPAM.Pollers.DnsZone.DnsZoneWmiPoller.GetInstances[T]()

2016-03-28 10:51:35,588 [52] ERROR SolarWinds.Orion.Pollers.Framework.PollerBase (null) - Exception during adding Zone record to results.

SolarWinds.Internationalization.Exceptions.LocalizedExceptionBase:

  • Username/Password provided is incorrect.
  • You might be trying to connect with a credential which might be valid on some computers and may not exist on other computers.
  • Check your firewall settings

 

SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiResponseException: Generic failure  Scope: a.b.c.d\root\MicrosoftDNS[\a.b.c.d\dnssolarwinds] ErrorCode: 0x80041001 

System.Management.ManagementException: Generic failure 

at System.Management.ManagementException.ThrowWithExtendedInfo(ManagementStatus errorCode)

at System.Management.ManagementObjectCollection.ManagementObjectEnumerator.MoveNext()

at SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiDataReader.Read()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---

at SolarWinds.Net.WMI.WmiDataReader.Read()
at SolarWinds.IPAM.Pollers.DnsZone.DnsZoneWmiPoller.GetInstances[T]()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at SolarWinds.IPAM.Pollers.DnsZone.DnsZoneWmiPoller.GetInstances[T]()
at SolarWinds.IPAM.Pollers.DnsZone.DnsZoneWmiPoller.GetDnsZoneResult(DnsZonePollerSettings settings)

Environment

All IPAM versions

Cause 

This is an issue on the DNS server.

Possible Resolution

Note: Run the following steps from the IPAM server, and then send the output to our Support team. 

1. Click Start > Run, and enter wbemtest.
2. Click Connect.
3. In Namespace, enter \\<ipaddress of DNS server>\root\MicrosoftDNS.
4. Enter the username and password used for IPam.

5. Click Connect, and then click Query.
6. Enter the following query:
    SELECT Name FROM MicrosoftDNS_Zone
You should See the DNS Zones, similar to MicrosoftDNS_Zone=<no key> for each zone.
7. Double-click one of the entries above to see the zone name at the bottom.

8. Save screen shots of the output, and send them to Support.


 

Note: The same issue is experienced when running the Wbemtest locally on the DNS server. This confirms that the issue is with the DNS server and not an issue within IPAM.

 

****Make sure Job Engine and Collector are working properly via the 

C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\JobEngine\logs

C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\JobEnginev2\logs

C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\Collector\logs

Any errors found results in a possible repair. ****Contact support for further investigation.

 

Article on possible repair of Job Engines and collector services:

https://support.solarwinds.com/Succe...ing_Job_engine

 

 

 

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16:04, 12 Aug 2016

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