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 “www.microsoft.com” when it should use a base domain, like “microsoft.com”.
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 “www.microsoft.com” to “microsoft.com”. If your DNS servers cannot resolve external addresses by design – disable this monitor.