Cluster network name resource ‘Cluster Name’ failed registration of one or more associated DNS name(s) for the following reason: DNS Bad key 9017

dns bad key 9017

Possible causes for this issue

  • Invalid DNS Entries
  • Invalid Cluster Config

Possible fixes for this issue

  • Check that your DNS Server settings are correct and you are pointing to the DNS on your PDC operations master
  • Check that your DNS Server does not have any public DNS servers specified; for example or
  • Take your Cluster Name resource offline, run a repair (fixed it for me)
dns bad key 9017

NOTE: You can safely put your cluster name resource into offline mode without affecting any running virtual machines.

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