Event ID 2501 — DNS Server Informational Events

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

These event are informational only, and they do not signify any health state of the DNS server. These events are logged when the server is operating normally.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2501
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DNS-Server-Service
Version: 6.1
Message: The DNS server has completed a scavenging cycle:
Visited Zones = %1,
Visited Nodes = %2,
Scavenged Nodes = %3,
Scavenged Records = %4.

This cycle took %5 seconds.

The next scavenging cycle is scheduled to run in %6 hours.

The event data will contain the error code if there was an error during the scavenging cycle.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

DNS Server Informational Events

DNS Infrastructure