Re: basic DNS settings?
- From: "Ace Fekay [MVP]" <PleaseSubstituteMyActualFirstName&LastNameHere@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 21:35:26 -0400
BU Lou <BU Lou@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> made this post, which I then
commented about below:
> I have inherited a network and I'm trying to figure out what the heck
> is going on. Logons for the XP clients is slow (about 2 minutes
> stuck on Applying Computer Settings) and my guess is DNS is not
> configured properly. There are currently 17 DC's listed in ADUC but
> only 7 of those are still active on the network. Here's my
> question...should I have all DC's point to themselves for DNS and use
> a forwarder on each one to get IPs outside the internal network OR
> should I have 1 Primary server with a forwarder and have all other
> DC's as secondary pointing to the 1 server? Sorry to be so long
> winded, but please let me know if you need more information. TIA.
Don gave you the correct config recommendation for you.
But my curiosity is about the other DCs that are no longer in the domain.
Were they demoted or just simply unplugged because they were no longer
needed or they had failed at one point?
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