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What is the most reliable way to promote an NT 4 DNS secondary server to a primary server ?
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When DNS is concerned your primary and secondary servers and exact duplicates. The Secondary DNS server is just a copy of your zone files, etc.

There really isn't a DNS Promotion tool (that I am aware of - I could be wrong).

Heres a white paper of configuring DNS:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q172953

And here is a document on configuring a secondary DNS:
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q181600

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Heres another article I found. Might be of use. It's a how to on replacing the current primary DNS server with a new Primary DNS server.

http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q300468

Thanks!
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