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DHCP & DNS Question

Posted on 2003-12-01
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I would like to set up a BDC on my network and have it run DHCP and DNS is there anything special I need to do?
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No, just install the server as a BDC, and choose to install the DHCP and DNS Server services during the install as well.
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The only thing I was a little confused about was having to DHCP servers?  So if one is down the other automaticaly takes over?
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no, it doesn't work like that.

they'll both answer requests if they're both online. make sure the address scopes in the two servers don't overlap or else you'll get conflicts.

if one dies the other will keep going, but there's no failover possible.

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