?
Solved

Network Setup

Posted on 2004-03-21
1
Medium Priority
?
305 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I'm about to set up my server and one workstation at home so that I can learn more about network administration on the Windows 2000 server. However, I am reading through an Active Directory manual and it's stating that domain names need to be registered with www.internic.org. If I am simply creating domain(s) and user(s) in a "private" environment, then I should still be able to proceed without registering, shoudn't I? Also, how would this affect e-mail? I am thinking of setting up a internet broadband account with my cable provider using a combo (adsl, router, firewall)?

Thanks.

Peter  
0
Comment
Question by:Peter_Fabri
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
anupnellip earned 2000 total points
ID: 10643315
Yes as long as you dont want any internet related function using your domain name you dont need to register your domain name . You can use any domain name for your testing purpose .
  Regarding e-mail , it depends , If you r planning to go for POP3 email where e-mail will come to your ISP & you download it from there then there is no problem . But if you plan to use Microsoft exchage on any other e-mail server of your own then you will have to register your dns , so that people can send mails to you .
  You also need to check with your Service provider if they provide you with static IP to register DNS .

Regards

Anup
 
 

0

Featured Post

Get proactive database performance tuning online

At Percona’s web store you can order full Percona Database Performance Audit in minutes. Find out the health of your database, and how to improve it. Pay online with a credit card. Improve your database performance now!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month10 days, 21 hours left to enroll

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question