Cisco being used as DNS server?

I was doing some research and it appears as if you can use certain Cisco routers as DNS servers?
Can someone briefly explain if this is better/worst than having a software based DNS solution (win2k DNS service etc)?

You can do the same with DHCP I saw too.  Which would be better, using your router for just routing. Or using it as a DNS server etc?
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dis1931Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Depends how much traffic you intend to have.  Usually, I have left DNS and DHCP to the servers....but on occasion have had to activate DHCP or DNS due to failure of a DNS or DHCP server at least for a little until repair can be done.


It works fine...never had problems...though I'm sure if you are looking at performance for a large office it might get a bit bogged down due to Internet traffic in the morning or lunch when people turn on their PCs looking for IP addresses on top of the original routing purpose.

dissolvedAuthor Commented:
thanks man
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