Solved

How to create subdomains

Posted on 2004-10-06
5
224 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
Hi,

I got a server running small bus.server 2000, the server is the domain controller and dns for the domain. Now how do I create 2 subdomains?

thanks for a detailed answer
0
Comment
Question by:MrAruba
5 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
Guido-ipc earned 125 total points
ID: 12241878
In Administrative Tools open DNS. Right click your current domain name. For example: test.com. Select New Domain. Enter the new sub-domain. For example new1. The new sub-domain will be new1.test.com. You can add new records in this sub-domain. Repeat this for a second sub-domain.

Guido
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:MrAruba
ID: 12242121
Is this the kind of subdomain users can logon to?
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:swinterborn
swinterborn earned 125 total points
ID: 12242836
In general terms, to create a child domain, you will have to purcahse a new server, install Windows Server on it (NOT SBS) and run dcpromo to make it a domain controller.

I suspect from your question that you want to add more domains, all hosted on your existing server. This is impossible, each domain has to have it's own server. In addition, I seem to remember that SBS does not allow you to have child domains. I may be wrong on that, but SBS is definitely limited to being the root of the domain tree only - it can never be a child domain.

HTH
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
HP 1920 Switch -- IFNET LINK_UPDOWN Errors 3 78
Hostname printer change 8 66
Exchange Server Send connector and DNS Round Robin ? 6 39
Application timeout 4 37
Even if you have implemented a Mobile Device Management solution company wide, it is a good idea to make sure you are taking into account all of the major risks to your electronic protected health information (ePHI).
PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
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…

685 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