ACTIVE DIRECTORY SHARING BETWEEN 2 SERVERS
Posted on 2004-10-19
I'm back again with more questions. I've attempted this one for 3 weeks before I asked. here it goes:
I have two servers. for this purpose we will call them A1 and A2.
A1 is the primary domain controller.
A2 is a secondary domain controller. <- if I have it set up right.
I've tried having 2 domains:
A1 - a.) domain.com
A2 - b.) mail.domain.com
doesn't work. they don't share. and I don't like that setup. I need one domain
I need both servers to be on the same domain.
I need them to share the active directory attributes.
I need them to work together to offer different services.
A1 is a login server, DHCP, DNS, Web Interface
A2 is a exchange server and file server
and in 4 months there will be a A3, as a web server (but we dont have to deal with that today)
Now, A1 has two nic cards. Intranet and Internet. works correctly (thanks to this site), A2 connects to a hub that the clients also pull from, do I need to move the server to be parrellel with A1? For example, use a simple hub from the cable modem, run cables into both servers, and have 2 nic cards in each conputer, so then I can run those 2nd cards out to the main hub? Is that confusing? See I ask, because when I get this problem fix, I'm installing a firewall in front of my front-end servers. so it will be Modem->firewall server->TLGS1 and TLGS2->9 clients.
I will be adding more points to this question, because I typed it I relized I am confused as I typed it. I think some of my problem in the arceticutre (sp) of the network.
Please help with any comments I will try and report results.