DNS 2003

Posted on 2005-04-26
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
Hi There

I have got 2 domain controllers

Domain name "hitechautolocal"

DC 1 - ADm Global Catalog, DNS Installed.  Ip addess is ""

DC 2 - AD no DNS installed

I want to install dns on DC 2 to balance the load on my DC1

Please tell me how to do this correctly!!
Question by:hitechauto
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    how could you have AD installed without a DNS?  Installing a second DNS will not load balance requestes unless you tell clients to use it.  
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    I suppose if DC 2 is a DC then DNS is already installed there. If it is not yet DC then you can run 'dcpromo' and tell it to be a part of existent domain. Also make changes on your DHCP scope so users obtains two DNS servers.


    Author Comment

    well, DC 2 is running AD with no DNS installed.

    I need to correct this please, suggestions!!!
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    Start 'dcpromo' on DC2. Follow wizard instructions, when asked say DC2 will be part of existent domain.

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