Best practice

Posted on 2006-04-05
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Our company has external domain name, hosted offsite.  We are in the process of elevating our standalone Windows 2000 server to a Domain Controller, DNS, AD, etc.  What would be the best practice in naming the server? xyz.local or or just same as the external

Question by:tarik72
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    Accepted Solution

    xyz.local would be considered the best practice.  Windows can run information for other domains without difficulty, things including Mail services, web sites, and DNS can be easily done.
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Why the B grade?  What aspect of the answer was unclear?

    Author Comment

    I didn't understand the grading system untill now - I read the "Asking Question section".  Yes, you did answer my question and it was clear.  Grade A.

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