Best practice

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

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
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.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Why the B grade?  What aspect of the answer was unclear?
tarik72Author Commented:
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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