Equivalant of DNS Views for Windows 2000 or 2003

Hello,

I am looking for an equivalant of the BIND 9 feature called "DNS Views", that is compatible with Windows 2000 and/or 2003.

Here is the motivation:

I have network A 172.24.0.0/24 and network B. 172.24.1.0/24

Server 1 (bigserver.company.org) has dual gigabit network cards connected to network A and B respectively, let's say it is 172.24.0.10/24 and 172.24.1.10/24

network A and B are connected with a low-speed (10M) router, and packets can go from any comp on net a to any on net b...

Now then; if I assign dual IP addresses to the domain bigserver.company.org, as I understand it, the Windows 2003 server will alternate between the two when responding to client requests... Of course, this is a problem when a client on network A resolves bigserver to be 172.24.1.10 - the data goes across the low-speed link.

Using DNS Views under BIND, this is easily solved; you simply resolve all requests for bigserver from network A 172.24.0.0/24 to 172.24.0.10, and from network B 172.24.0.0/24 to 172.24.1.10.

Is this possible to do with Windows 2000 or 2003?

Is it possible to run BIND alongside (i.e. on the same machine) Windows 2003 DNS on a  Domain Controller?

lmhosts is not an option; I am looking for something compatible with DHCP - i.e. no client configuration.

Will increase points to 300 for a viable solution to the above. ("Not possible" answers will recieve the 50)
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oBdACommented:
Yes, it's possible; it's called Netmask Ordering. You can enable/disable it in the properties (Advanced tab) of the DNS server.
Description of the netmask ordering feature and the round robin feature in Windows Server 2003 DNS
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=842197
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matheweisAuthor Commented:
aBdA:

Perfect - exactly what I was looking for. I figured it would be possible, I just had no clue what it was called. Thanks!
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