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Windows 2003 Standard setup

Windows 2003 Standard setup, i am planning a domain/dns/webserver, all on the same computer. i have a 2000 with domain/web existing now, and another computer that is the dns.
1. server name example ns.testing.com
2. dns ip 216.216.216.216 Example.
3. URL www.testing.com
4. I have my netsol registration pointed to the firewall address and the forwarded to the ip of the server.

Question is, How would I name, configure this so that everything works great on one machine. so it can be the WebServer, Domain Controller, and Dns Server?
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star57tech
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
not really too much to it.  You simply need to go into add/remove programs>windows components and select the IIS service and DNS service (DNS is found under networking).  To make it a domain controller go to start>run and type in DCPROMO

It really wasn't clear in your question if you are starting a new windows domain or not. When going through the DCPROMO wizard choose the appropriate option however.

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star57techAuthor Commented:
Thanks Mike,
the confusion for me is this, I can do a dcpromo, add the IIS and Dns, but concerning the IP scheme of the network, The Dns also. Setting up a web server and dns is easy for me with differant computers. Just never done one that is on the same server. Acting as a Domain controller for Pc's, Acting as the webserver and Dnsserver. Like Foward and reverse lookups.
 Do I need two network cars? Wan and Lan? items like that. And yes New server New Domain! Thanks
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
No you don't need two network cards, you just need one with an IP on the same subnet as your LAN. BUT, if this WWW server is going to be used for PUBLIC network access (IE open to the internet) then i wouldn't recomend doing that at all b/c then your private DC will be open to the internet (to some degree). If you are planning on using the WWW server for an intranet (private use) then i see no problem with it.  Just setup the domain name in the DNS console. Also remember that the DNS server will need to be pointed to itself (and only itself) for DNS name resolution (this is done on the properties of the NIC)
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star57techAuthor Commented:
Thanks Again
 Yes this will be a www server, not an intranet. I have the windows 2000 domain/webserver already and a differant computer running the dns services for it. I know the security problems that I face with this setup. And wished I had another way.
So my server will be 192.168.168.10? lets say and the Wan side of the firerwall will point to the Ip address of the server?
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LauraEHunterMVPCommented:
I feel compelled to bring this up since it hasn't been mentioned otherwise:  you're going to run IIS on the same box as your domain controller?  Not a best practice, better to segregate those two roles onto separate boxes even if only by deploying two virtuals on the same hardware.  IIS/DNS and DNS/Active Directory can co-exist just fine, but it's generally recommended to separate out your web server(s) from your domain controller(s) so that a compromise or mis-configuration of IIS doesn't lead to a de facto compromise of your entire Active Directory.
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star57techAuthor Commented:
iI do agree Laura, but that is not an option for this project, wished it was. I wished I had the money! Besides, the domain controller is only for usenames, no critical information is saved on that server, or even that portion of the network! Its more of a public access than anything.
But I do thank you for the input!
 
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LauraEHunterMVPCommented:
I'd opt for a split b/n mikeleebra and myself.
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