Exchange 2003 - DHCP and DNS roles

Posted on 2007-09-28
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Our Exchange 2003 server was setup long before I started my position.  I have noticed that the DNS and DHCP roles were installed on our Exchange 2003 box.  However, under DNS there are no forward or reverse lookup zones configured.  Also, under DHCP there is no scope or any other settings.

Currently, our Domain Controller (which I configured) is our DHCP and DNS server.  Is it OK to remove these roles from our Exchange Server?  I am assuming it is but I just wanted to verify it with the experts.


Question by:csimmons1324
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    I see no reason to keep them and it shouldn't affect the Exchange server.
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    by:Bird Dog
    I see no problem either but why don't you set up that server as your backup dns server since it is already installed

    Author Comment

    Thanks guys!  I just wanted to make sure.  I actually have a second server already set up as a backup domain controller.  Since you both answered about the same time, and I like second opinions, I will split the points.

    Thanks again!
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    by:Jeremy Weisinger
    Glad to help. =)

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