Domain Controller did not fail over to second Domain controller

Posted on 2009-04-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
My 1st domain controller fail and my users were not able to login anymore even though I had a 2nd DC. My question is why didn't my 2nd DC take over and is there a way I can test this? Does both DC's need to be GC as well because right now only DC1 is set to be GC?
Question by:rmills8387
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    Yes, your second DC should be a GC as well, and it should run DNS. All domain members should *only* use your DCs as DNS servers; use Forwarders for external requests.

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