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Server 2008 dns forward issue

I am setting up 2008 server runing AD, DNS & DHCP.
This will replace an existing 2003 server running AD, DNS & DHCP.

I have set the new 2008 server up as a "new" AD, DNS, DHCP server.

When I try to configure DNS forwarding on my new 2008 server, I do not get the options i used to get on the old 2003 server.

This server needs to talk to another server, and previously (as attached) i have set up a DNS domain, to forward traffic for my other domain to that server's ip.

EG DOMAIN.internal to its ip address
and the "All other other DNS domains" box, I have forwarded traffic to my isp's dns.

I can't seem to work out how to do this in 2003?
Any ideas? Or suggestions of a different way to do this?
1 Solution

Open DNS Manager.
In the console tree, click the applicable DNS server. Where? DNS/Applicable DNS server
On the Action menu, click Properties.
On the Forwarders tab, click Edit.
Type the IP address or fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of a forwarder, and then click OK

Jammydixon2kAuthor Commented:
If I add the ip as a forwarder, it is not effective unless it is the first entry

If I add "domain.internal" as a forwarder, it is not found (as this is not on my local lan, but on the wan)

I can leave this connecting to, but I really don't want to do this, as I am then pushing all my internet traffic across my wan, and then to my isp??
Darius GhassemCommented:
You need to setup Conditional forwarders to the other domain.


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