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We want to configure a Microsoft DNS Server on Windows 2003 Server, that resides on a DMZ, to do recursion (resolve external domains) only for a specific internal subnet and not for the whole internet (it should not be an open DNS).
We have done this several times on Linux using Bind as DNS Server, but we are not sure if this is even possible on a Microsoft DNS.
Thanks in advance for the help.
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Chris Dent earned 1500 total points
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MS DNS doesn't have the functionality to allow you to selectively answer recursive queries. It's one of the many features that would be really useful to have for MS DNS.

BIND, of course, can with ease, which only makes it more frustrating.

Chris
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Dear Chris,
thank you very much for your reply.
If you are sure about your answer then I should close the question.
Is it possible to have your answer documented (it is not necessary, but it would be nice to have it)?
Thanks again for the information.
Regards.
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