DNS setup for Web Hosting

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Hi,
I am looking for any recommended best practices, setup guides, etc. I have a book and help files. But, I thought I would check here first for any tips to reduce hair pulling, lol. :)

I have 2 servers running Windows 2008 Server Standard
Server 1: IIS, Primary DNS
Server 2: SMTP, POP3, Secondary DNS
Each server is behind a Juniper firewall and is assigned an internal IP range mapped to external IPs from my datacenter ISP. The firewall also does DNS proxy to the ISP DNS IPs.

I am looking to configure the DNS for Web hosting. I will also act as my own nameserver as I do now. I am in the process of migrating from one datacenter to another. However, this time I am using my own firewall (setup complete for that) and my own DNS.
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Top Expert 2006

Commented:
are you talking about just internal access to internally hosted sites? or outside world having access to your hosted sites?

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Commented:
Yes these are public websites. Outside people will have access to the site, FTP, email, etc.
Top Expert 2006
Commented:
DNS is pretty basic when it comes to this, a simple secured zone (doesnt need to be AD integrated really) with your records included....not a lot more to work with really....these are segmented from your Actie Directory backend servers yes?

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Commented:
I am not using active directory at all on these servers.

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Commented:
Thanks, I think I am OK now. I did a bit more reading.

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