Is it possible to run a secondary DNS server on WHS for a SBS 2008 domain?
Posted on 2009-12-30
I am currently looking into adding redundancy to our clients network as they are going to be running 3CX as their phone system and in the event of the SBS 2008 box being down, I require the phone system to still have internet access (for VoIP, etc. as well as the IP phones)
The network is already running a Windows Home Server for backup of critical workstations and has a secondary DHCP server running on the WHS (using an excepted area of the existing SBS scope).
I was windering if is possible to run a secondary DNS server on the WHS (it is essentially windows 2003) for the SBS 2008 domain. I do not want it to be a secondary domain controller, it is really just for internet lookups as well as being able to resolve the existing computers and devices in the network (e.g. the IP phones).
Also the WHS is not domain joined in anyway as I understand this might violate the EULA.