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Active Directory site aware DNS

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I have a question regarding AD integrated DNS.
We currently run a 2003 AD with multiple sites, each site would have multiple subnets within the site.

Adding multiple DNS entries for the same A host record will cause DNS to perform round robin, this responds with a local site entry if the request is coming from the same subnet put if the request is coming from a different subnet within the same site it will perform round robin responses.

Is this the best AD integrated DNS can do? I see AD doing some nifty DNS responses for its NS entries and wonder if I can do something similar

E.G.

Site1, Site2, Site3, Site4, Site5, Site6 - all with multiple subnets

Two entries for media.domain.com in subnets in Site1 and Site6
I would like Sites1,2and3 to resolve to one of the entries and the other sites to the other entries.

Any assistance gratefully appreciated.

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For setting up round-robin DNS efficiently: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787484(WS.10).aspx

And after this..... setting up your sites and subnets prioritisation: Check out this article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787373(WS.10).aspx
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