Best Practice for Setting up Domain Controller + DNS Server with FQDN
Posted on 2011-03-13
I'm setting up a new Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP server from scratch. I'm wanting to do it in the best manner possible. I've been told that using proper FQDN is the best practice for several reasons. I attempted to use our FQDN 'mrdomain.co.nz' as the Domain Controller name, this also happens to be domain of our website (and company). This went through fine. However, i'm concerned this may not be the best practice as i've had a few wee issues with DNS & DHCP.
I'm interesting in hearing the pro's and con's of this method also.
I'm looking for some advice in this manner, and I'm sure more info will need to be provided.