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DNS Issue - Server 2003 and Server 2008

Posted on 2011-03-25
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Hey guys,

I promoted a new domain controller in my domain and transfered all of the FSMO roles to the new box. I also installed DNS on the newly promoted domain controller. I have the DNS statically defined on the network card to point to itself (the new box). However, if the old server turns off/shuts off, the new server cannot access the internet. How does this make sense, and, what could be wrong?

I have to enter something like 8.8.8.8 as a secondary DNS server and then I can get out to the web, but that shouldn't be the case.

Moreover, I cannot access exchange 2010 console when the old server is off..... i am assuming it is related to the DNS issue.

Any help would be appreciated.
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On the new box... do you have root hints configured, or (better) a forwarder configured?
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Setup DNS Forwarder on your new box.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787071(WS.10).aspx

Once you have DNS Forwarders setup you should be able to resolve external DNS requests properly
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Valid my friends. I am a dumbass! Thanks so much!
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