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Configuring Clients/Servers for Active Directory Integrated DNS

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Is there a way I can direct network clients and servers to Active Directory DNS without hardcoding an IP address? If I have multiple Domain Controllers that are also DNS servers, can the client be configured to use the DC that validated them when logging on to the domain (a.k.a. LOGONSERVER)? I'm upgrading our Forest & Domain from 2000 (yes, I know) to 2003 and then 2008 and I don't want to have to change all the servers and DHCP servers more than once. If I had to, can I reassign the IP address of the current DNS server to a DC? Will AD, GC, DNS, etc get upset if I change the IP address of a Domain Controller?

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