Test lab Domain, DNS and DHCP setup under windows server 2008 R2
I have a requirement to setup a test lab which is actually in my home. What i require is a unit running Windows Server 2008R2 with AD and DNS services. The trick here is i am also running it through a cable modem / router. DHCP would be nice off of the same server but for now it is the Domain / DNS piece i am having trouble with.
Equipment in use:
Windows Server Standard 2008R2 SP1
IP range from router which is acting as DHCP server right now 192.168.5.15-192.168.5.150
Internal IP of modem / gateway is 192.168.5.1
Real external IP of actual ISP cable modem / router - for this example let's say it is 22.214.171.124 (not real ip)
DNS of isp provider service is available.
I am a completely noob when it comes to DNS and i admit in my type of lab i am not sure what i should be putting in as my DNS entries and i do not understand DNS forwarders.
What i am looking for is either someone tell me what settings i should use for the domain controller static IP. Currently i am using 192.168.5.4 for the domain static ip and i have the gateway as 192.168.5.1 but what are the proper DNS settings?
Also if i want to add a 2nd server that has a static ip on it what are the settings on it let's say it is 192.168.5.5 as i believe i should now point the DNS to the primary domain/dns server. If someone can give me an example of DNS settings on that as well?
Lastly what do i need to set under the DNS settings on the DNS server under the domain controller from doing some readnig it appears i may need to put something in as a DNS forwarder.
if my questions do not make complete sense let me know as i mentioned i am terrible in regards to DNS hence this question.
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