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HI

I have a few queries regarding redundancy.
We have a setup comprising of the following:
Domain Controller DC 1 – Win 2008 entreprise

   Global Catalog
   AD, DNS,DHCP and WINS

For redundancy we have setup another Domain Controller as follows:
Domain Controller DC 2 working as a Replication partner– Windows 2008

   Global Catalog
   AD and DNS

 In the event of DC1 failure
 Since DC 2 is working as a replication partner, will DC 2 automatically take over the function of a normal DC ?

 What about FSMO roles ?
 Is there a way to have a redundant DHCP services and WINS ?
 
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FSMO roles do not need to be redundant.  In smaller networks, your FSMO master DC could be off for weeks and you'd never notice it if you didn't try to do things like add more DCs.

If your FSMO master fails and you cannot restore it (I wouldn't restore it, I would) just seize the roles to another DC.
"FSMO roles do not need to be redundant"
FSMO Roles CAN NOT be redundant.
Sure they can.  Just not in the way you expect.  And even then, I'd be careful.
For example, you could create a Virtual Cluster and put the DC with the roles on the cluster.  There.  It's redundant.  HUGELY expensive to do and generally unnecessary... but it'd work.
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ok Mr arnold

i have configuring 2 scope dhcp

DC01   192.168.1.10 - 254  excluding 192.168.1.10 - 100
dc02    192.168.1.10 - 254  excluding  192.168.1.101 - 200

is this correct
and what about Under the properties of each there is an option dealing with delay.
where can i found this option .
thnx
You are missing a rule for 201-254 which means each can allocate IPs in this range.
Presumably you started the scope range from 10 to a allow for static ips 2-9.

Properties of DHCP server within the DHCP MMC, advanced, there is a conflict detection option. This deals with if you have both servers allocating the same IPs, prior to allocating a new IP the DHCP server will test (ping) to make sure the IP is not in use.
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ok but what about wins redandency ?
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