Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Windows Server 2008 domain has no DNS server

Posted on 2013-01-04
2
Medium Priority
?
380 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-06
We have two Windows 2008 domains A and B in our environment.Domain A contains all client computers. ThDomain B has no client computer setup for the domain, however there are several shared folders on the domain controller for domain B, and it is the intention of the company to keep domain controller B (and domain B). Both domains are on the same LAN and same IP address space. I need to configure a two way trust relationship between the two domains, but domain B has no DNS and this is making the trust relationship configuration fail. How do I proceed?
0
Comment
Question by:bobox00
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
smckeown777 earned 1500 total points
ID: 38746889
Sorry bit confused here...how do you expect Domain B to function if it doesn't have a DNS server? Active Directory can't function without a DNS server, so I'm suprised domain B is even functioning correctly...

Can you not just add the DNS service to the DC in Domain B to fix this?
Or asked another way - what is your goal here?
0
 

Author Comment

by:bobox00
ID: 38749808
I was wrong. Found out that DNS service was already configured. I have created the trust succesfully. I created DNS forwarders and revers DNS pointers and pinging (domain controller names) was fantastic after that.
0

Featured Post

Prepare for your VMware VCP6-DCV exam.

Josh Coen and Jason Langer have prepared the latest edition of VCP study guide. Both authors have been working in the IT field for more than a decade, and both hold VMware certifications. This 163-page guide covers all 10 of the exam blueprint sections.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
For anyone that has accidentally used newSID with Server 2008 R2 (like I did) and hasn't been able to get the server running again because you were unlucky (as I was) and had no backups - I was able to get things working by doing a Registry Hive rec…
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question