creating backup DNS server

I have a backup domain controller on the network.  How do I turn it into a backup DNS server?
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Check that DNS is installed.  By default Active Directory will install DNS and will keep a copy of all Active Directory stored zones in it.

Open DNS, make sure your local domain is available in the Forward Lookup Zone.

If that's all good, you're ready to start pointing your clients Secondary DNS to this server's IP address.  Easiest way to do that is via your DHCP Server.

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al4629740Author Commented:
Can I have a backup DHCP server also?
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
dhcp isn't AD integrated and doesn't have the redundancy as dns does
you would need to have dhcp setup on a different server - preferably in a split-scope configuration
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