Isolate DNS role from all domain controllers
Posted on 2014-02-18
I have a question on separating out DNS, and I don't want to miss any steps. We currently have 3 locations, and we want to add 2 DNS servers to each location as stand alone servers. Right now, DNS is handled by the DC pairs at each site respectively. The goal is to have 2 separate DC's and 2 separate DNS servers (total of 4) at each site location. I am aware of the process to spin up the machines, join them to the domain as member servers, and ten add the DNS roles to them, but what else needs to be done to ensure they take over, and the DC DNS roles can be safely suspended to prevent any disruption?