i have setup a 2nd DC for my environment as below:
I built the 2nd sever - then added the Roles ADDS & DNS - then promoted it to a DC - followed the steps to add it too a existing domain then followed the wizard all seems ok.. after this i have made sure replication works - also on DC1 within DHCP i have added the IP for DC2 in the DNS servers - is there anything else that needs to be done?? also does below look ok? i dont need to add the DNS IP of DC2 in DC1 do i?
sub & gateway same as DC1
DNS Primary: 192.168.1.2
DNS secondary: 192.168.1.3
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