Got a question we seem to disagree on amongst colleagues.
In "modern" Windows environment (2008, 2012, 2016) with multiple DNS servers within unique AD (let's keep it simple for argument sake and not talk multi AD or forests), what is the best practice when it comes to IP assigning.
#1. Each DNS server has itself (loopback) as unique DNS entry in the TCP/IP settings, and any second DNS is declared in the Name Servers tab.
#2. Each DNS server has itself (loopback) as Primary DNS entry AND any second DNS is declared as Secondary DNS entry in the TCP/IP settings.
#3. Each DNS server has the secondary DNS declared as Primary AND itself (loopback) in the TCP/IP settings.
All three scenarios seem to work 99% of the time, when it comes to AD replication mostly, but at times, we like to point fingers at each others config for any downtime that occurred, and subsequently buy a round of coffees for the team :)
Any Experts wish to comment ?