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Domain Controller's DNS NIC configuration [duplicate]

I've seen conflicting information on this online, but say you have an environment with two domain controllers: one Forest, one Site, one Domain; simple as it gets. How should each domain controller's ...
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Using existing/active Domain Name for Active Directory Domain Name [duplicate]

I have an active domain name: example.com - registered and hosted with a web hosting provider. Can I use example.com as my active directory domain name? Are there any documentations covering this ...
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Exchange 2013 really slow outside of localhost

We've got a 12 core xeon, 24GB of ram 2012 server. We've recently migrated from exchange 2010 (which was on another server) to exchange 2013 which resides on our new 12 core server. Accessing the OWA ...
2
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1answer
49 views

Have net ads join create a PTR record

When using the net ads join command to join a Linux host (CentOS 6.5) to a domain (Windows Server 2008 DCs), an A record is created but not a corresponding PTR record. Is it possible to have the PTR ...
3
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1answer
64 views

How should DNS be configured for remote VPN access to a Windows Domain?

Suppose you have a small windows domain configured as follows: domain name is ad.example.com (as per these guidelines) DC1 is at 10.10.10.3 DC2 is at 10.10.10.4 DC1 and DC2 are running the ...
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2answers
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Is DNS included in the “Active Directory Domain Services”?

If someone tells me that the "Active Directory Domain Services" role is installed on a Windows server, does that mean that the DNS role is also installed? What software is part of the Active Directory ...
2
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2answers
111 views

DNS Search Order

I have 4 domain controllers in a Win2008 AD domain. All 4 DCs are in my main site and are running the DNS services. Does the logonserver of a client determine the DNS server it will query first? Or, ...
4
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3answers
438 views

In Active Directory, what is the relation between IP, MAC, and OS?

I have one machine on which I want to run 2 different OSs, dual boot between Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012R2 (or others). I want to keep the same computer name, the same IP address, and the same MAC ...
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1answer
77 views

DNS Record - CHange Current Owenership using Powershell

In DNS I have some computers in the list where the current owner no longer exist so you see the sid info as the Current Owner. I like to change this to the machine_name$. Anyone know how to do this ...
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1answer
82 views

Change Active Directory DNS replication from Domain level to Forest

Currently I have an active directory running on windows server 2008 with integrated DNS. The DNS Zone files are set to be replicated Domain wide for one of our domains. I want to change it to being ...
2
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1answer
35 views

Active Directory DNS not resolving ANY queries

I'm experiencing some weird behaviour with our AD Dns resolver. Our Windows network uses the AD as it's DNS resolver, which then in turn resolves queries like Google.com and so on. All fine and dandy ...
3
votes
3answers
138 views

How to combine Active Directory with Split-Horizon DNS?

I'm in a quandary. I need to implement Split-Horizon DNS in my office based on subnet. For example: Users in 10.170.0.0/16 need to resolve "srv01.extra.company.com" to 10.170.0.5 10.25.0.170 Users ...
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1answer
44 views

Building a Windows Server 2008 R2 (DNS, DHCP, AD, etc…) [closed]

I'm looking forward to build my own Windows Server 2008 R2 machine for a company that is in the process of establishment. I have some questions regarding the Windows Server. I'm pretty new to it .. I ...
2
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0answers
246 views

Unable to join Fedora 20 machine to Active Directory with realmd

I don't know a lot about Active Directory, but I have some basic knowledge of what it does. I have been trying to join a Fedora 20 machine to the domain, and have been having some issues. I ran the ...
11
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1answer
477 views

What is an open DNS resolver, and how can I protect my server from being misused by hackers?

I don't have the strongest background in computer security, but yesterday one of my company servers was shut down by our host. It's a server assigned a public IP where I host several web-service ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Cannot add Conditional Forwarder in Active Directory

Right now, I have three forests I'm trying to create trusts between. Let's call them hopelessn00b.local, hopelessn00b.com and internal.hopelessn00b.com. I got trusts configured between ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Can I have a machine in a DNS subdomain, but Active Directory main domain?

I've just started virtualising some Linux servers, and want them to have DNS names like this: name.vm.company.internal Our DNS is hosted on Windows 2003 Active Directory, so most machines are ...
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1answer
38 views

Active Directory Integrated DNS Domain Controller

In one forest, I have a Windows 2003 AD Integrated DNS as my primary DC. I then configured an additional DC on the same forest with it being AD Integrated DNS as well. My thinking is that on my ...
15
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3answers
630 views

Naming a new Active Directory forest - why is split-horizon DNS not recommended?

Hopefully, we all know what the recommendations for naming an Active Directory forest are, and they're pretty simple. Namely, it can be summed up in a single sentence. Use a subdomain of an ...
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votes
1answer
122 views

DNS Server Related Query [closed]

In setting up an Active Directory domain controller, I have been asked the following question, and I'm unsure how to answer it. I was wondering if someone could help me? "By default, the wizard ...
0
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2answers
107 views

Reverse Lookup Zones With Multiple Active Directory Domains On The Same Subnets

I have 3 subnets, lets call them 10.10.10.1/24, 10.10.10.2/24, and 10.10.10.3/24. I also have an Active Directory Forest (all DCs/FFL/DFL @ Server 2008 R2) with 2 subdomains, we will call them ...
0
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3answers
76 views

Why is the secondary interface address on our AD DCs in our domain's primary DNS zone?

We have 2 hardware interfaces on our Active Directory Domain Controllers. The secondary interface should never be listed in our domain's DNS zone, but it is. This is problematic because most machines ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Active Directory replication over VPN - DNS resolution

I have looked around whether anyone had the same issue but so far have not seen anything that would help me. I have a homelab and two VMs (Windows 2k8r2) with public IP addresses hosted in remote ...
2
votes
1answer
18 views

ACL list - SELF

OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard What do you mean by SELF in DNS Zone Security Setting. ( Access Control List ) Please see the print-screen below for more info.
4
votes
1answer
66 views

Secure and Unsecure Dynamic Update

Server Domain Controller OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Client OS - Window 7 From past 3-4 days i was trying to register some of my Client Desktop / Laptop to register their DNS entry dynamically by ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Is it standard practice to always have internal A records for an AD Domain point to GCs?

Full disclosure: I'm not an AD guy so this might pertain to something obvious. I apologize in advance if that's the case - I did try searching for prior questions regarding this. I'm installing a ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

How can I use a Linux BIND DNS server for my Active Directory forest?

I am trying to setup an Active Directory forest that uses a Linux BIND server for DNS. The goal is that the Domain Controller (DC) to be able to make entries in the /etc/bind/db.foresta.net file from ...
3
votes
1answer
59 views

Some Hostname is not seen in DNS Manager ( Windows Server 2008 )

DC Server OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 ( Active Directory Integrated DNS Zone ) Client OS - Windows 7 I am unable to understand, why some hostname are not dynamically registered in DNS Manager. For ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Setting up DNS for Remote Access

I have Windows 2012 with the DNS/DHCP features installed. Do I need to install Active Directory and then add all my machines to the domain of local.FQDN.com for example? I can do this and still use ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Domain Controller Not Found with Two DNS Address

I'm experiencing a problem on some windows clients connecting a Domain Controller. The domain controller is 192.168.10.240 and the client have the following DNS configuration : DNS 1 : ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

DNS Resoluition of Child Domain Workstation(s)

I have three domain controllers: DC-01 = CORP.LOCAL DC-02 = A.CORP.LOCAL DC-03 = B.CORP.LOCAL All three have replication set to All DNS servers in the forest and I can see all three zones in each ...
2
votes
0answers
126 views

Branch office & DNS

We've got a branch office with no on-site services at the moment and we'd like to change that. The biggest goal is to setup some file servers but faster log ons and DNS resolutions will be welcome as ...
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0answers
87 views

Replication issue caused by bad DNS entry in _msdcs

We have 3 DCs in our domain. One of the DCs died (wouldn't boot) two weeks ago. We performed metadata cleanup to remove the old DC from AD. Then we built a new DC with a new name (we used the same IP ...
3
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1answer
176 views

DNS records randomly deleted when client computer come back from sleep

I've been struggling with this issue for days, I hope somebody here can help. DNS records gets randomly deleted in our ad-integrated dns server when Windows 7 clients comes back froms sleep (S3 or ...
1
vote
1answer
138 views

How to handle external and internal DNS on windows 2012

I'm trying to setup an Active Directory network on Server 2012 R2, and want AD's DNS to only be used internally (Ex: domain-controller.company.com) as well as some records that need both internal and ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Split DNS clarification

I need some clarification if I understood this correctly. I've been reading about Active Directory and naming my domain, and the reason Microsoft didn't suggest using external public domain was DNS ...
2
votes
2answers
102 views

Installation of Active Directory on separate VM from DNS does not entierly work - not sure why

Not sure what I am doing wrong here. I have a moderately midrange server (16 cores, 2Ghz, 32GB ECC REG RAM, 6TB storage, nothing too extreme) where I am running Hyper-V (Server 2012 R2 Enterprise) in ...
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3answers
160 views

Windows 2008 Domain - DHCP on Server vs Firewall

I currently administer a Windows 2008 domain network with DHCP running on the DC. Clients obtain addresses dynamically and servers are assigned static addresses. In the case that the DC fails ...
2
votes
1answer
507 views

UnKnown can't find <hostname>: Non-existent domain

I have a small network running Windows Server 2012 servers and Windows 7 clients. Right now I'm trying to setup DNS with an AD-Integrated Zone. I've configured my local machine, which is not a domain ...
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votes
1answer
58 views

DNS A record keeps changing

I have 2 Windows 2012 servers. One is a Domain Controller and the other is a Web Server. DNS is hosted on both of these servers. I have deleted the default A record and made a new one with the IP of ...
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votes
0answers
85 views

DCDIAG The network path was not found.Could not get NetBIOSDomainName Failed can not test for HOST SPN

When trying to add a newly created windows server 2008 R2 machine to an existing network it gives me the following error message "The following error occurred attempting to join domain ...
2
votes
3answers
196 views

Unable to ping Active Directory Server with Domain Name

Domain Controller - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Client OS - Window Server 2003 ( Terminal Server ) I am unable to ping my Active Directory Domain Name i.e corp.abc.com. ( Please see the ...
4
votes
2answers
272 views

DNS resolution fails in web browser but nslookup succeeds

We are a small, 300-seat organization with a mixed BYOD and Active Directory environment (Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows 7 Enterprise) and we are having a very strange problem involving very ...
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votes
2answers
97 views

DNS configuration for numerous departments [closed]

I have two departments in my network. In each department I have DC with running website. I need to configure DNS to work at this way: If I go to website1.somedomain.com from department1 it sends me ...
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votes
1answer
36 views

WS 2012 to host linux VMs, should I use AD/DNS or is workgroup better? [closed]

I am setting up a dedicated server that will be running Windows Server 2012, and hosting about 5 Linux VMs, and 1 Windows VM. All the VMs are independent and do not interact with each other. The ...
7
votes
2answers
865 views

Best practice for decommissioning a Domain Controller that is also a DNS server?

There are two schools of thought for the decommissioning process of Active Directory Domain Controllers that are heavily used as DNS servers. Add the IP address of the outgoing DC to a new DC and ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

Correct DNS entries for Domain

I have purchased a domain, example.com. Per everything I have read, my Active Directory server should NOT be named the same. As such, my servers are now: DC-1.example.com [Active Directory] ...
1
vote
1answer
760 views

The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security

We have two separate Active Directory domains that have a trust relationship. When I access a network share on the other machine I am prompted for a username and password even though I am logged on ...
6
votes
1answer
329 views

Migrating Server 2003 -> Server 2008 r2. Global Catalog location. DNS problems

I've got a dying server with a WinServer 2003 installed. It's a Domain Controller. I've made a virtual machine with a Server 2008 r2 and migrated all roles on it. But there is a problem. Global ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Small business DNS with Active Directory

We have a small business network that I have never felt is configured right. AD Server ip 10.10.1.10 (has a DNS server) named Thatcher Router 10.10.1.1 (also has a DNS server) Router DHCP ...