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Slow “applying computer settings” on workstation when I simulate domain controller being turned off that holds the FSMO roles in a two DC domain

Slight problem testing fail-over procedure with my two domain controllers. I have two domain controllers, dc1 and dc2. dc1 has all FSMO roles, is Active Directory integrated DNS dc2 is Active ...
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Is there any way to add a temporary, static record to DNS?

This is for bind9. Is there a way to add a DNS record without too much mucking with zone files and named.conf? I need to test some web servers before we migrate from the old servers to the new ones. ...
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How do I benchmark performance of external DNS lookups?

I'm considering Google's public DNS servers as the external DNS for my network. Currently I'm using the DNS servers from my ISP. I've also considered OpenDNS in the past, but ultimately decided not ...