Win2k forgets Nameserver?

Simon Waters Simon at
Thu Oct 4 01:25:42 UTC 2001

None wrote:
> OK, I think I see what we did. We had the two internal and one external
> DNS servers listed in DHCP and the external DNS did not have our
> internal sites. We should have listed the external server as a forwarder
> instead of as a separate DNS server. Is that correct?

You got it, although forwarding has been much criticised in the
list before for valid reasons. More than one forwarder is
probably a good idea if you do forward, most ISPs have two or
more caching name servers. Think about just resolving off the
root servers from your DNS servers as well.

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