Active Directory WINS and DNS

David Botham DBotham at
Mon Dec 20 17:39:54 UTC 2004

bind-users-bounce at wrote on 12/16/2004 03:50:33 PM:
> Hello
> We've recently converted an NT4 domain to 2003 AD.  When I say
> converted, we really created a completely new forest, and just started
> migrating user machines into the new forest.
> When we did the migration of desktops into the new AD forest, we used
> the Netbios name of the forest "CORP".  When in actuality, the DNS name
> of the forest is "CORP.COMPANY.LOCAL".
> My question is...Now I'm ready to kill my NT4 Wins servers.  Will my
> clients that are looking at the NETBIOS name, be completely lost until
> I change each one of them (450) to point to the FQDN?
> Any help is appreciated.  TIA!

This list is dedicated to ISC's BIND, not MS AD DNS.  Perhaps pointing 
your news reader at might be more helpful.




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