Private & separate DNS domains

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Wed Apr 9 11:32:44 UTC 2014

On 2014-04-08 07:35, Jason Brandt wrote:
> All of our Windows clients resolve through our Bind servers, and have
> no problems with any AD resources.  The only MSW machines that point
> to our AD DNS servers, are our DC's.  All clients will resolve just
> fine through BIND, so long as your zones are configured correctly, 
> and
> you can resolve the necessary AD records through your BIND servers.
>  It doesn't matter what type of DNS server you point clients to, be 
> it
> Windows, BIND, etc, so long as DNS is properly configured to forward
> requests to the appropriate servers.
> We don't have forwarders, or recursion enabled on our AD DNS servers.
>  I prefer to keep it simple, and have one set of resolvers for all
> clients.

Jason, I'm with you.  But I'm also with not arguing with those who just 
keep repeating, "But MS says something terrible will happen if we do 
that!" when they are perfectly willing to forward to someone else to do 
the real work.

Joe Yao

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