Rich R < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > posted a question
Then Kevin replied below:
: we have domain which has a child domain. the child domain
: can resolve hosts names without using the whole dns name,
: but the parent cannot do the same for its children.
: example, on computer2.child.domain.com i can type ping
: server1, and it find server1.domain.com.
You need both domains in the DNS search list, on the DNS tab (append these
names in order)
: on server1.domain.com i type ping computer1 and it
: responds with something like computer2.com instead of
: computer1.child.domain.com. instead i'd have to ping the
: full dns name to get a correct response.
: i'd like the dns to check it's delegated subdomains first
: before looking outside, is this possible?
: server1 is running windows 2000 AD and sits on the parent
: server2 is running windows 2003 AD and sits on the child
: thanks for any info
: Rich R
Delegate the child name in the parent zone to the child DNS server (do not
forward) then forward the child to the parent.
255248 - HOW TO Create a Child Domain in Active Directory and Delegate the
DNS Namespace to the Child Domain
Kevin D4 Dad Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
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