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  • DNS and WINS

    Hello
    I have a question is there any problem if I do skip dns when I migrate to windows 2000 active directory?
    I have wins
    So is it nessesary to install DNS?
    Thank you in advance

  • #2
    In a word, YES. DNS is essential.

    Active Directory overview. http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000...es/dirlist.asp

    Win2K AD Info. http://labmice.techtarget.com/active...ry/default.htm
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    • #3
      Win2k(3) can't run without DNS.
      Marcel
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      • #4
        Originally posted by Dumber
        Win2k(3) can't run without DNS.
        Well qualify what you mean by "can't run" - it can't run in a domain environment without DNS. You can install peer-to-peer member servers all day without DNS.
        Andrew

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        • #5
          ok, w2k(3) DC's

          sorry... missed it while typing...
          Marcel
          Technical Consultant
          Netherlands
          http://www.phetios.com
          http://blog.nessus.nl

          MCITP(EA, SA), MCSA/E 2003:Security, CCNA, SNAF, DCUCI, CCSA/E/E+ (R60), VCP4/5, NCDA, NCIE - SAN, NCIE - BR, EMCPE
          "No matter how secure, there is always the human factor."

          "Enjoy life today, tomorrow may never come."
          "If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill"

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