DNS auto-configuration during DCPROMO

Have you ever installed the DNS Server service as part of the promotion of a new DC, to end up wondering how this new DNS Server got automatically configured to use forwarders and root-hints? Have you noticed that this process also adds the loopback adapter of the server to the DNS search list in the…

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DHCP Server in DCs and DNS Registrations

One common deployment scenario for the DHCP Server service is to have it installed in domain controllers. When this scenario is used it is necessary to define the alternate credentials to be used by DHCP when doing DNS registrations on behalf of the DHCP clients. I wanted to blog about the effects on the registration…

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