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    There is an issue with attachments... Right click open in new tab should let you view it.

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    under ipconfig /all does it say the DHCP server is the servers IP address?

    If so login go to Administrative Tools/DHCP and set the DHCP options for DNS server to the Domain controllers IP's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    I think it's in DHCP scope options...Attachment 25618
    Thanks, I've found the culprit. The external DNS is set here... I'm at a loss for words right now.

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    Sorry to hijack, but shouldn't both DCs DNS be set as

    Primary: Own IP Address
    Alternate: A.N.Other DNS Server IP Address

    rather than both pointing to DC1 as primary and DC2 as Alternate?
    Last edited by smithson83; 14th July 2014 at 03:03 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithson83 View Post
    Sorry to hijack, but shouldn't both DCs DNS be set as

    Primary: Own IP Address
    Alternate: A.N.Other DNS Server IP Address

    rather than both pointing to DC1 as primary and DC2 as Alternate?
    Nope, that was what caused the issue in the OP to begin with

    Only time it would not have another DC as a secondary address is if you only have 1 DC

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    I ment another local dc eg DC2

    ie Use yourself, unless something is wrong, then use the other dc on the network

    So DC1 would be;
    Primary: IP of DC1
    Alternate: IP of DC2

    and DC2 would be;
    Primary: IP of DC2
    Alternate: IP of DC1

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    Yes, which was post 3 in the thread

    DC's always reference themselves, then the IP of another DC where possible.

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    Post #3 was why I asked, it says both DC1 and DC2 should have IP of DC1 as primary and IP of DC2 as secondary, should it not be reversed on DC2

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