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    DNS Zone Transfer

    I've been advised to setup Zone transfer on our DNS servers, and I'm really struggling to understand why.

    They're all Server 2003 server on the same domain and all DCs. Since they're already working in Active Directory integrated mode there's already a mechanism for DNS records to replicate between the servers.

    Or am I missing something?
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    Who advised you to do this and did they say why?

    Do you have different zones in your domain?
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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I'm really struggling to understand why.
    So am I.

    They're all Server 2003 server on the same domain and all DCs. Since they're already working in Active Directory integrated mode there's already a mechanism for DNS records to replicate between the servers.

    Or am I missing something?
    Nope, you have everything you need already. Zone transfers are only useful when there are replication partners or zones who aren't AD-integrated.

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    Thanks guys.

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