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Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) by Microsoft Networking Team, Tony Northrup, Joseph Davies

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Deployment Steps

Deploying DNS requires adding the DNS server role, configuring the zones that the DNS server will host, configuring your DHCP server with the new DNS server address, and manually configuring DNS clients that have static IP addresses. Fortunately, each of these steps is straightforward and can be accomplished in as little as a few minutes. This section describes these tasks in more detail.

DNS Server Configuration

When configuring a DNS server, first verify that the computer meets the fairly minimal requirements for a DNS server. Then, install the DNS server role. Once the DNS server role is configured, you can test the DNS server, configure the root DNS servers (if necessary), and, optionally, configure a DNS forwarder. Finally, ...

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