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Information:
The following information explains the Best practices for DNS client settings on Domain Controller and Domain Member.

Domain controller with DNS installed:
On a domain controller that also acts as a DNS server, recommended that you configure the domain controller’s DNS client settings according to these specifications:

IP configuration on domain controller:

How to set/view the NIC bind order in Windows
https://theregime.wordpress.com/2008/03/04/how-to-setview-the-nic-bind-order-in-windows/

IP configuration on domain member:

Once you are done with above, run “ipconfig /flushdns & ipconfig /registerdns“, restart DNS server and NETLOGON service on each DC.

Quick note: MULTIHOMED domain controller is not recommended, it always results in multiple problems.

Active Directory Communication Fails on Multihomed Domain Controllers https://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;272294

Symptoms of Multihomed Browsers
https://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;191611

Reference: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/825036

 

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