DNS Forwarding Same Internal and External Zone RRS feed

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  • Hi,<o:p></o:p>


    So we have decided that we want our internal domain to be the same as our external domain e.g. domain.uk. I understand that split DNS can be used to fulfil this requirement but is it possible to set up a forward so if the DNS entry is not available in the internal zone it will forward onto one of our external name servers where it can resolve?<o:p></o:p>


    We are basically trying to avoid having to add the entry on both external and internal DNS servers for it to resolve. So far I have added the external name servers to the forwarders and disabled root hints which didn’t work. I’ve tried to add a conditional forwarder but it says the zone already exists. It seems the only to achieve the internal resolution is by creating the DNS entry both internally and externally.<o:p></o:p>


    Does anyone know if this is the case? It seems strange that you couldn’t point the DNS to another external name server for resolution? <o:p></o:p>


    Any help would be appreciated.<o:p></o:p>

    Monday, October 27, 2014 5:36 PM

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