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How to setup a Windows 2003 server domain at home

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March 6, 2012 11:31:20 AM

I am looking to setup a Windows 2003 domain in my home for testing.
I have a Windows 2003 server loaded.
My connection is Comcast that goes to a Linksys WRT320N that is currently handling DHCP and I also guess it is orwarded the DNS from the ISP. I have wired and wireless connections on the WRT320N I could not get my client machines to join the domain. I am sure it is an issue with the DNS and DHCP. Need assistance in finding a solution.
March 6, 2012 2:36:13 PM

assign a Static Ip to your server.

make sure to list that IP as the primary DNS server in the LAN configuration of your router
March 6, 2012 4:07:47 PM

Thank you for that answer. One question though from all I have read most people say to move the DHCP over to the DC is that a better scenario or just make the entry you provided to me. Do you have a preference.

Thanks
Steve
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