Name resolution over LAN to LAN VPN using RRAS

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by Brett Smith, Mar 7, 2006.

  1. Brett Smith

    Brett Smith Guest

    Main Office --> SBS2003
    Remote Office --> Server 2003 (File, Print, RRAS, DHCP, and DNS Services)

    RRAS on each server with a shared (NAT) VPN interface

    The workstations at the remote site are NOT joined to the SBS domain.

    I need the the computers at each site to be able to resolve computers at
    both sites, and unfortunately removing one of the DNS servers is not an
    option.
     
    Brett Smith, Mar 7, 2006
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  2. Brett Smith

    User Guest

    I jsut specified the others DNS server IP AADR in the VPN connection>TCP/IP
    properties>AS THE WINS Server.

    Might be a better way-but this works!
     
    User, Mar 7, 2006
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  3. Brett Smith

    Brett Smith Guest

    Thank you for your suggestion, however I found another solution. I created a
    "Stub Zone" in each dns server that points to the other domain. now if I
    ping an address, as long as I use it's FQDN, it will resolve from either
    side of the VPN. I'm sure that there are other ways to solve this type of
    issue. I just thought that I would update the thread on what solution I
    used.
     
    Brett Smith, Mar 8, 2006
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