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By sharon ·
How can I export all DNS zones from one Windows 2003 server to another Windows 2003 server? Some of the zones are Active-directory intergrated, some are not. The two server are at 2 different locations.

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by CG IT In reply to dns question

you can allow dynamic updates and specify which servers are allowed to partake in the updates [including DNS servers on a WAN link] and Zone replication and transfer.

When you configure the dynamic updates choose "Only secure updates". When you configure Zone Transfer Authority, specify the servers you want to allow zone transfers and their IP address.

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note: firewalls will have to allow traffic on the WAN link for DNS on UDP port 53 so make sure you have the appropriate allow filters enabled.

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by TechnicalServices In reply to dns question

First the ADI zones. If the other two servers are domain controllers in the same domain, then they already have the zone information since it is an ADI zone.
If the servers are not in the same domain, then convert them to primary zones and transport the *.dns files to the name servers and create new zones importing from file.

Do the same for the other zones. Just take the *.dns files that represent each zone to export.
transport the file and create a new zone on the target computer using a file as tghe source data.

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