DNS helps allow workstations to find Web sites and resources both on the Internet and on internal networks. You can configure Windows Server 2003 to act as a DNS server. This Screen By Screen walks you through the process of how to do so.
Begin by clicking Start | Administrative Tools | DNS. When the DNS Management console starts, start by selecting the DNS server in the left pane.
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