David Payer ( (no email) )
Sat, 13 Dec 1997 08:11:54 -0600

> Anyone know how to transfer the DNS records to a new NT Server without
> having to re-key all the records in? We have a lot of domains. We are
> wanting to set up a backup DNS server.
> We are using MS DNS.
> Thanks
> Kelly Wright

Why not first of all set up a secondary server for all your domains and
have them get the information from the primary DNS machine on the network?

Remember, you can't have two authoritative machines as primary. When you
say "backup DNS" do you mean you want to have it turned off, sitting in the
background in case the first one fries? That would be a good reason for a
secondary server. Of course, you are right to want a backup of your

David Payer