Friday, February 02, 2007

Installing and Configuring the Windows NT 4.0 DNS Server Service

Open control panel. Double click on the network program. On Services tab click Add and then select Microsoft DNS Server. Now click O.K. then it will ask Win NT 4.0 Server C.D. Keep the C.D in C.D Drive then click continue. Then it will copy files from C.D. Then click close. Then you must restart the computer by clicking YES. Now you completed windows nt 4.0 dns server installation.

Click start button. From programs select Administrative tools then select DNS Manager. Then you will get DNS Manager on the screen. Select DNS then choose NEW SERVER. Enter the IP Address of the DNS Server to add to the list. Here you can give the IP Address of your Windows NT 4.0 Server if you make it as DNS Server. After entering the IP Address click O.K. Then at Server list you will find the IP Address of your Windows NT 4.0 Server.

Configuring DNS Client:
In client computer right click network neighbourhood then click on properties. Then double click TCP/IP. Then click DNS Configuration tab. Then tick Enable DNS. Type the domain name in Domain box. Then at DNS Server Search order enter the IP Address of Windows NT Server 4.0 then click Add. Click O.K. Again click O.K. Then restart the computer. You have completed DNS Client configuration.

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