A. In Windows NT 4.0 you set the primary DNS suffix using the domain field in the DNS tab of TCP/IP properties.
In Windows 2000 this is performed as follows:
- Right click on My Computer and select Properties
- Select the Network tab
- Click the Properties button
- Click the More button
- Enter the Primary DNS suffix and click OK
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- Click OK to the prompt informing you will need to reboot the computer
- Close all dialogs
- Reboot the computer
This is very important on domain controllers before configuring DNS as without this configured the created DNS records will not have the fully qualified host name.