Quick Fix : DNS Forwarders SBS 2011 Essentials


Update – This post will also apply to Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I have seen a number of posts on the forums about people who are having trouble with DNS Resolution on SBS 2011 Essentials.

Sean Daniel posted an excellent explanation of the how’s and whys of Essentials and DNS, and why the Server has a Dynamic IP… <shudder>

Anyway, knowing why something does something, and not being happy with it doing it, are two separate things.

So, if you want to force your DNS Forwarders to be something other than your Default Gateway, or, to use something else instead, you can build a simple scheduled task to do this.

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