I have my own registered domain. I want to set up my own DNS server and host a website completely independent of any third party hosting service. I have Windows Server 2003 and have installed the DNS role and configured it with a single forward zone (I am new to this terminology and am not sure if I am using it correctly). Lets say my domain is xyz.com I have the DNS role set up for xyz.com as the domain with a forward lookup zone. Also, I have reserved an internal IP to my server using the router’s DHCP reservation list. So I basically have a static IP for my server on the internal network. How do I go about setting up this infrastructure so that I can have my own DNS set up and host my website ?
step 1. Contact your ISP
step 2. And ack for and Static IP Block on your Network you will need at least two Computer 4 is Ideal.
step 3. the Subnet must be change tp /29 for for 2 computer or /30 for 6 computers.
step 4 One of the static IP’s must be your Router., There For if you have and /30 Subnet you can only have 5 Computers.
know setting up your Router (The Router is your Gatway)
Step 1. go in your Rounter Config. page to setup
step 2. the first thing you do is Disable DHCP service
step 3. disable NAT
step 4. disable your Routers Fire wall
step 5. Turn on DMZ port but not nesuary
step 6. reboot your
Know seting up your Modem
step 1. go in your Modem Config. page to setup
step 2. Disable DHCP service
step 3.Disable NAT
step 4 Disable The Fire Wall
step 5. Turn on IP Bridging
step 6. Reboot Modem
Know on your Computers to setup your Fire wall.
Step 1. Click Start, click Run, type firewall.cpl, and then click OK.
Step 2. Click the Advanced Settings tab, click the Exceptions tab, and then click Add Port.
Step 3. In the Port Number dialog box, type 2725, and then click TCP.
Step 4. Type a name for the port, such as Analysis Services1, and then click OK.
Step 5. Click Add Port
Step 6. In the Port Number dialog box, type 2393, and then click TCP.
Step 7. Type a name for the port, such as Analysis Service2, and then click OK.
Step 8. Click Add Port
Step 9. In the Port Number dialog box, type 2394, and then click TCP.
Step 10.Type a name for the port, such as Analysis Services3, and then click OK.
Step 11. Click the Exceptions tab, and then click to select the check box that is next to each new service.
Step 12. Click OK
Step 13. On each one of your Computers add Ports HTTP Port is 80, Port 21 FTP server, DNS Port 53
Know you should make your Web Server your Localhost ( note Pad )
Step 1. Create a Host file
Step 2. click start at the bottom of the Desktop
Step 3. Click Run
Step 4. Type This Path c:windowssystem32driversetchost
Step 5. and Click on
Step 6. Know you will see a Host File scoll down to the Bottom of the last Line and put your hit Enter on your Keyboard
Step 7. Type the IP address of your Host Computer then your Domain.com
Step 8 Like this 69.196.159.XXX goole.com and hit Enter
Step 9. IP and www. and hit Enter
Step 10 Like this 69.196.159.XXX www.google.com
Step 11 if you want to at and FTP or DNS keep adding lines the same way
Step 12. and Save
Know to Step up your Domain
Step 1. you should Transfer it to Godaddy so you can Manage it
Step 2. with and Godaddy Account setup
Step 3. Goto Manage Domain
Step 4. With Manage Domain Open at the top of the page you will see Custom Name Servers
Step 5. Enter your IP Address of your DNS servers and point to them
step 6. and log out
step alow beween 30 to 78 Hours for the changes to take
You must reboot your Modem, Router, and all Computers
Note you must have Active Directory Intergreated installed on your network