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    DNS resolving name through internet only

    Hi,

    My machine has XP as OS & 3 lan cards as follows:
    1: Connected to internet, manual ip address & dns settings, no proxy server.
    2: Connected to intranet, manual ip & dns setting, for local lan browsing
    3: Connected to intranet, automatic settings, for printers etc.

    Problem is whenever I try to browse local exchange server it resolves through public dns server & not through local dns, results in slow browsing.
    I have a default route of metric 2 towards internet, and other specific routes through cards 2 & 3.
    Is there any setting through which I can force the resolving of IP address of exchange server through local dns or can I make the name-ip resolve entry in any file of windows.

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    You could add the exchange server to the hosts file.

    Joe

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    You could also remove 2 network cards and use a router/firewall to connect to the internet?

    cheers, Paul

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    Thanks, it works!!

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    Paul, installing a router is more expensive than using 3 lan cards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhuwanp View Post
    Paul, installing a router is more expensive than using 3 lan cards.
    True, but it's more secure and potentially more reliable.

    cheers, Paul

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