The easiest way to do this is just to promote one of the machines to the status of a domain controller, set up Active Directory and DNS and set the local DNS entries on the machine to reflect the changes. The second machine will need to be configured appropriately as well (as a standalone server in that controller's domain), but they don't need to talk to the outside world to work properly.
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