2.5. Configuring DNS

In the following section, we are going to start the explanation of the actual DNS server. We will start with an exercise to install DNS. Then we will talk about different zone configuration options and what they mean. We will follow this by completing a lab that covers configuring Dynamic DNS, delegating zones, and manually entering records.

2.5.1. Installing DNS

Let's start by installing DNS.

Exercise 2.1: Installing and Configuring the DNS Service

  1. Open the Configure Your Server wizard by selecting Start Administrative Tools Server Manager.

  2. Under Roles Summary, click the link to the right labeled Add Role.

  3. Click the DNS ...

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