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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed by Chris Amaris, Andrew Abbate, Omar Droubi, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Installing DNS Using the Add Roles Wizard

Although you can install and configure DNS in various ways, the most straightforward and complete process involves invoking the Add Roles Wizard and the subsequent Configure a DNS Server Wizard. The process detailed in this section illustrates the installation of a standard zone. Multiple variations of the installation are possible, but this particular scenario is illustrated to show the basics of DNS installation.

Note

It is recommended that DNS servers be configured with static IPv4 addresses because if the IP address changes, clients might be unable to contact the DNS server.

Installation of DNS on Windows Server 2012 is straightforward, and no reboot is necessary. To install and configure the DNS ...

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