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MCTS Windows Server® 2008 R2 Complete: Study Guide by William Panek

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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 an exercise that covers configuring Dynamic DNS, delegating zones, and manually entering records.

Installing DNS

Let’s start by installing DNS. Installing DNS is an important part of running a network. Exercise 2.1 walks you through the installation of a DNS server.

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 ...

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