Create new forest zone with different domain name and set up both forward and reverse look up for the second domain

Emmanuel Popoola 0 Reputation points
2023-05-30T18:46:47.6866667+00:00

Create new forest zone with different domain name and set up both forward and reverse look up for the second domain

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  1. Khaled Elsayed Mohamed 1,260 Reputation points
    2023-06-15T10:27:13.5633333+00:00

    Hi EP you can follow these steps:

    Hi EP you can follow these steps:

    Hi EP you can follow these steps:

    Install DNS Server Role: Open Server Manager and navigate to "Add Roles and Features." Select the appropriate server and install the DNS Server role.

    Open DNS Manager: Once the DNS Server role is installed, open DNS Manager by clicking on the Start button, typing "DNS Manager," and selecting the app from the search results.

    Create a Forward Lookup Zone: Right-click on your server name in DNS Manager and select "New Zone." The New Zone Wizard will open.

    Zone Type: Choose "Primary zone" and click "Next."

    Zone Name: Enter the domain name for the second domain (e.g., "domain2.com") and click "Next."

    Zone File: Select the default option to create a new file with the same name as the zone and click "Next."

    Dynamic Update: Choose the appropriate dynamic update settings for your environment and click "Next."

    Completing the New Zone Wizard: Review the summary and click "Finish" to create the forward lookup zone for the second domain.

    Create a Reverse Lookup Zone: Right-click on your server name in DNS Manager and select "New Zone." The New Zone Wizard will open again.

    Zone Type: Choose "Primary zone" and click "Next."

    Zone Name: Enter the reverse lookup zone name for the second domain's IP address range (e.g., "192.168.0.x") and click "Next."

    Zone File: Select the default option to create a new file with the same name as the zone and click "Next."

    Dynamic Update: Choose the appropriate dynamic update settings for your environment and click "Next."

    Completing the New Zone Wizard: Review the summary and click "Finish" to create the reverse lookup zone for the second domain.

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