Step-By-Step: Managing DNS Records In An Azure Managed Domain
The DNC MMC can be utilized when managing a local active directory instance should one required to manage the DNS records. Did you know that the same be done with an Azure managed domain? This post detail how to manage said DNS records using domain-joined azure VM.
The following prerequisites are required to get started:
1) Azure Active Directory Domain Service (AAD-DS) managed domain Instance
2) Domain Joined Virtual Server
3) User account with member of AAD DC Administrators group
This demo will assume that the Azure managed domain instance is already setup.
The Virtual server used is running on Azure with windows server 2016 TP5 and is already jointed to the managed domain.
Lets start with the configuration RDP to the virtual server
3) In first screen of wizard click on next to proceed
7) Under the features, go to Remote Server Administration Tools > Roles Administration Tools > DNS Server Tools. Then click next to proceed
8) In next confirmation window click on install to install the tools
11) It will open up the DNS mmc.
At this point, access to manage the required DNS records is provided. There are some DNS records which are related to the managed domain service so you will need to ensure that those records are not modified or deleted.