In the following example, I use Set-DNSServer to migrate configuration data from server01 to server02: Get-Dns Server -Cim Session 'server01' | Set-Dns Server -Computer Name 'server02' Of course, we use the native Power Shell *-Service cmdlets to operate on the server directly.For instance, to restart the local DNS server we can run: Restart-Service -Name DNS -Force Although you can configure a DNS server to do nothing but fulfill name resolution requests and cache the results, the primary work of a Windows DNS server is to host one or more lookup zones.
Windows Server 2016 also includes the traditional and command-line tools as well.
If you install the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) tools on your administrative workstation, you'll get all the aforementioned DNS Server management utilities.
So if you've got the option set "Always dynamically update DNS A and PTR records", then that takes care of DHCP clients at the point when they get a lease.
The DHCP servers should also be configured to use a specific account to update DNS.
There are also Group Policy settings that you may consider. I haven't found any way to make DNS perfect when you have clients that change IPs and switch between wired and wireless, but it may depend on how far you want to pursue it.
Best I've done is configure scavenging such that those inconsistencies don't hang around forever.
This launches the New Zone Wizard, which will ask us to specify the following information: Zone type. By default, your new zone will have two DNS records: Start of Authority (SOA): This record identifies which server is authoritative for the zone Name Server (NS): This record identifies the servers that host records for this zone Right-click the new zone and you'll see various resource record creation options directly in the shortcut menu; these include: Host (A): This is your "bread and butter" record that identifies a single host Alias (CNAME): This record allows you to map more than one hostname to a single IP address Mail Exchanger (MX): This record identifies your company's e-mail server(s) that are attached to the current DNS domain We'll finish today's tutorial by using Power Shell to define a new A record for a host named 'client1' and verify its existence.
Options are primary, secondary, stub, and Active Directory-integrated.
However, even with those settings, clients will still attempt to refresh their records themselves. Do you want them to register their own records, or do you want to create their records manually?
A secure update is one done using domain credentials.
There's a lot of factors that come into play, so it can be quite difficult to explain.