What is the purpose of DomainDnsZones?
DomainDNSZones are unique for each domain. All domain controllers that are DNS servers in that domain receive a replica of this partition. If it is forest wide then it will be stored in ForestDNSZones container. If it is domain wide then it will be stored in DomainDnsZones container.
What are the Active Directory partitions?
In Active Directory, three partitions exist on any DC and must be replicated, as these contain data that the Microsoft network needs to function properly: Domain partition. Configuration partition. Schema partition.
How do I create a folder partition?
Create an application directory partition by using the DnsCmd command
- Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
- Type the following command, and then press ENTER: Console Copy. dnscmd DC-1 /createdirectorypartition CustomDNSPartition.contoso.com.
What is DomainDNSZones?
ForestDNSZones is part of a forest. All domain controllers and DNS servers in a forest receive a replica of this partition. DomainDNSZones are unique for each domain. All domain controllers that are DNS servers in that domain receive a replica of this partition.
What is a application directory partition?
Application Directory Partitions is created by Applications to store their data. It is different from any other partitions in that the application can choose which Domain Controller or Controllers to store the data on.
How do I create a DNS zone in application directory partition?
You can create it by performing these steps:
- Start the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) DNS snap-in (click Start, select Programs, then click Administrative Tools, DNS).
- Right-click the DNS server name and select “Create Default Application Directory Partitions.” A window like the figure at Figure appears.
Should I enable DNS scavenging?
In an Active Directory environment, it is best practice to enable DNS Aging and Scavenging. Aging and Scavenging will ensure that old DNS entries (such as decommissioned servers or computers) are deleted regularly.
Will DNS scavenging delete static records?
DNS scavenging will not remove statically configured records. These are records manually created or changed from DDNS to static.
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