Primary Windows DNS Server

Primary Windows DNS Server

These deployment steps assume the platform will have a primary as well as a secondary Windows 2008 R2 based DNS Servers.

Pre requisites

Pre requisite Description
Control Panel Server The server component of the control panel is required to be deployed on the primary DNS server.
IP Addresses Ensure that the IP Address for the primary as well as secondary DNS Servers are configured within the General IP Addresses repository


Service Configuration

Active Directory Settings

No specific configuration required.

Microsoft DNS Server Settings

Select the following provider: “Microsoft DNS Server” from the “DNS” group.

Category Item Information
Server Settings    
Listening IP Address Fill here the external listening address of the dns server
Allow Zones Transfer Select here the IP Address of the secondary DNS server and choose Add
Create Zones in Active Directory  
SOA Responsible Person Typically something like hostmaster.[DOMAIN_NAME]
Refresh Internal  
Retry Interval  
Expire Limit  
Minimum TTL  
Secondary DNS Services Select here the secondary DNS server and choose Add
Name Servers