Adding a Secondary DNS Server to a Zone in Windows Server 2012 R2 ( a read only copy of zone )

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Adding a Secondary DNS Server to a Zone in Windows Server 2012 R2 ( a read-only copy of zone )

1. Prepare

– DC11 : Domain Controller ( pns.vn ) ; IP 10.0.0.11

– DC12 : Domain Member ; IP 10.0.0.12

– WIN81 : Workgroup ; IP 10.0.0.81

2. Step by step : Configrure DC12 become a Secondary DNS Server to domain pns.vn

– DC11 : Configure allow DC12 transfered

+ Server Manager – Tools – DNS – Extend DC11 – Extend “Forward Lookup Zones” – Right-click pns.vn – Properties

– Zone Transfers tab – Check “Allow zone transfers :” – Choose “Only to the follwing servers” – Edit

– Type to “Click here to add an IP Address or DNS Name” : 10.0.0.12 – OK

– DC12 : Install DNS role and Configure Secondary DNS Server

+ Server Manager – Manage – Add Roles and Features – Server Roles : Select DNS Server – Add Features – Next to Install – Close

+ Server Manager – Tools – DNS – Extend DC12 – Right-click “Forward Lookup Zones” – New Zone…

– Zone Type : Choose “Secondary zone” – Zone name : pns.vn – Master Servers : 10.0.0.11

– Finish – Refesh === Display records

– WIN81 : Join to domain pns.vn

– DC12 : Start – Administrative Tools – DNS – pns.vn – F5 (refresh) === Check transfer

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