Part2: How to configure New Zone in server 2016?

First we create Forward lookup primary DNS zone in server 2016

Create Primary Zone in active directory,

Open DNS console –> Right click forward Lookup Zone and click New zone

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Click Next to create new Zone wizard.

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Select Primary Zone and click next.


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Now you select Replication Type and click Next.

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Now give name for New zone and we give RK.windowstechpro.com and click Next.

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Choose Dynamic update DNS zone and “Allow only secure dynamic updates(recommended for active directory). 6

Click Finish to complete the new zone.

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Next we create Reverse lookup zone in server 2016

Reverse lookup zone allows the client to get the name of the corresponding IP address by querying, in reverse lookup zone we can create the PTR (Pointer) again any host.

Right click reverse Lookup Zones and click New Zone.
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Click Next to create New Zone.
9Select Primary Zone and click Next.
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Now you select Replication Type and click Next.

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Select IPv4 Reverse Lookup Zone and Click Next.
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Enter the IP address to identify the reverse lookup zone and click Next.

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Choose Dynamic update DNS zone and “Allow only secure dynamic updates(recommended for active directory).
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Click Finish to complete the new zone.
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