• Got IP address management problems? Think DNS, DHCP, IPAM trifecta

    If your network has gotten too complicated for basic IP address management, it may be time to consider a DNS, DHCP, IPAM tool combination.

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  • DNS best practices: Making AD rock-solid

    Some consider DNS to be the heart of Active Directory, and like any heart, it is important to keep it healthy. Expert Gary Olsen offers his set of best practices for maintaining a secure and properly configured DNS.

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  • Improve network availability with Amazon Route 53

    Route 53 is an Amazon service that gets less attention than some of the others, but that doesn't mean it's not important. This scalable DNS service can improve network availability and reliability.

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  • Generating a DNS health check in Windows

    In this short screencast, Directory Services MVP Gary Olsen demonstrates how to use the DCDIAG /TEST:DNS command when troubleshooting DNS issues in Windows Active Directory environments. Click for full size

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  • Advantages and disadvantages of DNS on domain controllers

    Expert Paul Hinsberg weighs the pros and cons of installing DNS on domain controllers rather than having separate DNS servers.

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  • Configuring DNS server properties

    When followed correctly, DNS is fairly simple to use in Active Directory. However, it's even easier when you understand certain configurations. Expert Gary Olsen breaks down the DNS complexities that every admin should know about.

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  • Part 3: How to create an MX record

    Tutorial: A primer on DNS and MX records - How to create an MX record.

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  • Problems with DNS when trying to restore IIS5.0

    When I try to restore IIS5.0 on another Windows 2000 server, it gives me an error. The copy is corrupted and I cannot restore it. In DNS, if I copy the .dns files to the DNS folder, it doesn't make any entry in DNS.

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  • Lock down HOSTS files

    Placing name/address pairs in HOSTS allows the system to default to the IP address for that network name at all times -- saving DNS lookup time and traffic to the DNS server.

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  • How can we reconcile the requirements for Win2k DNS with the external DNS?

    Our Windows NT4-based local area network connects to the Internet via a wireless/Ethernet router. The router performs network DHCP functions, including assignment of DNS IP addresses for the Internet Service Provider. We would like to upgrade to Windows 2000 and Active Directory, but we don't know...

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