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Windows Server 2016 003: Basic DNS Management

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In a Windows based network, you’ll almost definitely have Windows Server with the DNS service installed. DNS can get complicated very fast if you’re just starting to learn it but you only need to know a few things to get you started. Here I’ll be covering how to do 3 very basic things:

  1. Verify that DHCP is setup to point computers to your Windows DNS Server
  2. Basic trouble shooting steps
  3. Mapping names to IP addresses

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