The Domain Naming System (DNS) is one of the most enhanced features in Windows Server 2008. With full support for the new, longer addresses of the IP version 6 protocol specification, along with continued support for the native IP version 4 specification, DNS in Windows Server 2008 is tailored to organizations of all sizes. New DNS support for Read-Only Domain Controllers provides primary read-only zones that add security and increase network efficiency. This course explores configuring DNS in Windows Server 2008, including Global single names, DNS Lookup features and DNS Zones. The course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
DNS Server Features - recognize the new features in the Windows Server 2008 DNS server - recognize the advanced features of DNS server DNS Lookups - add a lookup zone Configure DNS Server Settings - configure root hints - configure zone delegation Configure Zones - configure a zone - identify the advantages of integrating DNS with AD DS Configure Zone Transfers and Replication - configure an application directory partition - identify the process for zone transfer
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.