Step to add DNS forward & reverse lookup zone in window server 2019 base

Hello,here we are discussing about for DNS forward & reverse lookup zone.Forward Lookup zone is a DNS zone that is used for storing the host name to IP address relations and Reverse lookup zone is used primarily to resolve IP addresses to network resource names.

There are some steps to add forward & reverse lookup zone in window server 2019 base:

To Add DNS Forward Lookup Zone

  • In Server Manager Wizard,click on Tools then select DNS.

  • DNS Manager wizard will open.

  • Right Click on Server name & select New Zone.

  • New Zone Wizard will open.Click on Next.

  • Select Primary Zone & click on Next.

  • Select Forward lookup zone & click on Next.

  • Provide the Zone name & click on Next.

  • Provide the Zone File name or go with auto-created zone file name & click on Next.

  • Select “Do not allow Dynamic updates” & click on Next.

  • Successfully completed the New Zone wizard & click on Finish.

  • In DNS manager wizard,check the forward lookup zone.

 

To Add DNS Reverse Lookup Zone

  • In Server Manager Wizard,click on Tools then select DNS.

  • DNS Manager wizard will open.

  • Right Click on Server name & select New Zone.

  • New Zone Wizard will open.Click on Next.

  • Select Primary Zone & click on Next.

  • Select Reverse lookup zone & click on Next.

  • Select IPv4 Reverse lookup zone & click on Next.

  • Provide the Network ID or Reverse lookup zone name.Click on Next.

 

  • Provide the Zone File name or go with auto-created zone file name & click on Next.

  • Select “Do not allow Dynamic updates” & click on Next.

  • Successfully completed the New Zone wizard & click on Finish.

  • In DNS manager wizard,check the Reverse lookup zone.

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