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Which DNS Forward & Reverse Lookup Zones do I need? 2008 SBS

Posted on 2013-06-19
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What are the minimum required Forward and Reverse Look-up zones for a 2008 SBS domain controller?
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Forward look-up zone
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Sorry?
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Assuming your AD domain is named mydomain.local and your registered Internet domain name is mycompany.com, your SBS 2008 server should host the following forward lookup zones:

mydomain.local
_msdcs.mydomain.local*
remote.mycompany.com**

It should also host a single reverse lookup zone corresponding to your internal IP address range.

* The _msdcs.mydomain.local zone does not exist in all environments; sometimes it appears as a folder named _msdcs inside the mydomain.local zone.

** This zone's name may not begin with remote if you configured the server to use a different public host name (which is done in the Internet Address Management Wizard, I believe).
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