Create DNS zone


I would like to create an internal DNS zone .something, so I can create records for PC1.something in DNS.
What are the correct steps in Active Directory DNS Windows 2008?

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1) Open DNS Manager.
2) In the console tree, right-click a DNS server, and then click New Zone to open the New Zone Wizard (or click Forward Lookup Zones, then right-click and select New Zone).
3) Choose Primary zone as type.  Generally you'll accept the default of making it AD-integrated.
4) Leave replication scope as "To all DNS servers running on domain controllers in this domain"
5) Give it a name
next, next, finish.

After the zone is created, expand it in Forward Lookup Zones, then you can create A records in it.

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exhuserAuthor Commented:
I receive a warning that, .something is not a valid name. Is it safe to continue or should I give it another name like mydomain.something?

Not sure why you would ever want to create a single-label name, but if you do you don't include a dot.  Better to create something like "".
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