Wednesday, February 25, 2009

import reverselookup zone from file

To import a reverselookzone from a file, follow the instructions shown below.

1. Assume the dns server is "dnsserver2003" and reverse lookup zone is ""
2. Open dns manger snap-in using the command dnsmgmt.msc.

3. In the console tree, browse to reverse lookup zone, right click on it and select "newzone" and click next
4. Click next in zone wizard

3. Select "primary" if one wishes to create Primary zone or else select secondary zone or stub zone and then click next.

5. Select "all dns servers in the active directory domain" in zone replication scope dialog and click next.
6. Enter the network id "192.168.1" in reverse lookup zone name dialog and click next.
7. Select "Use the existing file" option and enter "" in zone file dialog and click next. Make sure the file "" exists at %windir%\system32\dns
7. Select "Do Not allow dynamic updates" in dynamic updates dialog and click next.
8. Verify the settings in summary dialog and click next.


Debra Lavezzari said...

I was able to create the zones and point to the file but none of the info imported?

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