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This intermediate Implement DNS in Windows Server training prepares learners to manage and implement DNS functionality across an enterprise network, ensuring connectivity, log-in capabilities and discoverability.
Resolving domain names is a central need for a network. There comes a point as a network expands that the responsibility for managing DNS servers and records transitions from "someone else" to an internal network administrator. And when that happens, understanding how to implement DNS is essential.
Network administrators who work with networks with their own DNS records need to have a strong grasp of how domain name system servers gather and disseminate information about domain names, where zone files get stored and how to parse DNS records. This Implement DNS in Windows Server training makes sure a team knows how to manage it all on a Windows Server instance.
For managers with Microsoft products, this Microsoft training can be used to onboard new systems administrators, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Microsoft reference resource.
Implement DNS in Windows Server: What You Need to Know
This Implement DNS in Windows Server training has videos that cover topics including:
- Understanding what name resolution is and how it functions
- Creating DNS zones and records
- Managing forwarding and configuring conditional forwarding
- Integrating DNS with Active Directory
- Managing DNS and troubleshooting DNS operations
Who Should Take Implement DNS in Windows Server Training?
This Implement DNS in Windows Server training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This domain name system (DNS) skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with Microsoft networking tools and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Microsoft skills.
New or aspiring systems administrators. Brand new network administrators might already have some familiarity with managing DNS records. For example, it's not uncommon to log into commercial web hosting platforms and manually edit DNS records. This Implement DNS in Windows Server training familiarizes a network administrator with doing those tasks on your own network's servers and taking responsibility for it yourself.
Experienced systems administrators. If you've been working as a network administrator for several years, this Implement DNS in Windows Server training is most valuable if you know your job is changing to deal with name resolution work, or if you've struggled with understanding how DNS translations occur up until now. If you know your network administration work is going to soon depend on mastery over A, MX and CNAME records, this training will make sure you're comfortable through them all.
Skills You'll Learn in this Course
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