Active Directory

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DNS Server Advanced Configuration on Windows Server 2008 R2

This video shows how to configure advanced options on the DNS Server properties on Windows Server 2008 R2. Talks about advanced options such as Round robin, netmask ordering, forwarders and root hints.

How to configure DNS GlobalNames zone in Windows Server 2008

DNS GlobalNames zone is a new feature introduced in Windows Server 2008 to the DNS Server service. GlobalNames zone or GNZ is used to provide single label name resolution to an Active Directory environment that is transitioning from WINS to an all DNS name resolution system. Names in the GNZ are statically configured CNAME records that hosts in any domain in the environment can query and access regardless of where they exist within the forest. This demonstration is the most comprehensive demonstration of how GNZ is configured and how it works for the client by simulating its use in a 2 tree active directory forest.

How to configure secure dynamic updates, aging and scavenging in DNS on Windows 2008

Talks about how to configure the DNS Server in Windows Server 2008 R2. Takes a DNS server automatically installed on a domain controller and walks through the settings of dynamic secure and non-secure updates and also aging/scavenging settings for the zone.

Installing Active Directory on Windows Server 2003

The video demonstrates how to install the Active Directory domain controller role on the Windows Server 2003 server operating system. It steps through the installation wizard explaining each step and what each setting is meant to provide.