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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Active Directory Domain Name System

We can't talk about Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) without mentioning the Domain Name System (DNS). Since Windows Server 2003, DNS has become the primary name resolution service. Before that, Windows was using NetBIOS and the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) for name resolution.

WINS and DNS are both TCP/IP network name resolution services. There are legacy systems that still use WINS instead of DNS.

DNS helps to locate resources on the internet and intranet. It can be a computer, server, service, or application. DNS can run as an independent server role on the intranet, perimeter network, or public network. There are different vendors who provide DNS solutions other than Microsoft; Linux/Unix Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is a good example of that. There are mainly two categories of DNS infrastructure. One category is organizations that host their own DNS servers to facilitate name resolution requirements for their...

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