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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

DNS policies

DNS policies were first introduced with Windows Server 2016 and are also available on Windows Server 2022. DNS policies mainly have the following capabilities:

  1. Geo-location based traffic routing – Let's assume Rebeladmin Inc. uses two web servers to host its website One of the web servers is located in Canada and the other one is located in the UK. Most of the website visitors are coming from these two regions and by maintaining the local datacenter, Rebeladmin Inc. is expecting to improve the user experience. By using a DNS policy, Rebeladmin Inc. can point USA/Canada clients to the Canada web server and Europe users to the UK web server.

    We also can do this using Azure Traffic Manager. More details about its configuration is available on

  2. Application load balancing – The website has four web servers in four different datacenters in Canada. Each server...
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