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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 server operation modes

There are three types of DNS server operation modes. These modes are not something we can choose during the setup process. They are listed based on their characteristics:

  • Dynamic: AD DS directory-integrated DNS uses Dynamic DNS by default. Dynamic DNS allows hosts and users to register, update, and remove DNS records from DNS servers. Let's assume we have an AD environment with 200 computers. It uses Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to maintain the IP assignment; so every three days, each device will renew its IP allocation. Some may have the same IP address, but some may receive a new one. But if the system uses static DNS every three days, administrators will need to update the DNS list to match IP allocations. Also, AD will not be able to find the devices to establish authentication or handle resource access requests. However, thanks to Dynamic DNS, this is no longer manual work, and it allows the environment to maintain up-to...
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