Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016 Course Overview

Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016 Course Overview

The "Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016" course is designed to provide IT professionals with a comprehensive understanding of Domain Name System (DNS) roles within a Windows Server environment. Learners will delve into implementing DNS servers, configuring zones, and ensuring seamless name resolution across different zones. A significant focus is placed on integrating DNS with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), as this integration is vital for the smooth operation of network services in a domain-based infrastructure.

Participants will gain hands-on experience with advanced DNS settings, planning DNS name resolution strategies, and applying DNS policies. The course emphasizes the importance of validating and troubleshooting DNS configurations to maintain a secure and efficient network. By the end of the course, learners will possess the skills necessary to effectively manage and troubleshoot DNS in Windows Server 2016, ensuring robust and reliable name resolution within their organizations.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016 course, participants should meet the following minimum prerequisites:


  • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP protocols and IP addressing.
  • Familiarity with Windows Server operating systems and their functionality.
  • Some experience with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and architecture.
  • Prior experience with or understanding of previous versions of DNS server roles on Windows Server.

Please note that while these are the minimum prerequisites, the more experience you have with Windows Server environments and network administration, the more you will benefit from the course.


Target Audience for Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016

Master the essentials of DNS on Windows Server 2016 with Koenig Solutions, designed for IT professionals looking to enhance their network skills.


  • Network Administrators
  • Systems Engineers
  • IT Infrastructure Specialists
  • Windows Server Technicians
  • Active Directory Administrators
  • DNS Administrators
  • Technical Support Specialists who manage Windows Server environments
  • IT Professionals preparing for Microsoft certification exams related to Windows Server 2016 DNS
  • Network Architects designing Windows Server-based networks
  • Security Consultants focused on network security within a Windows environment


Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes:

In the Mastering DNS on Windows Server 2016 course, students will learn to effectively deploy, manage, and troubleshoot DNS within their Windows network environment.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Implement DNS Servers:

    • Set up and configure DNS servers within a Windows Server 2016 environment.
  • Configure Zones in DNS:

    • Understand and establish different types of DNS zones including primary, secondary, and stub zones.
  • Configure Name Resolution Between DNS Zones:

    • Ensure efficient name resolution across multiple zones and namespaces.
  • DNS Integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS):

    • Integrate DNS with AD DS to support dynamic updates and secure name resolution.
  • Advanced DNS Settings:

    • Configure advanced features such as DNSSEC, socket pool, and cache locking.
  • Plan DNS Name Resolution:

    • Develop a strategy for namespace design and zone hierarchy that optimizes name resolution.
  • Implement DNS Servers and Zones:

    • Deploy DNS solutions that are tailored to specific organizational needs and structures.
  • Integrate DNS with Active Directory:

    • Leverage the synergy between DNS and Active Directory for a cohesive and secure infrastructure.
  • Configure DNS Policies:

    • Create and implement DNS policies for traffic management, load balancing, and intelligent responses based on client location.
  • Validate and Troubleshoot DNS:

    • Perform validation of the DNS configuration and troubleshoot common DNS issues using industry best practices.