Configure a DNS Reverse Lookup Zone
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
You can use this procedure to configure a reverse lookup zone in Domain Name System (DNS).
Membership in Domain Admins is the minimum required to perform this procedure.
To configure a DNS reverse lookup zone
Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click DNS. The DNS Manager opens.
In DNS Manager, if it is not already expanded, double-click the server name to expand the tree. For example, if the DNS server name is AD-DNS-01, double-click AD-DNS-01.
Select Reverse Lookup Zones, right-click Reverse Lookup Zones, and then click New Zone. The New Zone Wizard opens.
In Welcome to the New Zone Wizard, click Next.
In Zone Type, select one of the following:
If your DNS server is a writeable domain controller, select Store the zone in Active Directory.
In Active Directory Zone Replication Scope, select one of the following:
To all DNS servers running on domain controllers in this forest
To all DNS servers running on domain controllers in this domain
To all domain controllers in this domain
To all domain controllers specified in the scope of this directory partition
In the first Reverse Lookup Zone Name page, select one of the following:
IPv4 Reverse Lookup Zone
IPv6 Reverse Lookup Zone
In the second Reverse Lookup Zone Name page, do one of the following:
In Network ID, type the network ID of your IP address range. For example, if your IP address range is 192.168.0.1, type 192.168.0.
In Reverse lookup zone name, type the name of your IPv4 reverse lookup zone.
In Dynamic Update, select the type of dynamic updates that you want to allow. Click Next.
In Completing the New Zone Wizard, review your choices, and then click Finish.