How to Apply Only Secure Dynamic Updates to the Forward Lookup Zone

Introduction

In this article you will learn how to apply only Secure Dynamic Updates to the Forward Lookup Zone.

Step 1

First of all open the Administrative Tools from the Start Menu.

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Now in the Administrative Tools many options will be available and one of them will be DNS, double-click on this option to open it.

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Step 2

Now the DNS Manager Wizard will be opened, here on the left hand side DNS Server will be available.

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Expand the Server name under the DNS.

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Step 3

Under the Server Name two Zones will be available, one will be Forward Lookup Zone and the second will be Backward Lookup Zone. Expand the Zone on which you want to work.

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Now you will see that a few Zones are available under this Forward Lookup Zone (these will be only be available if you had added them previously), expand these Zones too.

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Step 4

Now right-click on the Zone and click on the Properties.

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In the Properties Window open the General Tab. In the General Tab first of all check the Type of Zone because this should be Active Directory Integrated if it's not then click on the Change button.

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Step 5

If you click on the Change button then you will see that a new Wizard is opened where you need to check the "Store the Zone in Active Directory".

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After changing the type to the Active Directory-Integrated go to the Dynamic Updates, this should be Secure Only, if it's not then click on the Drop Down button and select the "Secure Only".

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After making all the desired changes, click on the "Ok" button to apply them and allow only Secure Dynamic Updates to the Forward Lookup Zone.

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