How to Modify Security For the Active Directory-Integrated Zone


In this article you will learn how to modify security for the Active Directory-Integrated 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 that 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 of 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

Now click on the Security Tab. In the Security Tab the group or user names will be available that are currently allowed to access the Zone, you can add new users or can delete the existing ones by clicking on the Add or Remove Button.

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You can also change the Permission provided to these users. To do that check the permission to be granted to all users.

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Step 6

You can also provide special permissions to specific users or groups. To do that you need to click on the Advanced button.

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In the Advanced Security Settings Wizard, first select the user and then click on the Edit button to make the permission changes, you can also add or delete a user from this wizard. This can be done by clicking on the Add or Remove Button.

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Step 7

On clicking the Edit button a new page will be opened, here you can select the various types of permission levels that you want to grant to this user.

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After making all these changes click on the Apply and then the "Ok" button.