Single-label DNS name resolution and Zone hierarchy and zone delegation

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 28, 2015Single-label DNS name resolution Single-label domains are missing a top-level domain (TLD) and the normal dot (.) notation associated with domain names. For example, a normal domain is, whereas a single-label domain is adventure-works. You find single-label names on networks with legacy Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) […]

Migration to application partitions and IPv6

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 17, 2018Migration to application partitions Application partitions enable certain data to be replicated along partition lines. Specifically, application partitions assist with control of the replication’s scope—for instance, to enable certain DNS zones to be replicated. An application partition is created with the dnscmd command-line tool: dnscmd <ServerName> /CreateDirectoryPartition <Fully […]

Cache locking and Disjoint namespaces and DNS interoperability

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 17, 2018Cache locking Another method for preventing cache poisoning is with cache locking. Cache locking prevents cached responses from being overwritten during their Time to Live (TTL). Cache locking is configured as a percentage of the TTL. So if the TTL is 3600 seconds, a cache-locking percentage of 50 […]

Secure name resolution and DNSSEC and DNS socket pool

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 28, 2015Secure name resolution Ensuring secure name resolution includes making sure that the name server and DNS server have been secured. The Advanced tab in the DNS server Properties sheet, shown in Figure 2-9, contains several check boxes relevant to secure name resolution. FIGURE 2-9 Advanced DNS properties for […]