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Add a Server to DNS Manager

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use this procedure to add a local or remote server to DNS Manager so you can manage it.

Membership in the Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.

To add a server to DNS Manager
  1. Open DNS Manager.

  2. On the Action menu, click Connect to DNS Server.

  3. In Connect to DNS Server, click either:

    • This computer, if the server that you want to connect to and manage is located on the same computer that you are using to manage it.

    • The following computer, if the server that you want to connect to and manage is located on a remote computer.

    If you choose to connect to a remote server, specify either its Domain Name System (DNS) computer name or its IP address.

  4. Select the Connect to the specified computer now check box, and then click OK.

Additional considerations

  • To open DNS Manager, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DNS.

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