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Add a new domain to a zone

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To add a new domain to a zone

  1. Open DNS.

  2. In the console tree, click the applicable zone.

    Where?

    • DNS/applicable DNS server/Forward Lookup Zones (or Reverse Lookup Zones)/applicable zone

  3. On the Action menu, click New Domain, and then type the name of the new domain without using periods.

  4. Click OK to add the new domain to the zone.

Notes

  • To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. If the computer is joined to a domain, members of the Domain Admins group might be able to perform this procedure. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure.

  • To open DNS, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click DNS.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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