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Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone

Windows Server Technical Preview and Windows 10

Updated: May 4, 2015

Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone

Adds a DNS server secondary zone.

Syntax

Parameter Set: ForwardLookupZone
Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone [-Name] <String> [-ZoneFile] <String> [-MasterServers] <IPAddress[]> [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-ComputerName <String> ] [-InformationAction <System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference> {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire | Ignore | Suspend} ] [-InformationVariable <System.String> ] [-LoadExisting] [-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>] [ <WorkflowParameters>]

Parameter Set: ReverseLookupZone
Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone [-ZoneFile] <String> [-MasterServers] <IPAddress[]> -NetworkId <String> [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-ComputerName <String> ] [-InformationAction <System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference> {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire | Ignore | Suspend} ] [-InformationVariable <System.String> ] [-LoadExisting] [-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>] [ <WorkflowParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone cmdlet adds a specified secondary zone on a Domain Name System (DNS) server. You can create either a forward lookup zone or a reverse lookup zone. To create a reverse lookup zone, specify a network ID by using the NetworkID parameter, or specify a full reverse lookup zone name by using the Name parameter.

Parameters

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ComputerName<String>

Specifies a DNS server. If you do not specify this parameter, the command runs on the local system. You can specify an IP address or any value that resolves to an IP address, such as a fully qualified domain name (FQDN), host name, or NETBIOS name.


Aliases

Cn

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationAction<System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>

Aliases

infa

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationVariable<System.String>

Aliases

iv

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-LoadExisting

Indicates that the server loads an existing file for the zone. If you do not specify this parameter, this cmdlet creates default zone records automatically. This parameter is relevant only for file-backed zones.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-MasterServers<IPAddress[]>

Specifies an array of IP addresses of the master servers of the zone. You can use both IPv4 and IPv6.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

4

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies a name of a zone.


Aliases

ZoneName

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-NetworkId<String>

Specifies a network ID and prefix length for a reverse lookup zone. Use the format A.B.C.D/prefix for IPv4 or 1111:2222:3333:4444::/prefix for IPv6.

For IPv4, the cmdlet creates only class A, B, C, or D reverse lookup zones. If you specify a prefix that is between classes, the cmdlet uses the longer prefix that is divisible by 8. For example, a value of 10.2.10.0/23 adds the 10.2.10.0/24 reverse lookup zone, and the 10.2.11.0/24 reverse lookup zone is not created. If you enter an IPv4 prefix longer than /24, the cmdlet creates a /32 reverse lookup zone.

For IPv6, the cmdlet creates ip6.arpa zones for prefixes from /16 to /128 that are divisible by 4. If you specify a prefix that is between values, the cmdlet uses the longer prefix that is divisible by 4. For example, entering a value of AAAA::/58 adds the AAAA::/60 ip6.arpa zone. If you do not enter a prefix, the cmdlet uses a default prefix value of /128.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ZoneFile<String>

Specifies the name of the zone file. This parameter is only relevant for file-backed DNS.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

3

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

<WorkflowParameters>

This cmdlet supports the following workflow common parameters: -PSParameterCollection, -PSComputerName, -PSCredential, -PSConnectionRetryCount, -PSConnectionRetryIntervalSec, -PSRunningTimeoutSec, -PSElapsedTimeoutSec, -PSPersist, -PSAuthentication, -PSAuthenticationLevel, -PSApplicationName, -PSPort, -PSUseSSL, -PSConfigurationName, -PSConnectionURI, -PSAllowRedirection, -PSSessionOption, -PSCertificateThumbprint, -PSPrivateMetadata, -AsJob, -JobName, and –InputObject. For more information, see    about_WorkflowCommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Examples

Example 1: Add a secondary DNS server zone

This command creates a secondary DNS zone named western.contoso.com with the specified master server. This zone is file-backed.


PS C:\> Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone -Name "western.contoso.com" -ZoneFile "western.contoso.com.dns" -MasterServers 172.23.90.124 

Example 2: Create secondary zones

This example gets primary zones from the server win-olpn33s5q3m.mytest.contoso.com and creates secondary zones, except TrustAnchors and AutoCreated zones, on the local system.


PS C:\> Get-DnsServerZone -ComputerName win-olpn33s5q3m.mytest.contoso.com | where {("Primary" -eq $_.ZoneType) -and ($False -eq $_.IsAutoCreated) -and ("TrustAnchors" -ne $_.ZoneName)} | %{ $_ | Add-DnsServerSecondaryZone -MasterServers 172.23.90.136 -ZoneFile "$($_.ZoneName).dns"}

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