How To Setup IP Reverse DNS Record in Windows Server 2008/2003?

1. Install Microsoft Windows DNS Service

  1. Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Click Add and Remove Windows Components.
  4. The Windows Components Wizard starts. Click Next.
  5. Click Networking Services, and then click Details.
  6. Click to select the Domain Name System (DNS) check box, and then click OK.
  7. Click OK to start server Setup. The DNS server and tool files are copied to your computer.
  8. Continue to the next step to configure the DNS server.

2. Deletgate Reverse Lookup Zone

Your upstream provider need to delegate the reverse DNS lookup zone to your DNS servers. Creating delegated subnetted reverse lookup zones is not a trivial task. This article discusses how to configure delegated subnetted reverse lookup zones for a Microsoft Windows DNS server. How to configure a subnetted reverse lookup zone on Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows Server 2003

Create Reverse DNS Record in Your DNS Servers

a. Login to your DNS server and start DNS control panel at Start > Programs > Administrative Tools - DNS

HowToRDNS Step 1


2. Expand Reverse Lookup Zones and click the IP segment that your will setup

HowToRDNS Step 2

If you can't find the IP segment, You should create a new zone for the IP segment.

3. Create New PTR, You can Right Click IP segment -> New Pointer(PTR)...

HowToRDNS Step 3


3. Set the correct parameters for PTR

HowToRDNS Step 4

Related Resources

Navigator

Other Knowledgebase Articles

Shared Hosting

# of Domains: 2
# of SQL Server Databases: 2
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Email: Unlimited
SQL Server 2008 R2
Monthly: $4.99
More Information About Unlimited Shared Windows Hosting Plan

Windows Hyper-V Server

Dedicated Memory:2GB
Disk Space: 200GB
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Windows 2008/2003: Free
Monthly: $49.99
More Information About Unlimited Windows Hyper-V Server

Dedicated Windows Server

CPU: Intel Dual-Core Sandy Bridge I3-2100
RAM: 8GB RAM
Disk: 2x320GB SATA
RAID: Host RAID 1
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Windows 2008/2003: Free
Monthly: $99.00
More Information About Unlimited Dedicated Windows Server
SQL Server Hosting | ASP.NET Hosting | DotNetNuke Hosting | Windows VPS & Hyper-V Hosting | Dedicated SQL Server Hosting
Windows Server with SSD | Powerful Windows Server | Cheap Dedicated Windows Server | Dedicated Windows Server Promotion | Special Express Windows Server