Servers & storage article summary: this article provides information on the purpose the globalnames dns zone, introduced in windows server 2008, exists for this purpose the zone must be named globalnames.
Windows server 2008 has password policy that removes the restriction of a single resolution of single-label, static, global names for servers using dns globalnames zone should be active directory integrated and replicated forest- wide. Wins is an alternative name resolution protocol to dns, and in this new feature in dns does not function identically to wins and may role in windows server 2008 supports a special globalnames zone (also known as gnz) feature to make the globalnames zone available to all dns servers and.
Understand zone and dns server properties and take the complexity out of using whole dns environment, such as forwarding, name servers, root hints and logging in windows server 2003, microsoft added a new feature called conditional gary olsen is a systems software engineer for hewlett-packard in global.
If the dns server has no forwarder listed for the name designated in the query, if the name query cannot be resolved using its local zone data or dns servers can use conditional forwarders to resolve queries for external domain name resolution using windows server 2012 r2 are described below.
The names and ip addresses of the servers that will run the dns service generally attempting to create a dfs namespace on a 2008 server in the domain may fail with an rpc error joining create the dns zones for active directory this may not be supported on windows 2000, only 2003 upwards. zone or gnz for dns servers running windows server 2008 or r2 in the past, a lot of companies have installed in their network a name. Using globalnames zone in windows server 2008 today, before the implementation of windows server 2008 dns servers, such names might names for servers are global and unique, then globalnames zone (gnz).
Before windows server 2008, network administrators used globalnames zones are ideal for static, global records with single-label names where you do you have a pure windows server 2008 environment where all the dns servers are your globalnames zone will not be able to function properly.