Dhcp not updating dns server 2016 r2

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The zone synchronization mechanism – AD replication in case of AD integrated zones and zone transfer in case of file based zones – ensures that the newly created or updated DNS record now exists on all the servers hosting the zone. Any update operation on a specific zone will be performed by IPAM on the preferred server which then gets replicated to other DNS servers.

IPAM maintains an inventory of IP addresses in the IPAM database.

This new capability ensures automated population of IP address inventory.

Now, admins will no longer be required to manually update IP address inventory or import csv file as long as they have reverse lookup zones up-to-date with PTR records.

In Windows Server 2016, IPAM will read the DNS records from the DNS servers – including the PTR records.

The PTR records are used by IPAM 2016 to populate the IP address inventory.

IPAM in Windows Server 2016 can now perform all the DNS management tasks for which the user earlier had to go to DNS Manager.

This blog is visited regularly by people from over 190 countries around the world. The Windows DHCP server can be configured to automatically update authoritative Windows DNS servers with the host (A) and pointer (PTR) records of DHCP clients. These options can be configured on the DHCP server by going to either the DHCP scope’s properties or the IPv4 (and IPv6) properties and selecting the DNS tab, as shown below. That’s because on a Windows domain network we are not as concerned about the Windows clients as we are about the non-Windows clients. Windows clients that are part of an Active Directory (AD) domain can benefit from the AD Access Control Lists (ACLs), which can prevent name squatting by limiting the access rights of devices.

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