DNS Server and Zone Reporting with PowerShell

Who-Is On First? While working on DNS automation for a customer recently I needed some quick scripts to inventory Active Directory-integrated DNS server and zone configurations. All too often the way we think things are configured does not match reality. Are the forwarders consistent and correct? Is scavenging enabled where you thought it was? Do…

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DNS Zone Copy and Merge with PowerShell

Have you ever wanted to roll up all of your reverse zones into a “big 10” super zone? Do you need to copy DNS zones between environments and preserve the record aging? Today’s post is for you. Author’s note: While flying home on a Friday night this blog post was mostly composed on my Windows…

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PowerShell Script To Combine DNS Zones

Have you ever wanted to consolidate or merge duplicate primary DNS zones?  This is a common scenario that I find, and usually it is related to reverse zones.  This script functionality is similar to the DNSExporter tool, but it is much simpler to use.  See the script for syntax and notes. # —————————————————————————– # Copy-DNSZone…

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