Fix: Loading DNS zones takes a long time on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based DNS server

Update: After you install the fix from KB 3145126 , and if you experience issues with DNS Service crashing, see the known issues section of KB 3145126 – There’s a sample script provided in the Knowledge Base article that resolves the issue. My name is Ajay Sarkaria and I am a Supportability Program Manager at Microsoft. Recently,…


Azure DNS Server Redundancy

Customers may observe that their PaaS role instances and IaaS virtual machines are only issued one DNS server IP address by DHCP.  This does not mean that name resolution in Azure has a single point of failure however. The Azure DNS infrastructure is highly redundant.  The IP address that is exposed to the customer virtual…

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