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Implement and Configure Private DNS in Azure

In this hands-on lab, you are working as an Azure network engineer for Big Ben Corporation, a company that specializes in fabricating high-tech watches. You’ve been asked to create a private DNS zone in Azure to allow connectivity to a virtual machine. To do so, you’ll use Azure Private DNS to create a private DNS record to connect to a virtual machine via a domain name.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jun 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a Private DNS Zone

    Create a private DNS zone in the same region as the other resources.

  2. Challenge

    Link the Private DNS Zone to the Virtual Network

    Once the private DNS zone has been created, link it to the virtual network.

  3. Challenge

    Create a DNS Record Pointing to the Server VM

    Create an A record that points to the server virtual machine's private IPv4 address.

  4. Challenge

    Test DNS Resolution from the User VM to the Server VM

    Log in to the user virtual machine via remote desktop with the credentials provided on the lab page and test if you can ping the server virtual machine using its DNS record.

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