1st December 2022

DNS Zone and DNS Record Creation in Azure

In this article, we will talk about creating a DNS Zone in Azure and adding a DNS record in detail. You can use Azure DNS to host a custom domain name. You can create a DNS Zone in Azure Active Directory as well as in Active Directory. For a private domain name owned by DNS Zone, you can do name resolution with Azure DNS. To create a DNS Zone on Azure DNS, we follow the steps below in order.

Type DNS zones and select DNS zones from the Services section.

DNS zones
DNS zones

 

We choose “Create dns zone” to create a new DNS Zone on Azure DNS.

Create dns zone
Create dns zone

 

We make the following definitions for DNS Zone. We choose a subscription, Resource Group, Zone Name, Resource Group Location and review + create. With the “Validation Passed” notification, the verification is completed. With the “Create” button, we start the DNS Zone creation process.

subscription, Resource Group, Zone Name, Resource Group Location and review + create
subscription, Resource Group, Zone Name, Resource Group Location and review + create

 

With the “Validation Passed” notification, the verification is completed. With the “Create” button, we start the DNS Zone creation process.

Validation Passed
Validation Passed

 

We choose “Record set” to add a DNS record to the created DNS Zone.

Record set
Record set

 

In the “Add record set” section, we determine the record name, record type, Alias status, TTL values and IP address values and finish with the “OK” button. In the example, we create a https://www.systemconf.com record. We set the record type A, the TTL value to 1 hour and set the IP address.

Add record set
Add record set

 

The record created is as follows.

DNS Record
DNS Record

 

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