How to Easily Migrate your Entire On-Prem DNS to Azure

So as with many companies we’re shifting to a Cloud environment from aging physical systems, as part of this I came across a requirement to migrate our entire On-Premise DNS System which is hosted on a Windows Server into Azure.

I wasn’t about to start migrating a few hundred individual DNS Zones in this case as that doesn’t sound like a whole lot of fun when it’s a seemingly repetitive task that I could instead script up so that’s what I did.

The instructions and code below are meant to get you in the right direction, the script is not necessarily production ready and could be improved greatly, if you take the time to do so please comment with any alterations you make and I’ll include them in this article.

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AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage hybrid identities – Study Notes #20

This article covers the “Implement and manage hybrid identities” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Install and configure Azure AD Connect Azure AD Connect allows you to connect and sync between an On-Premise Active Directory and AAD. Detailed information on setting up Azure AD Connect can be found at – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnect-get-started-express Configure federation and single … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage hybrid identities – Study Notes #20

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage Azure AD objects (users, groups, and devices) – Study Notes #19

This article covers the “Manage Azure AD objects (users, groups, and devices)” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Create users and groups Creating users and groups is fairly straightforward, navigate to Azure Active Directory and then select either Users or Groups as required. To create users – Select “New users” Provide the name and the … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage Azure AD objects (users, groups, and devices) – Study Notes #19

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Create and configure a Network Security Group (NSG) – Study Notes #17

This article covers the “Create and configure a Network Security Group (NSG)” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. A Network Security Group is basically a network filter/firewall that allows you to restrict access to resources within a VNET, they are associated with Subnets or NIC’s rather than to VM’s directly. Create security rules Rules are … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Create and configure a Network Security Group (NSG) – Study Notes #17

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage virtual networking – Study Notes #16

This article covers the “Implement and manage virtual networking” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Configure Azure DNS Within Virtual Networks, DNS servers may be configured by navigating to the VNET and then navigate to “DNS Servers” in the “Settings” menu. By default virtual networks are managed by the Azure DNS but you can select … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage virtual networking – Study Notes #16

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage virtual networking – Study Notes #15

This article covers the “Implement and manage virtual networking” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets, and virtual networks Private and Public IP Addresses To configure public and private IP Addresses access the resource it will apply to such as a Virtual Machine and navigate … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement and manage virtual networking – Study Notes #15