DNS Model for MBCA 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 - download location + rule documentation

Summary

The RTM DNS MBCA 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 is available on Microsoft.com at the link Microsoft DNS (Domain Name System) Model for Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer 2.0

The MBCA DNS Model has checks to ensure that the DNS server is adhering to best practices in the following areas:

- IP Address checks
- Forwarding
- Scavenging
- Root Hints
- Checks for DNS Registry Parameters
- Zone Issues
- Possible DNS Server mis-configurations
- Active Directory DNS Zone health

The DNS Model for MBCA 2.0 is also a preview of the rules that will availalbe when the Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS BPA is released.

Other DNS MBCA delated links include:

Best Practices Analyzer for Domain Name System: Configuration (external link)
Best Practices Analyzer for Domain Name System: Operation (external link)

Note:

The DNS Model for MBCA 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 does not install on Windows Server 2008 R2 computers. Attempting to install the DNS Model for MBCA 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer fails with the on-screen error:

Dialog Title Text:

Microsoft DNS Server Configuration Analysis Model Setup

Dialog Messsage text:

Microsoft DNS Server Configuration Analysis Model is not supported on this OS. Please refer to the download page for the list of supported OSes.

OK

 

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Article ID: 2282988 - Last Review: 09/17/2010 15:27:00 - Revision: 13.0

Windows Server 2008 Standard

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