Saturday, 4 June 2016

Command to take DNS Backup in Windows Server 2012 ?

Or, How to take DNS Server Backup?
Or, How to perform DNS backup in Windows Server 2012?

1. Open CMD (run as administrator)
2. Type below command and hit enter:

dnscmd yourDNSserverHostName /ZoneExport backup\FQDNofDNSserver.dns.bkup

3. Wait for command to be completed
4. Go to path %windir%\system32\dns\backup
5. Copy the DNS backup file to any alternate location.

Cheers you are done with taking backup of your DNS server

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