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Documenting Microsoft DNS with Microsoft PowerShell V1.00

Documenting Microsoft DNS with Microsoft PowerShell V1.00

After releasing documentation scripts for Microsoft Active Directory and DHCP, I received a lot of requests for a script to document Microsoft DNS. Microsoft makes DNS cmdlets for Windows Server 2012 and higher. I sent out a request for testers and from their requests I added a lot more functionality to my initial script.

I would like to thank my new employer, Choice Solutions, for allowing me to finish this script on company time and also allowing me to start on the XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ script and updating the Active Directory script with Text and HTML output.

The script documents almost every nook and cranny of DNS that I can find a way to document using PowerShell. This script can be run remotely if RSAT is installed on the computer running the script. If the DNS server name is entered as localhost or an IP address, the script will attempt to resolve those to the actual server name. This script generates Microsoft Word, PDF, formatted text and HTML output.

The following items are documented:

Read the entire article here, Documenting Microsoft DNS with Microsoft PowerShell V1.00

via Carl Webster

Carl Webster Carl Webster is a Sr. Solutions Architect for Choice Solutions, with over 38 years of IT experience, based in the Nashville, TN area. Webster has been working with application and desktop virtualization since 1990 and with Active Directory since 2001. Webster travels the world doing XenApp, XenDesktop, HP Moonshot and Active Directory projects. He holds the prestigious Citrix Technology Professional designation.

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