Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 computers can use two types of names.
These are: Of course, name resolution in Windows Server 2016 does more than just provide for simple name to IP mapping.
When an application, such as Microsoft Edge, references a website name, the name in the URL is converted into the underlying IPv4 or IPv6 address using a process known as name resolution.
These organizational questions pertain to your Internet presence, and the registered domain names that you intend to use publicly.
Although you need not define these domain names during DNS role installation, you must provide this information when you configure the DNS role.
With DNS forwarding, you can: If you do not specify DNS forwarding, then when a petitioned DNS server is unable to satisfy a DNS query, it uses root hints to determine how to resolve it.
Before we look at root hints, it is important that you understand how an Internet DNS query is handled.