Public Domains in Azure DNS

3m 36s

This lesson will begin with a brief overview of the Domain Name System. You’ll then learn how to use Azure DNS to host public domains, you'll cover the options for configuring name resolution in Azure virtual networks, and you’ll see how to use Azure DNS Private Zones for networks that aren’t connected to the internet.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you'll be able to:

  • Configure Azure DNS to host public domains.
  • Describe options for configuring name resolution in Azure virtual networks.
  • Configure Azure DNS Private Zones.

Intended Audience

  • Azure administrators, architects, and network engineers


  • Knowledge of Azure virtual networks


About the Author
Guy Hummel, opens in a new tab
Azure and Google Cloud Content Lead
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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).

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