Category Archives: Azure Virtual Network

Finding the Name Server Names on Azure DNS

Before you can delegate your DNS zone to Azure DNS, you first need to know the name server names for your zone. Azure DNS allocates name servers from a pool each time a zone is created. The easiest way to … Continue reading

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DNS Record Types on Azure DNS

An Azure DNS zone can support all common DNS record types, such as A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, NS, SOA, SRV and TXT. The following table describes the function of each type of record.

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Hash-Based Distribution on Azure Load Balancer

The load balancer uses a hash-based distribution algorithm. By default, it uses a 5-tuple (source IP, source port, destination IP, destination port, and protocol type) hash to map traffic to available servers. It provides stickiness only within a transport session. … Continue reading

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Intersite Connectivity on Azure Point-to-Site VPN Connections

Intersite Connectivity Options By creating a VPN connection to a virtual network, you allow clients to connect as if the virtual network resources were on the local network. The cloud connection thus becomes transparent to the user. All VPN connections … Continue reading

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Azure DNS

The Domain Name System, or DNS, is responsible for translating (or resolving) a website or service name to its IP address. Azure DNS is a hosting service for DNS domains, providing name resolution using the Microsoft Azure infrastructure. By hosting … Continue reading

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Zone Delegation on Azure DNS

Zone Delegation Azure DNS allows you to host a DNS zone and manage the DNS records for a domain in Azure. In order for DNS queries for a domain to reach Azure DNS, the domain has to be delegated to … Continue reading

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Delegating a Domain to Azure DNS

Once you create your DNS zone in Azure DNS, you need to set up NS records in the parent zone to make Azure DNS the authoritative source for name resolution for your zone. For domains purchased from a registrar, your … Continue reading

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