It seems obvious that the URLs need to resolve for SharePoint to be effective. Learn about the DNS setups for domain addresses and how to create a forward DNS zone to resolve to more user friendly URLs.
- [Narrator] Another aspect of communication…is to make certain that user's browsers…can actually resolve the URL…that they type in for SharePoint, to the SharePoint address.…In order to ensure that we use addresses…that users are comfortable with, we usually use aliases…and short names for them in DNS.…So I'm going to set that up here, by on my Domain Controller…or wherever you have DNS hosted.…
I'm going to open up DNS manager,…and you can see I have two forward lookup zones.…One is actually the domain name for the computers…on the network; that's corp.kinetecoenergy.com.…This organization has an external identity…of kinetecoenergy.com, and it is considered best practice…that your internal network be a sub domain of that.…However corp.kinetecoenergy.com,…plus the server name on the front,…is an awful lot for users to type in.…
I've created a second forward lookup zone…with an easier-to-use zone name…that's specific to the local network.…In order to make certain that the users…who type in an address such as sharepoint.kineteco.lcl…
CA Callahan takes you through each stage of the process, covering everything from software installation prerequisites, to common topologies and MinRoles, to how to slipstream updates into an installation. Callahan introduces best practices, as well as steps involved in configuring outgoing email, web applications, site collections, managed accounts, and farm accounts. Plus, discover how to use some common tools that experienced administrators use on a day-to-day basis to make the most of their installation efforts.
- SharePoint installation considerations
- Configuring SQL for SharePoint
- Software installation prerequisites
- Using the Installation Wizard
- Installing SharePoint 2016 on additional servers
- Configuring outgoing email
- Configuring a web application and site collection