As you might already know that Azure support name resolutions for the hosted VMs by assigning your on premise DNS server or the Azure provided name resolutions to resolve hosted virtual machines.

However for any large enterprises it will be convenient to configure their on premise DNS servers to host their services efficiently and gain the full control on name resolutions.

Because below are the limitations/consideration that you want to keep in mind when you wish to use the Azure provided DNS.

So when opt to use your own DNS there are some norms/recommendations and below are those.

Another best practice for best performance is, when you are using Azure VMs as DNS servers, IPv6 should be disabled. A public IP address should be assigned to each DNS server VM.

So here is how to change the DNS settings for a Virtual Machine.


Courtesy Microsoft

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *