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Configure DNSCredentials

Posted by bartvdw on 0606/1010/2008

If you run DHCP & DNS on 1 and same server, Microsoft recommends to use DNSCredentials for secure updates. For this, create a dedicated user account with a very difficult password set, but make sure the password is set to ‘Never expires’! No special group membership is needed for this user.

The run following command (command-line): netsh dhcp server set dnscredentials %USER% %DOMAIN% *

Note: the * sign at the end of the command enables prompt for password. When prompted, enter the password of the user.

Read the article below for more information.

Event ID 1056 Is Logged After Installing DHCP


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