DNS Forwarder VM

Last updated: 15/04/2016

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This template shows how to create a DNS server that forwards queries to Azure's internal DNS servers. This is useful for setting up DNS resultion between virtual networks (as described in https://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/virtual-networks-name-resolution-for-vms-and-role-instances/).

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmName Name of the Virtual Machine.
adminUsername User name for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
storageAccName The name of the storage account for diagnostics. Storage account names must be globally unique.
forwardIP This is the IP address to forward DNS queries to. The default value represents Azure's internal DNS recursive resolvers.

Use the template

PowerShell
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/301-dns-forwarder/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell
Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/301-dns-forwarder/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface