XIA Configuration

Microsoft DNS Audit & Documentation Tool

Software to help you audit the configuration of your Microsoft DNS servers

Use our Microsoft DNS audit tool XIA Configuration to provide visibility into the configuration of your DNS servers.

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XIA Configuration has a non-intrusive architecture with agentless data collection and PowerShell support.

Microsoft DNS Server Documentation Example

View an example document generated by XIA Configuration of a Microsoft DNS server:

Microsoft DNS server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration
Microsoft DNS server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration
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A video demonstrating our DNS audit and documentation software XIA Configuration

DNS settings audited by XIA Configuration

Find out more about the DNS settings audited by XIA Configuration below:

Screenshot showing the summary of a DNS server in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing the summary of a DNS server in the XIA Configuration web interface

To see all the Windows settings supported by XIA Configuration, navigate up to Windows.

Conditional Forwarders

This section includes the following conditional forwarder settings:

  • Zone Name
  • Timeout (Secs)
  • DS Integrated
  • Master Servers
  • Replication Scope
Screenshot of conditional forwarders in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of conditional forwarders in the XIA Configuration web interface

Host

This section includes the following host settings:

  • Computer Fully Qualified Domain Name
  • Operating System Name
  • Service Pack
  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Processors

For more detailed information about Windows settings, view the Windows page.

Screenshot of host settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of host settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Host Service

This section includes details of the DNS Windows service running on the host system.

For more detailed information about Windows services, view the Windows Services page.

Screenshot of host service settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of host service settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Forward and Reverse Lookup Zones

This section includes the following information about forward and reverse lookup zones:

  • Name
  • Type
  • Status
  • DNSSEC Status
  • Key Master
Screenshot showing forward lookup zones in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing forward lookup zones in the XIA Configuration web interface

Zone Settings

  • General Settings
  • Directory Settings
  • Dynamic Updates
Screenshot showing forward lookup zone settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing forward lookup zone settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
  • Start of Authority (SOA)
  • Aging/Scavenging
  • Zone Transfers
  • WINS
  • Name Servers
Screenshot showing start of authority (SOA) settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing start of authority (SOA) settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

DNSSEC Settings

This section includes the following DNSSEC settings:

  • Key Master
  • Next Secure (NSEC)
  • Trust Anchor
  • Advanced
  • Signing Keys
Screenshot showing DNSSEC settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing DNSSEC settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Signing Keys

This section provides information about the zone signing keys (ZSK) and key signing keys (KSK):

  • General Settings
  • Key Generation
  • Key Properties
  • Key Rollover
Screenshot showing signing key settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing signing key settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Resource Records

This section provides information about the resource records configured for the zone:

  • Name
  • Record Type
  • Timestamp
  • Data
Screenshot showing resource records in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing resource records in the XIA Configuration web interface

Server Settings

This section includes the following server settings:

  • General Settings
  • Server Options
  • Interfaces
Screenshot showing Microsoft DNS server settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Microsoft DNS server settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
  • Directory
  • EDNS
  • Forwarders
Screenshot showing directory settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing directory settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
  • Global Names Zone
  • Root Hints
  • Recursion
  • Advanced
Screenshot showing global names zone settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing global names zone settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Diagnostics

Provides diagnostics information for the Microsoft DNS server.

Screenshot showing Microsoft DNS server diagnostics settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Microsoft DNS server diagnostics settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Trust Points

This section provides information about trust points and associated trust anchors.

Screenshot showing Trust Points in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Trust Points in the XIA Configuration web interface

Trust Anchors

This section provides details of the trust anchors.

Screenshot showing Trust Anchor settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Trust Anchor settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Supported Platforms

XIA Configuration supports auditing DNS settings on the following versions of Microsoft Windows:

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2

For more information about Windows, please view the Windows page.

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