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Can anyone recommend a web based tool for managing/viewing DNS records in an active directory environment? Something like ProBIND, but for a microsoft shop?

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I havent found any formal projects, but did find this forums.asp.net/t/589684.aspx –  Bozojoe Mar 16 '10 at 19:34

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The GUI in Windows is so straightforward that there probably isn't a big market for web-based tools. I'm sure there's something out there somewhere...but I've never heard of it.

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+1 on the question because I feel it would be awfully convenient to be able to do dsa.msc/gpmc.msc stuff from within a web browser on a non-Windows OS. –  jscott Mar 15 '10 at 17:15
    
If I really needed a web version of the gui I'd publish the gui to the web with terminal services... –  Jim B Mar 15 '10 at 17:20

Using a scheduled task you can use netsh to export the dhcp info to a csv. I then import this using datatables to easily display and filter by mac / ip / hostname. These files are all saved on a webserver / directory that is a website and users can go to this page to view the dhcp info. Its read only and "out of sync" by however long your scheduled task repeats but I have used this to good effect. The benefit of netsh is you can query Windows DHCP servers in remote sites / subnets also and report back to a central server.

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Try Infoblox's IPAM Winconnect product. http://www.infoblox.com/products/ipam-winconnect.cfm

I must admit, I haven't tried this, but their Enterprise Appliance Solutions are very feature-rich, robust and solid.

Good Luck.

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I was hoping to not have to use an appliance, just a simple web-based intranet tool. Well at least, its a start, thanks –  Bozojoe Sep 26 '09 at 18:04
    
if your on an intranet why would you even want to use a web based tool? –  Jim B Mar 15 '10 at 17:21
    
@Jim Maybe they want to access the application from a non-Windows OS? Handheld network-connected devices (e.g. Blackberry, iPod Touch) are also becoming quite popular. –  jscott Mar 15 '10 at 18:47
    
@jscott point taken- I'm not sure I'd want the backbone of my active directory to be managed by a third party tool –  Jim B Mar 15 '10 at 20:56

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