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As stated previously, DNS forwarding always uses recursive queries. It is important to know this, since the way that Microsoft sometimes presents its configuration may confuse administrators, due to unclear wording of some of the options.
This section describes the configuration of DNS Forwarding for Microsoft Windows Server version 2016 only. This method uses the Server Manager component, whereas in previous versions of Windows Server (2008, 2012) this would be configured through the DNS Microsoft Management Console (MMC).