Anycast RIP - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.2.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

Product name
BlueCat Address Manager

Anycast using RIP is a distance-vector protocol that can be deployed as an interior gateway protocol. The Quagga daemon in Address Manager will configure advanced RIP parameters.

To configure Anycast using RIP on a DNS Server:

  1. From the configuration drop-down menu, select a configuration.
  2. Select the Servers tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Configuration information page.
  3. Under Servers, click a server name. The Details tab for the server opens.
  4. Click the server name menu and select Service Configuration.
  5. From the Service Type drop-down menu, select Anycast.
  6. Under General Settings, set the following parameters:
    • Enable Anycast Service—select this check box to enable Anycast service; deselect this check box to disable Anycast service.
    • Protocol—select RIP. Different fields become available depending on the type of protocol that you select.
    • IPv4 Address—enter the IPv4 address of the Anycast DNS server.
  7. Set the optional authentication parameters:
    • Authenticate—select this option to enable authentication. When selected, the Password field becomes available.
    • Password—enter a password for authentication.
  8. Click Update.