Assigning a host name to a network gateway - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.1.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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9.1.0

You can assign a host name to a network gateway address.

To assign a host name to a network gateway address:

  1. Select the IP Space tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Configuration information page.
  2. From the configuration drop-down menu, select a configuration.
  3. Under IPv4 Blocks, select the network containing the address or addresses that you want to assign.
  4. Select the check box for the network gateway address.
  5. Click Action and select Assign.
  6. Under General, select Gateway from the Allocation Type drop-down menu. Host Name fields appear on the page.
  7. Under General, specify the following parameters:
    • Host Name—enter the name for the host record assignment, or select Same as Zone to give the host the same name as the zone. If you specify a host name in a zone that does not yet exist, you are prompted to confirm that you want to create the zone. Specifying a host name for a static address is optional.
    • Create Reverse Record—select this option to create a reverse record for the host. Specifying the creation of a reverse record for a static address is optional.
  8. Under DNS, select the check box for the view or views to which the IP address is to be assigned.
  9. Under Additional Information, enter a name for the address in the IP Address Name field.
  10. Under Device, associate the address with an existing or new device. The Device section might not be editable if you don't have the associated access rights.
    • Specify Device—select this option if you have already defined devices on the configuration’s Devices tab. Select a device from the drop-down menu.
    • New Device—select this option to create a new device. When selected, Name and Type fields appear on the page. In the Name field, enter a descriptive name for the device. From the Type drop-down menu, select a device. Specific devices are listed by the device subtype name followed by the device type name in square brackets.
  11. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
  12. Click Assign.