Configuring Domain Controllers to update the primary DNS Server - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.4.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager

The Domain Controller must be configured to update the primary DNS Server.

To configure a Domain Controller:

  1. Navigate to the network adapter object in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  2. Right-click on the network adapter object and select Properties.
  3. Click Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and click the Properties button.
  4. Navigate to Advanced... > DNS and clear any entities in the DNS server addresses, in order of use: field.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click the Properties button.
  7. Under Use the following DNS server addresses:, clear the entries in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server fields and select Obtain DNS servers address automatically.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Reboot the Domain Controller.
  10. Repeat the process for other Domain Controllers if you are using more than one DC.
When the Domain Controller(s) restarts, the logs on the primary DNS Server will show the DDNS updates and the zones in Address Manager will be populated with the relevant records.