Attention: Upgrade notice
Due to infrastructure changes introduced in
DNS/DHCP Server v9.5.0, you can only configure Service Point v3.6.0 or greater on
DNS/DHCP Server v9.5.0 or greater.
Before you proceed to upgrade to DNS/DHCP
Server v9.5.0 or greater, you must first upgrade the Service Point deployed to
DNS/DHCP Server to Service Point v3.6.0 or greater. If you do not upgrade the
Service Point version before upgrading to DNS/DHCP Server v9.5.0 or greater, the
Service Point will no longer start upon the DNS/DHCP Server upgrade.
information on upgrading your Service Point, refer to Manually update service point versions.
By configuring a DNS Edge Service Point v3 instance on a supported DNS/DHCP
Server appliance, you can enable your existing hardware to streamline network operations
and take advantage of enhanced DNS, providing better visibility and control. Service
point functionality (such as policy application, threat evaluation, and DNS event
logging) can all be applied to the DNS client traffic directed to the service point's
Note: VMware ESX/ESXi
DNS Edge service point on DNS/DHCP Server
is now also supported on VMware ESX/ESXi v7.0/6.7.
Note: To apply
service point functionality, you must direct the DNS client traffic to the service
Configuring a DNS Edge service point does not affect existing DNS/DHCP Server appliance
functionality—all of the functions in the DNS/DHCP Server appliance remain available.
BlueCat strongly recommends
that you work
with BlueCat Customer Care
when configuring this feature.
This service cannot be configured on DNS/DHCP Servers that are
already operating in an existing xHA pair. If you would like to configure the DNS Edge
service point on an xHA pair, you must configure the DNS Edge service point on each
DNS/DHCP Server and then create the xHA pair. For more information, refer to Enabling a DNS Edge Service Point v3 in a HA setup