Moving deployment roles - BlueCat Integrity - 9.5.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Integrity

How to move deployment roles.

The Move Deployment Roles feature is used to move deployment roles from one server to another. For example, you can add two separate Other DNS servers each representing the same external DNS server to Address Manager. One server has a host name only from an import of delegation, and the second server has an IP address from an import of a stub zone.

Since you only need a single a Other DNS server representing the external server, you can delete one of them. However, before you delete it you can use the Move Deployment Roles feature to move the roles to the other server.
Note: You cannot move deployment roles if the source server has deployment options associated with it: you must remove all deployment options before moving the roles. Because you cannot remove deployment roles associated with a server in Read-Only mode you use this feature to move roles between other DNS servers or servers in Read-Write mode.
Warning: If a primary DNS Deployment Role server interface changes, associated secondary DNS Deployment Roles must be updated accordingly. For example, if a Primary DNS Deployment Role is moved from one BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server to another BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server with a different services IP address, associated Secondary DNS Deployment Roles must be updated manually to use the new IP address for zone transfers.

To move a deployment role:

  1. Click the Servers tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so click the Servers tab again to ensure you are working with the Configuration information page.
  2. Under Server, click the server that has the deployment roles you want to move.
  3. Click the server name, then click Move Deployment Roles. The Move Deployment Roles page appears.
  4. Click Select Server Interface of the destination server. The Select Server Interface page appears.
  5. Click the destination server.
  6. Select the destination server interface, then click Add.
  7. Under Role Types, select the deployment roles you want to move:
    • Select the Move DNS Deployment Roles check box to move DNS deployment roles to the destination server.
    • Select the Move DHCP Deployment Roles check box to move DHCP deployment roles to the destination server.
  8. Click Apply. The deployment roles move to the destination server.