BlueCat Edge components - BlueCat Edge - Service Point v4.x.x

BlueCat Edge Deployment Guide

Locale
English
Product name
BlueCat Edge
Version
Service Point v4.x.x

BlueCat Edge includes the following components:

Component Information
BlueCat Edge Cloud Instance
  • Web-based interface for BlueCat Edge
  • Access point for data within BlueCat Edge for incident analysis
  • Policy management
  • Namespace management
Service Point v3
  • Specialized system that contains DNS services
  • Deployed into your network based on your architecture
  • Collects query data which can be accessed for a number of purposes
  • Enforces policies in your environment
Attention: BlueCat recommends migrating all Service Point v3 instances to the Service Point v4 instances to take advantage of the modern platform and features that will be introduced in future releases. For more information on migrating from Service Point v3 instances to the Service Point v4 instances, refer to Migrating Service Point v3 to Service Point v4.
Service Point v4
  • Specialized system on which DNS resolver service can be deployed
  • Deployed into your network based on your architecture
  • Collects query data which can be accessed for a number of purposes
  • Enforces policies in your environment
DNS resolver service
  • Specialized DNS forwarder service with caching capability
    Note: The service point doesn't validate DNSSEC but will pass queries through to a DNS server.
  • Deployed on Service Point v4 instances and is pre-deployed on Service Point v3
BlueCat Edge policies
  • Sets of criteria aligned with enforcing behavior