DNS resolver services - BlueCat Edge - Service Point v4.x.x

BlueCat Edge User Guide

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

Once you have deployed Service Point v4 VMs and configured a site, you can configure and deploy DNS resolver service on the Service Point v4 VMs so that it can consume site information and forward information to the BlueCat Edge Cloud.

Deploying DNS resolver service

  1. In the top navigation bar, click and select DNS Resolver Services.
  2. To add a new DNS resolver service, click .
  3. Enter the name and description.
  4. Enter the name of the site to which the Service Point v4 VMs will register. As you enter the side name, they appear below the Sites field.
  5. Enter the name of a Service Point v4 VM that will pull the DNS resolver service configuration. As you enter the service point name, they appear below the Service point field.
    Attention: You can only select a service point that has not been configured with a DNS resolver service. You cannot deploy multiple DNS resolver services on the same service point.
  6. Under Service IPs, select one of the following options to bind IP addresses to the DNS resolver service:
    • Listen on all primary (IPv4 and IPv6) addresses: the DNS resolver service listens for queries on all configured primary IP addresses configured on the Service Point v4 instance.
    • Listen only on specific addresses: the DNS resolver service listens for queries on specified IP addresses. Once you select this radio button, the select the following IP addresses:
      1. Select the checkbox next to the Primary IP address to associate with the DNS resolver service.
      2. If you have configured Anycast service on the service point, select the checkbox next to the Anycast IP address to bind to the DNS resolver service.

        For more information on configuring Anycast service on the service point, refer to Configuring Anycast service on Service Point v4.

      3. If you configured any Alias IP addresses, select the checkbox next to the Aliases IP address to bind to the DNS resolver service.
      4. If you have configured DSR VIPs on the service point, select the checkbox next to the Direct server return (DSR) IP address to bind to the DNS resolver service.

        For more information on configuring DSR VIPs on the service point, refer to Configuring the DSR VIP on Service Point v4.

  7. Click Deploy.
Note: Clicking the Deploy button queues the deployment task on the associated service point and does not indicate that the DNS resolver service has been immediately deployed. The deployment process can take a few minutes to successfully complete.