How to Configure DNS Settings on a Unitrends Backup Appliance

SUMMARY

How to Configure DNS Settings on a Unitrends Backup Appliance

ISSUE

Purpose

This article provides the steps necessary to configure through the RRC a Unitrends backup appliance to use a specified DNS server for name/IP lookups.

Applies To

Unitrends backup appliance software version 6.X

Configure DNS Settings

To add, modify, or remove DNS servers:

Select Configure > Network > DNS and insert the DNS address into the DNS Address field and click Add.

To change the search order of a DNS server, click on the server's address in the Current DNS Address Order list and drag and drop it in the desired location.

To remove a DNS server address, click on the server's IP address and select Remove.

Add a DNS domain name by entering the domain name in the DNS Domain field and click Add.

Click Confirm button to save changes.

Important:  To use the appliance with DNS, the appliance must be added to the DNS, reverse lookup zones must be configured, and a PTR record for the appliance must be created.  If not, entries for all clients being protected by the appliance must be added to the hosts file on the appliance.

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