Update DNS

Some staff have access to make and update DNS entries in the .datahub.berkeley.edu and .data8x.berkeley.edu subdomains.

Authorization

Request access to make changes by creating an issue in this repository.

Authorization is granted via membership in the edu:berkeley:org:nos:DDI:datahub CalGroup. @yuvipanda and @ryanlovett are group admins and can update membership.

Making Changes

  1. Log into Infoblox from a campus network or through the campus VPN. Use your CalNet credentials.

  2. Navigate to Data Management > DNS > Zones and click berkeley.edu.

  3. Navigate to Subzones and choose either data8x or datahub, then click Records.

Tip

For quicker access, click the star next to the zone name to make a bookmark in the Finder pane on the left side.

Create a new record

  1. Click the down arrow next to + Add in the right-side Toolbar. Then choose Record > A Record.

  2. Enter the name and IP of the A record, and uncheck Create associated PTR record.

  3. Consider adding a comment with a timestamp, your ID, and the nature of the change.

  4. Click Save & Close.

Edit an existing record

  1. Click the gear icon to the left of the record’s name and choose Edit.

  2. Make a change.

  3. Consider adding a comment with a timestamp, your ID, and the nature of the change.

  4. Click Save & Close.

Delete a record

  1. Click the gear icon to the left of the record’s name and choose Delete.