BlueCat Enterprise DNS
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BlueCat Enterprise DNS

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BlueCat Enterprise DNS connects all disparate DNS and DHCP with centralized management of all clients and critical assets.

The BlueCat adapter connection requires the following parameters:

  1. Host – The URL of the BlueCat management server (e.g., https://bluecat.company.com)
  2. User Name and Password – Specify valid user name and password, that are dependent on the connection option you have chosen:
    • API - User name and password must be created in BlueCat. The user account must have the “API User” privilege assigned. Please see details below.
    • Database connection - User name and password with read permissions for the configured database. The best practice is to create a designated user for Axonius usage.
  3. Verify SSL – Choose whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server.
  4. Connect to Database - Choose whether to use an API or database connection to fetch data from BlueCat.
  5. Database Port and Database Name (optional) - Database port and name are mandatory if you have chosen to use database connection to fetch data from BlueCat.
  6. Choose Instance - If you are using multi-nodes, choose the Axonius node that is integrated with the adapter. By default, the 'Master' Axonius node (instance) is used. For details, see Connecting Additional Axonius Nodes

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Creating User for Axonius in BlueCat

The user account in Step 2 can be created by accessing the “Administration” and “Users and Groups” sections of the BlueCat management UI

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Please ensure the user account has the “API User” permissions assigned.

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## Configuring BlueCat Advanced Settings

To configure the BlueCat adapter advanced settings, open the BlueCat adapter screen, click Advanced Settings, and then click the BlueCat Configuration tab:

  • Time in seconds to sleep between each request - Specify sleeping time in seconds between each API request Axonius sends to BlueCat.
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