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Enabling or disabling DNS and DDNS

You can use System Manager to enable or disable DNS on a storage system. After enabling DNS, you can enable DDNS.

Before you begin

The DNS server administrator must have made the necessary changes in the DNS server for the DDNS functionality to work.

About this task

DNS and DDNS are disabled by default.


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM), and then click Configuration > Services > DNS/DDNS Services.
  3. In the DNS/DDNS Services window, click Edit.
  4. In the Edit DNS/DDNS Settings dialog box, enable DNS and DDNS services:
    1. Select the DNS service check box.
    2. Select the DDNS service check box.
    You can disable DNS and DDNS by clearing the respective check box.
  5. Click OK.