Setting up DNS and DHCP services in your private cloud

Applications and workloads running in a private cloud environment require name resolution and DHCP services for lookup and IP address assignment. A proper DHCP and DNS infrastructure is required to provide these services. You can configure your private cloud NSX-T to provide DHCP and DNS service or set up a virtual machine (VM) to provide these services in your private cloud.

To set up DNS and DHCP services using NSX-T:

Before you begin

Linux-based DNS server setup

Linux offers various packages for setting up DNS servers. For information about setting up an open-source BIND DNS server, see How To Configure BIND as a Private Network DNS Server on CentOS 7.

Windows-based setup

For information about DNS and DHCP in the Windows Server environment, see the following pages: