Configuring an HCP stub zone in Windows

Installing an HCP RAIN System - Final On-Site Setup

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How to configure an HCP domain as a stub zone in Windows:

  1. Open the DNS Manager:
    1. In the Windows Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools.
    2. In the Administrative Tools window, double-click DNS.
    The DNS Manager window shows the hierarchy of zones currently defined in the DNS.
  2. In the DNS Manager window, right-click Forward Lookup Zones under higher-level zone within which you want to configure the HCP stub zone. On the dropdown menu, select New Zone.
    The New Zone Wizard window opens.
  3. In the New Zone Wizard window, click Next.
  4. On the Zone Type page, select Stub zone.
  5. To configure the stub zone with Windows Active Directory integration, take one of these following actions:
    1. Select Store the zone in Active Directory.
    2. On the Active Directory Zone Replication Scope page, select the option for the way in which you want DNS data to be replicated throughout your network.
    3. Then click Next.
      Note: You need to configure the stub zone with Windows Active Directory integration if you plan to enable HCP support for AD. For information about doing that, see Configuring Active Directory or Windows workgroup support.
    4. To configure the stub zone without Windows Active Directory integration, click Next.
  6. In the Zone name field on the Zone Name page, type the applicable fully qualified domain name for the HCP system. Then click Next.
  7. On the Zone File page, select Create a new file with this file name and leave the default file name in the accompanying field. Then click Next.
  8. On the Primary DNS Servers page, for each HCP storage node you want to register as a primary name server, in the list box, type the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses assigned to the node for the applicable network. Then press Enter.
    When you’re adding all the node IP addresses, click Next.
  9. Click Finish.
    The HCP new stub zone appears in the zone hierarchy in the DNS manager window.