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Infoblox: Import DHCP from Windows DHCP when using VoIP

January 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Infoblox

When importing DHCP scopes and settings from a Microsoft DHCP with the Data Import Wizard, it’s important to verify that the DHCP options are correct.

This is especially important when dealing with IP telephones.

Recently, when I helped import some DHCP data from a Microsoft DHCP server, the Data Import Wizard changed the call server option (Option 128 for Nortel) from “String” to “Text”. You might guess the result.

If you more information on the correct syntax for “Call Server Information” (Option 128) for Nortel IP telephones, use the following blog post by Michael McNamara as a reference.
DHCP Options (VoIP)

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Infoblox NIOS 6.0.0 released

January 7th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Infoblox

Infoblox recently released version 6.0.0 of NIOS. No, you should not upgrade immediately. Wait for them to fix some bugs. In the meantime, you should read about all the awesome features included in version 6.0.0 of NIOS.

NIOS 6.0.0 Feature overview
– CSV import
– NXDOMAIN response replacement
– Blacklisting
– DHCP Lease Scavenging
– BGP Anycast Support
– bloxTools
– Synchronization with MS Windows Servers improvement
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