IP Address Management

About this service

Description IP Address Management enables IT professionals to manage Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) configuration for their networks and zones, and registers and allocates DNS domains and IP address blocks on behalf of campus. DHCP allows a computer to automatically obtain an IP address when it joins a network, while DNS translates domain names like www.illinois.edu into numerical IP addresses.
Other names DNS, DHCP, Host manager.
Documentation links IPAM Service Documentation
Features and tools DHCP service to subnet, Authoritative DNS, Recursive DNS (resolvers), DHCP configuration management, DNS data management.

Log in to IPAM Grid Manager

Domain Request Form

Getting and using this service

Who can use the service Faculty/Staff
How to get the service IT Professionals listed in Contacts Database with "DNS Requests" permission may log in to IPAM Grid Manager and make changes to objects and records within those network(s) and domain(s).

Use the Domain Request Form to request a new domain.

See Campus Network if you need DHCP enabled for a new network.

If in doubt, contact hostmgr@illinois.edu for help.
Cost Each campus unit is eligible for one subdomain free of charge. Additional subdomains cost $10 per year. Approved vanity domains cost $10 per year plus registration, renewal, and/or transfer fees equal to the amount that Technology Services pays the registrar.
Usage constraints User authorization granted per network and per domain via contacts database.

Support and Hours

How to get help Email hostmgr@illinois.edu.
Training and consulting opportunities None listed
Maintenance hours Maintenance windows are the same as the campus Network.  Posted maintenance windows are: 5:30am-7:30am M-F, 5:30am-10:00am Sat, and 5:30-noon Sunday, however all outages require coordination with Public Safety.
Lifecycle stage Production
Provided by Technology Services
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