Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.5

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ip name-server

Configures one or more name server (DNS) IP addresses. You can configure up to six IP addresses.

Syntax
ip name-server [vrf vrf-name] ip-address [ip-address2] [ip-address3] [ip-address4] [ip-address5] [ip-address6]

To undo the name server ip address configuration for VRF, use the no ip name-server [vrf vrf-name] ip-address command.

Parameters
vrf vrf-name
(Optional) Enter the key word vrf and then the name of the VRF to configure the name server IP addresses for that VRF.
ip-address [ip-address2] [ip-address3] [ip-address4] [ip-address5] [ip-address6]
Enter the IP address of the name server in dotted decimal format.
NOTE: Use the additional ip-address parameters (ip-address2 to ip-address6) in a sequential order to specify up to a maximum of six IP addresses per VRF.
Defaults
None
Command Modes
CONFIGURATION
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, refer to the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

The following is a list of the Dell EMC Networking OS version history for this command.

Version
Description
9.8(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9100–ON.
9.8(0.0P5)
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
9.8(0.0P2)
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
9.7(0.0)
Introduced on the S6000-ON.
9.4.(0.0)
Introduced on the S-Series and Z-Series.
Usage Information

Use this command to associate the system with one or more DNS servers.

In a dual stack setup, the system sends both A (request for IPv4 — RFC 1035) and AAAA (request for IPv6 — RFC 3596) record requests to a DNS server even if only the ip name-server command is configured.

Example
•	DellEMC(conf)#ip name-server vrf jay 2.2.2.2
•	DellEMC(conf)#ip name-server vrf jay 2.2.2.2 3.3.3.3 4.4.4.4 5.5.5.5 6.6.6.6 7.7.7.7 

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