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How to export DHCP Leases to CSV file

Many exports limits to 10,000 entries but what if you have more than that then what?  Using an API call is the way to go. Here are instructions on how to export DHCP Leases from Infoblox using an API call. Pre-Req: Must have a user account with API access Must have the FQDN or IP of the GridMaster Instructions: (I'm using a Mac of course so if you are using Windows it will look different but Linux it will look the same) From the machines command prompt run

DNS Queries

Check how each DNS Server is doing. NOTE: DNS can use UDP or TCP port 53 Zone transfers use TCP Queries use UDP ALSO DNS is considered Layer7 (Application Layer)   ARCHITECTURE EXAMPLE External/Internet Facing Utilize F5 BIG-IP DNS (GTM) as the name server since they are practically impossible to kill Internal/Intranet Utilize Infoblox with a minimum of two DNS Views (Internal DNS View for intranet only DNS and External DNS View for internet only

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How to EXPORT addresses from containers

So we all know how to export one subnet in Infoblox using the GUI.  Super easy using the export button.  If you want to export all addresses in a container, well thats a different story and not so easy. My first approach, which was a failure due to the limit of 500 records, was to do a search for anything starting with 10.45. which worked up to 500 records so that’s not going to work since a possibility of 65k records in a class B. Next step is to download this file which was created b

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Infoblox Add Network Insight to existing GRID

Here are some “notes” on adding Network Insight to an existing GRID. PRE-REQ’s 2 Infoblox provided files (.ovf and a .vmdk file) VMWare access to deploy an OVF License IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway IP Address FQDN to assign to Member SNMP Community Strings ACL’s to include the IP Address that you assign to the Discovery member INSTRUCTIONS for INFOBLOX Part 1 Log into your Infoblox Grid Master to add the new vND-800 member

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How to BULK export everything (or select items) from Infoblox

I get the request all the time from other teams or application owners or security or someone that needs a large export from Infoblox.  If its as simple as a domain, you browse to the domain and click export to CSV but if its multiple domains, sub-domains, networks, etc..  that's more difficult. In this example I had to export all our dns domains and records. Data Management - IPAM On the right in the toolbar click on CSV Job Manager Click the CSV Export on the left Click

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How to prevent TFTP on NetMRI Appliances

Ran into an issue with a security audit being performed found that our NetMRI appliance has TFTP open and thats just no good so here is how you disable TFTP (block) since there is no way to turn off TFTP in NetMRI The attached diagnostics allow you to update the NetMRI appliance IP Tables (firewall) configuration to Reject and Accept tftp traffic. The diagnostics can be applied using the "diag <filename.gpg>" command from the NetMRI admin shell. EXAMPLE: EGserver001> d

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Infoblox NETWORK API examples

Here are some examples Create a network To create networks, use a POST request: curl -k1 -u admin:testpw -X POST https://192.168.1.2/wapi/v2.11.2/network \ -d network=10.1.0.0/16 The server returns a reference of the created network: "network/ZG5zLm5ldHdvcmskMTAuMS4wLjAvMTYvMA:10.1.0.0%2F16" To create another network, send another POST request: curl -k1 -u admin:testpw -X POST https://192.168.1.2/wapi/v2.11.2/network \ -d network=10.2.0.0/16 Read a network To ver

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