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Archived Manual: 3-DNS Reference Guide, version 3.0
Manual

Original Publication Date: 03/01/2010
Updated Date: 09/27/2007

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Introduction

Getting started

Using the Administrator Kit

Stylistic conventions

Finding help and technical support resources

Access Control Lists

big3d Agent

Setting up data collection with the big3d agent
Installing the big3d agent
Understanding factories run by big3d agents
Setting up communication between 3-DNS Controllers and
BIG-IP Controllers

Extended Content Verification (ECV)

Load Balancing

Understanding load balancing
Using static load balancing modes
Using dynamic load balancing modes
Configuring load balancing
Understanding wide IPs
Understanding pools
Adding a wide IP
Changing global variables that affect load balancing
Setting global alternate and fallback modes
Understanding TTL and timer values

Network Map

Working with the Network Map
Using the information table on the Network Map

Production Rules

Controlling network traffic patterns with production rules

Setting up production rules in the Configuration utility

Viewing, adding, and deleting production rules
Choosing the rule type
Defining time-based triggers
Defining event-based triggers
Choosing the action

Working with the production rules scripting language

Inserting production rules in the wideip.conf file
Executing and managing production rules
The if statement
The when statement
The every statement
Production rule actions
Production rule examples

Resource Records

Types of resource records
Additional resource record types

Scripts

3dns_admin_start
3dns_auth
3dns_dump
3dns_sync_metrics
3dns_web_config
3dns_web_passwd
3dnsmaint
3dprint
3ndc
big3d_check
big3d_install
big3d_restart
big3d_version
edit_lock
edit_wideip
install_key and F5makekey
syncd_checkpoint
syncd_rollback
syncd_start
syncd_stop

SNMP

Working with SNMP on the 3-DNS Controller

Configuring SNMP on the 3-DNS Controller

Downloading the MIBs

Understanding configuration file requirements

/etc/hosts.deny
/etc/hosts.allow
/etc/snmpd.conf
/etc/snmptrap.conf
/etc/syslog.conf

Configuring options for the checktrap script

Options for checktrap

Configuring the 3-DNS SNMP agent using the Configuration utility

To set SNMP properties using the Configuration utility

Configuring host SNMP settings on the 3-DNS Controller

Configuring SNMP agents on hosts

Topology

Setting up topology records

Utilities

3-DNS Controller utilities documentation