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Register DNS A-record activity

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Register DNS A-record activity

The Register DNS A-record activity creates a DNS A record on a specified Infoblox server.

The DNS activities use the REST Web Service activity designer template to manage DNS records using an Infoblox DDI Grid Server. These activities are configured to use a MID Server with REST capabilities.

To access this activity in the workflow editor, select the Custom tab, and then navigate to Custom Activities > Infoblox DDI > DNS.

Input variables

Table 1. Register DNS A-record input variables
Variable Description
InfobloxServer Name of the Infoblox DDI Grid Server.
network Address of the network containing the IP address to register in the record.
hostName Name of the actual server machine associate with the IP address in this record.
zone The DNS zone associated with the record being created.
ipAddress Specific IP address registered in this record.
restCredentials The sys_id of the REST credentials from the ServiceNow instance.

Output variables

Table 2. Register DNS A-record output variables
Variable Description
error Displays the message for any REST error encountered.
DNSARecord Name of the record registered, expressed in the format: record:host/<encrypted code>:<network name>/default.


Table 3. Register DNS A-record conditions
Variable Description
Success Activity successfully created the DNS A record.
Failure Activity failed to create the DNS A record.