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Register IP addresses for AWS and Azure virtual machines in Infoblox

Register IP addresses for AWS and Azure virtual machines in Infoblox

Create a policy to register IP addresses for AWS and Azure virtual machines in Infoblox, once these virtual machines are provisioned.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_cmp.cloud_admin.

About this task

When AWS and Azure virtual machines are provisioned, IP addresses are automatically allocated to them. You can create a policy and the policy is invoked, once these virtual machines are provisioned, to get their IP addresses and register these IP addresses in Infoblox.


  1. Navigate to Cloud Admin Portal > Govern > Policies.
  2. Click New.
  3. Fill out the fields on the Policy form (see table).
    Policy Name Enter a descriptive name.
    Policy Trigger Select on Resource operation.
    Resource Block Select ResourceBlock Virtual Server.
    Operation Select Virtual Server interface provision.
    Moment Select Post Operation.
  4. Click Submit to publish the policy.
  5. Create a policy rule for the policy. Specify two conditions in the condition builder for locating the AWS and the Azure virtual machines. Select Request from > starts with and enter AWS. Specify another condition for Azure.
  6. Click Update.
  7. In the Policy Rules Action related list, click New to create a policy action.
  8. Select IP Address Management in the Create Policy Rule Action dialog box. Enter a name in the Action Name field, select Infoblox in the Provider Type list, and select Register IP address in the IPAM Method Name list.
  9. Click Submit.
  10. In the Policy Rule Action Attributes section, enter the domain name of your company's network in the DNSSuffix field. As an example, Values for all the other properties are already populated.
  11. Click Update and republish the policy.