Allocate DNS names and IP addresses to the NTP and Active Directory servers.

Each ROBO site must have a local Active Directory domain controller and NTP server. This ensures authentication and time sync still works in the event the connection between the hub and ROBO site is down.

Component Group

DNS Name

IP Address in ROBO

Description

NTP

ntp.rainpole.local

  • 172.18.11.251

  • 172.18.11.252

  • NTP server selected using Round Robin

  • NTP server on the ToR switches.

AD/DNS

dc03rpl.rainpole.local

172.18.11.4

Windows 2012 R2 host that contains the Active Directory configuration and DNS server for the rainpole.local domain.

Note:

These FQDN's and IP addresses are examples. Use the FQDN and IP addresses for Active Directory and NTP you currently have configured in your environment.