Core DDI Configuration & Administration (CDCA)

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Core DDI Configuration & Administration (CDCA)

Course Overview

Build an in-depth working knowledge of how to configure and manage Infoblox appliances and the Infoblox Grid. Learn how to configure and manage the DNS and DHCP protocols, including: forward and reverse mapping DNS zones, DNS views; DHCP networks, custom options, ranges and fixed addresses; and visually manage the IP space using IPAM. Perform Grid management, including, system and protocol level monitoring, remote authentication, NIOS upgrades. Implement advanced NIOS features, including, Dynamic DNS with TSIG and GSS-TSIG, DNSSEC zone signing and validation, DNS Anycast, and DHCP failover.


This is a comprehensive course for team members responsible for implementation, administration, operations, or maintenance of the Infoblox Core DDI product.

Attendees should have a working knowledge of DNS and DHCP or have completed the Core DDI Fundamentals e-learning course

Day 1
The Infoblox Grid 
Setting Up the Grid 
Grid Manager 
Managing Grid Members 
High Availability

Day 2
DHCP Service
DHCP Networks
DHCP Objects
Extensible Attributes
User Accounts
Scheduled Tasks

Day 3
DNS Service
DNS Zones
DNS Resource Records
CSV Export and Import

Day 4
Remote Authentication
DNS Anycast
NIOS Upgrades
DNS and Network Views

Day 5
Advanced DHCP Options
DHCP Failover
Dynamic DNS
Reporting and Analytics