Product Documentation

Disabling and Enabling Name Servers

Aug 31, 2016

The following procedure describes the steps to enable or disable an existing name server.

To enable or disable a name server by using the command line interface

At the command prompt, type the following commands to enable or disable a name server and verify the configuration:

  • (enable | disable) dns nameServer <IPAddress>
  • show dns nameServer <IPAddress>

Example

 
> disable dns nameServer 10.102.9.19 
 Done 
> show dns nameServer 10.102.9.19 
1)       10.102.9.19: LOCAL  -  State: OUT OF SERVICE 
 Done 
> 

To enable or disable a name server by using the configuration utility

  1. Navigate to Traffic Management > DNS > Name Servers.
  2. In the details pane, select the name server that you want to enable or disable.
  3. Click Enable or Disable. If a name server is enabled, the Disable option is available. If a name server is disabled, the Enable option is available.