Setup

Add Infoblox Endpoint

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add Infoblox Endpoint vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add Infoblox Endpoint
Add Infoblox Endpoint

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Hostname

Infoblox appliance's FQDN or IP address

HTTPS?

Select whether or not the Infoblox appliance is HTTPS

Port

Normally 443 for HTTPS and 80 for HTTP

Infoblox appliance port

WAPI Version

Select 1.2 if WAPI version is less than 2.0

Select 2.0 if WAPI version is 2.0 or greater

Reservation type

Select the desired method for Infoblox IPAM/DNS to reserve an IP address

Fixed IP (default): An IP reservation is made by using the fixed IP address retrieved from Infoblox

DNS Host Record: An IP reservation is made with the DNS host record that is created by Infoblox when an IP address is retrieved from Infoblox

DNS view

Optional

What is the DNS view this endpoint supports?

Network view

Optional

What is the Network view this endpoint supports?

Credential Configuration for Infoblox Endpoint
Create credential?

Check the checkbox to create a new credential.

Uncheck the checkbox to use an existing credential.

Credential

Shown when 'Create credential?' is not checked

Select the appropriate credential from an existing list of credentials

Credential Configuration label

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Username

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

Username that has necessary permissions

Password

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

User's password

Advanced
Host record template

Optional - enables additional configuration by adding additional fields (e.g. comments) into the JSON payload for the Host record

Leave blank to default

Providing an invalid template will cause the API call to fail

A record template

Optional - enables additional configuration by adding additional fields (e.g. comments) into the JSON payload for the A record

Leave blank to default

Providing an invalid template will cause the API call to fail

PTR record template

Optional - enables additional configuration by adding additional fields (e.g. comments) into the JSON payload for the PTR record

Leave blank to default

Providing an invalid template will cause the API call to fail

Fixed address template

Optional - enables additional configuration by adding additional fields (e.g. comments) into the JSON payload for the Fixed address record

Leave blank to default

Providing an invalid template will cause the API call to fail


Add IPAM Profile

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add IPAM Profile vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add IPAM Profile
Add IPAM Profile

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Description

Optional

Description of IPAM profile

IPAM type

Select 'Infoblox' as the IPAM type

Provider host

Auto-generated list after an IPAM type is selected. If nothing is available, please make sure to have added an IPAM endpoint

Select the desired Infoblox Endpoint

Subnets, Gateways and Network names

Type in a subnet and its gateway and network name (all comma separated) into the input field (e.g. 10.0.0.0/24, 10.0.0.1, networkName)

Subnet: X.X.X.X/CIDR

Gateway: X.X.X.X (optional)

Network Name: Corresponds to the VMware port group name in vCenter to be configured on the VM for this nic. Please refer to your vCenter configuration to identify what this value should be (vSphere Client > Networking > Portgroups)

Network Mask: Optional / Can be templated

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

SovLabs Template Engine page
Excluded IPs

Enter all IPs to be excluded (e.g. 10.0.0.1)

NIC number

Enter in a NIC number (0-9) for this IPAM profile

Primary DNS

Input Primary DNS

Secondary DNS

Input Secondary DNS

DNS suffix

Input DNS suffix

DNS search suffix

Comma separate values

Input DNS search suffix(es)

Primary WINS

Input Primary WINS

Secondary WINS

Input Secondary WINS