Setup

Add BT Diamond Endpoint

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

FieldValue
Configuration label

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

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Version

BT Diamond IPControl version

Hostname

BT Diamond IPControl FQDN

Port

BT Diamond IPControl port number

Credential Configuration for BT Diamond IPControl 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


Add DNS Configuration

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

FieldValue
Configuration label

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

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Domains

Must be a qualified domain (e.g. example.com, example.org, example.co)

Add in all domains for this DNS configuration to support

Networks

Add in all the networks (X.X.X.X/CIDR) for this DNS configuration to support

DNS server type

Select BT Diamond as the desired DNS type

DNS Hosts

Select all desired BT Diamond DNS endpoints

Create A Records?

Select to create A records

Create PTR Records?

Select to create PTR records

Create Host Records?

Shown when 'DNS server type' is Infoblox

Select to create Host Records

Use as default server?

Only recommended for simple DNS configurations

Select to have this DNS configuration be the default if domain or network is not matched in any other DNS configuration(s)