Best Practices for DNS (Domain Name Service) Settings

Introduction

This document is intended for all users of the network at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Below are the recommended DNS and NTP settings for devices administered on the campus network. These optimal settings ensure maximum service availability, maximum DNS availability and resolution speed.

DNS Settings

Information on the best practices for using the campus DNS servers can be found here, or follow the support link below:

What are the campus domain name servers (DNS)?

Additional Information:

Recommended settings for configuring NTP service for your client can be found here.

If you have any questions, please submit a Remedy Ticket or Online Help Request.

 

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