DNS management

Optimize the performance and reliability of your DNS infrastructure with DDI Central.

DNS server management

Set up authoritative and recursive DNS servers or enable DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) to effortlessly discover existing configurations for visualizing and managing advanced DNS settings, such as zones, domain records, named ACLs, advanced DNS configuration options, and Transaction Signature (TSIG) keys—all through a centralized console.

Monitor your DNS servers' network, IP, CPU, memory, and disk utilization from an intuitive dashboard to asses their load and performance.

DNS zone management

Leverage the zone editor tool to accurately map or update the zone data for the DNS records of a domain. Enhance administrators' understanding of the structure and relationships within a specific zone for smooth zone management.

DNS query and response analytics

Gain real-time insights into your network's DNS traffic to identify potential security threats, analyze and optimize zone performance, and proactively troubleshoot issues within your network.

Dynamic DNS (DDNS) with TSIG

Manage a responsive, scalable network by effortlessly adapting to dynamic IP changes in zone data with secure, automatic updates, guaranteeing uninterrupted services without extensive manual interventions.

DNS aging and scavenging

Streamline regular DNS maintenance by automating the timely identification and removal of stale records, ensuring a reliable, up-to-date DNS infrastructure.


Enable smooth communication between IPv6-only clients and IPv4-only DNS servers by dynamically synthesizing and delivering AAAA records that combine a special IPv6 prefix with the original IPv4 resources, ensuring a cohesive, inclusive network environment.

DNS security management

Preserve the integrity and availability of your DNS infrastructure in the face of evolving cyberthreats with DDI Central's security solutions.


Mitigate the risk of cache poisoning and manipulator-in-the-middle attacks by validating DNS responses through cryptographic signature verification, ensuring that end users receive only accurate, trustworthy DNS resources.

Response Rate Limiting (RRL)

Protect your authoritative name servers by intelligently regulating response throttling to mitigate the impact of DNS amplification attacks, ensuring uninterrupted access for legitimate clients and upholding a well-balanced approach to security.

Domain views

Customize DNS resolution, enforce distinct security policies, and control access for different user groups and network segments within your organization, enhancing protection against potential threats.

Domain blocking

Boost security by prohibiting access to recognized collections of undesirable domains and customize redirection using personalized IP settings.

DNS Firewall Response Policy Zones (DFW) (RPZ)

Block malware communications by enforcing DNS Firewall policies through Response Policy Zones (RPZs), implementing a proactive security measure at the DNS level to prevent the resolution of recognized malicious domains.

DHCP management

Foster efficient, controlled allocation of IP addresses, enabling seamless network connectivity and preventing conflicts in your dynamic network infrastructure.

DHCP server management

Set up DHCP servers manually or discover configurations from your existing DHCP environment, including DHCP scope configurations, DHCP options, and DHCP failover setups for your IPv4 address space. Monitor DHCP servers' network, IP, CPU, memory, and disk utilization from an intuitive dashboard to asses their load and performance.

DHCP scope management

Automate IP lease management by defining address pools within hierarchically organized DHCP scopes or network topology elements.

Apply custom configurations across multiple declared IP pools within each topology, incorporating advanced DHCP options for granular control.

Reserve fixed addresses for specific hosts, managing them collectively as host groups. Streamline VLAN management with isolated DHCP scopes for VLANs and exclusive broadcast domains.

DHCP fingerprinting

Customize IP resource allocation by granularly identifying, categorizing, and controlling the various types of devices connecting to your network.

Provide targeted configurations, enforce tailored compliance policies and access privileges, and streamline troubleshooting based on the device's type, OS, and manufacturer.

Pre-boot execution environments

Allow devices to autonomously discover IP addresses, initiate boot processes, and seamlessly integrate into your network.

Rogue DHCP server detection

Quickly identify and isolate rogue DHCP servers with timely email alerts, leveraging real-time monitoring and automated IP inventory reconciliation to ensure a secure, compliant network environment.

IP address management

Optimize both IPv4 and IPv6 life cycles, visualize the overall address plan of your network, and maintain a centralized IP inventory for a comprehensive, streamlined source of truth.

Network IP address space insights

Gain comprehensive visibility into IP address utilization and availability across diverse networks and VLANs within your organization.

Analyze the patterns of IP distribution among various hardware vendors and take control by directly allocating fixed addresses for hosts, ensuring precise management of IP resources.

IP-MAC identity mapping

Access user information related to the network and end-host devices and analyze users' consumption of IP resources.

Streamline change management and swiftly mitigate and troubleshoot network issues by following a user-centric approach.

Lease history insights

Probe the audit trail of current IP assignments in your network to access the DNS mapping and query analytics for a specific IP.

Track and analyze an IP's transitions over time to identify its association with specific devices, aiding in efficient troubleshooting and ensuring compliance.

DDI admin controls

Efficiently manage and safeguard your DDI infrastructure with robust administration controls.

Role-based access controls

Elevate security with precise permissions tailored to individual roles, ensuring efficient, secure access management for DDI clusters.

Contact groups

Organize and manage contacts for streamlined communication within each DDI cluster. Ensure that critical messages reach the right users promptly, enhancing overall responsiveness and coordination.

SMTP servers

Ensure timely communication with your users through swift email notifications and reports by configuring an SMTP server with specified authentication settings.