Article ID: 2759, created on Oct 29, 2007, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Pro Control Panel Windows

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Knowledge ID 2101
Product : EnsimPro for Windows 2003
Version : 4.0.1
Topic : Hotfix

Title
Hotfix 8 : Default DNS zones are incorrect

Summary
Addresses the issue "Default DNS zones are incorrect"

Prevention


Details

Ensim® Pro for Windows 4.0.1 Hotfix 8 Release notes

Hotfix information

  • Product:Ensim Pro for Windows - 4.0.1
  • Hotfix no:8
  • Hotfix date:September 20, 2005

Download: http://download.swsoft.com/ensim/download/pro/windows/4.0.1/hotfix/hotfix8/WWP-4.0.1-Hotfix-8.zip
md5sum: b01cf8b20f947067558c93b6b2c009ee

Resolved Issues

This hotfix resolves the following issue:

  1. Value of Responsible person field in SOA record is not correct. After applying the hotfix, SOA record for newly added zone will have correct value for responsible person

New features added in this hotfix

This section describes the new features added by this hotfix. Some of these features might not be available by default and you need to enable them by following the instructions given in the section Enabling and disabling new features.

  • Add additional NS records when zones are created.

Prerequisites

Before installing this hotfix, ensure that your Ensim Pro 4.0.1 for Windows system has the following:

  • Ensim Pro for Windows 4.0.1 - hotfix 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Time requirements and customer impact

  • It takes a few minutes to apply the hotfix. During this time, new customers cannot be provisioned through Ensim Pro control panel and through Command line interface (CLI).

Installing the hotfix

This section explains how to install the hotfix.

    Installation instructions

  1. Login to the Ensim Pro server as administrator.
  2. Open a command window and run the command iisreset /stop.
  3. Stop the EnsimProvisionEngine COM+ component. Open Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Component Services
    Navigate to : Computers > My Computer > COM+ Applications > EnsimProvisionEngine. Right Click > Shut Down
  4. Unzip the hotfix zip file to a temporary directory.
  5. Change to the directory <install_dir>\cp\admin\bin\serviceComponents\msdns where <install_dir> refers to the path where Ensim Pro is installed. For example, if Ensim Pro is installed in C:\Program Files\Ensim\WEBppliance, then switch to C:\Program Files\Ensim\WEBppliance\cp\admin\bin\serviceComponents\msdns directory.
  6. Back up the existing DNSBackend.dll file to a location other than the existing directory.
    Important: Do not rename the file and keep it in the current directory.
  7. Copy the new DNSBackend.dll from the temporary directory to the current directory.
  8. Start the EnsimProvisionEngine COM+ component. Open Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Component Services
    Navigate to : Computers > My Computer > COM+ Applications > EnsimProvisionEngine. Right Click > Start
  9. Open a command window and run the command iisreset /start.

Removing the hotfix

You can remove (or roll back) the installed hotfix by restoring the backed up DLL files.

To remove (or roll back) the hotfix installation:

  1. Login to the Ensim Pro server as administrator.
  2. Open a command window and run the command iisreset /stop
  3. Stop the EnsimProvisionEngine COM+ component. Open Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Component Services
    Navigate to : Computers > My Computer > COM+ Applications > EnsimProvisionEngine. Right Click > Shut Down
  4. Restore the DNSBackend.dll file from the backup location to the directory <install_dir>\cp\admin\bin\serviceComponents\msdns where <install_dir> refers to the path where Ensim Pro is installed. For example, if Ensim Pro is installed in C:\Program Files\Ensim\WEBppliance, then switch to C:\Program Files\Ensim\WEBppliance\cp\admin\bin\serviceComponents\msdns directory.
  5. Start the EnsimProvisionEngine COM+ component. Open Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Component Services
    Navigate to : Computers > My Computer > COM+ Applications > EnsimProvisionEngine. Right Click > Start
  6. Open a command window and run the command iisreset /start.

The hotfix rollback is complete.

Enabling and disabling new features

How to use this:

You can add additional NS records whenever DNS zones are created. To enable this perform the following steps:

  1. Log on to the Ensim Pro server as administrator.
  2. Open the Registry Editor.
  3. In the editor window expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Ensim > WEBppliance 
  4. Right click WEBppliance, point to new and click string value.
  5. Rename the string value to AdditionalDNSNameServers.
  6. Double-click the AdditionalDNSNameServers, specify the name servers separated by comma for which NS records are required to be added whenever zones are created. For example: if you want NS record to be added for ns1.server.com and ns2.server.com server, the value should be ns1.server.com,ns2.server.com

This completes the steps required to add additional NS records whenever DNS zones are created. 

 


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