BlueCat Fundamentals - Instructor Led

BlueCat Fundamentals

The BlueCat Fundamentals instructor-led training course prepares students to manage all aspects of DHCP and DNS through Address Manager. Students start by building a new configuration and then use it to develop hands-on experience creating IP, DNS and DHCP data.


Learners should have a general understanding of networking concepts, as well as a strong grasp of concepts related to DHCP, DNS and IPv4 addressing.


This course is designed for individuals employed as DNS, DHCP and IPAM administrators who need a comprehensive understanding of Address Manager.

Course Length

The course length runs 4 days including a 1-hour lunch break.

Delivery Method

The on-site version of this course is delivered at the customer’s premises or a BlueCat-hosted location.

Course Objectives and Overview

BlueCat Fundamentals focuses on the administration of the BlueCat Address Manager and managing BlueCat DNS/DHCP servers and services.

Upon successful completion of the BlueCat Fundamentals course, you will be able to:

  • Monitor BlueCat Address Manager and BlueCat DNS/DHCP Systems
  • Manage the IPv4 and IPv6 Address Spaces
  • Configure and Manage Authoritative and Recursive DNS Architectures
  • Configure and Manage DHCP including DHCP Failover
  • Configure and Manage DNS services with BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server
  • Configure and Manage DHCP services with BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server
  • Configure BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server High Availability (XHA)
  • Configure Discovery and IP Reconciliation
  • Manage Users, Groups and External Authenticators
  • Configure Workflow
  • Manage User-Defined fields, Tags and Devices

Course Outline

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