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Infoblox NIOS 8.x:
Modernize your enterprise

Empower workplace transformation with the leader in core network services

Enhance protection and privacy

Advanced enterprise security

Expand workplace modernization

Increased multi-cloud integration and automation

Improve visibility, user experience and control

Stronger DDI, value-added services and plugin support

Enterprise-grade DDI
for today’s hybrid
multi-cloud networks

DNS, DHCP & IPAM to power your
data center and cloud infrastructure

Infoblox NIOS 8.6.2 unifies multi-cloud integration and automation, strengthens DDI visibility, user experience and control, and
delivers secure, reliable core and value-added services for hybrid networks of any size—today and for the future.

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Key benefits

Simplify Cloud Migration and Service Consistency with DHCP for GCP

Simplify Cloud Migration and Service Consistency with DHCP for GCP

NIOS 8.6.2 allows DHCP services to be configured on vNIOS GCP instances and serve DHCP to on-prem clients

Expand Visibility and Cloud Migration with Reporting in AWS and Microsoft Azure

Expand Visibility and Cloud Migration with Reporting in AWS and Microsoft Azure

NIOS 8.6.2 permits deployment of virtual Reporting members in AWS and Azure public clouds

Boost Visibility, Automation and Control with DDI Plugins

Boost Visibility, Automation and Control with DDI Plugins

NIOS 8.6.2 delivers integrations with Ansible 1.2.1, Terraform 2.1, Kubernetes ExternalDNS, Nutanix 5.20.x, Red Hat OpenStack Xena IPAM and Cisco ISE 3.x for faster speed to value

Scalability with vNIOS v40x5 Appliances in AWS, Azure and GCP

Scalability with vNIOS v40x5 Appliances in AWS, Azure and GCP

NIOS 8.6.2 enables v4015 appliances in AWS, Azure and GCP and v4025 in Azure and GCP for scalability in high volume workflows

Gain Contextual Visibility and User Experience with the Splunk Reporting Upgrade

Gain Contextual Visibility and User Experience with the Splunk Reporting Upgrade

NIOS 8.6.2 upgrades Reporting to Splunk 8.2.4 with Dashboard Studio for creating custom dashboards and reports and visualizing data in a few clicks

Elevate Hybrid Visibility with Discovery for Cloud Services Portal (CSP)

Elevate Hybrid Visibility with Discovery for Cloud Services Portal (CSP)

NIOS 8.6.2 sends data discovered by Network Insight or NetMRI to the CSP for single control plane visibility through the BloxOne platform

Enhance Control with DTC Health Monitor Manual Failback

Enhance Control with DTC Health Monitor Manual Failback

NIOS 8.6.2 advances visibility, app uptime and control by manually disabling and enabling unstable sites for maintenance but continue health monitoring without a DNS restart.

Improve Efficiency and Control with MSM Microsoft Server Configuration for Delegate Name Server Group

Improve Efficiency and Control with MSM Microsoft Server Configuration for Delegate Name Server Group

NIOS 8.6.2 saves time by allowing MSM to configure servers in Sites and Services using Delegate Name Server Group in thousands of zones to avoid managing each of those zones individually

Advance Insight and User Experience with BloxConnect Customer Data Visibility

Advance Insight and User Experience with BloxConnect Customer Data Visibility

NIOS 8.6.2 displays to the customer the data collected by Infoblox support teams to improve post-implementation visibility, service and user experience

Increase Control and User Experience with Multi-Primary DNS Failover for DDNS

Increase Control and User Experience with Multi-Primary DNS Failover for DDNS

NIOS 8.6.2 enables DHCP servers to send DDNS updates automatically (failover) to designated DNS Primaries in multiple DNS Primary zones

Fortify Security with TLS Dynamic Control for SAML Port 8765

Fortify Security with TLS Dynamic Control for SAML Port 8765

NIOS 8.6.2 improves security by enabling control of TLS protocols and ciphers to dynamically disable older versions of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 for SAML Port 8765 and apply new configurations

Extend Hybrid Multi-Cloud Integration and Automation

Extend Hybrid Multi-Cloud Integration and Automation

NIOS 8.6.1 delivers vNIOS for Ansible Collection; vNIOS for Azure Stack; vNIOS 4015 KVM Appliance for Red Hat OpenShift; and vNIOS IPAM for vRO v8.0 upgrades

Enable the modern hybrid workplace

Increase multi-cloud and API integration, flexibility and automation with vNIOS enhancements for:

  • Public Cloud: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
  • Multi-Cloud: Azure Stack, DHCP for GCP, Reporting appliances in AWS and Azure, high capacity v40x5 appliances in AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Orchestration: Ansible, Calm, Cisco, Docker, Kubernetes, Nutanix, OpenShift, OpenStack, Terraform and VMware
  • Hypervisors: KVM, Microsoft Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV and VMware ESXi

Strengthen your DNS, DHCP and IPAM platform

Improve visibility, reliability, performance and control through:
Core DDI

  • Multi-Primary DNS failover for DDNS updates
  • TLS dynamic control for SAML Port 8765

Value-Added Services

  • Reporting Splunk Platform Upgrade
  • Discovery for Cloud Services Portal (CSP)
  • DTC Health Monitor Manual Failback
  • MSM Microsoft Server Configuration with Delegate Name Server Group
  • BloxConnect Customer Data Visibility

DD Plugin Support

  • Ansible 1.2.1
  • Terraform 2.1
  • Kubernetes ExternalDNS
  • Nutanix 5.20.x
  • Red Hat OpenStack Xena IPAM
  • Cisco ISE 3.x

Engage advanced enterprise security

Enhance network protection and privacy with:

  • Elliptical Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) for DNSSEC and Zone Signing
  • DoT and DoH DNS encryption
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and EAL2 certifications
  • Added security ecosystem notifications

Extend service provider capabilities

Add greater privacy, security and control with DoT and DoH and improved proxy functions.

  • IPv6 DHCP filtering
  • DoT and DoH DNS encryption
  • Improved proxy functions

Key
capabilities

Microsoft® Windows Server 2019 Support

NIOS 8.6.0 continues concurrent support for Microsoft Windows 2019 DNS and DHCP servers for enhanced network visibility, data sync and sharing, team collaboration and control

DTC Topology for Containers and Hosts, plus GMC Health Status Display

NIOS 8.6.1 enables creation of DTC topologies using extensible attributes (EAs) for container and hosts. It also displays GMC health status for better visibility and control

DTC Load Balancing Advancements

NIOS 8.6.0 equips DTC with new consolidated monitor health settings that enable all members to do health checks and share statuses. It also supplies a new LBDN Query Configuration to support full health check updates for greater reliability. Finally, NIOS 8.6.0 offers new source IP hash load balancing to enable persistence during disconnect and reconnect events

DNS Encryption (DoT and DoH)

NIOS 8.5.2 provides reliable, secure DNS encryption between client and recursive resolvers, enabling organizations to control their DNS by hosting their own DoT and DoH resolvers

FIPS 140-2/CC EAL 2 Updates

NIOS 8.5.2 improves security with updated FIPS 140-2 Level 2 enhancements, including physical tamper evidence and role-based authentication

Security Ecosystem Notifications

NIOS 8.6.0 adds more outbound ecosystem notifications for DNS zone, record and unmanaged IP/device deletions for improved awareness of impactful network events

ECDSA for DNSSEC and Zone Signing

NIOS 8.6.1 enhances security by adding the Elliptical Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) to enhance processing speed and performance and protect data and infrastructure from unauthorized changes

DNS Scavenging

NIOS 8.6.0 advances cleanup and removal of outdated DNS resources by adding block-lists and last queried time-stamp records to enhance DNS scavenging

Hybrid HA Flexibility

NIOS 8.6.0 enables pairing of physical and virtual appliances for hybrid HA, improving reliability, redundancy and customer experience during migration

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DDI

Unify DNS, DHCP and IPAM
across on-premises and cloud data centers

DDI

Unify DNS, DHCP and IPAM
across on-premises and cloud data centers

Multi-Cloud Enterprise

Streamline network management of multi-cloud solutions

Multi-Cloud Enterprise

Streamline network management of multi-cloud solutions

Private Cloud/Virtualization

Maximize the value of private cloud and virtualized deployments

Private Cloud/Virtualization

Maximize the value of private cloud and virtualized deployments

Core Network Integrations

Improve network agility using out-of-the-box integrations with top third-party platforms

Core Network Integrations

Improve network agility using out-of-the-box integrations with top third-party platforms

IPAM
for Microsoft

Plug the gaps and extend your investment in Microsoft IPAM

IPAM
for Microsoft

Plug the gaps and extend your investment in Microsoft IPAM

Unified Network View

Enhance discovery, security and efficiency
with Network Insight

Unified Network View

Enhance discovery, security and efficiency
with Network Insight

DNS Traffic Control

Optimize application uptime, performance and control

DNS Traffic Control

Optimize application uptime, performance and control

Service Providers

Deliver modern core network services and security

Service Providers

Deliver modern core network services and security

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