"With CompactFlash card storage, the potential for device failure was very low, ensuring a low total cost of ownership"
Mike Bird, IT Director, DHL, UK
"It's clear to us that the solution we have has been correctly sized. It's perfect."
Richard Thomson, London Business School
"What we really needed was reliability, fault tolerance and support. DNSBOX gives us peace of mind..."
Mark Albutt, Technical Manager, Probrand Limited, UK
"ApplianSys' sales and support staff are perfect. They're like my friends now. I can simply ask for help from any one of them"
Naif Orabi, Network Administrator at TAIF Ministry Of Education, Saudi Arabia
"The intricate nature of our system made it too challenging to support. With DNSBOX this is no longer the case."
Mark Albutt, Technical Manager, Probrand Limited, UK

Smart Server Management

DNSBOX-server-managementAs well as DNSBOX’s primary job – managing DNS, DHCP and IPAM services – you need to take care of the “housekeeping” – deploying, managing and maintaining the servers in your network. DNSBOX makes this easy too!

Working with DNSBOX, you will immediately notice all the smart administrative features which make it much easier than working with a general purpose server:

  • Multi–user access for shared tasks, with RADIUS or LDAP authentication
  • A secure web interface to control which people, machines and networks access your network data
  • Automated logging of system-level messages and redirection of syslog files available for audits or assisting in investigations – these can be viewed as alerts and messages from the appliance interface
  • Reports and statistics give you information on your appliance “health” – with options to customise data displayed and time periods
  • Configurable email, SMS or SNMP alerts keep posted on events relating to hardware, system, service or user authentication
  • SNMP support for integration with network management software
  • Easy backup/restore – configuration in one click
  • High availability upgrade system lets you take advantage of regular software/ security updates with minimal service disruption

But you might not notice what’s happening in the background. DNSBOX software self-manages, checking what is happening in the appliance environment, and responding to events – for example by automatically restarting on-box processes which stop unexpectedly. The result is a more robust DNS service, with less need for server administrator intervention to keep things running smoothly.

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Because DNSBOX is versatile and scalable, our customers around the world come in all shapes and sizes. ISPs, enterprises, government agencies and even internet registers simplify, control and protect their DDI services with DNSBOX.

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