How to install gDNS Controller server

How to setup gDNS Controller

To install the gDNS controller follow the instructions below:


 * Do a system update/upgrade before starting the installation

 * CentOS

 # yum -y update

 # yum install wget -y

 * Ubuntu

 # apt -y update && apt -y upgrade

 # apt install wget -y


 * Download Admin-Ahead gDNS Controller installer

# wget 

* Before starting the installation, you should disable SELinux on your server machine by executing below command and reboot the server.

# sudo setenforce 0

# sed -i.bak '/SELINUX=/c\SELINUX=disabled' /etc/selinux/config

# shutdown -r now
* Set execution permission

# chmod +x

# ./

 * Run the installer and follow onscreen instructions

During the installation, you will be prompted for the license, copy and paste the license on the terminal, and press enter.

How to access the gDNS controller management interface?

gDNS controller can be accessed via https://<ip>/gdns-controller

Username: admin

password: admin

make sure to change the password once you log in.

Adding Transfer servers:

Login to the gDNS Controller  panel
Click on Add Transfer server in the Manage Cluster tab
Enter the IP and hostname (user defined) of the Transfer server
Click Submit.

Adding additional Edge clusters to gDNS Controller:

Login to Admin-Ahead gDNS control panel
Click on Add Edge server in the Manage Cluster tab
Enter the IP and hostname (user defined) of the Edge Server
Click Submit.

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